2009 ICC Champions Trophy: Australia win after Watson stars again

On 2 April 2009, Cricket South Africa confirmed that it will host the 2009 ICC Champions Trophy from 24 September to 5 October after it was considered too dangerous to play in Pakistan.

Australia beat England by 9 wickets in the 1st semi-final. New Zealand beat Pakistan by 5 wickets in the 2nd semi-final, to set up a final between trans-Tasman rivals, Australia and New Zealand.

In the final, Australia beat New Zealand by 6 wickets, in 45.2 overs.

Oct 2009


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