Result
3rd Final (D/N), Adelaide, Mar 8 2012, Commonwealth Bank Series
231
(48.5/50 ov, target 232)
215
Australia won by 16 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia
Australia Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MS Wade c †Sangakkara b Herath49741073066.21
DA Warner c †Sangakkara b Maharoof48455751106.66
SR Watson (c)c Herath b Dilshan19183211105.55
MEK Hussey run out (Dilshan)1380033.33
DJ Hussey lbw b Maharoof1929431065.51
PJ Forrest  b Herath37100042.85
DT Christian c Jayawardene b Maharoof1926472073.07
B Lee  b Kulasekara3254752059.25
CJ McKay c Maharoof b Herath2832343187.50
XJ Doherty not out58180062.50
NM Lyon c sub (SMSM Senanayake) b Kulasekara011000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 3, w 3)8
TOTAL(49.3 Ov, RR: 4.66)231
Fall of wickets: 1-75 (David Warner, 13.6 ov), 2-115 (Shane Watson, 20.4 ov), 3-119 (Michael Hussey, 21.6 ov), 4-123 (Matthew Wade, 24.1 ov), 5-135 (Peter Forrest, 26.4 ov), 6-151 (David Hussey, 31.6 ov), 7-177 (Daniel Christian, 37.3 ov), 8-217 (Clint McKay, 45.5 ov), 9-231 (Brett Lee, 49.2 ov), 10-231 (Nathan Lyon, 49.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
TM Dilshan1014114.10342110
KMDN Kulasekara9.304024.21363110
SL Malinga1006906.90278010
MF Maharoof1004034.00311100
HMRKB Herath1003633.60333000
Sri Lanka Innings (target: 232 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
DPMD Jayawardene (c) b McKay1527461055.55
TM Dilshan c DJ Hussey b Lee881220100.00
KC Sangakkara c Watson b Lee1991730211.11
LD Chandimal lbw b McKay5771071.42
HDRL Thirimanne c Warner b Watson3057821052.63
WU Tharanga c †Wade b Watson711221583158.19
CK Kapugedera c †Wade b McKay718350038.88
KMDN Kulasekara c Lyon b Lee15101420150.00
MF Maharoof not out1824491075.00
HMRKB Herath  b McKay022000.00
SL Malinga  b McKay69121066.66
Extras(lb 9, w 12)21
TOTAL(48.5 Ov, RR: 4.4)215
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 2.6 ov), 2-47 (Kumar Sangakkara, 6.2 ov), 3-52 (Dinesh Chandimal, 7.3 ov), 4-53 (Mahela Jayawardene, 9.3 ov), 5-113 (Lahiru Thirimanne, 26.4 ov), 6-142 (Chamara Kapugedera, 35.5 ov), 7-172 (Nuwan Kulasekara, 38.5 ov), 8-204 (Upul Tharanga, 45.6 ov), 9-205 (Rangana Herath, 46.3 ov), 10-215 (Lasith Malinga, 48.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
B Lee805937.37226030
XJ Doherty804906.12286120
CJ McKay9.512852.84401000
SR Watson711321.85290000
NM Lyon803604.50212000
DT Christian812102.62290000
MATCH DETAILS
Adelaide Oval
TossSri Lanka , elected to field first
SeriesCommonwealth Bank Series 2012
Player Of The Match
Clint McKay
Player Of The Series
Tillakaratne Dilshan
Series resultAustralia won the best-of-3-finals 2-1
Match numberODI no. 3257
Season2011/12
Hours of play (local time)13.50 start, First Session 13.50-17.20, Interval 17.20-18.05, Second Session 18.05-21.35
Match days8 March 2012 - day/night match (50-over match)
ODI debut
Nathan Lyon
Umpires
Asad Rauf
Bruce Oxenford
TV Umpire
Simon Fry
Reserve Umpire
Tony Ward
Match Referee
Chris Broad
MATCH NOTES
Australia innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 10.0 (Mandatory - 56 runs, 0 wicket)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 8.5 overs (53 balls), Extras 2
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 53 balls (MS Wade 13, DA Warner 35, Ex 2)
  • Powerplay 2: Overs 15.1 - 20.0 (Bowling side - 34 runs, 0 wicket)
  • Drinks: Australia - 98/1 in 18.0 overs (MS Wade 36, SR Watson 10)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 18.4 overs (112 balls), Extras 4
  • Australia: 150 runs in 31.3 overs (189 balls), Extras 5
  • Drinks: Australia - 151/6 in 32.0 overs (DT Christian 7)
  • Powerplay 3: Overs 35.1 - 40.0 (Batting side - 25 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 42.4 overs (256 balls), Extras 8
  • Innings Break: Australia - 231/10 in 49.3 overs (XJ Doherty 5)
Sri Lanka innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 10.0 (Mandatory - 55 runs, 4 wickets)
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 6.4 overs (40 balls), Extras 6
  • Powerplay 2: Overs 15.1 - 20.0 (Bowling side - 20 runs, 0 wicket)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 71/4 in 16.0 overs (HDRL Thirimanne 11, WU Tharanga 6)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 22.1 overs (133 balls), Extras 7
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 81 balls (HDRL Thirimanne 28, WU Tharanga 19, Ex 6)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 134/5 in 33.0 overs (WU Tharanga 39, CK Kapugedera 5)
  • Powerplay 3: Overs 35.1 - 40.0 (Batting side - 35 runs, 2 wickets)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 36.3 overs (219 balls), Extras 16
  • WU Tharanga: 50 off 94 balls (3 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 44.2 overs (266 balls), Extras 21