ICC World Cup - 1st semi final

Australia v Sri Lanka

Australia won by 48 runs (D/L method)

Australia innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AC Gilchrist c †Sangakkara b de Silva 22 25 20 2 1 110.00
View dismissal ML Hayden c Tillakaratne b Vaas 20 53 38 2 0 52.63
View dismissal RT Ponting* c Jayasuriya b Vaas 2 6 8 0 0 25.00
View dismissal DS Lehmann b Jayasuriya 36 101 66 2 0 54.54
A Symonds not out 91 145 118 7 1 77.11
View dismissal MG Bevan c †Sangakkara b Jayasuriya 0 8 1 0 0 0.00
View dismissal GB Hogg st †Sangakkara b de Silva 8 19 19 0 0 42.10
View dismissal IJ Harvey c †Sangakkara b Vaas 7 13 10 0 0 70.00
AJ Bichel not out 19 21 21 0 1 90.47
Extras (lb 3, w 3, nb 1) 7
Total (7 wickets; 50 overs; 199 mins) 212 (4.24 runs per over)
Did not bat B Lee, GD McGrath
Fall of wickets 1-34 (Gilchrist, 5.2 ov), 2-37 (Ponting, 6.5 ov), 3-51 (Hayden, 12.2 ov), 4-144 (Lehmann, 34.6 ov), 5-144 (Bevan, 36.1 ov), 6-158 (Hogg, 40.3 ov), 7-175 (Harvey, 43.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
View wickets WPUJC Vaas 10 1 34 3 3.40 42 2 0 (1nb, 1w)
PW Gunaratne 8 0 60 0 7.50 23 7 2 (1w)
View wickets PA de Silva 10 0 36 2 3.60 36 1 1 (1w)
M Muralitharan 10 0 29 0 2.90 33 0 0
View wickets ST Jayasuriya 10 0 42 2 4.20 27 2 0
RP Arnold 2 0 8 0 4.00 7 1 0
Sri Lanka innings (target: 172 runs from 38.1 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal MS Atapattu b Lee 14 18 17 3 0 82.35
View dismissal ST Jayasuriya* c Symonds b McGrath 17 40 24 0 1 70.83
View dismissal HP Tillakaratne c †Gilchrist b Lee 3 27 15 0 0 20.00
View dismissal DA Gunawardene c Ponting b Lee 1 14 4 0 0 25.00
View dismissal PA de Silva run out (Bichel) 11 20 16 2 0 68.75
KC Sangakkara not out 39 111 70 3 0 55.71
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene c †Gilchrist b Hogg 5 14 8 1 0 62.50
View dismissal RP Arnold c Lee b Hogg 3 29 27 0 0 11.11
WPUJC Vaas not out 21 56 50 1 1 42.00
Extras (b 4, lb 1, w 2, nb 2) 9
Total (7 wickets; 38.1 overs; 167 mins) 123 (3.22 runs per over)
Did not bat M Muralitharan, PW Gunaratne
Fall of wickets 1-21 (Atapattu, 3.6 ov), 2-37 (Jayasuriya, 8.5 ov), 3-37 (Tillakaratne, 9.3 ov), 4-43 (Gunawardene, 11.2 ov), 5-51 (de Silva, 13.1 ov), 6-60 (Jayawardene, 16.1 ov), 7-76 (Arnold, 24.2 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
View wicket GD McGrath 7 1 20 1 2.85 32 3 0
View wickets B Lee 8 0 35 3 4.37 33 2 1 (2nb, 2w)
AJ Bichel 10 4 18 0 1.80 46 1 0
View wickets GB Hogg 10 1 30 2 3.00 44 4 0
IJ Harvey 2.1 0 11 0 5.07 8 0 1
DS Lehmann 1 0 4 0 4.00 2 0 0
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series Australia advanced
Player of the match A Symonds (Australia)
Umpires RE Koertzen and DR Shepherd (England)
TV umpire BF Bowden (New Zealand)
Match referee CH Lloyd (West Indies)
Match notes
  • 4th (reserve) umpire: Aleem Dar (Pak)
  • 12th Men: JP Maher (Australia) and J Mubarak (Sri Lanka)
  • When A Symonds reached 3* he completed 1000 runs in ODIs
  • Australia 50 in 50 mins, 11.2 overs, 4x4, 1x6
  • Australia 100 in 102 mins, 24.2 overs, 9x4, 1x6
  • 50 p'ship Lehmann/Symonds in 48 mins from 75 balls, 5x4
  • When DS Lehmann reached 27* he completed 2500 runs in ODIs
  • Symonds 50 in 72 mins, 69 balls, 5x4
  • Australia 150 in 153 mins, 37.5 overs, 12x4, 1x6
  • Sri Lanka 50 in 64 mins, 2.6 overs, 5x4, 1x6
  • Sri Lanka 100 in 139 mins, 31.1 overs, 10x4, 1x6
  • Attendance 14 458
 
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Mar 19, 2003

World Cup 2003, 1st Semi Final - Australia v Sri Lanka at Port Elizabeth, 18th March 2003

Andy Bichel celebrates after he running out Aravinda De Silva at St Georges Park

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Mar 19, 2003

World Cup 2003, 1st Semi Final - Australia v Sri Lanka at Port Elizabeth, 18th March 2003

Brett Lee celebrates another Sri Lankan wicket at St Georges Park

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