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)

5.1

Clark to Wright, no run, Wright can do no more than play the ball defensively straight back down the pitch

5.2

Clark to Wright, (no ball) 1 run, wide, cut with real oomph and Clarke makes an excellent stop at point

England 31/1   LJ Wright 1* (2b)

6.1

Johnson to Wright, no run, wide with a bit of bounce and another lean back, heave, and miss

6.2

Johnson to Wright, 2 runs, again he leans back and swings, the ball arcs high over the covers and plops soggily into the outfield

6.3

Johnson to Wright, no run, short, Wright shimmies to the off but mistimes and the ball trickles to mid-on

6.4

Johnson to Wright, OUT, Johnson swings it across Wright who slogs and gets a thick outside edge, Gilchrist does the rest

LJ Wright c †Gilchrist b Johnson 3 (7m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

England 37/2   LJ Wright 3 (6b)
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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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