Result
Final, Bridgetown, Apr 28 2007, ICC World Cup
(38/38 ov)
281/4
(36/36 ov, target 269)
215/8
Australia won by 53 runs (D/L method)
Player Of The Match
Australia Innings (38 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AC Gilchrist c Silva b Fernando149104129138143.26
ML Hayden c Jayawardene b Malinga38551003169.09
RT Ponting (c)run out (Jayawardene)3742531188.09
A Symonds not out23213920109.52
SR Watson  b Malinga33300100.00
MJ Clarke not out861010133.33
Extras(lb 4, nb 3, w 16)23
TOTAL(38 Ov, RR: 7.39)281/4
Fall of wickets: 1-172 (Matthew Hayden, 22.5 ov), 2-224 (Adam Gilchrist, 30.3 ov), 3-261 (Ricky Ponting, 35.4 ov), 4-266 (Shane Watson, 36.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas805406.75255112
SL Malinga814926.12265200
CRD Fernando807419.25137241
M Muralitharan704406.28131120
TM Dilshan2023011.5040210
ST Jayasuriya503306.60132200
Sri Lanka Innings (target: 269 runs from 36 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
WU Tharanga c †Gilchrist b Bracken68111075.00
ST Jayasuriya  b Clarke63671089094.02
KC Sangakkara c Ponting b Hogg54527261103.84
DPMD Jayawardene (c)lbw b Watson19193110100.00
LPC Silva  b Clarke2122411195.45
TM Dilshan run out (Clarke/McGrath)14132020107.69
RP Arnold c †Gilchrist b McGrath1290050.00
WPUJC Vaas not out1121200052.38
SL Malinga st †Gilchrist b Symonds106601166.66
CRD Fernando not out1660016.66
Extras(lb 1, w 14)15
TOTAL(36 Ov, RR: 5.97)215/8
Did not bat: M Muralitharan 
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Upul Tharanga, 2.1 ov), 2-123 (Kumar Sangakkara, 19.5 ov), 3-145 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 22.6 ov), 4-156 (Mahela Jayawardene, 25.5 ov), 5-188 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 29.6 ov), 6-190 (Chamara Silva, 30.1 ov), 7-194 (Russel Arnold, 31.5 ov), 8-211 (Lasith Malinga, 33.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
NW Bracken613415.66215010
SW Tait604207.00176020
GD McGrath703114.42242110
SR Watson704917.00155030
GB Hogg301916.3372000
MJ Clarke503326.60140220
A Symonds20613.0070000
MATCH DETAILS
Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesICC World Cup 2007
Player Of The Match
Adam Gilchrist
Player Of The Series
Glenn McGrath
Series resultAustralia won the 2006/07 ICC World Cup
Match numberODI no. 2581
Season2006/07
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
Match days28 April 2007 (50-over match)
Umpires
Steve Bucknor
Aleem Dar
TV Umpire
Rudi Koertzen
Reserve Umpire
Billy Bowden
Match Referee
Jeff Crowe
MATCH NOTES
Australia innings
  • Match reduced to 38 overs per side
  • Australia: 50 runs in 10.3 overs (64 balls), Extras 1
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 64 balls (AC Gilchrist 35, ML Hayden 15, Ex 1)
  • AC Gilchrist: 50 off 43 balls (5 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 16.2 overs (102 balls), Extras 8
  • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 102 balls (AC Gilchrist 74, ML Hayden 22, Ex 8)
  • Drinks: Australia - 135/0 in 19.0 overs (AC Gilchrist 95, ML Hayden 30)
  • Power Play 2: Overs 19.1 - 24.0
  • AC Gilchrist: 100 off 72 balls (8 x 4, 6 x 6)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 21.1 overs (133 balls), Extras 10
  • 1st Wicket: 150 runs in 133 balls (AC Gilchrist 105, ML Hayden 38, Ex 10)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 27.3 overs (173 balls), Extras 16
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 44 balls (AC Gilchrist 29, RT Ponting 19, Ex 2)
  • Australia: 250 runs in 34.4 overs (217 balls), Extras 21
Sri Lanka innings
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 10.6 overs (70 balls), Extras 4
  • Power Play 2: Overs 11.1 - 15.0
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 64 balls (ST Jayasuriya 33, KC Sangakkara 14, Ex 3)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 15.3 overs (99 balls), Extras 8
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 106/1 in 17.0 overs (ST Jayasuriya 49, KC Sangakkara 43)
  • ST Jayasuriya: 50 off 51 balls (8 x 4)
  • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 95 balls (ST Jayasuriya 51, KC Sangakkara 43, Ex 7)
  • KC Sangakkara: 50 off 50 balls (5 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Rain: Sri Lanka - 149/3 in 24.5 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 17, LPC Silva 1)
  • Sri Lanka target revised to 269 runs from 36 overs, 2 overs lost
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 24.6 overs (156 balls), Extras 8
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 32.5 overs (205 balls), Extras 13
  • Bad Light: Sri Lanka - 206/7 in 33.0 overs (WPUJC Vaas 6, SL Malinga 9)
  • One Day International Scorer: Binoy George
  • Official Attendance - 20,108