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)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Robin Uthappa c Hopes b Clark3049991061.22
Sachin Tendulkar c Ponting b Clarke911211767075.20
Gautam Gambhir c Johnson b Clarke1516211093.75
Yuvraj Singh c Hayden b Symonds38382722100.00
MS Dhoni (c)†c Clarke b Bracken3637522197.29
Rohit Sharma c Symonds b Clarke2560040.00
Irfan Pathan  b Bracken1220241060.00
Harbhajan Singh lbw b Lee33700100.00
Praveen Kumar c Ponting b Bracken77710100.00
Piyush Chawla not out 62810300.00
Sreesanth not out 1240050.00
Extras(lb 5, w 12)17
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 5.16, 220 Mts)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
Brett Lee1005815.80325110
Nathan Bracken913133.44331000
Stuart Clark603215.33142010
Mitchell Johnson603305.50213080
James Hopes602003.33210000
Michael Clarke1005235.20283110
Andrew Symonds302719.0072110
Australia INNINGS (target: 259 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Adam Gilchrist c †Dhoni b Kumar2330066.66
Matthew Hayden run out (Yuvraj Singh/Harbhajan Singh)55681227080.88
Ricky Ponting (c)c Yuvraj Singh b Kumar1790014.28
Michael Clarke  b Kumar1722291077.27
Andrew Symonds lbw b Harbhajan Singh4256812175.00
Michael Hussey c †Dhoni b Sreesanth44426630104.76
James Hopes c Chawla b Pathan63801054178.75
Brett Lee  b Kumar712200058.33
Mitchell Johnson c †Dhoni b Sreesanth86910133.33
Nathan Bracken c Chawla b Pathan1270050.00
Stuart Clark not out 002000.00
Extras(lb 2, w 7)9
TOTAL(49.4 Ov, RR: 5.01, 230 Mts)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
Praveen Kumar1024644.59375000
Sreesanth904324.77322120
Irfan Pathan8.405426.23244040
Harbhajan Singh1004414.40334010
Piyush Chawla904505.00282100
Yuvraj Singh301505.0071000
MATCH DETAILS
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
TossIndia, elected to bat first
SeriesCommonwealth Bank SeriesIndia tour of Australia
Season2007/08
Player Of The Match
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Player Of The Series
Nathan Bracken
Nathan Bracken
Series resultIndia won the best-of-3-finals 2-0
Match numberODI no. 2689
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 - daynight(50-over match)
Umpires
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Simon Taufel
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Tony Hill
TV Umpire
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Bruce Oxenford
Reserve Umpire
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Tim Laycock
Match Referee
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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