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RESULT
2nd Test, Galle, September 22 - 26, 1999, Australia tour of Sri Lanka
296 & 55/0

Match drawn

Player Of The Match
96
michael-slater
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
Australia 1st Innings
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings
Match Details
Sri Lanka 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sanath Jayasuriya (c)c ME Waugh b McGrath011000.00
Marvan Atapattu c †Healy b Warne29811123035.80
Russel Arnold c Warne b Miller501271545039.37
Aravinda de Silva c SR Waugh b Fleming641622016139.50
Mahela Jayawardene c Blewett b Warne461101197041.81
Arjuna Ranatunga c Miller b Warne1026230038.46
Romesh Kaluwitharana  b McGrath2550744050.00
Chaminda Vaas c Ponting b Fleming4158714170.68
Rangana Herath run out (Blewett)323280013.04
Nuwan Zoysa c ME Waugh b McGrath19120011.11
Muthiah Muralidaran not out 72710350.00
Extras(b 4, lb 8, nb 8)20
TOTAL106.5 Ov (RR: 2.77, 412 Mts)296
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 0.1 ov), 2-80 (Marvan Atapattu, 28.2 ov), 3-100 (Russel Arnold, 41.3 ov), 4-193 (Mahela Jayawardene, 73.5 ov), 5-206 (Arjuna Ranatunga, 80.1 ov), 6-226 (Aravinda de Silva, 87.3 ov), 7-262 (Romesh Kaluwitharana, 98.3 ov), 8-288 (Chaminda Vaas, 103.6 ov), 9-288 (Rangana Herath, 104.6 ov), 10-296 (Nuwan Zoysa, 106.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath26.578133.011336207
0.1 to ST Jayasuriya, and that's that. just a tame across the left hander, outside the off stump, Jaya prods at it, thick edge to the second slip, that's a tad of a good start for Australia. 0/1
98.3 to RS Kaluwitharana, cuts back off the wicket pushing forward cannons off the elbow onto leg stump. 262/7
106.5 to DNT Zoysa, takes the edge to second slip. 296/10
Damien Fleming2367423.2110910001
87.3 to PA de Silva, awkward backfoot push down the wicket, thick edge flies away for a safe catch to the captain in the gully. 226/6
103.6 to WPUJC Vaas, lifting ball tries to pull and just skies it. Ended up being caught by Puncher on the off side. 288/8
Colin Miller2317213.131039000
41.3 to RP Arnold, jamming onto it, outside the off stump, ball pops up off the bat to the first slip. 100/3
Shane Warne25112931.161302000
28.2 to MS Atapattu, similar to the previous, pitches on the middle stump, Marvan coming forward, just nudges it with the outside edge to the keeper. 80/2
73.5 to DPMD Jayawardene, and yet again, Jaya conspires to dismiss himself, lofting off the toes, getting himself too cramped, easy catch for the wide mid on. 193/4
80.1 to A Ranatunga, down the wicket, mirror image of the Jaya dismissal, lofted to Miller at wide mid on, who does his best to make it look difficult, grabbing it at the second attempt. 206/5
Ricky Ponting41701.75170000
Mark Waugh21904.5092000
Greg Blewett301204.00101000
Australia 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Michael Slater st †Kaluwitharana b Muralidaran962202735243.63
Greg Blewett  b Muralidaran621821926034.06
Justin Langer c Ranatunga b Muralidaran740470017.50
Mark Waugh c Ranatunga b Muralidaran1029371034.48
Steve Waugh (c)c †Kaluwitharana b Herath1949742038.77
Ian Healy c Jayawardene b Muralidaran41480028.57
Ricky Ponting c Ranatunga b Herath11210008.33
Shane Warne c Atapattu b Herath022000.00
Damien Fleming  b Herath1621242076.19
Colin Miller run out (Jayasuriya/†Kaluwitharana)610111060.00
Glenn McGrath not out 024000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 4, nb 2)7
TOTAL96.3 Ov (RR: 2.36, 346 Mts)228
Fall of wickets: 1-138 (Greg Blewett, 55.4 ov), 2-160 (Justin Langer, 67.6 ov), 3-179 (Michael Slater, 77.3 ov), 4-182 (Mark Waugh, 79.1 ov), 5-188 (Ian Healy, 81.4 ov), 6-189 (Ricky Ponting, 84.4 ov), 7-189 (Shane Warne, 84.6 ov), 8-215 (Damien Fleming, 92.3 ov), 9-228 (Colin Miller, 95.4 ov), 10-228 (Steve Waugh, 96.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas933103.44464000
Nuwan Zoysa61901.50250000
Rangana Herath34.369742.811508201
84.4 to RT Ponting, useless stuff from Ponting, never looked to have any concentration, lunging down the wicket yet again, obvious edge to the slip, but he has the nerve to stand his ground and force the umpire to raise his finger. 189/6
84.6 to SK Warne, stretching forward to defend again, outside edge travels square to the close gully fielder. 189/7
92.3 to DW Fleming, Herath Streak on fire, lovely ball, he flicks it like a cigarette butt and it achieves very impressive turn from outside the off stump, Fleming is left dumbfounded as it crashes into the middle stump. 215/8
96.3 to SR Waugh, sweeping, top edge flies high to the short mid wicket area, Kalu calls for it and collects very nonchalently. 228/10
Muthiah Muralidaran38107151.861855001
55.4 to GS Blewett, jumps down the track The Gap beckons, the ball turns into the Gap and onto the stumps. 138/1
67.6 to JL Langer, pushes forward takes the outside edge to Ranatunga at slip. 160/2
77.3 to MJ Slater, jumps down the track beats him through to the keeper who makes the stumping. 179/3
79.1 to ME Waugh, straight ball jumps a little takes the face of the bat pushed to first slip. 182/4
81.4 to IA Healy, pushes forward comes off pad to bat to the silly point. 188/5
Sanath Jayasuriya911501.66490000
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sanath Jayasuriya (c)not out 2146712045.65
Marvan Atapattu not out 2861713045.90
Extras(lb 3, nb 3)6
TOTAL17.2 Ov (RR: 3.17, 71 Mts)55
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath722303.28332002
Damien Fleming401503.75192001
Colin Miller31903.00141000
Shane Warne3.21501.50170000
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MATCH DETAILS
Galle International Stadium
TossSri Lanka, elected to bat first
Series
Season1999
Player Of The Match
Australia
Michael Slater
Series resultSri Lanka led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1460
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Rangana Herath
Rangana Herath
Umpires
Sri Lanka
B.C. Cooray
New Zealand
Doug Cowie
TV Umpire
Sri Lanka
K.T.Francis
Match Referee
West Indies
Cammie Smith
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 22 Sep - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 254/6 (Romesh Kaluwitharana 24*, Chaminda Vaas 14*, 95 ov)
Thu, 23 Sep - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 188/5 (Steve Waugh 2*, Ricky Ponting 0*, 83 ov)
Fri, 24 Sep - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 44/0 (Sanath Jayasuriya 19*, Marvan Atapattu 21*, 13 ov)
Sat, 25 Sep - day 4 - no play
Sun, 26 Sep - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 55/0 (17.2 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 3
Day 5
  • Play abandoned at 10:50am local time after rain stopped play at 10:18am
Sri Lanka Innings
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