VB Series, 2004/05 / Scorecard

VB Series - 2nd final

Australia v Pakistan

Australia won by 31 runs

Australia innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AC Gilchrist c Shoaib Malik b Abdul Razzaq 40 39 30 6 1 133.33
View dismissal MJ Clarke b Mohammad Hafeez 38 96 75 2 0 50.66
View dismissal RT Ponting* c Inzamam-ul-Haq b Shahid Afridi 41 74 61 4 0 67.21
View dismissal DR Martyn b Abdul Razzaq 43 66 60 4 0 71.66
View dismissal DS Lehmann b Shahid Afridi 6 12 12 0 0 50.00
View dismissal SM Katich run out (Shoaib Malik/†Kamran Akmal) 5 9 8 0 0 62.50
View dismissal SR Watson c Shahid Afridi b Iftikhar Anjum 21 33 25 0 1 84.00
View dismissal GB Hogg b Naved-ul-Hasan 13 25 17 0 0 76.47
B Lee not out 14 24 14 1 0 100.00
View dismissal JN Gillespie b Naved-ul-Hasan 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
GD McGrath not out 5 4 2 1 0 250.00
Extras (b 1, lb 4, w 3, nb 5) 13
Total (9 wickets; 50 overs; 196 mins) 239 (4.78 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-55 (Gilchrist, 8.5 ov), 2-118 (Clarke, 24.5 ov), 3-146 (Ponting, 31.3 ov), 4-156 (Lehmann, 35.2 ov), 5-166 (Katich, 37.5 ov), 6-203 (Martyn, 44.2 ov), 7-207 (Watson, 45.5 ov), 8-230 (Hogg, 49.1 ov), 9-230 (Gillespie, 49.2 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
View wickets Naved-ul-Hasan 9 0 69 2 7.66 28 7 2 (3nb, 1w)
View wicket Iftikhar Anjum 10 0 33 1 3.30 38 3 0
View wickets Abdul Razzaq 9.5 2 51 2 5.18 29 5 0 (2nb)
View wickets Shahid Afridi 10 0 38 2 3.80 31 2 0 (2w)
View wicket Mohammad Hafeez 10 0 34 1 3.40 27 0 0
Taufeeq Umar 1 0 8 0 8.00 1 1 0
Azhar Mahmood 0.1 0 1 0 6.00 0 0 0
Pakistan innings (target: 240 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal Kamran Akmal c †Gilchrist b McGrath 12 23 19 2 0 63.15
View dismissal Taufeeq Umar c McGrath b Lee 3 20 12 0 0 25.00
View dismissal Mohammad Hafeez c Clarke b McGrath 6 27 25 1 0 24.00
View dismissal Yousuf Youhana b Hogg 51 89 57 5 0 89.47
View dismissal Inzamam-ul-Haq* lbw b McGrath 0 2 3 0 0 0.00
View dismissal Shoaib Malik c Katich b Hogg 14 40 23 0 0 60.86
View dismissal Abdul Razzaq c †Gilchrist b McGrath 43 90 58 2 1 74.13
View dismissal Shahid Afridi run out (Lee/†Gilchrist) 31 23 21 1 2 147.61
View dismissal Azhar Mahmood lbw b Gillespie 13 18 14 2 0 92.85
View dismissal Naved-ul-Hasan b McGrath 19 46 38 2 0 50.00
Iftikhar Anjum not out 5 9 6 0 0 83.33
Extras (lb 3, w 6, nb 2) 11
Total (all out; 45.4 overs; 203 mins) 208 (4.55 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-13 (Taufeeq Umar, 4.5 ov), 2-17 (Kamran Akmal, 5.2 ov), 3-38 (Mohammad Hafeez, 11.2 ov), 4-38 (Inzamam-ul-Haq, 11.5 ov), 5-74 (Shoaib Malik, 19.6 ov), 6-97 (Yousuf Youhana, 25.1 ov), 7-133 (Shahid Afridi, 30.1 ov), 8-153 (Azhar Mahmood, 34.1 ov), 9-201 (Abdul Razzaq, 43.3 ov), 10-208 (Naved-ul-Hasan, 45.4 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
View wicket B Lee 8 1 31 1 3.87 35 3 0 (1nb, 2w)
View wickets GD McGrath 7.4 0 27 5 3.52 34 4 0 (1w)
View wicket JN Gillespie 10 0 35 1 3.50 40 3 0 (2w)
SR Watson 3.5 0 15 0 3.91 13 0 0 (1nb)
View wickets GB Hogg 10 0 63 2 6.30 26 1 3 (1w)
DS Lehmann 6.1 0 34 0 5.51 15 2 0
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series Australia won the best-of-3-finals 2-0
Player of the match GD McGrath (Australia)
Player of the series B Lee (Australia)
Umpires DJ Harper and RE Koertzen (South Africa)
TV umpire PD Parker
Match referee BC Broad (England)
Match notes
  • Hours of Play: 2.15pm - 5.45pm, 6.30pm - 10.00pm
  • Reserve Umpire: NSD Fowler
  • 12th men: MS Kasprowicz (Australia) and Salman Butt (Pakistan)
  • Australia's 50 in 30 minutes from 6.4 overs
  • Australia's 100 in 83 minutes from 20 overs
  • Australia's 150 in 120 mintes from 33 overs
  • Australia's 200 in 161 minutes from 43.5 overs
  • Pakistan's 50 in 66 minutes from 14.3 overs
  • Yousuf Youhana's 50 in 86 minutes from 52 balls, 5x4
  • Pakistan's 100 in 116 minutes from 26 overs
  • Pakistan's 150 in 152 minutes from 33.2 overs
  • Pakistan's 200 in 192 minutes from 43.2 overs
  • Attendance: 38,279
 
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Feb 6, 2005

One team gets the group hug, the other gets the therapy, Australia v Pakistan, VB Series final, February 6, 2005

One team gets the group hug, the other gets the therapy

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Feb 6, 2005

Ricky Ponting holds the VB Series trophy aloft, Australia v Pakistan, VB Series final, February 6, 2005

Ricky Ponting holds the VB Series trophy aloft

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