ICC Champions Trophy - 1st semi final

Australia v England

Australia won by 9 wickets (with 49 balls remaining)

18.1

Swann to Watson, no run, short outside off and turns back in, defended back to the bowler

18.2

Swann to Watson, no run, pushed it full outside off, defended with a lunge to extra cover

18.3

Swann to Watson, 1 run, short on the off, pulled away really hard but straight to Denly at deep midwicket

18.4

Swann to Ponting, 1 run, short on middle, moves back and presses it away to deep square leg

18.5

Swann to Watson, 1 run, just a hint outside off, whipped away to deep midwicket for a single

18.6

Swann to Ponting, 1 run, tosses it up outside off, driven down to long-on for a single

Australia 95/1   GP Swann 1-0-4-0

20.1

Swann to Ponting, no run, turning in from a good length outside off, taps it wide of point for a single

20.2

Swann to Ponting, 1 run

20.3

Swann to Watson, 1 run, quicker through the air, bowled full outside off, driven down to long-on, brings up the 100

20.4

Swann to Ponting, no run, full outside off, gets across and works it down to midwicket

20.5

Swann to Ponting, 1 run, third half-century of the competition for Ponting, driven down the ground to long-on

20.6

Swann to Watson, SIX, didn't get hold of it, not as much as he wanted to, tossed up on middle and he slog-swept it over long-on, the fielder had to run a few paces back towards the ropes, Luke Wright, and he got his hands to it as he tried to cup that over his head but ended up palming it over the ropes

Australia 107/1   GP Swann 2-0-13-0

22.1

Swann to Watson, no run, tossed up outside off, covers it well, closes the face and turns it to midwicket

22.2

Swann to Watson, 1 run, Watson reaches his half-century with that drive to long-off, had a poor start to the series and he'll be relieved to reach that landmark

22.3

Swann to Ponting, 1 run, short outside off, cut down towards deep point for a single

22.4

Swann to Watson, no run, bowled quicker at 96.9 kmph, pushed back to the bowler

22.5

Swann to Watson, 1 run, turned away off the front foot wide of midwicket for one more

22.6

Swann to Ponting, 1 run, straight on middle, tickles it in front of long leg for a single to keep the strike

Australia 115/1   GP Swann 3-0-17-0

27.1

Swann to Watson, no run, gets right across his stumps and tucks it with the turn to short fine leg

27.2

Swann to Watson, no run, goes across and pushes it down to midwicket

27.3

Swann to Watson, 1 run, fullish on middle and leg, pushed down the ground to long-on

27.4

Swann to Ponting, no run, quicker through the air and tucked to square leg

27.5

Swann to Ponting, 1 run, comes down the track and chips it in the air but the ball drops well short of Morgan at deep midwicket

27.6

Swann to Watson, SIX, Watson favours the on side too and this time he gets a lot of elevation, gets down for the slog sweep and sends the ball over deep midwicket, disturbs the peace at the grass embankment

Australia 140/1   GP Swann 4-0-25-0

29.1

Swann to Ponting, 1 run, flighted on middle and leg and clipped to fine leg

29.2

Swann to Watson, no run, bowls it flatter and quicker, he makes room and dabs it to short third man

29.3

Swann to Watson, 1 run, flighted on middle and leg and pushed through the line to long-on

29.4

Swann to Ponting, 2 runs, premeditated paddle and places it to fine leg

29.5

Swann to Ponting, no run, quick through the air and defended to cover

29.6

Swann to Ponting, 2 runs

Australia 151/1   GP Swann 5-0-31-0
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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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