Australia Won ICC Chamions Trophy 1st Semi Final

October 3, 2009 by  
Filed under Countries, News

AustraliaThe 1st semi final match of ICC Champions Trophy 2009 that held on 2nd October between Australia and England was won by Australia and most amazingly, it won by 9 wickets with 8.1 overs left. Now, obviously Australia has qualified for the final match and will either face Pakistan or New Zealand.

The 2nd semi final is going to held today and in late night, we will come to know that who has won.

The batting side of England was good and 80 runs were scored by TT Bresnan while 48 were made by LJ Wright. The team made a total 257 runs thus giving a not-much target to Australia. England’s bowling side was weak.

The batting side of Australia was very strong and SR Watson made 136 runs by hitting 7 sixes, 10 fours and rest of the single doubles. Ricky Ponting scored 111 and hit 12 fours and one sixer. On the bowling side, PM Siddle took three wickets by giving 55 runs in 10 overs. The extras of innings were just 6 wide balls and one no ball.