Result
1st Final (D/N), Commonwealth Bank Series at Melbourne, Feb 9 2007
49.3/50 ov, target 253
253/6
England won by 4 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)
Australia Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
AC Gilchrist c Flintoff b Mahmood510280050.00
ML Hayden c Mahmood b Dalrymple821021527080.39
RT Ponting (c)c Collingwood b Panesar757510970100.00
MJ Clarke run out (Collingwood)3339510184.61
BJ Hodge lbw b Panesar510120050.00
MEK Hussey c †Nixon b Flintoff1719291089.47
SR Watson c Bell b Mahmood913310069.23
GB Hogg c Bell b Flintoff1011161090.90
B Lee run out (Collingwood)055000.00
NW Bracken not out3590060.00
GD McGrath  b Flintoff024000.00
Extras(lb 4, w 9)13
TOTAL(48.3 Ov, RR: 5.19)252
Fall of wickets: 1-32 (Adam Gilchrist, 5.3 ov), 2-170 (Ricky Ponting, 30.1 ov), 3-180 (Matthew Hayden, 33.2 ov), 4-196 (Brad Hodge, 36.5 ov), 5-229 (Michael Clarke, 42.2 ov), 6-229 (Michael Hussey, 42.3 ov), 7-248 (Brad Hogg, 46.1 ov), 8-248 (Brett Lee, 46.6 ov), 9-250 (Shane Watson, 47.4 ov), 10-252 (Glenn McGrath, 48.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
LE Plunkett1005605.60284040
SI Mahmood804525.62275020
A Flintoff9.314134.31314020
MS Panesar1004424.40252000
PD Collingwood402105.2580000
JWM Dalrymple704115.85171110
England Innings (target: 253 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
EC Joyce c McGrath b Lee618211033.33
MB Loye lbw b Lee069000.00
IR Bell  b Lee65901473072.22
AJ Strauss lbw b Bracken023000.00
PD Collingwood not out1201332227190.22
A Flintoff (c)c †Gilchrist b Watson3536650197.22
JWM Dalrymple run out (Clarke/McGrath)3560060.00
PA Nixon not out11101900110.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 3, w 7)13
TOTAL(49.3 Ov, RR: 5.11)253/6
Did not bat: LE Plunkett, SI Mahmood, MS Panesar 
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Mal Loye, 2.2 ov), 2-14 (Ed Joyce, 4.6 ov), 3-15 (Sir Andrew Strauss, 5.4 ov), 4-148 (Ian Bell, 32.6 ov), 5-222 (Andrew Flintoff, 45.2 ov), 6-225 (Jamie Dalrymple, 46.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
B Lee1004134.10352031
NW Bracken8.313814.47283000
GD McGrath1005305.30261101
SR Watson805116.37195001
GB Hogg1005205.20210120
MJ Clarke301505.0050020
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralian Tri Series (CB Series)
Series resultEngland led the best-of-3-finals 1-0
Match numberODI no. 2515
Season2006/07
Hours of play (local time)14.15 start, First Session 14.15-17.45 Interval 17.45-18.30, Second Session 18.30-22.00
Match days9 February 2007 - day/night match (50-over match)
Umpires
Asad Rauf
Daryl Harper
TV Umpire
Bob Parry
Reserve Umpire
John Ward
Match Referee
Mike Procter
MATCH NOTES
Australia innings
  • Australia: 50 runs in 9.2 overs (60 balls), Extras 7
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 58 balls (ML Hayden 20, RT Ponting 27, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: Australia - 85/1 in 15.0 overs (ML Hayden 43, RT Ponting 28)
  • ML Hayden: 50 off 64 balls (5 x 4)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 19.4 overs (124 balls), Extras 9
  • Power Play 3: Overs 22.1 - 27.0
  • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 120 balls (ML Hayden 46, RT Ponting 49, Ex 5)
  • RT Ponting: 50 off 57 balls (4 x 4)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 27.1 overs (171 balls), Extras 12
  • Drinks: Australia - 170/2 in 30.1 overs (ML Hayden 78)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 37.3 overs (233 balls), Extras 12
  • Australia: 250 runs in 47.3 overs (294 balls), Extras 13
England innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Drinks: England - 45/3 in 16.0 overs (IR Bell 24, PD Collingwood 14)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 16.1 - 21.0
  • England: 50 runs in 17.2 overs (105 balls), Extras 1
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 84 balls (IR Bell 22, PD Collingwood 28, Ex 3)
  • England: 100 runs in 22.4 overs (140 balls), Extras 7
  • PD Collingwood: 50 off 60 balls (3 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 126 balls (IR Bell 39, PD Collingwood 52, Ex 9)
  • IR Bell: 50 off 72 balls (3 x 4)
  • Drinks: England - 144/3 in 32.0 overs (IR Bell 62, PD Collingwood 66)
  • England: 150 runs in 33.2 overs (207 balls), Extras 10
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 55 balls (PD Collingwood 28, A Flintoff 22, Ex 0)
  • England: 200 runs in 42.2 overs (261 balls), Extras 10
  • PD Collingwood: 100 off 120 balls (4 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • England: 250 runs in 49.1 overs (305 balls), Extras 13
  • One Day International Scorers: Sajan Nair and Binoy George