Result
2nd Final (D/N), Melbourne, Jan 25 2003, VB Series
229/7
(49.3/50 ov, target 230)
224
Australia won by 5 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia
Australia Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AC Gilchrist c Anderson b Flintoff2632383181.25
ML Hayden c sub (OA Shah) b Irani69911705175.82
RT Ponting (c)c Flintoff b Caddick1860012.50
DR Martyn c †Stewart b Caddick1114162078.57
MG Bevan retired hurt1021261047.61
A Symonds  b Irani829340027.58
GB Hogg not out7177948192.20
SK Warne c & b Irani012000.00
B Lee c Blackwell b Anderson18172411105.88
AJ Bichel not out11102010110.00
Extras(b 3, w 1)4
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.58)229/7
Did not bat: BA Williams 
Fall of wickets: 1-39 (Adam Gilchrist, 9.2 ov), 2-40 (Ricky Ponting, 10.4 ov), 3-56 (Damien Martyn, 14.5 ov), 3-74* (Michael Bevan, retired not out ), 4-98 (Andrew Symonds, 28.2 ov), 5-147 (Matthew Hayden, 40.3 ov), 6-148 (Shane Warne, 40.5 ov), 7-196 (Brett Lee, 45.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AR Caddick1022322.30462000
JM Anderson905716.33305200
A Flintoff1005615.60277000
ID Blackwell1003203.20381100
RC Irani1014634.60324000
MP Vaughan1012012.0031110
England Innings (target: 230 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ME Trescothick c Bichel b Lee01013000.00
NV Knight c Symonds b Lee522350022.72
RC Irani c Symonds b Williams713141053.84
MP Vaughan c Ponting b Warne60811286174.07
N Hussain (c) b Hogg2850662056.00
AJ Stewart c Lee b Warne6070785085.71
PD Collingwood not out2529691086.20
A Flintoff  b Lee1618252088.88
ID Blackwell c Martyn b Lee1340033.33
AR Caddick  b Lee4680066.66
JM Anderson run out (†Gilchrist)022000.00
Extras(lb 7, nb 7, w 4)18
TOTAL(49.3 Ov, RR: 4.52)224
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Marcus Trescothick, 2.5 ov), 2-18 (Ronnie Irani, 5.5 ov), 3-20 (Nick Knight, 6.6 ov), 4-88 (Nasser Hussain, 23.2 ov), 5-151 (Michael Vaughan, 35.3 ov), 6-182 (Alec Stewart, 41.1 ov), 7-216 (Andrew Flintoff, 47.1 ov), 8-218 (Ian Blackwell, 47.5 ov), 9-224 (Andy Caddick, 49.1 ov), 10-224 (James Anderson, 49.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
B Lee9.303053.15421013
BA Williams1014614.60324010
AJ Bichel1004204.20374012
GB Hogg1014114.10383100
SK Warne1005825.80305012
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesVB Series 2002
Player Of The Match
Brett Lee
Player Of The Series
Brett Lee
Series resultAustralia won the best-of-3-finals 2-0
Match numberODI no. 1941
Season2002/03
Match days25 January 2003 - day/night match (50-over match)
Umpires
Russell Tiffin
Darrell Hair
TV Umpire
Simon Taufel
Match Referee
Sir Clive Lloyd
MATCH NOTES
Hours of play: 2.15pm - 5.45pm, 6.30pm - 10.00pm
  • 4th Umpire - RL Parry
  • Australia 50 (60 minutes, 84 balls)
  • MG Bevan retired hurt at 74/3 (19.3 overs, 10*, 21 balls)
  • Australia 100 (131 minutes, 180 balls)
  • Australia 150 (177 minutes, 247 balls)
  • Australia 200 (205 minutes, 282 balls)
  • Hayden 50 (136 minutes, 72 balls)
  • Hogg 50 (69 minutes, 60 balls)
  • England 50 (55 minutes, 68 balls)
  • England 100 (116 minutes, 161 balls)
  • England 150 (152 minutes, 216 balls)
  • England 200 (199 minutes, 278 balls)
  • Vaughan/Hussain 50 (43 minutes 60 balls)
  • Vaughan 50 (95 minutes 68 balls)
  • Vaughan/Stewart 50 (39 minutes, 56 balls)
  • Stewart 50 (70 minutes, 60 balls)