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Sri Lankan cricket team in Australia in 2007–08
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Australia
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg
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 October 27, 2007 to March 7, 2008.

Squad lists

Test squads
Flag of Australia Australia Flag of Sri Lanka.svg Sri Lanka
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Shaun Tait (withdrawn) Chamara Silva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

1st Test

November 8–12
00:00 UTC
Report
Flag of Australia Australia
4/551 dec. (151 overs)
v Flag of Sri Lanka.svg Sri Lanka
211 (81.5 overs)
Flag of Australia Australia won by an innings and 40 runs
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane
Umpires: Tony Hill & Rudi Koertzen
Player of the match: Brett Lee
Michael Clarke 145* (249)
Michael Hussey 133 (249)
M Muralitharan 2/170 (50 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)

2nd Test

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

Commonwealth Bank Series

Main article: 2007-08 Commonwealth Bank Series

Tour Matches

Cricket Australia Chairman's XI

27 October - 29 October
(scorecard)
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg Sri Lanka
368/6 dec. (96.2 overs)
v CA Chairman's XI
409 (122.2 overs)
Match drawn
Adelaide Oval, Australia
Umpires: Andy Collins and Andrew Willoughby
ST Jayasuriya 154 (153)
AK Heal 3-50 (19 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)

Queensland

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

Prime Minister's XI

30 January

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


Tasmania

2 February

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



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