Result
Final (N), Karachi, Jul 6 2008, Asia Cup
273
(39.3/50 ov, target 274)
173
Sri Lanka won by 100 runs
Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ST Jayasuriya c I Sharma b Sehwag12511414695109.64
KC Sangakkara run out (Raina)43610133.33
DPMD Jayawardene (c)c RG Sharma b I Sharma1119251057.89
CK Kapugedera c Raina b I Sharma511211045.45
LPC Silva  b I Sharma022000.00
TM Dilshan c †Dhoni b Pathan56741003075.67
WPUJC Vaas  b Singh1932401059.37
KMDN Kulasekara not out29295330100.00
T Thushara lbw b Singh58150062.50
BAW Mendis  b Singh84320200.00
M Muralitharan c †Dhoni b Pathan2340066.66
Extras(lb 8, w 1)9
TOTAL(49.5 Ov, RR: 5.47)273
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Kumar Sangakkara, 1.4 ov), 2-34 (Mahela Jayawardene, 7.2 ov), 3-66 (Chamara Kapugedera, 11.4 ov), 4-66 (Chamara Silva, 11.6 ov), 5-197 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 35.3 ov), 6-213 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 38.5 ov), 7-236 (Chaminda Vaas, 44.5 ov), 8-256 (Thilan Thushara, 48.1 ov), 9-264 (Ajantha Mendis, 48.5 ov), 10-273 (Muttiah Muralitharan, 49.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RP Singh916737.44308310
I Sharma1015235.20375200
IK Pathan9.506726.81238000
PP Ojha1013803.80280000
V Sehwag803013.75210000
RG Sharma301103.6690000
India Innings (target: 274 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Gambhir c Dilshan b Vaas613221046.15
V Sehwag st †Sangakkara b Mendis603646120166.66
SK Raina  b Mendis1621443076.19
Yuvraj Singh  b Mendis022000.00
MS Dhoni (c) †c †Sangakkara b Vaas49741044066.21
RG Sharma lbw b Mendis3880037.50
RV Uthappa lbw b Muralitharan2041432048.78
IK Pathan c Jayawardene b Mendis26170033.33
RP Singh  b Mendis012000.00
PP Ojha not out617320035.29
I Sharma  b Kulasekara818191044.44
Extras(b 2, w 1)3
TOTAL(39.3 Ov, RR: 4.37)173
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Gautam Gambhir, 4.6 ov), 2-76 (Virender Sehwag, 9.2 ov), 3-76 (Yuvraj Singh, 9.4 ov), 4-93 (Suresh Raina, 13.3 ov), 5-97 (Rohit Sharma, 15.2 ov), 6-135 (Robin Uthappa, 26.6 ov), 7-154 (Irfan Pathan, 31.3 ov), 8-154 (RP Singh, 31.4 ov), 9-160 (MS Dhoni, 34.2 ov), 10-173 (Ishant Sharma, 39.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas905526.113311000
KMDN Kulasekara6.302614.00243000
T Thushara805106.37217010
BAW Mendis811361.62360000
M Muralitharan802613.25302000
MATCH DETAILS
National Stadium, Karachi
TossIndia , elected to field first
SeriesAsia Cup 2008
Player Of The Match
Ajantha Mendis
Player Of The Series
Ajantha Mendis
Series resultSri Lanka won the 2008 Asia Cup
Match numberODI no. 2735
Season2008
Hours of play (local time)16.00 start, First Session 16.00-19.30 Interval 19.30-20.15, Second Session 20.15-23.45
Match days6 July 2008 - night match (50-over match)
Umpires
Tony Hill
Simon Taufel
TV Umpire
Zameer Haider
Reserve Umpire
Ahsan Raza
Match Referee
Alan Hurst
MATCH NOTES
Sri Lanka innings
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 9.5 overs (59 balls), Extras 0
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • ST Jayasuriya: 50 off 43 balls (6 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 87/4 in 15.0 overs (ST Jayasuriya 61, TM Dilshan 2)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 15.3 overs (93 balls), Extras 4
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 30 balls (ST Jayasuriya 46, TM Dilshan 4, Ex 0)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 23.3 overs (141 balls), Extras 6
  • ST Jayasuriya: 100 off 79 balls (9 x 4, 5 x 6)
  • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 89 balls (ST Jayasuriya 67, TM Dilshan 31, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 192/4 in 34.0 overs (ST Jayasuriya 123, TM Dilshan 42)
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 36.1 overs (217 balls), Extras 7
  • TM Dilshan: 50 off 68 balls (3 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 250 runs in 47.3 overs (286 balls), Extras 9
  • Innings Break: Sri Lanka - 273/10 in 49.5 overs (KMDN Kulasekara 29)
India innings
  • India: 50 runs in 6.6 overs (42 balls), Extras 2
  • V Sehwag: 50 off 26 balls (10 x 4)
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Drinks: India - 93/4 in 13.3 overs (MS Dhoni 9)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • India: 100 runs in 17.2 overs (104 balls), Extras 2
  • India: 150 runs in 30.4 overs (185 balls), Extras 3
  • Drinks: India - 154/7 in 31.3 overs (MS Dhoni 44)