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
Match centre 
Scorecard summary
England 176/10(43.2 overs)
Nick Knight 48 (81)
Brett Lee3/63 (10)
Australia 177/2(30.1 overs)
30.1
1
PD Collingwood to Ponting, 1 run

punched down to long on fielded by the security and the ground does get invaded again only a few and security right on them

end of over 30Maiden
AUS: 176/2CRR: 5.86 RRR: 0.05
Michael Bevan4 (11b)
Ricky Ponting69 (70b 8x4 2x6)
Robert Croft 7-2-21-1
29.6
Croft to Bevan, no run

flicked out behind square leg and bevan protracts the game even further

29.5
Croft to Bevan, no run

pushed out behind square leg

29.4
Croft to Bevan, no run

comes forwad bat with pad strikes the pad which is in front of the bat loud appeal turned down

29.3
Croft to Bevan, no run

jumps down the track trying to work through midwicket off the back of the bat to point

29.2
Croft to Bevan, no run

played to mid off

29.1
Croft to Bevan, no run

pushed back up the on side

end of over 298 runs
AUS: 176/2CRR: 6.06 RRR: 0.04
Ricky Ponting69 (70b 8x4 2x6)
Michael Bevan4 (5b)
Paul Collingwood 4-0-20-0
28.6
4
PD Collingwood to Ponting, FOUR runs

flicked off his legs over square leg to the boundary scores are level

28.5
2
PD Collingwood to Ponting, 2 runs

square driven nicely wide of the deep fielder allowing the second

28.4
1
PD Collingwood to Bevan, 1 run

played down to fine leg

28.3
PD Collingwood to Bevan, no run

pushed back to the bowler

28.2
PD Collingwood to Bevan, no run

full ball left outside off stump

28.1
1
PD Collingwood to Ponting, 1 run

pushed out behind square leg

end of over 286 runs • 1 wicket
AUS: 168/2CRR: 6.00 RRR: 0.40
Michael Bevan3 (2b)
Ricky Ponting62 (67b 7x4 2x6)
Robert Croft 6-1-21-1
27.6
Croft to Bevan, no run

left outside off stump

call on a replay in fact for the previous single but the first replay looks like he just got home from the throw on the bounce to the keeper

Croft comes in to bowl then the umpire stops him as the third umpire is apparently still looking at the previous run out!

27.5
1
Croft to Ponting, 1 run

driven to long on

27.4
3
Croft to Bevan, 3 runs

into his pads this time worked down to vacant long leg

27.4
1w
Croft to Bevan, 1 wide

tossed up outside off stump spins away bevan chased it and missed

closed the face dragging it straight that he was hoping

27.3
W
Croft to Gilchrist, OUT

jumps down the track lofted straight drive goes straight back to the bowler

Adam Gilchrist c & b Croft 80 (122m 90b 14x4 0x6) SR: 88.88
27.2
1
Croft to Ponting, 1 run

punched to long on

27.1
Croft to Ponting, no run

pushed to mid on

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