ICC Cricket World Cup, 31st Match, Group A: Australia v Kenya at Bangalore, Mar 13, 2011
ICC Cricket World Cup - 31st match, Group A
Australia won by 60 runs
Played at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore (neutral venue)
13 March 2011 - day/night match (50-over match)

Otieno to Watson, FOUR, short ball and Watson stays firm in his crease, swivels and plays a muscular pull to the midwicket boundary

Australia 7/0   SR Watson 5* (5b 1x4)   E Otieno 0.4-0-5-0

Otieno to Watson, FOUR, beautiful drive, gets on to the front foot to a full ball with a hint of outswing, the ball disappeared wide of the man at mid-off off the middle of the bat

Australia 11/0   SR Watson 9* (6b 2x4)   E Otieno 0.5-0-9-0

Odoyo to Watson, FOUR, Watson adjusts to the line of the ball close to off stump, and uses the shorter length to cut the ball late and fine of the fielder at third man

Australia 22/0   SR Watson 19* (11b 3x4 1x6)   TM Odoyo 1.5-0-7-0

Otieno to Haddin, FOUR, Haddin cuts loose, carving the ball off the front foot over point, that nearly carried all the way

Australia 26/0   BJ Haddin 7* (7b 1x4)   E Otieno 1.1-0-19-0

Otieno to Haddin, FOUR, Haddin charges, two steps down, and thumps the ball through the line past the fielder at mid-on

Australia 30/0   BJ Haddin 11* (10b 2x4)   E Otieno 1.4-0-23-0

Odoyo to Haddin, FOUR, sublime drive off the front foot, Haddin makes a bit of room to drive a length ball wide of the fielder at mid-off

Australia 35/0   BJ Haddin 16* (17b 3x4)   TM Odoyo 3-0-11-0

Odoyo to Ponting, FOUR, short ball and a bit too straight, Ponting swivels on the front foot and paddles the ball behind square for his first boundary

Australia 43/1   RT Ponting 4* (7b 1x4)   TM Odoyo 4.5-0-17-0

Otieno to Ponting, FOUR, shot! Ponting strides forward, using the width of the length ball outside off to free his arms and lash it through point with a fierce square drive

Australia 49/1   RT Ponting 8* (15b 2x4)   E Otieno 3-0-29-0

Otieno to Haddin, FOUR, edged and safe! Haddin comes down again, makes room, and slashes at a short of a length delivery outside off. The edge flies between the keeper and a wide first slip. Collins Obuya dives to his left at the wide first slip but can't reach it

Australia 54/1   BJ Haddin 24* (42b 4x4)   E Otieno 3.3-0-33-0

Odhiambo to Ponting, FOUR, strays down leg this time and Ponting glances the ball off his pads to the fine leg-boundary

Australia 60/1   RT Ponting 12* (20b 3x4)   NN Odhiambo 4.3-1-9-1

Odhiambo to Ponting, FOUR, that's a rare slog from Ponting, drags a length ball from outside off high in the air over midwicket. He hasn't timed it well so the ball falls well inside the boundary and eventually reaches it after a mix-up in the field

Australia 64/1   RT Ponting 16* (23b 4x4)   NN Odhiambo 5-1-13-1

Otieno to Haddin, FOUR, that is a wonderful shot, he moves a long way outside leg and this time he uses the room to steer the ball behind point and wide of the fielder at third man. The keeper was standing deep and Haddin was standing out of his crease

Australia 70/1   BJ Haddin 31* (46b 5x4)   E Otieno 4.4-0-40-0

Otieno to Haddin, FOUR, this time Haddin walks forward and towards the off to swing a length ball powerfully through midwicket for four. The keeper needs to come back up, Haddin is moving freely out of his crease here

Australia 74/1   BJ Haddin 35* (47b 6x4)   E Otieno 4.5-0-44-0

Ngoche to Ponting, FOUR, a touch too short and Ponting has time to move back and drive the ball in front of point, the fielder gives chase but in vain

Australia 84/1   RT Ponting 24* (32b 5x4)   JO Ngoche 1.1-0-8-0

Ngoche to Haddin, FOUR, Haddin plants his foot forward, gets to the pitch of the ball, and swings it high over wide long-on. Sweetly timed and the ball clears the boundary. One-bounce four actually ...

