ICC Champions Trophy - 3rd match, Group A

England v Australia

England won by 48 runs

38.4

McKay to Bopara, no run, defended to the off side

38.5

McKay to Bopara, no run, full at off stump, played to cover again...one for a wicket maiden here

38.6

McKay to Bopara, 1 run, it won't quite be a maiden as he gets off the mark with a single to third man, but that was an excellent over from McKay

England 190/4   RS Bopara 1* (3b)

39.1

Faulkner to Bopara, 2 runs, flicked in the air off leg stump but it's wide of midwicket and also wide of deep square

39.2

Faulkner to Bopara, no run, on off stump, pushed back to the bowler

39.3

Faulkner to Bopara, 2 runs, very full on off stump, jabbed down towards third man and Bopara does very well to spot the chance for a second

39.4

Faulkner to Bopara, no run, slower ball on off stump, Bopara comes forward and pushes to the off side

39.5

Faulkner to Bopara, 1 run, pushed square into the off side...Australia content to concede singles

England 195/4   RS Bopara 6* (8b)

40.3

McKay to Bopara, no run, full and outside off, chops down and squeezes the ball towards cover point

40.4

McKay to Bopara, 1 run, again pitches the ball up in the channel, Bopara opens the face and thins a single down to third man

40.6

McKay to Bopara, no run, pitched up and played back to the bowler

England 199/4   RS Bopara 7* (11b)

41.4

Faulkner to Bopara, 1 leg bye, stays over the wicket to the right-hander, pitched outside leg stump, tries to glance and gets a single fine off the pad

41.6

Faulkner to Bopara, 1 leg bye, pitched up around leg stump, Faulkner appeals as the ball thumps Bopara's pad and rolls into the off side ... and Australia decide to review the not-out decision. And the replays show it landed and struck outside the line, so that's a DRS fail for Australia

England 205/4   RS Bopara 7* (13b)

42.1

McKay to Bopara, FOUR, pitched up in the slot outside off stump and Bopara pays out, the fruits align and he skips forward to bunt the ball over long-off, one-bounce four

42.2

McKay to Bopara, 1 run, pushed into the covers for one coming forward

42.4

McKay to Bopara, 1 run, bends his back and digs this in short over the top of the stumps, Bopara drops it at his toes and they're alert to scamper a single

England 212/4   RS Bopara 13* (16b 1x4)

43.6

Faulkner to Bopara, 1 run, slightly too leg side, flicks a length delivery off the pads to fine leg

England 215/6   RS Bopara 14* (17b 1x4)

44.1

McKay to Bopara, no run, full and in the channel outside off, driven into the off side, can't beat the infield

44.2

McKay to Bopara, 1 run, hangs back and glides a length delivery towards third man

44.6

McKay to Bopara, 1 run, line and length outside off, dabs a single behind point

England 218/6   RS Bopara 16* (20b 1x4)

45.1

Faulkner to Bopara, FOUR, full and on the pads, only needs a tickle from Bopara's bat to send it skipping away to fine leg for a welcome boundary

45.2

Faulkner to Bopara, 1 wide, slower ball out the back of the hand, this spins like a chinaman past Bopara and is called wide

45.2

Faulkner to Bopara, no run, good length and angled across, beats Bopara's waft

45.3

Faulkner to Bopara, 2 runs, waits on a length ball, maybe slower again, works it into a gap at square leg for a couple

45.4

Faulkner to Bopara, no run, hangs back and defends short on the leg side, Faulkner collects in his follow through

45.5

Faulkner to Bopara, 1 run, goes round the wicket, another change of pace, tapped behind square on the off side for another single

England 226/6   RS Bopara 23* (25b 2x4)

46.4

Starc to Bopara, 2 runs, low full toss, Bopara swats at it, gets a healthy edge and Wade does very well to get a glove on it as the ball skims past, ensuring third man can clean up

46.5

Starc to Bopara, 1 run, pitched up on the stumps, tapped back through mid-on for a single

England 239/6   RS Bopara 26* (27b 2x4)

47.1

Faulkner to Bopara, 1 run, round the wicket, full and tailing in, worked between mid-on and midwicket for a single to the sweeper

47.4

Faulkner to Bopara, 2 runs, full and on the pads, flicked wristily in the air in front of the man at deep midwicket for a couple

47.5

Faulkner to Bopara, 1 run, keeps the ball right up towards the crease, Bopara brings the bat down and inside-edges behind square

England 244/6   RS Bopara 30* (30b 2x4)

48.4

Starc to Bopara, SIX, bosh, this one goes all the way, England's first six of the innings! A low full toss from Starc, Bopara clips it unfussily over deep midwicket, not much follow through but it flies low into the crowd

48.5

Starc to Bopara, 2 runs, dabs this into a gap through square leg and they run hard to get back for a second

48.6

Starc to Bopara, no run, full bunger, Bopara can't get under this one and Starc ends his allocation with a dot

England 258/6   RS Bopara 38* (33b 2x4 1x6)

49.2

Johnson to Bopara, 2 runs, slices this high, high into the off side, Bopara done by the slower ball as he tried to cart it back down the ground, it swirled above Bailey in the covers, he didn't get under it and then failed to get a finger on the attempted catch too!

49.3

Johnson to Bopara, 1 run, fired across and Bopara swings hard, gets a toe end past Wade

49.5

Johnson to Bopara, FOUR, makes a calculated step across his stumps, Johnson pitches it up outside off and this is right under Bopara's nose, he middles it, smacked low straight back down the ground and it beats the diving long-off for another boundary

49.6

Johnson to Bopara, 1 run, length ball, swung hard through midwicket but he picks out the the man in the deep and it's just a single to end a handy little cameo from Bopara and the innings with England 269 for 6

England 269/6   RS Bopara 46* (37b 3x4 1x6)
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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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Jun 8, 2013

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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