ICC Champions Trophy, 2006/07 / Commentary

ICC Champions Trophy - Final

Australia v West Indies

Australia won by 8 wickets (with 41 balls remaining) (D/L method)

18.3

McGrath to Samuels, no run, full outside off stump, left alone

18.4

McGrath to Samuels, no run, good length outside off stump, pushed to cover&

18.5

McGrath to Samuels, no run, brings this one into him, he defends and almost gets an inside edge

18.6

McGrath to Samuels, no run, this one's full and moving away, Samuels leaves it alone, fine over from McGrath

West Indies 94/5   MN Samuels 0* (4b)

19.5

Symonds to Samuels, no run, tossed up, comes forward and defends back to Symonds

19.6

Symonds to Samuels, FOUR, tossed up, he dances down the track and hammers that as hard as they come past Symonds' outstretched left hand, shouts of 'CATCH IT' and all, but that balls gone down the ground for four, well struck

West Indies 103/5   MN Samuels 4* (6b 1x4)

20.2

Watson to Samuels, no run, moves into him from a good length, he defends to the on side

20.3

Watson to Samuels, 1 run, slower ball on middle and leg, he drops the hands and picks up one in front of square leg

West Indies 106/5   MN Samuels 5* (8b 1x4)

21.1

Symonds to Samuels, 1 run, tossed up on middle and leg, flicked around the corner for one

West Indies 107/5   MN Samuels 6* (9b 1x4)

22.1

Watson to Samuels, 1 run, drifts to leg stump and its easily worked to deep backward square leg for one

22.3

Watson to Samuels, no run, slower ball on the stumps, Samuels casually defends to cover

22.4

Watson to Samuels, OUT, gone! Pitched up full on the pads, he goes for the flick, smashed off the middle of the bat but he can only pick out Ponting at mid-on, Samuels continues to disappoint

MN Samuels c Ponting b Watson 7 (17m 12b 1x4 0x6) SR: 58.33

West Indies 113/6   MN Samuels 7 (12b 1x4)
Tournament Results
Australia v West Indies at Mumbai (BS) - Nov 5, 2006
Australia won by 8 wickets (with 41 balls remaining) (D/L method)
South Africa v West Indies at Jaipur - Nov 2, 2006
West Indies won by 6 wickets (with 36 balls remaining)
Australia v New Zealand at Mohali - Nov 1, 2006
Australia won by 34 runs
India v Australia at Mohali - Oct 29, 2006
Australia won by 6 wickets (with 26 balls remaining)
England v West Indies at Ahmedabad - Oct 28, 2006
England won by 3 wickets (with 9 balls remaining)
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Photos

Nov 5, 2006

Chris Gayle hammers one through leg, West Indies v Australia, Champions Trophy final, Mumbai, November 5, 2006

Chris Gayle hammers one through leg

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Nov 5, 2006

Chris Gayle poses with a 'Man of the Series' Trophy, Champions Trophy final, Mumbai, November 5, 2006

Chris Gayle poses with a 'Man of the Series' Trophy

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