Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Match Notes

  • Ponting eyes Champions Trophy glory

    After edging out Pakistan in the final of the Videocon Cup in Amstelveen, Ricky Ponting reckoned that Australia were in fine shape to go on to England and annex the ICC Champions Trophy, the one bauble missing from a glittering trophy cabinet

  • Little earthquakes

    Both teams could take positives out of a tense encounter played out in conditions that are fast becoming alien to one-day cricket

  • Australia clinch a low-scoring thriller

    Australia sneaked a 17-run win over Pakistan in a low-scoring final and proved that they had the determination and nous to pull off victories even in conditions that did not suit them