ICC World Cup, 14th Match: Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at Worcester, May 22, 1999
ICC World Cup - 14th match, Group A
Sri Lanka won by 4 wickets (with 24 balls remaining)
Played at County Ground, New Road, Worcester (neutral venue)
22 May 1999 (50-over match)

Upashantha to Johnson, OUT, pull shot, not onto it at all, ball loops into the air, and Wickers runs around easily on mid on to take a catch in the mid wicket area

NC Johnson c Wickramasinghe b Upashantha 8 (36m 17b 1x4 0x6) SR: 47.05

Zimbabwe 21/1   GW Flower 11* (28b 2x4)   KEA Upashantha 3.3-1-9-1

Wickramasinghe to Strang, OUT, trying to defend outsid ethe off stump, inside edge clips the leg stump, that's the end of the pinch hitter

PA Strang b Wickramasinghe 5 (12m 8b 1x4 0x6) SR: 62.50

Zimbabwe 34/2   GW Flower 18* (40b 3x4)   GP Wickramasinghe 0.5-0-4-1

Muralitharan to Goodwin, OUT, leaning forward and glancing, but direct to Jayasuriya at the short fine leg, an easy throw to the bowler's end for the run out

MW Goodwin run out 21 (39m 29b 2x4 0x6) SR: 72.41

Zimbabwe 78/3   GW Flower 40* (62b 6x4)   M Muralitharan 0.2-0-1-0

Wickramasinghe to GW Flower, OUT, pathetic shot, reaching to far for it, trying the cover drive, a thin edge makes its merry way into the keeper's gloves

GW Flower c †Kaluwitharana b Wickramasinghe 42 (100m 69b 6x4 0x6) SR: 60.86

Zimbabwe 81/4   A Flower 1* (1b)   GP Wickramasinghe 5.4-0-20-2

Wickramasinghe to Campbell, OUT, playing wide across the line, just a faint outside edge, Campbell isn't happy, but it's hard to tell if he's cranky with the umpire or peeved with himself

ADR Campbell c †Kaluwitharana b Wickramasinghe 6 (7m 8b 1x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

Zimbabwe 89/5   A Flower 3* (5b)   GP Wickramasinghe 6.4-0-26-3

Muralitharan to Whittall, OUT, trying to play it on the on side again, oh dear oh dear, leading edge again, but this time there *is* a slip, Ranatunga juggles the catch before diving and rolling and catching

GJ Whittall c Ranatunga b Muralitharan 4 (9m 11b 1x4 0x6) SR: 36.36

Zimbabwe 94/6   A Flower 3* (13b)   M Muralitharan 3.5-1-9-1

Jayasuriya to Carlisle, OUT, played to Vaas at backward point, quick fielding for the quick single, throws to Jaya at the bowler's end who gathers whilst Carlisle dives, TV called, out

SV Carlisle run out 27 (52m 36b 1x4 1x6) SR: 75.00

Zimbabwe 162/7   A Flower 41* (59b 3x4)   ST Jayasuriya 3.3-0-22-0

Jayasuriya to A Flower, OUT, reverse sweep, top edge loops over his should and Kalu dives and takes the catch on the on side, stupid shot, there's a lesson to be leant there

A Flower c †Kaluwitharana b Jayasuriya 41 (80m 60b 3x4 0x6) SR: 68.33

Zimbabwe 162/8   * (b)   ST Jayasuriya 3.4-0-22-1

Muralitharan to Streak, OUT, another reverse sweep, what a load of rubbish, are they deliberately trying to embarress themselves? easy catch to the square leg

HH Streak c Atapattu b Muralitharan 10 (23m 23b 0x4 0x6) SR: 43.47

Zimbabwe 176/9   EA Brandes 4* (21b)   M Muralitharan 10-2-29-2





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