ICC World Cup 1999

England vs Sri Lanka - Group A  |  England won by 8 wickets

Match Details
Toss England, who chose to field Series ICC World Cup 1999
Umpires
RE Koertzen and S Venkataraghavan Match Date 14 May 1999
Match Referee CW Smith Ground Lord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood, St John's Wood
TV Umpire DL Orchard    
Player of Match Alec Stewart (England)    

Sri Lanka Innings

R M B 4s 6s
1 Sanath Jayasuriya c Graeme Hick b Alan Mullally 29 73 52 4 0
2 Roshan Mahanama c Graeme Hick b Alan Mullally 16 47 30 2 0
3 Marvan Atapattu c Graham Thorpe b Ian Austin 3 9 9 0 0
4 Hashan Tillakaratne c Alec Stewart b Mark Ealham 0 26 12 0 0
5 Aravinda de Silva c Graham Thorpe b Alan Mullally 0 13 6 0 0
6 Arjuna Ranatunga * c Nasser Hussain b Mark Ealham 32 71 42 1 1
7 Romesh Kaluwitharana † c Alec Stewart b Alan Mullally 57 73 66 7 0
8 Chaminda Vaas not out 12 59 27 0 0
9 Eric Upashantha c Graham Thorpe b Adam Hollioake 11 25 25 1 0
10 Pramodya Wickramasinghe c Alec Stewart b Ian Austin 11 15 18 1 0
11 Muttiah Muralitharan b Darren Gough 12 6 8 2 0
Extra lb 9, w 9, nb 3 21
Total 10 wickets; 48.4 overs; 204 4.19 runs per over

Fall of wickets 1-42 ( Roshan Mahanama, 11.0 ) ;   2-50 ( Marvan Atapattu, 13.2 ) ;   3-63 ( Sanath Jayasuriya, 16.5 ) ;   4-63 ( Hashan Tillakaratne, 17.1 ) ;   5-65 ( Aravinda de Silva, 18.5 ) ;   6-149 ( Arjuna Ranatunga, 34.0 ) ;   7-155 ( Romesh Kaluwitharana, 36.5 ) ;   8-174 ( Eric Upashantha, 43.5 ) ;   9-190 ( Pramodya Wickramasinghe, 47.2 ) ;   10-204 ( Muttiah Muralitharan, 48.4 )

Bowling

Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Wides No balls
Darren Gough 8.4 0 50 1 1 2
Ian Austin 9.0 1 25 2 5 0
Alan Mullally 10.0 1 37 4 1 1
Mark Ealham 10.0 0 31 2 0 0
Andrew Flintoff 2.0 0 12 0 0 0
Graeme Hick 3.0 0 19 0 1 0
Adam Hollioake 6.0 0 21 1 0 0

England Innings

R M B 4s 6s
1 Nasser Hussain st Romesh Kaluwitharana b Muttiah Muralitharan 14 69 33 1 0
2 Alec Stewart * c Romesh Kaluwitharana b Chaminda Vaas 88 182 146 6 0
3 Graeme Hick not out 73 135 88 2 2
4 Graham Thorpe not out 13 23 15 1 0
5 Neil Fairbrother Did not bat 0 0 0 0 0
6 Andrew Flintoff Did not bat 0 0 0 0 0
7 Adam Hollioake Did not bat 0 0 0 0 0
8 Mark Ealham Did not bat 0 0 0 0 0
9 Ian Austin Did not bat 0 0 0 0 0
10 Darren Gough Did not bat 0 0 0 0 0
11 Alan Mullally Did not bat 0 0 0 0 0
Extra lb 6, w 12, nb 1 19
Total 2 wickets; 46.5 overs; 207 4.42 runs per over

Fall of wickets 1-50 ( Nasser Hussain, 14.5 ) ;   2-175 ( Alec Stewart, 41.3 )

Bowling

Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Wides No balls
Chaminda Vaas 10.0 2 27 1 0 0
Pramodya Wickramasinghe 10.0 0 41 0 0 0
Eric Upashantha 8.0 0 38 0 8 1
Muttiah Muralitharan 10.0 0 33 1 2 0
Sanath Jayasuriya 7.5 0 55 0 2 0
Aravinda de Silva 1.0 0 7 0 0 0