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)
31.1

Wright to Watson, no run, gives him a hint of width outside off and he easily dabs it to third man

31.2

Wright to Watson, no run, chops it straight to short point

31.3

Wright to Watson, 2 runs, not the best of pull shots but he clears the infield and manages to place it well clear of any fielder

31.4

Wright to Watson, 2 runs, deftly bisects the smallish gap at point and third man runs across to mop up

31.5

Wright to Watson, no run, hangs his bat out and deftly angles it down to Strauss at short point

31.6

Wright to Watson, 1 run, hits the deck hard outside off and he slashes and the top edge flies towards third man

Australia 165/1   LJ Wright 1-0-5-0
33.1

Wright to Watson, no run, chips it in the air but the ball falls in front of mid-on

33.2

Wright to Watson, no run, stays behind the line and punches it towards mid-off

33.3

Wright to Watson, 1 run, gets a bit of width outside off but chops it down to point

33.4

Wright to Ponting, 1 run, Wright drops the ball short on seeing the batsman advance, Ponting ends up lashing it over point

33.5

Wright to Watson, 1 run, tucks a low full toss to mid-on and Shah has a shy at the stumps, Watson was in a bit of trouble there

33.6

Wright to Ponting, 1 run, gets beside the line and chops it down to cover

Australia 180/1   LJ Wright 2-0-9-0
35.1

Wright to Ponting, no run, full on middle and leg and pushes it to mid-on, a direct hit by Shah sends the stumps flying but the batsman's home

35.2

Wright to Ponting, 2 runs, slightly short and he pulls to deep midwicket, puts pressure on the fielder by going for the second run

35.3

Wright to Ponting, 1 run, yet another pull but more behind square on the on side

35.4

Wright to Watson, 1 run, bends his knee and deftly angles it towards point who dives and palms it away

35.5

Wright to Ponting, 1 run, fullish in length outside off and driven towards cover

35.6

Wright to Watson, FOUR, wide deliveries will not help England's cause, Watson bends his knees, reaches out and cuts very firmly square of the wicket and beats point and third man comfortably

Australia 202/1   LJ Wright 3-0-18-0
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