result
1st Test, Kandy, Sep 9 - 11 1999, Australia tour of Sri Lanka
188 & 140
(26.5 ov, target 95)234 & 95/4
Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets
player of the match
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Michael Slater lbw b Vaas022000.00
Greg Blewett lbw b Zoysa048000.00
Justin Langer c de Silva b Vaas721291033.33
Mark Waugh c & b Vaas621311028.57
Steve Waugh (c)c de Silva b Zoysa1935553054.28
Ricky Ponting c & b Muralitharan9616024310160.00
Ian Healy st †Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan1114171078.57
Shane Warne c Atapattu b Zoysa097000.00
Jason Gillespie lbw b Muralitharan411241455033.06
Colin Miller c Atapattu b Muralitharan025000.00
Glenn McGrath not out 415201026.66
Extras(nb 4)4
TOTAL(67.1 Ov, RR: 2.79, 264 Mts)188
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Michael Slater, 0.2 ov), 2-4 (Greg Blewett, 1.4 ov), 3-9 (Justin Langer, 6.3 ov), 4-16 (Mark Waugh, 8.2 ov), 5-40 (Steve Waugh, 18.5 ov), 6-59 (Ian Healy, 23.1 ov), 7-60 (Shane Warne, 24.5 ov), 8-167 (Jason Gillespie, 59.6 ov), 9-171 (Colin Miller, 61.2 ov), 10-188 (Ricky Ponting, 67.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas1624332.68786003
Nuwan Zoysa1323832.92614001
Muthiah Muralidaran25.146342.501187000
Sanath Jayasuriya50501.00250000
Upul Chandana813904.87335100
Sri Lanka 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sanath Jayasuriya (c)lbw b McGrath18182720100.00
Marvan Atapattu c Langer b Miller2558912043.10
Russel Arnold lbw b Miller1949582038.77
Aravinda de Silva c Ponting b Warne7814618313053.42
Mahela Jayawardene c Ponting b Warne46701177065.71
Arjuna Ranatunga c †Healy b Warne44810100.00
Romesh Kaluwitharana  b Miller918232050.00
Upul Chandana c sub (ML Hayden) b Warne1228303042.85
Chaminda Vaas not out 26140033.33
Nuwan Zoysa c Miller b Warne73410233.33
Muthiah Muralidaran c McGrath b Miller032000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 7, nb 3)14
TOTAL(66.3 Ov, RR: 3.51, 272 Mts)234
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 6.1 ov), 2-69 (Russel Arnold, 20.2 ov), 3-70 (Marvan Atapattu, 20.6 ov), 4-177 (Mahela Jayawardene, 47.3 ov), 5-181 (Arjuna Ranatunga, 49.1 ov), 6-197 (Romesh Kaluwitharana, 55.1 ov), 7-223 (Upul Chandana, 63.4 ov), 8-226 (Aravinda de Silva, 65.2 ov), 9-234 (Nuwan Zoysa, 65.6 ov), 10-234 (Muthiah Muralidaran, 66.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath1856613.668511003
Jason Gillespie1224303.58523000
Colin Miller20.366243.029712001
Shane Warne1645253.25777000
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Greg Blewett c Atapattu b Muralitharan14851102016.47
Michael Slater lbw b Muralitharan2750613054.00
Justin Langer lbw b Vaas519261026.31
Mark Waugh  b Vaas056000.00
Ricky Ponting c Jayasuriya b Chandana511181364143.22
Ian Healy  b Muralitharan318200016.66
Shane Warne run out (Jayasuriya)610171060.00
Colin Miller  b Vaas832350125.00
Glenn McGrath not out 1029501034.48
Steve Waugh (c)absent hurt------
Jason Gillespie absent hurt------
Extras(b 6, lb 5, nb 4, w 1)16
TOTAL(60.2 Ov, RR: 2.32, 233 Mts)140
Fall of wickets: 1-37 (Michael Slater, 15.2 ov), 2-49 (Justin Langer, 22.3 ov), 3-49 (Mark Waugh, 24.2 ov), 4-49 (Greg Blewett, 27.6 ov), 5-58 (Ian Healy, 33.3 ov), 6-75 (Shane Warne, 37.1 ov), 7-99 (Colin Miller, 46.5 ov), 8-140 (Ricky Ponting, 60.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas1571531.00791000
Nuwan Zoysa1032802.80464010
Aravinda de Silva30501.66150000
Muthiah Muralidaran2656532.501276204
Sanath Jayasuriya41701.75190000
Upul Chandana2.20913.8591000
Sri Lanka 2nd INNINGS (target: 95 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sanath Jayasuriya (c)c sub (ML Hayden) b Miller1823243078.26
Marvan Atapattu c Blewett b McGrath0510000.00
Romesh Kaluwitharana  b Miller517321029.41
Aravinda de Silva not out 3170865044.28
Mahela Jayawardene c Slater b Miller920311045.00
Arjuna Ranatunga not out 1929461165.51
Extras(b 8, lb 2, nb 3)13
TOTAL(26.5 Ov, RR: 3.54, 110 Mts)95/4
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Marvan Atapattu, 2.1 ov), 2-24 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 5.2 ov), 3-39 (Romesh Kaluwitharana, 9.3 ov), 4-60 (Mahela Jayawardene, 15.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath721912.71343002
Colin Miller1324833.69587000
Shane Warne6.531802.63311101
MATCH DETAILS
Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of Sri Lanka
Season1999
Player Of The Match
Aravinda de Silva
Aravinda de Silva
Ricky Ponting
Ricky Ponting
Series resultSri Lanka led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1459
Match daysday (5-day match)
Umpires
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Peter Manuel
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Srinivas Venkataraghavan
TV Umpire
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B.C. Cooray
Match Referee
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Cammie Smith
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 09 Sep - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 69/2 (Marvan Atapattu 25*, 20.2 ov)
Fri, 10 Sep - day 2 - Australia 2nd innings 89/6 (Ricky Ponting 22*, Colin Miller 0*, 42 ov)
Sat, 11 Sep - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 95/4 (26.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • Australia 61/7 (Ponting 16*, Gillespie 0*, 26 overs)
  • RT Ponting 50 off 106 balls, 168 mins, 4x4 0x6
  • Tea: Australia 167/8 (Ponting 79*, 60 overs)
Day 3
  • Start of play delayed by rain for 30 minutes until 11:00am
  • RT Ponting 50 off 114 balls, 4x4 1x6
  • SR Waugh and Gillespie were in hospital in Colombo for the entire day and thus were not available to bat
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka 12/1 (Jayasuriya 10*, 2.1 ov)