Boy what a match. England dominated all the three aspects of the match with brilliant bowling, fielding and exceptional batting. Australia just stood answer less to English Attack.
The match begin with England winning the toss and choosing to field first. England Bowlers damaged the Australian batting with 3 wickets for just 8 runs in the 3rd over. Match then became interesting as Australia vowed fightback with the Hussey brothers and Cameroon white .
David Hussey scored an valuable half century with a knock of 59 runs which was the stand out innings of Australian attack.
To be honest Australia was uncomfortable from the start of the match itself. They had no answers for England attack scoring just 40 odd runs for 10 overs.Australia still managed to score 147 for 6 in 20 overs.
England started out with a shock wicket of Michael Lumb for just 2 runs, which led inform Kevin pieterson to come to the crease. Along with Craig Kieswetter, the duo made a brilliant partnership of over 100 runs.
Pieterson tried to be a hero and lofted a shot for the bowling of Smith and got himself caught in the deep. The match become nervous when Craig Kieswetter got out in the next over itself.
But captain Collingwood and Morgan made sure that the Cup reach home. Collingwood scoring the winning runs for the team.
Craig Kieswetter was awarded the Man of the Match Award. Player of the Tournament goes to Kevin Pieterson
England have finally achieved their 40 years dream of winning a maiden ICC cup.
Well done England!!
Congratulations for the brilliant show!