ICC Champions Trophy, 3rd Match, Group A: England v Australia at Birmingham, Jun 8, 2013
ICC Champions Trophy - 3rd match, Group A
England won by 48 runs
8 June 2013 (50-over match)
19.1

Root to Hughes, 1 run, round the wicket, tossed up outside off, driven through the covers to the sweeper

19.2

Root to Bailey, no run, over the wicket, floated up and played back to the bowler

19.3

Root to Bailey, 1 run, full and straight, pitching around off, worked off the pads through midwicket

19.4

Root to Hughes, no run, round the wicket again, tapped back down the track

19.5

Root to Hughes, no run, skips forward and tries to drive a length ball, sends it back to the bowler again

19.6

Root to Hughes, 1 run, wheesh, another half-chance, Hughes trying to manufacture a lofted drive, the ball drops just short of Bell at mid-off

Australia 63/2   JE Root 1-0-3-0
21.1

Root to Bailey, 1 run, tossed up, pushed back through mid-on and there's a comfortable one

21.2

Root to Hughes, 1 run, gets forward and tickles one through the covers

21.3

Root to Bailey, 2 runs, full and straight, good work from Bailey, showing his stumps but adroitly paddling the ball through 45 for a couple

21.4

Root to Bailey, no run, floated up outside off, reverses the hands but can't beat point

21.5

Root to Bailey, 1 run, pushed through on the stumps, worked with a closed bat face through midwicket

21.6

Root to Hughes, no run, round the wicket, floated up and tapped into the covers

Australia 72/2   JE Root 2-0-8-0
23.1

Root to Bailey, 1 run, tossed up on middle, clips one through backward square

23.2

Root to Hughes, 1 run, on the stumps, worked through midwicket

23.3

Root to Bailey, 1 run, slightly shorter, stands up in the crease and knocks one through mid-on

23.4

Root to Hughes, 1 run, full and wide of the stumps, gets forward and dribbles one through cover point

23.5

Root to Bailey, 1 run, angled in, full and glanced through square leg for another single

23.6

Root to Hughes, no run, floated up in the channel outside off, punched on the front foot but well stopped at cover

Australia 90/2   JE Root 3-0-13-0
25.1

Root to Bailey, 1 run, reverses the hands and paddles one through the square on the off side

25.2

Root to Hughes, no run, opens the face and slides a full ball towards backward point

25.3

Root to Hughes, no run, tossed up and driven hard straight to the man at extra cover - another dot

25.4

Root to Hughes, OUT, skids on, Hughes plays an ugly swipe across the line and is hit in front - Dharmasena gives it! That was a horrible shot from Hughes, he was getting tied down by Root's gentle offies, he tried to pull the ball off a length and was struck in front of middle and leg; the question was whether it would clip leg but Dharmasena was happy enough and Hughes decides against reviewing

PJ Hughes lbw b Root 30 (78m 55b 3x4 0x6) SR: 54.54

25.5

Root to Voges, 1 run, over the wicket, tossed up outside off, gets forward to steer one square

25.6

Root to Bailey, 1 run, on the stumps and nudged for one to backward square leg

Australia 96/3   JE Root 4-0-16-1
27.1

Root to Bailey, 1 run, leaves the crease and looks to hit down the ground, ends up lofting a single short of long-on

27.2

Root to Voges, no run, flat and going on with the arm, played back to the bowler from in front of the stumps

27.3

Root to Voges, 1 run, drifts down the leg side, glanced through backward square for one

27.4

Root to Bailey, 1 run, pushed through, opens the face and plays wide of point, good running rotates the strike again

27.5

Root to Voges, no run, turned off the pads towards midwicket, where it is smartly stopped

27.6

Root to Voges, 1 run, floated up full and wide of the stumps, punched through the covers to the sweeper

Australia 103/3   JE Root 5-0-20-1
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