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ICC Champions Trophy Final 2006: Australia vs West Indies at Mumbai

Champions Trophy 2006

Australia claim Champions Trophy

After bowling out West Indies for 138, the Aussies cruised to victory in the finals of the ICC Champions Trophy. Austalia were chasing a target of 116 runs set following the D/L method after three hours of rain delay.
West Indies started off strongly scoring 80 runs in the first 10 overs, but Bracken slowed them down after bowling out Chanderpaul and Gayle. The Windies scored only 23 runs in the next 10 overs at the loss of 5 wickets. For Australia, Watson scored 57 runs and Martyn was unbeaten at 47 at the end of play. West Indies (Playing XI): C H Gayle, S Chanderpaul, R R Sarwan, B C Lara, R S Morton, M N Samuels, D J Bravo, C S Baugh, C D Collymore, I D R Bradshaw, J E Taylor.
Australia (Playing XI): A C Gilchrist, S R Watson, R T Ponting, D R Martyn, A Symonds, M J Clarke, M E K Hussey, G B Hogg, B Lee, N W Bracken, G D McGrath
ICC Champions Trophy, Mumbai: West Indies 138 all out

Australia determined to break Champions Trophy jinx

Australia's quest for their elusive Champions Trophy will face its toughest challenge when they take on the unpredictable and defending champions West Indies at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on Sunday. Both team captains are equally determined to win the coveted trophy. World Champions Australia, appearing in the final for the first time, have a slight edge over the Caribbeans with a five man pace attack. West Indies, who had to suffer the ignominy of qualifying to defend their title, will be helped by the convincing victory over South Africa in the semifinals. In the last four matches they played, they are 2-2, with West Indies winning the encounter in the group stages by 10 runs as Australia fell short of Windies' score of 234 for 6. West Indies (from) Chris Gayle, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Ramnaresh Sarwan, Brian Lara (Captain), Dwayne Bravo, Runako Morton, Dwayne Smith, Marlon Samuels, Carlton Baugh (Wicket Keeper), Ian Bradshaw, Jerome Taylor.
Australia (from) Shane Watson, Adam Gilchrist (Wicket Keeper), Ricky Ponting, Damien Martyn, Andrew Symonds, Michael Hussey, Michael Clarke, Brad Hogg, Brett Lee, Nathan Bracken, Glenn McGrath.

Champions Trophy Final : Australia vs West Indies, Mumbai

Scores

Australia beat West Indies by 8 wickets (D/L)
West Indies won the toss and decided to bat
138 all out (30.4 overs)
116 for 2 (28.1 overs)

West Indies Innings
 
 
Runs
Balls
4s
6s
S Chanderpaul
 
b N W Bracken
27
18 4 1
C H Gayle
 
b N W Bracken
37
27 6 2
R R Sarwan c G B Hogg b N W Bracken
7
9 1 0
D J Bravo lbw b G B Hogg
21
47 3 0
B C Lara c A C Gilchrist b G D McGrath
2
18 0 0
R S Morton c A C Gilchrist b G D McGrath
2
9 0 0
M N Samuels c R T Ponting b S R Watson
7
12 1 0
C S Baugh lbw b S R Watson
9
13 1 0
I D R Bradshaw
 
b B Lee
7
15 1 0
J E Taylor not out
 
5
13 0 0
C D Collymore run out
 
0
5 0 0
Extras
 
2nb 7w 5lb 14
 
Total
 
all out 138 (30.4 ovs)

Bowler
O
M
R
W
B Lee 7.4 0 49 1
N W Bracken 6.0 0 22 3
G D McGrath 7.0 3 24 2
A Symonds 3.0 0 16 0
S R Watson 3.0 0 11 2
G B Hogg 4.0 1 11 1
Fall of wicket
 
49 S Chanderpaul
65 R R Sarwan
80 C H Gayle
88 B C Lara
94 R S Morton
113 M N Samuels
125 C S Baugh
125 D J Bravo
136 I D R Bradshaw
138 C D Collymore

Australia Innings
 
 
Runs
Balls
4s
6s
A C Gilchrist c C H Gayle b I D R Bradshaw
2
9 0 0
S R Watson not out
 
57
88 4 0
R T Ponting lbw b J E Taylor
0
2 0 0
D R Martyn not out
 
47
71 6 0
Extras
 
1nb 5w 4lb 10
 
Total
 
for 2 116 (28.1 ovs)

Bowler
O
M
R
W
C H Gayle 1.0 0 5 0
J E Taylor 7.0 0 42 1
I D R Bradshaw 6.0 0 21 1
C D Collymore 6.0 1 19 0
M N Samuels 5.0 0 9 0
R R Sarwan 3.1 0 16 0
Fall of wicket
 
12 A C Gilchrist
13 R T Ponting

Umpires: Aleem Dar, R E Koertzen

Champions Trophy Final : Australia (Winner Semi Final 1) vs West Indies (Winner Semi Final 2), Mumbai

Venue

Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai

International cricket returns to the historic Brabourne Stadium after 11 years. Floodlights have been installed and the stands repainted, giving the ground a whole new look. The venue will host five matches, including the final.

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Editor: Nishanth Gopinathan.