result
31st Match, Potchefstroom, Feb 27 2003, ICC World Cup
(14/50 ov, target 302)45
Australia won by 256 runs
player of the match
Glenn McGrath
Australia
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Scorecard summary
Australia301/6(50 overs)
Namibia45/10(14 overs)
end of over 14Wicket maiden
NAM: 45/10CRR: 3.21 • RRR: 7.14 • Need 257 from 36 overs
Burton van Rooi0 (1)
Andy Bichel1-1-0-2
Glenn McGrath7-4-15-7

Glen McGrath has the best bowling figures in a WC match with his 7

wickets for only 15 runs, well done to him

A new record for most catches taken by a wicketkeeper in WC

matches, Gilchrist with 6 for today

13.6
W
Bichel to van Vuuren, OUT

first ball Van Vuuren faces beats him as

Rudi van Vuuren c †Gilchrist b Bichel 0 (9m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0
13.6
W
Bichel to van Vuuren, OUT

he nicks it and Gilchrist takes his 6th catch for today

Rudi van Vuuren c †Gilchrist b Bichel 0 (9m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0
13.5
W
Bichel to van Schoor, OUT

another good delivery from Bichel, good

Melt van Schoor c †Gilchrist b Bichel 6 (18m 10b 1x4 0x6) SR: 60
13.5
W
Bichel to van Schoor, OUT

line and length, nicked and goes into the safe hands of gilchrist

Melt van Schoor c †Gilchrist b Bichel 6 (18m 10b 1x4 0x6) SR: 60
13.5
W
Bichel to van Schoor, OUT

behind the wickets

Melt van Schoor c †Gilchrist b Bichel 6 (18m 10b 1x4 0x6) SR: 60
13.4
Bichel to van Schoor, no run

short delivery, flies past the

13.4
Bichel to van Schoor, no run

batsman on the off side

13.3
Bichel to van Schoor, no run

left alone outside off

13.2
Bichel to van Schoor, no run

pitches ont he off side, good length,

13.2
Bichel to van Schoor, no run

appeal for nick, umpire isn't impressed

13.1
Bichel to van Schoor, no run

a bit wide on the off side, left

13.1
Bichel to van Schoor, no run

alone for keeper to handle the ball

end of over 13Wicket maiden
NAM: 45/8CRR: 3.46 • RRR: 6.95 • Need 257 from 37 overs
Burton van Rooi0 (1)
Melt van Schoor6 (5)
Glenn McGrath7-4-15-7
Brett Lee6-1-26-1
12.6
McGrath to van Rooi, no run

down middle, ball goes to gully

12.6
McGrath to van Rooi, no run

though, a big round of applause for McGrath

12.5
W
McGrath to Kotze, OUT

another excellent delivery from McGrath,

Bjorn Kotze b McGrath 0 (2m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0
12.5
W
McGrath to Kotze, OUT

down middle, good length, cleanly bowled as he fails to get his

Bjorn Kotze b McGrath 0 (2m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0
12.5
W
McGrath to Kotze, OUT

bat in the way quickly enough

Bjorn Kotze b McGrath 0 (2m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0
12.4
McGrath to Kotze, no run

left alone outside off

12.3
McGrath to Kotze, no run

pitched on the off side, left alone by

12.3
McGrath to Kotze, no run

the batsmen

12.2
W
McGrath to Kotze, OUT

a very fast delivery from McGrath,

Deon Kotze c †Gilchrist b McGrath 10 (31m 14b 1x4 0x6) SR: 71.43
12.2
W
McGrath to Kotze, OUT

nicked, keeper dives to his right to take the catch, that is the

Deon Kotze c †Gilchrist b McGrath 10 (31m 14b 1x4 0x6) SR: 71.43
12.2
W
McGrath to Kotze, OUT

best bowling for Glen McGrath thusfar with 6 wickets behind his

Deon Kotze c †Gilchrist b McGrath 10 (31m 14b 1x4 0x6) SR: 71.43
12.2
W
McGrath to Kotze, OUT

name

Deon Kotze c †Gilchrist b McGrath 10 (31m 14b 1x4 0x6) SR: 71.43
12.1
McGrath to Kotze, no run

pitches on the off side, left alone

12.1
McGrath to Kotze, no run

outside off, keeper takes it behind

end of over 1211 runs
NAM: 45/6CRR: 3.75 • RRR: 6.76 • Need 257 from 38 overs
Melt van Schoor6 (5)
Deon Kotze10 (12)
Brett Lee6-1-26-1
Glenn McGrath6-3-15-5
11.6
Lee to van Schoor, no run

bounces that flies over the head of the

11.6
Lee to van Schoor, no run

batsman

11.6
1nb
Lee to van Schoor, (no ball)

down middle, fuller delivery,

11.6
1nb
Lee to van Schoor, (no ball)

noball from Lee as he oversteps the line, an Schoor is in a bit of

11.6
1nb
Lee to van Schoor, (no ball)

pain from the previous ball

11.5
4
Lee to van Schoor, FOUR runs

short delivery, down middle, batsman can't

11.5
4
Lee to van Schoor, FOUR runs

get out of the way, hits on the hand and loops over the slips and

11.5
4
Lee to van Schoor, FOUR runs

oges to the 3rd man boundary

11.4
2
Lee to van Schoor, 2 runs

pitches on the off side, good length,

11.4
2
Lee to van Schoor, 2 runs

smashed through cover, good running between the wickets

11.3
3
Lee to Kotze, 3 runs

on the off side, played to bw point

11.3
3
Lee to Kotze, 3 runs

region, wild throw in from the fielder, they take 2 overthrow runs

11.2
Lee to Kotze, no run

down middle, driven to cover

11.1
Lee to Kotze, no run

good delivery from lee, a lot of swing on

11.1
Lee to Kotze, no run

that one

11.1
1nb
Lee to Kotze, (no ball)

pitches on the off side, left

11.1
1nb
Lee to Kotze, (no ball)

alone, goes through to keeper, another noball as he oversteps the

11.1
1nb
Lee to Kotze, (no ball)

line

Match details
Senwes Park, Potchefstroom
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesICC World Cup
Season2002/03
Player Of The Match
Glenn McGrath
Glenn McGrath
Match numberODI no. 1970
Match days - day match (50-over match)
Umpires
New Zealand Image
Billy Bowden
Zimbabwe Image
Russell Tiffin
TV Umpire
England Image
Neil Mallender
Match Referee
India Image
Gundappa Viswanath
PointsAustralia 4, Namibia 0