Result
1st Match (D/N), Melbourne, Jan 14 2005, VB Series
301/4
(46.2/50 ov, target 302)
185
Australia won by 116 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia
Australia Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AC Gilchrist c Bravo b Bradshaw0710000.00
MJ Clarke  b Samuels6677918085.71
RT Ponting (c)run out (Chanderpaul/†Browne)78921465184.78
DR Martyn not out959311061102.15
A Symonds c Gayle b Bradshaw2021221095.23
DS Lehmann not out20142120142.85
Extras(b 2, lb 5, nb 4, w 11)22
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 6.02)301/4
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Adam Gilchrist, 2.1 ov), 2-119 (Michael Clarke, 21.6 ov), 3-207 (Ricky Ponting, 39.2 ov), 4-254 (Andrew Symonds, 45.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
IDR Bradshaw1014624.60334010
M Dillon806908.62238104
MN Samuels1004514.50304020
WW Hinds302006.6651000
CH Gayle302107.0072000
RR Sarwan804906.12170150
DJ Bravo804405.50193020
West Indies Innings (target: 302 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CH Gayle lbw b Lee033000.00
WW Hinds run out (Symonds)510191050.00
RR Sarwan c †Gilchrist b Lee410201040.00
BC Lara (c)c Symonds b Hogg58681126085.29
XM Marshall c †Gilchrist b Lee510121050.00
S Chanderpaul c & b Hogg46731031063.01
MN Samuels c & b Hogg926200034.61
DJ Bravo c †Gilchrist b Hogg310170030.00
CO Browne not out2039471051.28
IDR Bradshaw c Clarke b Hogg1219180063.15
M Dillon c Ponting b Kasprowicz610221060.00
Extras(b 1, lb 13, w 3)17
TOTAL(46.2 Ov, RR: 3.99)185
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Chris Gayle, 0.3 ov), 2-17 (Wavell Hinds, 3.4 ov), 3-21 (Ramnaresh Sarwan, 4.1 ov), 4-33 (Xavier Marshall, 6.6 ov), 5-131 (Brian Lara, 28.1 ov), 6-136 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul, 30.5 ov), 7-143 (Marlon Samuels, 34.3 ov), 8-144 (Dwayne Bravo, 36.2 ov), 9-167 (Ian Bradshaw, 41.1 ov), 10-185 (Mervyn Dillon, 46.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
B Lee1013633.60434000
JN Gillespie802903.62333020
MS Kasprowicz6.202614.10212010
SR Watson703705.28172000
GB Hogg1003253.20371000
A Symonds501102.20210000
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesVB Series 2005
Player Of The Match
Brad Hogg
Match numberODI no. 2204
Season2004/05
Match days14 January 2005 - day/night match (50-over match)
ODI debut
Xavier Marshall
Umpires
Rudi Koertzen
Steve Davis
TV Umpire
Bob Parry
Match Referee
Chris Broad
PointsAustralia 6, West Indies 0
MATCH NOTES
Hours of play: 2.15pm - 5.45pm, 6.30pm - 10.00pm
  • Scorers: JKE Higgs and KV O'Neill
  • 12th Men: GD McGrath (Australia) and RL Powell (West Indies)
AC Gilchrist/MJ Clarke (2*) 1st wicket partnership 4 runs in 10 mins from 14 balls
  • Australia 50 in 42 mins from 9.2 overs
  • MJ Clarke 50 in 68 mins from 53 balls, 8x4
  • Australia 100 in 81 mins from 18.3 overs
  • RT Ponting 50 in 81 mins from 50 balls, 5x4 1x6
  • MJ Clarke/RT Ponting (50*) 2nd wicket partnership 115 runs in 80 mins from 120 balls
  • Australia 150 in 110 mins from 27.3 overs
  • Australia 200 in 152 mins from 38.2 overs
  • DR Martyn 50 in 62 mins from 61 balls, 3x4
  • RT Ponting/DR Martyn (51*) 3rd wicket partnership 88 runs in 65 mins from 104 balls
  • Australia 250 in 177 mins from 45 overs
  • DR Martyn (73*)/A Symonds 4th wicket partnership 47 runs in 22 mins from 40 balls
  • Australia 300 in 202 mins from 50 overs
  • DR Martyn/DS Lehmann 5th wicket partnership (unbroken) 47 runs in 21 mins from 26 balls
CH Gayle/WW Hinds (0*) 1st wicket partnership 0 runs in 3 mins from 3 balls
  • WW Hinds/RR Sarwan (4*) 2nd wicket partnership 17 runs in 15 mins from 19 balls
  • RR Sarwan/BC Lara (2*) 3rd wicket partnership 4 runs in 4 mins from 3 balls
  • BC Lara (7*)/XM Marshall 4th wicket partnership 12 runs in 12 mins from 17 balls
  • West Indies 50 in 61 mins from 12 overs
  • West Indies 100 in 108 mins from 22.2 overs
  • BC Lara 50 in 99 minutes from 59 balls, 5x4
  • BC Lara/S Chanderpaul (45*) 5th wicket partnership 98 runs in 94 mins from 127 balls
  • S Chanderpaul/MN Samuels (4*) 6th wicket partnership 5 runs in 8 mins from 16 balls
  • MN Samuels/DDJ Bravo (2*) 7th wicket partnership 7 runs in 11 mins from 22 balls
  • DDJ Bravo/CO Browne (0*) 8th wicket partnership 1 run in 5 mins from 11 balls
  • West Indies 150 in 163 minutes from 37.4 overs
  • CO Browne (10*)/IDR Bradshaw 9th wicket partnership 23 runs in 18 mins from 29 balls
  • CO Browne/M Dillon 10th wicket partnership 18 runs in 22 mins from 31 balls
  • Attendance: 51433