Commonwealth Bank Series, 2008
Australia vs India, 1st Final
Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, March 2, 2008
Match Information
Umpires: Rudi Koertzen (SA) & Daryl Harper (Aus)
Third Umpire: Bruce Oxenford (Aus)
Match Referee: Jeff Crowe (NZ)
Toss: Australia (Elected to bat)
Match Status: India won by 6 wkts
Man of the Match: Sachin Tendulkar
India Innings | Australia Innings
Batting: India Innings
Batsmen India (242/4 in 45.5 ovs) Runs Balls 4's 6's SR
Robin Uthappa c M Hussey b J Hopes 17 33 2 0 51.52
Sachin Tendulkar not out 117 120 10 0 97.50
Gautam Gambhir run out (J Hopes) 3 5 0 0 60.00
Yuvraj Singh b B Hogg 10 21 1 0 47.62
Rohit Sharma b J Hopes 66 87 6 0 75.86
Mahendra Singh Dhoni not out 15 12 3 0 125.00
Irfan Pathan            
Praveen Kumar            
Piyush Chawla            
Harbhajan Singh            
Ishant Sharma            
Extras: b - 4, w - 6, nb - 2, lb - 2 14  
Total: (242 for 4 in 45.5 overs) 242 Run Rate: 5.28
Fall Of Wickets
1/50 (Robin Uthappa, 10.6 ov.), 2/56 (Gautam Gambhir, 12.4 ov.), 3/87 (Yuvraj Singh, 18.5 ov.), 4/210 (Rohit Sharma, 41.3 ov.)
Bowling: Australia
Bowler O M R W Nb Wd ER
Brett Lee 9 0 33 0 2 3 3.7
Nathan Bracken 8 0 42 0 0 0 5.2
Mitchell Johnson 10 1 70 0 0 1 7.0
James Hopes 8.5 1 42 2 0 0 4.8
Brad Hogg 7 0 38 1 0 1 5.4
Michael Clarke 3 0 11 0 0 0 3.7
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Batting: Australia Innings
Batsmen Australia (239/8 in 50 ovs) Runs Balls 4's 6's SR
Adam Gilchrist (wk) c Y Singh b P Kumar 7 7 1 0 100.00
Matthew Hayden c P Chawla b H Singh 82 88 10 0 93.18
Ricky Ponting (c) b P Kumar 1 5 0 0 20.00
Michael Clarke c M Dhoni b I Sharma 4 8 1 0 50.00
Andrew Symonds c P Kumar b H Singh 31 44 4 0 70.45
Mike Hussey run out (M Dhoni/I Pathan) 45 67 2 0 67.16
James Hopes c M Dhoni b Y Singh 15 37 1 0 40.54
Brad Hogg not out 23 31 0 0 74.19
Brett Lee c R Sharma b I Pathan 17 10 3 0 170.00
Mitchell Johnson not out 6 3 0 0 200.00
Nathan Bracken            
Extras: b - 1, w - 7, nb - 0, lb - 0 8  
Total: (239 for 8 in 50 overs) 239 Run Rate: 4.78
Fall Of Wickets
1/16 (Adam Gilchrist, 2.4 ov.), 2/19 (Ricky Ponting, 4.2 ov.), 3/24 (Michael Clarke, 5.5 ov.), 4/124 (Andrew Symonds, 23.1 ov.), 5/135 (Matthew Hayden, 27.3 ov.), 6/173 (James Hopes, 38.5 ov.), 7/212 (Mike Hussey, 47 ov.), 8/231 (Brett Lee, 48.6 ov.)
Bowling: India
Bowler O M R W Nb Wd ER
Praveen Kumar 10 1 49 2 0 1 4.9
Ishant Sharma 8 1 32 1 0 1 4.0
Irfan Pathan 7 0 63 1 0 1 9.0
Harbhajan Singh 10 0 38 2 0 2 3.8
Piyush Chawla 10 0 33 0 0 2 3.3
Yuvraj Singh 4 0 18 1 0 0 4.5
Rohit Sharma 1 0 5 0 0 0 5.0
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The Teams
Australia: Adam Gilchrist (w) , Matthew Hayden , Ricky Ponting (c) , Michael Clarke , Andrew Symonds , Mike Hussey , James Hopes , Brad Hogg , Brett Lee , Mitchell Johnson , Nathan Bracken , Stuart Clark (sub) , Adam Voges (sub) , Ashley Noffke (sub) , Brad Haddin (sub) , David Hussey (sub)

India: Robin Uthappa , Sachin Tendulkar , Gautam Gambhir , Rohit Sharma , Yuvraj Singh , Mahendra Singh Dhoni (c) (w) , Irfan Pathan , Praveen Kumar , Piyush Chawla , Harbhajan Singh , Ishant Sharma , Munaf Patel (sub) , Virender Sehwag (sub) , S Sreesanth (sub) , Dinesh Karthik (sub) , Suresh Raina (sub) , Manoj Kumar Tiwary (sub)

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