- BATSMENRBM4s6sSRc †Browne b Ambrose062000.00c †Browne b Walsh328370010.71c Hooper b Ambrose310250030.00c Gibson b Bishop1016421062.50c †Browne b Ambrose035000.00not out371161482031.89run out (Simmons)016000.00c †Browne b Gibson1467831020.89c †Browne b Simmons822200036.36c Harper b Walsh2640033.33b Gibson023000.00Extras25 (lb 2, nb 5, w 18)TOTAL102 all out (45.2 Overs, RR: 2.25)Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Chandika Hathurusingha, 0.6 ov), 2-12 (Asanka Gurusinha, 6.2 ov), 3-17 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 7.5 ov), 4-19 (Roshan Mahanama, 8.4 ov), 5-33 (Aravinda de Silva, 14.3 ov), 6-34 (Romesh Kaluwitharana, 15.6 ov), 7-77 (Chaminda Vaas, 37.4 ov), 8-95 (Manjula Munasinghe, 43.2 ov), 9-98 (Pramodya Wickramasinghe, 44.3 ov), 10-102 (Muttiah Muralitharan, 45.2 ov)
- BATSMENRBM4s6sSRlbw b Vaas64210150.00c Muralitharan b Vaas3439782087.17run out1044461022.72not out1947732040.42not out1842440042.85Extras17 (lb 2, nb 7, w 8)TOTAL104/3 (26.1 Overs, RR: 3.97)Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Phil Simmons), 2-46 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul), 3-68 (Sherwin Campbell)
Player Of The Match
- Umpire RA Emerson makes his debut in an international match.
- 1st ever floodlit ODI in Brisbane.
- 25th anniversary of One-day Internationals (first one held on the 5th of January 1971, Australia defeating England at the MCG).
- Play started 35 minutes after the scheduled starting time of 1:30pm. Tea interval reduced to 30 minutes, and play extended beyond it's normal finishing time. Match remains at 50 overs per side.
- Ambrose's 3rd over had 4 wides.
- Walsh (apparent thigh strain) substituted from the 11th over to the 17th over.
- Bishop's 4th over had 4 wides.
- Sri Lanka 100 off 44.4 overs.
- Browne takes 5 catches and equals the world record for most dismissals by a wicket keeper.
- Murali's second over had 2 no-balls for throwing.
- WI 100 coming in the 26th over.
In a summer which has proven to be pretty uneventful and one-sided, thearrival of Sri Lanka to the fray is much anticipated.