Player of the Match
Player of the Match
    15.3 Arshad Khan to Trescothick, OUT (Bowled), gets two big spinners, third ball, tries to play with the spin nudging behind square, less turn, off stump is down 70/4
    3.1 Naved-ul-Hasan to Prior, OUT (Caught), gets a wide one outside off, slashes at that, almost a cut off the front foot, a nothing shot, ends with the thick edge to the keeper 13/1
    3.2 Naved-ul-Hasan to Strauss, OUT (LBW), gets a full ball, looks to defend after having shuffled right in front, misses, into the pad and as plumb as he could be 13/2
    6.4 Akhtar to Solanki, OUT (Bowled), short and into the body, jumps up and defends to ground, bat angle bounces the ball into the stumps, just too quick for him 25/3
    22.4 Afridi to Flintoff, OUT (LBW) get forward to the quick leg break, slight turn, enough to beat the bat, turns into the back foot, and Koertzen gets it right again 99/6
    16.4 Sami to Collingwood, OUT (Caught), away swinger starting just outside off, goes after it on the drive, does not get over it, outside half of the bat, simple catch to point 77/5
    26.3 Afridi to Jones, OUT (Caught), gets the short wide one, turning away from the right hander, cuts, not over it, straight at cover point 106/7
    38.3 Sami to Blackwell, OUT (Run Out), drove towards mid-on in the circle, took him on, throw is direct, 3rd umpire called, and well short 164/9
    28.5 Afridi to Plunkett, OUT (LBW) gets the quick straight one, caught on the back foot, hits high on the back foot, but right back in the crease, koertzen agrees 114/8
    not out
    48.1 Akhtar to Anderson, OUT (Caught) comes in from round the wicket, short of length, angled in, cuts a bit close to the body, great contact and what a brilliant catch, a blinder as that ball goes low to the slips left, dives and gets two hands to it, what a way to finish the match 197/10
    18 (lb 4, nb 2, w 12)
    197 all out (48.1 Overs, RR: 4.08)
    Did not bat: IR Bell
    Fall of wickets: 1-13 (MJ Prior, 3.1 ov), 2-13 (AJ Strauss, 3.2 ov), 3-25 (VS Solanki, 6.4 ov), 4-70 (ME Trescothick, 15.3 ov), 5-77 (PD Collingwood, 16.4 ov), 6-99 (A Flintoff, 22.4 ov), 7-106 (GO Jones, 26.3 ov), 8-114 (LE Plunkett, 28.5 ov), 9-164 (ID Blackwell, 38.3 ov), 10-197 (JM Anderson, 48.1 ov)
    Shoaib Akhtar9.104725.12284041
    Mohammad Sami9.014414.88306000
    Arshad Khan10.022112.10472010
    Shahid Afridi7.003434.85244010
    Shoaib Malik3.00903.00120020

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