Asian Test Championship, Final: Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Mar 12-15, 1999
Pakistan won by an innings and 175 runs
Played at Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka (neutral venue)
12,13,14,15 March 1999 (5-day match)
  Sri Lanka 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
RP Arnold b Shoaib Akhtar 10 20 13 2 0 76.92
DA Gunawardene c Wajahatullah Wasti b Wasim Akram 4 11 6 1 0 66.66
DPMD Jayawardene lbw b Wasim Akram 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
MS Atapattu lbw b Saqlain Mushtaq 36 82 59 5 0 61.01
PA de Silva* lbw b Arshad Khan 72 263 164 10 0 43.90
HP Tillakaratne c Wajahatullah Wasti b Arshad Khan 15 82 59 1 0 25.42
RS Kaluwitharana c Yousuf Youhana b Arshad Khan 9 29 25 1 0 36.00
UDU Chandana c †Moin Khan b Shoaib Akhtar 15 44 44 3 0 34.09
WPUJC Vaas not out 20 90 78 0 0 25.64
GP Wickramasinghe c Wajahatullah Wasti b Arshad Khan 2 37 17 0 0 11.76
KSC de Silva c †Moin Khan b Arshad Khan 11 20 17 2 0 64.70
Extras (b 12, lb 9, nb 16) 37
  Total (all out; 78 overs) 231 (2.96 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  Wasim Akram 14 2 45 2 3.21 (3nb)
  Shoaib Akhtar 13 3 36 2 2.76 (9nb)
  Saqlain Mushtaq 29 7 76 1 2.62 (2nb)
  Shahid Afridi 2 0 15 0 7.50 (1nb)
  Arshad Khan 20 5 38 5 1.90
  Pakistan 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
Saeed Anwar c & b Arnold 57 171 113 7 0 50.44
Wajahatullah Wasti c Jayawardene b KSC de Silva 22 123 87 2 0 25.28
Ijaz Ahmed st †Tillakaratne b Chandana 211 519 372 23 1 56.72
Inzamam-ul-Haq not out 200 535 397 23 2 50.37
Yousuf Youhana c sub (UC Hathurusingha) b Chandana 19 52 42 2 0 45.23
Shahid Afridi c & b Chandana 21 26 29 3 1 72.41
Moin Khan c KSC de Silva b Arnold 10 30 20 0 0 50.00
Wasim Akram* c Vaas b Chandana 8 11 14 0 1 57.14
Saqlain Mushtaq run out (†Tillakaratne/Gunawardene) 4 22 16 0 0 25.00
Arshad Khan c †Tillakaratne b Chandana 3 19 15 0 0 20.00
Shoaib Akhtar st †Tillakaratne b Chandana 4 31 12 1 0 33.33
Extras (b 13, lb 14, nb 8) 35
  Total (all out; 184.5 overs) 594 (3.21 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  WPUJC Vaas 32 4 101 0 3.15 (3nb)
  GP Wickramasinghe 20 3 53 0 2.65 (1nb)
  KSC de Silva 25.4 3 75 1 2.92 (4nb)
  UDU Chandana 47.5 7 179 6 3.74
  PA de Silva 12 0 44 0 3.66
  RP Arnold 37.2 7 80 2 2.14
  DPMD Jayawardene 10 1 35 0 3.50
  Sri Lanka 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
RP Arnold c Wasim Akram b Arshad Khan 30 85 50 4 0 60.00
DA Gunawardene c Shahid Afridi b Wasim Akram 0 3 1 0 0 0.00
WPUJC Vaas b Wasim Akram 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
DPMD Jayawardene c Wajahatullah Wasti b Wasim Akram 1 8 5 0 0 20.00
MS Atapattu run out (Wasim Akram) 22 46 40 1 0 55.00
PA de Silva* c Wajahatullah Wasti b Saqlain Mushtaq 6 30 18 1 0 33.33
HP Tillakaratne not out 55 173 152 10 0 36.18
RS Kaluwitharana c & b Saqlain Mushtaq 0 6 3 0 0 0.00
UDU Chandana lbw b Shahid Afridi 28 73 58 3 1 48.27
GP Wickramasinghe b Shahid Afridi 7 19 19 1 0 36.84
KSC de Silva b Saqlain Mushtaq 27 66 47 4 1 57.44
Extras (b 4, lb 7, nb 1) 12
  Total (all out; 65.3 overs) 188 (2.87 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  Wasim Akram 7 0 33 3 4.71
  Shoaib Akhtar 10.4 3 26 0 2.43 (1nb)
  Saqlain Mushtaq 28.5 15 46 3 1.59
  Arshad Khan 12 3 41 1 3.41
  Shahid Afridi 7 1 31 2 4.42

Match details


Toss - Sri Lanka, who chose to bat
Series - Pakistan won the 1998/99 Asian Test Championship
Test debut - UDU Chandana (Sri Lanka)
Player of the match - Ijaz Ahmed (Pakistan)
Player of the series - Wasim Akram (Pakistan)
Umpires - DB Cowie (New Zealand) and DR Shepherd (England)
TV umpire - VK Ramaswamy (India)
Match referee - CW Smith (West Indies)
Close of play
  • Fri, 12 Mar - day 1 - Pakistan 1st innings 33/0 (Saeed Anwar 16*, Wajahatullah Wasti 7*, 10 ov)
  • Sat, 13 Mar - day 2 - Pakistan 1st innings 299/2 (Ijaz Ahmed 118*, Inzamam-ul-Haq 77*, 100 ov)
  • Sun, 14 Mar - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 9/3 (RP Arnold 8*, 2.1 ov)
  • Mon, 15 Mar - day 4 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 188 (65.3 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


General
    • Inzamam-ul-Haq (1) retired hurt on 156* from 469/2 to 532/6
    • HP Tillakaratne kept wicket from 117/2 (39 ov) until the end of the innings because Kaluwitharana was unfit with a fever
 
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