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2nd ODI (D/N), Adelaide, Feb 9 2010, West Indies tour of Australia
(26.3/50 ov)171/2
Australia won by 8 wickets (with 141 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
4/28
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• The Bulletin by Peter English

Ponting and Co bury out-classed West Indies

Australia ran over a disappointing West Indies for an eight-wicket victory to earn a 2-0 lead

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Scorecard summary
West Indies170/10(39.4 overs)
Australia171/2(26.3 overs)

So that makes it 2-0 in Australia's favour. Ponting seals the win with a pull over square leg to a long hop. Bollinger is the Man of the Match. Thanks for tuning in today. Do come back and see us for game three on February 12. Bye for now!

26.3
4
Deonarine to Ponting, FOUR runs

another excellent pull shot, wrong line and that disappears past square

26.2
Deonarine to Ponting, no run

leans into a drive but cannot beat the man at cover

26.1
1
Deonarine to Clarke, 1 run

down the pads, Clarke shuffles and works it away for a single

end of over 264 runs
AUS: 166/2CRR: 6.38 RRR: 0.20
Ricky Ponting53 (53)
Michael Clarke26 (27)
Kieron Pollard 4-0-28-0
Narsingh Deonarine 1-0-6-0
25.6
Pollard to Ponting, no run

back of a length on off stump and Ponting turns it to midwicket

25.5
2
Pollard to Ponting, 2 runs

uses his crease to counter the inswing with a flowing push to long-on

25.4
Pollard to Ponting, no run

on the pads, turned away straight to midwicket

25.3
Pollard to Ponting, no run

bit shorter, back goes Ponting to force it to the man at cover

25.2
1
Pollard to Clarke, 1 run

comes across and whips the ball out to deep midwicket

25.1
Pollard to Clarke, no run

onto the front foot and driving through to point

25.1
1w
Pollard to Clarke, 1 wide

slides way down the leg side

end of over 256 runs
AUS: 162/2CRR: 6.48 RRR: 0.36
Ricky Ponting51 (49)
Michael Clarke25 (25)
Narsingh Deonarine 1-0-6-0
Kieron Pollard 3-0-24-0
24.6
4
Deonarine to Ponting, FOUR runs

marginally short and Ponting rocks back to pull over midwicket and up comes his half-century in good time

24.5
1
Deonarine to Clarke, 1 run

tossed up, driven down the ground

24.4
Deonarine to Clarke, no run

no turn, gets across and pushes to midwicket

24.3
Deonarine to Clarke, no run

better length and Clarke defends off the back foot

24.2
1
Deonarine to Ponting, 1 run

again comes out and clips the ball away

24.1
Deonarine to Ponting, no run

tossed up, Ponting on-drives the ball to midwicket

Ponting has turned it on in the batting Powerplay. Fun to watch. Here's Deonarine.

end of over 2414 runs
AUS: 156/2CRR: 6.50 RRR: 0.57
Ricky Ponting46 (46)
Michael Clarke24 (22)
Kieron Pollard 3-0-24-0
Nikita Miller 5-0-24-0
23.6
1
Pollard to Ponting, 1 run

now he slashes at one pitched up outside off and edges to third man

23.5
6
Pollard to Ponting, SIX runs

maximum! Excellent timing from Ponting, pulling off the front foot and getting it over deep backward square leg, he just picked the length and used the wrists

23.4
1
Pollard to Clarke, 1 run

walks across toward off again and brushes the ball to square leg

23.3
4
Pollard to Clarke, FOUR runs

takes on the short ball with a lovely pirouette, pulling in front of square

Best performances - batters
Ricky Ponting player pic
RT Ponting AUS
57 runs (55)
8 fours
2 sixes
Control95%
Productive shot
off side drive on front foot
20 runs
3 fours
1 six
168624039
Shane Watson player pic
SR Watson AUS
53 runs (50)
7 fours
2 sixes
Control94%
Productive shot
off side drive on front foot
22 runs
5 fours
0 six
1016812916
Best performances - bowlers
Doug Bollinger
DE Bollinger AUS
O
8
M
2
R
28
W
4
ECO
3.5
Clint McKay player pic
CJ McKay AUS
O
7.4
M
1
R
33
W
2
ECO
4.3
Match details
Adelaide Oval
TossWest Indies, elected to bat first
SeriesWest Indies tour of Australia
Season2009/10
Player Of The Match
Doug Bollinger
Doug Bollinger
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberODI no. 2952
Hours of play (local time)13.55 start, First Session 13.55-17.25 Interval 17.25-18.10, Second Session 18.10-21.40
Match days9 February 2010 - daynight (50-over match)
Umpires
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Billy Bowden
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Bruce Oxenford
TV Umpire
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Paul Reiffel
Reserve Umpire
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Simon Fry
Match Referee
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Javagal Srinath