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)
  Zimbabwe innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal NC Johnson c Wickramasinghe b Upashantha 8 36 17 1 0 47.05
7.3 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 21/1
View dismissal GW Flower c †Kaluwitharana b Wickramasinghe 42 100 69 6 0 60.86
20.4 pathetic shot, reaching to far for it, trying the cover drive, a thin edge makes its merry way into the keeper's gloves 81/4
View dismissal PA Strang b Wickramasinghe 5 12 8 1 0 62.50
10.5 trying to defend outsid ethe off stump, inside edge clips the leg stump, that's the end of the pinch hitter 34/2
View dismissal MW Goodwin run out (Jayasuriya/Muralitharan) 21 39 29 2 0 72.41
19.2 from Muralitharan, 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 78/3
View dismissal A Flower c †Kaluwitharana b Jayasuriya 41 80 60 3 0 68.33
39.4 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 162/8
View dismissal ADR Campbell* c †Kaluwitharana b Wickramasinghe 6 7 8 1 0 75.00
22.4 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 89/5
View dismissal GJ Whittall c Ranatunga b Muralitharan 4 9 11 1 0 36.36
25.5 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 94/6
View dismissal SV Carlisle run out (Vaas/Jayasuriya) 27 52 36 1 1 75.00
39.3 from Jayasuriya, 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 162/7
View dismissal HH Streak c Atapattu b Muralitharan 10 23 23 0 0 43.47
46.6 another reverse sweep, what a load of rubbish, are they deliberately trying to embarress themselves? easy catch to the square leg 176/9
EA Brandes not out 19 35 29 1 1 65.51
HK Olonga not out 5 11 10 1 0 50.00
Extras (lb 3, w 6) 9
  Total (9 wickets; 50 overs) 197 (3.94 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  WPUJC Vaas 10 1 47 0 4.70 (1w)
View wicket KEA Upashantha 10 1 43 1 4.30 (4w)
7.3 to Johnson, 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 21/1
View wickets GP Wickramasinghe 10 1 30 3 3.00
10.5 to Strang, trying to defend outsid ethe off stump, inside edge clips the leg stump, that's the end of the pinch hitter 34/2
20.4 to GW Flower, pathetic shot, reaching to far for it, trying the cover drive, a thin edge makes its merry way into the keeper's gloves 81/4
22.4 to Campbell, 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 89/5
  DPMD Jayawardene 1 0 8 0 8.00
View wickets M Muralitharan 10 2 29 2 2.90 (1w)
25.5 to Whittall, 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 94/6
46.6 to Streak, another reverse sweep, what a load of rubbish, are they deliberately trying to embarress themselves? easy catch to the square leg 176/9
View wicket ST Jayasuriya 7 0 28 1 4.00
39.4 to A Flower, 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 162/8
  PA de Silva 2 0 9 0 4.50
  Sri Lanka innings (target: 198 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal ST Jayasuriya c Goodwin b Johnson 6 22 17 0 0 35.29
5.4 the national shot of Sri Lanka, top edge off a cut wide of the off stump, Strang gratefully receives it at a widish 3rd man 13/1
View dismissal RS Mahanama b Whittall 31 84 64 3 0 48.43
19.1 harmless ball outside the off stump, Mahanama with a terrible misjudgement, trying to glide it to the 3rd man, instead comes off the back of the bat into the stumps 75/2
View dismissal MS Atapattu c Campbell b Streak 54 141 90 4 0 60.00
36.3 wild drive and at the covers, edges from outside the off stump, good safe catch by Campbell standing at about 2nd slip 150/5
View dismissal PA de Silva c sub (AR Whittall) b Whittall 6 25 15 0 0 40.00
25.2 what a pair of whittlers! pull shot, not onto it at all, flies up off the top edge and an easy catch to the mid on 93/3
View dismissal A Ranatunga* c & b Whittall 3 18 12 0 0 25.00
29.2 how feeble, just dabbing it off the leg stump and back to the bowler, almost as though he was playing french cricket 108/4
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene lbw b Streak 31 40 36 4 0 86.11
38.5 seaming in, into the pads, big appeal, in line with off stump, Bucknor nods his head and raises the finger 157/6
RS Kaluwitharana not out 18 43 30 2 0 60.00
WPUJC Vaas not out 17 32 17 2 0 100.00
Extras (lb 6, w 21, nb 5) 32
  Total (6 wickets; 46 overs) 198 (4.30 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  EA Brandes 8 0 28 0 3.50 (2w)
View wicket NC Johnson 7 1 29 1 4.14 (5w)
5.4 to Jayasuriya, the national shot of Sri Lanka, top edge off a cut wide of the off stump, Strang gratefully receives it at a widish 3rd man 13/1
View wickets HH Streak 8 1 30 2 3.75 (6w)
36.3 to Atapattu, wild drive and at the covers, edges from outside the off stump, good safe catch by Campbell standing at about 2nd slip 150/5
38.5 to Jayawardene, seaming in, into the pads, big appeal, in line with off stump, Bucknor nods his head and raises the finger 157/6
View wickets GJ Whittall 10 1 35 3 3.50 (1nb, 2w)
19.1 to Mahanama, harmless ball outside the off stump, Mahanama with a terrible misjudgement, trying to glide it to the 3rd man, instead comes off the back of the bat into the stumps 75/2
25.2 to de Silva, what a pair of whittlers! pull shot, not onto it at all, flies up off the top edge and an easy catch to the mid on 93/3
29.2 to Ranatunga, how feeble, just dabbing it off the leg stump and back to the bowler, almost as though he was playing french cricket 108/4
  HK Olonga 9 0 50 0 5.55 (4nb, 3w)
  GW Flower 2 0 10 0 5.00
  PA Strang 2 0 10 0 5.00

Match details


Toss - Sri Lanka, who chose to field
Points - Sri Lanka 2, Zimbabwe 0
Player of the match - MS Atapattu (Sri Lanka)
Umpires - SA Bucknor (West Indies) and DR Shepherd
TV umpire - MJ Kitchen
Match referee - Talat Ali (Pakistan)

Match Notes


    • 4th (reserve) umpire: WB Smith (Scot)
    • MS Atapattu 50 off 83 balls, 4x4 0x6
 
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