Commonwealth Bank Series, 5th Match: India v Sri Lanka at Canberra, Feb 12, 2008
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 12 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Played at Manuka Oval, Canberra (neutral venue)
12 February 2008 (50-over match)

Kulasekara to Sehwag, OUT, Kulasekara has the breakthrough, banging in a short one outside off, Sehwag waits and opens the face to steer up and over to third man for a straightforward catch

V Sehwag c Muralitharan b Kulasekara 14 (34m 18b 2x4 0x6) SR: 77.77

India 45/1   SR Tendulkar 31* (27b 4x4)   KMDN Kulasekara 0.3-0-3-1

Maharoof to Tendulkar, OUT, a huge wicket, Tendulkar looks to aerial drive over long-on, the ball pinging up off the base of the bat and instead flying wide to deep third man, the fielder running round and taking a high catch at collar-bone height

SR Tendulkar c Kulasekara b Maharoof 32 (41m 30b 4x4 0x6) SR: 106.66

India 49/2   G Gambhir 3* (2b)   MF Maharoof 1.2-0-7-1

Malinga to RG Sharma, OUT, a mix-up there, and the dangerous Gambhir is run out at the non-striker's end after the ball was dabbed to point, thrown back to Malinga who helps onto the stumps with a reverse flick

G Gambhir run out 35 (58m 33b 3x4 0x6) SR: 106.06

India 113/3   RG Sharma 26* (39b 1x4)   SL Malinga 4-0-25-0

Kulasekara to Dhoni, 1 run, OUT, a very tight run-out decision coming back for the second from the drive to mid-on and given out on the line with the throw back to Sangakkara who crashes the ball on to the stumps in the nick of time

MS Dhoni run out 31 (33m 26b 3x4 0x6) SR: 119.23

India 181/4   RG Sharma 62* (59b 5x4 1x6)   KMDN Kulasekara 5.4-0-35-1

Malinga to Yuvraj Singh, OUT, yorker outside off, backs away and stabs at it with an aerial pop up to wide mid-off

Yuvraj Singh c Muralitharan b Malinga 6 (3m 3b 1x4 0x6) SR: 200.00

India 192/5   RG Sharma 67* (61b 6x4 1x6)   SL Malinga 5.3-0-42-1





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