ICC Champions Trophy - 1st semi final

Australia v England

Australia won by 9 wickets (with 49 balls remaining)

0.6

Lee to Denly, no run, bowled on a good length on middle, gets on the back foot and pushes it down towards midwicket

England 5/0   JL Denly 0* (1b)

1.5

Siddle to Denly, 1 run, back of a length outside off, bowled at 141.7 kmph, angles it wide of Hussey at point and scampers through for a single

England 15/0   JL Denly 1* (2b)

2.1

Lee to Denly, no run, short of a good length on leg stump, pushed into the leg side towards midwicket

2.2

Lee to Denly, 1 run, back of a length on middle, turned away into the leg side wide of square leg for a single

England 16/1   JL Denly 2* (4b)

3.1

Siddle to Denly, no run, back of a length on the off, defended into the off side

3.2

Siddle to Denly, no run

3.3

Siddle to Denly, FOUR, good shot, bowled short and wide and he ensures he doesn't waste the opportunity, cutting it hard into the ground wide of the point fielder for a boundary

3.4

Siddle to Denly, no run, bowled full on the off and it's moving in, pushed into the leg side

3.5

Siddle to Denly, no run, bowled on a good length outside off, holds its line but he gets some good bounce, left alone to the keeper

3.6

Siddle to Denly, no run, pushed into the of side off the back foot

England 20/2   JL Denly 6* (10b 1x4)

4.4

Lee to Denly, FOUR, bowled full outside off, moves away and rams it down the ground through mid-on for a boundary

4.5

Lee to Denly, no run, bowled on a good length on the off, moves forward, covers it well and defends it solidly to cover

4.6

Lee to Denly, no run, fullish, he's rock solid in defense as he plays it away into the off side

England 32/2   JL Denly 10* (13b 2x4)

5.4

Siddle to Denly, no run, short of a length on the off, moves back and dabs it short of cover

5.5

Siddle to Denly, no run, bowled full on the off, pushed through straight to extra cover

5.6

Siddle to Denly, no run, short of a good length on middle and off, defended in front of the bowler into the off side

England 33/2   JL Denly 10* (16b 2x4)

6.6

Lee to Denly, 1 run, angling it in towards off, drives it gently to a slightly deepish mid-off for a single

England 35/2   JL Denly 11* (17b 2x4)

7.1

Siddle to Denly, no run, bowled shortish on the off, pulled down straight to midwicket

7.2

Siddle to Denly, no run, bowled it short of a good length on the off, rocks back and defends it to cover

7.3

Siddle to Denly, no run, attempting to get it in the blockhole, digs it out back to the bowler

7.4

Siddle to Denly, no run, unless you have more of these deliveries, the extra bounce again, took the batsman by surprise, shot off from a good length on the off and he took his bottom hand off to keep it down

7.5

Siddle to Denly, FOUR, beautifully timed, pitched up outside off, gets forward and eases it through that gap between cover and mid-off

7.6

Siddle to Denly, no run, back of a length on the off, rocks back and punches it down to mid-off

England 39/2   JL Denly 15* (23b 3x4)

9.1

Johnson to Denly, 1 wide, ...and starts with a wide, down the leg side, concedes a free run

9.1

Johnson to Denly, no run, short of a good length on the off, pushed to short cover

9.2

Johnson to Denly, 5 runs, run out chance missed, poor judgment by Denly, pushed to the right of Johnson, he just had to move a few steps, collect and take aim, he had plenty of time to do so but missed, and conceded overthrows the process, five runs in all, the single was never on

England 59/2   JL Denly 20* (25b 3x4)

10.2

Watson to Denly, 1 run, gets forward and taps it in front of cover for another easily taken single

10.6

Watson to Denly, no run, beaten! Tempting line outside off, swings away as he is sucked into the drive, just escapes the outside edge

England 71/2   JL Denly 21* (27b 3x4)

12.1

Watson to Denly, FOUR, fine leg is a little too square,straying on the pads, Denly got a faint tickle to it and raced down to the fence

12.2

Watson to Denly, 1 run, bowled at 138.8kmph, square drive through point and cover for a single into the deep

12.5

Watson to Denly, 1 run, tries to push it through cover but ends up getting a thick edge down to third man

England 78/3   JL Denly 27* (30b 4x4)

13.1

Johnson to Denly, no run, bowled at 139.3 kmph, short on middle, punched back to the bowler

13.2

Johnson to Denly, no run, slowed it down, bowled it at 124.2 kmph, pushed off the back foot to cover

13.3

Johnson to Denly, no run, bowled full on the off, driven down sweetly but straight to mid-off

13.4

Johnson to Denly, no run, slower one bowled short outside off, at 125.3 kmph, cut down to point

13.5

Johnson to Denly, no run, a snorter that, bowled at 141 but appeared to come on to him a lot quicker than that, reacted a little late to that bouncer but all ok in the end

13.6

Johnson to Denly, 1 run, short outside off, the legcutter to the right hander, runs it down to third man to keep the strike

England 79/3   JL Denly 28* (36b 4x4)

14.1

Watson to Denly, FOUR, straying on the pads, and yet again, just a faint tickle earns him a boundary, too square is the fine-leg fielder

14.2

Watson to Denly, 1 run, bowled on a good length on the off, taps it down to deep cover for a single

14.6

Watson to Denly, 1 run, nipping back in a hint, works it away wristily down to deep square leg for a single

England 86/3   JL Denly 34* (39b 5x4)

15.1

Johnson to Denly, no run, fullish on the off, pushed through the line to extra cover

15.2

Johnson to Denly, 1 run, short of a good length on middle, tucked down towards that squarish fine leg for a single

15.5

Johnson to Denly, 1 wide

15.5

Johnson to Denly, 1 run, back of a length outside off, chopped down through cover for a single

England 90/3   JL Denly 36* (42b 5x4)

17.1

Siddle to Denly, no run, bangs it short on middle, is struck on the ribs as he tries to work it away through midwicket

17.2

Siddle to Denly, OUT, got him! Short of a length outside off and gets it to move away, Denly chases it, trying to get it past point but gets a thick edge and Paine again does a good job stretching full length to his right and taking a smart catch

JL Denly c †Paine b Siddle 36 (85m 44b 5x4 0x6) SR: 81.81

England 91/4   JL Denly 36 (44b 5x4)
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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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