Result
6th Match (D/N), Perth, Feb 15 2008, Commonwealth Bank Series
236
(45.3/50 ov, target 237)
173
Australia won by 63 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AC Gilchrist c Kapugedera b Malinga1181321949389.39
ML Hayden c Maharoof b Malinga411170036.36
RT Ponting (c)c Jayawardene b Vaas25253540100.00
MJ Clarke st †Sangakkara b Muralitharan43691054062.31
A Symonds c †Sangakkara b Maharoof4850050.00
MEK Hussey c Jayawardene b Kulasekara2528530189.28
JR Hopes c Jayasuriya b Kulasekara25100040.00
GB Hogg  b Malinga510110050.00
B Lee  b Malinga26120033.33
MG Johnson run out (Dilshan)012000.00
NW Bracken not out1450025.00
Extras(b 1, lb 1, nb 1, w 4)7
TOTAL(49.4 Ov, RR: 4.75)236
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Matthew Hayden, 3.6 ov), 2-66 (Ricky Ponting, 12.1 ov), 3-171 (Michael Clarke, 36.2 ov), 4-177 (Andrew Symonds, 37.4 ov), 5-206 (Adam Gilchrist, 43.2 ov), 6-217 (James Hopes, 45.1 ov), 7-232 (Brad Hogg, 47.4 ov), 8-232 (Michael Hussey, 48.1 ov), 9-233 (Mitchell Johnson, 48.4 ov), 10-236 (Brett Lee, 49.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas1003513.50424000
SL Malinga9.414744.86396130
MF Maharoof1005315.30303111
KMDN Kulasekara1005225.20314200
M Muralitharan1004714.70220000
Sri Lanka Innings (target: 237 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
TM Dilshan  b Johnson1113232084.61
ST Jayasuriya c Hopes b Bracken12101420120.00
KC Sangakkara  b Lee801141804070.17
DPMD Jayawardene (c)c Ponting b Johnson2125274084.00
LPC Silva c Symonds b Bracken01011000.00
CK Kapugedera c Hussey b Hopes2660712043.33
MF Maharoof c sub (BJ Haddin) b Hogg716251043.75
WPUJC Vaas c †Gilchrist b Hogg011000.00
KMDN Kulasekara c Symonds b Bracken075000.00
SL Malinga  b Johnson518151027.77
M Muralitharan not out00200-
Extras(lb 7, nb 1, w 3)11
TOTAL(45.3 Ov, RR: 3.8)173
Fall of wickets: 1-29 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 3.1 ov), 2-35 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 4.2 ov), 3-71 (Mahela Jayawardene, 10.5 ov), 4-76 (Chamara Silva, 13.6 ov), 5-129 (Chamara Kapugedera, 32.5 ov), 6-159 (Farveez Maharoof, 39.1 ov), 7-159 (Chaminda Vaas, 39.2 ov), 8-160 (Nuwan Kulasekara, 40.5 ov), 9-173 (Lasith Malinga, 44.6 ov), 10-173 (Kumar Sangakkara, 45.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
B Lee8.304915.76307001
NW Bracken822132.62392010
MG Johnson1022932.90453010
JR Hopes912612.88331000
GB Hogg1014124.10343010
MATCH DETAILS
W.A.C.A. Ground, Perth
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesCommonwealth Bank Series 2008
Player Of The Match
Adam Gilchrist
Match numberODI no. 2679
Season2007/08
Hours of play (local time)13.30 start, First Session 13.30-17.00 Interval 17.00-17.45, Second Session 17.45-21.15
Match days15 February 2008 - day/night match (50-over match)
Umpires
Rudi Koertzen
Daryl Harper
TV Umpire
Peter Parker
Reserve Umpire
Mick Martell
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 10.3 overs (64 balls), Extras 1
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 49 balls (AC Gilchrist 24, RT Ponting 25, Ex 1)
  • Drinks: Australia - 74/2 in 15.0 overs (AC Gilchrist 43, MJ Clarke 1)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • AC Gilchrist: 50 off 57 balls (6 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 20.2 overs (123 balls), Extras 1
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 66 balls (AC Gilchrist 38, MJ Clarke 12, Ex 0)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 30.6 overs (187 balls), Extras 1
  • Drinks: Australia - 158/2 in 32.0 overs (AC Gilchrist 89, MJ Clarke 38)
  • 3rd Wicket: 100 runs in 136 balls (AC Gilchrist 57, MJ Clarke 42, Ex 1)
  • AC Gilchrist: 100 off 117 balls (9 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 41.4 overs (253 balls), Extras 3
  • Innings Break: Australia - 236/10 in 49.4 overs (NW Bracken 1)
Sri Lanka innings
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 7.1 overs (45 balls), Extras 8
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 76/4 in 14.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 24)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 16.1 - 21.0
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 23.1 overs (141 balls), Extras 8
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 110 balls (KC Sangakkara 23, CK Kapugedera 26, Ex 1)
  • KC Sangakkara: 50 off 80 balls (3 x 4)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 129/5 in 32.5 overs (KC Sangakkara 50)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 37.2 overs (226 balls), Extras 9
  • Match Scorer: Binoy George