VB Series, 3rd Final: Australia v Sri Lanka at Brisbane, Feb 14, 2006
VB Series - 3rd final
Australia won by 9 wickets (with 27 balls remaining)
14 February 2006 - day/night match (50-over match)
0.1

Lee to Atapattu, no run, good length ball on the off stump, shaping away a bit, defended solidly to offside

0.2

Lee to Atapattu, no run, on the middle and off stump, Atapattu turns it away to Katich at square leg

0.3

Lee to Atapattu, no run, full delivery, Atapattu drives but gets the inside edge and ball rolls to square leg

0.4

Lee to Atapattu, 1 wide, short and wide of off stump, Atapattu feels to go after it but lets it go at the last minute

0.4

Lee to Atapattu, no run, back of a length and swinging in, Atapattu tries to glance but gets on the thigh pads

0.5

Lee to Atapattu, no run, short of length and coming in, Atapattu beaten on the back-foot and ball straikes top of the pads

0.6

Lee to Atapattu, no run, short of length ball around the off stump, swinging away, Atapattu beaten on the back-foot

Sri Lanka 1/0   MS Atapattu 0* (6b)
1.6

Bracken to Atapattu, no run, length ball, Atapattu keeps it out

Sri Lanka 2/0   MS Atapattu 0* (7b)
4.1

Lee to Atapattu, no run, short of length ball around the off stump, Atapattu right in line and defends to cover

4.2

Lee to Atapattu, no run, good line and length delivery, Atapattu driving, fielded by Clarke

4.3

Lee to Atapattu, 1 run, good length and just outside off stump, Atapattu defends with an open face of the bat to thirdman

4.6

Lee to Atapattu, no run, good line and length, Atapattu defends it on the back-foot

Sri Lanka 11/1   MS Atapattu 1* (11b)
5.4

Bracken to Atapattu, 1 run, good length and wide of the off stump, Atapattu runs it down to thirdman

Sri Lanka 19/1   MS Atapattu 2* (12b)
6.3

Lewis to Atapattu, no run, good length ball and going away, Atapattu beaten on the front-foot

6.4

Lewis to Atapattu, FOUR, length ball outside off stump, Atapattu brings off a superb cover dirve on the front-foot, hit on the up and ball races away to the fence

6.5

Lewis to Atapattu, 1 run, length ball outside the off stump, Atapattu edges the ball, fielded by Hussey

Sri Lanka 26/1   MS Atapattu 7* (15b 1x4)
7.5

Bracken to Atapattu, OUT, Two down! fuller length ball outside off stump, angled across, Atapattu moves forward and drives but ends up slicing it in the air to cover, Symonds jumos and plucks it out of thin air at cover in one hand, great catch!

MS Atapattu c Symonds b Bracken 7 (16b 1x4 0x6) SR: 43.75

Sri Lanka 28/2   MS Atapattu 7 (16b 1x4)
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