October 5, 2005

Australia v World XI, 1st ODI, Melbourne

Australia 255 for 8 (Katich 58, Vettori 4-33) beat World XI 162 (Sangakkara 64, Watson 3-43) by 93 runs

Match package
Bulletin - Spinners restrict Australia to 255
Verdict - The big boys fail to deliver
Sambit Bal - Trapped in the Telstra Dome
Quotes - Pollock: 'There were a few soft dismissals'
Quotes - Katich comfortable with opening
Gallery - Dominance of green and gold

Preview package
Preview - Plenty at stake for Australia
News - Technology will make third umpire crucial
News - Freddie fever grips Australia
Quotes - Ponting look ahead to White debut
News - Tait and Hogg out
Gallery - The teams gear up for the battle ahead