Aiwa Cup, 1999 / Scorecard

Aiwa Cup - 6th match

Sri Lanka v India

India won by 23 runs (D/L method)

India innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
SR Tendulkar* c Muralitharan b Zoysa 120 191 141 11 2 85.10
S Ramesh c †Kaluwitharana b Perera 32 61 35 6 0 91.42
R Dravid c †Kaluwitharana b Chandana 13 43 39 0 0 33.33
SC Ganguly c Arnold b Jayasuriya 85 108 72 7 3 118.05
A Jadeja not out 19 29 15 1 1 126.66
RR Singh not out 4 6 4 0 0 100.00
Extras (b 4, lb 4, w 9, nb 6) 23
Total (4 wickets; 50 overs) 296 (5.92 runs per over)
Did not bat AR Khurasiya, J Srinath, A Kumble, BKV Prasad, N Chopra
Fall of wickets 1-75 (Ramesh, 12.3 ov), 2-112 (Dravid, 22.3 ov), 3-239 (Tendulkar, 44.3 ov), 4-279 (Ganguly, 48.3 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
WPUJC Vaas 7 0 59 0 8.42
DNT Zoysa 10 1 50 1 5.00 (3nb, 1w)
ASA Perera 6 1 41 1 6.83 (1nb, 4w)
M Muralitharan 10 0 42 0 4.20 (2nb, 2w)
UDU Chandana 10 0 49 1 4.90 (2w)
ST Jayasuriya 6 0 33 1 5.50
RP Arnold 1 0 14 0 14.00
Sri Lanka innings (target: 271 runs from 42 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
ST Jayasuriya* c †Dravid b Singh 71 89 53 8 1 133.96
MS Atapattu c Ganguly b Kumble 55 160 86 3 0 63.95
RS Kaluwitharana b Singh 7 16 17 1 0 41.17
DPMD Jayawardene c Chopra b Prasad 62 95 62 5 1 100.00
LPC Silva c Prasad b Chopra 5 13 11 0 0 45.45
UDU Chandana c Chopra b Kumble 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
RP Arnold c Singh b Prasad 19 23 14 3 0 135.71
ASA Perera run out (Jadeja/Srinath) 4 9 6 0 0 66.66
WPUJC Vaas run out (Jadeja) 0 1 0 0 0 -
M Muralitharan not out 5 6 4 1 0 125.00
DNT Zoysa not out 0 1 0 0 0 -
Extras (b 1, lb 11, w 5, nb 2) 19
Total (9 wickets; 42 overs) 247 (5.88 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-105 (Jayasuriya, 16.3 ov), 2-119 (Kaluwitharana, 20.2 ov), 3-193 (Atapattu, 32.4 ov), 4-205 (Silva, 35.6 ov), 5-205 (Chandana, 36.1 ov), 6-238 (Arnold, 40.1 ov), 7-238 (Jayawardene, 40.2 ov), 8-238 (Vaas, 40.4 ov), 9-243 (Perera, 41.4 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
J Srinath 8 0 40 0 5.00 (1w)
BKV Prasad 9 0 59 2 6.55 (4w)
N Chopra 7 0 40 1 5.71
A Kumble 9 0 57 2 6.33
RR Singh 7 0 27 2 3.85
SC Ganguly 2 0 12 0 6.00 (2nb)
Match details
Toss Sri Lanka, who chose to field
Points India 2, Sri Lanka 0
Player of the match RR Singh (India)
Umpires MG Silva and EKG Wijewardene
TV umpire LV Jayasundara
Match referee CW Smith (West Indies)
Match notes
  • SR Tendulkar's 50 in 62 balls (4x4,1x6)
  • SC Ganguly's 50 in 56 balls (3x4, 2x6)
  • SR Tendulkar's 100 in 135 balls (7x4,2x6)
  • At the start of the innings, Sri Lanka were set a target of 270 from 50 overs to reach the final on a superior net run rate
  • Rain interrupted play at 2:45pm to 3:35pm with Sri Lanka on 22/0 after 5 overs. The Sri Lanka target to win was revised to 263 runs from 40 overs, with 12 overs of fielding restrictions and a maximum of 8 overs per bowler. According to clause 11.2 in the One Day International Playing Conditions this should have prevented India from qualifying for the final ("Only those matches where results were achieved and where the Duckworth/Lewis method for recalculating the target score was not utilised will count for the purpose of net run rate calculations."). However, all available evidence indicates that this rule had been ignored/forgotten and Sri Lanka needed to score 222 runs off 40 overs to qualify for the final.
  • ST Jayasuriya 50 off 34 balls, 7x4, 1x6
  • Further to the above comic farce, at 4:18pm (SL 71/0 off 12 overs) the match referee interrupted the match to inform the umpires that a miscalculation was made and that it should be a 42 over match. The Sri Lankan target to win was 're-revised' to 271 in 42 overs and the apparent target (pending clarification on why the ICC playing conditions were not followed) to qualify for the final calculated to be 232. No further adjustment was made to the fielding restrictions.
  • MS Atapattu 50 off 79 balls, 3x4
  • DMPdeS Jayawardene 50 off 48 balls, 3x4, 1x6
 
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