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Scorecard of Australia Vs Zimbabwe, Group A Match at Ahmedabad (Feb 21): ICC World Cup 2011

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Venue : Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad (D/N)
Toss : Australia won the toss and elected to bat
Umpires : Asoka de Silva (Sri Lanka), Richard Kettleborough (England)
Match Result : Australia won by 91 runs
Man of the Match : Shane Watson

Australia (50 Overs Maximum)

Shane Watson lbw b Cremer 79 (92) 8 ‘4s’ 1 ‘6s’
Brad Haddin (WK) lbw b Utseya 29 (66) 3 ‘4s’
Ricky Ponting (C) run out (Mpofu) 28 (36)
Michael Clarke not out 58 (55) 4 ‘4s’
Cameron White b Mpofu 22 (36)
David Hussey b Price 14 (8) 1 ‘4s’ 1 ‘6s’
Steven Smith c Chakabva b Mpofu 11 (4) 1 ‘4s’ 1 ‘6s’
Mitchell Johnson not out 7 (3) 1 ‘4s’
Shaun Tait
Brett Lee
Jason Krejza

Extras : 14 (7 lb, 7 w)

Total : 262/6 (50.0 Overs)

Fall of Wickets : 1-61 (Haddin, 18.5 ov), 2-140 (Watson, 31.2 ov), 3-144 (Ponting, 32.5 ov), 4-207 (White, 44.6 ov), 5-241 (Hussey, 48.1 ov), 6-254 (Smith, 49.1 ov)

Zimbabwe Bowling

Mpofu 9-0-58-2 (2w)
Price 10-0-43-1 (1w)
Utseya 10-2-43-1 (2w)
Cremer 10-0-41-1 (1w)
Taylor 3-0-23-0
Chigumbura 2-0-18-0 (1w)
Williams 6-0-29-0

Zimbabwe (Target : 263 from 50 Overs)

Brendan Taylor b Tait 16 (24) 1 ‘4s’
Charles Coventry c&b Lee 14 (24) 1 ‘4s’ 1 ‘6s’
Tatenda Taibu (WK) c Watson b Johnson 7 (17) 1 ‘4s’
Craig Ervine lbw b Johnson 0 (6)
Elton Chigumbura (C) c Haddin b Krejza 14 (25) 2 ‘4s’
Sean Williams c Watson b Tait 28 (40) 1 ‘4s’ 1 ‘6s’
Regis Chakabva lbw b Krejza 6 (18)
Prosper Utseya c Ponting b Hussey 24 (45) 1 ‘4s’
Graeme Cremer c Haddin b Johnson 37 (51) 4 ‘4s’
Ray Price not out 5 (19)
Chris Mpofu c Haddin b Johnson 2 (11)

Extras : 18 (4 b, 9 lb, 2 nb, 3 w)

Total : 171 all out (46.2 Overs)

Fall of Wickets : 1-22 (Coventry, 5.4 ov), 2-40 (Taibu, 10.3 ov), 3-40 (Taylor, 11.2 ov), 4-44 (Ervine, 12.3 ov), 5-88 (Chigumbura, 21.2 ov), 6-96 (Williams, 24.6 ov), 7-104 (Chakabva, 27.2 ov), 8-153 (Utseya, 39.2 ov), 9-167 (Cremer, 42.4 ov), 10-171 (Mpofu, 46.2 ov)

Australia Bowling

Tait 9-1-34-2 (2w 1nb)
Lee 8-1-34-1 (1w 1nb)
Johnson 9.2-2-19-4
Krejza 8-0-28-2
Watson 3-0-7-0
Smith 5-0-24-0
Hussey 4-1-12-1

Powerplays :

  • Australia Innings – Bowling Powerplay : Overs 10.1 – 15.0; Batting Powerplay : Overs 40.1 – 45.0
  • Zimbabwe Innings – Bowling Powerplay : Overs 10.1 – 15.0; Batting Powerplay : Overs 45.1 – 50.0

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