Sri Lankan cricket team in Australia in 2007–08

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Sri Lanka in Australia in 2007-08
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Sri Lanka
Dates 8 November – 20 November 2007
Captains Ricky Ponting Mahela Jayawardene
Test series
Result Australia won the 2-match series 2–0
Most runs Phil Jaques (319) Kumar Sangakkara (249)
Most wickets Brett Lee (16) Muttiah Muralidaran (4)
Player of the series Brett Lee

The Sri Lanka cricket team toured Australia for four tour matches, two Test matches and the 2007-08 Commonwealth Bank Series from 27 October 2007 to 7 March 2008.[1]

Squad lists[edit]

Test squads
 Australia [2][3]  Sri Lanka [4]
Ricky Ponting (c) Mahela Jayawardene (c)
Adam Gilchrist (wk) Kumar Sangakkara (wk)
Stuart Clark Marvan Atapattu
Michael Clarke Malinga Bandara
Matthew Hayden Sujeewa de Silva
Ben Hilfenhaus (added) Dilhara Fernando
Brad Hogg Sanath Jayasuriya
Michael Hussey Prasanna Jayawardene (wk)
Phil Jaques Farveez Maharoof
Mitchell Johnson Lasith Malinga
Brett Lee Jehan Mubarak
Stuart MacGill Muttiah Muralitharan
Andrew Symonds Thilan Samaraweera
Shaun Tait (withdrawn) Chamara Silva
Upul Tharanga
Chaminda Vaas
Michael Vandort
Chanaka Welegedara

Test series[edit]

1st Test[edit]

8–12 November
00:00 UTC
Report
v
4/551 dec. (151 overs)
Michael Clarke 145* (249)
Michael Hussey 133 (249)
M Muralitharan 2/170 (50 overs)
211 (81.5 overs)
Marvan Atapattu 51 (183)
Chamara Silva 40 (45)
Brett Lee 4/26 (17.5 overs)
300 (99.2 overs)
Michael Vandort 82 (170)
Mahela Jayawardene 49 (115)
Brett Lee 4/86 (27 overs)
 Australia won by an innings and 40 runs
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane
Umpires: Tony Hill (NZ) and Rudi Koertzen (SA)
Player of the match: Brett Lee (Aus)

2nd Test[edit]

16–20 November
23:30 UTC
Scorecard
v
5/542 dec. (139 overs)
Phil Jaques 150 (237)
Michael Hussey 132 (220)
Dilhara Fernando 2/134 (26 overs)
246 (81.2 overs)
Mahela Jayawardene 104 (194)
Kumar Sangakkara 57 (76)
Brett Lee 4/82 (23.2 overs)
2/210 dec. (46 overs)
Phil Jaques 68 (95)
Ricky Ponting 53* (102)
Lasith Malinga 1/61 (12 overs)
410 (104.3 overs)
Kumar Sangakkara 192 (282)
Marvan Atapattu 80 (164)
Brett Lee 4/87 (26.3 overs)
 Australia won by 96 runs
Bellerive Oval, Hobart
Umpires: Aleem Dar (Pak) and Rudi Koertzen (SA)
Player of the match: Brett Lee (Aus)

Commonwealth Bank Series[edit]

Tour Matches[edit]

Cricket Australia Chairman's XI[edit]

27–29 October
(scorecard)
v
CA Chairman's XI
368/6 dec. (96.2 overs)
ST Jayasuriya 154 (153)
AK Heal 3/50 (19 overs)
409 (122.2 overs)
TC Plant 124 (322)
M Muralitharan 4/122 (44 overs)
125/3 (36 overs)
DPMD Jayawardene 52 (73)
ML Lewis 2/17 (7 overs)
Match drawn
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Umpires: Andy Collins (Aus) and Andrew Willoughby (Aus)

Queensland[edit]

2–4 November
(scorecard)
v
210/9 dec. (63.2 overs)
HAPW Jayawardene 58 (130)
AA Noffke 5/36 (14 overs)
295 (79.2 overs)
AJ Bichel 125 (168)
MF Maharoof 3/72 (20 overs)
226 (73.5 overs)
WPUJC Vaas 84 (76)
AA Noffke 3/21 (13 overs)
142/6 (37.1 overs)
CT Perren 62* (74)
MF Maharoof 3/33 (9 overs)
Queensland won by 4 wickets
Allan Border Field, Brisbane
Umpires: Andrew Curran (Aus) and Norm McNamara (Aus)
Player of the match: AA Noffke (Qld)

Prime Minister's XI[edit]

30 January
(scorecard)
Prime Minister's XI
152 (38 overs)
v
 Sri Lanka
156/6 (31.5 overs)
AA Noffke 30 (54)
SL Malinga 3/33 (9 overs)
TM Dilshan 75* (83)
CL White 2/24 (6 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 4 wickets
Manuka Oval, Canberra
Umpires: Tim Laycock (Aus) and Yohan Ramasundra (Aus)
Player of the match: SL Malinga (SL)

Tasmania[edit]

2 February
Scorecard
 Sri Lanka
183/9 (47.4 overs)
v
Tasmania
184/3 (36.1 overs)
DPMD Jayawardene 51 (59)
BG Drew 5/36 (10 overs)
TD Paine 54 (76)
KMDN Kulasekara 2/27 (6 overs)
Tasmania won by 7 wickets
Bellerive Oval, Hobart
Umpires: Brian Muir (Aus) and Greg Luck (Aus)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tour schedule
  2. ^ Australian 1st Test squad
  3. ^ Australian 2nd Test squad
  4. ^ Sri Lankan squad