result
15th Match, Melbourne, Feb 6 1999, Carlton & United Series
(47.1/50 ov, target 311)267
Australia won by 43 runs
player of the match
Australia INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Adam Gilchrist c Tillakaratne b Vaas154129191144119.37
Mark Waugh  b Muralitharan1937632051.35
Brendon Julian c Jayawardene b Muralitharan021000.00
Ricky Ponting c Jayawardene b de Silva6164843095.31
Darren Lehmann c Ranatunga b Samaraweera27272110100.00
Damien Martyn c †Kaluwitharana b Wickramasinghe1820251090.00
Michael Bevan not out 1113240084.61
Shane Lee run out (Vaas)5680083.33
Shane Warne (c)c Tillakaratne b Vaas33600100.00
Michael Kasprowicz not out 21100200.00
Extras(lb 4, nb 2, w 4)10
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 6.20)310/8
Did not bat: Glenn McGrath 
Fall of wickets: 1-92 (Mark Waugh, 14.2 ov), 2-92 (Brendon Julian, 14.4 ov), 3-213 (Ricky Ponting, 34.2 ov), 4-253 (Darren Lehmann, 41.1 ov), 5-286 (Adam Gilchrist, 45.3 ov), 6-291 (Damien Martyn, 46.5 ov), 7-301 (Shane Lee, 48.4 ov), 8-307 (Shane Warne, 49.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas1016826.80---10
Pramodya Wickramasinghe905215.77---01
Muttiah Muralitharan3.411524.09---00
Aravinda de Silva1005515.50---21
Hashan Tillakaratne1.201108.25---00
Thilan Samaraweera906016.66---10
Mahela Jayawardene704506.42---00
Sri Lanka INNINGS (target: 311 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Avishka Gunawardene  b Lee75669792113.63
Romesh Kaluwitharana c Martyn b Warne68609291113.33
Aravinda de Silva c Waugh b Lee1113191084.61
Mahela Jayawardene run out (Waugh)2736521075.00
Arjuna Ranatunga (c)c †Gilchrist b Lee1360033.33
Hashan Tillakaratne c Ponting b Lee4260982070.00
Marvan Atapattu  b Lehmann1219221063.15
Chaminda Vaas  b McGrath1415201093.33
Thilan Samaraweera  b Lee39110033.33
Pramodya Wickramasinghe c †Gilchrist b McGrath4570080.00
Muttiah Muralitharan not out 11300100.00
Extras(b 2, lb 2, nb 4, w 1)9
TOTAL(47.1 Ov, RR: 5.66)267
Fall of wickets: 1-145 (Romesh Kaluwitharana, 19.5 ov), 2-147 (Avishka Gunawardene, 20.4 ov), 3-164 (Aravinda de Silva, 24.2 ov), 4-166 (Arjuna Ranatunga, 24.6 ov), 5-200 (Mahela Jayawardene, 31.4 ov), 6-225 (Marvan Atapattu, 37.6 ov), 7-248 (Chaminda Vaas, 42.6 ov), 8-255 (Thilan Samaraweera, 45.2 ov), 9-265 (Pramodya Wickramasinghe, 46.4 ov), 10-267 (Hashan Tillakaratne, 47.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath804625.75---04
Michael Kasprowicz804505.62---00
Shane Warne815116.37---00
Brendon Julian504509.00---00
Shane Lee8.103354.04---00
Michael Bevan301505.00---10
Darren Lehmann702814.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesCarlton & United Series
Season1998/99
Player Of The Match
Adam Gilchrist
Adam Gilchrist
Match numberODI no. 1403
Hours of play (local time)10.00 start, First Session 10.00-13.30, Interval 13.30-14.15, Second Session 14.15-17.45
Match days7 February 1999 - day(50-over match)
Umpires
Australia Image
Daryl Harper
Australia Image
Terry Prue
TV Umpire
Australia Image
Bill Sheahan
Match Referee
South Africa Image
Peter van der Merwe
PointsAustralia 2, Sri Lanka 0
MATCH NOTES
  • Twelfth Men: AC Dale (Australia) and ASA Perera (Sri Lanka)
  • 4th Umpire - S Walpole
  • On 18, ME Waugh passed 6000 ODI career runs
  • AC Gilchrist 154: highest ODI score by an Australian (prev. DM Jones 145 v England at Brisbane, World Series Cup, 1990/91 and RT Ponting 145 v Zimbabwe at Delhi, Pepsi Triangular Cup, 1997/98)