VB Series - 3rd final

Australia v Sri Lanka

Australia won by 9 wickets (with 27 balls remaining)

Sri Lanka innings (50 overs maximum) R B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal MS Atapattu* c Symonds b Bracken 7 16 1 0 43.75
View dismissal ST Jayasuriya c Symonds b Bracken 6 12 1 0 50.00
View dismissal KC Sangakkara lbw b Clarke 59 85 5 0 69.41
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene c Katich b Clark 86 91 8 0 94.50
View dismissal RP Arnold c Ponting b Bracken 76 71 4 0 107.04
View dismissal TM Dilshan c Hussey b Clark 3 4 0 0 75.00
View dismissal CK Kapugedera c Symonds b Lewis 9 6 0 1 150.00
View dismissal WPUJC Vaas run out (Lee/Lewis) 11 12 0 0 91.66
View dismissal M Muralitharan run out (†Gilchrist) 3 3 0 0 100.00
CRD Fernando not out 1 1 0 0 100.00
Extras (lb 2, w 2, nb 1) 5
Total (9 wickets; 50 overs) 266 (5.32 runs per over)
Did not bat PDRL Perera
Fall of wickets 1-7 (Jayasuriya, 3.1 ov), 2-28 (Atapattu, 7.5 ov), 3-128 (Sangakkara, 28.2 ov), 4-204 (Jayawardene, 40.6 ov), 5-213 (Dilshan, 42.2 ov), 6-238 (Kapugedera, 45.2 ov), 7-259 (Arnold, 48.5 ov), 8-265 (Muralitharan, 49.5 ov), 9-266 (Vaas, 49.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
B Lee 10 0 58 0 5.80 27 4 1 (1w)
View wickets NW Bracken 10 1 44 3 4.40 33 4 0
View wicket ML Lewis 10 1 52 1 5.20 29 4 0 (1nb)
View wickets SR Clark 10 0 45 2 4.50 28 3 0
A Symonds 5 0 39 0 7.80 5 4 0
View wicket MJ Clarke 5 0 26 1 5.20 11 0 0 (1w)
Australia innings (target: 267 runs from 50 overs) R B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AC Gilchrist b Muralitharan 122 91 13 4 134.06
SM Katich not out 107 142 9 0 75.35
RT Ponting* not out 28 41 1 0 68.29
Extras (lb 5, w 4, nb 1) 10
Total (1 wicket; 45.3 overs) 267 (5.86 runs per over)
Did not bat DR Martyn, A Symonds, MJ Clarke, MEK Hussey, B Lee, ML Lewis, SR Clark, NW Bracken
Fall of wickets 1-196 (Gilchrist, 32.2 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
WPUJC Vaas 10 0 45 0 4.50 36 6 0
PDRL Perera 8 1 50 0 6.25 26 6 1 (1w)
CRD Fernando 6 0 45 0 7.50 14 5 1 (1nb, 1w)
TM Dilshan 3.3 0 21 0 6.00 7 1 0
View wicket M Muralitharan 10 1 50 1 5.00 34 5 0 (2w)
HMCM Bandara 6 0 36 0 6.00 12 0 1
DPMD Jayawardene 2 0 15 0 7.50 4 0 1
Match details
Toss Sri Lanka, who chose to bat
Series Australia won the best-of-3-finals 2-1
Sri Lanka replacement HMCM Bandara for CK Kapugedera (Australia innings, 24.1 ov)
Player of the match AC Gilchrist (Australia)
Player of the series A Symonds (Australia)
Umpires Aleem Dar (Pakistan) and DJ Harper
TV umpire PD Parker
Match referee JJ Crowe (New Zealand)
Match notes
  • 4th umpire: BNJ Oxenford
  • Sri Lanka innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 14.1 overs (86 balls), Extras 1
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 64/2 in 16.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 31, DPMD Jayawardene 19)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 75 balls (KC Sangakkara 25, DPMD Jayawardene 25, Ex 0)
  • KC Sangakkara: 50 off 70 balls (5 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 23.5 overs (144 balls), Extras 1
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 50 off 54 balls (6 x 4)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 133/3 in 30.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 56, RP Arnold 3)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 31.5 overs (192 balls), Extras 2
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 55 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 23, RP Arnold 28, Ex 1)
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 39.5 overs (241 balls), Extras 3
  • RP Arnold: 50 off 48 balls (3 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 250 runs in 47.5 overs (290 balls), Extras 5
  • Australia innings
  • Australia: 50 runs in 11.4 overs (70 balls), Extras 0
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 70 balls (AC Gilchrist 24, SM Katich 26, Ex 0)
  • Power Play 2: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • Drinks: Australia - 86/0 in 17.0 overs (AC Gilchrist 49, SM Katich 36)
  • AC Gilchrist: 50 off 38 balls (7 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 17.5 overs (108 balls), Extras 2
  • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 108 balls (AC Gilchrist 61, SM Katich 41, Ex 2)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 24.4 overs (150 balls), Extras 5
  • AC Gilchrist: 100 off 67 balls (13 x 4, 3 x 6)
  • 1st Wicket: 150 runs in 152 balls (AC Gilchrist 102, SM Katich 53, Ex 5)
  • SM Katich: 50 off 83 balls (5 x 4)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 32.6 overs (200 balls), Extras 5
  • Australia: 250 runs in 43.1 overs (263 balls), Extras 9
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 68 balls (SM Katich 32, RT Ponting 23, Ex 4)
  • SM Katich: 100 off 136 balls (8 x 4)
 
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Australia won by 9 wickets (with 27 balls remaining)
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Feb 14, 2006

Simon Katich celebrates his century which powered Australia to a series win, 3rd Final, Brisbane, February 14, 2006

Simon Katich celebrates his century which powered Australia to a series win

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Feb 14, 2006

The Australian team celebrate their series win, 3rd Final, Brisbane, February 14, 2006

The Australian team celebrate their series win

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