Result
43rd Match, ICC World Cup at St George's, Super Eights
226
(42.4/50 ov, target 227)
232/3
Australia won by 7 wickets (with 44 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
WU Tharanga c Hayden b Bracken622330027.27
ST Jayasuriya lbw b Bracken12122120100.00
KC Sangakkara lbw b McGrath046000.00
DPMD Jayawardene (c)st †Gilchrist b Hogg72881335181.81
LPC Silva c Clarke b Hogg641071196059.81
TM Dilshan c Hodge b Tait712130058.33
RP Arnold  b Tait310150030.00
MF Maharoof c Symonds b Bracken25224040113.63
KMDN Kulasekara c Hayden b Bracken1550020.00
HMCM Bandara c Hogg b McGrath1719230289.47
CRD Fernando not out00400-
Extras(lb 5, nb 3, w 11)19
TOTAL(49.4 Ov, RR: 4.55)226
Fall of wickets: 1-26 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 4.3 ov), 2-27 (Kumar Sangakkara, 5.3 ov), 3-27 (Upul Tharanga, 6.4 ov), 4-167 (Chamara Silva, 37.2 ov), 5-174 (Mahela Jayawardene, 39.4 ov), 6-178 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 40.6 ov), 7-183 (Russel Arnold, 42.4 ov), 8-184 (Nuwan Kulasekara, 43.3 ov), 9-218 (Malinga Bandara, 48.6 ov), 10-226 (Farveez Maharoof, 49.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
NW Bracken9.431941.96493010
SW Tait1006826.80295161
GD McGrath914825.33347101
GB Hogg1003523.50341000
A Symonds301505.0091001
MJ Clarke803604.50240100
Australia Innings (target: 227 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AC Gilchrist lbw b Arnold3049654061.22
ML Hayden c Dilshan b Arnold41305652136.66
RT Ponting (c)not out66801164182.50
MJ Clarke c Dilshan b Bandara2331384074.19
A Symonds not out6371665288.73
Extras(nb 5, w 4)9
TOTAL(42.4 Ov, RR: 5.43)232/3
Fall of wickets: 1-76 (Matthew Hayden, 11.5 ov), 2-79 (Adam Gilchrist, 13.3 ov), 3-126 (Michael Clarke, 23.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
CRD Fernando613606.00286033
MF Maharoof705207.42195101
KMDN Kulasekara402005.00163001
RP Arnold402025.00120110
HMCM Bandara9.405315.48316100
ST Jayasuriya603205.33191200
TM Dilshan601903.16221000
MATCH DETAILS
National Cricket Stadium, St George's, Grenada
TossSri Lanka , elected to bat first
SeriesICC World Cup 2007
Player Of The Match
Nathan Bracken
Match numberODI no. 2573
Season2006/07
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, First Session 09.30-13.00. Interval 13.00-13.45, Second Session 13.45-17.15
Match days16 April 2007 (50-over match)
Umpires
Aleem Dar
Billy Doctrove
TV Umpire
Mark Benson
Reserve Umpire
Daryl Harper
Match Referee
Mike Procter
PointsAustralia 2, Sri Lanka 0
MATCH NOTES
Sri Lanka innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 12.4 overs (80 balls), Extras 11
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 59/3 in 15.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 13, LPC Silva 15)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 85 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 19, LPC Silva 27, Ex 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 26.4 overs (167 balls), Extras 14
  • Power Play 3: Overs 27.1 - 32.0
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 50 off 64 balls (5 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 150 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 50, LPC Silva 48, Ex 6)
  • LPC Silva: 50 off 91 balls (6 x 4)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 148/3 in 34.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 59, LPC Silva 55)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 34.2 overs (214 balls), Extras 16
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 47.3 overs (294 balls), Extras 17
Australia innings
  • Australia: 50 runs in 9.2 overs (62 balls), Extras 6
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 62 balls (AC Gilchrist 25, ML Hayden 21, Ex 6)
  • Lunch: Australia - 0/0
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Drinks: Australia - 79/2 in 13.3 overs (RT Ponting 2)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • Australia: 100 runs in 18.4 overs (119 balls), Extras 7
  • Australia: 150 runs in 28.2 overs (178 balls), Extras 8
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 56 balls (RT Ponting 17, A Symonds 34, Ex 1)
  • Drinks: Australia - 182/3 in 33.0 overs (RT Ponting 42, A Symonds 38)
  • RT Ponting: 50 off 67 balls (3 x 4)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 37.1 overs (232 balls), Extras 9
  • A Symonds: 50 off 56 balls (4 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 113 balls (RT Ponting 35, A Symonds 63, Ex 2)
  • Official Attendance - 10,663