Match Details

Toss

England , elected to field first

Player Of The Series

Series result

England won the 5-match series 4-0

Match number

Season

Hours of play (local time)

14.30 start, First Session 14.30-18.00, Interval 18.00-18.45, Second Session 18.45-22.15

Match days

3 September 2008 - day/night match (50-over match)

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee

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