• BATSMEN
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    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    14.1 first blood! bowled from round the wicket, ball coming back in from outside the off stump, Gilchrist plays down the wrong line and the ball crashes into the stumps - Kallis strikes 80/1
    27.2 gone! another batsman departs looking to give the charge to Murali, ends up giving a straight return catch and Murali makes no mistake - Australia four down 142/4
    22.2 good length delivery outside the off stump, Ponting comes down the track looking to clear the ropes but ends up hitting it high up towards the deep cover region, Lara moving in from the deep judges it to perfection - Australia two down 128/2
    23.3 duck! comes down the track looking to clear Vettori at mid-on but doesn't quite get to the pitch of the delivery and the ball lobs up towards mid-on, Vettori quickly moves across to his right and takes a good diving catch 128/3
    41.4 gone! Symonds departs looking to force the pace, once again was looking to clear the fence by coming down the track but this time holds out to Flintoff at long-on, Vettori gets another one to his name 206/6
    31.5 another return catch! this one is tossed up outside the off stump, not much spin on it, Clarke looking to turn it away ends up hitting it straight back to the bowler, as easy as it gets - Australia in trouble here 154/5
    47.5 bowled from over the wicket, tossed up outside the off stump, Hussey goes down on one knee and slogs it away straight down the throat of Pietersen at deep midwicket - Vettori on a roll here! 231/8
    45.5 another batsmen departs trying to force the pace - this time courtesy a brilliant catch by Brian Lara at deep midwicket, timed his jump to perfect and took it with two hands and high over his head, wicket number three for Vettori 223/7
    not out
    26
    17
    1
    1
    152.94
    not out
    2
    3
    0
    0
    66.66
    Extras
    19 (b 2, lb 6, nb 5, w 6)
    TOTAL
    255/8 (50 Overs, RR: 5.10)
    Did not bat: GD McGrath
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    Shoaib Akhtar9.014905.4413
    SM Pollock8.013214.0000
    A Flintoff9.016607.3331
    JH Kallis4.002616.5011
    M Muralitharan10.004124.1010
    DL Vettori10.013343.3000
    Fall of wickets:1-80 (AC Gilchrist, 14.1 ov), 2-128 (RT Ponting, 22.2 ov), 3-128 (DR Martyn, 23.3 ov), 4-142 (SM Katich, 27.2 ov), 5-154 (MJ Clarke, 31.5 ov), 6-206 (A Symonds, 41.4 ov), 7-223 (SR Watson, 45.5 ov), 8-231 (MEK Hussey, 47.5 ov)
  • BATSMEN
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    27.5 Watson strikes again! short of a good length delivery, angling across the left-hander and Sangakkara ends up slicing it in the air towards backward point, Ponting dives forward and takes a good catch. 101/6
    5.1 gone! short of a good length delivery, Sehwag moves back and pulls it straight to Hussey at midwicket, McGrath strike ! World XI one down 18/1
    12 and McGrath strikes back with a beauty! fuller in length and shaping in, Kallis plays down the wrong line and the ball hits the back-pad right in front of the stumps - loud appeal and up goes the finger 45/2
    12.5 gone! good length delivery outside the off stump, driven hard but straight to Symonds at cover, this is a huge wicket! Lara walks back for a duck - World XI in trouble here 50/3
    19 short and rising delivery, extra bounce takes Dravid by surprise - gets caught in no man's land, ends up gloving it straight to the Australian captain at short cover 75/4
    21.4 that's gone - plumb! good length delivery, drifting in from outside the off stump, Pietersen fails to make contact and is trapped dead in front of the wicket - Watson gets the danger man, World XI five down and struggling 82/5
    39.3 another nail goes in! good length delivery, Flintoff once again swings hard - this time he was eyeing the long-on fence but the shot is not timed well enough and the ball balloons up in the air, McGrath running in from the deep makes no mistake 150/9
    29 that's the end of that! off break, turning in from outside the off stump, Afridi swing across hard but misses the target by miles, ball hits the pad right in front of the stumps, loud appeal and umpire Aleem Dar's finger goes up 104/7
    32.4 RUN OUT! eigth down! turned away to long-leg, Watson scores a direct hit from the deep and Pollock is caught short of his crease, Watston attacked the ball from the deep, the pick up was perfect and the throw even better 118/8
    41.3 all over! fraction short and outside the off stump, Vettori looking to slice it away ends up hitting it straight to Ponting at backward point 162/10
    not out
    10
    5
    1
    1
    200.00
    Extras
    8 (lb 1, nb 1, w 6)
    TOTAL
    162 all out (41.3 Overs, RR: 3.90)
    Did not bat: M Muralitharan
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    B Lee7.323124.1321
    GD McGrath7.011321.8510
    NW Bracken8.003614.5010
    SR Watson10.004334.3010
    A Symonds9.003814.2210
    Fall of wickets:1-18 (V Sehwag, 5.1 ov), 2-45 (JH Kallis, 11.6 ov), 3-50 (BC Lara, 12.5 ov), 4-75 (R Dravid, 18.6 ov), 5-82 (KP Pietersen, 21.4 ov), 6-101 (KC Sangakkara, 27.5 ov), 7-104 (Shahid Afridi, 28.6 ov), 8-118 (SM Pollock, 32.4 ov), 9-150 (A Flintoff, 39.3 ov), 10-162 (DL Vettori, 41.3 ov)