Player of the Match
Player of the Match
500dWisden CricInfo staff

Australia sneak home

This seesaw battle on the neutral turf of the P Saravanamuttu Stadium in Colombo ultimately went Australia's way.

Match Centre

Statistics

Best performances - Batsmen

RT Ponting
141(163) 23x4 - 0x6
Control %90%
  • Productive Shot
  • pull/hook on back foot
  • 38 runs
  • 8x4 - 0x6
4 2 27 16 14 5 38 35
Taufeeq Umar
88(172) 16x4 - 0x6
Control %81%
  • Productive Shot
  • off side drive on front foot
  • 35 runs
  • 7x4 - 0x6
16 8 14 2 14 10 21 3

Best performances - Bowlers

SK Warne
O24.3
M7
R94
W7
Eco3.83
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
Shoaib Akhtar
O8
M2
R21
W5
Eco2.62
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Scorecard Summary

AUSTRALIA 467(116.5 OVERS)
1ST INNINGS

PAKISTAN 279(65.3 OVERS)
1ST INNINGS

AUSTRALIA 127(39.5 OVERS)
2ND INNINGS

PAKISTAN 274(94.2 OVERS)
2ND INNINGS

94.2
W
McGrath to Faisal Iqbal, OUT,

Faisal Iqbal c Ponting b McGrath 39 (161m 85b 3x4 0x6) SR: 45.88

94.1
0
McGrath to Faisal Iqbal, no run,

END OF OVER:
94 | 4 Runs | PAK: 274/9

  • Mohammad Sami6 (14b)
  • Faisal Iqbal39 (83b)
  • Shane Warne30.3-3-94-4
  • Glenn McGrath24-12-38-2
93.6
4
Warne to Mohammad Sami, FOUR runs,
93.5
0
Warne to Mohammad Sami, no run,
93.4
0
Warne to Mohammad Sami, no run,
93.3
0
Gillespie to Mohammad Sami, no run,