Result
2nd Final (D/N), Brisbane, Mar 4 2008, Commonwealth Bank Series
258/9
(49.4/50 ov, target 259)
249
India won by 9 runs
Player Of The Match
India Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RV Uthappa c Hopes b Clark3049991061.22
SR Tendulkar c Ponting b Clarke911211767075.20
G Gambhir c Johnson b Clarke1516211093.75
Yuvraj Singh c Hayden b Symonds38382722100.00
MS Dhoni (c) †c Clarke b Bracken3637522197.29
RG Sharma c Symonds b Clarke2560040.00
IK Pathan  b Bracken1220241060.00
Harbhajan Singh lbw b Lee33700100.00
P Kumar c Ponting b Bracken77710100.00
PP Chawla not out62810300.00
S Sreesanth not out1240050.00
Extras(lb 5, w 12)17
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 5.16)258/9
Fall of wickets: 1-94 (Robin Uthappa, 20.5 ov), 2-121 (Gautam Gambhir, 25.2 ov), 3-175 (Yuvraj Singh, 34.6 ov), 4-205 (Sachin Tendulkar, 39.2 ov), 5-209 (Rohit Sharma, 41.1 ov), 6-237 (Irfan Pathan, 47.2 ov), 7-240 (MS Dhoni, 47.6 ov), 8-249 (Harbhajan Singh, 48.5 ov), 9-255 (Praveen Kumar, 49.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
B Lee1005815.80325110
NW Bracken913133.44331000
SR Clark603215.33142010
MG Johnson603305.50213080
JR Hopes602003.33210000
MJ Clarke1005235.20283110
A Symonds302719.0072110
Australia Innings (target: 259 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AC Gilchrist c †Dhoni b Kumar2330066.66
ML Hayden run out (Yuvraj Singh/Harbhajan Singh)55681227080.88
RT Ponting (c)c Yuvraj Singh b Kumar1790014.28
MJ Clarke  b Kumar1722291077.27
A Symonds lbw b Harbhajan Singh4256812175.00
MEK Hussey c †Dhoni b Sreesanth44426630104.76
JR Hopes c Chawla b Pathan63801054178.75
B Lee  b Kumar712200058.33
MG Johnson c †Dhoni b Sreesanth86910133.33
NW Bracken c Chawla b Pathan1270050.00
SR Clark not out00200-
Extras(lb 2, w 7)9
TOTAL(49.4 Ov, RR: 5.01)249
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Adam Gilchrist, 0.3 ov), 2-8 (Ricky Ponting, 2.3 ov), 3-32 (Michael Clarke, 8.6 ov), 4-121 (Matthew Hayden, 25.4 ov), 5-123 (Andrew Symonds, 25.6 ov), 6-199 (Michael Hussey, 41.6 ov), 7-228 (Brett Lee, 46.4 ov), 8-238 (Mitchell Johnson, 48.2 ov), 9-247 (Nathan Bracken, 49.2 ov), 10-249 (James Hopes, 49.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
P Kumar1024644.60375000
S Sreesanth904324.77322120
IK Pathan8.405426.23244040
Harbhajan Singh1004414.40334010
PP Chawla904505.00282100
Yuvraj Singh301505.0071000
MATCH DETAILS
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesCommonwealth Bank Series 2008
Player Of The Match
Praveen Kumar
Player Of The Series
Nathan Bracken
Series resultIndia won the best-of-3-finals 2-0
Match numberODI no. 2689
Season2007/08
Hours of play (local time)13.15 start, First Session 13.15-16.45 Interval 16.45-17.30, Second Session 17.30-21.00
Match days4 March 2008 - day/night match (50-over match)
Umpires
Tony Hill
Simon Taufel
TV Umpire
Bruce Oxenford
Reserve Umpire
Tim Laycock
Match Referee
Jeff Crowe
MATCH NOTES
India innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • India: 50 runs in 12.3 overs (79 balls), Extras 4
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 79 balls (RV Uthappa 23, SR Tendulkar 24, Ex 4)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • Drinks: India - 73/0 in 16.0 overs (RV Uthappa 25, SR Tendulkar 42)
  • SR Tendulkar: 50 off 70 balls (5 x 4)
  • India: 100 runs in 21.5 overs (141 balls), Extras 10
  • Drinks: India - 144/2 in 30.0 overs (SR Tendulkar 72, Yuvraj Singh 15)
  • India: 150 runs in 30.3 overs (194 balls), Extras 12
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 56 balls (SR Tendulkar 14, Yuvraj Singh 36, Ex 2)
  • India: 200 runs in 37.5 overs (239 balls), Extras 13
  • India: 250 runs in 48.6 overs (306 balls), Extras 17
  • Innings Break: India - 258/9 in 50.0 overs (Chawla 6, S Sreesanth 1)
Australia innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Australia: 50 runs in 12.2 overs (76 balls), Extras 2
  • Drinks: Australia - 53/3 in 14.0 overs (ML Hayden 19, A Symonds 12)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 73 balls (ML Hayden 22, A Symonds 22, Ex 6)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 22.6 overs (144 balls), Extras 6
  • ML Hayden: 50 off 62 balls (6 x 4)
  • Drinks: Australia - 138/5 in 30.0 overs (MEK Hussey 11, JR Hopes 3)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 32.4 overs (202 balls), Extras 7
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 68 balls (MEK Hussey 34, JR Hopes 15, Ex 1)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 42.3 overs (262 balls), Extras 8
  • JR Hopes: 50 off 69 balls (4 x 4)
  • Match Scorers: Venkat Raghav and Binoy George