Coca-Cola Cup (Sri Lanka), 1st Match: Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (RPS), Jul 18, 2001
Sri Lanka won by 16 runs
18 July 2001 - day/night match (50-over match)
  Sri Lanka innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal ST Jayasuriya* c Oram b Vettori 80 160 108 8 0 74.07
37.2 flighted on leg and middle, Jayasuriya smacks the ball in the air towards mid-wicket, an attempt to clear the ground, as luck would have it, the ball goes straight down Jacob Oram's throat. It is curtains for Jasuriya, a good knock of 80 170/5
View dismissal DA Gunawardene c Vettori b Tuffey 13 31 22 2 0 59.09
6.5 outside the off stump, plays the ball on the rise, driven in the air straight to Vettori in the covers, fumbles the ball and holds on to the catch. 39/1
View dismissal MS Atapattu c Harris b Vettori 22 65 42 1 0 52.38
21.1 well flighted delivery, on middle and off, slower too, Atapattu comes forward and drives the ball in the air, an attempt to clear the field, out of nowhere Harris makes an acrobatic dive and comes up with a brilliant catch, caught at mid-off 95/2
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene c McMillan b Harris 14 23 24 1 0 58.33
28.1 tossed up, slower ball on the off, Jayawardene goes for the big blast, slaps it straight to McMillan at short and fine mid-wicket, the pressure undoing the batsman completely. 124/3
View dismissal RP Arnold lbw b Harris 9 18 19 0 0 47.36
32.3 slow drifter on the middle stump, goes for a sweep, a cross batted swipe rather, misses completely hits the pad, Harris goes up with a big appeal, the umpire doesnt hesitate to give Arnold out LBW! 145/4
View dismissal RS Kaluwitharana run out (Vincent) 14 38 31 0 0 45.16
41.5 Oram to Dharmasena, run out (Vincent) 187/6
View dismissal HDPK Dharmasena run out (Harris) 9 22 16 0 0 56.25
42.2 from Mills, run out (Harris) 187/7
View dismissal ASA Perera c Sinclair b McMillan 19 33 20 3 0 95.00
48.5 short in length, goes for the big pull, mistimes it completely, skies it... Sinclair comes running around at mid-wicket, takes a well judged catch. 220/10
View dismissal WPUJC Vaas c Fleming b Mills 4 9 8 0 0 50.00
44.2 full in length, outside th eoff, has a swing at it, a lofted on drive, Fleming at mid-on takes a wonderful one handed catch, leaps in the air, sticks out his right hand, the ball goes straight into the big hand! 197/8
View dismissal M Muralitharan c Vincent b Oram 6 15 10 0 0 60.00
47.6 gives the charge, walking all over the crease, Oram digs it short, Murali skies the ball , Vincent gets under it at square leg, it is 217 for 9 now 217/9
CRD Fernando not out 1 3 3 0 0 33.33
Extras (b 1, lb 7, w 9, nb 12) 29
  Total (all out; 48.5 overs; 213 mins) 220 (4.50 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wicket DR Tuffey 8 1 40 1 5.00 (4nb, 2w)
6.5 to Gunawardene, outside the off stump, plays the ball on the rise, driven in the air straight to Vettori in the covers, fumbles the ball and holds on to the catch. 39/1
View wicket KD Mills 10 1 41 1 4.10 (1nb, 1w)
44.2 to Vaas, full in length, outside th eoff, has a swing at it, a lofted on drive, Fleming at mid-on takes a wonderful one handed catch, leaps in the air, sticks out his right hand, the ball goes straight into the big hand! 197/8
View wicket JDP Oram 9 0 41 1 4.55 (1nb, 1w)
47.6 to Muralitharan, gives the charge, walking all over the crease, Oram digs it short, Murali skies the ball , Vincent gets under it at square leg, it is 217 for 9 now 217/9
View wickets DL Vettori 10 0 42 2 4.20 (4nb, 1w)
21.1 to Atapattu, well flighted delivery, on middle and off, slower too, Atapattu comes forward and drives the ball in the air, an attempt to clear the field, out of nowhere Harris makes an acrobatic dive and comes up with a brilliant catch, caught at mid-off 95/2
37.2 to Jayasuriya, flighted on leg and middle, Jayasuriya smacks the ball in the air towards mid-wicket, an attempt to clear the ground, as luck would have it, the ball goes straight down Jacob Oram's throat. It is curtains for Jasuriya, a good knock of 80 170/5
View wickets CZ Harris 10 0 42 2 4.20 (1nb)
28.1 to Jayawardene, tossed up, slower ball on the off, Jayawardene goes for the big blast, slaps it straight to McMillan at short and fine mid-wicket, the pressure undoing the batsman completely. 124/3
32.3 to Arnold, slow drifter on the middle stump, goes for a sweep, a cross batted swipe rather, misses completely hits the pad, Harris goes up with a big appeal, the umpire doesnt hesitate to give Arnold out LBW! 145/4
  NJ Astle 1 0 4 0 4.00
View wicket CD McMillan 0.5 0 2 1 2.40
