Result
Final, Lord's, Aug 20 1998, Emirates Triangular Tournament
256/8
(47.1/50 ov, target 257)
260/5
Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets (with 17 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
England Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
NV Knight c & b Muralitharan941361784069.11
MA Atherton c Ranatunga b Muralitharan64731027087.67
AJ Stewart (c) †c †Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan1824301075.00
GA Hick  b Chandana1416231087.50
AD Brown  b Muralitharan18182420100.00
N Hussain lbw b Muralitharan021000.00
RDB Croft c †Kaluwitharana b Perera17172110100.00
ID Austin not out1112231091.66
D Gough  b Perera011000.00
PJ Martin not out11300100.00
Extras(b 4, lb 5, w 10)19
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 5.12)256/8
Did not bat: AD Mullally 
Fall of wickets: 1-132 (Mike Atherton, 25.3 ov), 2-170 (Alec Stewart, 33.5 ov), 3-191 (Graeme Hick, 38.5 ov), 4-218 (Nick Knight, 43.4 ov), 5-218 (Nasser Hussain, 43.6 ov), 6-223 (Ali Brown, 45.2 ov), 7-246 (Robert Croft, 49.1 ov), 8-246 (Darren Gough, 49.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GP Wickramasinghe502905.80---00
ASA Perera904424.88---40
HDPK Dharmasena904705.22---10
M Muralitharan1003453.40---00
PA de Silva201005.00---00
ST Jayasuriya804505.62---00
UDU Chandana703815.42---20
Sri Lanka Innings (target: 257 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ST Jayasuriya  b Gough022000.00
RS Kaluwitharana c Hick b Croft68771056088.31
MS Atapattu not out13215119714087.41
PA de Silva c Brown b Gough3437584091.89
A Ranatunga (c)c Knight b Martin13110033.33
UDU Chandana c Knight b Croft27100028.57
HP Tillakaratne not out106920166.66
Extras(lb 7, w 6)13
TOTAL(47.1 Ov, RR: 5.51)260/5
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 0.2 ov), 2-140 (Romesh Kaluwitharana, 26.3 ov), 3-210 (Aravinda de Silva, 40.2 ov), 4-224 (Arjuna Ranatunga, 43.1 ov), 5-233 (Upul Chandana, 44.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
D Gough1005025.00---20
PJ Martin1016016.00---20
AD Mullally1003703.70---10
ID Austin1014804.80---00
RDB Croft705427.71---10
GA Hick0.104024.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Lord's, London
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesEmirates Triangular Tournament 1998
Player Of The Match
Muttiah Muralitharan
Player Of The Series
Marvan Atapattu
Series resultSri Lanka won the 1998 Emirates Triangular Tournament
Match numberODI no. 1348
Season1998
Match days20 August 1998 (50-over match)
Umpires
David Constant
David Shepherd
TV Umpire
Chris Balderstone
Match Referee
Ahmed Ebrahim
MATCH NOTES
  • England's opening partnership of 132 is their highest in one-day internationals against Sri Lanka