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)

Srinath to Jayasuriya, OUT, 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

ST Jayasuriya run out 3 (10m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 42.85

Sri Lanka 5/1   RS Kaluwitharana 1* (6b)   J Srinath 1.1-0-4-0

Srinath to Kaluwitharana, OUT, seaming in from outside the off stump, into the pads, struck in line with off and middle, umpire sends him on his way

RS Kaluwitharana lbw b Srinath 7 (20m 15b 1x4 0x6) SR: 46.66

Sri Lanka 23/2   MS Atapattu 8* (5b 2x4)   J Srinath 2.3-0-9-1

Mohanty to Atapattu, OUT, flicking across the line, missing, into the pads behind the crease in line with the off and middle stumps

MS Atapattu lbw b Mohanty 29 (50m 29b 5x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Sri Lanka 74/3   PA de Silva 29* (35b 4x4)   DS Mohanty 2.2-0-8-1

Kumble to Jayawardene, OUT, 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

DPMD Jayawardene lbw b Kumble 4 (4m 5b 1x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

Sri Lanka 79/4   PA de Silva 30* (37b 4x4)   A Kumble 1.3-0-3-1

Singh to de Silva, OUT, trying for a big swipe over the mid wicket, missing, into the back pad. I say, that's quite plumb

PA de Silva lbw b Singh 56 (105m 74b 7x4 0x6) SR: 75.67

Sri Lanka 147/5   A Ranatunga 29* (42b 5x4)   RR Singh 2.1-0-4-1

Singh to Ranatunga, OUT, into the off stump, it goes flying, Ranatunga trying to late cut it and not succeeding

A Ranatunga b Singh 42 (83m 57b 7x4 0x6) SR: 73.68

Sri Lanka 181/6   RS Mahanama 18* (25b 2x4)   RR Singh 5.3-0-18-2

Singh to Vaas, OUT, going for a big slog over mid wicket, elading edge falls down Ramesh's throat at mid off

WPUJC Vaas c Ramesh b Singh 1 (4m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

Sri Lanka 187/7   RS Mahanama 23* (34b 2x4)   RR Singh 6.4-0-21-3

Singh to Upashantha, OUT, to the 1st slip, can't be much longer now

KEA Upashantha c Azharuddin b Singh 5 (13m 17b 0x4 0x6) SR: 29.41

Sri Lanka 203/8   RS Mahanama 31* (44b 3x4)   RR Singh 9-0-28-4

Kumble to Wickramasinghe, OUT, 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

RS Mahanama run out 32 (56m 45b 3x4 0x6) SR: 71.11

Sri Lanka 204/9   GP Wickramasinghe 0* (1b)   A Kumble 7.3-0-22-1

Singh to Muralitharan, OUT, 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

M Muralitharan c Tendulkar b Singh 4 (4m 3b 1x4 0x6) SR: 133.33

Sri Lanka 216/10   GP Wickramasinghe 2* (6b)   RR Singh 9.3-0-31-5





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