Commonwealth Bank Series, 2008
Australia vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Game
Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, February 8, 2008
Match Information
Umpires: Tony Hill (NZ) & Simon Taufel (Aus)
Third Umpire: Peter Parker (Aus)
Match Referee: Jeff Crowe (NZ)
Toss: Australia (Elected to bat)
Match Status: Australia won by 128 runs
Man of the Match: Nathan Bracken
Sri Lanka Innings | Australia Innings
Batting: Sri Lanka Innings
Batsmen Sri Lanka (125/10 in 31.3 ovs) Runs Balls 4's 6's SR
Upul Tharanga c A Gilchrist b N Bracken 10 18 1 0 55.56
Sanath Jayasuriya b B Lee 7 13 1 0 53.85
Kumar Sangakkara (wk) lbw b N Bracken 42 41 7 0 102.44
Mahela Jayawardene (c) c A Gilchrist b M Johnson 6 16 0 0 37.50
Chamara Silva c A Gilchrist b B Hogg 7 32 0 0 21.88
Tillakaratne Dilshan c B Lee b N Bracken 14 10 0 1 140.00
Chamara Kapugedera c M Hayden b N Bracken 0 2 0 0 0.00
Chaminda Vaas run out (R Ponting) 18 30 3 0 60.00
Lasith Malinga run out (A Symonds) 2 10 0 0 20.00
Muttiah Muralitharan c A Symonds b N Bracken 11 14 0 1 78.57
Ishara Amerasinghe not out 0 4 0 0 0.00
Extras: b - 0, w - 4, nb - 1, lb - 3 8  
Total:(125 for 10 in 31.3 overs) 125 Run Rate: 3.97
Fall Of Wickets
1/18 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 4.6 ov.), 2/18 (Upul Tharanga, 5.1 ov.), 3/57 (Mahela Jayawardene, 11.3 ov.), 4/74 (Kumar Sangakkara, 19.3 ov.), 5/81 (Chamara Silva, 20.6 ov.), 6/84 (Chamara Kapugedera, 21.3 ov.), 7/93 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 23.5 ov.), 8/105 (Lasith Malinga, 27.3 ov.), 9/114 (Chaminda Vaas, 29.1 ov.), 10/125 (Muttiah Muralitharan, 31.3 ov.)
Bowling: Australia
Bowler O M R W Nb Wd ER
Brett Lee 7 1 34 1 1 1 4.9
Nathan Bracken 8.3 1 47 5 0 1 5.5
Mitchell Johnson 5 3 9 1 0 1 1.8
James Hopes 5 0 15 0 0 0 3.0
Brad Hogg 6 1 17 1 0 1 2.8
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Batting: Australia Innings
Batsmen Australia (253/6 in 50 ovs) Runs Balls 4's 6's SR
Adam Gilchrist (wk) lbw b C Kapugedera 61 81 3 1 75.31
Matthew Hayden c M Jayawardene b I Amerasinghe 42 50 5 0 84.00
Ricky Ponting (c) c M Jayawardene b C Vaas 9 22 1 0 40.91
Michael Clarke not out 77 86 2 1 89.53
Andrew Symonds c C Kapugedera b C Vaas 12 17 0 0 70.59
Mike Hussey c T Dilshan b I Amerasinghe 10 13 1 0 76.92
James Hopes c T Dilshan b L Malinga 34 29 2 0 117.24
Brett Lee not out 0 2 0 0 0.00
Brad Hogg            
Mitchell Johnson            
Nathan Bracken            
Extras: b - 0, w - 6, nb - 0, lb - 2 8  
Total:(253 for 6 in 50 overs) 253 Run Rate: 5.06
Fall Of Wickets
1/65 (Matthew Hayden, 12.5 ov.), 2/88 (Ricky Ponting, 19.5 ov.), 3/139 (Adam Gilchrist, 31.4 ov.), 4/160 (Andrew Symonds, 36.4 ov.), 5/190 (Mike Hussey, 41.4 ov.), 6/253 (James Hopes, 49.4 ov.)
Bowling: Sri Lanka
Bowler O M R W Nb Wd ER
Chaminda Vaas 10 1 34 2 0 0 3.4
Lasith Malinga 10 0 55 1 0 1 5.5
Ishara Amerasinghe 10 0 66 2 0 1 6.6
Muttiah Muralitharan 10 0 42 0 0 0 4.2
Chamara Kapugedera 10 0 54 1 0 0 5.4
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The Teams
Australia: Matthew Hayden , Adam Gilchrist (w) , Ricky Ponting (c) , Michael Clarke , Mike Hussey , Andrew Symonds , James Hopes , Brad Hogg , Brett Lee , Mitchell Johnson , Nathan Bracken , Bradley Hodge (sub) , Adam Voges (sub) , Ashley Noffke (sub) , Brad Haddin (sub) , Stuart Clark (sub)

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

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