RESULT
9th Match, The Oval, June 21, 2001, NatWest Series
(30.1/50 ov, T:177) 177/2

Australia won by 8 wickets (with 119 balls remaining)

Player Of The Match
70* (71)
ricky-ponting
England INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Marcus Trescothick  b McGrath063000.00
Alec Stewart (c)†c Bevan b Lee2246634047.82
Nick Knight c †Gilchrist b Fleming48811276059.25
Owais Shah c †Gilchrist b Harvey1420025.00
Ali Brown c Ponting b Lee17130014.28
Paul Collingwood c Harvey b McGrath992110100.00
Ben Hollioake run out (Fleming)2231363070.96
Robert Croft c McGrath b Harvey2030393066.66
Darren Gough  b Lee011000.00
Andy Caddick c Hayden b Bevan3644496081.81
Alan Mullally not out 311220027.27
Extras(lb 1, nb 10, w 3)14
TOTAL43.2 Ov (RR: 4.06, 188 Mts)176
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Marcus Trescothick, 0.6 ov), 2-51 (Alec Stewart, 14.5 ov), 3-53 (Owais Shah, 15.2 ov), 4-59 (Ali Brown, 18.2 ov), 5-81 (Paul Collingwood, 22.4 ov), 6-109 (Nick Knight, 29.2 ov), 7-119 (Ben Hollioake, 31.5 ov), 8-119 (Darren Gough, 32.1 ov), 9-155 (Robert Croft, 37.5 ov), 10-176 (Andy Caddick, 43.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath942723.00445001
0.6 to ME Trescothick, extra bounce, finds it a problem hopping up and inside edged onto his stumps. 0/1
22.4 to PD Collingwood, drives, edges and a straightforward catch to Harvey at 1st slip, McGrath does what the doctor ordered. 81/5
Damien Fleming1013713.70415001
29.2 to NV Knight, wanted to steer it, angled across and a thin simple edge to Gilchrist. 109/6
Ian Harvey1023123.10434010
15.2 to OA Shah, gottim. a thin edge and a soft way to go back. 53/3
37.5 to RDB Croft, short ball, pulled and mistimed for a loopy catch to McGrath at fine leg. 155/9
Brett Lee1006336.30349018
14.5 to AJ Stewart, held it back, bottom of the bat, in the air for a low catch to Bevan at cover. 51/2
18.2 to AD Brown, a short ball, 74.7mph, off the bat's shoulder to Ponting at gully, dived forward, another soft dismissal. 59/4
32.1 to D Gough, an elegant forward defensive push but ball passed between the bat and the pad, middle stump, that was the loosener too!. 119/8
Andrew Symonds301304.3370000
Michael Bevan1.20413.0060010
43.2 to AR Caddick, driven in the air to long off, and a good sliding and diving catch by Hayden there, all over, setting Aus a 177 runs chase. 176/10
Australia INNINGS (Target: 177 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Adam Gilchrist c & b Croft809012214088.88
Matthew Hayden c Mullally b Caddick816282050.00
Ricky Ponting not out 70711058298.59
Michael Bevan not out 411100036.36
Extras(nb 9, w 6)15
TOTAL30.1 Ov (RR: 5.86, 133 Mts)177/2
Fall of wickets: 1-39 (Matthew Hayden, 5.2 ov), 2-163 (Adam Gilchrist, 27.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Darren Gough503907.80217024
Andy Caddick805116.37344233
5.2 to ML Hayden, short ball outside off tries to pull spooned off the top half of the bat to mid on. 39/1
Alan Mullally412706.75176000
Robert Croft722113.00302010
27.3 to AC Gilchrist, jumps down the track lofted straight drive goes straight back to the bowler. 163/2
Ben Hollioake201809.0053000
Paul Collingwood4.102105.04112000
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MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland, elected to bat first
Series
Season2001
Player Of The Match
Australia
Ricky Ponting
Match numberODI no. 1726
Match daysday (50-over match)
Umpires
England
David Constant
England
George Sharp
TV Umpire
England
Neil Mallender
Match Referee
New Zealand
Brian Hastings
PointsAustralia 2, England 0