Asia Cup, 2008
India vs Sri Lanka, Final
National Stadium, Karachi, July 6, 2008
Match Information
Umpires: Tony Hill (NZ) & Simon Taufel (Aus)
Third Umpire: Zamir Haider (Pak)
Match Referee: Alan Hurst (Aus)
Toss: India (Elected to field)
Match Status: Sri Lanka won by 100 runs
Man of the Match: Ajantha Mendis
Man of the Series: Ajantha Mendis
India Innings | Sri Lanka Innings
Batting: India Innings
Batsmen India (173/10 in 39.3 ovs) Runs Balls 4's 6's SR
Gautam Gambhir c T Dilshan b C Vaas 6 13 1 0 46.15
Virender Sehwag st K Sangakkara b A Mendis 60 36 12 0 166.67
Suresh Raina b A Mendis 16 21 3 0 76.19
Yuvraj Singh b A Mendis 0 2 0 0 0.00
Mahendra Singh Dhoni c K Sangakkara b C Vaas 49 74 4 0 66.22
Rohit Sharma lbw b A Mendis 3 8 0 0 37.50
Robin Uthappa lbw b M Muralitharan 20 41 2 0 48.78
Irfan Pathan c M Jayawardene b A Mendis 2 6 0 0 33.33
Rudra Pratap Singh b A Mendis 0 1 0 0 0.00
Pragyan Ojha not out 6 17 0 0 35.29
Ishant Sharma b N Kulasekara 8 18 1 0 44.44
Extras: b - 2, w - 1, nb - 0, lb - 0 3  
Total: (173 for 10 in 39.3 overs) 173 Run Rate: 4.38
Fall Of Wickets
1/36 (Gautam Gambhir, 4.6 ov.), 2/76 (Virender Sehwag, 9.2 ov.), 3/76 (Yuvraj Singh, 9.4 ov.), 4/93 (Suresh Raina, 13.3 ov.), 5/97 (Rohit Sharma, 15.2 ov.), 6/135 (Robin Uthappa, 26.6 ov.), 7/154 (Irfan Pathan, 31.3 ov.), 8/154 (Rudra Pratap Singh, 31.4 ov.), 9/160 (Mahendra Singh Dhoni, 34.2 ov.), 10/173 (Ishant Sharma, 39.3 ov.)
Bowling: Sri Lanka
Bowler O M R W Nb Wd ER
Chaminda Vaas 9 0 55 2 0 0 6.1
Nuwan Kulasekara 6.3 0 26 1 0 0 4.0
Thilan Thushara 8 0 51 0 0 1 6.4
Ajantha Mendis 8 1 13 6 0 0 1.6
Muttiah Muralitharan 8 0 26 1 0 0 3.2
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Batting: Sri Lanka Innings
Batsmen Sri Lanka (273/10 in 49.5 ovs) Runs Balls 4's 6's SR
Sanath Jayasuriya c I Sharma b V Sehwag 125 114 9 5 109.65
Kumar Sangakkara (wk) run out (S Raina) 4 3 1 0 133.33
Mahela Jayawardene (c) c R Sharma b I Sharma 11 19 1 0 57.89
Chamara Kapugedera c S Raina b I Sharma 5 11 1 0 45.45
Chamara Silva b I Sharma 0 2 0 0 0.00
Tillakaratne Dilshan c M Dhoni b I Pathan 56 74 3 0 75.68
Chaminda Vaas b RP Singh 19 32 1 0 59.38
Nuwan Kulasekara not out 29 29 3 0 100.00
Thilan Thushara lbw b RP Singh 5 8 0 0 62.50
Ajantha Mendis b RP Singh 8 4 2 0 200.00
Muttiah Muralitharan c M Dhoni b I Pathan 2 3 0 0 66.67
Extras: b - 0, w - 1, nb - 0, lb - 8 9  
Total: (273 for 10 in 49.5 overs) 273 Run Rate: 5.48
Fall Of Wickets
1/11 (Kumar Sangakkara, 1.4 ov.), 2/34 (Mahela Jayawardene, 7.2 ov.), 3/66 (Chamara Kapugedera, 11.4 ov.), 4/66 (Chamara Silva, 11.6 ov.), 5/197 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 35.3 ov.), 6/213 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 38.5 ov.), 7/236 (Chaminda Vaas, 44.5 ov.), 8/256 (Thilan Thushara, 48.1 ov.), 9/264 (Ajantha Mendis, 48.5 ov.), 10/273 (Muttiah Muralitharan, 49.5 ov.)
Bowling: India
Bowler O M R W Nb Wd ER
Rudra Pratap Singh 9 1 67 3 0 1 7.4
Ishant Sharma 10 1 52 3 0 0 5.2
Irfan Pathan 9.5 0 67 2 0 0 6.8
Pragyan Ojha 10 1 38 0 0 0 3.8
Virender Sehwag 8 0 30 1 0 0 3.8
Rohit Sharma 3 0 11 0 0 0 3.7
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Powerplays
    Sri Lanka Innings
  • Powerplay 2: Overs 11-15
  • Powerplay 3: Overs 16-20


  • India Innings
  • Powerplay 2: Overs 11-15
  • Powerplay 3: Overs 16-20
The Teams
India: Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Suresh Raina, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (c)(w), Yuvraj Singh, Rohit Sharma, Robin Uthappa, Irfan Pathan, Pragyan Ojha, Ishant Sharma, Rudra Pratap Singh, Piyush Chawla(sub), Praveen Kumar(sub), Yusuf Pathan(sub), Manpreet Gony(sub)

Sri Lanka: Sanath Jayasuriya, Kumar Sangakkara(w), Mahela Jayawardene (c), Chamara Kapugedera, Chamara Silva, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Chaminda Vaas, Thilan Thushara, Nuwan Kulasekara, Ajantha Mendis, Muttiah Muralitharan, Dilhara Fernando(sub), Jehan Mubarak(sub), Mahela Udawatte(sub), Kaushalya Weeraratne(sub)

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