ICC World Cup - 37th match, Pool A

Australia v England

Australia won by 2 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)

England innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal ME Trescothick c Martyn b McGrath 37 60 36 6 1 102.77
View dismissal NV Knight c Martyn b Bichel 30 45 33 4 0 90.90
View dismissal MP Vaughan c †Gilchrist b Bichel 2 7 5 0 0 40.00
View dismissal N Hussain* b Bichel 1 4 3 0 0 33.33
View dismissal AJ Stewart b Bichel 46 118 92 1 0 50.00
View dismissal PD Collingwood c †Gilchrist b Bichel 10 24 16 0 1 62.50
View dismissal A Flintoff c †Gilchrist b Bichel 45 81 80 3 1 56.25
C White not out 16 36 21 1 0 76.19
View dismissal AF Giles c Bevan b Bichel 2 9 7 0 0 28.57
AR Caddick not out 5 17 11 0 0 45.45
Extras (lb 3, w 3, nb 4) 10
Total (8 wickets; 50 overs; 204 mins) 204 (4.08 runs per over)
Did not bat JM Anderson
Fall of wickets 1-66 (Knight, 9.5 ov), 2-72 (Vaughan, 11.1 ov), 3-74 (Hussain, 11.6 ov), 4-74 (Trescothick, 12.2 ov), 5-87 (Collingwood, 17.5 ov), 6-177 (Flintoff, 42.3 ov), 7-180 (Stewart, 44.2 ov), 8-187 (Giles, 46.1 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wicket GD McGrath 9 2 41 1 4.55 (1w)
B Lee 9 0 58 0 6.44 (4nb, 1w)
View wickets AJ Bichel 10 0 20 7 2.00
GB Hogg 10 1 28 0 2.80 (1w)
DS Lehmann 10 0 34 0 3.40
A Symonds 2 0 20 0 10.00
Australia innings (target: 205 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AC Gilchrist c Vaughan b Caddick 22 23 18 5 0 122.22
View dismissal ML Hayden c Giles b Caddick 1 13 4 0 0 25.00
View dismissal RT Ponting* c Giles b Caddick 18 30 21 2 1 85.71
View dismissal DR Martyn lbw b Caddick 0 2 3 0 0 0.00
View dismissal DS Lehmann c †Stewart b White 37 98 62 3 0 59.67
MG Bevan not out 74 173 126 6 1 58.73
View dismissal A Symonds c & b Giles 0 7 5 0 0 0.00
View dismissal GB Hogg c †Stewart b Giles 1 7 3 0 0 33.33
View dismissal B Lee run out (White) 6 23 23 0 0 26.08
AJ Bichel not out 34 52 36 3 1 94.44
Extras (b 4, lb 4, w 4, nb 3) 15
Total (8 wickets; 49.4 overs; 218 mins) 208 (4.18 runs per over)
Did not bat GD McGrath
Fall of wickets 1-15 (Hayden, 2.2 ov), 2-33 (Gilchrist, 4.2 ov), 3-33 (Martyn, 4.5 ov), 4-48 (Ponting, 8.4 ov), 5-111 (Lehmann, 28.2 ov), 6-112 (Symonds, 29.5 ov), 7-114 (Hogg, 31.5 ov), 8-135 (Lee, 37.4 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets AR Caddick 9 2 35 4 3.88 (3nb, 1w)
JM Anderson 9 0 66 0 7.33 (1w)
A Flintoff 9.4 1 26 0 2.68 (1w)
View wicket C White 10 2 21 1 2.10
View wickets AF Giles 10 0 42 2 4.20 (1w)
MP Vaughan 2 0 10 0 5.00
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Points Australia 4, England 0
Player of the match AJ Bichel (Australia)
Umpires Aleem Dar (Pakistan) and RB Tiffin (Zimbabwe)
TV umpire DL Orchard
Match referee Wasim Raja (Pakistan)
Match notes
  • 4th (reserve) umpire: IL Howell
  • 12th Men: JP Maher (Australia) and MJ Hoggard (England)
  • England 50 runs in 33 mins, 7.1 overs
  • With the wicket of NV Knight, AJ Bichel claimed his 50th ODI wicket
  • England 100 in 105 mins (22.4 overs) 11x4 2x6
  • 50 p'ship Stewart/Flintoff in 52 mins from 101 balls (2x4)
  • When A Flintoff reached 26* he completed 1000 runs on ODIs
  • AJ Stewart and A Flintoff's partnership set a new 6th wicket partnership record for this ground in ODIs (previous: 58 JH Kallis and L Klusener, South Africa v Zimbabwe, 1999/00)
  • AJ Stewart and A Flintoff's partnership set a new 6th wicket partnership record for England v Australia in ODIs (previous: 88* AJ Lamb and DR Pringle, Nottingham, 1989)
  • England 150 in 149 mins (36.5 overs) 13x4 3 x6
  • England 200 in 202 mins (49.2 overs) 15x4 3x6
  • AJ Bichel's 7/20 is the best bowling against England in ODIs (previous: 7/36 Waqar Younis for Pakistan, Leeds, 2001)
  • AJ Bichel's 7/20 is his best bowling against England in ODIS (previous: 4/18 at Sydney, 2002/03)
  • AJ Bichel's 7/20 is his best bowling in World Cups (previous: 3/13 v Netherlands at Potchesfstroom, 2002/03)
  • AJ Bichel's 7/20 is his best bowling in ODIs (previous: 5/19 v South Africa at Sydney, 2001/02)
  • AJ Bichel's 7/20 was the best bowling for Australia against England in ODIs (previous: 6/14 GJ Gilmour at Leeds, 1975)
  • AJ Bichel's 7/20 was the best bowling at this ground in ODIs (previous: 5/43 RJ van Vuuren, Namibia v England, 2002/03)
  • Australia 50 in 53 mins (10.1 overs) 8x4 1x6
  • When MG Bevan reached 2* he completed 500 runs against England in ODIs
  • Official Attendance 15 803
  • 50 p'ship Lehmann/Bevan in 70 mins from 102 balls (3x4)
  • Australia 100 in 116 mins (25.6 overs) 11x4 1x6
  • Australia 150 in 175 mins 39.6 overs) 14x4 2x6
  • Bevan 50 in 135 mins from 101 balls (4x4 1x6)
  • 50 p'ship between Bevan/Bichel in 40 mins from 57 balls (5x4)
  • MG Bevan and AJ Bichel's partnership set a new 9th wicket partnership record for this ground in ODIs (previous: 37 Harbhajan Singh and BKV Prasad, India v Kenya, Port Elizabeth, 2001/02)
  • MG Bevan and AJ Bichel's partnership set a new 9th wicket partnership record for Australia v England in ODIs (previous: 33* KJ Hughes and G Dymock, The Oval, 1980)
  • Australia 200 in 212 mins (48.3 overs, 18x4 3x6)
 
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Mar 3, 2003

World Cup, 2003 - Australia v England at Port Elizabeth, 2nd March 2003

England team walk off the field as Bichel runs holding a stump after Australia's victory

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Mar 3, 2003

World Cup, 2003 - Australia v England at Port Elizabeth, 2nd March 2003

Andy Bichel hugs Michael Bevan after their victory over England

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