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RESULT
47th Match, Super Eights, St George's, April 20, 2007, ICC World Cup
(25.5/50 ov, T:349) 133

Australia won by 215 runs

Player Of The Match
103 (100)
matthew-hayden
Australia Innings
New Zealand Innings
Match Details
Australia  (50 ovs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Adam Gilchrist c Gillespie b Franklin1270050.00
Matthew Hayden c & b Styris103100150102103.00
Ricky Ponting (c)c Taylor b Patel6670967094.28
Michael Clarke  b Franklin49465970106.52
Michael Hussey c Styris b Franklin3744752084.09
Andrew Symonds c Mason b Patel1116201068.75
Shane Watson not out 65324444203.12
Brad Hogg not out 00300-
Extras(lb 1, nb 10, w 5)16
TOTAL50 Ov (RR: 6.96, 230 Mts)348/6
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Adam Gilchrist, 1.1 ov), 2-144 (Ricky Ponting, 22.6 ov), 3-216 (Matthew Hayden, 32.4 ov), 4-233 (Michael Clarke, 35.3 ov), 5-257 (Andrew Symonds, 40.1 ov), 6-334 (Michael Hussey, 49.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Michael Mason302709.0072111
James Franklin807439.252710215
1.1 to AC Gilchrist, Gilchrist is gone! Caught at third man. Short and wide, he has biffed them for sixes before, he goes back and across, frees his arms and it flies off a thick edge straight to Mark Gillespie. Franklin has a sheepish smile on him.. 7/1
35.3 to MJ Clarke, OMG! Clarke shoulders arms and hey presto! the middle stump has gone for a walk. Unbelievable! Comedy of errors. It was a slower one, on the middle, Clarke backed away, raised his bat and then was indecisive what to with the delivery. He just let the bat hang high and watched in horror his own demise. It went through straight, (get the bat down man get the bat down, nope) and kissed the middle stump. Clarke is gone. Bizarre. Watch it on the Youtube.. 233/4
49.3 to MEK Hussey, Fools Hussey with a slower one. From over the wicket, full and outside off, Hussey went down his knee and tried to swing it across the line, got a top edge to square-leg.. 334/6
Jeetan Patel1004824.80252001
22.6 to RT Ponting, Suddenly, against the run of play, Ponting falls. Tossed-up, full in length, on the off stump line, Ponting skips down the track and whips it, but it goes in the air and Ross Taylor, at midwicket, jumps up to grab it. Ponting was trying to get it past Taylor and ping the cow corner but he hit it straight at the fielder.. 144/2
40.1 to A Symonds, Done in the flight and Mason gets under a swirling delivery at long off. Tossed-up and Symonds charged out but it dipped outside off stump and Symonds reached out and ended up scooping it out high. It swirled as it came down, Mason went left and left, then to right, the ball came down as if its drunk, swaying and swirling and he lunged back to take the catch. Well done.. 257/5
Daniel Vettori1006006.00194002
Scott Styris1005015.00283120
32.4 to ML Hayden, Styris takes a beauty, running back towards the 30-yard circle. Off cutter, on the middle and Hayden has a swing across the line and ends up lobbing it high towards long on. The fielder rushes forward from the deep, Styris runs back ,gravity pulls the ball down and Styris reaches, lunges forward to grab it. Fab knock from Hayden.. 216/3
Mark Gillespie6067011.1688201
Craig McMillan302107.0052000
New Zealand  (T: 349 runs from 50 ovs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Peter Fulton  b Hogg62721275086.11
Stephen Fleming (c)c Ponting b Tait1291811133.33
Ross Taylor c Hussey b McGrath3680050.00
Scott Styris c Hayden b McGrath27223050122.72
Craig McMillan lbw b Tait1560020.00
James Franklin  b Watson69110066.66
Brendon McCullum c Hussey b Hogg716190043.75
Daniel Vettori c Symonds b Hogg44710100.00
Mark Gillespie c McGrath b Hogg2890025.00
Michael Mason c †Gilchrist b Tait056000.00
Jeetan Patel not out 013000.00
Extras(nb 2, w 7)9
TOTAL25.5 Ov (RR: 5.14, 127 Mts)133
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Stephen Fleming, 3.3 ov), 2-29 (Ross Taylor, 5.1 ov), 3-77 (Scott Styris, 11.1 ov), 4-80 (Craig McMillan, 12.3 ov), 5-89 (James Franklin, 14.3 ov), 6-111 (Brendon McCullum, 19.3 ov), 7-117 (Daniel Vettori, 21.1 ov), 8-127 (Mark Gillespie, 23.5 ov), 9-133 (Michael Mason, 24.5 ov), 10-133 (Peter Fulton, 25.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Nathan Bracken402706.75142110
Shaun Tait603235.33224041
3.3 to SP Fleming, gets him with a bouncer. Fleming is not happy. Banged in short, on the middle and off, Fleming tries to pull off the front foot, the ball bounces more than he anticipated, and thudded into his left arm before bobbing away to Ponting at second slip. They go up in appeal and Aleem Dar raises the fatal finger. No wonder Fleming was not happy, it beat the bat and went off the arm.. 21/1
