Player of the Match
Player of the Match
    2.1 poked down the wicket, Jaya takes the run even though he's on the back foot, Srinath fields on the on side, turns and throws down the bowler's end, TV called, Jaya about 1 metre out 5/1
    4.3 seaming in from outside the off stump, into the pads, struck in line with off and middle, umpire sends him on his way 23/2
    14.2 flicking across the line, missing, into the pads behind the crease in line with the off and middle stumps 74/3
    28.1 trying for a big swipe over the mid wicket, missing, into the back pad. I say, that's quite plumb 147/5
    15.3 quick ball, aimed at the stumps, poor defence from Jaya, pad thrusted forward with his bat beside it, ball hits the pad then bat, easily out, Jaya looks annoyed with the decision 79/4
    34.3 into the off stump, it goes flying, Ranatunga trying to late cut it and not succeeding 181/6
    41.3 working it around the corner, Tendulkar is the fielder at short fine leg, Mahanama is sent back, great throw, throws down the stumps at the bowler's end, everything going the way of one team 204/9
    36.4 going for a big slog over mid wicket, elading edge falls down Ramesh's throat at mid off 187/7
    41 to the 1st slip, can't be much longer now 203/8
    not out
    42.3 onto one knee, trying to pull over mid wicket, top edge, Tendulkar catches safely at extra cover to bump up his fantasy points a little 216/10
    31 (b 4, lb 12, nb 7, w 8)
    216 all out (42.3 Overs, RR: 5.08)
    Fall of wickets: 1-5 (ST Jayasuriya, 2.1 ov), 2-23 (RS Kaluwitharana, 4.3 ov), 3-74 (MS Atapattu, 14.2 ov), 4-79 (DPMD Jayawardene, 15.3 ov), 5-147 (PA de Silva, 28.1 ov), 6-181 (A Ranatunga, 34.3 ov), 7-187 (WPUJC Vaas, 36.4 ov), 8-203 (KEA Upashantha, 40.6 ov), 9-204 (RS Mahanama, 41.3 ov), 10-216 (M Muralitharan, 42.3 ov)
    J Srinath7.003314.7121
    BKV Prasad8.004105.1200
    DS Mohanty5.003116.2000
    A Kumble8.002713.3720
    SC Ganguly5.003707.4012
    RR Singh9.303153.2624

Match Notes

  • The Taunton rampage

    Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly paired up and took Sri Lanka to the cleaners in 1999, merrily breaking a few records on the way