Carlton & United Series, 15th Match: Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne, Feb 7, 1999
Australia won by 43 runs
7 February 1999 (50-over match)
  Australia innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
AC Gilchrist c Tillakaratne b Vaas 154 191 129 14 4 119.37
ME Waugh b Muralitharan 19 63 37 2 0 51.35
BP Julian c Jayawardene b Muralitharan 0 1 2 0 0 0.00
RT Ponting c Jayawardene b de Silva 61 84 64 3 0 95.31
DS Lehmann c Ranatunga b Samaraweera 27 21 27 1 0 100.00
DR Martyn c †Kaluwitharana b Wickramasinghe 18 25 20 1 0 90.00
MG Bevan not out 11 24 13 0 0 84.61
S Lee run out (Vaas) 5 8 6 0 0 83.33
SK Warne* c Tillakaratne b Vaas 3 6 3 0 0 100.00
MS Kasprowicz not out 2 1 1 0 0 200.00
Extras (lb 4, w 4, nb 2) 10
  Total (8 wickets; 50 overs) 310 (6.20 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  WPUJC Vaas 10 1 68 2 6.80 (1w)
  GP Wickramasinghe 9 0 52 1 5.77 (1nb)
  M Muralitharan 3.4 1 15 2 4.09
  PA de Silva 10 0 55 1 5.50 (1nb, 2w)
  HP Tillakaratne 1.2 0 11 0 8.25
  TT Samaraweera 9 0 60 1 6.66 (1w)
  DPMD Jayawardene 7 0 45 0 6.42
  Sri Lanka innings (target: 311 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
DA Gunawardene b Lee 75 97 66 9 2 113.63
RS Kaluwitharana c Martyn b Warne 68 92 60 9 1 113.33
PA de Silva c Waugh b Lee 11 19 13 1 0 84.61
DPMD Jayawardene run out (Waugh) 27 52 36 1 0 75.00
A Ranatunga* c †Gilchrist b Lee 1 6 3 0 0 33.33
HP Tillakaratne c Ponting b Lee 42 98 60 2 0 70.00
MS Atapattu b Lehmann 12 22 19 1 0 63.15
WPUJC Vaas b McGrath 14 20 15 1 0 93.33
TT Samaraweera b Lee 3 11 9 0 0 33.33
GP Wickramasinghe c †Gilchrist b McGrath 4 7 5 0 0 80.00
M Muralitharan not out 1 3 1 0 0 100.00
Extras (b 2, lb 2, w 1, nb 4) 9
  Total (all out; 47.1 overs) 267 (5.66 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  GD McGrath 8 0 46 2 5.75 (4nb)
  MS Kasprowicz 8 0 45 0 5.62
  SK Warne 8 1 51 1 6.37
  BP Julian 5 0 45 0 9.00
  S Lee 8.1 0 33 5 4.04
  MG Bevan 3 0 15 0 5.00 (1w)
  DS Lehmann 7 0 28 1 4.00

Match details


Toss - Australia, who chose to bat
Points - Australia 2, Sri Lanka 0
Player of the match - AC Gilchrist (Australia)
Umpires - DJ Harper and TA Prue
TV umpire - WP Sheahan
Match referee - PL van der Merwe (South Africa)

Match Notes


    • Twelfth Men: AC Dale (Australia) and ASA Perera (Sri Lanka)
    • 4th Umpire - S Walpole
    • On 18, ME Waugh passed 6000 ODI career runs
    • AC Gilchrist 154: highest ODI score by an Australian (prev. DM Jones 145 v England at Brisbane, World Series Cup, 1990/91 and RT Ponting 145 v Zimbabwe at Delhi, Pepsi Triangular Cup, 1997/98)
 
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