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England vs Australia, 2nd ODI at Cardiff, , Jun 24 2010 - Full Scorecard

2nd ODI (D/N), Cardiff, June 24, 2010, Australia tour of England and Ireland
(45.2/50 ov, T:240) 243/6

England won by 4 wickets (with 28 balls remaining)

Player Of The Match
Australia Innings
England Innings
Match Flow
Australia  (50 ovs maximum)
c †Kieswetter b Wright5759948096.61
c †Kieswetter b Broad1629403055.17
c †Kieswetter b Broad1321171061.90
c Swann b Broad17110014.28
not out 86981357287.75
b Anderson1427251051.85
c Collingwood b Broad4153633077.35
run out (Bresnan)872010114.28
not out 00100-
Extras(nb 1, w 2)3
TOTAL50 Ov (RR: 4.78)239/7
Fall of wickets: 1-51 (Tim Paine, 10.3 ov), 2-67 (Ricky Ponting, 14.4 ov), 3-77 (Michael Clarke, 16.6 ov), 4-94 (Shane Watson, 21.3 ov), 5-118 (Michael Hussey, 29.1 ov), 6-202 (Steven Smith, 45.5 ov), 7-238 (James Hopes, 49.5 ov)
29.1 to MEK Hussey, gone! Full and Anderson finds a hint of swing back in to the left-hander to beat an airy flick to leg and clatter into the stumps! Was that swing? He sent down a cross-seam delivery but the ball definitely jagged in to Hussey after pitching. Either way, he's gone and Australia are tottering now.... 118/5
10.3 to TD Paine, gone! That's a strangle down the leg side as Paine gets an edge trying to work the ball away and a simple catch to Kieswetter to give Broad his 100th ODI wicket...a timely breakthrough for England, just as Broad managed two days ago. 51/1
14.4 to RT Ponting, gone! Broad strikes again and it's the big wicket of Ponting. Back of a length from Broad and the Australia captain pushed forward outside off, getting a thick edge which carries at chest height to Kieswetter. 67/2
16.6 to MJ Clarke, gone! The change works, another short ball from Broad, Clarke was up on his toes but couldn't control it, the ball balloons off the glove straight to Swann! He was put in an awkward position and the bottom hand came off the bat, easy catch to short leg. 77/3
45.5 to SPD Smith, gone this time! Well, it was an energetic innings from Smith, but he's played too early at this one as he tried to pick the ball up over the leg side. The ball took the leading edge and looped up quite high but not very far, and Collingwood at cover takes an easy catch. 202/6
21.3 to SR Watson, gone! The short ball works again! Watson had played so well until this shot - he went for an ungainly front-foot pull when he should have been back, the top edge rockets straight up, Kieswetter calls for it and takes a good, sliding catch. Australia pegged back once again, and after such a good start they're looking decidedly vulnerable now. 94/4
England  (T: 240 runs from 50 ovs)
c & b Hauritz5156793291.07
c †Paine b Bollinger871020114.28
c Ponting b Smith3338504086.84
b Bollinger4865832273.84
c †Paine b Bollinger5264803081.25
b Hopes1014112071.42
not out 1219241063.15
not out 19141511135.71
Extras(lb 2, nb 5, w 3)10
TOTAL45.2 Ov (RR: 5.36)243/6
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Craig Kieswetter, 2.2 ov), 2-91 (Kevin Pietersen, 14.6 ov), 3-109 (Andrew Strauss, 19.3 ov), 4-192 (Paul Collingwood, 36.2 ov), 5-211 (Luke Wright, 39.4 ov), 6-211 (Eoin Morgan, 40.2 ov)
2.2 to C Kieswetter, gone! Bollinger strikes as Kieswetter comes down the pitch and gets a clunky bottom edge through to Paine, the ball barely carries but the keeper makes the take. 23/1
36.2 to PD Collingwood, gone! Just when I was saying that the batsmen had settled in and Australia were without a strike bowler, Bollinger charges in and hits the stumps! The ball was outside off and Collingwood went for a leaden-footed pushed to the off side, little inside edge and into the stumps. Still, he's probably done enough to close down the game. 192/4
40.2 to EJG Morgan, gone! Test match bowling does for Eoin Morgan, as Bollinger spears one down back of a length just around off stump. The ball rose quite sharply off a length, took the edge near the shoulder of the bat, and went through to Paine. Great piece of bowling, do Australia have a sniff of an unlikely series-levelling win now?. 211/6
39.4 to LJ Wright, gone this time! Poor shot selection there, he had done the hard work with the two boundaries and was just looking to do too much with this ball. It was on a length and straight, coming in off the seam, and he tried to run it to third man though the ball was practically angling in to the hip. Inside edge was the result, and the ball ricochets onto the stumps. 211/5
19.3 to AJ Strauss, gone! Strauss shimmies down the track, not quite getting to the pitch but trying to send the ball to long on. Instead, he pops the simplest of caught-and-bowled chances back to Hauritz, who gratefully accepts. Australia are cock-a-hoop, they need to keep chipping away at England!. 109/3
14.6 to KP Pietersen, what a catch! Pietersen came down the track and tried to hammer Smith away to midwicket again, but in the air this time. Ponting was in position close at midwicket but that looked to have cleared him ... until he leapt to pluck it out of the air one-handed. I think he even surprised himself with that one. Rolling back the years, Punter!. 91/2
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  • Australia innings
  • Australia: 50 runs in 9.3 overs (57 balls), Extras 0
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 57 balls (SR Watson 35, TD Paine 15, Ex 0)
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Drinks: Australia - 77/3 in 17.0 overs (SR Watson 47)
  • SR Watson: 50 off 49 balls (7 x 4)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 23.1 overs (140 balls), Extras 1
  • Drinks: Australia - 141/5 in 34.0 overs (CL White 30, SPD Smith 8)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 35.1 overs (213 balls), Extras 2
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 64 balls (CL White 30, SPD Smith 21, Ex 0)
  • CL White: 50 off 72 balls (4 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 44.6 overs (272 balls), Extras 2
  • Innings Break: Australia - 239/7 in 50.0 overs (CL White 86, NM Hauritz 0)
  • England innings
  • England: 50 runs in 7.5 overs (51 balls), Extras 4
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 55 balls (AJ Strauss 29, KP Pietersen 20, Ex 1)
  • AJ Strauss: 50 off 50 balls (3 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Power Play 2: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • England: 100 runs in 16.6 overs (106 balls), Extras 5
  • Drinks: England - 103/2 in 18.0 overs (AJ Strauss 51, PD Collingwood 6)
  • England: 150 runs in 28.1 overs (175 balls), Extras 7
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 66 balls (PD Collingwood 20, EJG Morgan 27, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: England - 184/3 in 35.0 overs (PD Collingwood 47, EJG Morgan 36)
  • England: 200 runs in 37.5 overs (234 balls), Extras 9
  • EJG Morgan: 50 off 59 balls (3 x 4)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 45.1 - 50.0
Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberODI no. 3002
Hours of play (local time)14.30 start, First Session 14.30-18.00, Interval 18.00-18.45, Second Session 18.45-22.15
Match days24 June 2010 - daynight (50-over match)
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