Commonwealth Bank Series 12th match
Australia v Sri Lanka
man of the match LD Chandimal (Sri Lanka)
Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground
Date: 2 March 2012
Sri Lanka beat Australia by 9 runs in Commonwealth Bank Series 12th match and they also qualifies the final. After winning the toss Sri Lankan skipper Mahela Jayawardene elected to bat first and they put 239 runs target for opposition (Chandimal 75, Sangakkara 64, Thirimanne 51, Christian 5-31, Pattinson 4-51). In reply Australian innings finished at 229 all out in 49.1 overs (D Hussey 74, Watson 65, Malinga 4-49). Chandimal (Sri Lanka) declared player of the match for his wonderful innings. Daniel Christian picked up a hat-trick for his team.