VB Series, 2002/03 / Scorecard

VB Series - 1st final

Australia v England

Australia won by 10 wickets (with 226 balls remaining)

England innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal ME Trescothick c †Gilchrist b Lee 0 7 11 0 0 0.00
View dismissal NV Knight c †Gilchrist b Lee 5 24 16 0 0 31.25
View dismissal MP Vaughan lbw b Bichel 21 81 48 2 0 43.75
View dismissal N Hussain* b Williams 1 13 12 0 0 8.33
View dismissal AJ Stewart c †Gilchrist b Williams 12 10 13 1 0 92.30
View dismissal PD Collingwood st †Gilchrist b Warne 43 117 71 2 0 60.56
View dismissal ID Blackwell c Ponting b Bichel 0 1 2 0 0 0.00
View dismissal RC Irani c Bichel b Lee 10 36 34 0 0 29.41
AR Caddick not out 12 46 34 0 0 35.29
View dismissal JM Anderson c †Gilchrist b Bichel 0 5 4 0 0 0.00
View dismissal MJ Hoggard c †Gilchrist b Bichel 0 1 2 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 7, w 5, nb 1) 13
Total (all out; 41 overs; 172 mins) 117 (2.85 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-1 (Trescothick, 1.6 ov), 2-11 (Knight, 5.3 ov), 3-19 (Hussain, 8.2 ov), 4-33 (Stewart, 10.6 ov), 5-45 (Vaughan, 19.1 ov), 6-45 (Blackwell, 19.3 ov), 7-79 (Irani, 29.2 ov), 8-115 (Collingwood, 38.6 ov), 9-117 (Anderson, 40.4 ov), 10-117 (Hoggard, 40.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets BA Williams 10 2 22 2 2.20 (1w)
View wickets B Lee 10 1 29 3 2.90 (1nb, 1w)
View wickets AJ Bichel 7 2 18 4 2.57 (1w)
View wicket SK Warne 10 0 28 1 2.80 (2w)
GB Hogg 4 0 13 0 3.25
Australia innings (target: 118 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
AC Gilchrist not out 69 56 37 15 0 186.48
ML Hayden not out 45 56 37 6 1 121.62
Extras (lb 2, w 2) 4
Total (0 wickets; 12.2 overs; 56 mins) 118 (9.56 runs per over)
Did not bat RT Ponting*, DR Martyn, MG Bevan, A Symonds, B Lee, GB Hogg, AJ Bichel, BA Williams, SK Warne
Bowling O M R W Econ
AR Caddick 3 0 31 0 10.33
JM Anderson 4 0 35 0 8.75 (2w)
MJ Hoggard 3.2 0 36 0 10.80
RC Irani 2 0 14 0 7.00
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series Australia led the best-of-3-finals 1-0
Player of the match B Lee (Australia)
Umpires DL Orchard (South Africa) and SJA Taufel
TV umpire DB Hair
Match referee CH Lloyd (West Indies)
Match notes
  • Hours of Play: 2.15pm - 5.45pm, 6.30pm - 10.00pm
  • 4th Umpire - NSD Fowler
  • 12th Men - NW Bracken (Aus) and AJ Hollioake (Eng)
  • Gilchrist 50 off 28 balls in 35 mins, 12x4
  • Gilchrist's 27th ODI 50
  • Australia 100 off 62 balls
  • Attendance 38 980
 
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Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 23, 2003
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Australia v England at Adelaide - Jan 19, 2003
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Photos

Jan 23, 2003

SYDNEY - JANUARY 23: Adam Gilchrist of Australia runs through as Roni Irani and Alec Stewart look on during the first match in the One Day International finals series between Australia and England at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney, Australia on January 23, 2003.

Irani and Stewart show their exasperation as Gilchrist runs, Australia v England, VB Series, 2002/03

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Jan 23, 2003

SYDNEY - JANUARY 23: Adam Gilchrist of Australia hits out during the first match in the One Day International finals series between Australia and England at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney, Australia on January 23, 2003.

Gilchrist batting, Australia v England, VB Series, 2002/03

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