Result
1st Test, Kandy, Sep 9-11 1999, Australia tour of Sri Lanka
188 & 140
(26.5 ov, target 95)
234 & 95/4
Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets
Player Of The Match
Australia
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MJ Slater lbw b Vaas022000.00
GS Blewett lbw b Zoysa048000.00
JL Langer c de Silva b Vaas721291033.33
ME Waugh c & b Vaas621311028.57
SR Waugh (c)c de Silva b Zoysa1935553054.28
RT Ponting c & b Muralitharan9616024310160.00
IA Healy st †Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan1114171078.57
SK Warne c Atapattu b Zoysa097000.00
JN Gillespie lbw b Muralitharan411241455033.06
CR Miller c Atapattu b Muralitharan025000.00
GD McGrath not out415201026.66
Extras(nb 4)4
TOTAL(67.1 Ov, RR: 2.79, 264 Mts)188
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Michael Slater, 0.2 ov), 2-4 (Greg Blewett, 1.4 ov), 3-9 (Justin Langer, 6.3 ov), 4-16 (Mark Waugh, 8.2 ov), 5-40 (Steve Waugh, 18.5 ov), 6-59 (Ian Healy, 23.1 ov), 7-60 (Shane Warne, 24.5 ov), 8-167 (Jason Gillespie, 59.6 ov), 9-171 (Colin Miller, 61.2 ov), 10-188 (Ricky Ponting, 67.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas1624332.6803
DNT Zoysa1323832.9201
M Muralitharan25.146342.5000
ST Jayasuriya50501.0000
UDU Chandana813904.8700
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ST Jayasuriya (c)lbw b McGrath18182720100.00
MS Atapattu c Langer b Miller2558912043.10
RP Arnold lbw b Miller1949582038.77
PA de Silva c Ponting b Warne7814618313053.42
DPMD Jayawardene c Ponting b Warne46701177065.71
A Ranatunga c †Healy b Warne44810100.00
RS Kaluwitharana  b Miller918232050.00
UDU Chandana c sub (ML Hayden) b Warne1228303042.85
WPUJC Vaas not out26140033.33
DNT Zoysa c Miller b Warne73410233.33
M Muralitharan c McGrath b Miller032000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 7, nb 3)14
TOTAL(66.3 Ov, RR: 3.51, 272 Mts)234
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 6.1 ov), 2-69 (Russel Arnold, 20.2 ov), 3-70 (Marvan Atapattu, 20.6 ov), 4-177 (Mahela Jayawardene, 47.3 ov), 5-181 (Arjuna Ranatunga, 49.1 ov), 6-197 (Romesh Kaluwitharana, 55.1 ov), 7-223 (Upul Chandana, 63.4 ov), 8-226 (Aravinda de Silva, 65.2 ov), 9-234 (Nuwan Zoysa, 65.6 ov), 10-234 (Muttiah Muralitharan, 66.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath1856613.6603
JN Gillespie1224303.5800
CR Miller20.366243.0201
SK Warne1645253.2500
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GS Blewett c Atapattu b Muralitharan14851102016.47
MJ Slater lbw b Muralitharan2750613054.00
JL Langer lbw b Vaas519261026.31
ME Waugh  b Vaas056000.00
RT Ponting c Jayasuriya b Chandana511181364143.22
IA Healy  b Muralitharan318200016.66
SK Warne run out (Jayasuriya)610171060.00
CR Miller  b Vaas832350125.00
GD McGrath not out1029501034.48
SR Waugh (c)absent hurt-
JN Gillespie absent hurt-
Extras(b 6, lb 5, nb 4, w 1)16
TOTAL(60.2 Ov, RR: 2.32, 233 Mts)140
Fall of wickets: 1-37 (Michael Slater, 15.2 ov), 2-49 (Justin Langer, 22.3 ov), 3-49 (Mark Waugh, 24.2 ov), 4-49 (Greg Blewett, 27.6 ov), 5-58 (Ian Healy, 33.3 ov), 6-75 (Shane Warne, 37.1 ov), 7-99 (Colin Miller, 46.5 ov), 8-140 (Ricky Ponting, 60.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas1571531.0000
DNT Zoysa1032802.8010
PA de Silva30501.6600
M Muralitharan2656532.5004
ST Jayasuriya41701.7500
UDU Chandana2.20913.8500
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings (target: 95 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ST Jayasuriya (c)c sub (ML Hayden) b Miller1823243078.26
MS Atapattu c Blewett b McGrath0510000.00
RS Kaluwitharana  b Miller517321029.41
PA de Silva not out3170865044.28
DPMD Jayawardene c Slater b Miller920311045.00
A Ranatunga not out1929461165.51
Extras(b 8, lb 2, nb 3)13
TOTAL(26.5 Ov, RR: 3.54, 110 Mts)95/4
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Marvan Atapattu, 2.1 ov), 2-24 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 5.2 ov), 3-39 (Romesh Kaluwitharana, 9.3 ov), 4-60 (Mahela Jayawardene, 15.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath721912.7102
CR Miller1324833.6900
SK Warne6.531802.6301
MATCH DETAILS
Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of Sri Lanka
Player Of The Match
Ricky Ponting
Aravinda de Silva
Series resultSri Lanka led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1459
Season1999
Match days9,10,11 September 1999 (5-day match)
Umpires
Srinivas Venkataraghavan
Peter Manuel
TV Umpire
B.C. Cooray
Match Referee
Cammie Smith
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 09 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 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)
Day 1
  • Australia 61/7 (Ponting 16*, Gillespie 0*, 26 overs)
  • RT Ponting 50 off 106 balls, 168 mins, 4x4 0x6
  • Tea: Australia 167/8 (Ponting 79*, 60 overs)