Result
3rd Match (D/N), Commonwealth Bank Series at Sydney, Feb 8 2008
31.3/50 ov, target 254
125
Australia won by 128 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
AC Gilchrist lbw b Kapugedera61811363175.30
ML Hayden c Jayawardene b Amerasinghe4250575084.00
RT Ponting (c)c Jayawardene b Vaas922341040.90
MJ Clarke not out77861262189.53
A Symonds c Kapugedera b Vaas1217190070.58
MEK Hussey c Dilshan b Amerasinghe1013231076.92
JR Hopes c Dilshan b Malinga34293620117.24
B Lee not out021000.00
Extras(lb 2, w 6)8
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 5.06)253/6
Did not bat: NW Bracken, GB Hogg, MG Johnson 
Fall of wickets: 1-65 (Matthew Hayden, 12.5 ov), 2-88 (Ricky Ponting, 19.5 ov), 3-139 (Adam Gilchrist, 31.4 ov), 4-160 (Andrew Symonds, 36.4 ov), 5-190 (Michael Hussey, 41.4 ov), 6-253 (James Hopes, 49.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas1013423.40383000
SL Malinga1005515.50271110
MKDI Amerasinghe1006626.60289010
M Muralitharan1004204.20280100
CK Kapugedera1005415.40191000
Sri Lanka Innings (target: 254 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
WU Tharanga c †Gilchrist b Bracken1018231055.55
ST Jayasuriya  b Lee713211053.84
KC Sangakkara lbw b Bracken42416570102.43
DPMD Jayawardene (c)c †Gilchrist b Johnson616290037.50
LPC Silva c †Gilchrist b Hogg732390021.87
TM Dilshan c Lee b Bracken14101701140.00
CK Kapugedera c Hayden b Bracken022000.00
WPUJC Vaas run out (Ponting)1830343060.00
SL Malinga run out (Symonds)210170020.00
M Muralitharan c Symonds b Bracken1114170178.57
MKDI Amerasinghe not out0410000.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 1, w 4)8
TOTAL(31.3 Ov, RR: 3.96)125
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 4.6 ov), 2-18 (Upul Tharanga, 5.1 ov), 3-57 (Mahela Jayawardene, 11.3 ov), 4-74 (Kumar Sangakkara, 19.3 ov), 5-81 (Chamara Silva, 20.6 ov), 6-84 (Chamara Kapugedera, 21.3 ov), 7-93 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 23.5 ov), 8-105 (Lasith Malinga, 27.3 ov), 9-114 (Chaminda Vaas, 29.1 ov), 10-125 (Muttiah Muralitharan, 31.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
B Lee713414.85296011
NW Bracken8.304755.52314210
MG Johnson53911.80250010
JR Hopes501503.00191000
GB Hogg611712.83231010
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralian Tri Series (CB Series)
Player Of The Match
Nathan Bracken
Match numberODI no. 2673
Season2007/08
Hours of play (local time)14.15 start, First Session 14.15-17.45 Interval 17.45-18.30, Second Session 18.30-22.00
Match days8 February 2008 - day/night match (50-over match)
Umpires
Tony Hill
Simon Taufel
TV Umpire
Peter Parker
Reserve Umpire
Gerard Abood
Match Referee
Jeff Crowe
PointsAustralia 5, Sri Lanka 0
MATCH NOTES
Australia innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Australia: 50 runs in 10.5 overs (65 balls), Extras 0
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 65 balls (AC Gilchrist 12, ML Hayden 41, Ex 0)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • Drinks: Australia - 72/1 in 16.0 overs (AC Gilchrist 29, RT Ponting 1)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 22.5 overs (137 balls), Extras 0
  • AC Gilchrist: 50 off 67 balls (3 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 66 balls (AC Gilchrist 24, MJ Clarke 27, Ex 0)
  • Drinks: Australia - 139/3 in 31.4 overs (MJ Clarke 27)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 33.5 overs (203 balls), Extras 0
  • MJ Clarke: 50 off 63 balls (2 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 43.3 overs (262 balls), Extras 1
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 39 balls (MJ Clarke 17, JR Hopes 27, Ex 6)
  • Australia: 250 runs in 49.1 overs (297 balls), Extras 8
  • Innings Break: Australia - 253/6 in 50.0 overs (MJ Clarke 77, B Lee 0)
Sri Lanka innings
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 9.2 overs (58 balls), Extras 2
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 67/3 in 16.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 39, LPC Silva 2)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 25.3 overs (157 balls), Extras 6
  • Match Scorers: M Venkat Raghav and Binoy George