Result
2nd Final (D/N), Sydney, Feb 11 2007, Commonwealth Bank Series
246/8
(27/27 ov, target 187)
152/8
England won by 34 runs (D/L method)
Player Of The Series
Australia
England Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
EC Joyce c Hodge b McGrath1527373055.55
MB Loye run out (Hayden)4561858173.77
IR Bell run out (Hussey)2645841057.77
AJ Strauss c †Gilchrist b Bracken65600120.00
PD Collingwood c †Gilchrist b Bracken70901192077.77
A Flintoff (c)c & b Lee4250713084.00
JWM Dalrymple run out (Hodge/†Gilchrist)510210050.00
PA Nixon c Hodge b McGrath67130085.71
LE Plunkett not out81090080.00
Extras(b 5, lb 4, nb 5, w 9)23
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.92)246/8
Fall of wickets: 1-34 (Ed Joyce, 8.1 ov), 2-79 (Mal Loye, 18.3 ov), 3-86 (Sir Andrew Strauss, 19.3 ov), 4-112 (Ian Bell, 25.4 ov), 5-209 (Andrew Flintoff, 42.6 ov), 6-231 (Paul Collingwood, 46.6 ov), 7-233 (Jamie Dalrymple, 47.3 ov), 8-246 (Paul Nixon, 49.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
B Lee1005315.30366025
NW Bracken1013823.80384000
GD McGrath1004124.10372100
SR Watson804605.75253020
MEK Hussey201206.0061020
GB Hogg1004704.70291030
Australia Innings (target: 187 runs from 27 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AC Gilchrist  b Plunkett20173620117.64
ML Hayden c Collingwood b Mahmood59160055.55
RT Ponting (c)c Strauss b Plunkett76610116.66
MJ Clarke c †Nixon b Plunkett0917000.00
BJ Hodge c Bell b Dalrymple49468551106.52
MEK Hussey c Strauss b Flintoff01018000.00
SR Watson c Dalrymple b Collingwood3744374184.09
GB Hogg c Flintoff b Collingwood1014171071.42
B Lee not out1071520142.85
NW Bracken not out33500100.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 3, w 6)11
TOTAL(27 Ov, RR: 5.62)152/8
Did not bat: GD McGrath 
Fall of wickets: 1-25 (Matthew Hayden, 3.1 ov), 2-33 (Ricky Ponting, 4.2 ov), 3-39 (Adam Gilchrist, 6.1 ov), 4-40 (Michael Clarke, 6.6 ov), 5-63 (Michael Hussey, 11.2 ov), 6-109 (Shane Watson, 20.6 ov), 7-132 (Brad Hogg, 24.4 ov), 8-139 (Brad Hodge, 25.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
LE Plunkett604337.16245052
SI Mahmood603115.16234000
A Flintoff511012.00230001
MS Panesar201507.5051100
JWM Dalrymple402516.25101110
PD Collingwood402626.50114000
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesCommonwealth Bank Series 2007
Player Of The Series
Ricky Ponting
Series resultEngland won the best-of-3-finals 2-0
Match numberODI no. 2519
Season2006/07
Hours of play (local time)14.15 start, First Session 14.15-17.45 Interval 17.45-18.30, Second Session 19.15-22.45
Match days11 February 2007 - day/night match (50-over match)
Umpires
Steve Davis
Ian Howell
TV Umpire
Daryl Harper
Reserve Umpire
Darren Goodger
Match Referee
Mike Procter
MATCH NOTES
England innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 16.0
  • England: 50 runs in 13.3 overs (87 balls), Extras 6
  • Rain: England - 59/1 in 15.0 overs (MB Loye 29, IR Bell 9)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 16.1 - 20.0
  • Rain: England - 79/1 in 18.2 overs (MB Loye 45, IR Bell 11)
  • England: 100 runs in 22.6 overs (145 balls), Extras 8
  • Drinks: England - 144/4 in 31.0 overs (PD Collingwood 27, A Flintoff 8)
  • England: 150 runs in 32.1 overs (206 balls), Extras 19
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 61 balls (PD Collingwood 26, A Flintoff 16, Ex 9)
  • PD Collingwood: 50 off 67 balls (2 x 4)
  • England: 200 runs in 41.2 overs (261 balls), Extras 19
Australia innings
  • Rain: Australia - 39/2 in 6.0 overs (AC Gilchrist 20, MJ Clarke 0)
  • Attendance: 40076
  • Australia: 50 runs in 8.3 overs (58 balls), Extras 7
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 16.0
  • Rain: Australia - 79/5 in 16.2 overs (BJ Hodge 25, SR Watson 13)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 19.5 overs (127 balls), Extras 10
  • Australia: 150 runs in 26.5 overs (170 balls), Extras 11
  • Rain: Australia - 152/8 in 27.0 overs (B Lee 10, NW Bracken 3)
  • One Day International Scorer: Binoy George