1st Match (D/N), Sharjah, Oct 20 2000, Coca-Cola Champions Trophy
(43.5/50 ov)225/5
Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets (with 37 balls remaining)
player of the match
• AC Ganesh

Despite Tendulkar's heroics, Sri Lanka romp home by 5 wickets

In spite of a ton from Sachin Tendulkar, the target set by India was too small on a slow track which was playing true

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Scorecard summary
India224/8(50 overs)
Sri Lanka225/5(43.5 overs)
Match details
Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium
TossIndia, elected to bat first
SeriesCoca-Cola Champions Trophy
Player Of The Match
Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar
Match numberODI no. 1640
Match daysdaynight(50-over match)
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George Sharp
New Zealand Image
Steve Dunne
TV Umpire
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Daryl Harper
Match Referee
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Denis Lindsay
PointsSri Lanka 2, India 0