result
Final, Bridgetown, Apr 28 2007, ICC World Cup
(36/36 ov, target 269)215/8
Australia won by 53 runs (D/L method)
player of the match
Australia INNINGS (38 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Adam Gilchrist c Silva b Fernando149104129138143.26
Matthew Hayden c Jayawardene b Malinga38551003169.09
Ricky Ponting (c)run out (Jayawardene)3742531188.09
Andrew Symonds not out 23213920109.52
Shane Watson  b Malinga33300100.00
Michael Clarke not out 861010133.33
Extras(lb 4, nb 3, w 16)23
TOTAL(38 Ov, RR: 7.39, 169 Mts)281/4
Fall of wickets: 1-172 (Matthew Hayden, 22.5 ov), 2-224 (Adam Gilchrist, 30.3 ov), 3-261 (Ricky Ponting, 35.4 ov), 4-266 (Shane Watson, 36.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas805406.75255112
Lasith Malinga814926.12265200
Dilhara Fernando807419.25137241
Muttiah Muralitharan704406.28131120
Tillakaratne Dilshan2023011.5040210
Sanath Jayasuriya503306.60132200
Sri Lanka INNINGS (target: 269 runs from 36 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Upul Tharanga c †Gilchrist b Bracken68111075.00
Sanath Jayasuriya  b Clarke63671089094.02
Kumar Sangakkara c Ponting b Hogg54527261103.84
Mahela Jayawardene (c)lbw b Watson19193110100.00
Chamara Silva  b Clarke2122411195.45
Tillakaratne Dilshan run out (Clarke/McGrath)14132020107.69
Russel Arnold c †Gilchrist b McGrath1290050.00
Chaminda Vaas not out 1121200052.38
Lasith Malinga st †Gilchrist b Symonds106601166.66
Dilhara Fernando not out 1660016.66
Extras(lb 1, w 14)15
TOTAL(36 Ov, RR: 5.97, 171 Mts)215/8
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Upul Tharanga, 2.1 ov), 2-123 (Kumar Sangakkara, 19.5 ov), 3-145 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 22.6 ov), 4-156 (Mahela Jayawardene, 25.5 ov), 5-188 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 29.6 ov), 6-190 (Chamara Silva, 30.1 ov), 7-194 (Russel Arnold, 31.5 ov), 8-211 (Lasith Malinga, 33.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Nathan Bracken613415.66215010
Shaun Tait604207.00176020
Glenn McGrath703114.42242110
Shane Watson704917.00155030
Brad Hogg301916.3372000
Michael Clarke503326.60140220
Andrew Symonds20613.0070000
MATCH DETAILS
Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesICC World Cup
Season2006/07
Player Of The Match
Adam Gilchrist
Adam Gilchrist
Player Of The Series
Glenn McGrath
Glenn McGrath
Series resultAustralia won the 2006/07 ICC World Cup
Match numberODI no. 2581
Hours of play (local time)12.15 start, First Session 12.15-14.55. Interval 14.55-15.05, Second Session 15.05-17.45
Match days28 April 2007 - day(50-over match)
Umpires
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Aleem Dar
West Indies Image
Steve Bucknor
TV Umpire
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Rudi Koertzen
Reserve Umpire
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Billy Bowden
Match Referee
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Jeff Crowe
MATCH NOTES
  • Australia innings
  • Match reduced to 38 overs per side
  • Australia: 50 runs in 10.3 overs (64 balls), Extras 1
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 64 balls (AC Gilchrist 35, ML Hayden 15, Ex 1)
  • AC Gilchrist: 50 off 43 balls (5 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 16.2 overs (102 balls), Extras 8
  • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 102 balls (AC Gilchrist 74, ML Hayden 22, Ex 8)
  • Drinks: Australia - 135/0 in 19.0 overs (AC Gilchrist 95, ML Hayden 30)
  • Power Play 2: Overs 19.1 - 24.0
  • AC Gilchrist: 100 off 72 balls (8 x 4, 6 x 6)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 21.1 overs (133 balls), Extras 10
  • 1st Wicket: 150 runs in 133 balls (AC Gilchrist 105, ML Hayden 38, Ex 10)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 27.3 overs (173 balls), Extras 16
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 44 balls (AC Gilchrist 29, RT Ponting 19, Ex 2)
  • Australia: 250 runs in 34.4 overs (217 balls), Extras 21
  • Sri Lanka innings
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 10.6 overs (70 balls), Extras 4
  • Power Play 2: Overs 11.1 - 15.0
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 64 balls (ST Jayasuriya 33, KC Sangakkara 14, Ex 3)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 15.3 overs (99 balls), Extras 8
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 106/1 in 17.0 overs (ST Jayasuriya 49, KC Sangakkara 43)
  • ST Jayasuriya: 50 off 51 balls (8 x 4)
  • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 95 balls (ST Jayasuriya 51, KC Sangakkara 43, Ex 7)
  • KC Sangakkara: 50 off 50 balls (5 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Rain: Sri Lanka - 149/3 in 24.5 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 17, LPC Silva 1)
  • Sri Lanka target revised to 269 runs from 36 overs, 2 overs lost
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 24.6 overs (156 balls), Extras 8
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 32.5 overs (205 balls), Extras 13
  • Bad Light: Sri Lanka - 206/7 in 33.0 overs (WPUJC Vaas 6, SL Malinga 9)
  • One Day International Scorer: Binoy George
  • Official Attendance - 20,108