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Adam Gilchrist 149 vs Sri Lanka Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Adam Gilchrist 149 vs Sri Lanka


Watch the highlights of Adam Gilchrist 149 vs Sri Lanka - ICC Cricket World Cup tournament of the final ODI match played between Sri Lanka and Australia at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados in 28th April 2007.

Adam Gilchrist 149 vs Sri Lanka Highlights
Adam Gilchrist celebrates his century © cricket.com.au

Australian star batsman Adam Gilchrist produced a record-breaking 149-runs knocked off facing 104-balls Including 13-fours and 8-sixes with strike rate of 143.26 helped to Australia set up the massive total of 281-4 in 38-overs against Sri Lanka in the final of a World Cup.

* Adam Gilchrist hammered a 72-ball fourth fastest century in World Cup, It is the second fastest century by an Australian batsman in World Cups after Matthew Hayden's 66-balls and the fastest hundred in a World Cup finals, surpassing the previous record of 82-ball century held by Clive Lloyd against Australia at Lord's in 1975.

* Adam Gilchrist's 149 was his third highest score for Australia in One-day international, It is his second highest-score against Sri Lanka in ODIs and the second highest-score by an Australian batsman in World Cups after Matthew Hayden's 158.

* Adam Gilchrist's 149 was the highest-score ever in a World Cup finals, surpassing the previous record of unbeaten 140 held by Ricky Ponting against India at Johannesburg in the 2003 Word Cup.

* 5 : Adam Gilchrist hit the most centuries by an Australian batsman against Sri Lanka in One-day international, surpassing the previous record of 4-hundred hit by Adam Gilchrist and the third most centuries hit by any batsman against Sri Lanka in ODIs.

Adam Gilchrist who slamming his 15th one-day International century - which was his 5th hundred against Sri Lanka and his 100 comes from 72-balls.