result
3rd ODI (D/N), Colombo, Aug 24 2008, India tour of Sri Lanka
237/9
(49/50 ov, target 238)204
India won by 33 runs
player of the match
India INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Virat Kohli run out (Silva)2538404065.78
Gautam Gambhir lbw b Kulasekara820450040.00
Yuvraj Singh c Jayawardene b Kulasekara1217250170.58
Suresh Raina run out (Dilshan/†Sangakkara)53801094166.25
S Badrinath c Vaas b Mendis619420031.57
MS Dhoni (c)†c Jayawardene b Mendis7680998095.00
Rohit Sharma c Kapugedera b Thushara32323930100.00
Harbhajan Singh c †Sangakkara b Mendis26110033.33
Praveen Kumar not out 23110066.66
Zaheer Khan c Muralitharan b Thushara1690016.66
Extras(b 2, lb 6, nb 1, w 11)20
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.74, 219 Mts)237/9
Did not bat: Munaf Patel 
Fall of wickets: 1-39 (Virat Kohli, 8.5 ov), 2-40 (Gautam Gambhir, 9.4 ov), 3-62 (Yuvraj Singh, 13.6 ov), 4-91 (S Badrinath, 22.5 ov), 5-145 (Suresh Raina, 34.5 ov), 6-212 (Rohit Sharma, 45.5 ov), 7-229 (Harbhajan Singh, 48.2 ov), 8-229 (MS Dhoni, 48.3 ov), 9-237 (Zaheer Khan, 49.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas1023303.30464020
Nuwan Kulasekara713224.57293120
Thilan Thushara913624.00342050
Ajantha Mendis1005635.60295111
Muttiah Muralitharan904805.33224000
Sanath Jayasuriya502404.80111000
Sri Lanka INNINGS (target: 238 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sanath Jayasuriya c †Dhoni b Kumar1315193086.66
Kumar Sangakkara lbw b Khan912242075.00
Chamara Kapugedera lbw b Kumar1217191170.58
Mahela Jayawardene (c)c Kumar b Patel941111766184.68
Chamara Silva lbw b Khan1550020.00
Tillakaratne Dilshan c †Dhoni b Patel1621313076.19
Chaminda Vaas  b Harbhajan Singh045000.00
Nuwan Kulasekara lbw b Yuvraj Singh1130340036.66
Thilan Thushara  b Khan3055702054.54
Ajantha Mendis not out 610250060.00
Muttiah Muralitharan  b Patel614130042.85
Extras(lb 2, w 4)6
TOTAL(49 Ov, RR: 4.16, 215 Mts)204
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 4.1 ov), 2-26 (Kumar Sangakkara, 5.2 ov), 3-37 (Chamara Kapugedera, 8.4 ov), 4-40 (Chamara Silva, 9.4 ov), 5-58 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 16.3 ov), 6-59 (Chaminda Vaas, 17.2 ov), 7-94 (Nuwan Kulasekara, 26.5 ov), 8-175 (Thilan Thushara, 43.5 ov), 9-192 (Mahela Jayawardene, 45.4 ov), 10-204 (Muttiah Muralitharan, 48.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Praveen Kumar1006226.20347220
Zaheer Khan1032332.29473010
Munaf Patel1014234.20334000
Harbhajan Singh1002912.90330000
Yuvraj Singh803714.62252010
Rohit Sharma10909.0021000
MATCH DETAILS
R.Premadasa Stadium, Khettarama, Colombo
TossIndia, elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of Sri Lanka
Season2008
Player Of The Match
MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni
Series resultIndia led the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberODI no. 2750
Hours of play (local time)14.30 start, First Session 14.30-18.00 Interval 18.00-18.45, Second Session 18.45-22.15
Match days24 August 2008 - daynight(50-over match)
Umpires
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Billy Doctrove
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Tyron Wijewardene
TV Umpire
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Gamini Silva
Reserve Umpire
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Atula Senanayake
Match Referee
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Chris Broad
MATCH NOTES
  • India innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • India: 50 runs in 11.3 overs (72 balls), Extras 7
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • India: 100 runs in 26.1 overs (166 balls), Extras 13
  • Drinks: India - 129/4 in 31.0 overs (SK Raina 42, MS Dhoni 22)
  • SK Raina: 50 off 75 balls (4 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 65 balls (SK Raina 22, MS Dhoni 26, Ex 2)
  • India: 150 runs in 35.5 overs (225 balls), Extras 14
  • MS Dhoni: 50 off 64 balls (4 x 4)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 55 balls (MS Dhoni 31, RG Sharma 21, Ex 0)
  • India: 200 runs in 44.2 overs (276 balls), Extras 14
  • Innings Break: India - 237/9 in 50.0 overs (P Kumar 2)
  • Sri Lanka innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 10.6 overs (68 balls), Extras 2
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 58/4 in 16.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 5, TM Dilshan 16)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 29.6 overs (182 balls), Extras 2
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 112/7 in 33.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 39, T Thushara 9)
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 50 off 80 balls (3 x 4)
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 71 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 33, T Thushara 16, Ex 1)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 39.3 overs (240 balls), Extras 3
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 47.5 overs (291 balls), Extras 6