ICC World Cup - Final

Australia v Sri Lanka

Australia won by 53 runs (D/L method)

Australia innings (38 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AC Gilchrist c Silva b Fernando 149 129 104 13 8 143.26
View dismissal ML Hayden c Jayawardene b Malinga 38 100 55 3 1 69.09
View dismissal RT Ponting* run out (Jayawardene) 37 53 42 1 1 88.09
A Symonds not out 23 39 21 2 0 109.52
View dismissal SR Watson b Malinga 3 3 3 0 0 100.00
MJ Clarke not out 8 10 6 1 0 133.33
Extras (lb 4, w 16, nb 3) 23
Total (4 wickets; 38 overs; 169 mins) 281 (7.39 runs per over)
Did not bat MEK Hussey, GB Hogg, NW Bracken, SW Tait, GD McGrath
Fall of wickets 1-172 (Hayden, 22.5 ov), 2-224 (Gilchrist, 30.3 ov), 3-261 (Ponting, 35.4 ov), 4-266 (Watson, 36.2 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
WPUJC Vaas 8 0 54 0 6.75 (2nb, 1w)
View wickets SL Malinga 8 1 49 2 6.12
View wicket CRD Fernando 8 0 74 1 9.25 (1nb, 4w)
M Muralitharan 7 0 44 0 6.28 (2w)
TM Dilshan 2 0 23 0 11.50 (1w)
ST Jayasuriya 5 0 33 0 6.60
Sri Lanka innings (target: 269 runs from 36 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal WU Tharanga c †Gilchrist b Bracken 6 11 8 1 0 75.00
View dismissal ST Jayasuriya b Clarke 63 108 67 9 0 94.02
View dismissal KC Sangakkara c Ponting b Hogg 54 72 52 6 1 103.84
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene* lbw b Watson 19 31 19 1 0 100.00
View dismissal LPC Silva b Clarke 21 41 22 1 1 95.45
View dismissal TM Dilshan run out (Clarke/McGrath) 14 20 13 2 0 107.69
View dismissal RP Arnold c †Gilchrist b McGrath 1 9 2 0 0 50.00
WPUJC Vaas not out 11 20 21 0 0 52.38
View dismissal SL Malinga st †Gilchrist b Symonds 10 6 6 0 1 166.66
CRD Fernando not out 1 6 6 0 0 16.66
Extras (lb 1, w 14) 15
Total (8 wickets; 36 overs; 171 mins) 215 (5.97 runs per over)
Did not bat M Muralitharan
Fall of wickets 1-7 (Tharanga, 2.1 ov), 2-123 (Sangakkara, 19.5 ov), 3-145 (Jayasuriya, 22.6 ov), 4-156 (Jayawardene, 25.5 ov), 5-188 (Dilshan, 29.6 ov), 6-190 (Silva, 30.1 ov), 7-194 (Arnold, 31.5 ov), 8-211 (Malinga, 33.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wicket NW Bracken 6 1 34 1 5.66 (1w)
SW Tait 6 0 42 0 7.00 (2w)
View wicket GD McGrath 7 0 31 1 4.42 (1w)
View wicket SR Watson 7 0 49 1 7.00 (3w)
View wicket GB Hogg 3 0 19 1 6.33
View wickets MJ Clarke 5 0 33 2 6.60 (2w)
View wicket A Symonds 2 0 6 1 3.00
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series Australia won the 2006/07 ICC World Cup
Player of the match AC Gilchrist (Australia)
Player of the series GD McGrath (Australia)
Umpires Aleem Dar (Pakistan) and SA Bucknor
TV umpire RE Koertzen (South Africa)
Match referee JJ Crowe (New Zealand)
Reserve umpire BF Bowden (New Zealand)
Match notes
  • Australia innings
  • Match reduced to 38 overs per side
  • Australia: 50 runs in 10.3 overs (64 balls), Extras 1
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 64 balls (AC Gilchrist 35, ML Hayden 15, Ex 1)
  • AC Gilchrist: 50 off 43 balls (5 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 16.2 overs (102 balls), Extras 8
  • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 102 balls (AC Gilchrist 74, ML Hayden 22, Ex 8)
  • Drinks: Australia - 135/0 in 19.0 overs (AC Gilchrist 95, ML Hayden 30)
  • Power Play 2: Overs 19.1 - 24.0
  • AC Gilchrist: 100 off 72 balls (8 x 4, 6 x 6)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 21.1 overs (133 balls), Extras 10
  • 1st Wicket: 150 runs in 133 balls (AC Gilchrist 105, ML Hayden 38, Ex 10)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 27.3 overs (173 balls), Extras 16
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 44 balls (AC Gilchrist 29, RT Ponting 19, Ex 2)
  • Australia: 250 runs in 34.4 overs (217 balls), Extras 21
  • Sri Lanka innings
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 10.6 overs (70 balls), Extras 4
  • Power Play 2: Overs 11.1 - 15.0
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 64 balls (ST Jayasuriya 33, KC Sangakkara 14, Ex 3)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 15.3 overs (99 balls), Extras 8
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 106/1 in 17.0 overs (ST Jayasuriya 49, KC Sangakkara 43)
  • ST Jayasuriya: 50 off 51 balls (8 x 4)
  • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 95 balls (ST Jayasuriya 51, KC Sangakkara 43, Ex 7)
  • KC Sangakkara: 50 off 50 balls (5 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Rain: Sri Lanka - 149/3 in 24.5 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 17, LPC Silva 1)
  • Sri Lanka target revised to 269 runs from 36 overs, 2 overs lost
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 24.6 overs (156 balls), Extras 8
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 32.5 overs (205 balls), Extras 13
  • Bad Light: Sri Lanka - 206/7 in 33.0 overs (WPUJC Vaas 6, SL Malinga 9)
  • One Day International Scorer: Binoy George
  • Official Attendance - 20,108
 
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Apr 29, 2007

A trio of winners: Ricky Ponting, Glenn McGrath and Adam Gilchrist with the World Cup trophy, Bridgetown, Barbados, April 29, 2007

A trio of winners: Ricky Ponting, Glenn McGrath and Adam Gilchrist with the World Cup trophy

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Apr 29, 2007

Ricky Ponting holds aloft the 2007 World Cup  trophy 24 hours after Australia beat Sri Lanka in the final, Bridgetown, Barbados, April 29, 2007

Ricky Ponting holds aloft the 2007 World Cup trophy 24 hours after Australia beat Sri Lanka in the final

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