Commonwealth Bank Series, 6th Match: Australia v Sri Lanka at Perth, Feb 15, 2008
Australia won by 63 runs
15 February 2008 - day/night match (50-over match)

Malinga to Hayden, OUT, extra pace from Malinga, straight and short, Hayden tangles himself up looking to bunt it from outside off through midwicket, doesn't get over it whatsoever and the ball scoops up to Farveez Maharoof

ML Hayden c Maharoof b Malinga 4 (17m 11b 0x4 0x6) SR: 36.36

Australia 16/1   AC Gilchrist 12* (13b 2x4)   SL Malinga 2-0-10-1

Vaas to Ponting, OUT, Ponting gets across but doesn't play either forward or back, instead guiding the ball to Jayawardene at first slip, who had predicted his downfall before this match

RT Ponting c Jayawardene b Vaas 25 (35m 25b 4x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Australia 66/2   AC Gilchrist 36* (37b 5x4 1x6)   WPUJC Vaas 6.1-0-25-1

Muralitharan to Clarke, OUT, beautiful doosra and out comes Clarke, drawn forward, and off come the bails, Sangakkara quicker than a whippet

MJ Clarke st †Sangakkara b Muralitharan 43 (105m 69b 4x4 0x6) SR: 62.31

Australia 171/3   AC Gilchrist 97* (113b 9x4 2x6)   M Muralitharan 6.2-0-28-1

Maharoof to Symonds, OUT, outside off, cuts hard at a wideish one, but under the ball and a woody-sounding click travels on to the keeper who takes a good tumbling catch low

A Symonds c †Sangakkara b Maharoof 4 (5m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Australia 177/4   AC Gilchrist 98* (114b 9x4 2x6)   MF Maharoof 7.4-0-40-1

Malinga to Gilchrist, OUT, Gilchrist is finally gone, trying to loft one over long-off and took a leading edge to the covers, Kapugedera holding on this time over his head, having dropped him last over

AC Gilchrist c Kapugedera b Malinga 118 (194m 132b 9x4 3x6) SR: 89.39

Australia 206/5   MEK Hussey 9* (16b)   SL Malinga 7.2-1-37-2

Kulasekara to Hopes, OUT, lifted from a short one outside off high and higher - the ball catching the toe end - and goes on over towards Jayasuriya who clings on, making no mistake

JR Hopes c Jayasuriya b Kulasekara 2 (10m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 40.00

Australia 217/6   MEK Hussey 15* (22b)   KMDN Kulasekara 8.1-0-45-1

Malinga to Hogg, OUT, bowled him this time, Hogg backing away yet again and the perfect yorker cleans him up, clattering into all three stumps - strike.

GB Hogg b Malinga 5 (11m 10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Australia 232/7   MEK Hussey 25* (27b 1x6)   SL Malinga 8.4-1-47-3

Kulasekara to Hussey, OUT, Hussey looks to hit across the line rather than straight and his would-be pull goes up instead to the covers where Jayawardene sets himself to take a straightforward catch

MEK Hussey c Jayawardene b Kulasekara 25 (53m 28b 0x4 1x6) SR: 89.28

Australia 232/8   B Lee 0* (2b)   KMDN Kulasekara 9.1-0-49-2

Kulasekara to Johnson, OUT, rising outside off, pushed out to mid-off and a straight throw from Dilshan crashes down the stumps to run out Johnson

MG Johnson run out 0 (2m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Australia 233/9   B Lee 1* (4b)   KMDN Kulasekara 9.4-0-50-2

Malinga to Lee, OUT, cleaned up with another excellent yorker to finish the tail off well, Lee backing away, and Malinga firing in on leg stump

B Lee b Malinga 2 (12m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

Australia 236/10   NW Bracken 1* (4b)   SL Malinga 9.4-1-47-4





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