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)
12.1

Dilshan to Hayden, 1 run, too short, he skips back and cuts it hard behind point

12.2

Dilshan to Gilchrist, 1 run, very neatly played by Gilchrist, taking one fleet-footed step down the pitch and timing it without trying to hit it too hard, down to long-on for a single

12.3

Dilshan to Hayden, 1 run, straighter - better from Dilshan, cramping the batsman for room, and it's cut, without power, into the covers

12.4

Dilshan to Gilchrist, 1 run, no no no, too short, Gilchrist clunks it off the back foot down the ground

12.5

Dilshan to Hayden, no run, squirted on the front foot out into the leg side - a spongy, squirty sort of shot, never getting hold of it

12.6

Dilshan to Hayden, no run, and a better line from Dilshan with which to finish the over, straight, forcing him forward and it's defended on the front foot

Australia 69/0   TM Dilshan 1-0-4-0
14.1

Dilshan to Gilchrist, SIX, huge from Gilchrist, absolutely vast six, skipping down the pitch and smacking him dead straight back over Dilshan's head

14.2

Dilshan to Gilchrist, no run, bat-padded away; Dilshan skips to his left to field and, before doing so, raises his arms in an appeal before realising how daft it was

14.3

Dilshan to Gilchrist, no run, quicker and flatter, pushed back to him

14.4

Dilshan to Gilchrist, 1 run, a leg-side drifted which is nicely, easily nudged off his pads for a single

14.5

Dilshan to Hayden, 5 wides, oh, that's poor from Sri Lanka. A dreadful ball down the leg side, Sangakkara can't do anything to stop it and nor can fine leg

14.5

Dilshan to Hayden, 1 run, Hayden comes irritably down the pitch, desperately trying to clunk his way into rhythm

14.6

Dilshan to Gilchrist, SIX, oh it's gone. It's gone long, very long - into the second tier of the stand over Dilshan's head. That was massive. A calm skip down the pitch, and a ferocious swing of the bat, the ball very nearly smacking into the camera in the stands

Australia 95/0   TM Dilshan 2-0-23-0
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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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