3rd Match (D/N), Brisbane, January 17, 2006, VB Series
(44.2/50 ov, T:283) 188

Sri Lanka won by 94 runs

Player Of The Match
88 (109)
Sri Lanka Innings
South Africa Innings
Match Details
Sri Lanka  (50 ovs maximum)
Upul Tharanga c †Boucher b Kruger1618232088.88
Jehan Mubarak lbw b Botha61691129088.40
Kumar Sangakkara c Smith b Pollock8810914510080.73
Tillakaratne Dilshan c Gibbs b Zondeki1520270075.00
Marvan Atapattu (c)run out (Smith/Gibbs)3343622076.74
Mahela Jayawardene c Prince b Botha1415211193.33
Russel Arnold not out 1517231088.23
Chaminda Vaas not out 14141310100.00
Extras(lb 12, nb 5, w 9)26
TOTAL50 Ov (RR: 5.64, 217 Mts)282/6
Fall of wickets: 1-33 (Upul Tharanga, 5.3 ov), 2-145 (Jehan Mubarak, 23.5 ov), 3-172 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 30.4 ov), 4-211 (Kumar Sangakkara, 38.1 ov), 5-244 (Mahela Jayawardene, 43.4 ov), 6-259 (Marvan Atapattu, 45.6 ov)
Shaun Pollock1013913.90362011
38.1 to KC Sangakkara, Pollock to Sangakkara, OUT, pitched outside the off stump, Sangakkara tries to loft it over in fielder, top edged and Smith completes the catch. 211/4
Garnett Kruger806117.62237150
5.3 to WU Tharanga, Kruger to Tharanga, OUT, short and wide outside the off stump, Thranga went for expensive drive, thick edge and ball went to wide of Boucher, he took the splendid catch. 33/1
Andrew Hall1005805.80284013
Monde Zondeki904915.44286021
30.4 to TM Dilshan, Zondeki to Dilshan, OUT, short and rising delivery outside the off stump, Dilshan pulls it on the front foot, top edged and ball loops over backward point, Gibbs took the catch running back. 172/3
Johan Botha1004924.90254000
23.5 to J Mubarak, Botha to Mubarak, OUT, Gone! flighted delivery on the middle and off stump line, quicker through air and straighten, Mubarak tries to work it to on side, ball hit pads in front of the stump, huge appeal and Aleem Dar raises his finger. 145/2
43.4 to DPMD Jayawardene, Botha to Jayawardene, OUT, Gone this time! flighted ball outside the off stump, Jayawardene comes down the track and went for slog sweep, ball took the top edge and flies straight to Prince at backward point. 244/5
Graeme Smith301404.6681000
South Africa  (T: 283 runs from 50 ovs)
Graeme Smith (c)lbw b Vaas310110030.00
Boeta Dippenaar  b Kulasekara1012282083.33
Jacques Rudolph run out (Kulasekara/Perera)5363808084.12
Herschelle Gibbs run out (Perera/†Sangakkara/Kulasekara)716320043.75
Ashwell Prince c Kulasekara b Bandara2944652065.90
Mark Boucher c Dilshan b Bandara6271963287.32
Justin Kemp  b Bandara1021240047.61
Shaun Pollock c Atapattu b Vaas49160044.44
Andrew Hall  b Muralidaran4960044.44
Johan Botha lbw b Muralidaran2870025.00
Garnett Kruger not out 034000.00
Extras(lb 1, w 3)4
TOTAL44.2 Ov (RR: 4.24, 189 Mts)188
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Graeme Smith, 2.3 ov), 2-30 (Boeta Dippenaar, 5.6 ov), 3-57 (Herschelle Gibbs, 13.3 ov), 4-93 (Jacques Rudolph, 20.4 ov), 5-127 (Ashwell Prince, 29.2 ov), 6-152 (Justin Kemp, 35.6 ov), 7-179 (Shaun Pollock, 40.1 ov), 8-184 (Andrew Hall, 41.5 ov), 9-188 (Johan Botha, 43.3 ov), 10-188 (Mark Boucher, 44.2 ov)
Chaminda Vaas822122.62341000
2.3 to GC Smith, Vaas to Smith, gone! pitched middle and leg and straighten, Smith playing across the line of off stump, ball raps the pads and huge appeal, Aleem Dar thinks that might going to hit the stumps. 8/1
40.1 to SM Pollock, Vaas to Pollock, OUT, Oh Dear! fuller delivery outside the off stump, Pollock drives it on the rise to extra covers, Atapattu took the catch and appeal made, Umpires had a discussion and asked help from thrid umpire, big screen flashes OUT and Pollock walks back. 179/7
Ruchira Perera603806.33176010
