Commonwealth Bank Series - 1st final

Australia v England

England won by 4 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)

Australia innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AC Gilchrist c Flintoff b Mahmood 5 28 10 0 0 50.00
View dismissal ML Hayden c Mahmood b Dalrymple 82 152 102 7 0 80.39
View dismissal RT Ponting* c Collingwood b Panesar 75 109 75 7 0 100.00
View dismissal MJ Clarke run out (Collingwood) 33 51 39 0 1 84.61
View dismissal BJ Hodge lbw b Panesar 5 12 10 0 0 50.00
View dismissal MEK Hussey c †Nixon b Flintoff 17 29 19 1 0 89.47
View dismissal SR Watson c Bell b Mahmood 9 31 13 0 0 69.23
View dismissal GB Hogg c Bell b Flintoff 10 16 11 1 0 90.90
View dismissal B Lee run out (Collingwood) 0 5 5 0 0 0.00
NW Bracken not out 3 9 5 0 0 60.00
View dismissal GD McGrath b Flintoff 0 4 2 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 4, w 9) 13
Total (all out; 48.3 overs; 231 mins) 252 (5.19 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-32 (Gilchrist, 5.3 ov), 2-170 (Ponting, 30.1 ov), 3-180 (Hayden, 33.2 ov), 4-196 (Hodge, 36.5 ov), 5-229 (Clarke, 42.2 ov), 6-229 (Hussey, 42.3 ov), 7-248 (Hogg, 46.1 ov), 8-248 (Lee, 46.6 ov), 9-250 (Watson, 47.4 ov), 10-252 (McGrath, 48.3 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
LE Plunkett 10 0 56 0 5.60 (4w)
View wickets SI Mahmood 8 0 45 2 5.62 (2w)
View wickets A Flintoff 9.3 1 41 3 4.31 (2w)
View wickets MS Panesar 10 0 44 2 4.40
PD Collingwood 4 0 21 0 5.25
View wicket JWM Dalrymple 7 0 41 1 5.85 (1w)
England innings (target: 253 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal EC Joyce c McGrath b Lee 6 21 18 1 0 33.33
View dismissal MB Loye lbw b Lee 0 9 6 0 0 0.00
View dismissal IR Bell b Lee 65 147 90 3 0 72.22
View dismissal AJ Strauss lbw b Bracken 0 3 2 0 0 0.00
PD Collingwood not out 120 222 133 7 1 90.22
View dismissal A Flintoff* c †Gilchrist b Watson 35 65 36 0 1 97.22
View dismissal JWM Dalrymple run out (Clarke/McGrath) 3 6 5 0 0 60.00
PA Nixon not out 11 19 10 0 0 110.00
Extras (lb 3, w 7, nb 3) 13
Total (6 wickets; 49.3 overs; 240 mins) 253 (5.11 runs per over)
Did not bat LE Plunkett, SI Mahmood, MS Panesar
Fall of wickets 1-1 (Loye, 2.2 ov), 2-14 (Joyce, 4.6 ov), 3-15 (Strauss, 5.4 ov), 4-148 (Bell, 32.6 ov), 5-222 (Flintoff, 45.2 ov), 6-225 (Dalrymple, 46.1 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets B Lee 10 0 41 3 4.10 (1nb, 3w)
View wicket NW Bracken 8.3 1 38 1 4.47
GD McGrath 10 0 53 0 5.30 (1nb)
View wicket SR Watson 8 0 51 1 6.37 (1nb)
GB Hogg 10 0 52 0 5.20 (2w)
MJ Clarke 3 0 15 0 5.00 (2w)
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series England led the best-of-3-finals 1-0
Umpires Asad Rauf (Pakistan) and DJ Harper
TV umpire RL Parry
Match referee MJ Procter (South Africa)
Reserve umpire JD Ward
Match notes
  • Australia innings
  • Australia: 50 runs in 9.2 overs (60 balls), Extras 7
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 58 balls (ML Hayden 20, RT Ponting 27, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: Australia - 85/1 in 15.0 overs (ML Hayden 43, RT Ponting 28)
  • ML Hayden: 50 off 64 balls (5 x 4)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 19.4 overs (124 balls), Extras 9
  • Power Play 3: Overs 22.1 - 27.0
  • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 120 balls (ML Hayden 46, RT Ponting 49, Ex 5)
  • RT Ponting: 50 off 57 balls (4 x 4)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 27.1 overs (171 balls), Extras 12
  • Drinks: Australia - 170/2 in 30.1 overs (ML Hayden 78)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 37.3 overs (233 balls), Extras 12
  • Australia: 250 runs in 47.3 overs (294 balls), Extras 13
  • England innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Drinks: England - 45/3 in 16.0 overs (IR Bell 24, PD Collingwood 14)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 16.1 - 21.0
  • England: 50 runs in 17.2 overs (105 balls), Extras 1
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 84 balls (IR Bell 22, PD Collingwood 28, Ex 3)
  • England: 100 runs in 22.4 overs (140 balls), Extras 7
  • PD Collingwood: 50 off 60 balls (3 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 126 balls (IR Bell 39, PD Collingwood 52, Ex 9)
  • IR Bell: 50 off 72 balls (3 x 4)
  • Drinks: England - 144/3 in 32.0 overs (IR Bell 62, PD Collingwood 66)
  • England: 150 runs in 33.2 overs (207 balls), Extras 10
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 55 balls (PD Collingwood 28, A Flintoff 22, Ex 0)
  • England: 200 runs in 42.2 overs (261 balls), Extras 10
  • PD Collingwood: 100 off 120 balls (4 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • England: 250 runs in 49.1 overs (305 balls), Extras 13
  • One Day International Scorers: Sajan Nair and Binoy George
 
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Tournament Results
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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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Australia v England at Sydney - Feb 2, 2007
England won by 92 runs
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Feb 9, 2007

Paul Collingwood jumps for joy as England win the first final, Australia v England, first CB Series final, Melbourne, February 9, 2007

Paul Collingwood jumps for joy as England win the first final

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Feb 9, 2007

Shane Watson removed Andrew Flintoff but conceded crucial boundaries at the end, Australia v England, first CB Series final, Melbourne, February 9, 2007

Shane Watson removed Andrew Flintoff but conceded crucial boundaries at the end

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