ICC Champions Trophy - 3rd match, Group A

England v Australia

England won by 48 runs

1.1

Broad to Watson, no run, full towards off stump, Watson gets down low to drive, doesn't time it and gets it up to mid-off

1.2

Broad to Watson, no run, more of a length ball and a touch tighter to off stump, blocked in the crease back up the wicket

1.3

Broad to Watson, no run, blocked in the crease again, runs this out from an inch or two outside off square on the off side

1.4

Broad to Watson, no run, fuller ball, Watson comes a long way forward a foot outside off to block back to the bowler

1.5

Broad to Watson, 2 runs, a touch straighter and Watson able to flick past midwicket for a couple, didn't get all of it and did play somewhat across the line, taken from off stump that with the angle

1.6

Broad to Watson, 1 run, another press into the leg side and beats Anderson at mid-on for a quick single, it was just to his right, taken from around off stump on a decent length again

Australia 5/0   SR Watson 3* (6b)

2.1

Anderson to Watson, no run, forward just outside off and pushed to the short extra cover

2.2

Anderson to Watson, 1 run, fuller on middle stump, clipped out effortlessly to deep square leg, timed the pants off that

2.4

Anderson to Watson, 1 run, finds deep square leg again with a well-timed flick off middle and off

Australia 8/0   SR Watson 5* (9b)

3.6

Broad to Watson, 1 run, off stump line and full, Watson gets forward and outside the line to push just wide of mid-on for a quick single

Australia 15/0   SR Watson 6* (10b)

4.1

Anderson to Watson, no run, off stump line on a good length, pushed forward into the covers

4.2

Anderson to Watson, 1 run, flicked out to deep square leg again from a straighter, fuller ball

4.5

Anderson to Watson, no run, an inch outside off, Watson forward and plays with inner half of the bat to midwicket

4.6

Anderson to Watson, no run, forward again on the off stump and Watson calmly blocks back to the bowler

Australia 17/0   SR Watson 7* (14b)

6.1

Anderson to Watson, no run, forward just outside off stump, pushed to point

6.2

Anderson to Watson, no run, played in the same way forward just outside off stump

6.3

Anderson to Watson, 2 runs, length ball, Watson stays in his crease and dabs down past slip to third man where Trott dives and saves well

6.4

Anderson to Watson, no run, tries the same stroke but this tails in and Watson gets in a tangle trying to late cut and it comes off high on the bat towards cover

6.5

Anderson to Watson, no run, similar line and length, played more conventionally this time to mid-on with a straight bat

6.6

Anderson to Watson, 1 run, another length ball an inch or so outside off, Watson comfortable enough now to open the face and guide to third man

Australia 20/1   SR Watson 10* (20b)

7.1

Broad to Watson, no run, full ball, firm punch from just outside off stump to mid-off

7.2

Broad to Watson, no run, driven again, comes back to Broad and he's actually claiming the catch, they're going upstairs to check, did Watson drive this into his boot? It was a good low catch from Broad, Watson was pushing forward but played it into the ground

7.3

Broad to Watson, no run, straight and right up in the block-hole, well dug out

7.4

Broad to Watson, FOUR, leading edge trying to play to leg and gets an edge to slip where Cook dives to his left and can't quite hang on, would have been a blinding catch but a moment of luck for Watson trying to flick to leg

7.5

Broad to Watson, 1 run, forward press into the covers, sets off for a single and hesitates, then runs, then hesitates again and has to dive into his ground, an easy single was there but Watson nearly made a right horlicks of it

Australia 25/1   SR Watson 15* (25b 1x4)

8.1

Anderson to Watson, 1 run, full and tails in towards middle and off, Watson goes to drive and doesn't time it but gets it wide of mid-on for a single

8.4

Anderson to Watson, 3 runs, driven through the covers, off low on the bat it seemed, doesn't race away and allows Bell and Bopara in tandem to save four

8.6

Anderson to Watson, no run, we're back and Watson pushes forward just outside off towards backward point

Australia 35/1   SR Watson 19* (28b 1x4)

10.1

Bresnan to Watson, 2 runs, starts full on the stumps and gets flicked through square leg, it's wide of the sweeper so they get two

10.2

Bresnan to Watson, 1 run, stays back and dabs behind square on the off side

Australia 38/1   SR Watson 22* (30b 1x4)

11.1

Tredwell to Watson, no run, tossed up outside off, played towards short third man and there;s hesitation in deciding, eventually against, the single

11.2

Tredwell to Watson, no run, goes to flick off the stumps to leg and it flicks the pad to short long leg

11.3

Tredwell to Watson, no run, pushed off the stumps to midwicket on the front foot

11.4

Tredwell to Watson, no run, played in the same fashion to the same fielder

11.5

Tredwell to Watson, no run, shaped to try and pull but had to adjust and just block on off stump, didn't quite read the flight

11.6

Tredwell to Watson, 2 runs, a little fuller and flicked through square leg, they run hard and it's in between deep backward square and deep midwicket so they take two

Australia 44/1   SR Watson 24* (36b 1x4)

12.5

Bresnan to Watson, 1 leg bye, goes to flick to leg and it comes off the thigh pad towards square leg

Australia 46/1   SR Watson 24* (37b 1x4)

14.1

Bresnan to Watson, no run, length ball a foot outside off, goes to late cut and plays and misses

14.2

Bresnan to Watson, no run, gets the late cut away this time but Cook gets down quickly to his right and saves very well, very sharp in there

14.3

Bresnan to Watson, OUT, full ball on the stumps, huge appeal for lbw, the ball cannons to gully where Cook takes the catch, either way Watson's out and he's caught, having got a thin edge onto the front pad that looped up to Cook. The delivery tailed in a little and Watson got outside the line and overbalanced

SR Watson c Cook b Bresnan 24 (63m 40b 1x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

Australia 47/2   SR Watson 24 (40b 1x4)
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Jun 8, 2013

George Bailey played a lone hand for Australia, England v Australia, Champions Trophy, Group A, Edgbaston, June 8, 2013

George Bailey played a lone hand for Australia

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Mitchell Starc is cleaned up by James Anderson, , England v Australia, Champions Trophy, Group A, Edgbaston, June 8, 2013

Mitchell Starc is cleaned up by James Anderson

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