ICC Champions Trophy - 1st semi final

Australia v England

Australia won by 9 wickets (with 49 balls remaining)

40.2

Johnson to Swann, 1 run, shuffles and clips him down to midwicket

40.5

Johnson to Swann, 1 run, he's lucky to still be there, he chases a full and wide delivery and ends up scooping it towards third man, the ball just drops short of the fielder

England 212/7   GP Swann 2* (2b)

41.1

Siddle to Swann, no run, gets forward and pushes it to cover

41.2

Siddle to Swann, no run, this one skids off the surface and nearly takes the outside edge

41.3

Siddle to Swann, FOUR, full marks for timing, hits a fullish length outside off, he gets a half stride forward and times the punch really well down to deep point, third man scampers across in vain

41.4

Siddle to Swann, 1 run, tapped just wide of cover and sets off quickly

England 221/7   GP Swann 7* (6b 1x4)

42.2

Lee to Swann, no run, don't ask me how that missed the nick and the top of the off stump, kicks up off a good length and Swann plays all around it

42.3

Lee to Swann, 3 runs, he gets forward, checks his drive and ends up spooning it right between mid-off and cover

England 226/7   GP Swann 10* (8b 1x4)

43.1

Siddle to Swann, 1 run, reaches out and gets an outside edge to third man

43.3

Siddle to Swann, no run, gets forward and taps it to the off side

43.4

Siddle to Swann, no run, tries to slice it through the off side but the ball ends up slicing him in half, good inward movement

43.5

Siddle to Swann, FOUR, effortless! Siddle pitches it up outside off and Swann gets forward and times the checked drive very well and beats Ponting at short cover

43.6

Siddle to Swann, 1 run, aims for the yorker and he squirts out the low full toss to mid-on

England 241/7   GP Swann 16* (13b 2x4)

44.1

Lee to Swann, 1 run, fired in full outside off and jams it out to mid-off

England 242/7   GP Swann 17* (14b 2x4)

45.1

Watson to Swann, 1 run, OUT, excellent work by the Australians, Swann reaches out and angles the ball down to third man, Swann wants the second, he's always struggling but fails to time his dive, the throw from Hauritz is flat and quick and Paine whips off the bails, Bowden doesn't need the replay

GP Swann run out 18 (23m 15b 2x4 0x6) SR: 120.00

England 245/8   GP Swann 18 (15b 2x4)
Tournament Results
Australia v New Zealand at Centurion - Oct 5, 2009
Australia won by 6 wickets (with 28 balls remaining)
New Zealand v Pakistan at Johannesburg - Oct 3, 2009
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)
Australia v Pakistan at Centurion - Sep 30, 2009
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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