12.3 to CD McMillan, nailed 'em. Full length ball pitching on off and rattling McMillan's pads. It strikes him on middle and, despite Tait delivering from a wide angle, it would have gone on to hit leg stump. Asad Rauf waits for the long appeal to subside before lifting the finger. It's the slowest death of all and McMillan has to go. Tait has struck. 80/4
24.5 to MJ Mason, And then they were one. well outside the off stump, full in length, Mason fishes at it and Asad Rauf reckons he got a itsy bitsy teeny weeny nick.. 133/9
Glenn McGrath402526.25123001
5.1 to LRPL Taylor, McGrath gets a wicket off his first ball. Wicket no 66 for him in World cups. Banged in short, Taylor is on the front foot, goes for a pull from there and hits straight to midwicket. McGrath is obviously happy. Looks at the batsman, claps before running away towards the catcher.. 29/2
11.1 to SB Styris, Victim no 67 in the World Cups. Styris charged out a length-delivery, had a heave, got a bottom-edge and flies straight to Hayden at short midwicket.. 77/3
Brad Hogg6.512944.24232010
19.3 to BB McCullum, McCullum slog sweeps straight to Hussey at deep midwicket. Flighted up, on the off stump line and McCullum tries to sweep it to deep square-leg, instead it flies to deep midwicket.. 111/6
21.1 to DL Vettori, Another one goes down. Vettori heads for the dressing room. Hogg flighted it, on the off stump line, Vettori goes for a sweep but top-edges it to Symonds at backward square-leg.. 117/7
23.5 to MR Gillespie, googly does the trick. Floated up, on the middle, Gillespie has a slog-sweep across the line and ends up lobbing a dolly to McGrath at mid-on.. 127/8
25.5 to PG Fulton, Another googly. Another victim. Fulton is the last man to fall. It was flighted outside leg stump, Fulton shaped to paddle it fine, missed and it came back to crash into the stumps.. 133/10
Shane Watson502014.00191010
14.3 to JEC Franklin, done by the change of pace. Around 111k slower one, full and outside off, Franklin goes for a drive, is early into the stroke, gets a inside-edge and drags on to the stumps. Five down and boy are they wobbling or what?. 89/5
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MATCH DETAILS
National Cricket Stadium, St George's, Grenada
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
Series
Season2006/07
Player Of The Match
Australia
Matthew Hayden
Match numberODI no. 2577
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, First Session 09.30-13.00. Interval 13.00-13.45, Second Session 13.45-17.15
Match days20 April 2007 - day (50-over match)
Umpires
Pakistan
Aleem Dar
Pakistan
Asad Rauf
TV Umpire
West Indies
Billy Doctrove
Reserve Umpire
Australia
Daryl Harper
Match Referee
South Africa
Mike Procter
PointsAustralia 2, New Zealand 0
MATCH NOTES
  • Australia innings
  • Australia: 50 runs in 7.3 overs (47 balls), Extras 2
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 42 balls (ML Hayden 22, RT Ponting 24, Ex 4)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 15.1 overs (98 balls), Extras 7
  • Drinks: Australia - 102/1 in 16.0 overs (ML Hayden 47, RT Ponting 47)
  • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 100 balls (ML Hayden 43, RT Ponting 48, Ex 9)
  • ML Hayden: 50 off 53 balls (5 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • RT Ponting: 50 off 53 balls (7 x 4)
  • Power Play 2: Overs 23.1 - 28.0
  • Australia: 150 runs in 23.4 overs (150 balls), Extras 9
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 35 balls (ML Hayden 28, MJ Clarke 23, Ex 0)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 29.4 overs (187 balls), Extras 10
  • ML Hayden: 100 off 96 balls (10 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Drinks: Australia - 208/2 in 31.0 overs (ML Hayden 100, MJ Clarke 30)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 33.1 - 38.0
  • Australia: 250 runs in 38.4 overs (244 balls), Extras 13
  • Australia: 300 runs in 47.2 overs (298 balls), Extras 16
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 46 balls (MEK Hussey 21, SR Watson 26, Ex 3)
  • SR Watson: 50 off 28 balls (4 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • New Zealand innings
  • New Zealand: 50 runs in 7.3 overs (48 balls), Extras 3
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Drinks: New Zealand - 80/4 in 12.3 overs (PG Fulton 32)
  • New Zealand: 100 runs in 16.3 overs (106 balls), Extras 7
  • PG Fulton: 50 off 54 balls (3 x 4)
  • Official Attendance - 12,229
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ICC World Cup
Super Eights
TEAMMWLPTNRR
AUS770142.400
SL752101.483
NZ752100.253
SA74380.313
ENG7346-0.394
WI7254-0.566
BAN7162-1.514
IRE7162-1.730
Group A
TEAMMWLPTNRR
AUS33063.433
SA32142.403
NED3122-2.527
SCOT3030-3.793
Group B
TEAMMWLPTNRR
SL33063.493
BAN3214-1.523
IND31221.206
BMUDA3030-4.345
Group C
TEAMMWLPTNRR
NZ33062.138
ENG32140.418
KENYA3122-1.194
CAN3030-1.389
Group D
TEAMMWLPTNRR
WI33060.764
IRE3113-0.092
PAK31220.089
ZIM3021-0.886