ICC World Cup, 21st Match: India v Sri Lanka at Taunton, May 26, 1999
ICC World Cup - 21st match, Group A
India won by 157 runs
Played at County Ground, Taunton (neutral venue)
26 May 1999 (50-over match)
  India innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal S Ramesh b Vaas 5 3 4 1 0 125.00
0.5 brilliant ball, pitching on the off stump and then straighening down the line, Ramesh is defending off the middle stump, but the ball misses the outside edge and clips the top off the off stump 6/1
View dismissal SC Ganguly c sub (UDU Chandana) b Wickramasinghe 183 210 158 17 7 115.82
49.5 going for the 6, big slog down the ground, but he hasn't got onto it properly, Chandana it looks like has taken a safe catch in front of the sightscreen, what a great innings, standing ovation from the crowd 372/6
View dismissal R Dravid run out (Muralitharan) 145 179 129 17 1 112.40
45.4 Vaas to Ganguly, swiping it thru the mid wicket, Murali fields with his knees, confusingly wearing Wickers shirt, pings it to the bowler's end, TV called, direct hit ends the madness 324/2
View dismissal SR Tendulkar b Jayasuriya 2 10 3 0 0 66.66
46.5 ever the entertainer, cleaned bowled middle stump out of the ground, Jaya puts his back into it, medium pace yorker 344/3
View dismissal A Jadeja c & b Wickramasinghe 5 15 4 0 0 125.00
47.3 straight drive, straight back to the bowler that is, India collapsing, they look in trouble 349/4
View dismissal RR Singh c de Silva b Wickramasinghe 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
47.4 clap clap clap, marvellous stuff from Robin, pull shot, top edge, down the throat of the mid wicket, never mind, I'm sure he can blame the demons in the pitch 349/5
M Azharuddin* not out 12 8 7 0 1 171.42
J Srinath not out 0 2 0 0 0 -
Extras (lb 3, w 12, nb 6) 21
  Total (6 wickets; 50 overs) 373 (7.46 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wicket WPUJC Vaas 10 0 84 1 8.40 (3nb, 1w)
0.5 to Ramesh, brilliant ball, pitching on the off stump and then straighening down the line, Ramesh is defending off the middle stump, but the ball misses the outside edge and clips the top off the off stump 6/1
  KEA Upashantha 10 0 80 0 8.00 (3nb, 3w)
View wickets GP Wickramasinghe 10 0 65 3 6.50 (1w)
47.3 to Jadeja, straight drive, straight back to the bowler that is, India collapsing, they look in trouble 349/4
47.4 to Singh, clap clap clap, marvellous stuff from Robin, pull shot, top edge, down the throat of the mid wicket, never mind, I'm sure he can blame the demons in the pitch 349/5
49.5 to Ganguly, going for the 6, big slog down the ground, but he hasn't got onto it properly, Chandana it looks like has taken a safe catch in front of the sightscreen, what a great innings, standing ovation from the crowd 372/6
  M Muralitharan 10 0 60 0 6.00 (2w)
  DPMD Jayawardene 3 0 21 0 7.00
View wicket ST Jayasuriya 3 0 37 1 12.33 (2w)
46.5 to Tendulkar, ever the entertainer, cleaned bowled middle stump out of the ground, Jaya puts his back into it, medium pace yorker 344/3
  PA de Silva 4 0 23 0 5.75 (1w)
  Sri Lanka innings (target: 374 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal ST Jayasuriya run out (Srinath) 3 10 7 0 0 42.85
2.1 from Srinath, poked down the wicket, Jaya takes the run even though he's on the back foot, Srinath fields on the on side, turns and throws down the bowler's end, TV called, Jaya about 1 metre out 5/1
View dismissal RS Kaluwitharana lbw b Srinath 7 20 15 1 0 46.66
4.3 seaming in from outside the off stump, into the pads, struck in line with off and middle, umpire sends him on his way 23/2
View dismissal MS Atapattu lbw b Mohanty 29 50 29 5 0 100.00
