Commonwealth Bank Series - 1st match

Australia v England

Australia won by 8 wickets (with 28 balls remaining)

England innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AJ Strauss c Hayden b Bracken 12 22 20 1 0 60.00
View dismissal MP Vaughan* c Hayden b Bracken 26 40 32 4 0 81.25
View dismissal IR Bell c Hussey b Johnson 15 54 29 2 0 51.72
View dismissal KP Pietersen c Symonds b Clark 82 143 91 4 3 90.10
View dismissal PD Collingwood c Johnson b McGrath 43 76 70 2 0 61.42
A Flintoff not out 47 62 38 5 0 123.68
View dismissal PA Nixon lbw b Johnson 0 5 4 0 0 0.00
View dismissal JWM Dalrymple c †Gilchrist b McGrath 2 8 8 0 0 25.00
View dismissal J Lewis c Ponting b Bracken 9 13 9 0 0 100.00
MS Panesar not out 0 3 0 0 0 -
Extras (b 1, lb 1, w 3, nb 1) 6
Total (8 wickets; 50 overs; 217 mins) 242 (4.84 runs per over)
Did not bat JM Anderson
Fall of wickets 1-20 (Strauss, 5.3 ov), 2-47 (Vaughan, 9.4 ov), 3-73 (Bell, 17.3 ov), 4-168 (Collingwood, 37.2 ov), 5-206 (Pietersen, 43.4 ov), 6-207 (Nixon, 44.5 ov), 7-211 (Dalrymple, 46.3 ov), 8-232 (Lewis, 49.2 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
View wickets GD McGrath 10 0 40 2 4.00 36 2 0 (1w)
View wickets NW Bracken 9 0 46 3 5.11 34 6 0
View wicket SR Clark 10 0 58 1 5.80 29 6 0 (1nb, 2w)
View wickets MG Johnson 10 2 34 2 3.40 38 2 0
MJ Clarke 8 0 35 0 4.37 21 2 0
CL White 3 0 27 0 9.00 8 0 3
Australia innings (target: 243 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AC Gilchrist c †Nixon b Dalrymple 60 69 61 7 1 98.36
View dismissal ML Hayden c †Nixon b Panesar 28 82 42 4 0 66.66
RT Ponting* not out 82 120 96 8 0 85.41
MJ Clarke not out 57 107 74 4 0 77.02
Extras (b 1, lb 2, w 15, nb 1) 19
Total (2 wickets; 45.2 overs; 190 mins) 246 (5.42 runs per over)
Did not bat MEK Hussey, A Symonds, CL White, NW Bracken, SR Clark, MG Johnson, GD McGrath
Fall of wickets 1-101 (Gilchrist, 15.3 ov), 2-113 (Hayden, 18.1 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
A Flintoff 6 0 48 0 8.00 20 4 1 (3w)
J Lewis 8.2 1 43 0 5.16 29 5 0 (1nb, 2w)
JM Anderson 7 0 47 0 6.71 19 6 0 (1w)
View wicket MS Panesar 10 1 46 1 4.60 34 4 0 (1w)
View wicket JWM Dalrymple 10 1 38 1 3.80 34 2 0
PD Collingwood 4 0 21 0 5.25 12 2 0
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Points Australia 4, England 0
ODI debuts PA Nixon and MS Panesar (England)
Player of the match AC Gilchrist (Australia)
Umpires IL Howell (South Africa) and SJA Taufel
TV umpire RL Parry
Match referee RS Madugalle (Sri Lanka)
Reserve umpire JD Ward
Match notes
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • England: 50 runs in 10.4 overs (65 balls), Extras 2
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • Drinks: England - 72/2 in 17.0 overs (IR Bell 15, KP Pietersen 16)
  • England: 100 runs in 23.6 overs (147 balls), Extras 4
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 80 balls (KP Pietersen 23, PD Collingwood 26, Ex 1)
  • KP Pietersen: 50 off 63 balls (3 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Drinks: England - 144/3 in 34.0 overs (KP Pietersen 51, PD Collingwood 36)
  • England: 150 runs in 35.2 overs (215 balls), Extras 4
  • England: 200 runs in 42.4 overs (260 balls), Extras 5
  • Australia: 50 runs in 7.3 overs (51 balls), Extras 17
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 51 balls (AC Gilchrist 27, ML Hayden 6, Ex 17)
  • AC Gilchrist: 50 off 51 balls (6 x 4)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 16.6 overs (108 balls), Extras 17
 
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England won by 34 runs (D/L method)
Australia v England at Melbourne - Feb 9, 2007
England won by 4 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)
England v New Zealand at Brisbane - Feb 6, 2007
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Australia v New Zealand at Melbourne - Feb 4, 2007
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Jan 12, 2007

Ricky Ponting reaches his half-century, Australia v England, Commonwealth Bank Series, 1st Match, Melbourne, January 12, 2007

Ricky Ponting reaches his half-century

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Jan 12, 2007

Michael Clarke formed an impressive stand with Ricky Ponting, Australia v England, Commonwealth Bank Series, 1st Match, Melbourne, January 12, 2007

Michael Clarke formed an impressive stand with Ricky Ponting

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