ICC World Cup - 1st match, Group A

England v Sri Lanka

England won by 8 wickets (with 19 balls remaining)

Sri Lanka innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal ST Jayasuriya c Hick b Mullally 29 73 52 4 0 55.76
View dismissal RS Mahanama c Hick b Mullally 16 47 30 2 0 53.33
View dismissal MS Atapattu c Thorpe b Austin 3 9 9 0 0 33.33
View dismissal HP Tillakaratne c †Stewart b Ealham 0 26 12 0 0 0.00
View dismissal PA de Silva c Thorpe b Mullally 0 13 6 0 0 0.00
View dismissal A Ranatunga* c Hussain b Ealham 32 71 42 1 1 76.19
View dismissal RS Kaluwitharana c †Stewart b Mullally 57 73 66 7 0 86.36
WPUJC Vaas not out 12 59 27 0 0 44.44
View dismissal KEA Upashantha c Thorpe b Hollioake 11 25 25 1 0 44.00
View dismissal GP Wickramasinghe c †Stewart b Austin 11 15 18 1 0 61.11
View dismissal M Muralitharan b Gough 12 6 8 2 0 150.00
Extras (lb 9, w 9, nb 3) 21
Total (all out; 48.4 overs) 204 (4.19 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-42 (Mahanama, 10.6 ov), 2-50 (Atapattu, 13.2 ov), 3-63 (Jayasuriya, 16.5 ov), 4-63 (Tillakaratne, 17.1 ov), 5-65 (de Silva, 18.5 ov), 6-149 (Ranatunga, 33.6 ov), 7-155 (Kaluwitharana, 36.5 ov), 8-174 (Upashantha, 43.5 ov), 9-190 (Wickramasinghe, 47.2 ov), 10-204 (Muralitharan, 48.4 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wicket D Gough 8.4 0 50 1 5.76 (2nb, 1w)
View wickets ID Austin 9 1 25 2 2.77 (5w)
View wickets AD Mullally 10 1 37 4 3.70 (1nb, 1w)
View wickets MA Ealham 10 0 31 2 3.10
A Flintoff 2 0 12 0 6.00
GA Hick 3 0 19 0 6.33 (1w)
View wicket AJ Hollioake 6 0 21 1 3.50
England innings (target: 205 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal N Hussain st †Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan 14 69 33 1 0 42.42
View dismissal AJ Stewart*† c †Kaluwitharana b Vaas 88 182 146 6 0 60.27
GA Hick not out 73 135 88 2 2 82.95
GP Thorpe not out 13 23 15 1 0 86.66
Extras (lb 6, w 12, nb 1) 19
Total (2 wickets; 46.5 overs) 207 (4.41 runs per over)
Did not bat NH Fairbrother, A Flintoff, AJ Hollioake, MA Ealham, ID Austin, D Gough, AD Mullally
Fall of wickets 1-50 (Hussain, 14.5 ov), 2-175 (Stewart, 41.3 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wicket WPUJC Vaas 10 2 27 1 2.70
GP Wickramasinghe 10 0 41 0 4.10
KEA Upashantha 8 0 38 0 4.75 (1nb, 8w)
View wicket M Muralitharan 10 0 33 1 3.30 (2w)
ST Jayasuriya 7.5 0 55 0 7.02 (2w)
PA de Silva 1 0 7 0 7.00
Match details
Toss England, who chose to field
Points England 2, Sri Lanka 0
Player of the match AJ Stewart (England)
Umpires RE Koertzen (South Africa) and S Venkataraghavan (India)
TV umpire DL Orchard (South Africa)
Match referee CW Smith (West Indies)
Match notes
  • 4th (reserve) umpire: JF Steele
  • RS Kaluwitharana 50 off 52 balls, 7x4
  • AJ Stewart 50 off 85 balls, 4x4
  • GA Hick 50 off 63 balls, 1x4 1x6
 
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