Result
4th Match, Group A (D/N), ICC Cricket World Cup at Ahmedabad, Feb 21 2011
46.2/50 ov, target 263
171
Australia won by 91 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia
Australia Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
SR Watson lbw b Cremer79921138185.86
BJ Haddin lbw b Utseya2966683043.93
RT Ponting (c)run out (Mpofu)2836500077.77
MJ Clarke not out58557740105.45
CL White  b Mpofu2236440061.11
DJ Hussey  b Price1481511175.00
SPD Smith c Chakabva b Mpofu114411275.00
MG Johnson not out73510233.33
Extras(lb 7, w 7)14
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 5.24)262/6
Did not bat: SW Tait, JJ Krejza, B Lee 
Fall of wickets: 1-61 (Brad Haddin, 18.5 ov), 2-140 (Shane Watson, 31.2 ov), 3-144 (Ricky Ponting, 32.5 ov), 4-207 (Cameron White, 44.6 ov), 5-241 (David Hussey, 48.1 ov), 6-254 (Steven Smith, 49.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
CB Mpofu905826.44268020
RW Price1004314.30312110
P Utseya1024314.30314020
AG Cremer1004114.10300110
BRM Taylor302307.6621000
E Chigumbura201809.0022010
SC Williams602904.83151100
Zimbabwe Innings (target: 263 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
BRM Taylor  b Tait1624531066.66
CK Coventry c & b Lee1424241158.33
T Taibu c Watson b Johnson717231041.17
CR Ervine lbw b Johnson0613000.00
E Chigumbura (c)c †Haddin b Krejza1425442056.00
SC Williams c Watson b Tait2840401170.00
RW Chakabva lbw b Krejza618210033.33
P Utseya c Ponting b Hussey2445521053.33
AG Cremer c †Haddin b Johnson3751514072.54
RW Price not out519250026.31
CB Mpofu c †Haddin b Johnson211120018.18
Extras(b 4, lb 9, nb 2, w 3)18
TOTAL(46.2 Ov, RR: 3.69)171
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Charles Coventry, 5.4 ov), 2-40 (Tatenda Taibu, 10.3 ov), 3-40 (Brendan Taylor, 11.2 ov), 4-44 (Craig Ervine, 12.3 ov), 5-88 (Elton Chigumbura, 21.2 ov), 6-96 (Sean Williams, 24.6 ov), 7-104 (Regis Chakabva, 27.2 ov), 8-153 (Prosper Utseya, 39.2 ov), 9-167 (Graeme Cremer, 42.4 ov), 10-171 (Chris Mpofu, 46.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SW Tait913423.77394021
B Lee813414.25344111
MG Johnson9.221942.03431000
JJ Krejza802823.50311100
SR Watson30702.33120000
SPD Smith502404.80111000
DJ Hussey411213.00140000
MATCH DETAILS
Sardar Patel (Gujarat) Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesWorld Cup
Player Of The Match
Shane Watson
Match numberODI no. 3103
Season2010/11
Hours of play (local time)14.30 start, First Session 14.30-18.00, Interval 18.00-18.45, Second Session 18.45-22.15
Match days21 February 2011 - day/night match (50-over match)
Umpires
Richard Kettleborough
Asoka de Silva
TV Umpire
Amiesh Saheba
Reserve Umpire
Simon Taufel
Match Referee
Roshan Mahanama
PointsAustralia 2, Zimbabwe 0
MATCH NOTES
Australia innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 10.0 (Mandatory - 28 runs, 0 wicket)
  • Powerplay 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0 (Bowling side - 25 runs, 0 wicket)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 14.1 overs (85 balls), Extras 1
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 85 balls (SR Watson 25, BJ Haddin 24, Ex 1)
  • Over 18.5: Review by Zimbabwe (Bowling), Umpire - EAR de Silva, Batsman - BJ Haddin (Upheld)
  • SR Watson: 50 off 69 balls (5 x 4)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 26.0 overs (156 balls), Extras 5
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 53 balls (SR Watson 26, RT Ponting 22, Ex 3)
  • Over 31.2: Review by Zimbabwe (Bowling), Umpire - RA Kettleborough, Batsman - SR Watson (Upheld)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 33.5 overs (203 balls), Extras 5
  • Drinks: Australia - 172/3 in 40.0 overs (MJ Clarke 19, CL White 12)
  • Powerplay 3: Overs 40.1 - 45.0 (Batting side - 35 runs, 1 wicket)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 61 balls (MJ Clarke 30, CL White 20, Ex 0)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 44.1 overs (265 balls), Extras 10
  • MJ Clarke: 50 off 50 balls (3 x 4)
  • Australia: 250 runs in 48.3 overs (291 balls), Extras 14
  • Innings Break: Australia - 262/6 in 50.0 overs (MJ Clarke 58, MG Johnson 7)
Zimbabwe innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 10.0 (Mandatory - 39 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Powerplay 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0 (Bowling side - 18 runs, 3 wickets)
  • Over 12.3: Review by Australia (Bowling), Umpire - EAR de Silva, Batsman - CR Ervine (Upheld)
  • Zimbabwe: 50 runs in 13.2 overs (80 balls), Extras 9
  • Drinks: Zimbabwe - 57/4 in 15.0 overs (E Chigumbura 8, SC Williams 3)
  • Zimbabwe: 100 runs in 26.2 overs (158 balls), Extras 14
  • Drinks: Zimbabwe - 127/7 in 34.0 overs (P Utseya 11, AG Cremer 17)
  • Zimbabwe: 150 runs in 38.5 overs (235 balls), Extras 16
  • Powerplay 3: Overs 45.1 - 50.0 (Batting side - 3 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Attendance - 18,569