Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c †Dhoni b Singh
    28
    42
    57
    4
    0
    66.66
    c †Dhoni b Sreesanth
    19
    17
    33
    4
    0
    111.76
    10.5 fraction short and Sangakkara swings across, ball balloons up off the top-edge and is judged to perfection by Tendulkar at wide mid-on - Pathan gets one to his name, Sri Lanka two down 56/2
    st †Dhoni b Kartik
    14
    14
    30
    2
    0
    100.00
    c Sehwag b Singh
    9
    18
    30
    2
    0
    50.00
    run out (Yuvraj Singh)
    59
    63
    76
    9
    0
    93.65
    run out (Kaif/†Dhoni)
    8
    20
    30
    0
    0
    40.00
    b Kartik
    9
    20
    14
    1
    0
    45.00
    b Singh
    30
    32
    54
    5
    0
    93.75
    c Kaif b Singh
    4
    10
    20
    0
    0
    40.00
    not out
    4
    9
    10
    0
    0
    44.44
    Extras
    3 (nb 1, w 2)
    TOTAL
    196 all out (42.5 Overs, RR: 4.57)
    Did not bat: DNT Zoysa
    Fall of wickets: 1-44 (ST Jayasuriya, 7.4 ov), 2-56 (KC Sangakkara, 10.5 ov), 3-57 (WU Tharanga, 11.6 ov), 4-79 (DPMD Jayawardene, 16.1 ov), 5-83 (MS Atapattu, 17.5 ov), 6-118 (RP Arnold, 26.1 ov), 7-132 (WPUJC Vaas, 30.4 ov), 8-161 (TM Dilshan, 36.1 ov), 9-182 (MF Maharoof, 40.3 ov), 10-196 (UDU Chandana, 42.5 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    IK Pathan703114.42295000
    S Sreesanth805016.25309010
    RP Singh8.523543.96386010
    M Kartik1014224.20345000
    Harbhajan Singh913804.22324001

Match Details

Toss

India , elected to field first

Player Of The Match

Series result

India led the 7-match series 5-1

Match number

Season

Match days

9 November 2005 (50-over match)

Sri Lanka replacement

MF Maharoof for DNT Zoysa (Sri Lanka innings, 36.1 ov)

India replacement

SK Raina for M Kartik (Sri Lanka innings, 36.1 ov)

Match Referee

Match Notes

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