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)

25.2

Hogg to Taylor, no run, leans forward to smother the spin

25.3

Hogg to Taylor, no run, And again. He lunges forward in defense

25.4

Hogg to Taylor, no run, This one went the other away. Taylor fishes at it, reaches out but can't conect. There is a slip in place. I would have a silly point as well

25.5

Hogg to Taylor, no run

25.6

Hogg to Taylor, no run, tossed up, lands just outside off, on a length, Taylor lunges forward to play it to the off side. Another successful over comes to an end.

West Indies 125/8   JE Taylor 0* (5b)

26.6

Lee to Taylor, 2 runs, in the air, past the covers. It was full and around the off stump line, Taylor stabs at it and it takes the aerial route, just to right of cover

West Indies 128/8   JE Taylor 2* (6b)

28.2

Lee to Taylor, no run, Lee goes for the bouncer. Taylor sways away in time. Well bowled and well played.

28.3

Lee to Taylor, 1 run, almost spooned a catch to Hussey at short cover. Lee pinged the full length, Taylor, a bit late in coming forward, pushes at it on the up and it goes in the air, and Hussey moves to his right and stretches his right hand out but it evades him. Hmmm....

West Indies 136/8   JE Taylor 3* (8b)

29.1

Hogg to Taylor, no run, lands on the middle, turns in, punched back down the track

29.2

Hogg to Taylor, 1 run, Ambitious swipe across the line, down to long-on. It was tossed up, just outside the offstump and turned in.

West Indies 137/9   JE Taylor 4* (10b)

30.1

Lee to Taylor, no run, full, fast and attempted yorker turns into low full-toss, driven to long-on. But they don't take the single.

30.2

Lee to Taylor, no run, Lee doesn't like the fact that Taylor thinks he can handle him, pings in a bouncer, Taylor does well to sway away.

30.3

Lee to Taylor, 1 run, spears this one fullish in length, outside the offstump, pushed away to deep cover and Taylor decides to jog across. Collymore on strike.

West Indies 138/9   JE Taylor 5* (13b)
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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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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