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Gilchrist and Katich seal series

Adam Gilchrist finished his home international season the way he started it by smashing a national record for the fastest century as he led Australia to a 2-1 VB Series finals victory

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Statistics

Best performances - Batsmen

AC Gilchrist
122(91) 13x4 - 4x6
Control %85%
  • Productive Shot
  • pull/hook on back foot
  • 26 runs
  • 3x4 - 1x6
0 13 10 15 30 27 17 10
SM Katich
107(142) 9x4 - 0x6
Control %86%
  • Productive Shot
  • off side drive on front foot
  • 38 runs
  • 6x4 - 0x6
5 3 9 11 19 19 18 23

Best performances - Bowlers

NW Bracken
O10
M1
R44
W3
Eco4.40
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
SR Clark
O10
M0
R45
W2
Eco4.50
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Match Details

Toss

Sri Lanka , elected to bat first

Player Of The Match

Player Of The Series

Series result

Australia won the best-of-3-finals 2-1

Match number

Season

Match days

14 February 2006 - day/night match (50-over match)

Sri Lanka replacement

HMCM Bandara for CK Kapugedera (Australia innings, 24.1 ov)

TV Umpires

Match Referee

australia administer a right royal flogging

45.3
1
Dilshan to Ponting, 1 run, good line but full, Ponting drives the ball, fielded by Vaas
45.2
0
Dilshan to Ponting, no run, leg side delivery, Ponting hits it into the leg side, fielded by Jayawardene
45.1
1
Dilshan to Katich, 1 run, full on the stumps, Katich drives on the front foot, fielded by Muralitharan

END OF OVER:
45 | 8 Runs | AUS: 265/1 (2 runs required from 30 balls, RR: 5.88, RRR: 0.40)

  • Simon Katich106 (141b)
  • Ricky Ponting27 (39b)
  • Dilhara Fernando6-0-45-0
  • Chaminda Vaas10-0-45-0
44.6
1
Fernando to Katich, 1 run, down the leg side, Katich hits it into the leg side, fielded by Vaas
44.5
0
Fernando to Katich, no run, line and length, Katich defends on the front foot, fielded by Fernando
44.4
1
Fernando to Ponting, 1 run, length but down leg, Ponting hits it on the leg side, fielded by Perera

Australian Tri Series (CB Series)

TeamMWLPTNRR
AUS862270.787
SL835140.032
SA83512-0.81