Result
4th Match (D/N), Sharjah, Apr 6 2003, Cherry Blossom Sharjah Cup
256/5
(37.5/50 ov, target 257)
127
Sri Lanka won by 129 runs
Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ST Jayasuriya (c)lbw b Suji3645665080.00
DA Gunawardene c †Otieno b Odoyo2438334063.15
MS Atapattu c Odumbe b CO Obuya1929492065.51
KC Sangakkara not out1031081379095.37
HP Tillakaratne c Odumbe b CO Obuya4356632076.78
KS Lokuarachchi  b Suji815191053.33
HDPK Dharmasena not out16111630145.45
Extras(b 1, lb 1, nb 2, w 3)7
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 5.12)256/5
Fall of wickets: 1-53 (Avishka Gunawardene, 12.2 ov), 2-64 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 14.4 ov), 3-98 (Marvan Atapattu, 23.1 ov), 4-191 (Hashan Tillakaratne, 41.2 ov), 5-220 (Kaushal Lokuarachchi, 46.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
TM Odoyo1033913.90405000
AS Luseno402606.50154001
PJ Ongondo402305.75133010
AO Suji805226.50247011
CO Obuya1013823.80312010
MO Odumbe1005605.60234000
SO Tikolo402005.0071000
Kenya Innings (target: 257 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
KO Otieno c †Jayawardene b Fernando27110028.57
DO Obuya c Tillakaratne b Nissanka6781085.71
BJ Patel c Tillakaratne b Nissanka1320332065.00
SO Tikolo (c)c Gunawardene b Lokuarachchi1025351040.00
TM Odoyo lbw b Dharmasena2143531148.83
MO Odumbe lbw b Jayasuriya4268685061.76
HS Modi c Muralitharan b Jayasuriya41180036.36
CO Obuya c Nissanka b Muralitharan1031240032.25
AO Suji not out314190021.42
PJ Ongondo st †Jayawardene b Muralitharan42310200.00
AS Luseno  b Muralitharan021000.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 3, w 7)12
TOTAL(37.5 Ov, RR: 3.35)127
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (David Obuya, 1.6 ov), 2-8 (Kennedy Otieno, 2.2 ov), 3-35 (Brijal Patel, 9.3 ov), 4-35 (Steve Tikolo, 10.1 ov), 5-97 (Thomas Odoyo, 25.4 ov), 6-105 (Hitesh Modi, 28.2 ov), 7-111 (Maurice Odumbe, 32.1 ov), 8-123 (Collins Obuya, 37.1 ov), 9-127 (Peter Ongondo, 37.3 ov), 10-127 (Alfred Luseno, 37.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
TCB Fernando511713.40212000
RAP Nissanka602624.33274031
KS Lokuarachchi602213.66241100
M Muralitharan6.521632.34312001
HDPK Dharmasena602313.83212001
ST Jayasuriya812122.62340040
MATCH DETAILS
Sharjah Cricket Stadium
TossSri Lanka , elected to bat first
SeriesCherry Blossom Sharjah Cup 2003
Player Of The Match
Kumar Sangakkara
Match numberODI no. 1997
Season2002/03
Match days6 April 2003 - day/night match (50-over match)
ODI debut
Alfred Luseno
Kaushal Lokuarachchi
Umpires
Arani Jayaprakash
Kevan Barbour
TV Umpire
Billy Doctrove
Match Referee
Ahmed Ebrahim
PointsSri Lanka 6, Kenya 0
MATCH NOTES
ST Jayasuriya when reaching 7 passed 9000 ODI runs
  • Sri Lanka innings: 1x5 ball over (36th over, Tikolo's 3rd over, called by umpire Barbour)
  • KC Sangakkara when reaching 74 passed 2000 ODI runs
  • KC Sangakkara 50 off 69 balls in 87 mins, 3x4
  • Sri Lanka innings: 1x7 ball over (47th over, Suji's 7th over, called by umpire Jayaprakash)
  • KC Sangakkara 100 off 108 balls in 137 mins, 9x4
  • Kaushal Lokuarachchi took a wicket with his first ball in ODI's