ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 9th match, Group B

Australia v England

Australia won by 8 wickets (with 31 balls remaining)

8.5

Schofield to Ponting, 1 run, leg side, pulled round along the ground behind square

Australia 80/1   RT Ponting 1* (1b)

9.1

Mascarenhas to Ponting, 1 run, driven, he aimed into the on side but it ended up heading to mid-off

9.5

Mascarenhas to Ponting, 1 run, quick single off a defensive push into the off side

Australia 93/1   RT Ponting 3* (3b)

10.3

Schofield to Ponting, no run, flipper, straight on to Ponting, who tries the cut to gully

10.4

Schofield to Ponting, no run, pitches just outside leg, the batsman gets over it and paddle- sweeps softly behind square

10.5

Schofield to Ponting, no run, drives off the legs to short midwicket

10.6

Schofield to Ponting, 1 run, driven out to cover

Australia 96/1   RT Ponting 4* (7b)

11.1

Broad to Ponting, 1 run, finds some left and Ponting jumps up to play back down

11.3

Broad to Ponting, 1 run, driven out straight to long-on for another easy single

Australia 99/1   RT Ponting 6* (9b)

12.2

Schofield to Ponting, no run, whirrs it in straight, driven to cover

12.3

Schofield to Ponting, SIX, comes down the track, so Schofield follows him down leg - stray s too far and Ponting sweeps straight, hard and long

12.4

Schofield to Ponting, no run, defended on the front foot

12.5

Schofield to Ponting, FOUR, down leg, lapped round the corner through fine leg

12.6

Schofield to Ponting, 2 runs, extra loop, outside off now, driven back out wide of long-on

Australia 117/1   RT Ponting 18* (14b 1x4 1x6)

13.2

Flintoff to Ponting, 2 runs, short and helped down to long leg, Schofield tidying up

13.3

Flintoff to Ponting, OUT, driven back up to Flintoff who stretches out a giant left hand to snap it up easy as you like

RT Ponting c & b Flintoff 20 (18m 16b 1x4 1x6) SR: 125.00

Australia 120/2   RT Ponting 20 (16b 1x4 1x6)
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South Africa v India at Durban - Sep 20, 2007
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Photos

Sep 14, 2007

Matthew Hayden hammers another four on his way to 67*, Group B, ICC World Twenty20, Cape Town, September 14, 2007

Matthew Hayden drives Dimitri Mascarenhas through the covers

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Sep 14, 2007

Adam Gilchrist pulls Dimitri Mascarenhas for four, Group B, ICC World Twenty20, Cape Town, September 14, 2007

Adam Gilchrist pulls Dimitri Mascarenhas for four

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