result
1st Final (D/N), Melbourne, Feb 9 2007, Commonwealth Bank Series
(49.3/50 ov)253/6
England won by 4 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)
Australia INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Adam Gilchrist c Flintoff b Mahmood510280050.00
Matthew Hayden c Mahmood b Dalrymple821021527080.39
Ricky Ponting (c)c Collingwood b Panesar757510970100.00
Michael Clarke run out (Collingwood)3339510184.61
Brad Hodge lbw b Panesar510120050.00
Michael Hussey c †Nixon b Flintoff1719291089.47
Shane Watson c Bell b Mahmood913310069.23
Brad Hogg c Bell b Flintoff1011161090.90
Brett Lee run out (Collingwood)055000.00
Nathan Bracken not out 3590060.00
Glenn McGrath  b Flintoff024000.00
Extras(lb 4, w 9)13
TOTAL(48.3 Ov, RR: 5.19, 231 Mts)252
Fall of wickets: 1-32 (Adam Gilchrist, 5.3 ov), 2-170 (Ricky Ponting, 30.1 ov), 3-180 (Matthew Hayden, 33.2 ov), 4-196 (Brad Hodge, 36.5 ov), 5-229 (Michael Clarke, 42.2 ov), 6-229 (Michael Hussey, 42.3 ov), 7-248 (Brad Hogg, 46.1 ov), 8-248 (Brett Lee, 46.6 ov), 9-250 (Shane Watson, 47.4 ov), 10-252 (Glenn McGrath, 48.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Liam Plunkett1005605.60284040
Sajid Mahmood804525.62275020
Andrew Flintoff9.314134.31314020
Monty Panesar1004424.40252000
Paul Collingwood402105.2580000
Jamie Dalrymple704115.85171110
England INNINGS (target: 253 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Ed Joyce c McGrath b Lee618211033.33
Mal Loye lbw b Lee069000.00
Ian Bell  b Lee65901473072.22
Andrew Strauss lbw b Bracken023000.00
Paul Collingwood not out 1201332227190.22
Andrew Flintoff (c)c †Gilchrist b Watson3536650197.22
Jamie Dalrymple run out (Clarke/McGrath)3560060.00
Paul Nixon not out 11101900110.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 3, w 7)13
TOTAL(49.3 Ov, RR: 5.11, 240 Mts)253/6
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Mal Loye, 2.2 ov), 2-14 (Ed Joyce, 4.6 ov), 3-15 (Andrew Strauss, 5.4 ov), 4-148 (Ian Bell, 32.6 ov), 5-222 (Andrew Flintoff, 45.2 ov), 6-225 (Jamie Dalrymple, 46.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Brett Lee1004134.09352031
Nathan Bracken8.313814.47283000
Glenn McGrath1005305.30261101
Shane Watson805116.37195001
Brad Hogg1005205.20210120
Michael Clarke301505.0050020
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesCommonwealth Bank SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season2006/07
Series resultEngland led the best-of-3-finals 1-0
Match numberODI no. 2515
Hours of play (local time)14.15 start, First Session 14.15-17.45 Interval 17.45-18.30, Second Session 18.30-22.00
Match days9 February 2007 - daynight(50-over match)
Umpires
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Asad Rauf
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Daryl Harper
TV Umpire
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Bob Parry
Reserve Umpire
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John Ward
Match Referee
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Mike Procter
MATCH NOTES
  • Australia innings
  • Australia: 50 runs in 9.2 overs (60 balls), Extras 7
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 58 balls (ML Hayden 20, RT Ponting 27, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: Australia - 85/1 in 15.0 overs (ML Hayden 43, RT Ponting 28)
  • ML Hayden: 50 off 64 balls (5 x 4)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 19.4 overs (124 balls), Extras 9
  • Power Play 3: Overs 22.1 - 27.0
  • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 120 balls (ML Hayden 46, RT Ponting 49, Ex 5)
  • RT Ponting: 50 off 57 balls (4 x 4)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 27.1 overs (171 balls), Extras 12
  • Drinks: Australia - 170/2 in 30.1 overs (ML Hayden 78)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 37.3 overs (233 balls), Extras 12
  • Australia: 250 runs in 47.3 overs (294 balls), Extras 13
  • England innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Drinks: England - 45/3 in 16.0 overs (IR Bell 24, PD Collingwood 14)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 16.1 - 21.0
  • England: 50 runs in 17.2 overs (105 balls), Extras 1
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 84 balls (IR Bell 22, PD Collingwood 28, Ex 3)
  • England: 100 runs in 22.4 overs (140 balls), Extras 7
  • PD Collingwood: 50 off 60 balls (3 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 126 balls (IR Bell 39, PD Collingwood 52, Ex 9)
  • IR Bell: 50 off 72 balls (3 x 4)
  • Drinks: England - 144/3 in 32.0 overs (IR Bell 62, PD Collingwood 66)
  • England: 150 runs in 33.2 overs (207 balls), Extras 10
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 55 balls (PD Collingwood 28, A Flintoff 22, Ex 0)
  • England: 200 runs in 42.2 overs (261 balls), Extras 10
  • PD Collingwood: 100 off 120 balls (4 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • England: 250 runs in 49.1 overs (305 balls), Extras 13
  • One Day International Scorers: Sajan Nair and Binoy George