Result
45th Match, St George's, Apr 18 2007, Super Eights, ICC World Cup
77
(10/50 ov, target 78)
81/2
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 240 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
Ireland Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JP Bray c Arnold b Maharoof2029324068.96
WTS Porterfield c Jayasuriya b Maharoof1751791033.33
AC Botha c †Sangakkara b Maharoof022000.00
EJG Morgan c †Sangakkara b Maharoof011000.00
NJ O'Brien c †Sangakkara b Muralitharan428460014.28
KJ O'Brien c Jayasuriya b Muralitharan24140050.00
KED Carroll  b Muralitharan021000.00
DT Johnston (c)run out (Maharoof)045000.00
WK McCallan lbw b Muralitharan0910000.00
D Langford-Smith lbw b Vaas1821292185.71
WB Rankin not out717201041.17
Extras(lb 5, nb 2, w 2)9
TOTAL(27.4 Ov, RR: 2.78)77
Fall of wickets: 1-28 (Jeremy Bray, 7.3 ov), 2-28 (Andre Botha, 7.5 ov), 3-28 (Eoin Morgan, 7.6 ov), 4-46 (William Porterfield, 17.6 ov), 5-48 (Niall O'Brien, 18.2 ov), 6-48 (Kenny Carroll, 18.4 ov), 7-49 (Trent Johnston, 19.4 ov), 8-49 (Kevin O'Brien, 20.1 ov), 9-54 (Kyle McCallan, 22.4 ov), 10-77 (Dave Langford-Smith, 27.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas5.411813.17262001
KMDN Kulasekara731001.42361000
MF Maharoof1032542.50482101
M Muralitharan501943.80223020
Sri Lanka Innings (target: 78 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
WU Tharanga c Porterfield b Rankin075000.00
ST Jayasuriya not out24205131120.00
KC Sangakkara c Carroll b Langford-Smith1091510111.11
DPMD Jayawardene (c)not out39273061144.44
Extras(nb 3, w 5)8
TOTAL(10 Ov, RR: 8.1)81/2
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Upul Tharanga, 0.6 ov), 2-25 (Kumar Sangakkara, 3.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WB Rankin403619.00132223
D Langford-Smith302919.6674030
AC Botha10404.0051000
KJ O'Brien10404.0051000
KED Carroll10808.0042000
MATCH DETAILS
National Cricket Stadium, St George's, Grenada
TossSri Lanka , elected to field first
SeriesICC World Cup 2007
Player Of The Match
Farveez Maharoof
Match numberODI no. 2575
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 days18 April 2007 (50-over match)
Umpires
Mark Benson
Billy Doctrove
TV Umpire
Daryl Harper
Reserve Umpire
Aleem Dar
Match Referee
Chris Broad
PointsSri Lanka 2, Ireland 0
MATCH NOTES
Ireland innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • Drinks: Ireland - 44/3 in 17.0 overs (WTS Porterfield 16, NJ O'Brien 3)
  • Ireland: 50 runs in 20.4 overs (127 balls), Extras 6
Sri Lanka innings
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 5.5 overs (43 balls), Extras 8
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 38 balls (ST Jayasuriya 15, DPMD Jayawardene 35, Ex 2)
  • Official Attendance - 7,335