result
2nd Match, Galle, Aug 23 1999, Aiwa Cup
151/7
(29.1/38 ov)159/2
Australia won by 8 wickets (with 53 balls remaining) (D/L method)
player of the match
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Scorecard summary
India151/7(38 overs)
Australia159/2(29.1 overs)

all over folks, even if the umpires have little idea about the new no ball playing conditionand finally they go off, plenty of animated discussion, we nearly had a couple of exhibition deliveries top match for Symonds, might have made a claim for permanent tenancy of the number 3 possieAustralia all but qualified for the finalwould need a couple of thrashings and then Ind-SL clashes to be sharednext match in the Rain Cup is on August the 25th, India v Sri Lanka, a day/nighter from the Premadasa in Colombothat will start at something like 0400 GMTtake two: that will start at something like 0830 GMT. The day matches start at 0400 GMT

29.2
2nb
Prasad to Ponting, (no ball) 1 run

short again, another no ball, Ponting drags it down somehow to square leg

29.1
1
Prasad to Symonds, 1 run

pull shot, top edge, this match with all the atmosphere of a Kuala Lumpur Super 8s match

29.1
1nb
Prasad to Symonds, (no ball)

short and outside the off stump, umpire gives the Aust total a prod

end of over 294 runs • 1 wicket
AUS: 155/2CRR: 5.34 
Ricky Ponting0 (4)
Andrew Symonds67 (66)
Sourav Ganguly1-0-4-1
Venkatesh Prasad5-0-33-1
28.6
Ganguly to Ponting, no run

more defence, Ponting dragging the match out

28.5
Ganguly to Ponting, no run

flicks a full toss to the mid wicket

28.4
Ganguly to Ponting, no run

another drive, but still no run

28.3
Ganguly to Ponting, no run

tapping a drive into the off side

28.2
W
Ganguly to Gilchrist, OUT

Gilchrist's eyes were bigger than his stomach, spooned into the air and down the throat of the mid on

Adam Gilchrist c Dravid b Ganguly 68 (122m 92b 7x4 0x6) SR: 73.91
28.1
4
Ganguly to Gilchrist, FOUR runs

slow medium pacer on the leg stump, big pull shot by Gilchrist over the backward square leg

end of over 283 runs
AUS: 151/1CRR: 5.39 • RRR: 0.10 • Need 1 from 60b
Adam Gilchrist64 (90)
Andrew Symonds67 (66)
Venkatesh Prasad5-0-33-1
Robin Singh4-0-18-0
27.6
1
Prasad to Gilchrist, 1 run

down the wicket, whacked to the mid on, a single is received

27.5
1
Prasad to Symonds, 1 run

tucks it off the pads and behind square

27.4
Prasad to Symonds, no run
27.3
Prasad to Symonds, no run
27.2
Prasad to Symonds, no run

nudges to backward point, Gilchrist sent back, should be an easy run out, but India can't buy a wicket, no one available at the bowler's end

27.1
1
Prasad to Gilchrist, 1 run

swiveeling corkscrew pull shot behind square leg

end of over 2710 runs
AUS: 148/1CRR: 5.48 • RRR: 0.36 • Need 4 from 11 overs
Andrew Symonds66 (62)
Adam Gilchrist62 (88)
Robin Singh4-0-18-0
Venkatesh Prasad4-0-30-1
26.6
Singh to Symonds, no run
26.5
Singh to Symonds, no run
26.4
4
Singh to Symonds, FOUR runs

and again, goes the big tonk, sealing the Man of the match award

26.3
Singh to Symonds, no run
26.2
4
Singh to Symonds, FOUR runs

smashes a pull shot inf ront of square

Match details
Galle International Stadium
TossIndia, elected to bat first
SeriesAiwa CupAustralia tour of Sri Lanka
Season1999
Player Of The Match
Andrew Symonds
Andrew Symonds
Match numberODI No. 1486
Match days - day match (50-over match)
Umpires
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Lalith Jayasundara
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Peter Manuel
TV Umpire
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Asoka de Silva
Match Referee
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Cammie Smith
PointsAustralia 2, India 0