37th Match, Port Elizabeth, Mar 2 2003, ICC World Cup
(49.4/50 ov, target 205)208/8
Australia won by 2 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
player of the match
Andy Bichel
England INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
Marcus Trescothick c Martyn b McGrath37366061102.77
Nick Knight c Martyn b Bichel3033454090.90
Michael Vaughan c †Gilchrist b Bichel2570040.00
Nasser Hussain (c) b Bichel1340033.33
Alec Stewart  b Bichel46921181050.00
Paul Collingwood c †Gilchrist b Bichel1016240162.50
Andrew Flintoff c †Gilchrist b Bichel4580813156.25
Craig White not out 1621361076.19
Ashley Giles c Bevan b Bichel2790028.57
Andy Caddick not out 511170045.45
Extras(lb 3, nb 4, w 3)10
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.08, 204 Mts)204/8
Did not bat: James Anderson 
Fall of wickets: 1-66 (Nick Knight, 9.5 ov), 2-72 (Michael Vaughan, 11.1 ov), 3-74 (Nasser Hussain, 11.6 ov), 4-74 (Marcus Trescothick, 12.2 ov), 5-87 (Paul Collingwood, 17.5 ov), 6-177 (Andrew Flintoff, 42.3 ov), 7-180 (Alec Stewart, 44.2 ov), 8-187 (Ashley Giles, 46.1 ov)
Glenn McGrath924114.55367010
Brett Lee905806.44305114
Andy Bichel1002072.00410000
Brad Hogg1012802.80431110
Darren Lehmann1003403.40311000
Andrew Symonds2020010.0031100
Australia INNINGS (target: 205 runs from 50 overs)
Adam Gilchrist c Vaughan b Caddick22182350122.22
Matthew Hayden c Giles b Caddick14130025.00
Ricky Ponting (c)c Giles b Caddick1821302185.71
Damien Martyn lbw b Caddick032000.00
Darren Lehmann c †Stewart b White3762983059.67
Michael Bevan not out 741261736158.73
Andrew Symonds c & b Giles057000.00
Brad Hogg c †Stewart b Giles1370033.33
Brett Lee run out (White)623230026.08
Andy Bichel not out 3436523194.44
Extras(b 4, lb 4, nb 3, w 4)15
TOTAL(49.4 Ov, RR: 4.18, 218 Mts)208/8
Did not bat: Glenn McGrath 
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Matthew Hayden, 2.2 ov), 2-33 (Adam Gilchrist, 4.2 ov), 3-33 (Damien Martyn, 4.5 ov), 4-48 (Ricky Ponting, 8.4 ov), 5-111 (Darren Lehmann, 28.2 ov), 6-112 (Andrew Symonds, 29.5 ov), 7-114 (Brad Hogg, 31.5 ov), 8-135 (Brett Lee, 37.4 ov)
Andy Caddick923543.88464113
James Anderson906607.33249110
Andrew Flintoff9.412602.68422010
Craig White1022112.10441000
Ashley Giles1004224.20312110
Michael Vaughan201005.0051000
St George's Park, Port Elizabeth
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesICC World Cup
Player Of The Match
Andy Bichel
Andy Bichel
Match numberODI no. 1976
Match daysday(50-over match)
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Aleem Dar
Zimbabwe Image
Russell Tiffin
TV Umpire
South Africa Image
David Orchard
Match Referee
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Wasim Raja
PointsAustralia 4, England 0
  • 4th (reserve) umpire: IL Howell
  • 12th Men: JP Maher (Australia) and MJ Hoggard (England)
  • England 50 runs in 33 mins, 7.1 overs
  • With the wicket of NV Knight, AJ Bichel claimed his 50th ODI wicket
  • England 100 in 105 mins (22.4 overs) 11x4 2x6
  • 50 p'ship Stewart/Flintoff in 52 mins from 101 balls (2x4)
  • When A Flintoff reached 26* he completed 1000 runs on ODIs
  • AJ Stewart and A Flintoff's partnership set a new 6th wicket partnership record for this ground in ODIs (previous: 58 JH Kallis and L Klusener, South Africa v Zimbabwe, 1999/00)
  • AJ Stewart and A Flintoff's partnership set a new 6th wicket partnership record for England v Australia in ODIs (previous: 88* AJ Lamb and DR Pringle, Nottingham, 1989)
  • England 150 in 149 mins (36.5 overs) 13x4 3 x6
  • England 200 in 202 mins (49.2 overs) 15x4 3x6
  • AJ Bichel's 7/20 is the best bowling against England in ODIs (previous: 7/36 Waqar Younis for Pakistan, Leeds, 2001)
  • AJ Bichel's 7/20 is his best bowling against England in ODIS (previous: 4/18 at Sydney, 2002/03)
  • AJ Bichel's 7/20 is his best bowling in World Cups (previous: 3/13 v Netherlands at Potchesfstroom, 2002/03)
  • AJ Bichel's 7/20 is his best bowling in ODIs (previous: 5/19 v South Africa at Sydney, 2001/02)
  • AJ Bichel's 7/20 was the best bowling for Australia against England in ODIs (previous: 6/14 GJ Gilmour at Leeds, 1975)
  • AJ Bichel's 7/20 was the best bowling at this ground in ODIs (previous: 5/43 RJ van Vuuren, Namibia v England, 2002/03)
  • Australia 50 in 53 mins (10.1 overs) 8x4 1x6
  • When MG Bevan reached 2* he completed 500 runs against England in ODIs
  • Official Attendance 15 803
  • 50 p'ship Lehmann/Bevan in 70 mins from 102 balls (3x4)
  • Australia 100 in 116 mins (25.6 overs) 11x4 1x6
  • Australia 150 in 175 mins 39.6 overs) 14x4 2x6
  • Bevan 50 in 135 mins from 101 balls (4x4 1x6)
  • 50 p'ship between Bevan/Bichel in 40 mins from 57 balls (5x4)
  • MG Bevan and AJ Bichel's partnership set a new 9th wicket partnership record for this ground in ODIs (previous: 37 Harbhajan Singh and BKV Prasad, India v Kenya, Port Elizabeth, 2001/02)
  • MG Bevan and AJ Bichel's partnership set a new 9th wicket partnership record for Australia v England in ODIs (previous: 33* KJ Hughes and G Dymock, The Oval, 1980)
  • Australia 200 in 212 mins (48.3 overs, 18x4 3x6)