Result
2nd Match (D/N), Melbourne, Dec 15 2002, VB Series
318/6
(48/50 ov, target 319)
229
Australia won by 89 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AC Gilchrist  b Anderson124104154124119.23
ML Hayden c Batty b Kirtley411121036.36
RT Ponting (c)c Shah b Blackwell1191231609396.74
MG Bevan  b Batty3440075.00
DR Martyn c Batty b White912140075.00
DS Lehmann not out1819380194.73
SR Watson c White b Blackwell912130075.00
SK Warne not out19152201126.66
Extras(lb 6, w 7)13
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 6.36)318/6
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Matthew Hayden, 2.5 ov), 2-240 (Adam Gilchrist, 37.1 ov), 3-247 (Michael Bevan, 38.2 ov), 4-271 (Ricky Ponting, 41.6 ov), 5-271 (Damien Martyn, 42.2 ov), 6-286 (Shane Watson, 45.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RJ Kirtley906216.88314430
JM Anderson604617.66187020
C White1015615.60275000
RC Irani502905.80131100
ID Blackwell1005425.40293120
GJ Batty1006516.50182300
England Innings (target: 319 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ME Trescothick c Hayden b Gillespie614141042.85
NV Knight c Warne b Watson706812290102.94
RC Irani run out (Watson/McGrath)047000.00
N Hussain (c) b Warne1930452063.33
OA Shah c McGrath b Warne710131070.00
AJ Stewart run out (Bevan)3570060.00
ID Blackwell run out (†Gilchrist)4354902279.62
C White not out5774931077.02
GJ Batty  b Lehmann3960033.33
JM Anderson  b Lee613181046.15
RJ Kirtley  b Lee1880012.50
Extras(b 4, lb 4, nb 1, w 5)14
TOTAL(48 Ov, RR: 4.77)229
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Marcus Trescothick, 3.3 ov), 2-16 (Ronnie Irani, 4.2 ov), 3-76 (Nasser Hussain, 13.5 ov), 4-87 (Owais Shah, 15.6 ov), 5-92 (Alec Stewart, 17.4 ov), 6-131 (Nick Knight, 24.6 ov), 7-203 (Ian Blackwell, 38.6 ov), 8-208 (Gareth Batty, 40.6 ov), 9-223 (James Anderson, 45.4 ov), 10-229 (James Kirtley, 47.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath613105.16245000
JN Gillespie1005515.50304011
B Lee903123.44374000
SK Warne7.503924.97261210
SR Watson703114.42201010
DR Martyn2.101306.0051000
DS Lehmann602113.50181000
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesVB Series 2002
Player Of The Match
Adam Gilchrist
Match numberODI no. 1919
Season2002/03
Match days15 December 2002 - day/night match (50-over match)
ODI debut
James Anderson
Umpires
Steve Bucknor
Simon Taufel
TV Umpire
Steve Davis
Match Referee
Wasim Raja
PointsAustralia 6, England 0
MATCH NOTES
Hours of play: 2.15pm - 5.45pm, 6.30pm - 10.00pm
  • 12th Men: AJ Bichel (Australia) and PD Collingwood (England)
  • Scorers: KV O'Neill and CJ Reece
  • Australia 50 (43 minutes, 53 balls) 100 (79 minutes, 100 balls)
  • Australia 150 (101 minutes, 137 balls) 200 (131 minutes, 192 balls)
  • Australia 250 (162 minutes, 234 balls), 300 (200 minutes, 285 balls)
  • Australia Gilchrist/Ponting partnership 50 (34 minutes, 41 balls) 100 (81 minutes, 92 balls) 150 (98 minutes, 140 balls), 200 (128 minutes, 191 balls)
  • Ponting 50 (66 minutes, 48 balls) 100 (136 minutes, 108 balls)
  • Gilchrist 50 (99 minutes, 48 balls), 100 (138 minutes, 92 balls)
  • England 50 (44 minutes, 56 balls) 100 (100 minutes, 116 balls)
  • Knight 50 (79 minutes, 39 balls)
  • Attendance: 34887
  • England 150 (143 minutes, 177 balls)
  • England 200 (179 minutes, 232 balls)