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  Sunday, 15 December, 2002, 07:29 GMT
England trounced again
VB Series, Melbourne: Australia 318-6 (50 overs) v England 229 all out (48 overs)

England bowlers James Kirtley (left) and Gareth Batty celebrate the dismissal of Matthew Hayden
The day starts well for England as James Kirtley removes the dangerous Matthew Hayden for just four

Adam Gilchrist smashed 124 from just 104 balls
But Aussie opener Adam Gilchrist smashes the English bowlers around the ground on his way to a fine 124

Ricky Ponting is in fine form on his way to a century
Tasmanian Ricky Ponting joins the party and makes 119 in Australia's record total of 318-6

Gareth Batty catches Damien Martyn (left) and James Anderson celebrates the wicket of Adam Gilchrist on his debut
A late flurry of wickets comes too late for England as the damage is already done by Ponting and Gilchrist

Nasser Hussain drags an attempted sweep onto his stumps
England's top order are unable to match their hosts as wickets tumble early on. Nasser Hussain makes just 19

Nick Knight drives for four (left) Shane Warne falls awkwardly on his shoulder
Nick Knight provides some resistance with 70 while Shane Warne goes off with a dislocated shoulder

Australia wicket-keeper Adam Gilchrist celebrates a wicket
Craig White makes 57 but Gilchrist celebrates behind the stumps as England slump to 229 all out
England take on Australia and Sri Lanka

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