Commonwealth Bank Series, 2008
Australia vs India, 4th Game
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, February 10, 2008
Match Information
Umpires: Rudi Koertzen (SA) & Simon Taufel (Aus)
Third Umpire: Robert Parry (Aus)
Match Referee: Jeff Crowe (NZ)
Toss: Australia (Elected to bat)
Match Status: India won by 5 wkts
Man of the Match: Ishant Sharma
India Innings | Australia Innings
Batting: India Innings
Batsmen India (160/5 in 45.5 ovs) Runs Balls 4's 6's SR
Virender Sehwag lbw b N Bracken 11 19 2 0 57.89
Sachin Tendulkar c B Lee b M Johnson 44 54 3 0 81.48
Irfan Pathan lbw b M Johnson 18 30 1 0 60.00
Gautam Gambhir c M Clarke b B Lee 20 43 2 0 46.51
Yuvraj Singh c M Hussey b S Clark 3 14 0 0 21.43
Rohit Sharma not out 39 61 2 0 63.93
Mahendra Singh Dhoni not out 17 54 0 0 31.48
Robin Uthappa            
Harbhajan Singh            
S Sreesanth            
Ishant Sharma            
Extras: b - 0, w - 5, nb - 0, lb - 3 8  
Total:(160 for 5 in 45.5 overs) 160 Run Rate: 3.49
Fall Of Wickets
1/18 (Virender Sehwag, 3.6 ov.), 2/54 (Irfan Pathan, 11.2 ov.), 3/89 (Gautam Gambhir, 21.6 ov.), 4/96 (Sachin Tendulkar, 25.4 ov.), 5/102 (Yuvraj Singh, 28.3 ov.)
Bowling: Australia
Bowler O M R W Nb Wd ER
Brett Lee 9 0 41 1 0 2 4.6
Nathan Bracken 10 0 35 1 0 1 3.5
Stuart Clark 10 1 25 1 0 0 2.5
Mitchell Johnson 10 1 25 2 0 1 2.5
Michael Clarke 4 0 12 0 0 0 3.0
Andrew Symonds 2.5 0 19 0 0 1 6.7
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Batting: Australia Innings
Batsmen Australia (159/10 in 43.1 ovs) Runs Balls 4's 6's SR
Adam Gilchrist (wk) lbw b S Sreesanth 0 3 0 0 0.00
Matthew Hayden c M Dhoni b I Sharma 25 21 5 0 119.05
Ricky Ponting (c) c S Tendulkar b I Sharma 9 15 0 0 60.00
Michael Clarke c R Sharma b I Pathan 11 27 1 0 40.74
Andrew Symonds c M Dhoni b I Sharma 14 24 1 0 58.33
Mike Hussey not out 65 88 4 0 73.86
Brad Haddin st M Dhoni b H Singh 5 31 0 0 16.13
Brett Lee c M Dhoni b I Pathan 10 35 0 0 28.57
Mitchell Johnson c R Uthappa b S Sreesanth 3 8 0 0 37.50
Nathan Bracken c S Tendulkar b S Sreesanth 1 9 0 0 11.11
Stuart Clark c M Dhoni b I Sharma 0 1 0 0 0.00
Extras: b - 1, w - 9, nb - 3, lb - 3 16  
Total:(159 for 10 in 43.1 overs) 159 Run Rate: 3.68
Fall Of Wickets
1/1 (Adam Gilchrist, 0.3 ov.), 2/37 (Matthew Hayden, 5.2 ov.), 3/47 (Ricky Ponting, 7.2 ov.), 4/64 (Michael Clarke, 12.5 ov.), 5/75 (Andrew Symonds, 17.5 ov.), 6/92 (Brad Haddin, 25.2 ov.), 7/145 (Brett Lee, 38.2 ov.), 8/151 (Mitchell Johnson, 40.4 ov.), 9/155 (Nathan Bracken, 42.5 ov.), 10/159 (Stuart Clark, 43.1 ov.)
Bowling: India
Bowler O M R W Nb Wd ER
S Sreesanth 9 0 31 3 0 2 3.4
Ishant Sharma 9.1 1 38 4 3 2 4.1
Irfan Pathan 8 0 26 2 0 2 3.2
Harbhajan Singh 8 2 19 1 0 2 2.4
Virender Sehwag 5 0 24 0 0 0 4.8
Yuvraj Singh 2 0 11 0 0 0 5.5
Sachin Tendulkar 2 0 6 0 0 0 3.0
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Powerplays
    Australia Innings
  • Powerplay 2: Overs 11-15
  • Powerplay 3: Overs 16-20


  • India Innings
  • Powerplay 2: Overs 11-15
The Teams
Australia: Adam Gilchrist (w) , Matthew Hayden , Ricky Ponting (c) , Michael Clarke , Andrew Symonds , Mike Hussey , Brad Haddin , Brett Lee , Mitchell Johnson , Stuart Clark , Nathan Bracken , Bradley Hodge (sub) , Adam Voges (sub) , Ashley Noffke (sub) , James Hopes (sub) , Brad Hogg (sub)

India: Virender Sehwag , Sachin Tendulkar , Gautam Gambhir , Yuvraj Singh , Rohit Sharma , Mahendra Singh Dhoni (c) (w) , Robin Uthappa , Irfan Pathan , Harbhajan Singh , S Sreesanth , Ishant Sharma , Dinesh Karthik (sub) , Praveen Kumar (sub) , Munaf Patel (sub) , Piyush Chawla (sub) , Suresh Raina (sub) , Manoj Kumar Tiwary (sub)