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)

Vaas to Ramesh, OUT, 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

S Ramesh b Vaas 5 (3m 4b 1x4 0x6) SR: 125.00

India 6/1   SC Ganguly 1* (1b)   WPUJC Vaas 0.5-0-6-1

Vaas to Ganguly, 1 run, OUT, 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

R Dravid run out 145 (179m 129b 17x4 1x6) SR: 112.40

India 324/2   SC Ganguly 157* (146b 16x4 5x6)   WPUJC Vaas 8.4-0-71-1

Jayasuriya to Tendulkar, OUT, ever the entertainer, cleaned bowled middle stump out of the ground, Jaya puts his back into it, medium pace yorker

SR Tendulkar b Jayasuriya 2 (10m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

India 344/3   SC Ganguly 172* (151b 16x4 7x6)   ST Jayasuriya 2.5-0-36-1

Wickramasinghe to Jadeja, OUT, straight drive, straight back to the bowler that is, India collapsing, they look in trouble

A Jadeja c & b Wickramasinghe 5 (15m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 125.00

India 349/4   SC Ganguly 172* (151b 16x4 7x6)   GP Wickramasinghe 8.3-0-52-1

Wickramasinghe to Singh, OUT, 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

RR Singh c de Silva b Wickramasinghe 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

India 349/5   SC Ganguly 172* (151b 16x4 7x6)   GP Wickramasinghe 8.4-0-52-2

Wickramasinghe to Ganguly, OUT, 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

SC Ganguly c sub (UDU Chandana) b Wickramasinghe 183 (210m 158b 17x4 7x6) SR: 115.82

India 372/6   M Azharuddin 11* (6b 1x6)   GP Wickramasinghe 9.5-0-64-3





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