48.5 to Perera, short in length, goes for the big pull, mistimes it completely, skies it... Sinclair comes running around at mid-wicket, takes a well judged catch. 220/10
  New Zealand innings (target: 221 runs from 49 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal MS Sinclair lbw b Perera 1 6 3 0 0 33.33
1.1 pitched on line of the off stump, angling in to the bat, plays across the line, rapped on the pads, big shout for lbw, the umpire doesnt hesitate to give him out lbw! 3/2
View dismissal NJ Astle b Vaas 2 3 4 0 0 50.00
0.6 outside the off stump, oh ho Astle drags the ball back onto his stumps, an early setback for the Kiwis 3/1
View dismissal SP Fleming* c Perera b Fernando 21 35 24 4 0 87.50
7.5 short and quick, beaten by pace, goes for the pull stroke, manages to send the ball in the air towards mid-off, Perera makes no mstake. new Zealand in a lot of trouble here 43/3
View dismissal CD McMillan c †Kaluwitharana b Fernando 20 52 26 3 0 76.92
11.6 short and outside the off stump, goes for a big cut, gets the inside edge and through to the keeper, kalu takes the catch, big shout, McMillan is indeed out! 61/4
View dismissal L Vincent b Muralitharan 25 64 47 2 0 53.19
22.1 well flighted and outside the off, Vincent lunges down the track and drives leaving a huge gap between bat and pad, bowled through the gate in classical off spinner's fashion 100/5
View dismissal CZ Harris c Perera b Jayasuriya 48 103 93 6 0 51.61
40.4 outside th eleg stump, goes for the biggie, plays it towards mid-wicket in the air, straight to Perera, takes a good catch 157/6
AC Parore not out 51 94 83 1 1 61.44
View dismissal JDP Oram run out (Muralitharan) 6 18 7 0 0 85.71
44.6 Jayasuriya to Parore, driven down the ground to long off, Murali fields and sends in a good return to the bowler 170/6
View dismissal DL Vettori c †Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan 3 2 3 0 0 100.00
45.4 goes for the big shot, manages to send the ball high in the air, little Kalu gets underneath it, takes the catch 174/8
View dismissal KD Mills b Dharmasena 2 6 2 0 0 100.00
46.6 plays all over it, goes for the wild swing, beaten and bowled 186/9
DR Tuffey not out 6 7 5 1 0 120.00
Extras (lb 10, w 6, nb 3) 19
  Total (9 wickets; 49 overs; 199 mins) 204 (4.16 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wicket WPUJC Vaas 7 0 37 1 5.28 (1nb)
0.6 to Astle, outside the off stump, oh ho Astle drags the ball back onto his stumps, an early setback for the Kiwis 3/1
View wicket ASA Perera 3 1 18 1 6.00 (4w)
1.1 to Sinclair, pitched on line of the off stump, angling in to the bat, plays across the line, rapped on the pads, big shout for lbw, the umpire doesnt hesitate to give him out lbw! 3/2
View wickets CRD Fernando 6 0 28 2 4.66 (2nb, 1w)
7.5 to Fleming, short and quick, beaten by pace, goes for the pull stroke, manages to send the ball in the air towards mid-off, Perera makes no mstake. new Zealand in a lot of trouble here 43/3
11.6 to McMillan, short and outside the off stump, goes for a big cut, gets the inside edge and through to the keeper, kalu takes the catch, big shout, McMillan is indeed out! 61/4
View wickets M Muralitharan 10 1 36 2 3.60 (1w)
22.1 to Vincent, well flighted and outside the off, Vincent lunges down the track and drives leaving a huge gap between bat and pad, bowled through the gate in classical off spinner's fashion 100/5
45.4 to Vettori, goes for the big shot, manages to send the ball high in the air, little Kalu gets underneath it, takes the catch 174/8
View wicket HDPK Dharmasena 10 1 29 1 2.90
46.6 to Mills, plays all over it, goes for the wild swing, beaten and bowled 186/9
View wicket ST Jayasuriya 10 0 32 1 3.20
40.4 to Harris, outside th eleg stump, goes for the biggie, plays it towards mid-wicket in the air, straight to Perera, takes a good catch 157/6
  RP Arnold 3 0 14 0 4.66

Match details


Toss - Sri Lanka, who chose to bat
Points - Sri Lanka 2, New Zealand 0
Player of the match - ST Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka)
Umpires - LV Jayasundara and DN Pathirana
TV umpire - PT Manuel
Match referee - CW Smith (West Indies)

Match Notes


    • Sri Lanka 50 in 10.5 overs, 49 mins
    • Sri Lanka innings: 1x5 ball over (22nd over - Vettori's 5th over, called by umpire Pathirana)
    • Sri Lanka 100 in 22.5 overs, 104 mins
    • ST Jayasuriya 50 off 82 balls, 111 mins, 6x4
    • Sri Lanka 150 in 33.5 overs, 148 mins
    • Sri Lanka 200 in 44.4 overs, 196 mins
    • New Zealand were fined 1 over for a slow over rate
    • New Zealand 50 runs in 9.3 overs, 49 mins
    • New Zealand 100 runs in 22 overs, 96 mins
 
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