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Sri Lanka vs India Indian Oil Cup Final 2005 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Sri Lanka vs India Indian Oil Cup Final 2005


Watch the highlights of Sri Lanka vs India Indian Oil Cup Final 2005 - The Indian Oil Cup triangular one-day international tournament of the final played between India and Sri Lanka at Colombo (RPS) in 09th August 2005.

Sri Lanka vs India Indian Oil Cup Final 2005 Highlights
Russell Arnold and Mahela Jayawardene during an excellent partnership © AFP
Fifties from Mahela Jayawardene, Sanath Jayasuriya and Russel Arnold sets up to Sri Lanka narrow 18-run victory over India, despite a Ashish Nehra six-for - Virender Sehwag's assault and clinch the title in the final of a Indian Oil Cup tri-series.

* Sanath Jayasuriya became the fourth player to score 1000 ODI runs milestone after Sachin Tendulkar, Inzamam-ul-Haq and Sourav Ganguly.

* Ashish Nehra's 6 for 59 was his second best performance, it is the fourth best bowling figures for India in One-day international and India's best figures against Sri Lanka in ODIs.

Sri Lanka scored 281-9 in 50 overs with top scorer by Mahela Jayawardene 83, Sanath Jayasuriya struck 67 off 77-balls including 9-fours.

Russel Arnold cracked 64 off 63-balls including 4-fours and Chaminda Vaas 18 not out.

India best bowler by Ashish Nehra claimed 6-wicket haul for 59-runs in 10-overs including a maiden.

India scored 263-9 in 50 overs with top scorer by Rahul Dravid struck 69 off 99-balls including 3-fours, Virender Sehwag hammered a 22-ball 48-runs including 9-fours & a six with strike rate of 218.18.

Yuvraj Singh hit 42 off 58-balls including 2-fours, Mohammad Kaif scored 31 off 36-balls included 3-fours and Sourav Ganguly 26.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Muttiah Muralitharan, Chaminda Vaas, Upul Chandana each took two-wickets and one for Tillakaratne Dilshan.

Mahela Jayawardene named Player of the match for his brilliant 83-runs knocked off facing 97-balls including 5-fours.

Mahela Jayawardene earned player of the series for contributing 230-runs including two-fifties with average of 57.50.