Commonwealth Bank Series, 2008
Australia vs Sri Lanka, 9th Game
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, February 22, 2008
Match Information
Umpires: Simon Taufel (Aus) & Rudi Koertzen (SA)
Third Umpire: Robert Parry (Aus)
Match Referee: Jeff Crowe (NZ)
Toss: Sri Lanka (Elected to field)
Match Status: Australia won by 24 runs
Match State D/L Method
Man of the Match: Mike Hussey
Sri Lanka Innings | Australia Innings
Batting: Sri Lanka Innings
Batsmen Sri Lanka (77/4 in 29.3 ovs) Runs Balls 4's 6's SR
Sanath Jayasuriya c R Ponting b S Clark 0 1 0 0 0.00
Dilruwan Perera lbw b S Clark 1 11 0 0 9.09
Kumar Sangakkara (wk) c A Symonds b J Hopes 22 59 0 0 37.29
Mahela Jayawardene (c) c A Gilchrist b N Bracken 27 45 3 0 60.00
Chamara Silva not out 17 47 0 0 36.17
Tillakaratne Dilshan not out 9 14 0 0 64.29
Farveez Maharoof            
Chaminda Vaas            
Ishara Amerasinghe            
Lasith Malinga            
Muttiah Muralitharan            
Extras: b - 0, w - 1, nb - 0, lb - 0 1  
Total:(77 for 4 in 29.3 overs) 77 Run Rate: 2.61
Fall Of Wickets
1/0 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 1.1 ov.), 2/3 (Dilruwan Perera, 3.1 ov.), 3/42 (Mahela Jayawardene, 16.2 ov.), 4/64 (Kumar Sangakkara, 24.5 ov.)
Bowling: Australia
Bowler O M R W Nb Wd ER
Nathan Bracken 6 1 13 1 0 0 2.2
Stuart Clark 5 1 8 2 0 0 1.6
Mitchell Johnson 7 1 18 0 0 1 2.6
James Hopes 7 2 23 1 0 0 3.3
Brad Hogg 4.3 1 15 0 0 0 3.3
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Batting: Australia Innings
Batsmen Australia (184/7 in 50 ovs) Runs Balls 4's 6's SR
Adam Gilchrist (wk) b C Vaas 6 11 0 0 54.55
Matthew Hayden c C Silva b F Maharoof 23 53 3 0 43.40
Ricky Ponting (c) run out (F Maharoof/K Sangakkara) 11 34 0 0 32.35
Michael Clarke c & b M Muralitharan 50 69 4 0 72.46
Andrew Symonds c K Sangakkara b F Maharoof 4 6 0 0 66.67
Mike Hussey not out 64 98 1 0 65.31
James Hopes st K Sangakkara b M Muralitharan 11 16 0 0 68.75
Brad Hogg c T Dilshan b L Malinga 4 4 0 0 100.00
Mitchell Johnson not out 6 9 0 0 66.67
Nathan Bracken            
Stuart Clark            
Extras: b - 2, w - 3, nb - 0, lb - 0 5  
Total:(184 for 7 in 50 overs) 184 Run Rate: 3.68
Fall Of Wickets
1/12 (Adam Gilchrist, 4.3 ov.), 2/39 (Matthew Hayden, 15.1 ov.), 3/44 (Ricky Ponting, 18 ov.), 4/54 (Andrew Symonds, 21.1 ov.), 5/144 (Michael Clarke, 42.1 ov.), 6/166 (James Hopes, 46.3 ov.), 7/173 (Brad Hogg, 47.5 ov.)
Bowling: Sri Lanka
Bowler O M R W Nb Wd ER
Chaminda Vaas 10 1 34 1 0 0 3.4
Lasith Malinga 10 1 44 1 0 0 4.4
Farveez Maharoof 10 1 20 2 0 1 2.0
Muttiah Muralitharan 10 0 37 2 0 0 3.7
Ishara Amerasinghe 10 0 47 0 0 2 4.7
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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 , Mitchell Johnson , Nathan Bracken , Stuart Clark , Adam Voges (sub) , Brett Lee (sub) , Ashley Noffke (sub) , Brad Haddin (sub) , David Hussey (sub)

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

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