ICC World Cup - 43rd match, Super Sixes

Australia v Sri Lanka

Australia won by 96 runs

Australia innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AC Gilchrist run out (Vaas) 99 122 88 14 2 112.50
View dismissal ML Hayden c Tillakaratne b Muralitharan 22 50 34 3 0 64.70
View dismissal RT Ponting* c †Sangakkara b Fernando 114 130 109 8 4 104.58
View dismissal DR Martyn b Fernando 52 76 58 1 0 89.65
View dismissal DS Lehmann c de Silva b Fernando 10 21 10 1 0 100.00
IJ Harvey not out 5 6 3 1 0 166.66
MG Bevan not out 1 3 1 0 0 100.00
Extras (lb 4, w 5, nb 7) 16
Total (5 wickets; 50 overs; 205 mins) 319 (6.38 runs per over)
Did not bat GB Hogg, B Lee, AJ Bichel, GD McGrath
Fall of wickets 1-75 (Hayden, 12.2 ov), 2-181 (Gilchrist, 29.5 ov), 3-293 (Ponting, 45.4 ov), 4-313 (Martyn, 49.1 ov), 5-314 (Lehmann, 49.3 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
WPUJC Vaas 8 0 59 0 7.37 (2nb, 1w)
PW Gunaratne 6 0 46 0 7.66
PA de Silva 5 0 36 0 7.20
View wicket M Muralitharan 10 0 47 1 4.70 (1nb, 1w)
RP Arnold 2 0 21 0 10.50 (1w)
View wickets CRD Fernando 9 0 47 3 5.22 (1w)
ST Jayasuriya 10 0 59 0 5.90 (1w)
Sri Lanka innings (target: 320 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal MS Atapattu c & b Lee 16 46 24 3 0 66.66
ST Jayasuriya* retired hurt 1 7 5 0 0 20.00
View dismissal HP Tillakaratne b McGrath 21 51 41 3 0 51.21
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene c †Gilchrist b Lee 0 8 3 0 0 0.00
View dismissal PA de Silva c & b Hogg 92 138 94 9 4 97.87
View dismissal RP Arnold lbw b Lee 1 6 6 0 0 16.66
View dismissal KC Sangakkara run out (Hogg) 20 53 38 2 0 52.63
View dismissal WPUJC Vaas lbw b Hogg 21 37 45 2 0 46.66
View dismissal M Muralitharan c Lee b Lehmann 4 5 5 0 0 80.00
View dismissal CRD Fernando lbw b McGrath 9 40 13 2 0 69.23
PW Gunaratne not out 15 12 15 3 0 100.00
Extras (b 6, lb 8, w 6, nb 3) 23
Total (all out; 47.4 overs; 205 mins) 223 (4.67 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 0-6* (Jayasuriya, retired not out), 1-42 (Atapattu, 9.5 ov), 2-46 (Jayawardene, 11.2 ov), 3-47 (Tillakaratne, 12.3 ov), 4-48 (Arnold, 13.3 ov), 5-100 (Sangakkara, 26.1 ov), 6-144 (Vaas, 36.4 ov), 7-149 (Muralitharan, 37.4 ov), 8-203 (de Silva, 44.1 ov), 9-223 (Fernando, 47.4 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets GD McGrath 9.4 1 25 2 2.58 (3w)
View wickets B Lee 10 1 52 3 5.20 (3nb, 2w)
IJ Harvey 7 0 29 0 4.14
AJ Bichel 7 1 32 0 4.57 (1w)
View wickets GB Hogg 9 1 45 2 5.00
View wicket DS Lehmann 5 0 26 1 5.20
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Points Australia 4, Sri Lanka 0
Player of the match RT Ponting (Australia)
Umpires BF Bowden (New Zealand) and DR Shepherd (England)
TV umpire BG Jerling
Match referee MJ Procter
Match notes
  • 4th (reserve) umpire: SA Bucknor (WI)
  • 12th Men: JP Maher (Australia) and J Mubarak (Sri Lanka)
  • Australia 50 runs, 51 balls, 35 minutes 8x4
