Commonwealth Bank Series, 2008
Australia vs Sri Lanka, 12th Game
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, February 29, 2008
Match Information
Umpires: Daryl Harper (Aus) & Tony Hill (NZ)
Third Umpire: Bruce Oxenford (Aus)
Match Referee: Jeff Crowe (NZ)
Toss: Sri Lanka (Elected to bat)
Match Status: Sri Lanka won by 13 runs
Man of the Match: Adam Gilchrist
Batting: Sri Lanka Innings
Batsmen Sri Lanka (221/10 in 50 ovs) Runs Balls 4's 6's SR
Dilruwan Perera lbw b B Lee 5 12 0 0 41.67
Sanath Jayasuriya c M Hussey b N Bracken 23 32 2 1 71.88
Kumar Sangakkara (wk) c M Hussey b M Johnson 11 26 2 0 42.31
Mahela Jayawardene (c) lbw b B Hogg 50 66 5 0 75.76
Chamara Kapugedera c A Gilchrist b J Hopes 2 23 0 0 8.70
Tillakaratne Dilshan run out (J Hopes) 62 70 3 0 88.57
Chamara Silva c M Johnson b N Bracken 35 48 4 0 72.92
Nuwan Kulasekara b N Bracken 14 22 1 0 63.64
Lasith Malinga c J Hopes b B Lee 0 1 0 0 0.00
Muttiah Muralitharan b N Bracken 1 2 0 0 50.00
Ishara Amerasinghe not out 5 2 1 0 250.00
Extras: b - 0, w - 8, nb - 4, lb - 1 13  
Total: (221 for 10 in 50 overs) 221 Run Rate: 4.42
Fall Of Wickets
1/12 (Dilruwan Perera, 4.4 ov.), 2/32 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 9.2 ov.), 3/42 (Kumar Sangakkara, 12.3 ov.), 4/61 (Chamara Kapugedera, 19.5 ov.), 5/125 (Mahela Jayawardene, 31.6 ov.), 6/185 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 44.2 ov.), 7/206 (Chamara Silva, 47.4 ov.), 8/208 (Lasith Malinga, 48.2 ov.), 9/212 (Muttiah Muralitharan, 49.2 ov.), 10/221 (Nuwan Kulasekara, 49.6 ov.)
Bowling: Australia
Bowler O M R W Nb Wd ER
Brett Lee 10 1 55 2 2 1 5.5
Nathan Bracken 10 4 29 4 0 0 2.9
Mitchell Johnson 10 1 54 1 2 2 5.4
James Hopes 8 0 32 1 0 0 4.0
Brad Hogg 10 0 33 1 0 0 3.3
Michael Clarke 2 0 17 0 0 2 8.5
Batting: Australia Innings
Batsmen Australia (208/10 in 48.1 ovs) Runs Balls 4's 6's SR
Adam Gilchrist (wk) c L Malinga b N Kulasekara 83 50 11 2 166.00
James Hopes b M Muralitharan 28 42 3 0 66.67
Ricky Ponting (c) lbw b N Kulasekara 1 11 0 0 9.09
Michael Clarke b I Amerasinghe 0 11 0 0 0.00
Andrew Symonds c K Sangakkara b I Amerasinghe 0 4 0 0 0.00
Mike Hussey b C Kapugedera 5 25 0 0 20.00
Brad Haddin lbw b L Malinga 7 13 0 0 53.85
Brad Hogg lbw b M Muralitharan 21 35 0 0 60.00
Brett Lee b S Jayasuriya 37 59 2 1 62.71
Mitchell Johnson c M Jayawardene b I Amerasinghe 3 13 0 0 23.08
Nathan Bracken not out 14 26 1 0 53.85
Extras: b - 0, w - 6, nb - 0, lb - 3 9  
Total: (208 for 10 in 48.1 overs) 208 Run Rate: 4.32
Fall Of Wickets
1/107 (James Hopes, 14.4 ov.), 2/113 (Adam Gilchrist, 15.4 ov.), 3/115 (Michael Clarke, 18.3 ov.), 4/115 (Ricky Ponting, 19.3 ov.), 5/115 (Andrew Symonds, 20.1 ov.), 6/123 (Brad Haddin, 23.2 ov.), 7/142 (Mike Hussey, 29.3 ov.), 8/158 (Brad Hogg, 34.5 ov.), 9/173 (Mitchell Johnson, 39.1 ov.), 10/208 (Brett Lee, 48.1 ov.)
Bowling: Sri Lanka
Bowler O M R W Nb Wd ER
Lasith Malinga 9 1 48 1 0 2 5.3
Nuwan Kulasekara 10 3 36 2 0 0 3.6
Ishara Amerasinghe 10 2 44 3 0 1 4.4
Muttiah Muralitharan 10 0 42 2 0 1 4.2
Chamara Kapugedera 6 0 24 1 0 2 4.0
Dilruwan Perera 3 0 11 0 0 0 3.7
Sanath Jayasuriya 0.1 0 0 1 0 0 0.0
The Teams
Australia: James Hopes , Adam Gilchrist (w) , Ricky Ponting (c) , Michael Clarke , Mike Hussey , Andrew Symonds , Brad Haddin , Brad Hogg , Brett Lee , Nathan Bracken , Mitchell Johnson , Stuart Clark (sub) , Adam Voges (sub) , Ashley Noffke (sub) , Matthew Hayden (sub) , David Hussey (sub)

Sri Lanka: Sanath Jayasuriya , Dilruwan Perera , Kumar Sangakkara (w) , Mahela Jayawardene (c) , Chamara Silva , Tillakaratne Dilshan , Chamara Kapugedera , Nuwan Kulasekara , Lasith Malinga , Muttiah Muralitharan , Ishara Amerasinghe , Chaminda Vaas (sub) , Farveez Maharoof (sub) , Upul Tharanga (sub) , Chanaka Welegedara (sub)

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