Commonwealth Bank Series, 1st Final: Australia v India at Sydney, Mar 2, 2008
India won by 6 wickets (with 25 balls remaining)
2 March 2008 - day/night match (50-over match)
  Australia innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AC Gilchrist c Yuvraj Singh b Kumar 7 13 7 1 0 100.00
2.4 short ball on off and Gilchrist goes for the hook, not quite getting over the ball as it came on to him faster than antichipated and he scoops up to Yuvraj at mid-on who takes the catch cat-cool 16/1
View dismissal ML Hayden c Chawla b Harbhajan Singh 82 115 88 10 0 93.18
27.3 Hayden gets down early to play the sweep to a full ball, and sends it just behind square for a good catch by Chawla who keeps his head and hangs on well 135/5
View dismissal RT Ponting* b Kumar 1 7 5 0 0 20.00
4.2 Ponting goes! The batsman looked to pull a short one round from outside off, the ball not quite getting up, and the inside edge crashes hard on to the sticks 19/2
View dismissal MJ Clarke c †Dhoni b I Sharma 4 7 8 1 0 50.00
5.5 fabulous delivery from Ishant, taking the inside edge as Clarke goes to forward defend but is beaten by the inswing, the ball coming back in off the seam from outside off and the pace, and Dhoni takes the catch 24/3
View dismissal A Symonds c Kumar b Harbhajan Singh 31 71 44 4 0 70.45
23.1 outside off, some room, and Symonds drives up straight and hard aerially out to Kumar in the deep on the on-side, deep midwicket in fact 124/4
View dismissal MEK Hussey run out (†Dhoni/Pathan) 45 87 67 2 0 67.16
46.6 from Pathan, outside off, Hussey goes to pull it to midwicket, misses, the ball goes behind and they race through but Dhoni throws back to the bowler who throws on to the sticks 212/7
View dismissal JR Hopes c †Dhoni b Yuvraj Singh 15 40 37 1 0 40.54
38.5 offers some width outside off, Hopes shapes to cut to point, and nicks a fine edge on the top of the blade, Dhoni begins to roar before he's even taken the ball 173/6
GB Hogg not out 23 47 31 0 0 74.19
View dismissal B Lee c RG Sharma b Pathan 17 9 10 3 0 170.00
48.6 Rohit takes the catch now as Lee drives very hard and high over to long-off, opening his shoulders but not quite getting the right trajectory 231/8
MG Johnson not out 6 12 3 0 0 200.00
Extras (b 1, w 7) 8
  Total (8 wickets; 50 overs) 239 (4.78 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets P Kumar 10 1 49 2 4.90 34 5 0 (1w)
2.4 to Gilchrist, short ball on off and Gilchrist goes for the hook, not quite getting over the ball as it came on to him faster than antichipated and he scoops up to Yuvraj at mid-on who takes the catch cat-cool 16/1
4.2 to Ponting, Ponting goes! The batsman looked to pull a short one round from outside off, the ball not quite getting up, and the inside edge crashes hard on to the sticks 19/2
View wicket I Sharma 8 0 32 1 4.00 30 3 0 (1w)
5.5 to Clarke, fabulous delivery from Ishant, taking the inside edge as Clarke goes to forward defend but is beaten by the inswing, the ball coming back in off the seam from outside off and the pace, and Dhoni takes the catch 24/3
View wicket IK Pathan 7 0 63 1 9.00 17 11 0 (1w)
48.6 to Lee, Rohit takes the catch now as Lee drives very hard and high over to long-off, opening his shoulders but not quite getting the right trajectory 231/8
View wickets Harbhajan Singh 10 0 38 2 3.80 32 2 0 (2w)
23.1 to Symonds, outside off, some room, and Symonds drives up straight and hard aerially out to Kumar in the deep on the on-side, deep midwicket in fact 124/4
27.3 to Hayden, Hayden gets down early to play the sweep to a full ball, and sends it just behind square for a good catch by Chawla who keeps his head and hangs on well 135/5
  PP Chawla 10 0 33 0 3.30 33 0 0 (2w)
View wicket Yuvraj Singh 4 0 18 1 4.50 10 1 0
38.5 to Hopes, offers some width outside off, Hopes shapes to cut to point, and nicks a fine edge on the top of the blade, Dhoni begins to roar before he's even taken the ball 173/6
  RG Sharma 1 0 5 0 5.00 1 0 0
  India innings (target: 240 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal RV Uthappa c Hussey b Hopes 17 74 33 2 0 51.51
10.6 oh hello, super catch, the ball firmly pulled off the legs to deep square, Hussey runs over, dives under and takes it low, immediately gets up and celebrates, arm up and a big yell of "Yes!" 50/1
SR Tendulkar not out 117 235 120 10 0 97.50
View dismissal G Gambhir run out (Johnson/Hopes) 3 9 4 0 0 75.00
12.4 Hopes to Tendulkar, outside off, cut behind deep point and Tendulkar wants them to come back for two, but Gambhir is napping a touch, the throw comes back in from Johnson and Hopes collects the ball and shies on from a metre or so out 56/2
View dismissal Yuvraj Singh b Hogg 10 33 21 1 0 47.61
18.5 bowled him! Beat him for pace and the ball goes through and knocks back the sticks, Yuvraj not getting into the line of the legbreak as he rocks back out leaving his stumps exposed 87/3
View dismissal RG Sharma b Hopes 66 108 87 6 0 75.86
41.3 bowled! Rohit moves back to defend and the ball goes through 210/4
MS Dhoni*† not out 15 21 12 3 0 125.00
Extras (b 4, lb 2, w 6, nb 2) 14
  Total (4 wickets; 45.5 overs; 235 mins) 242 (5.28 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
  B Lee 9 0 33 0 3.66 32 0 0 (2nb, 3w)
  NW Bracken 8 0 42 0 5.25 28 4 0
  MG Johnson 10 0 70 0 7.00 25 9 0 (2w)
View wickets JR Hopes 8.5 0 42 2 4.75 30 6 0
10.6 to Uthappa, oh hello, super catch, the ball firmly pulled off the legs to deep square, Hussey runs over, dives under and takes it low, immediately gets up and celebrates, arm up and a big yell of "Yes!" 50/1
41.3 to RG Sharma, bowled! Rohit moves back to defend and the ball goes through 210/4
View wicket GB Hogg 7 0 38 1 5.42 17 3 0 (1w)
18.5 to Yuvraj Singh, bowled him! Beat him for pace and the ball goes through and knocks back the sticks, Yuvraj not getting into the line of the legbreak as he rocks back out leaving his stumps exposed 87/3
  MJ Clarke 3 0 11 0 3.66 8 0 0

