Result
3rd Final (D/N), Brisbane, Feb 14 2006, VB Series
266/9
(45.3/50 ov, target 267)
267/1
Australia won by 9 wickets (with 27 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MS Atapattu (c)c Symonds b Bracken716-1043.75
ST Jayasuriya c Symonds b Bracken612-1050.00
KC Sangakkara lbw b Clarke5985-5069.41
DPMD Jayawardene c Katich b Clark8691-8094.50
RP Arnold c Ponting b Bracken7671-40107.04
TM Dilshan c Hussey b Clark34-0075.00
CK Kapugedera c Symonds b Lewis96-01150.00
WPUJC Vaas run out (Lee/Lewis)1112-0091.66
M Muralitharan run out (†Gilchrist)33-00100.00
CRD Fernando not out11-00100.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 1, w 2)5
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 5.32)266/9
Did not bat: PDRL Perera 
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 3.1 ov), 2-28 (Marvan Atapattu, 7.5 ov), 3-128 (Kumar Sangakkara, 28.2 ov), 4-204 (Mahela Jayawardene, 40.6 ov), 5-213 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 42.2 ov), 6-238 (Chamara Kapugedera, 45.2 ov), 7-259 (Russel Arnold, 48.5 ov), 8-265 (Muttiah Muralitharan, 49.5 ov), 9-266 (Chaminda Vaas, 49.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
B Lee1005805.80274110
NW Bracken1014434.40334000
ML Lewis1015215.20294001
SR Clark1004524.50283000
A Symonds503907.8054000
MJ Clarke502615.20110010
Australia Innings (target: 267 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AC Gilchrist  b Muralitharan12291-134134.06
SM Katich not out107142-9075.35
RT Ponting (c)not out2841-1068.29
Extras(lb 5, nb 1, w 4)10
TOTAL(45.3 Ov, RR: 5.86)267/1
Fall of wickets: 1-196 (Adam Gilchrist, 32.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas1004504.50366000
PDRL Perera815006.25266110
CRD Fernando604507.50145111
TM Dilshan3.302106.0071000
M Muralitharan1015015.00345020
HMCM Bandara603606.00120100
DPMD Jayawardene201507.5040100
MATCH DETAILS
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
TossSri Lanka , elected to bat first
SeriesVB Series 2006
Player Of The Match
Adam Gilchrist
Player Of The Series
Andrew Symonds
Series resultAustralia won the best-of-3-finals 2-1
Match numberODI no. 2330
Season2005/06
Match days14 February 2006 - day/night match (50-over match)
Sri Lanka replacementHMCM Bandara for CK Kapugedera (Australia innings, 24.1 ov)
Umpires
Aleem Dar
Daryl Harper
TV Umpire
Peter Parker
Match Referee
Jeff Crowe
MATCH NOTES
4th umpire: BNJ Oxenford
  • Sri Lanka innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 14.1 overs (86 balls), Extras 1
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 64/2 in 16.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 31, DPMD Jayawardene 19)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 75 balls (KC Sangakkara 25, DPMD Jayawardene 25, Ex 0)
  • KC Sangakkara: 50 off 70 balls (5 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 23.5 overs (144 balls), Extras 1
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 50 off 54 balls (6 x 4)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 133/3 in 30.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 56, RP Arnold 3)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 31.5 overs (192 balls), Extras 2
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 55 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 23, RP Arnold 28, Ex 1)
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 39.5 overs (241 balls), Extras 3
  • RP Arnold: 50 off 48 balls (3 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 250 runs in 47.5 overs (290 balls), Extras 5
  • Australia innings
  • Australia: 50 runs in 11.4 overs (70 balls), Extras 0
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 70 balls (AC Gilchrist 24, SM Katich 26, Ex 0)
  • Power Play 2: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • Drinks: Australia - 86/0 in 17.0 overs (AC Gilchrist 49, SM Katich 36)
  • AC Gilchrist: 50 off 38 balls (7 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 17.5 overs (108 balls), Extras 2
  • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 108 balls (AC Gilchrist 61, SM Katich 41, Ex 2)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 24.4 overs (150 balls), Extras 5
  • AC Gilchrist: 100 off 67 balls (13 x 4, 3 x 6)
  • 1st Wicket: 150 runs in 152 balls (AC Gilchrist 102, SM Katich 53, Ex 5)
  • SM Katich: 50 off 83 balls (5 x 4)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 32.6 overs (200 balls), Extras 5
  • Australia: 250 runs in 43.1 overs (263 balls), Extras 9
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 68 balls (SM Katich 32, RT Ponting 23, Ex 4)
  • SM Katich: 100 off 136 balls (8 x 4)