  • 50 Partnership (Gilchrist/Hayden) 51 balls, 35 minutes, 8x4
  • When Gilchrist reached 38* he completed 5000 runs in ODIs
  • Australia 100 runs, 96 balls, 63 minutes, 15x4, 1x6
  • AC Gilchrist's highest score in World Cups (previous: 63 v Bangladesh at Chester-le-Street, 1999)
  • 50 Partnership (Gilchrist/Ponting) 41 balls, 30 minutes, 4x4, 2x6
  • Australia 150 runs, 150 balls, 99 minutes, 17x4, 2x6
  • 100 partnership (Gilchrist/Ponting) 96 balls, 63 minutes, 7 x4, 3x6
  • Ponting 50 runs, 66 balls, 81 minutes, 3x4, 1x6
  • Australia 200 runs, 205 balls, 135 minutes, 21x4, 4x6
  • 50 Partnership (Ponting/Martyn) 43 balls, 29 minutes, 2x4, 2x6
  • Australia 250 runs, 247 balls, 159 minutes, 23x4, 5x6
  • Ponting 100 runs, 96 balls, 115 minutes, 6x6, 4x6
  • RT Ponting's highest score in World Cups (previous: 102 v West Indies at Jaipur, 1995/96)
  • 100 Partnership (Ponting/Martyn) 82 balls, 48 minutes, 6x4, 3x6
  • Australia 300 runs, 293 balls, 191 minutes, 26x4, 6x6
  • DR Martyn's highest score against Sri Lanka in ODIs (previous: 48 at Perth, 1998/99)
  • Martyn 50 runs, 56 balls, 75 minutes, 1x4
  • CRD Fernando's best bowling against Australia in ODIs (previous: 1/46 at Sydney, 2002/03)
  • CRD Fernando's best bowling in World Cups (previous: 2/4 v Canada at Paarl, 2002/03)
  • ST Jayasuriya retired hurt at 6/0 (1*, 5 balls, hit by a rising ball from Lee)
  • With the wicket of HP Tillakaratne, GD McGrath became the leading wicket-taker for Australia against Sri Lanka in ODIs (previous: 29 wkts, jointly held with SK Warne)
  • When PA de Silva reached 34* he became the leading run scorer for Sri Lanka in World Cups (previous: 969 runs, A Ranatunga)
  • Sri Lanka 50 runs, 100 balls, 79 minutes, 6x4
  • 50 Partnership (de Silva/Sangakkara) 75 balls, 51 minutes, 5x4, 1x6
  • Sri Lanka 100 runs, 163 balls, 119 minutes, 11x4, 1x6
  • Sri Lanka 150 runs, 236 balls, 167 minutes, 15x4, 1x6
  • PA de Silva 50 runs, 69 balls, 116 minutes, 6x4, 1x6
  • PA de Silva and CRD Fernando's partnership set a new 8th wicket partnership record for Sri Lanka against Australia in ODIs (previous: 44 ST Jayasuriya and RJ Ratnayake at Adelaide, 1989/90)
  • Sri Lanka 200 runs, 269 balls, 186 minutes, 20 x 4, 3x 6
  • 50 Partnership (de Silva/Fernando) 35 balls, 21 minutes, 5x4, 3x6
  • Australia extend their record winning streak in ODIs to 13 consecutive victories
 
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Mar 8, 2003

World Cup, 2003 -  Australia v Sri Lanka at Centurion, 7th March 2003

Aravinda de Silva acknowledges the crowd after being dismissed for 92

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Mar 8, 2003

World Cup, 2003 -  Australia v Sri Lanka at Centurion, 7th March 2003

Ponting argues with umpire Shepherd regarding a catch to dismiss Aravinda de Silva

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