Australia in Sri Lanka Test Series - 1st Test

Sri Lanka v Australia

Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets

Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MJ Slater lbw b Vaas 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
GS Blewett lbw b Zoysa 0 8 4 0 0 0.00
JL Langer c de Silva b Vaas 7 29 21 1 0 33.33
ME Waugh c & b Vaas 6 31 21 1 0 28.57
SR Waugh* c de Silva b Zoysa 19 55 35 3 0 54.28
RT Ponting c & b Muralitharan 96 243 160 10 1 60.00
IA Healy st †Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan 11 17 14 1 0 78.57
SK Warne c Atapattu b Zoysa 0 7 9 0 0 0.00
JN Gillespie lbw b Muralitharan 41 145 124 5 0 33.06
CR Miller c Atapattu b Muralitharan 0 5 2 0 0 0.00
GD McGrath not out 4 20 15 1 0 26.66
Extras (nb 4) 4
Total (all out; 67.1 overs; 264 mins) 188 (2.79 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-0 (Slater, 0.2 ov), 2-4 (Blewett, 1.4 ov), 3-9 (Langer, 6.3 ov), 4-16 (ME Waugh, 8.2 ov), 5-40 (SR Waugh, 18.5 ov), 6-59 (Healy, 23.1 ov), 7-60 (Warne, 24.5 ov), 8-167 (Gillespie, 59.6 ov), 9-171 (Miller, 61.2 ov), 10-188 (Ponting, 67.1 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
WPUJC Vaas 16 2 43 3 2.68 (3nb)
DNT Zoysa 13 2 38 3 2.92 (1nb)
M Muralitharan 25.1 4 63 4 2.50
ST Jayasuriya 5 0 5 0 1.00
UDU Chandana 8 1 39 0 4.87
Sri Lanka 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
ST Jayasuriya* lbw b McGrath 18 27 18 2 0 100.00
MS Atapattu c Langer b Miller 25 91 58 2 0 43.10
RP Arnold lbw b Miller 19 58 49 2 0 38.77
PA de Silva c Ponting b Warne 78 183 146 13 0 53.42
DPMD Jayawardene c Ponting b Warne 46 117 70 7 0 65.71
A Ranatunga c †Healy b Warne 4 8 4 1 0 100.00
RS Kaluwitharana b Miller 9 23 18 2 0 50.00
UDU Chandana c sub (ML Hayden) b Warne 12 30 28 3 0 42.85
WPUJC Vaas not out 2 14 6 0 0 33.33
DNT Zoysa c Miller b Warne 7 4 3 1 0 233.33
M Muralitharan c McGrath b Miller 0 2 3 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 4, lb 7, nb 3) 14
Total (all out; 66.3 overs; 272 mins) 234 (3.51 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-22 (Jayasuriya, 6.1 ov), 2-69 (Arnold, 20.2 ov), 3-70 (Atapattu, 20.6 ov), 4-177 (Jayawardene, 47.3 ov), 5-181 (Ranatunga, 49.1 ov), 6-197 (Kaluwitharana, 55.1 ov), 7-223 (Chandana, 63.4 ov), 8-226 (de Silva, 65.2 ov), 9-234 (Zoysa, 65.6 ov), 10-234 (Muralitharan, 66.3 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GD McGrath 18 5 66 1 3.66 (3nb)
JN Gillespie 12 2 43 0 3.58
CR Miller 20.3 6 62 4 3.02 (1nb)
SK Warne 16 4 52 5 3.25
Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GS Blewett c Atapattu b Muralitharan 14 110 85 2 0 16.47
MJ Slater lbw b Muralitharan 27 61 50 3 0 54.00
JL Langer lbw b Vaas 5 26 19 1 0 26.31
ME Waugh b Vaas 0 6 5 0 0 0.00
RT Ponting c Jayasuriya b Chandana 51 136 118 4 1 43.22
IA Healy b Muralitharan 3 20 18 0 0 16.66
SK Warne run out (Jayasuriya) 6 17 10 1 0 60.00
CR Miller b Vaas 8 35 32 0 1 25.00
GD McGrath not out 10 50 29 1 0 34.48
SR Waugh* absent hurt -
JN Gillespie absent hurt -
Extras (b 6, lb 5, w 1, nb 4) 16
Total (all out; 60.2 overs; 233 mins) 140 (2.32 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-37 (Slater, 15.2 ov), 2-49 (Langer, 22.3 ov), 3-49 (ME Waugh, 24.2 ov), 4-49 (Blewett, 27.6 ov), 5-58 (Healy, 33.3 ov), 6-75 (Warne, 37.1 ov), 7-99 (Miller, 46.5 ov), 8-140 (Ponting, 60.2 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
WPUJC Vaas 15 7 15 3 1.00
DNT Zoysa 10 3 28 0 2.80 (1w)
PA de Silva 3 0 5 0 1.66
M Muralitharan 26 5 65 3 2.50 (4nb)
ST Jayasuriya 4 1 7 0 1.75
UDU Chandana 2.2 0 9 1 3.85
Sri Lanka 2nd innings (target: 95 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
ST Jayasuriya* c sub (ML Hayden) b Miller 18 24 23 3 0 78.26
MS Atapattu c Blewett b McGrath 0 10 5 0 0 0.00
RS Kaluwitharana b Miller 5 32 17 1 0 29.41
PA de Silva not out 31 86 70 5 0 44.28
DPMD Jayawardene c Slater b Miller 9 31 20 1 0 45.00
A Ranatunga not out 19 46 29 1 1 65.51
Extras (b 8, lb 2, nb 3) 13
Total (4 wickets; 26.5 overs; 110 mins) 95 (3.54 runs per over)
Did not bat RP Arnold, UDU Chandana, WPUJC Vaas, DNT Zoysa, M Muralitharan
Fall of wickets 1-12 (Atapattu, 2.1 ov), 2-24 (Jayasuriya, 5.2 ov), 3-39 (Kaluwitharana, 9.3 ov), 4-60 (Jayawardene, 15.2 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GD McGrath 7 2 19 1 2.71 (2nb)
CR Miller 13 2 48 3 3.69
SK Warne 6.5 3 18 0 2.63 (1nb)
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series Sri Lanka led the 3-match series 1-0
Players of the match PA de Silva (Sri Lanka) and RT Ponting (Australia)
Umpires PT Manuel and S Venkataraghavan (India)
TV umpire BC Cooray
Match referee CW Smith (West Indies)
Close of play
Thu, 9 Sep - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 69/2 (MS Atapattu 25*, 20.2 ov)
Fri, 10 Sep - day 2 - Australia 2nd innings 89/6 (RT Ponting 22*, CR Miller 0*, 42 ov)
Sat, 11 Sep - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 95/4 (26.5 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • Day 1
  • Day 3
  • Start of play delayed by rain for 30 minutes until 11:00am
  • RT Ponting 50 off 114 balls, 4x4 1x6
  • SR Waugh and Gillespie were in hospital in Colombo for the entire day and thus were not available to bat
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka 12/1 (Jayasuriya 10*, 2.1 ov)
 
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Series Results
Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (SSC) - Sep 30-Oct 4, 1999
Match drawn
Sri Lanka v Australia at Galle - Sep 22-26, 1999
Match drawn
Sri Lanka v Australia at Kandy - Sep 9-11, 1999
Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets
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Sep 10, 1999

Ian Healy is bowled by Muttiah Muralitharan, Sri Lanka v Australia, 1st Test, Kandy, 2nd day, September 10, 1999

Ian Healy is bowled by Muttiah Muralitharan

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