VB Series, 7th Match: Australia v Sri Lanka at Adelaide, Jan 26, 2006
VB Series - 7th match
Australia won by 5 wickets (with 9 balls remaining)
Played at Adelaide Oval
26 January 2006 - day/night match (50-over match)
  Sri Lanka innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal J Mubarak c Lee b Symonds 34 59 47 3 2 72.34
13.3 gets the flatter ball, drives again, in the arir, straight at Lee at mid-off 53/1
View dismissal WU Tharanga c Martyn b McGrath 31 100 66 2 0 46.96
23.3 . 96/2
View dismissal KC Sangakkara b Hogg 25 46 37 1 1 67.56
24.5 Get forward, edges the quicker arm ball into the pad and onto the off stump 100/3
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene c Symonds b Bracken 25 58 36 0 0 69.44
39.1 drives outside the off, gets done by the slower ball, good low down catch by Symonds 161/5
View dismissal MS Atapattu* c Martyn b Bracken 32 44 48 1 0 66.66
37.5 gets the slower ball, angled into the legs, plays through too early, scoops a simple catch to wide mid-on 155/4
View dismissal TM Dilshan b Hogg 1 11 9 0 0 11.11
40.2 The wrong one, turns and bounces back over the pad, flicks the arm, back leg and the stumps 167/6
RP Arnold not out 27 47 28 2 0 96.42
View dismissal WPUJC Vaas c Hogg b Symonds 15 23 20 0 0 75.00
46.5 gets the full toss on the leg, swings it hight to the on side, not enough on it, deep midwicket does not have to move 196/7
View dismissal WCA Ganegama b Symonds 7 8 8 1 0 87.50
48.5 swings at the one on the legs, beaten, comes off the back leg into the stumps 207/8
KMDN Kulasekara not out 2 5 4 0 0 50.00
Extras (b 4, lb 4, w 8, nb 3) 19
  Total (8 wickets; 50 overs; 212 mins) 218 (4.36 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
  B Lee 10 0 40 0 4.00 37 3 0 (1nb, 2w)
View wicket GD McGrath 8 1 26 1 3.25 34 2 0 (2nb)
23.3 to Tharanga, . 96/2
View wickets NW Bracken 10 1 45 2 4.50 37 4 1
37.5 to Atapattu, gets the slower ball, angled into the legs, plays through too early, scoops a simple catch to wide mid-on 155/4
39.1 to Jayawardene, drives outside the off, gets done by the slower ball, good low down catch by Symonds 161/5
View wickets A Symonds 9 1 48 3 5.33 29 1 2 (5w)
13.3 to Mubarak, gets the flatter ball, drives again, in the arir, straight at Lee at mid-off 53/1
46.5 to Vaas, gets the full toss on the leg, swings it hight to the on side, not enough on it, deep midwicket does not have to move 196/7
48.5 to Ganegama, swings at the one on the legs, beaten, comes off the back leg into the stumps 207/8
View wickets GB Hogg 10 0 35 2 3.50 32 0 0 (1w)
24.5 to Sangakkara, Get forward, edges the quicker arm ball into the pad and onto the off stump 100/3
40.2 to Dilshan, The wrong one, turns and bounces back over the pad, flicks the arm, back leg and the stumps 167/6
  BJ Hodge 3 0 16 0 5.33 4 0 0
  Australia innings (target: 219 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AC Gilchrist*† c Ganegama b Kulasekara 34 40 33 5 1 103.03
9.3 a slower ball on the off, goes on the drive, loops the catch to mid-off, clever bowling 47/1
View dismissal SM Katich c †Sangakkara b Dilshan 52 123 89 5 0 58.42
28.6 short ball outside off, gets back and cuts hard, misses/edges, Sanagakara fumbles but holds on 115/3
View dismissal BJ Hodge b Kulasekara 5 35 16 0 0 31.25
17.1 Goes on the drive outside off, slight inswing gets through between bat and pad, offstump is knocked back 73/2
View dismissal DR Martyn b Muralitharan 46 93 72 1 0 63.88
40.3 pushes well forward defensively to one outside the off, rips back and through the gate 177/5
View dismissal A Symonds c Tharanga b Muralitharan 32 44 33 2 0 96.96
40.1 goes on the sweep, gets a bit of a top edge, skies that high and all the way to deep midwicket 175/4
MJ Clarke not out 16 40 18 1 0 88.88
MEK Hussey not out 25 36 30 2 0 83.33
Extras (lb 2, w 7) 9
  Total (5 wickets; 48.3 overs; 214 mins) 219 (4.51 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
  WPUJC Vaas 8.3 0 41 0 4.82 29 4 1
  WCA Ganegama 6 0 41 0 6.83 23 7 0 (2w)
View wickets KMDN Kulasekara 9 0 32 2 3.55 33 3 0
9.3 to Gilchrist, a slower ball on the off, goes on the drive, loops the catch to mid-off, clever bowling 47/1
17.1 to Hodge, Goes on the drive outside off, slight inswing gets through between bat and pad, offstump is knocked back 73/2
View wickets M Muralitharan 10 0 35 2 3.50 35 1 0 (1w)
40.1 to Symonds, goes on the sweep, gets a bit of a top edge, skies that high and all the way to deep midwicket 175/4
40.3 to Martyn, pushes well forward defensively to one outside the off, rips back and through the gate 177/5
  HMCM Bandara 10 0 44 0 4.40 27 1 0 (1w)
View wicket TM Dilshan 5 0 24 1 4.80 10 0 0 (1w)
28.6 to Katich, short ball outside off, gets back and cuts hard, misses/edges, Sanagakara fumbles but holds on 115/3

Match details


Toss - Sri Lanka, who chose to bat
Points - Australia 4, Sri Lanka 0
Sri Lanka replacement - HMCM Bandara for MS Atapattu (Australia innings, 21.0 ov)
Player of the match - A Symonds (Australia)
Umpires - Aleem Dar (Pakistan) and SJ Davis
TV umpire - RL Parry
Match referee - JJ Crowe (New Zealand)

Match Notes


    • Reserve Umpire: AR Collins
    • Sri Lanka 50 (13.2ov) 100 (24.2ov) 150 (36.3ov) 200 (47.1ov)
    • Mubarak/Tharanga partnership 50 (83b)
    • Jayawardene/Atapattu partnership 50 (70b)
    • Australia 50 (10.5ov) 100 (25.5ov) 150 (36.3ov) 200 (46ov)
    • SM Katich 50 (83b 5x4)
    • Martyn/Symonds partnership 50 (57b)
    • Vaas deputised as captain in the absence of Atapattu
    • Attendance: 28,718
 
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