Match details


Toss - Australia, who chose to bat
Series - India led the best-of-3-finals 1-0
Player of the match - SR Tendulkar (India)
Umpires - DJ Harper and RE Koertzen (South Africa)
TV umpire - BNJ Oxenford
Match referee - JJ Crowe (New Zealand)
Reserve umpire - GA Abood

Match Notes


    • Australia innings
    • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
    • Australia: 50 runs in 11.2 overs (70 balls), Extras 2
    • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 48 balls (ML Hayden 37, A Symonds 14, Ex 0)
    • ML Hayden: 50 off 43 balls (8 x 4)
    • Drinks: Australia - 83/3 in 15.0 overs (ML Hayden 53, A Symonds 16)
    • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
    • Australia: 100 runs in 17.1 overs (106 balls), Extras 3
    • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 105 balls (ML Hayden 67, A Symonds 31, Ex 2)
    • Australia: 150 runs in 33.1 overs (205 balls), Extras 6
    • Drinks: Australia - 159/5 in 36.0 overs (MEK Hussey 18, JR Hopes 10)
    • Australia: 200 runs in 45.1 overs (278 balls), Extras 8
    • Innings Break: Australia - 239/8 in 50.0 overs (GB Hogg 23, MG Johnson 6)
    • India innings
    • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
    • India: 50 runs in 10.3 overs (67 balls), Extras 5
    • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 67 balls (RV Uthappa 17, SR Tendulkar 28, Ex 5)
    • Drinks: India - 63/2 in 15.0 overs (SR Tendulkar 37, Yuvraj Singh 1)
    • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
    • SR Tendulkar: 50 off 56 balls (4 x 4)
    • India: 100 runs in 21.3 overs (135 balls), Extras 7
    • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 66 balls (SR Tendulkar 22, RG Sharma 27, Ex 1)
    • Drinks: India - 138/3 in 30.0 overs (SR Tendulkar 73, RG Sharma 27)
    • India: 150 runs in 31.5 overs (197 balls), Extras 8
    • RG Sharma: 50 off 70 balls (5 x 4)
    • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 114 balls (SR Tendulkar 43, RG Sharma 53, Ex 5)
    • India: 200 runs in 39.4 overs (244 balls), Extras 12
    • SR Tendulkar: 100 off 106 balls (8 x 4)
 
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