ICC Champions Trophy - 1st semi final

Australia v England

Australia won by 9 wickets (with 49 balls remaining)

2.5

Lee to Collingwood, no run, back of a length on the off, taps it back down onto the pitch

2.6

Lee to Collingwood, no run, back of a length on the off, tries to turn it to midwicket, gets an inside edge onto his thighs

England 16/2   PD Collingwood 0* (2b)

4.1

Lee to Collingwood, 2 runs, bowled short outside off, Collingwood senses a chance and pulls it through midwicket for two runs

4.2

Lee to Collingwood, FOUR, poor length, short and wide, bisects the gap between cover and point, just smacks it off the back foot and earns a boundary

4.3

Lee to Collingwood, no run, short of a good length on the off, pushed back to the bowler

4.4

Lee to Collingwood, (no ball) 1 run, oversteps, freehit coming, back of a length outside off, guided down to third man for a single

England 28/2   PD Collingwood 7* (6b 1x4)

5.1

Siddle to Collingwood, no run, back of a length on the off, moves back, stands tall and taps it to cover

5.2

Siddle to Collingwood, no run, angling in towards the off stump, gets across and defends it wide of the bowler

5.3

Siddle to Collingwood, 1 run, short of a good length on the off, tapped into the leg side in front of short fine for a single

England 33/2   PD Collingwood 8* (9b 1x4)

6.1

Lee to Collingwood, no run, bowled on a good length on middle, shuffles across and works it to midwicket

6.2

Lee to Collingwood, no run, tight line outside off, gets towards it and presses it towards cover

6.3

Lee to Collingwood, no run, sharp fielding by Ponting, gets forward and defends it to extra cover and and the Australian captain records a direct hit at the striker's end but Collingwood isn't risking a single, not to Ponting

6.4

Lee to Collingwood, no run, bowled at 148 kmph just marginally outside off, gets across and pushes it back to the bowler

6.5

Lee to Collingwood, 1 run, full outside off, pushed firmly just wide of Ponting, maybe he got a finger to it, went wide of mid-off for a single

England 34/2   PD Collingwood 9* (14b 1x4)

8.1

Hopes to Collingwood, no run, bowled at 123kmph, lands on a good length on the off, jabs it down to mid-off

8.2

Hopes to Collingwood, FOUR, Collingwood's looking good, carrying forward his good form, full on the off stump, length delivery and he has a swing of the arms, crashing it over the bowler's head for a boundary

8.3

Hopes to Collingwood, FOUR, more conventional this time, an offdrive, overpitched and he gives it the treatment, smacking it through the covers for four more

8.4

Hopes to Collingwood, no run, short of a good length on the off, watchful this time as he nudges it wide of the bowler

8.5

Hopes to Collingwood, no run, back of a length outside off, cracked off the back foot straight to Ponting at short cover

8.6

Hopes to Collingwood, SIX, clears the ropes! Not quite bowled on a length there but he had made his mind up, got forward and just struck it through the line, launched it high and handsome over the ropes at long-on, well timed again

England 53/2   PD Collingwood 23* (20b 3x4 1x6)

9.3

Johnson to Collingwood, FOUR, tremendous pull, back of a length on middle, moved across and dismissed it hard through square leg for a boundary

9.4

Johnson to Collingwood, FOUR, short and wide, bread and butter for Collingwood who cuts it disdainfully through point and cover, Johnson taking time to settle in here

9.5

Johnson to Collingwood, no run

9.6

Johnson to Collingwood, 1 run, he's making it look really easy here, short on middle, moves across,. swivels and pulls it down to fine leg for a single

England 68/2   PD Collingwood 32* (24b 5x4 1x6)

10.1

Watson to Collingwood, 1 run, pushed wide of mid-off on the front foot for a single

10.3

Watson to Collingwood, no run, short of a good length on the off, jabs it towards point

10.4

Watson to Collingwood, no run, gave him the charge there, bowled it on a good length, pushed it respectfully towards mid-off

10.5

Watson to Collingwood, 1 run, getting it to leave the right hander just a hint, guided down to third man for a single

England 71/2   PD Collingwood 34* (28b 5x4 1x6)

11.1

Johnson to Collingwood, no run, angles it away from the right hander, short on the off, Collingwood taps it towards point

11.2

Johnson to Collingwood, OUT, got him, well taken by Paine! Collingwood was tempted to pull that , short on middle, shuffled and tried to pull it through square leg, the extra bounce did the trick there for Johnson and so did the pace, a thin touch to the glove and Paine snapped it one-handed timing his leap to perfection

PD Collingwood c †Paine b Johnson 34 (41m 30b 5x4 1x6) SR: 113.33

England 71/3   PD Collingwood 34 (30b 5x4 1x6)
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Oct 2, 2009

Andrew Strauss is frustrated, Australia v England, 1st semi-final, ICC Champions Trophy, Centurion, October 2, 2009

Andrew Strauss is frustrated

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Oct 2, 2009

Ricky Ponting celebrates his hundred, Australia v England, 1st semi-final, ICC Champions Trophy, Centurion, October 2, 2009

Ricky Ponting celebrates his hundred

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