Aiwa Cup - Final

Sri Lanka v Australia

Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 63 balls remaining)

Australia innings (50 overs maximum) R B 4s 6s SR
AC Gilchrist c Jayawardene b Wickramasinghe 21 16 4 0 131.25
ME Waugh b Muralitharan 32 52 4 0 61.53
RT Ponting run out (de Saram/†Kaluwitharana) 18 37 0 0 48.64
DS Lehmann c & b Chandana 21 34 0 0 61.76
SR Waugh* b Muralitharan 43 68 3 0 63.23
MG Bevan b Chandana 0 1 0 0 0.00
A Symonds not out 22 39 0 0 56.41
SK Warne c Silva b Arnold 21 32 0 0 65.62
JN Gillespie b Arnold 14 16 0 1 87.50
DW Fleming st †Kaluwitharana b Jayasuriya 0 4 0 0 0.00
GD McGrath st †Kaluwitharana b Jayasuriya 1 3 0 0 33.33
Extras (lb 3, w 3, nb 3) 9
Total (all out; 50 overs) 202 (4.04 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-37 (Gilchrist, 5.6 ov), 2-74 (ME Waugh, 16.6 ov), 3-75 (Ponting, 17.2 ov), 4-126 (Lehmann, 31.3 ov), 5-126 (Bevan, 31.4 ov), 6-144 (SR Waugh, 36.1 ov), 7-178 (Warne, 44.2 ov), 8-197 (Gillespie, 48.3 ov), 9-198 (Fleming, 49.2 ov), 10-202 (McGrath, 49.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DNT Zoysa 7 0 31 0 4.42 (2nb, 1w)
RP Arnold 8 0 42 2 5.25 (1w)
GP Wickramasinghe 8 0 24 1 3.00
M Muralitharan 10 1 36 2 3.60 (1nb)
UDU Chandana 10 0 33 2 3.30
ST Jayasuriya 7 0 33 2 4.71 (1w)
Sri Lanka innings (target: 203 runs from 50 overs) R B 4s 6s SR
MS Atapattu c †Gilchrist b Fleming 24 46 1 0 52.17
RS Kaluwitharana not out 95 117 12 0 81.19
RP Arnold b Gillespie 47 57 3 0 82.45
ST Jayasuriya* not out 26 23 4 1 113.04
Extras (lb 5, w 5, nb 6) 16
Total (2 wickets; 39.3 overs) 208 (5.26 runs per over)
Did not bat DPMD Jayawardene, SI de Saram, LPC Silva, UDU Chandana, GP Wickramasinghe, M Muralitharan, DNT Zoysa
Fall of wickets 1-64 (Atapattu, 13.4 ov), 2-174 (Arnold, 33.2 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GD McGrath 7 0 47 0 6.71 (4nb)
JN Gillespie 9 0 37 1 4.11 (1nb, 2w)
DW Fleming 7 1 28 1 4.00 (1w)
SK Warne 8 0 46 0 5.75 (1w)
A Symonds 3 0 14 0 4.66
SR Waugh 3 0 16 0 5.33 (1w)
DS Lehmann 1.3 0 13 0 8.66
RT Ponting 1 0 2 0 2.00 (1nb)
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series Sri Lanka won the 1999 Aiwa Cup
Player of the match RS Kaluwitharana (Sri Lanka)
Player of the series AC Gilchrist (Australia)
Umpires BC Cooray and KT Francis
TV umpire PT Manuel
Match referee CW Smith (West Indies)
Match notes
  • Australia innings: 1x5 ball over (13th over, 7th by Zoysa)
  • RS Kaluwitharana 50 off 49 balls, 74 mins, 9x4 0x6
 
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Sep 2, 1999

31 August 1999: Pramodya Wickremakinghe of Sri Lanka holds the AIWA cup aloft, as the Sri Lankan team run a lap of honour after the one day Final at Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka won by eight wickets.

Sri Lanka celebrates, Australia v Sri Lanka, Aiwa Cup Final, 1999/00

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Sep 2, 1999

31 August 1999: A dejected Australian team after the one day Final at Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka won by eight wickets.

Australian team, Australia v Sri Lanka, Aiwa Cup Final, 1999/00

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