ICC World Cup, Final: Australia v Sri Lanka at Bridgetown, Apr 28, 2007
Australia won by 53 runs (D/L method)
Played at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados (neutral venue)
28 April 2007 (50-over match)
36.3

Malinga to Clarke, no run, Clarke drives it to cover and sets off for an easy single, but hang on, Aleem Dar signals dead ball and asks the batsmen to go back, I think he's penalising Clarke for running on the pitch

36.4

Malinga to Clarke, 1 run, full and straight on middle and leg stump, Clarke drives it firmly down to log on and nearly bumps into Symonds while trying to avoid running on the pitch

36.6

Malinga to Clarke, FOUR, Malinga tries to find the blockhole once more and strays down leg side, Clarke tries to flick but gets more of an inside edge that beats the man at short fine leg and runs down to the fence

Australia 272/4   MJ Clarke 5* (3b 1x4)
37.2

Fernando to Clarke, 1 wide, Fernando bowls a slower bouncer, Clarke is beaten by the change of pace but the umpire signals wide because that was too high, that's pretty harsh

37.2

Fernando to Clarke, 1 run, full toss outside off stump, Clarke backs away, frees his arms and lashes it through point for one

37.3

Fernando to Clarke, 1 run, what's going on here, Fernando bowls another yorker, Clarke digs it out and back to the bowler, Symonds sets off for the run but realises that Fernando has the ball, Fernando turns around and only has to roll the ball on to the stumps to dismiss Symonds, he misses and the Australians run an overthrow

37.5

Fernando to Clarke, 1 run, good length ball outside off stump, Clarke drives to long off for a single

Australia 280/4   MJ Clarke 8* (6b 1x4)
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Hours of play (local time) 12.15 start, First Session 12.15-14.55. Interval 14.55-15.05, Second Session 15.05-17.45

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