Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Best performances - Batsmen

AC Gilchrist
149(104) 13x4 - 8x6
Control %66%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 45 runs
  • 4x4 - 2x6
10 8 2 23 38 36 29 3
ST Jayasuriya
63(67) 9x4 - 0x6
Control %65%
  • Productive Shot
  • off side drive on front foot
  • 18 runs
  • 4x4 - 0x6
4 5 14 2 6 7 7 18

Best performances - Bowlers

MJ Clarke
O5
M0
R33
W2
Eco6.60
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
SL Malinga
O8
M1
R49
W2
Eco6.12
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Partnerships

Australia - Innings

172
ML Hayden38 (55)
AC Gilchrist119 (83)
52
RT Ponting20 (26)
AC Gilchrist30 (21)
37
RT Ponting17 (16)
A Symonds16 (15)
5
A Symonds2 (1)
SR Watson3 (3)
15*
A Symonds5 (5)
MJ Clarke8 (6)

Sri Lanka - Innings

7
ST Jayasuriya0 (5)
WU Tharanga6 (8)
116
ST Jayasuriya55 (54)
KC Sangakkara54 (52)
22
ST Jayasuriya8 (8)
DPMD Jayawardene14 (11)
11
DPMD Jayawardene5 (8)
LPC Silva4 (9)
32
TM Dilshan14 (13)
LPC Silva17 (12)
2
RP Arnold0 (0)
LPC Silva0 (1)
4
WPUJC Vaas3 (8)
RP Arnold1 (2)
17
WPUJC Vaas7 (7)
SL Malinga10 (6)
4*
WPUJC Vaas1 (6)
CRD Fernando1 (6)

Manhattan

Run rate graph

Worm

Sri Lanka 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st7ST JayasuriyaWU Tharanga
2nd116ST JayasuriyaKC Sangakkara
3rd22ST JayasuriyaDPMD Jayawardene
4th11DPMD JayawardeneLPC Silva
5th32TM DilshanLPC Silva
6th2RP ArnoldLPC Silva
7th4WPUJC VaasRP Arnold
8th17WPUJC VaasSL Malinga
9th4WPUJC VaasCRD Fernando
  • When Punter went mental

    The Australia captain lost his rag when Brad Hogg failed to respond to him in the heat of the 2007 World Cup final

  • 'Gilly wasn't the batsman we were worried about'

    Sri Lanka didn't anticipate a hundred hit by a batsman with a squash ball in his glove would end their World Cup dreams in 2007

  • Life as a World Cup Invincible

    Shaun Tait looks back at the almost inevitable win Australia's powerhouse side achieved in 2007

  • Gilchrist squashes Sri Lanka

    By the time the Australian opener was finished in the 2007 title match, there was little doubt about the place of his knock in the pantheon of innings played in World Cup finals

  • World Cup officials banned by ICC

    The International Cricket Council has delivered a humiliating punishment on the five match officials whose combined errors caused the World Cup final in Barbados to be completed amid farcical scenes of near-darkness