Emirates Triangular Tournament - Final

England v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets (with 17 balls remaining)

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)
Did not bat AD Mullally
Fall of wickets 1-132 (Atherton, 25.3 ov), 2-170 (Stewart, 33.5 ov), 3-191 (Hick, 38.5 ov), 4-218 (Knight, 43.4 ov), 5-218 (Hussain, 43.6 ov), 6-223 (Brown, 45.2 ov), 7-246 (Croft, 49.1 ov), 8-246 (Gough, 49.2 ov)
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)
Did not bat HDPK Dharmasena, GP Wickramasinghe, ASA Perera, M Muralitharan
Fall of wickets 1-2 (Jayasuriya, 0.2 ov), 2-140 (Kaluwitharana, 26.3 ov), 3-210 (de Silva, 40.2 ov), 4-224 (Ranatunga, 43.1 ov), 5-233 (Chandana, 44.5 ov)
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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Tournament Results
England v Sri Lanka at Lord's - Aug 20, 1998
Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets (with 17 balls remaining)
England v South Africa at Birmingham - Aug 18, 1998
South Africa won by 14 runs
England v Sri Lanka at Lord's - Aug 16, 1998
England won by 36 runs
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Nottingham - Aug 14, 1998
Sri Lanka won by 57 runs
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Aug 20, 1998

Muttiah Muralitharan took 5 for 34, England v Sri Lanka, Emirates Triangular final, Lord's, August 20, 1998

Muttiah Muralitharan took 5 for 34

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