Player of the Match
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Match Day

562dAFP and Cricinfo staff

Flintoff plays down defeat

Andrew Flintoff has unsurprisingly brushed off suggestions England will now be under more pressure going into next month's Ashes series after losing to Australia in the Champions Trophy on Saturday opening stand from Ian Bell and Andrew Strauss to st

562dThe Bulletin by Andrew Miller

Martyn outclasses listless England

The pundits had been anticipating a firecracker of a contest to celebrate Diwali, but England's batsmen contrived instead to produce another damp squib, as the middle-order squandered a hugely promising opening stand from Ian Bell and Andrew Strauss to st

562dCricinfo staff

Hussey waits his turn

Michael Hussey craves another opportunity to bat higher up the order but admits it is unlikely he will win regular elevations in the near future

562dCricinfo staff

Warne stands up for old team-mates

Shane Warne has defended his Test team-mates against age-related problems and says Glenn McGrath should not be written off

562dCricinfo staff

Johnson ready to bowl faster

Mitchell Johnson has set his sights on bowling at 150kph as his promising international career develops

562dThe Verdict by Peter English

The young guns show the way

Instead of Ricky Ponting and Glenn McGrath arm-wrestling with Andrew Flintoff, Kevin Pietersen and Steve Harmison for mythical points ahead of the Ashes, the main men were mostly overshadowed by youthful figures who played no part in the 2005 campaign

562dSiddhartha Vaidyanathan in Jaipur

McGrath learning to bowl first change - Ponting

It's been over a year since the historic Ashes series and Damien Martyn,the birthday boy and Man of the Match, admitted that Australia had beenwaiting for this game for quite a while

562dCricinfo staff

Lawson and Chappell worry over McGrath

Geoff Lawson and Ian Chappell have cast doubt over the future of Glenn McGrath after he was attacked by England's opening batsmen during the Champions Trophy


232dThe Preview by Siddhartha Vaidyanathan in Jaipur

Flintoff ready to play by ear

What England couldn't doagainst India, and what they can't do without tomorrow, is to raise theirintensity and Flintoff underlined the importance of an aggressiveapproach.

Australia 2nd innings Partnerships

1st30AC GilchristSR Watson
2nd4RT PontingSR Watson
3rd0DR MartynSR Watson
4th118DR MartynMEK Hussey
5th18A SymondsMEK Hussey

ICC Champions Trophy (ICC KnockOut)

Group A
Group B
Qualifying Group