Result
2nd Final (D/N), VB Series at Sydney, Feb 12 2006
36/50 ov, target 369
201
Australia won by 167 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
AC Gilchrist c Dilshan b Vaas021000.00
SM Katich lbw b Vaas15100020.00
RT Ponting (c)c Vaas b Perera1241271789397.63
DR Martyn c Jayawardene b Vaas85420160.00
A Symonds lbw b Vaas151127194133118.89
MJ Clarke not out54284660192.85
MEK Hussey not out2381531287.50
Extras(lb 1, nb 2, w 4)7
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 7.36)368/5
Did not bat: GB Hogg, B Lee, SR Clark, NW Bracken 
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Adam Gilchrist, 0.2 ov), 2-2 (Simon Katich, 2.1 ov), 3-10 (Damien Martyn, 2.6 ov), 4-247 (Ricky Ponting, 40.4 ov), 5-320 (Andrew Symonds, 47.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas1005645.60338001
PDRL Perera1017217.20299120
KMDN Kulasekara504108.20154200
M Muralitharan1009909.90116301
TM Dilshan201005.0040000
ST Jayasuriya805206.50133010
HMCM Bandara503707.40103110
Sri Lanka Innings (target: 369 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
MS Atapattu (c)c †Gilchrist b Clark2435632068.57
ST Jayasuriya c Lee b Bracken067000.00
KC Sangakkara  b Bracken13131830100.00
DPMD Jayawardene  b Hogg50486780104.16
RP Arnold not out646210261103.22
TM Dilshan c Ponting b Symonds1314122092.85
CK Kapugedera run out (Clarke/†Gilchrist)1350033.33
WPUJC Vaas c Clarke b Hogg063000.00
HMCM Bandara c Clark b Symonds065000.00
M Muralitharan c Lewis b Bracken27243822112.50
PDRL Perera c Ponting b Bracken023000.00
Extras(lb 4, nb 3, w 2)9
TOTAL(36 Ov, RR: 5.58)201
Did not bat: KMDN Kulasekara 
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 1.4 ov), 2-26 (Kumar Sangakkara, 5.3 ov), 3-74 (Marvan Atapattu, 13.5 ov), 4-116 (Mahela Jayawardene, 20.1 ov), 5-139 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 23.6 ov), 6-145 (Chamara Kapugedera, 25.1 ov), 7-146 (Chaminda Vaas, 26.2 ov), 8-147 (Malinga Bandara, 27.4 ov), 9-200 (Muttiah Muralitharan, 35.2 ov), 10-201 (Ruchira Perera, 35.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
B Lee804205.25335113
NW Bracken603045.00225010
SR Clark502815.60153000
ML Lewis503006.00133000
A Symonds513226.40155000
GB Hogg703525.00252200
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralian Tri Series (CB Series)
Player Of The Match
Andrew Symonds
Series resultBest-of-3-finals level 1-1
Match numberODI no. 2328
Season2005/06
Match days12 February 2006 - day/night match (50-over match)
Sri Lanka replacementHMCM Bandara for KMDN Kulasekara (Australia innings, 24.0 ov)
Australia replacementML Lewis for DR Martyn (Sri Lanka innings, 8.0 ov)
Umpires
Mark Benson
Peter Parker
TV Umpire
Daryl Harper
Match Referee
Jeff Crowe
MATCH NOTES
Australia innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Australia: 50 runs in 10.2 overs (64 balls), Extras 3
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 54 balls (RT Ponting 39, A Symonds 13, Ex 2)
  • RT Ponting: 50 off 52 balls (4 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 17.4 overs (108 balls), Extras 3
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 115 balls (RT Ponting 61, A Symonds 43, Ex 4)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 22.1 - 27.0
  • A Symonds: 50 off 61 balls (4 x 4)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 26.4 overs (164 balls), Extras 5
  • 4th Wicket: 150 runs in 157 balls (RT Ponting 85, A Symonds 69, Ex 4)
  • Drinks: Australia - 178/3 in 31.0 overs (RT Ponting 90, A Symonds 73)
  • RT Ponting: 100 off 108 balls (6 x 4, 3 x 6)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 34.4 overs (213 balls), Extras 6
  • 4th Wicket: 200 runs in 211 balls (RT Ponting 108, A Symonds 97, Ex 5)
  • A Symonds: 100 off 101 balls (9 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Australia: 250 runs in 40.6 overs (251 balls), Extras 6
  • Australia: 300 runs in 45.3 overs (278 balls), Extras 6
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 30 balls (A Symonds 32, MJ Clarke 21, Ex 0)
  • A Symonds: 150 off 125 balls (13 x 4, 3 x 6)
  • Australia: 350 runs in 48.6 overs (300 balls), Extras 7
  • MJ Clarke: 50 off 27 balls (5 x 4)
Sri Lanka innings
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 10.1 overs (64 balls), Extras 4
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 77/3 in 15.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 34, RP Arnold 2)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 17.2 overs (107 balls), Extras 4
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 50 off 47 balls (8 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 28.3 overs (174 balls), Extras 7
  • RP Arnold: 50 off 48 balls (6 x 4)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 176/8 in 32.0 overs (RP Arnold 51, M Muralitharan 15)
  • 9th Wicket: 50 runs in 46 balls (RP Arnold 25, M Muralitharan 27, Ex 2)
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 35.1 overs (216 balls), Extras 9
  • 4th Umpire - NSD Fowler