- BATSMENRBM4s6sSRc Mahanama b Vaas617191035.29c †Kaluwitharana b Wickramasinghe3255775058.18c †Kaluwitharana b Wickramasinghe552610100.00not out1021151616188.69c Ranatunga b Pushpakumara4769771068.11not out43375230116.21Extras7 (lb 3, nb 2, w 2)TOTAL242/4 (50 Overs, RR: 4.84)Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Mark Waugh), 2-28 (Ricky Ponting), 3-54 (Mark Taylor), 4-156 (Stuart Law)
- BATSMENRBM4s6sSRc †Healy b McGrath318230016.66c ME Waugh b Warne746811180108.82c †Healy b Reiffel1750672034.00c †Healy b Warne0511000.00lbw b Bevan4561811073.77b Warne3141572075.60run out1824361075.00not out24243410100.00not out1381320162.50Extras21 (b 1, lb 18, w 2)TOTAL246/7 (49.4 Overs, RR: 4.95)Fall of wickets: 1-35 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 2-96 (Asanka Gurusinha), 3-107 (Hashan Tillakaratne), 4-108 (Romesh Kaluwitharana), 5-180 (Roshan Mahanama), 6-196 (Aravinda de Silva), 7-222 (Arjuna Ranatunga)
Player Of The Match
- In 21st over Gurusinha was hurt at cover, fielding SR Waugh's shot. Substitute fielder was Ruwan Kalpage.
- SR Waugh - 50 in 63 balls previous highest ODI score - 86 v South Africa
- Jayasuriya was dropped by McDermott the first over off his own bowling when he was at 0.
- Kaluwitharana - 50 in 31 balls
- Sri Lanka qualifies for the finals.
In a summer which has proven to be pretty uneventful and one-sided, thearrival of Sri Lanka to the fray is much anticipated.