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Scorecard of Australia Vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Final at Syndey (Feb 14, 2006) : VB Series 2005/06

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Venue : Sydney Cricket Ground, Syndey (d/n)
Toss : Sri Lanka won the toss, elected to bat first
Umpires : Aleem Dar and Daryl Harper
Match Result : Australia won by 9 wickets to win the 2005/06 VB Series after winning the Best of three finals 2-1
Man of the Match : Adam Gilchrist
Player of the Series : Andrew Symonds

Sri Lanka (50 Overs Maximum)

Marvan Atapattu (C) c Symonds b Nathan Bracken 7 (16) 1 ‘4s’
Sanath Jayasuriya c Symonds b Nathan Bracken 6 (12) 1 ‘4s’
Kumar Sangakkara (WK) lbw b Michael Clarke 59 (85) 5 ‘4s’
Mahela Jayawardene c Katich b Stuart Clark 86 (91) 8 ‘4s’
Russel Arnold c Ponting b Nathan Bracken 76 (71) 4 ‘4s’
Tillakarathe Dilshan c Hussey b Stuart Clark 3 (4)
Chamara Kapugedera c Symonds b Michael Lewis 9 (6) 1 ‘6s’
Chaminda Vaas run out (Lee/Lewis) 11 (12)
Muttiah Muralitharan run out (Gilchrist) 3 (3)
Dilhara Fernando not out 1 (1)
Ruchira Perera

Extras: 5 (Wides: 2 No Balls: 1 Byes: 0 Leg Byes: 2)

Total: 266/9 (Overs: 50.0)

Fall of Wickets : 1-7 (Jayasuriya, 3.1 ovs), 2-28 (Atapattu, 7.5 ovs), 3-128 (Sangakkara, 28.2 ovs), 4-204 (Jayawardene, 40.6 ovs), 5-213 (Dilshan, 42.2 ovs), 6-238 (Kapugedera, 45.2 ovs), 7-259 (Arnold, 48.5 ovs), 8-265 (Muralitharan, 49.5 ovs), 9-266 (Vaas, 49.6 ovs)

Australia Bowling

Brett Lee 10-0-58-0 (1w)
Nathan Bracken 10-1-44-3
Michael Lewis 10-1-52-1 (1nb)
Stuart Clark 10-0-45-2
Andrew Symonds 5-0-39-0
Michael Clarke 5-0-26-1 (1w)

Australia (Target : 267 from 50 Overs)

Adam Gilchrist (WK) b Muralitharan 122 (91) 13 ‘4s’ 4 ‘6s’
Simon Katich not out 107 (142) 9 ‘4s’
Ricky Ponting (C) not out 28 (41) 1 ‘4s’
Damien Martyn
Andrew Symonds
Michael Clarke
Michael Hussey
Brett Lee
Michael Lewis
Stuart Clark
Nathan Bracken

Extras: 10 (Wides: 4 No Balls: 1 Byes: 0 Leg Byes: 5)

Total: 267/1 (Overs: 45.3)

Fall of Wickets : 1-196 (Gilchrist, 32.2 ovs)

Sri Lanka Bowling

Chaminda Vaas 10-0-45-0
Ruchira Perera 8-1-50-0 (1w)
Dilhara Fernando 6-0-45-0 (1w 1nb)
Tillakaratne Dilshan 3.3-0-21-0
Muttiah Muralitharan 10-1-50-1 (2w)
Malinga Bandara 6-0-36-0
Mahela Jayawardene 2-0-15-0

  • Australia Full Substitute : Brad Hogg (unused)
  • Sri Lanka Full Substitute : Malinga Bandara (replaced Chamara Kapugedera after 24.1 overs of the Australian Innings)

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