result
6th Match (D/N), Sharjah, Oct 27 2000, Coca-Cola Champions Trophy
(48.5/50 ov, target 295)226
Sri Lanka won by 68 runs
player of the match
Muttiah Muralitharan
Sri Lanka (and Ceylon)
20y
• Woorkheri Raman

Indians failed on two counts

The match against Sri Lanka before the final was important on two counts for the Indians

Match centre 
Scorecard summary
Sri Lanka294/5(50 overs)
India226/10(48.5 overs)
Match details
Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium
TossIndia, elected to field first
SeriesCoca-Cola Champions Trophy
Season2000/01
Player Of The Match
Muttiah Muralitharan
Muttiah Muralitharan
Match numberODI no. 1650
Match daysdaynight(50-over match)
Umpires
England Image
George Sharp
New Zealand Image
Steve Dunne
TV Umpire
U.A.E. Image
Prem Mishra
Match Referee
South Africa Image
Denis Lindsay
PointsSri Lanka 2, India 0