Nuwan Kulasekara602414.00243020
5.6 to HH Dippenaar, Kulasekara to Dippenaar, Bowled him! pitched outside the off stump and swinging back in, Dippenaar defends it on the front foot, deceived by the swing, ball went through gate and crashes into the timber. 30/2
Tillakaratne Dilshan602904.83162000
Muthiah Muralidaran913423.77310100
41.5 to AJ Hall, Muralitharan to Hall, OUT, Bowled him! flighted delivery just outside the off stump, Hall shuffle across and try to wok it to on side, ball traveled very quick, beaten by the pace, ball hit the leg stump, Proteas in deep trouble here. 184/8
43.3 to J Botha, Muralitharan to Botha, OUT, Nine down! tossed up delivery outside the off stump and turning back in sharply, Botha moves and defends it, ball crash into back pads, huge appeal and Harper raises his finger, Muralitharan's strikes again. 188/9
Malinga Bandara8.203133.72282000
29.2 to AG Prince, Bandara to Prince, OUT, Gone! flighted delivery around the off stump, Prince comes down the track and chipped it to long-off, Kulasekhra takes the well judeged catch. 127/5
35.6 to JM Kemp, Bandara to Kemp, OUT, Got him!! flighted one on middle and off stump and not much spin, Kemp sweeps it across the line and missed the line completely, ball took the off stump. 152/6
44.2 to MV Boucher, Bandara to Boucher, OUT, All over! flighted delivery on the off stump, Boucher comes down the track and scoops it to covers, Dilshan completes the catch, and Sri Lanka win by 94 runs. 188/10
Jehan Mubarak1010010.0010100
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Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
TossSouth Africa, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka
Kumar Sangakkara
Match numberODI no. 2315
Match daysdaynight (50-over match)
Player Replacement
SubstituteJacques Rudolph for Monde Zondeki (Sri Lanka 1st innings, 46.0 ov)
SubstituteMalinga Bandara for Upul Tharanga (South Africa 1st innings, 0.0 ov)
Aleem Dar
Daryl Harper
TV Umpire
Peter Parker
Match Referee
New Zealand
Jeff Crowe
PointsSri Lanka 5, South Africa 0
  • 4th Umpire - TP Laycock
  • Sri Lanka innings
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 7.5 overs (53 balls), Extras 11
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 59 balls (J Mubarak 29, KC Sangakkara 28, Ex 5)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 98/1 in 16.0 overs (J Mubarak 41, KC Sangakkara 28)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 16.3 overs (107 balls), Extras 13
  • J Mubarak: 50 off 56 balls (7 x 4)
  • KC Sangakkara: 50 off 58 balls (7 x 4)
  • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 115 balls (J Mubarak 51, KC Sangakkara 58, Ex 9)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 24.5 overs (160 balls), Extras 16
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 172/3 in 30.4 overs (KC Sangakkara 64, MS Atapattu 0)
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 35.5 overs (227 balls), Extras 23
  • Sri Lanka: 250 runs in 44.2 overs (279 balls), Extras 24
  • South Africa innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 12.5 overs (79 balls), Extras 2
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • Drinks: South Africa - 68/3 in 16.0 overs (JA Rudolph 42, AG Prince 4)
  • JA Rudolph: 50 off 59 balls (8 x 4)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 23.4 overs (144 balls), Extras 2
  • Drinks: South Africa - 138/5 in 33.0 overs (JM Kemp 6, MV Boucher 27)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 35.1 overs (214 balls), Extras 3
  • MV Boucher: 50 off 61 balls (3 x 4, 1 x 6)
South Africa Innings
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