RESULT
9th Match (D/N), Perth, January 31, 2006, VB Series
(45.1/50 ov, T:222) 224/5

South Africa won by 5 wickets (with 29 balls remaining)

Player Of The Match
41 (52) & 3/30
graeme-smith
Sri Lanka INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jehan Mubarak  b Smith3150655062.00
Sanath Jayasuriya c Prince b Smith86659693132.30
Kumar Sangakkara c Kemp b Langeveldt1624401066.66
Mahela Jayawardene lbw b Smith1870012.50
Marvan Atapattu (c)c Rudolph b van der Wath717230041.17
Russel Arnold c Kemp b Pollock1546441032.60
Tillakaratne Dilshan run out (Kemp/van der Wath)3742743088.09
Chaminda Vaas run out (Prince/Smith)021000.00
Nuwan Kulasekara c Kemp b Pollock1640016.66
Malinga Bandara run out (Prince/van der Wath)1122300150.00
Muthiah Muralidaran not out 1680016.66
Extras(lb 10, nb 2, w 3)15
TOTAL47.4 Ov (RR: 4.63, 205 Mts)221
Fall of wickets: 1-94 (Jehan Mubarak, 15.6 ov), 2-137 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 21.5 ov), 3-142 (Mahela Jayawardene, 23.5 ov), 4-144 (Kumar Sangakkara, 24.3 ov), 5-159 (Marvan Atapattu, 30.3 ov), 6-179 (Russel Arnold, 36.4 ov), 7-179 (Chaminda Vaas, 37.1 ov), 8-182 (Nuwan Kulasekara, 38.4 ov), 9-216 (Malinga Bandara, 45.4 ov), 10-221 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 47.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Shaun Pollock1031721.70461000
36.4 to RP Arnold, short outside off, gets back cuts, in the air, the tall Kemp at gully goes high to his right to take a two handed catch. 179/6
38.4 to KMDN Kulasekara, just on the off, this one leaves him enough to get the edge and a fairly easy catch low down for Kemp at slip. 182/8
Charl Langeveldt1005015.00373212
24.3 to KC Sangakkara, just on the off, leaving him as he drives, edges to slip. 144/4
Andrew Hall904805.33305000
Johan van der Wath8.406617.61228200
30.3 to MS Atapattu, short, cuts down the throat of deep cover. 159/5
Graeme Smith1003033.00402020
15.6 to J Mubarak, bowls the top spin, goes on the cut, ball comes into him, bottom edge drags it into the stumps. 94/1
21.5 to ST Jayasuriya, slightly short, gets back and cuts late, in the air, Prince dives, takes a blinding two handed catch at backward point. 137/2
23.5 to DPMD Jayawardene, pushes forward, ball turns back from outside off, into the pad and thats out. 142/3
South Africa INNINGS (Target: 222 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Smith (c)c †Sangakkara b Muralidaran4152704178.84
Boeta Dippenaar c †Sangakkara b Muralidaran87941397392.55
Jacques Rudolph st †Sangakkara b Bandara2548620052.08
Herschelle Gibbs  b Muralidaran48100050.00
Mark Boucher not out 3033501090.90
Justin Kemp st †Sangakkara b Bandara612110050.00
Ashwell Prince not out 2025273080.00
Extras(b 4, nb 1, w 6)11
TOTAL45.1 Ov (RR: 4.95, 193 Mts)224/5
Fall of wickets: 1-84 (Graeme Smith, 16.4 ov), 2-164 (Jacques Rudolph, 31.6 ov), 3-164 (Boeta Dippenaar, 32.1 ov), 4-175 (Herschelle Gibbs, 34.4 ov), 5-190 (Justin Kemp, 37.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas913904.33324030
Russel Arnold1011011.0031100
Nuwan Kulasekara5.102204.25214000
Muthiah Muralidaran1004434.40301121
16.4 to GC Smith, outside the off, gets well back, looked like he played for the doosra, gets the off spinner and a feint edge to the keeper. 84/1
32.1 to HH Dippenaar, pushes forward to the doosra, guessed wrong, plays for the off spin, edge feintly to Sangakara. 164/3
34.4 to HH Gibbs, flighted outside off, Gibbs goes for the big heave ho, beaten, bowled. 175/4
Tillakaratne Dilshan704406.28154100
Malinga Bandara1004724.70271100
31.6 to JA Rudolph, comes down the pitch, gets the googly, runs past it and keeps on heading to the change rooms, easy stumping for Kumar. 164/2
37.6 to JM Kemp, uses the feet, turns it into a yorker on his own, swings and misses, Sangakkara does very well with the full pitched ball. 190/5
Sanath Jayasuriya301304.3380010
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MATCH DETAILS
Western Australia Cricket Association Ground, Perth
TossSri Lanka, elected to bat first
Series
Season2005/06
Player Of The Match
South Africa
Graeme Smith
Match numberODI no. 2321
Match daysdaynight (50-over match)
Player Replacement
Johan Botha for Charl Langeveldt (Sri Lanka 1st innings, 45.4 ov)
Malinga Bandara for Dilhara Fernando (Sri Lanka 1st innings, 38.4 ov)
Umpires
England
Mark Benson
Australia
Peter Parker
TV Umpire
Australia
Bob Parry
Match Referee
New Zealand
Jeff Crowe
PointsSouth Africa 4, Sri Lanka 0
MATCH NOTES
  • 4th Umpire - JK Brookes
  • Sri Lanka innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 11.3 overs (70 balls), Extras 8
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 73 balls (J Mubarak 22, ST Jayasuriya 38, Ex 8)
  • ST Jayasuriya: 50 off 44 balls (5 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 94/1 in 16.0 overs (ST Jayasuriya 55, KC Sangakkara 0)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 16.1 - 21.0
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 17.2 overs (105 balls), Extras 8
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 27.4 overs (168 balls), Extras 10
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 43.6 overs (269 balls), Extras 15
  • South Africa innings
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 9.5 overs (62 balls), Extras 3
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 64 balls (GC Smith 26, HH Dippenaar 29, Ex 4)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 84/1 in 16.4 overs (HH Dippenaar 39, JA Rudolph 0)
  • Power Play 2: Overs 17.1 - 22.0
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 20.3 overs (128 balls), Extras 5
  • HH Dippenaar: 50 off 61 balls (5 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 70 balls (HH Dippenaar 32, JA Rudolph 23, Ex 5)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 30.2 overs (189 balls), Extras 11
  • Drinks: South Africa - 164/2 in 32.0 overs (HH Dippenaar 87, HH Gibbs 0)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 40.1 overs (248 balls), Extras 11
  • Power Play 3: Overs 45.1 - 50.0
South Africa Innings
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