ICC Champions Trophy - 1st semi final

Australia v England

Australia won by 9 wickets (with 49 balls remaining)

11.3

Johnson to Morgan, no run, bowled fullish on the off, defended confidently down to cover

11.4

Johnson to Morgan, no run, back of a length on the off, moves across and taps it to cover

11.5

Johnson to Morgan, no run, fishing for it outside off, holds its line and he makes no contact

11.6

Johnson to Morgan, no run, short outside off, bowled at 142 kmph, leaves it be

England 71/3   EJG Morgan 0* (4b)

12.3

Watson to Morgan, no run, getting it to shape away a hint from the left hander, defended towards point with a slightly open face

12.4

Watson to Morgan, 1 run, short of a good length outside off, gets a stride forward and runs it down to third man for a single

12.6

Watson to Morgan, no run, beaten! Probing him outside off, Morgan prods at it, it comes back in a touch and deceives him with the extra bouncer, just escaped the outside edge

England 78/3   EJG Morgan 1* (7b)

14.3

Watson to Morgan, no run, trying to get it to leave the left hander, shuffles a hint and knocks it down

14.4

Watson to Morgan, no run, short and wide, tries to chop it past point but it's too quick for him, makes no contact

14.5

Watson to Morgan, 1 run, Ponting misfields at short cover, driven to him on the bounce and he ends up palming it off to long-on

England 85/3   EJG Morgan 2* (10b)

15.3

Johnson to Morgan, no run, cut uppishly but just short of Hussey at point, short and wide and he struggled to keep it down

15.4

Johnson to Morgan, 1 run, slower one bowled full outside off, pushed down to cover

15.6

Johnson to Morgan, 1 run, lands on a good length outside off, walks across and threads that into the deep on the off side for a single

England 91/3   EJG Morgan 4* (13b)

16.1

Watson to Morgan, no run, back of a length outside off, chopped down towards cover

16.2

Watson to Morgan, no run, slower one bowled full, at 117 kmph, pushed to short cover

16.3

Watson to Morgan, no run, bowled quick, and on a good length outside off, Morgan was caught walking down to that one, tried to push it past cover, failed to get his bat to it and was beaten

16.4

Watson to Morgan, no run, bowled at 138kmph, in that channel outside off, fishes for it and gets beaten again

16.5

Watson to Morgan, no run, nips back in just a hint, drops it down in front of point

16.6

Watson to Morgan, no run, lands full outside off, moves across and defends it to cover

England 91/3   EJG Morgan 4* (19b)

17.4

Siddle to Morgan, 1 run, nips back in from a good length outside off, turns his bat to work it away but ends up getting a thick inside edge behind square

17.6

Siddle to Morgan, 1 run, back of a length outside off, cuts it down to point for a single

England 97/4   EJG Morgan 6* (21b)

18.1

Watson to Morgan, 1 run, dropped by Hopes, a sitter, Morgan was clearly frustrated, bowled full outside off, tried to clear extra cover but he ended up slicing it towards deep point, plenty of time for Hopes to position himself, looked good to watch it through into his palms but spilled it in the end. Has turned 180 after that brilliant catch to dismiss Strauss

18.3

Watson to Morgan, no run, full and wide, pushed through to mid-off

18.4

Watson to Morgan, 1 run, back of a length outside off, goes for a cut, gets a thick edge down to third man for a single to bring up the 100

England 100/4   EJG Morgan 8* (24b)

19.1

Siddle to Morgan, 1 run, bowled full outside off, driven down to deep cover for a single

England 101/5   EJG Morgan 9* (25b)

20.1

Watson to Morgan, no run, lands on a good length on the off, defended down towards cover

20.2

Watson to Morgan, OUT, Morgan's gone! Short outside off, just a fraction outside the off stump, goes for the cut, gets a thin edge straight to the keeper, perhaps too close to play that shot but he was struggling to get the runs

EJG Morgan c †Paine b Watson 9 (44m 27b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

England 101/6   EJG Morgan 9 (27b)
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Australia won by 6 wickets (with 28 balls remaining)
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New Zealand won by 5 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
Australia v England at Centurion - Oct 2, 2009
Australia won by 9 wickets (with 49 balls remaining)
India v West Indies at Johannesburg - Sep 30, 2009
India won by 7 wickets (with 107 balls remaining)
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Australia won by 2 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
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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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