Australia v Pakistan
VB Series 2004/05
VenueSydney Cricket Ground, Sydney on 23rd January 2005 (50-over match) (day/night)
Balls per over6
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to field
ResultAustralia won by 9 wickets
PointsAustralia 6 (Bonus 1); Pakistan 0
UmpiresDJ Harper, RE Koertzen
TV umpireSJA Taufel
RefereeBC Broad
Man of the MatchMJ Clarke
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Picture galleriesAustralia v Pakistan, VB Series One-day International at the SCG in Sydney, 23 January 2005
PicturesInzamam-ul-Haq pulls during the day-night international
 Inzamam-ul-Haq kneels at the crease after being caught for 50
 Inzamam-ul-Haq is beaten by the ball
 Shahid Afridi belts a ball to the off
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Pakistan inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
Salman Buttlbw b McGrath089--0.00
+Kamran Akmalb Lee2714--28.57
Shoaib Malikb McGrath82942--27.59
*Inzamam-ul-Haqc Clarke b Lehmann50611164181.97
Yousuf Youhanac Ponting b Kasprowicz4651-66.67
Mohammad Hafeezc Hayden b Watson133635--36.11
Abdul Razzaqrun out (Clarke)1621273-76.19
Shahid Afridist Haddin b Lehmann48374933129.73
Azhar Mahmoodc Hayden b Lehmann178--14.29
Naved-ul-Hasanb Lee62024--30.00
Iftikhar Anjumnot out134--33.33
Extras(4 lb, 10 w)14
Total(all out, 39.2 overs)163
Fall of wickets:
1-2 (Salman Butt, 2.2 ov), 2-2 (Kamran Akmal, 3.1 ov), 3-38 (Shoaib Malik, 12.1 ov), 4-44 (Yousuf Youhana, 13.2 ov), 5-68 (Mohammad Hafeez, 20.6 ov), 6-98 (Abdul Razzaq, 26.6 ov), 7-103 (Inzamam-ul-Haq, 29.1 ov), 8-115 (Azhar Mahmood, 31.4 ov), 9-161 (Naved-ul-Hasan, 38.2 ov), 10-163 (Shahid Afridi, 39.2 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
McGrath10   31822-30.001.80
Lee10   05421-30.005.40
Kasprowicz5   01713-30.003.40
Watson7   2261--42.003.71

Australia inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
MJ Clarkenot out10310713814196.26
ML Haydenc Naved-ul-Hasan b Abdul Razzaq2765673-41.54
*RT Pontingnot out1751702-33.33
DR Martyndid not bat      
A Symondsdid not bat      
DS Lehmanndid not bat      
+BJ Haddindid not bat      
SR Watsondid not bat      
B Leedid not bat      
GD McGrathdid not bat      
MS Kasprowiczdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 5 lb, 5 nb, 7 w)20
Total(1 wicket, 36.2 overs)167
Fall of wickets:
1-79 (Hayden, 17.3 ov)
Pakistan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Naved-ul-Hasan6   02001--3.33
Iftikhar Anjum3   0220---7.33
Abdul Razzaq7   04311342.006.14
Shahid Afridi8   022011-2.75
Mohammad Hafeez4   11703--4.25
Azhar Mahmood4.221401--3.23
Salman Butt4   0210-1-5.25

--> Inzamam-ul-Haq 50 in 60 balls with 4 fours and 1 six
--> MJ Clarke 50 in 45 balls with 7 fours and 1 six
--> MJ Clarke 100 in 107 balls with 13 fours and 1 six
--> ML Hayden passed 9000 runs in List A matches when he reached 9
--> Iftikhar Anjum made his debut in Australia in ODI matches
--> DS Lehmann reached 50 wickets in ODI matches when he dismissed Azhar Mahmood, his 2nd wicket in the Pakistan innings
--> DS Lehmann reached 150 wickets in List A matches when he dismissed Shahid Afridi, his 3rd wicket in the Pakistan innings