result
4th Match (D/N), Sharjah, Apr 6 2003, Cherry Blossom Sharjah Cup
(37.5/50 ov, target 257)127
Sri Lanka won by 129 runs
player of the match
Kumar Sangakkara
Sri Lanka (and Ceylon)
Sri Lanka INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sanath Jayasuriya (c)lbw b Suji3645665080.00
Avishka Gunawardene c †Otieno b Odoyo2438334063.15
Marvan Atapattu c Odumbe b CO Obuya1929492065.51
Kumar Sangakkara not out 1031081379095.37
Hashan Tillakaratne c Odumbe b CO Obuya4356632076.78
Kaushal Lokuarachchi  b Suji815191053.33
Kumar Dharmasena not out 16111630145.45
Extras(b 1, lb 1, nb 2, w 3)7
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 5.12, 203 Mts)256/5
Fall of wickets: 1-53 (Avishka Gunawardene, 12.2 ov), 2-64 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 14.4 ov), 3-98 (Marvan Atapattu, 23.1 ov), 4-191 (Hashan Tillakaratne, 41.2 ov), 5-220 (Kaushal Lokuarachchi, 46.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Thomas Odoyo1033913.90405000
Alfred Luseno402606.50154001
Peter Ongondo402305.75133010
Tony Suji805226.50247011
Collins Obuya1013823.80312010
Maurice Odumbe1005605.60234000
Steve Tikolo402005.0071000
Kenya INNINGS (target: 257 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Kennedy Otieno c †Jayawardene b Fernando27110028.57
David Obuya c Tillakaratne b Nissanka6781085.71
Brijal Patel c Tillakaratne b Nissanka1320332065.00
Steve Tikolo (c)c Gunawardene b Lokuarachchi1025351040.00
Thomas Odoyo lbw b Dharmasena2143531148.83
Maurice Odumbe lbw b Jayasuriya4268685061.76
Hitesh Modi c Muralitharan b Jayasuriya41180036.36
Collins Obuya c Nissanka b Muralitharan1031240032.25
Tony Suji not out 314190021.42
Peter Ongondo st †Jayawardene b Muralitharan42310200.00
Alfred Luseno  b Muralitharan021000.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 3, w 7)12
TOTAL(37.5 Ov, RR: 3.35, 136 Mts)127
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (David Obuya, 1.6 ov), 2-8 (Kennedy Otieno, 2.2 ov), 3-35 (Brijal Patel, 9.3 ov), 4-35 (Steve Tikolo, 10.1 ov), 5-97 (Thomas Odoyo, 25.4 ov), 6-105 (Hitesh Modi, 28.2 ov), 7-111 (Maurice Odumbe, 32.1 ov), 8-123 (Collins Obuya, 37.1 ov), 9-127 (Peter Ongondo, 37.3 ov), 10-127 (Alfred Luseno, 37.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Charitha Buddhika511713.40212000
Prabath Nissanka602624.33274031
Kaushal Lokuarachchi602213.66241100
Muttiah Muralitharan6.521632.34312001
Kumar Dharmasena602313.83212001
Sanath Jayasuriya812122.62340040
MATCH DETAILS
Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium
TossSri Lanka, elected to bat first
SeriesCherry Blossom Sharjah Cup
Season2002/03
Player Of The Match
Kumar Sangakkara
Kumar Sangakkara
Match numberODI no. 1997
Match daysdaynight(50-over match)
ODI debut
Alfred Luseno
Alfred Luseno
Kaushal Lokuarachchi
Kaushal Lokuarachchi
Umpires
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Arani Jayaprakash
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Kevan Barbour
TV Umpire
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Billy Doctrove
Match Referee
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Ahmed Ebrahim
PointsSri Lanka 6, Kenya 0
MATCH NOTES
  • ST Jayasuriya when reaching 7 passed 9000 ODI runs
  • Sri Lanka innings: 1x5 ball over (36th over, Tikolo's 3rd over, called by umpire Barbour)
  • KC Sangakkara when reaching 74 passed 2000 ODI runs
  • KC Sangakkara 50 off 69 balls in 87 mins, 3x4
  • Sri Lanka innings: 1x7 ball over (47th over, Suji's 7th over, called by umpire Jayaprakash)
  • KC Sangakkara 100 off 108 balls in 137 mins, 9x4
  • Kaushal Lokuarachchi took a wicket with his first ball in ODI's