Player of the Match
Player of the Match
233dThe 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

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Statistics

Best performances - Batsmen

DR Martyn
78(91) 12x4 - 0x6
Control %83%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 33 runs
  • 6x4 - 0x6
1 14 9 22 12 2 0 17
AJ Strauss
56(90) 6x4 - 0x6
Control %63%
  • Productive Shot
  • off side drive on back foot
  • 13 runs
  • 2x4 - 0x6
0 14 10 14 8 3 2 5

Best performances - Bowlers

SR Watson
SR Watson
O7
M0
R16
W3
Eco2.28
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
MG Johnson
MG Johnson
O10
M0
R40
W3
Eco4.00
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

England imploded after a good start. 10 wickets fell in the space of 83 runs. Maybe a diwali gift to Australia. Despite a mini-hiccup early in the chase, Australia have wrapped it up without too much sweat. That's it from us. Join us on 24th for the South Africa v Sri Lanka match at Ahmedabad. Goodbye and good luck. Ta!

36.6
1nb
Harmison to Hussey, 1 no ball, Harmison helps with a no ball and Hussey pings the extra cover fence. The no ball would go into the scorecard, the four won't. Anyways Australia have won the battle on the diwali day.

one to win.

36.5
4
Harmison to Hussey, FOUR runs, glanced fine. Full and drifting on to the legs, tickled around the corner.
36.4
1
Harmison to Symonds, 1 run, on the hips, turned past square-leg
36.3
0
Harmison to Symonds, no run, another one banged in short, it sails over Symonds, who ducks, and bounces once before reaching Read
36.2
1
Harmison to Hussey, 1 run, A pull shot but played down to the ground. Short and on the body, pulled to longleg
36.1
1
Harmison to Symonds, 1 run, kicks up a bit from back of length, outside off, Symond arches back his upper body, taps it to thirdman

Australia 2nd innings Partnerships

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

ICC Champions Trophy (ICC KnockOut)

Group A
TeamMWLPTNRR
AUS32140.529
WI32140.009
INDIA31220.482
ENG3122-1.044
Group B
TeamMWLPTNRR
SA32140.767
NZ32140.572
SL3122-0.195
PAK3122-1.107
Qualifying Group
TeamMWLPTNRR
SL33062.672
WI32140.404
BDESH31220.019
ZIM3030-2.927