ICC Champions Trophy, 1st Semi-Final: Australia v England at Centurion, Oct 2, 2009
ICC Champions Trophy - 1st semi final
Australia won by 9 wickets (with 49 balls remaining)
Played at SuperSport Park, Centurion (neutral venue)
2 October 2009 - day/night match (50-over match)
0.1

Anderson to Watson, no run, bowled on a good length outside off, moving away a hint, gets to it, opens the face and guides it to point

0.2

Anderson to Watson, no run, lands on a good length outside off, testing line, leaving the right hander, left alone

0.3

Anderson to Watson, no run, bowled full on the off, seaming away, driven with a full face to mid-off

0.4

Anderson to Watson, 1 run, angling away from the right hander, guided down to third man for a single

0.5

Anderson to Paine, no run, back of a length outside off, left alone to the keeper, moving away a hint

0.6

Anderson to Paine, no run, short of a good length on the off, rocks back and drops it short of cover

Australia 1/0   JM Anderson 1-0-1-0
2.1

Anderson to Watson, FOUR, Watson goes after it, he's been out pulling once in this competition but he connects it well this time, short and wide and he dispatches it over mid-on

2.2

Anderson to Watson, no run, short of a good length outside off, moving away, left alone

2.3

Anderson to Watson, no run, short of a good length on middle, at 141 kmph, defended off the back foot into the off side

2.4

Anderson to Watson, 1 wide, straying down the leg side there, called a wide

2.4

Anderson to Watson, 1 run, bowled full on middle, worked away through to deep square leg

2.5

Anderson to Ponting, no run, lands on a good length on the off, gets forward, closes the face and taps it into the leg side

2.6

Anderson to Ponting, no run, got the leading edge, the late swing there and he almost made a mess of his attempt to drive that fullish delivery through midwicket, checked his shot at the last moment and it rolled down to extra cover

Australia 12/1   JM Anderson 2-0-7-0
4.1

Anderson to Watson, no run, bowled fullish on middle, driven straight to midwicket

4.2

Anderson to Watson, no run, in the channel outside off, appeared to hold its line, slightly short, left alone to the keeper

4.3

Anderson to Watson, no run, bowled full on the off, pushed hard through the line to mid-off

4.4

Anderson to Watson, 1 run, short of a good length on the off, gets a thick inside edge down to square leg, kept just a little low there as it nipped back in

4.5

Anderson to Ponting, no run, a bit of extra bounce there, Ponting had come forward to defend but took his bottom-hand off and played it down onto the pitch

4.6

Anderson to Ponting, FOUR, atrocious fielding, Morgan the culprit, bowled full outside off, pushed to short cover where Morgan needlessly hurls it at the keeper thinking he's 10 feet tall and meets the fine-leg boundary, well done

Australia 22/1   JM Anderson 3-0-12-0
6.1

Anderson to Ponting, FOUR, sweetly timed, short outside off, gets on the back foot and just punches it square, well wide of point, all the way to the ropes, raced away

6.2

Anderson to Ponting, FOUR, terrible delivery, full on the pads, clipped away wide of short fine for four more

6.3

Anderson to Ponting, no run, straighter on middle, gets across to push it down the ground towards mid-on

6.4

Anderson to Ponting, no run, bowled on a good length on middle and leg, turned away to midwicket

6.5

Anderson to Ponting, FOUR, Ponting's in good touch and it shows from that flowing drive through cover, pitched up, it was there to hit but he picked the gap perfectly, placing it through cover and mid-off

6.6

Anderson to Ponting, no run, hurling it full on middle, driven down to mid-off

Australia 38/1   JM Anderson 4-0-24-0
24.1

Anderson to Ponting, no run, angling in towards middle, comes across and works it down to midwicket

24.2

Anderson to Ponting, 2 runs, shot! Bowled full outside off, driven wide of an extra cover into the deep for a couple more

24.3

Anderson to Ponting, no run, short of a good length on the off, gets back and defends it onto the pitch

24.4

Anderson to Ponting, 1 run, short of a good length outside off, plugged down through the off side to deep point

24.5

Anderson to Watson, no run, back of a length on the off, pushed back to the bowler

24.6

Anderson to Watson, no run, hurling it on middle and leg, defended to midwicket

Australia 121/1   JM Anderson 5-0-27-0
26.1

Anderson to Watson, no run, fullish in length and firmly driven past the bowler and down to mid-off

26.2

Anderson to Watson, 1 run, bowls a half volley on the pads and he easily works it behind square on the on side

26.3

Anderson to Ponting, no run, how close was that to the outside edge? Lovely delivery, just holds its line and beats Ponting who gets forward and shapes to play the off drive

26.4

Anderson to Ponting, no run, gets bat on ball this time and pushes him to cover

26.5

Anderson to Ponting, 1 run, aims for the yorker length and Ponting gets across and pushes a low full toss through the line to long-on

26.6

Anderson to Watson, 1 run, makes use of the width outside off to glide it down to third man

Australia 132/1   JM Anderson 6-0-30-0
37.1

Anderson to Ponting, 1 run, full outside off and driven past point

37.2

Anderson to Watson, no run, stays beside the line and taps it to the off side

37.3

Anderson to Watson, no run, gets across his stumps and taps it back to the bowler

37.4

Anderson to Watson, SIX, gets to his hundred with a statement of intent, Anderson drops it a fraction short and Watson swivels and clubs a flat six over deep midwicket, he raises his arms as soon as the ball flies off the bat, emotional moment for the injury-prone Watson, well done Shane

37.5

Anderson to Watson, 1 run, short outside off and he runs it down to third man

37.6

Anderson to Ponting, no run

Australia 215/1   JM Anderson 7-0-38-0
39.1

Anderson to Watson, 1 run, opens the face of the bat and runs it down to third man

39.2

Anderson to Ponting, 1 run, gets an inside edge but the ball trickles past the stumps

39.3

Anderson to Watson, no run, stays right behind the line and taps it to mid-on

39.4

Anderson to Watson, no run, gets behind the line again and defends

39.5

Anderson to Watson, no run, clips it towards short midwicket and tells his partner to stay back

39.6

Anderson to Watson, FOUR, short down the leg side and the batsman can't resist a hook, the ball balloons off the top edge and just clears Davies who leaps in vain

Australia 230/1   JM Anderson 8-0-44-0
41.1

Anderson to Ponting, 1 leg bye, slides on the pads and the ball trickles away to square leg

41.2

Anderson to Watson, 1 run, gets forward to a full delivery and pushes it down to mid-off

41.3

Anderson to Ponting, 1 run, full on middle and leg and he works it down to long-on

41.4

Anderson to Watson, 1 run, swivels and attempts a pull but he keeps it along the ground to fine leg

41.5

Anderson to Ponting, 1 run, plays a checked drive down towards point and scampers a single, beats the throw at the bowler's end and Australia complete a nine-wicket rout

Australia 258/1   JM Anderson 8.5-0-48-0
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