Result
37th Match, Port Elizabeth, Mar 2 2003, ICC World Cup
204/8
(49.4/50 ov, target 205)
208/8
Australia won by 2 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
Australia
England Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ME Trescothick c Martyn b McGrath37366061102.77
NV Knight c Martyn b Bichel3033454090.90
MP Vaughan c †Gilchrist b Bichel2570040.00
N Hussain (c) b Bichel1340033.33
AJ Stewart  b Bichel46921181050.00
PD Collingwood c †Gilchrist b Bichel1016240162.50
A Flintoff c †Gilchrist b Bichel4580813156.25
C White not out1621361076.19
AF Giles c Bevan b Bichel2790028.57
AR Caddick not out511170045.45
Extras(lb 3, nb 4, w 3)10
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.08)204/8
Did not bat: JM Anderson 
Fall of wickets: 1-66 (Nick Knight, 9.5 ov), 2-72 (Michael Vaughan, 11.1 ov), 3-74 (Nasser Hussain, 11.6 ov), 4-74 (Marcus Trescothick, 12.2 ov), 5-87 (Paul Collingwood, 17.5 ov), 6-177 (Andrew Flintoff, 42.3 ov), 7-180 (Alec Stewart, 44.2 ov), 8-187 (Ashley Giles, 46.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath924114.55367010
B Lee905806.44305114
AJ Bichel1002072.00410000
GB Hogg1012802.80431110
DS Lehmann1003403.40311000
A Symonds2020010.0031100
Australia Innings (target: 205 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AC Gilchrist c Vaughan b Caddick22182350122.22
ML Hayden c Giles b Caddick14130025.00
RT Ponting (c)c Giles b Caddick1821302185.71
DR Martyn lbw b Caddick032000.00
DS Lehmann c †Stewart b White3762983059.67
MG Bevan not out741261736158.73
A Symonds c & b Giles057000.00
GB Hogg c †Stewart b Giles1370033.33
B Lee run out (White)623230026.08
AJ Bichel not out3436523194.44
Extras(b 4, lb 4, nb 3, w 4)15
TOTAL(49.4 Ov, RR: 4.18)208/8
Did not bat: GD McGrath 
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Matthew Hayden, 2.2 ov), 2-33 (Adam Gilchrist, 4.2 ov), 3-33 (Damien Martyn, 4.5 ov), 4-48 (Ricky Ponting, 8.4 ov), 5-111 (Darren Lehmann, 28.2 ov), 6-112 (Andrew Symonds, 29.5 ov), 7-114 (Brad Hogg, 31.5 ov), 8-135 (Brett Lee, 37.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AR Caddick923543.88464113
JM Anderson906607.33249110
A Flintoff9.412602.68422010
C White1022112.10441000
AF Giles1004224.20312110
MP Vaughan201005.0051000
MATCH DETAILS
St George's Park, Port Elizabeth
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesICC World Cup 2003
Player Of The Match
Andy Bichel
Match numberODI no. 1976
Season2002/03
Match days2 March 2003 (50-over match)
Umpires
Russell Tiffin
Aleem Dar
TV Umpire
David Orchard
Match Referee
Wasim Raja
PointsAustralia 4, England 0
MATCH NOTES
4th (reserve) umpire: IL Howell
  • 12th Men: JP Maher (Australia) and MJ Hoggard (England)
  • England 50 runs in 33 mins, 7.1 overs
  • With the wicket of NV Knight, AJ Bichel claimed his 50th ODI wicket
  • England 100 in 105 mins (22.4 overs) 11x4 2x6
  • 50 p'ship Stewart/Flintoff in 52 mins from 101 balls (2x4)
  • When A Flintoff reached 26* he completed 1000 runs on ODIs
  • AJ Stewart and A Flintoff's partnership set a new 6th wicket partnership record for this ground in ODIs (previous: 58 JH Kallis and L Klusener, South Africa v Zimbabwe, 1999/00)
  • AJ Stewart and A Flintoff's partnership set a new 6th wicket partnership record for England v Australia in ODIs (previous: 88* AJ Lamb and DR Pringle, Nottingham, 1989)
  • England 150 in 149 mins (36.5 overs) 13x4 3 x6
  • England 200 in 202 mins (49.2 overs) 15x4 3x6
  • AJ Bichel's 7/20 is the best bowling against England in ODIs (previous: 7/36 Waqar Younis for Pakistan, Leeds, 2001)
  • AJ Bichel's 7/20 is his best bowling against England in ODIS (previous: 4/18 at Sydney, 2002/03)
  • AJ Bichel's 7/20 is his best bowling in World Cups (previous: 3/13 v Netherlands at Potchesfstroom, 2002/03)
  • AJ Bichel's 7/20 is his best bowling in ODIs (previous: 5/19 v South Africa at Sydney, 2001/02)
  • AJ Bichel's 7/20 was the best bowling for Australia against England in ODIs (previous: 6/14 GJ Gilmour at Leeds, 1975)
  • AJ Bichel's 7/20 was the best bowling at this ground in ODIs (previous: 5/43 RJ van Vuuren, Namibia v England, 2002/03)
  • Australia 50 in 53 mins (10.1 overs) 8x4 1x6
  • When MG Bevan reached 2* he completed 500 runs against England in ODIs
  • Official Attendance 15 803
  • 50 p'ship Lehmann/Bevan in 70 mins from 102 balls (3x4)
  • Australia 100 in 116 mins (25.6 overs) 11x4 1x6
  • Australia 150 in 175 mins 39.6 overs) 14x4 2x6
  • Bevan 50 in 135 mins from 101 balls (4x4 1x6)
  • 50 p'ship between Bevan/Bichel in 40 mins from 57 balls (5x4)
  • MG Bevan and AJ Bichel's partnership set a new 9th wicket partnership record for this ground in ODIs (previous: 37 Harbhajan Singh and BKV Prasad, India v Kenya, Port Elizabeth, 2001/02)
  • MG Bevan and AJ Bichel's partnership set a new 9th wicket partnership record for Australia v England in ODIs (previous: 33* KJ Hughes and G Dymock, The Oval, 1980)
  • Australia 200 in 212 mins (48.3 overs, 18x4 3x6)