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)
1.1

Siddle to Strauss, no run, bowls it on a good length on middle, turns it into the leg side towards midwicket

1.2

Siddle to Strauss, no run, beaten! Took off after landing, short on middle and beat the outside edge as it moved away with some extra bounce as Strauss tried to withdraw, excellent carry to the keeper

1.3

Siddle to Strauss, SIX, that's gone all the way! Banged it in short, Strauss was late on the pull but it proved effective, got the top edge and cleared third man comfortably, six!

1.4

Siddle to Strauss, 3 runs, pitched it full this time, driven wide of Johnson at mid-off for three runs, good intent from Strauss here

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

1.6

Siddle to Strauss, OUT, brilliant catch by Hopes! Strauss had timed it well, it was bowled full on leg stump, he clipped it elegantly but uppishly, Hopes threw himself to his left at square leg and plucked it inches from the ground

AJ Strauss c Hopes b Siddle 14 (9m 10b 1x4 1x6) SR: 140.00

England 15/1   PM Siddle 1-0-10-1
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   PM Siddle 2-0-14-1
5.1

Siddle to Collingwood, no run, back of a length on the off, moves back, stands tall and taps it to cover

5.2

Siddle to Collingwood, no run, angling in towards the off stump, gets across and defends it wide of the bowler

5.3

Siddle to Collingwood, 1 run, short of a good length on the off, tapped into the leg side in front of short fine for a single

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   PM Siddle 3-0-15-1
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   PM Siddle 4-0-19-1
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

17.3

Siddle to Davies, 3 runs, nice start, bowled full outside off, flicked away through square leg for three runs

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

17.5

Siddle to Davies, 1 run, fullish outside of, dabs that wide of cover for a single

17.6

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

England 97/4   PM Siddle 5-0-25-2
19.1

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

19.2

Siddle to Wright, no run, angling it in the pads, tries to drive it through midwicket, gets an inside edge onto his pads

19.3

Siddle to Wright, no run, bowled full on the off, driven through to mid-on

19.4

Siddle to Wright, no run, bowled full on middle, pushed back to the bowler on the bounce, driven hard but straight to the bowler

19.5

Siddle to Wright, no run, sharp and quick bouncer at 145.2 kmph, Wright ducks under it comfortably

19.6

Siddle to Wright, no run, pushed down gently towards mid-on

England 101/5   PM Siddle 6-0-26-2
21.1

Siddle to Wright, 1 run, banged in short on middle, worked away to square leg for a single

21.2

Siddle to Bresnan, 1 run, short of a good length outside off, punched wide of cover and scampers through for a quick single

21.3

Siddle to Wright, 1 run, short and wide, cut down to third man for a single

21.4

Siddle to Bresnan, FOUR, lovely shot, full and wide, in the lot and he drove it handsomely through the line wide of the bowler and mid-off for a boundary

21.5

Siddle to Bresnan, 1 run, shortish outside off, tries to punch it away from his body, gets a thick inside edge wide of square leg for a single

21.6

Siddle to Wright, no run, lands on a good length outside off, driven firmly but straight to cover

England 113/6   PM Siddle 7-0-34-2
39.1

Siddle to Bresnan, FOUR, Terrible delivery, short down the leg side and Bresnan swivels and pulls him easily to fine leg, the fielder was too square

39.2

Siddle to Bresnan, 1 run, full on middle and leg and clipped to deep square leg

39.3

Siddle to Wright, no run, punches him hard but finds short cover

39.4

Siddle to Wright, 1 wide, hits the deck really hard and he gets under that bouncer

39.4

Siddle to Wright, 1 run, mid-on is pushed back and Wright takes the aerial route and scoops it towards that fielder

39.5

Siddle to Bresnan, 1 run, chips it in the air again down to mid-on

39.6

Siddle to Wright, OUT, Paine pouches his fifth victim, soft dismissal in the end, he chases a full and wide delivery and gets a thick outside edge to Paine, Wright should be happy with his efforts for getting England this far

LJ Wright c †Paine b Siddle 48 (86m 68b 2x4 2x6) SR: 70.58

England 208/7   PM Siddle 8-0-42-3
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

41.5

Siddle to Bresnan, no run, gets forward and punches it to mid-off

41.6

Siddle to Bresnan, 1 run, angles it on middle and leg and he clips it down to mid-on

England 222/7   PM Siddle 9-0-48-3
43.1

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

43.2

Siddle to Bresnan, 1 run, bangs it in short and he miscues the pull a bit but fortunately for Bresnan the ball drops short of deep square leg

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   PM Siddle 10-0-55-3
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