Cricket log - September 2004
England vs India, Natwest Challenge, Trent Bridge, 1 September
England got off to a good start in the Natwest Challenge after putting India in to bat. Report will appear here soon.
England won by 7 wickets (scorecard)
Lancashire vs Surrey, County Championship, Old Trafford, 2-5 September
Lancashire fall to defeat on a turning pitch against Surrey to leave them precariously positioned in the relegation zone.
Surrey won by 147 runs (scorecard), Lancashire 5 points, Surrey 21
England vs India, Natwest Challenge, Oval, 3 September
England cruise to victory to take a 2-0 lead in the series.
England won by 70 runs (scorecard)
England vs India, Natwest Challenge, Lord's, 5 September
India gain a consolation win but lose the series 2-1.
India won by 23 runs (scorecard)
Lancashire vs Worcestershire, County Championship, New Road, 9-12 September
Lancashire narrowly failed to get a much-needed victory and now need to win convincingly against Gloucestershire to avoid relegation.
Match drawn (scorecard), Lancashire 12, Worcestershire 11
England vs Zimbabwe, ICC Champions Trophy group game, Edgbaston, 10-11 September
England cruised to victory in their first group match against an inexperienced Zimbabwe. The sterner test would be Sri Lanka.
England won by 152 runs (scorecard), England 2, Zimbabwe 0
Lancashire vs Gloucestershire, County Championship, Old Trafford, 16-19 September
Lancashire's relegation to Division Two was finally confirmed.
Match drawn (scorecard), Lancashire 9, Gloucestershire 10
England vs Sri Lanka, ICC Champions Trophy group game, Rose Bowl, 17-18 September
England sealed a place in the semi-finals with a rain-affected win against Sri Lanka.
England won by 49 runs - D/L method (scorecard) - England 2, Sri Lanka 0
England vs Australia, ICC Champions Trophy semi-final, Edgbaston, 21 September
England ended their 14-match losing streak by beating their old enemy Australia to progress into the ICC Champions Trophy final for the first time.
England won by 6 wickets (scorecard)
England vs West Indies, ICC Champions Trophy final, Edgbaston, 25 September
The West Indies pulled a dramatic win out of the bag when they looked down and out to take the trophy.
West Indies won by 2 wickets (scorecard)