VB Series, 2005/06 / Scorecard

VB Series - 2nd final

Australia v Sri Lanka

Australia won by 167 runs

Australia innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AC Gilchrist c Dilshan b Vaas 0 1 2 0 0 0.00
View dismissal SM Katich lbw b Vaas 1 10 5 0 0 20.00
View dismissal RT Ponting* c Vaas b Perera 124 178 127 9 3 97.63
View dismissal DR Martyn c Jayawardene b Vaas 8 4 5 2 0 160.00
View dismissal A Symonds lbw b Vaas 151 194 127 13 3 118.89
MJ Clarke not out 54 46 28 6 0 192.85
MEK Hussey not out 23 15 8 3 1 287.50
Extras (lb 1, w 4, nb 2) 7
Total (5 wickets; 50 overs; 227 mins) 368 (7.36 runs per over)
Did not bat GB Hogg, B Lee, SR Clark, NW Bracken
Fall of wickets 1-0 (Gilchrist, 0.2 ov), 2-2 (Katich, 2.1 ov), 3-10 (Martyn, 2.6 ov), 4-247 (Ponting, 40.4 ov), 5-320 (Symonds, 47.1 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
View wickets WPUJC Vaas 10 0 56 4 5.60 33 8 0 (1nb)
View wicket PDRL Perera 10 1 72 1 7.20 29 9 1 (2w)
KMDN Kulasekara 5 0 41 0 8.20 15 4 2
M Muralitharan 10 0 99 0 9.90 11 6 3 (1nb)
TM Dilshan 2 0 10 0 5.00 4 0 0
ST Jayasuriya 8 0 52 0 6.50 13 3 0 (1w)
HMCM Bandara 5 0 37 0 7.40 10 3 1 (1w)
Sri Lanka innings (target: 369 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal MS Atapattu* c †Gilchrist b Clark 24 63 35 2 0 68.57
View dismissal ST Jayasuriya c Lee b Bracken 0 7 6 0 0 0.00
View dismissal KC Sangakkara b Bracken 13 18 13 3 0 100.00
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene b Hogg 50 67 48 8 0 104.16
RP Arnold not out 64 102 62 6 1 103.22
View dismissal TM Dilshan c Ponting b Symonds 13 12 14 2 0 92.85
View dismissal CK Kapugedera run out (Clarke/†Gilchrist) 1 5 3 0 0 33.33
View dismissal WPUJC Vaas c Clarke b Hogg 0 3 6 0 0 0.00
View dismissal HMCM Bandara c Clark b Symonds 0 5 6 0 0 0.00
View dismissal M Muralitharan c Lewis b Bracken 27 38 24 2 2 112.50
View dismissal PDRL Perera c Ponting b Bracken 0 3 2 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 4, w 2, nb 3) 9
Total (all out; 36 overs; 166 mins) 201 (5.58 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-4 (Jayasuriya, 1.4 ov), 2-26 (Sangakkara, 5.3 ov), 3-74 (Atapattu, 13.5 ov), 4-116 (Jayawardene, 20.1 ov), 5-139 (Dilshan, 23.6 ov), 6-145 (Kapugedera, 25.1 ov), 7-146 (Vaas, 26.2 ov), 8-147 (Bandara, 27.4 ov), 9-200 (Muralitharan, 35.2 ov), 10-201 (Perera, 35.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
B Lee 8 0 42 0 5.25 33 5 1 (3nb, 1w)
View wickets NW Bracken 6 0 30 4 5.00 22 5 0 (1w)
View wicket SR Clark 5 0 28 1 5.60 15 3 0
ML Lewis 5 0 30 0 6.00 13 3 0
View wickets A Symonds 5 1 32 2 6.40 15 5 0
View wickets GB Hogg 7 0 35 2 5.00 25 2 2
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series Best-of-3-finals level 1-1
Australia replacement ML Lewis for DR Martyn (Sri Lanka innings, 8.0 ov)
Sri Lanka replacement HMCM Bandara for KMDN Kulasekara (Australia innings, 24.0 ov)
Player of the match A Symonds (Australia)
Umpires MR Benson (England) and PD Parker
TV umpire DJ Harper
Match referee JJ Crowe (New Zealand)
Match notes
  • 4th Umpire - NSD Fowler
  • Australia innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Australia: 50 runs in 10.2 overs (64 balls), Extras 3
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 54 balls (RT Ponting 39, A Symonds 13, Ex 2)
  • RT Ponting: 50 off 52 balls (4 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 17.4 overs (108 balls), Extras 3
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 115 balls (RT Ponting 61, A Symonds 43, Ex 4)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 22.1 - 27.0
  • A Symonds: 50 off 61 balls (4 x 4)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 26.4 overs (164 balls), Extras 5
  • 4th Wicket: 150 runs in 157 balls (RT Ponting 85, A Symonds 69, Ex 4)
  • Drinks: Australia - 178/3 in 31.0 overs (RT Ponting 90, A Symonds 73)
  • RT Ponting: 100 off 108 balls (6 x 4, 3 x 6)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 34.4 overs (213 balls), Extras 6
  • 4th Wicket: 200 runs in 211 balls (RT Ponting 108, A Symonds 97, Ex 5)
  • A Symonds: 100 off 101 balls (9 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Australia: 250 runs in 40.6 overs (251 balls), Extras 6
  • Australia: 300 runs in 45.3 overs (278 balls), Extras 6
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 30 balls (A Symonds 32, MJ Clarke 21, Ex 0)
  • A Symonds: 150 off 125 balls (13 x 4, 3 x 6)
  • Australia: 350 runs in 48.6 overs (300 balls), Extras 7
  • MJ Clarke: 50 off 27 balls (5 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka innings
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 10.1 overs (64 balls), Extras 4
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 77/3 in 15.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 34, RP Arnold 2)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 17.2 overs (107 balls), Extras 4
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 50 off 47 balls (8 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 28.3 overs (174 balls), Extras 7
  • RP Arnold: 50 off 48 balls (6 x 4)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 176/8 in 32.0 overs (RP Arnold 51, M Muralitharan 15)
  • 9th Wicket: 50 runs in 46 balls (RP Arnold 25, M Muralitharan 27, Ex 2)
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 35.1 overs (216 balls), Extras 9
 
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Feb 12, 2006

Mark Benson explains to Tillakaratne Dilshan that the catch wasn't clean, Australia v Sri Lanka, VB Series, 2nd Final, Sydney, February 12, 2006

Mark Benson explains to Tillakaratne Dilshan that the catch wasn't clean

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Feb 12, 2006

The Australians celebrate a resounding win, Australia v South Africa, VB Series, 2nd Final, Sydney, February 12, 2006

The Australians celebrate a resounding win

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