Although I understand the defination which says:
But if you see the graph, more or less they represent the same.
The burndown chart has more of a focus on day-to-day activities. Below the chart, you will see a an overview of updates on issues. When an issue is added to a sprint, a status change occurs or work has been logged. All these events are entries that are logged and displayed below the chart when they occur.
The sprint report shows you a list of issues and groups them into completed / not completed / removed from sprint (and shows an asterisk to mark issues added after the sprint start.
In short, the burndown chart and the change history that comes with it aims to give you detailed and almost real time insights into how your sprint is progressing. The sprint report is better suited for snapshot like intermediate checks (it has less information, but is easier to read) and retrospectives. Which is why the sprint report can also be linked to a retrospective page in Confluence.
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