result
12th Match (D/N), Melbourne, Jan 21 2003, VB Series
(34.3/50 ov)215/1
Australia won by 9 wickets (with 93 balls remaining)
player of the match
Ricky Ponting
Australia
Match centre 
Scorecard summary
Sri Lanka214/8(50 overs)
Australia215/1(34.3 overs)
34.3
2
Nissanka to Ponting, 2 runs
34.2
2
Nissanka to Ponting, 2 runs
34.1
2
Nissanka to Ponting, 2 runs
end of over 3414 runs
AUS: 209/1CRR: 6.14 • RRR: 0.38 • Need 6 from 16 overs
Matthew Hayden80 (87)
Ricky Ponting100 (94)
Aravinda de Silva9-0-51-0
Prabath Nissanka7-0-55-0
33.6
6
de Silva to Hayden, SIX runs
33.5
6
de Silva to Hayden, SIX runs
33.4
de Silva to Hayden, no run
33.3
1
de Silva to Ponting, 1 run
33.2
1
de Silva to Hayden, 1 run
33.1
de Silva to Hayden, no run
end of over 337 runs
AUS: 195/1CRR: 5.90 • RRR: 1.18 • Need 20 from 17 overs
Ricky Ponting99 (93)
Matthew Hayden67 (82)
Prabath Nissanka7-0-55-0
Aravinda de Silva8-0-37-0
32.6
Nissanka to Ponting, no run
32.5
Nissanka to Ponting, no run
32.4
1
Nissanka to Hayden, 1 run
32.3
1
Nissanka to Ponting, 1 run
32.2
4
Nissanka to Ponting, FOUR runs
32.1
1
Nissanka to Hayden, 1 run
end of over 324 runs
AUS: 188/1CRR: 5.87 • RRR: 1.50 • Need 27 from 18 overs
Matthew Hayden65 (80)
Ricky Ponting94 (89)
Aravinda de Silva8-0-37-0
Prabath Nissanka6-0-48-0
31.6
1
de Silva to Hayden, 1 run
31.5
de Silva to Hayden, no run
31.4
1
de Silva to Ponting, 1 run
31.3
1
de Silva to Hayden, 1 run
31.2
de Silva to Hayden, no run
Match details
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossSri Lanka, elected to bat first
SeriesVB Series
Season2002/03
Player Of The Match
Ricky Ponting
Ricky Ponting
Match numberODI No. 1939
Match days - daynight match (50-over match)
Umpires
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Daryl Harper
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Russell Tiffin
TV Umpire
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Simon Taufel
Match Referee
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Clive Lloyd
PointsAustralia 6, Sri Lanka 0