result
Final (N), Karachi, Jul 6 2008, Asia Cup
(39.3/50 ov, target 274)173
Sri Lanka won by 100 runs
player of the match
Ajantha Mendis
Sri Lanka (and Ceylon)
Sri Lanka INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sanath Jayasuriya c I Sharma b Sehwag12511414695109.64
Kumar Sangakkara run out (Raina)43610133.33
Mahela Jayawardene (c)c RG Sharma b I Sharma1119251057.89
Chamara Kapugedera c Raina b I Sharma511211045.45
Chamara Silva  b I Sharma022000.00
Tillakaratne Dilshan c †Dhoni b Pathan56741003075.67
Chaminda Vaas  b Singh1932401059.37
Nuwan Kulasekara not out 29295330100.00
Thilan Thushara lbw b Singh58150062.50
Ajantha Mendis  b Singh84320200.00
Muttiah Muralitharan c †Dhoni b Pathan2340066.66
Extras(lb 8, w 1)9
TOTAL(49.5 Ov, RR: 5.47, 212 Mts)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
Ishant Sharma1015235.20375200
Irfan Pathan9.506726.81238000
Pragyan Ojha1013803.80280000
Virender Sehwag803013.75210000
Rohit Sharma301103.6690000
India INNINGS (target: 274 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Gautam Gambhir c Dilshan b Vaas613221046.15
Virender Sehwag st †Sangakkara b Mendis603646120166.66
Suresh Raina  b Mendis1621443076.19
Yuvraj Singh  b Mendis022000.00
MS Dhoni (c)†c †Sangakkara b Vaas49741044066.21
Rohit Sharma lbw b Mendis3880037.50
Robin Uthappa lbw b Muralitharan2041432048.78
Irfan Pathan c Jayawardene b Mendis26170033.33
RP Singh  b Mendis012000.00
Pragyan Ojha not out 617320035.29
Ishant Sharma  b Kulasekara818191044.44
Extras(b 2, w 1)3
TOTAL(39.3 Ov, RR: 4.37, 174 Mts)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
Chaminda Vaas905526.113311000
Nuwan Kulasekara6.302614.00243000
Thilan Thushara805106.37217010
Ajantha Mendis811361.62360000
Muttiah Muralitharan802613.25302000
MATCH DETAILS
National Stadium, Karachi
TossIndia, elected to field first
SeriesAsia Cup
Season2008
Player Of The Match
Ajantha Mendis
Ajantha Mendis
Player Of The Series
Ajantha Mendis
Ajantha Mendis
Series resultSri Lanka (and Ceylon) won the 2008 Asia Cup
Match numberODI no. 2735
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(50-over match)
Umpires
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Simon Taufel
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Tony Hill
TV Umpire
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Zameer Haider
Reserve Umpire
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Ahsan Raza
Match Referee
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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)