most absurd match, admitting on the best dodo-dead advance India has produced, concluded with Sri Lanka about block bottomward the additional accomplished ambition in the history of one-day cricket. India would accept absurd their affairs of a alternation advance afterwards they accumulated up their accomplished one-day absolute of 414 for 7, spearheaded by Virender Sehwag's 102-ball 146, but three alone catches and some base bowling helped Sri Lanka bolt out of the blocks and about accord them a coronary attack.
Tillakaratne Dilshan and Upul Tharanga's 188-run aperture angle larboard India stunned, Kumar Sangakarra's aberrant 90 from aloof 40 assurance abandoned them, and a abrupt flurry of wickets afterwards Dilshan fell for a superb 160 was followed by a fifty angle amid Thilina Kandamby and Angelo Mathews. But back it best mattered, India's bowling tidied up and afraid runs for Kandamby and Mathews. A double-wicket 49th over, with Zaheer Khan bowling abounding to minimise scoring options and accession the brawl able-bodied alert afore the batsmen got home, yielded aloof four runs and larboard the blueprint at 11 from six balls.
Ashish Nehra kept his air-conditioned to basin abounding and straight, Sachin Tendulkar adored a abuttals with a leaping bolt at midwicket, and India had awkward a best pulsating match.
Finally india India won by 3 runs.
man of the match: V Sehwag (India)