Player of the Match
Player of the Match

END OF OVER:
34 | 4 Runs | AUS: 217/2 (12 runs required from 16 overs, RR: 6.38, RRR: 0.75)

  • DR Martyn15 (15b)
  • AC Gilchrist120 (100b)
  • AF Giles10-0-64-1
33.6
1
Giles to Martyn, 1 run, leg stump line, gets forward and nudges wide of square leg

END OF OVER:
33 | 9 Runs | AUS: 213/2 (16 runs required from 17 overs, RR: 6.45, RRR: 0.94)

  • DR Martyn13 (13b)
  • AC Gilchrist118 (96b)
  • SJ Harmison9-0-69-0

Giles on for his last over And still no 2nd powerplay for England, looks like they will not need to use it

32.6
0
Harmison to Martyn, no run, outside off, touch stroke, lazy shot, hangs the horizntal bat out at it, bottom edges into the crease

END OF OVER:
32 | 1 Run | AUS: 204/2 (25 runs required from 18 overs, RR: 6.37, RRR: 1.38)

  • DR Martyn5 (9b)
  • AC Gilchrist117 (94b)
  • A Flintoff9-0-34-0

Some of the crowd took the drinks break as a chanceto head off towards the gates and beat the rush for the trains Some of the remainder still making themselves heard

31.6
0
Flintoff to Martyn, no run, angled in from over the wicket, gets forward and dabs it back down thepitch

END OF OVER:
31 | 13 Runs | AUS: 203/2 (26 runs required from 19 overs, RR: 6.54, RRR: 1.36)

  • AC Gilchrist118 (90b)
  • DR Martyn5 (7b)
  • AF Giles9-0-60-1

There has been a change to the score of Gilchrist, a 2 off harmison has been changed to leg byes Match State: Drinks

30.6
1
Giles to Gilchrist, 1 run, full, flat, quick, dug out towards long-on

END OF OVER:
30 | 1 Run | AUS: 190/2 (39 runs required from 20 overs, RR: 6.33, RRR: 1.95)

  • DR Martyn4 (5b)
  • AC Gilchrist106 (86b)
  • A Flintoff8-0-33-0
29.6
0
Flintoff to Martyn, no run, on the off, gets forward and dabs that towards cover point

END OF OVER:
29 | 5 Runs 1 Wkt | AUS: 189/2 (40 runs required from 21 overs, RR: 6.51, RRR: 1.90)

  • DR Martyn4 (1b)
  • AC Gilchrist105 (84b)
  • AF Giles8-0-47-1
28.6
4
Giles to Martyn, FOUR runs, on line, gets well forward, where did that turn come from, gets the edge, no slip in, runs away fine

Martyn to the crease

28.5
W
Giles to Ponting, OUT, down the pitch, looking to the on side, turns into the inside edge, off the pad, rolls to Jones who has the bails off

END OF OVER:
28 | 5 Runs | AUS: 184/1 (45 runs required from 22 overs, RR: 6.57, RRR: 2.04)

  • AC Gilchrist104 (82b)
  • RT Ponting43 (41b)
  • A Flintoff7-0-32-0
27.6
1
Flintoff to Gilchrist, 1 run,

END OF OVER:
27 | 9 Runs | AUS: 179/1 (50 runs required from 23 overs, RR: 6.62, RRR: 2.17)

  • RT Ponting43 (41b)
  • AC Gilchrist99 (76b)
  • SJ Harmison8-0-60-0

Australia now well in control, with England still to use both the power plays

26.6
4
Harmison to Ponting, FOUR runs, outside off, just a touch full and stroked on the drive with timing through the covers

END OF OVER:
26 | 8 Runs | AUS: 170/1 (59 runs required from 24 overs, RR: 6.53, RRR: 2.45)

  • RT Ponting38 (38b)
  • AC Gilchrist95 (73b)
  • A Flintoff6-0-27-0
25.6
4
Flintoff to Ponting, FOUR runs, too full on the legs, leans across and clipped with timing forward of square leg

END OF OVER:
25 | 10 Runs | AUS: 162/1 (67 runs required from 25 overs, RR: 6.48, RRR: 2.68)

  • AC Gilchrist95 (73b)
  • RT Ponting30 (32b)
  • SJ Harmison7-0-53-0

Flintoff with the ball now

24.6
4
Harmison to Gilchrist, FOUR runs, full outside the off, too much width, slashes it over cover