Emirates Triangular Tournament, Final: England v Sri Lanka at Lord's, Aug 20, 1998
Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets (with 17 balls remaining)
Played at Lord's, London
20 August 1998 (50-over match)
  England innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
NV Knight c & b Muralitharan 94 178 136 4 0 69.11
MA Atherton c Ranatunga b Muralitharan 64 102 73 7 0 87.67
AJ Stewart*† c †Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan 18 30 24 1 0 75.00
GA Hick b Chandana 14 23 16 1 0 87.50
AD Brown b Muralitharan 18 24 18 2 0 100.00
N Hussain lbw b Muralitharan 0 1 2 0 0 0.00
RDB Croft c †Kaluwitharana b Perera 17 21 17 1 0 100.00
ID Austin not out 11 23 12 1 0 91.66
D Gough b Perera 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
PJ Martin not out 1 3 1 0 0 100.00
Extras (b 4, lb 5, w 10) 19
  Total (8 wickets; 50 overs) 256 (5.12 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  GP Wickramasinghe 5 0 29 0 5.80
  ASA Perera 9 0 44 2 4.88 (4w)
  HDPK Dharmasena 9 0 47 0 5.22 (1w)
  M Muralitharan 10 0 34 5 3.40
  PA de Silva 2 0 10 0 5.00
  ST Jayasuriya 8 0 45 0 5.62
  UDU Chandana 7 0 38 1 5.42 (2w)
  Sri Lanka innings (target: 257 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
ST Jayasuriya b Gough 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
RS Kaluwitharana c Hick b Croft 68 105 77 6 0 88.31
MS Atapattu not out 132 197 151 14 0 87.41
PA de Silva c Brown b Gough 34 58 37 4 0 91.89
A Ranatunga* c Knight b Martin 1 11 3 0 0 33.33
UDU Chandana c Knight b Croft 2 10 7 0 0 28.57
HP Tillakaratne not out 10 9 6 2 0 166.66
Extras (lb 7, w 6) 13
  Total (5 wickets; 47.1 overs) 260 (5.51 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  D Gough 10 0 50 2 5.00 (2w)
  PJ Martin 10 1 60 1 6.00 (2w)
  AD Mullally 10 0 37 0 3.70 (1w)
  ID Austin 10 1 48 0 4.80
  RDB Croft 7 0 54 2 7.71 (1w)
  GA Hick 0.1 0 4 0 24.00

Match details


Toss - England, who chose to bat
Series - Sri Lanka won the 1998 Emirates Triangular Tournament
Player of the match - M Muralitharan (Sri Lanka)
Player of the series - MS Atapattu (Sri Lanka)
Umpires - DJ Constant and DR Shepherd
TV umpire - JC Balderstone
Match referee - AM Ebrahim (Zimbabwe)

Match Notes


    • England's opening partnership of 132 is their highest in one-day internationals against Sri Lanka
 
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