14.2 flicking across the line, missing, into the pads behind the crease in line with the off and middle stumps 74/3
View dismissal PA de Silva lbw b Singh 56 105 74 7 0 75.67
28.1 trying for a big swipe over the mid wicket, missing, into the back pad. I say, that's quite plumb 147/5
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene lbw b Kumble 4 4 5 1 0 80.00
15.3 quick ball, aimed at the stumps, poor defence from Jaya, pad thrusted forward with his bat beside it, ball hits the pad then bat, easily out, Jaya looks annoyed with the decision 79/4
View dismissal A Ranatunga* b Singh 42 83 57 7 0 73.68
34.3 into the off stump, it goes flying, Ranatunga trying to late cut it and not succeeding 181/6
View dismissal RS Mahanama run out (Tendulkar) 32 56 45 3 0 71.11
41.3 Kumble to Wickramasinghe, working it around the corner, Tendulkar is the fielder at short fine leg, Mahanama is sent back, great throw, throws down the stumps at the bowler's end, everything going the way of one team 204/9
View dismissal WPUJC Vaas c Ramesh b Singh 1 4 4 0 0 25.00
36.4 going for a big slog over mid wicket, elading edge falls down Ramesh's throat at mid off 187/7
View dismissal KEA Upashantha c Azharuddin b Singh 5 13 17 0 0 29.41
40.6 to the 1st slip, can't be much longer now 203/8
GP Wickramasinghe not out 2 7 6 0 0 33.33
View dismissal M Muralitharan c Tendulkar b Singh 4 4 3 1 0 133.33
42.3 onto one knee, trying to pull over mid wicket, top edge, Tendulkar catches safely at extra cover to bump up his fantasy points a little 216/10
Extras (b 4, lb 12, w 8, nb 7) 31
  Total (all out; 42.3 overs) 216 (5.08 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wicket J Srinath 7 0 33 1 4.71 (1nb, 2w)
4.3 to Kaluwitharana, seaming in from outside the off stump, into the pads, struck in line with off and middle, umpire sends him on his way 23/2
  BKV Prasad 8 0 41 0 5.12
View wicket DS Mohanty 5 0 31 1 6.20
14.2 to Atapattu, flicking across the line, missing, into the pads behind the crease in line with the off and middle stumps 74/3
View wicket A Kumble 8 0 27 1 3.37 (2w)
15.3 to Jayawardene, quick ball, aimed at the stumps, poor defence from Jaya, pad thrusted forward with his bat beside it, ball hits the pad then bat, easily out, Jaya looks annoyed with the decision 79/4
  SC Ganguly 5 0 37 0 7.40 (2nb, 1w)
View wickets RR Singh 9.3 0 31 5 3.26 (4nb, 2w)
28.1 to de Silva, trying for a big swipe over the mid wicket, missing, into the back pad. I say, that's quite plumb 147/5
34.3 to Ranatunga, into the off stump, it goes flying, Ranatunga trying to late cut it and not succeeding 181/6
36.4 to Vaas, going for a big slog over mid wicket, elading edge falls down Ramesh's throat at mid off 187/7
40.6 to Upashantha, to the 1st slip, can't be much longer now 203/8
42.3 to Muralitharan, onto one knee, trying to pull over mid wicket, top edge, Tendulkar catches safely at extra cover to bump up his fantasy points a little 216/10

Match details


Toss - Sri Lanka, who chose to field
Points - India 2, Sri Lanka 0
Player of the match - SC Ganguly (India)
Umpires - RS Dunne (New Zealand) and DR Shepherd
TV umpire - R Julian
Match referee - CW Smith (West Indies)

Match Notes


    • 4th (reserve) umpire: Sailab Hossain (Ban)
    • R Dravid 50 off 43 balls, 10x4 0x6
    • SC Ganguly 50 off 68 balls, 6x4 0x6
    • R Dravid 100 off 102 balls, 12x4 0x6
    • SC Ganguly 100 off 119 balls, 11x4 1x6
    • SC Ganguly 150 off 143 balls, 16x4 5x6
    • PA de Silva 50 off 63 balls, 6x4 0x6
 
Print this page
x
   

MATCH CENTRE

4s

6s

dots

  • RHB

    LHB

  • RHB

    LHB

Partnerships