Result
35th Match, Super Eights, ICC World Cup at North Sound, Apr 8 2007
47.2/50 ov, target 248
248/3
Australia won by 7 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
Australia
England Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
IR Bell c Hussey b McGrath77901269085.55
MP Vaughan (c) b Tait58121062.50
AJ Strauss  b Tait710110070.00
KP Pietersen c Clarke b Bracken1041221826185.24
PD Collingwood c †Gilchrist b Tait2530040.00
A Flintoff st †Gilchrist b Hogg419200021.05
RS Bopara c Hussey b Bracken2136432058.33
PA Nixon c Hodge b McGrath861401133.33
SI Mahmood c Hodge b Bracken022000.00
MS Panesar not out1230050.00
JM Anderson lbw b McGrath012000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 4, nb 3, w 7)18
TOTAL(49.5 Ov, RR: 4.95)247
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Michael Vaughan, 3.2 ov), 2-24 (Sir Andrew Strauss, 5.6 ov), 3-164 (Ian Bell, 29.3 ov), 4-167 (Paul Collingwood, 30.3 ov), 5-179 (Andrew Flintoff, 35.3 ov), 6-230 (Ravi Bopara, 46.2 ov), 7-240 (Kevin Pietersen, 48.4 ov), 8-240 (Sajid Mahmood, 48.6 ov), 9-246 (Paul Nixon, 49.2 ov), 10-247 (James Anderson, 49.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
NW Bracken1013333.30402010
SW Tait1004134.10414032
GD McGrath9.506236.30297110
MJ Clarke402706.75102100
GB Hogg1003613.60310010
A Symonds604006.66103000
Australia Innings (target: 248 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
AC Gilchrist c Collingwood b Flintoff2737515072.97
ML Hayden  b Collingwood4150916082.00
RT Ponting (c)run out (Collingwood)8610613311081.13
MJ Clarke not out55631302087.30
A Symonds not out28283341100.00
Extras(b 1, lb 5, w 5)11
TOTAL(47.2 Ov, RR: 5.23)248/3
Did not bat: MEK Hussey, BJ Hodge, GB Hogg, NW Bracken, SW Tait, GD McGrath 
Fall of wickets: 1-57 (Adam Gilchrist, 10.6 ov), 2-89 (Matthew Hayden, 19.1 ov), 3-201 (Ricky Ponting, 40.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JM Anderson1014904.90355030
SI Mahmood9.216006.423110010
A Flintoff1013513.50394000
MS Panesar904805.33265000
PD Collingwood905015.55264110
MATCH DETAILS
Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesWorld Cup
Player Of The Match
Shaun Tait
Match numberODI no. 2565
Season2006/07
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, First Session 09.30-13.00. Interval 13.00-13.45, Second Session 13.45-17.15
Match days8 April 2007 (50-over match)
Umpires
Billy Bowden
Rudi Koertzen
TV Umpire
Asad Rauf
Reserve Umpire
Norman Malcolm
Match Referee
Mike Procter
PointsAustralia 2, England 0
MATCH NOTES
England innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • England: 50 runs in 13.2 overs (84 balls), Extras 5
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 56 balls (IR Bell 25, KP Pietersen 23, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: England - 77/2 in 16.0 overs (IR Bell 35, KP Pietersen 25)
  • England: 100 runs in 19.1 overs (119 balls), Extras 5
  • KP Pietersen: 50 off 49 balls (5 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • IR Bell: 50 off 69 balls (5 x 4)
  • 3rd Wicket: 100 runs in 108 balls (IR Bell 43, KP Pietersen 55, Ex 2)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 26.1 - 31.0
  • England: 150 runs in 26.5 overs (165 balls), Extras 9
  • Drinks: England - 169/4 in 32.0 overs (KP Pietersen 65, A Flintoff 2)
  • England: 200 runs in 41.2 overs (255 balls), Extras 16
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 64 balls (KP Pietersen 25, RS Bopara 21, Ex 4)
  • KP Pietersen: 100 off 117 balls (6 x 4, 1 x 6)
Australia innings
  • Australia: 50 runs in 9.3 overs (60 balls), Extras 4
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 60 balls (AC Gilchrist 26, ML Hayden 20, Ex 4)
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Drinks: Australia - 57/1 in 11.0 overs (ML Hayden 26)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • Australia: 100 runs in 23.3 overs (144 balls), Extras 4
  • Drinks: Australia - 134/2 in 30.0 overs (RT Ponting 44, MJ Clarke 17)
  • RT Ponting: 50 off 69 balls (7 x 4)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 68 balls (RT Ponting 35, MJ Clarke 17, Ex 1)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 31.3 overs (194 balls), Extras 6
  • 3rd Wicket: 100 runs in 114 balls (RT Ponting 63, MJ Clarke 37, Ex 3)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 39.1 overs (240 balls), Extras 7
  • MJ Clarke: 50 off 59 balls (2 x 4)
  • Official Attendance - 11,900