Australia 100/1   BJ Haddin 45* (61b 7x4)   JO Ngoche 2.4-0-21-0

Kamande to Haddin, FOUR, Haddin gets to his half-century by dabbing the ball fine towards third man. Not the most fluent, but it's doing the job

Australia 107/1   BJ Haddin 50* (63b 8x4)   JK Kamande 2.2-0-10-0

Kamande to Haddin, FOUR, short outside off stump and Haddin plays another deft dab to the third-man boundary

Australia 111/1   BJ Haddin 54* (67b 9x4)   JK Kamande 3-0-14-0

CO Obuya to Hussey, FOUR, a nice and high full toss and Hussey accepts the offering by driving through cover to get off the mark. Obuya's bowled a lot of these full tosses

Australia 148/4   MEK Hussey 4* (1b 1x4)   CO Obuya 2.3-0-18-1

CO Obuya to Clarke, FOUR, excellent placement and timing. Clarke comes forward, takes the ball on the full, and drives past the fielder at mid-on

Australia 166/4   MJ Clarke 16* (16b 1x4)   CO Obuya 3.4-0-30-1

Odoyo to Clarke, FOUR, terrific timing from Clarke who beats the man at extra cover with a drive from the crease

Australia 193/4   MJ Clarke 36* (35b 2x4)   TM Odoyo 5.3-0-25-0

Kamande to Hussey, FOUR, fired down leg side and Hussey glances it fine to the boundary, easy as you please

Australia 206/4   MEK Hussey 26* (21b 2x4)   JK Kamande 9.3-0-44-2

Ngoche to Clarke, FOUR, strays down leg side and this time Clarke gets a bit of bat on it to glance it fine past the keeper

Australia 212/4   MJ Clarke 47* (45b 3x4)   JO Ngoche 7.1-0-50-0

Ngoche to Hussey, FOUR, down leg side again and Hussey works the ball fine past the keeper for four more

Australia 217/4   MEK Hussey 31* (25b 3x4)   JO Ngoche 7.4-0-55-0

Odhiambo to Hussey, FOUR, a full toss and Hussey smashes the ball through square leg with a perfectly-placed pull shot

Australia 241/4   MEK Hussey 47* (37b 4x4)   NN Odhiambo 6.1-1-23-1

Odhiambo to Clarke, FOUR, terrific shot, Clarke moves forward and towards the off, the ball was on his pads and he flicks it over the fielder at short fine leg for four, the 100 partnership comes up

Australia 246/4   MJ Clarke 56* (56b 4x4)   NN Odhiambo 6.3-1-28-1

Odhiambo to Clarke, FOUR, a high full toss and Clarke moves across and whips it off his hips towards the fine leg boundary

Australia 261/5   MJ Clarke 64* (62b 5x4)   NN Odhiambo 7.2-1-34-2

Odhiambo to Clarke, FOUR, shot, Clarke makes room by moving towards leg and cuts a length ball from the stumps behind point

Australia 267/5   MJ Clarke 69* (64b 6x4)   NN Odhiambo 7.5-1-40-2

Otieno to Clarke, FOUR, short ball outside off, Clarke gets into position early and pulls it cleanly into the gap between deep midwicket and long on

Australia 277/5   MJ Clarke 77* (69b 7x4)   E Otieno 5.1-0-48-0

Otieno to Smith, FOUR, Smith clears his front foot out of the way and aims to hit the ball over the midwicket boundary. Instead, he gets an inside edge past the keeper to bring up the 300

Australia 300/5   SPD Smith 9* (9b 1x4)   E Otieno 6.3-0-65-0

Odhiambo to Johnson, FOUR, Johnson launches a length ball over cover, high over cover, and the ball beats Patel on the wide long-on boundary. That bounced and spun away and over him

Australia 310/6   MG Johnson 5* (2b 1x4)   NN Odhiambo 9.4-1-52-3

Odhiambo to Smith, FOUR, that's gone miles in the air! Smith plays some curious shots. He cleared his front foot out of the way and attempted an almighty slog. He was aiming over midwicket but the ball went in the direction of square leg

Australia 315/6   SPD Smith 16* (13b 2x4)   NN Odhiambo 10-1-57-3

Otieno to Johnson, FOUR, full ball and on the pads, Johnson glances it fine past the fielder at short fine leg

Australia 323/6   MG Johnson 11* (6b 2x4)   E Otieno 7.5-0-74-0





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