Result
Australia tour of Sri Lanka at Colombo (CCC), Sep 17-19 1999
226 & 296/5d
(25.3 ov, target 338)
185 & 90
Australians won by 247 runs
Australians 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MJ Slater c Dilshan b Gallage15111520136.36
GS Blewett c ASA Perera b Pushpakumara2855843050.90
JL Langer c Silva b MMDNRG Perera471122104041.96
ME Waugh lbw b Pushpakumara0510000.00
RT Ponting c MMDNRG Perera b Pushpakumara914231064.28
SM Katich run out (Gallage)4066757060.60
IA Healy run out (Pushpakumara)32861121037.20
SK Warne (c)lbw b Pushpakumara27242241112.50
CR Miller c †Jayawardene b MMDNRG Perera1480025.00
DW Fleming c †Jayawardene b Pushpakumara620201030.00
SA Muller not out322300013.63
Extras(lb 4, nb 12, w 2)18
TOTAL(67.3 Ov, RR: 3.34, 308 Mts)226
Fall of wickets: 1-20 (Michael Slater), 2-62 (Greg Blewett), 3-69 (Mark Waugh), 4-83 (Ricky Ponting), 5-146 (Justin Langer), 6-158 (Simon Katich), 7-192 (Ian Healy), 8-198 (Shane Warne), 9-205 (Damien Fleming), 10-226 (Colin Miller, 67.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
IS Gallage10.514013.6902
ASA Perera11.115004.4725
KR Pushpakumara1813752.0500
RS Kalpage1344003.0700
MMDNRG Perera14.305523.7905
Sri Lanka Board XI 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
DA Gunawardene lbw b Muller1540020.00
TM Dilshan  b Fleming01730000.00
WS Jayantha c †Healy b Fleming217160011.76
LPC Silva c Slater b Fleming668613210076.74
SI de Saram c †Healy b Muller2349812046.93
RS Kalpage (c)c Slater b Muller215170013.33
HAPW Jayawardene c †Healy b Fleming1942502045.23
MMDNRG Perera c Miller b Warne11113009.09
ASA Perera  b Muller4652565388.46
IS Gallage c Slater b Muller22330008.69
KR Pushpakumara not out58121062.50
Extras(lb 5, nb 11, w 2)18
TOTAL(52.2 Ov, RR: 3.53, 225 Mts)185
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Avishka Gunawardene), 2-8 (Saman Jayantha), 3-10 (Tillakaratne Dilshan), 4-87 (Indika de Saram), 5-96 (Ruwan Kalpage), 6-112 (Chamara Silva), 7-119 (Nimesh Perera - snr), 8-125 (Prasanna Jayawardene), 9-162 (Prasanna Jayawardene), 10-185 (Prasanna Jayawardene)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DW Fleming1754042.3501
SA Muller15.226454.1729
CR Miller1003303.3000
SK Warne924314.7701
GS Blewett11000.0000
Australians 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GS Blewett c Gunawardene b Pushpakumara1638660042.10
MJ Slater st †Jayawardene b Jayantha11913820114386.23
JL Langer  b ASA Perera21213330100.00
ME Waugh lbw b Gallage43891345048.31
RT Ponting lbw b Kalpage2462883038.70
SM Katich not out3671905050.70
IA Healy not out1526351057.69
Extras(b 1, lb 1, nb 18, w 2)22
TOTAL(72 Ov, RR: 4.11, 326 Mts)296/5d
Fall of wickets: 1-49 (Greg Blewett), 2-89 (Justin Langer), 3-199 (Michael Slater), 4-231 (Mark Waugh), 5-258 (Ricky Ponting)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
IS Gallage1424313.0704
KR Pushpakumara1316815.2303
ASA Perera1043913.9021
RS Kalpage1734312.5200
MMDNRG Perera1519206.13010
WS Jayantha31913.0000
Sri Lanka Board XI 2nd Innings (target: 338 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
DA Gunawardene lbw b Fleming2890025.00
TM Dilshan c Waugh b Fleming810212080.00
LPC Silva c Waugh b Fleming011000.00
WS Jayantha c †Healy b Muller510130050.00
SI de Saram c Katich b Muller620311030.00
HAPW Jayawardene  b Warne4067876059.70
RS Kalpage (c)c Katich b Ponting33500100.00
MMDNRG Perera c †Healy b Ponting44510100.00
ASA Perera run out (Fleming/Warne)831381025.80
IS Gallage c Ponting b Miller012000.00
KR Pushpakumara not out1250050.00
Extras(lb 8, nb 4, w 1)13
TOTAL(25.3 Ov, RR: 3.52, 113 Mts)90
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Avishka Gunawardene), 2-6 (Chamara Silva), 3-15 (Saman Jayantha), 4-15 (Tillakaratne Dilshan), 5-40 (Indika de Saram), 6-48 (Ruwan Kalpage), 7-52 (Nimesh Perera - snr), 8-82 (Suresh Perera), 9-84 (Indika Gallage), 10-90 (Prasanna Jayawardene, 25.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DW Fleming8.312532.9400
SA Muller4.302425.3301
GS Blewett30903.0010
RT Ponting401122.7503
CR Miller301013.3300
SK Warne2.30311.2000
MATCH DETAILS
Colombo Cricket Club Ground
TossSri Lanka Board XI , elected to field first
SeriesAustralia tour of Sri Lanka
Season1999
Match days17,18,19 September 1999 (3-day match)
Umpires
EKG Wijewardene
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 17 Sep - day 1 - Sri Lanka Board XI 1st innings 29/3 (LPC Silva 18*, SI de Saram 1*, 9.4 ov)
Sat, 18 Sep - day 2 - Australia 2nd innings 223/3 (ME Waugh 37*, RT Ponting 9*, 48 ov)
Sun, 19 Sep - day 3 - Sri Lanka Board XI 2nd innings 90 (25.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 3
  • 3rd play started 10:30
Day 2
  • LPC Silva (1) 50 65b-87m
  • LPC Silva/SI De Saram 50p 68b-49m
  • 2nd day play started 10:00
  • MJ Slater (2) 50 72b-113m; 100 122b-180m
  • MJ Slater/ME Waugh 50p 75b-57m; 100p 126b-94m
  • 2nd day play finished 5:56 - bad light
Day 1
  • SM Katich/JL Langer 50p 70b-51m
  • 1st day play started at 10:40
  • 1st day rain stopped play at 1:26 restarted 1:57
  • 1st day rain stopped play at 4:37 restarted at 4:44
  • 1st day play finished 6:28 - bad light
General
  • 12th Men: HMRKB Herath (Sri Lanka Board XI) and ML Hayden (Australians)
  • SA Muller took a wicket with his first delivery.