Commonwealth Bank Series, 2nd Final: Australia v India at Brisbane, Mar 4, 2008
India won by 9 runs
4 March 2008 - day/night match (50-over match)

Clark to Uthappa, OUT, stops on the shot, the batsman popping up towards mid-off as the ball comes in on middle, the leg-cutter, and Hopes races round to take a straightforward, palms-up catch

RV Uthappa c Hopes b Clark 30 (99m 49b 1x4 0x6) SR: 61.22

India 94/1   SR Tendulkar 56* (76b 6x4)   SR Clark 5.5-0-30-1

Clarke to Gambhir, OUT, outside off again, Gambhir comes down the track and drives very hard indeed high and out towards long-on where Johnson, his face full of set-jawed determination, takes the catch

G Gambhir c Johnson b Clarke 15 (21m 16b 1x4 0x6) SR: 93.75

India 121/2   SR Tendulkar 65* (87b 6x4)   MJ Clarke 1.2-0-9-1

Symonds to Yuvraj Singh, OUT, short ball outside off, Yuvraj takes the bait and goes hard with a pull down Hayden's throat at deep midwicket

Yuvraj Singh c Hayden b Symonds 38 (27m 38b 2x4 2x6) SR: 100.00

India 175/3   SR Tendulkar 79* (107b 6x4)   A Symonds 2-0-17-1

Clarke to Tendulkar, OUT, comes down the track and pops up a soft push towards Ponting at short mid-on who takes a few steps, takes off and dives forward to take a brilliant catch

SR Tendulkar c Ponting b Clarke 91 (176m 121b 7x4 0x6) SR: 75.20

India 205/4   MS Dhoni 18* (12b 2x4)   MJ Clarke 8.2-0-48-2

Clarke to Sharma, OUT, hangs it out there outside off, the batsman drives on the up to the covers and Symonds snaps a sharp chance

RG Sharma c Symonds b Clarke 2 (6m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 40.00

India 209/5   MS Dhoni 20* (18b 2x4)   MJ Clarke 9.1-0-50-3

Bracken to Pathan, OUT, slower ball cleans him up, the batsman looks to pull it off the back foot, completely times it wrongly and the ball comes in a touch to take off and middle

IK Pathan b Bracken 12 (24m 20b 1x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

India 237/6   MS Dhoni 36* (35b 2x4 1x6)   NW Bracken 7.2-1-23-1

Bracken to Dhoni, OUT, chipped out a full ball from in line with middle, doesn't get enough middle on it and Clarke takes a comfortable catch

MS Dhoni c Clarke b Bracken 36 (52m 37b 2x4 1x6) SR: 97.29

India 240/7   Harbhajan Singh 3* (2b)   NW Bracken 8-1-26-2

Lee to Harbhajan Singh, OUT, not much doubt about this one, Harbhajan looking to pull and it would have hit middle stump squarely, not much thinking required from the umpire, there

Harbhajan Singh lbw b Lee 3 (7m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

India 249/8   P Kumar 5* (4b 1x4)   B Lee 9.5-0-54-1

Bracken to Kumar, OUT, low full toss aiming in on leg and the batsman forces out to the covers where Ponting holds on, the ball coming out of the sun, and he lost it for a second

P Kumar c Ponting b Bracken 7 (7m 7b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

India 255/9   PP Chawla 4* (1b 1x4)   NW Bracken 8.3-1-28-3





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