8th Match (D/N), Adelaide, Jan 23 1999, Carlton & United Series
(49.4/50 ov)303/9
Sri Lanka won by 1 wicket (with 2 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
120 (111)
England INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
Nick Knight run out (Muralitharan)45741333060.81
Alec Stewart (c)†c Ranatunga b Vaas39334460118.18
Graeme Hick not out 12611817854106.77
Nasser Hussain c Tillakaratne b Jayasuriya5731071.42
Neil Fairbrother not out 78718642109.85
Extras(lb 2, nb 3, w 4)9
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 6.04)302/3
Fall of wickets: 1-64 (Alec Stewart, 10.1 ov), 2-139 (Nick Knight, 26.4 ov), 3-148 (Nasser Hussain, 28.4 ov)
Chaminda Vaas1007617.60269202
Pramodya Wickramasinghe907107.88176110
Mahela Jayawardene402406.00122010
Muthiah Muralidaran704606.57200311
Sanath Jayasuriya1004214.20261000
Upul Chandana1004104.10261010
Sri Lanka INNINGS (target: 303 runs from 50 overs)
Sanath Jayasuriya c Fairbrother b Gough51364562141.66
Romesh Kaluwitharana run out (Hollioake)00500-
Marvan Atapattu c Fairbrother b Mullally312120025.00
Hashan Tillakaratne  b Croft2848791058.33
Mahela Jayawardene lbw b Wells12011116290108.10
Arjuna Ranatunga (c)c Wells b Gough4151572080.39
Chaminda Vaas run out (Hussain)56120083.33
Upul Chandana c Fairbrother b Wells25183011138.88
Roshan Mahanama run out (Fairbrother)13112020118.18
Muthiah Muralidaran not out 24140050.00
Pramodya Wickramasinghe not out 22600100.00
Extras(lb 9, w 4)13
TOTAL(49.4 Ov, RR: 6.10, 229 Mts)303/9
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Romesh Kaluwitharana, 1.1 ov), 2-8 (Marvan Atapattu, 3.5 ov), 3-68 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 10.1 ov), 4-137 (Hashan Tillakaratne, 22.6 ov), 5-223 (Arjuna Ranatunga, 38.4 ov), 6-235 (Chaminda Vaas, 41.4 ov), 7-269 (Mahela Jayawardene, 45.2 ov), 8-288 (Upul Chandana, 47.4 ov), 9-298 (Roshan Mahanama, 48.5 ov)
Darren Gough1016826.80304300
Alan Mullally1006116.10276010
Adam Hollioake504509.0096000
Mark Ealham1014804.80282020
Robert Croft1004214.20241000
Vince Wells4.403026.4262010
Adelaide Oval
TossSri Lanka, elected to field first
SeriesCarlton & United SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
Mahela Jayawardene
Mahela Jayawardene
Match numberODI no. 1391
Match daysdaynight (50-over match)
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Ross Emerson
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Tony McQuillan
TV Umpire
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Steve Davis
Match Referee
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Peter van der Merwe
PointsSri Lanka 2, England 0
  • England Innings
  • Hours of play: 2.00pm - 5.45pm, 6.30pm - 10.00pm
  • 4th Umpire - P Angley
  • Scorers: MN Ashton (Eng) and RM Artis (SL)
  • 12th Men: BC Hollioake (England) and ASA Perera (Sri Lanka)
  • M Muralitharan was called for throwing at 17.4 overs by umpire RA Emerson at square leg. Sri Lankan captain A Ranatunga then confronted the umpire and a heated argument followed. Ranatunga then summoned the Sri Lankan players to leave the field. Team manager Ranjith Fernando and match referee Peter van der Merwe were summoned and discussions and phonecalls to the Sri Lankan Cricket Board were conducted on the boundary line before play resumed. 14 minutes were lost.
  • GA Hick 50 in 85 mins from 66 balls, 1x4, 2x6
  • NH Fairbrother 50 in 66 mins from 57 balls, 2x4
  • GA Hick 100 in 164 mins from 109 balls, 2x4, 3x6
  • Hick/Fairbrother 4th wicket partnership 154* in 86 mins from 129 balls
  • Sri Lanka Innings
  • Sri Lanka innings: 1x7 ball over (3rd over, D Gough's 2nd over, called by umpire RA Emerson)
  • ST Jayasuriya 50 in 43 minutes from 33 balls, 6x4, 2x6
  • DPMD Jayawardene 50 in 51 minutes from 43 balls, 4x4
  • DPMD jayawardene 100 in 142 mins from 100 balls, 6x4
  • Sri Lanka won at 10.19pm
  • Attendance: 9850