result
Final, London, Aug 20 1998, Emirates Triangular Tournament
256/8
(47.1/50 ov, target 257)260/5
Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets (with 17 balls remaining)
player of the match
England INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Nick Knight c & b Muralitharan941361784069.11
Mike Atherton c Ranatunga b Muralitharan64731027087.67
Alec Stewart (c)†c †Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan1824301075.00
Graeme Hick  b Chandana1416231087.50
Ali Brown  b Muralitharan18182420100.00
Nasser Hussain lbw b Muralitharan021000.00
Robert Croft c †Kaluwitharana b Perera17172110100.00
Ian Austin not out 1112231091.66
Darren Gough  b Perera011000.00
Peter Martin not out 11300100.00
Extras(b 4, lb 5, w 10)19
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 5.12)256/8
Did not bat: Alan Mullally 
Fall of wickets: 1-132 (Mike Atherton, 25.3 ov), 2-170 (Alec Stewart, 33.5 ov), 3-191 (Graeme Hick, 38.5 ov), 4-218 (Nick Knight, 43.4 ov), 5-218 (Nasser Hussain, 43.6 ov), 6-223 (Ali Brown, 45.2 ov), 7-246 (Robert Croft, 49.1 ov), 8-246 (Darren Gough, 49.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Pramodya Wickramasinghe502905.80---00
Suresh Perera904424.88---40
Kumar Dharmasena904705.22---10
Muttiah Muralitharan1003453.40---00
Aravinda de Silva201005.00---00
Sanath Jayasuriya804505.62---00
Upul Chandana703815.42---20
Sri Lanka INNINGS (target: 257 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sanath Jayasuriya  b Gough022000.00
Romesh Kaluwitharana c Hick b Croft68771056088.31
Marvan Atapattu not out 13215119714087.41
Aravinda de Silva c Brown b Gough3437584091.89
Arjuna Ranatunga (c)c Knight b Martin13110033.33
Upul Chandana c Knight b Croft27100028.57
Hashan Tillakaratne not out 106920166.66
Extras(lb 7, w 6)13
TOTAL(47.1 Ov, RR: 5.51)260/5
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 0.2 ov), 2-140 (Romesh Kaluwitharana, 26.3 ov), 3-210 (Aravinda de Silva, 40.2 ov), 4-224 (Arjuna Ranatunga, 43.1 ov), 5-233 (Upul Chandana, 44.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Darren Gough1005025.00---20
Peter Martin1016016.00---20
Alan Mullally1003703.70---10
Ian Austin1014804.80---00
Robert Croft705427.71---10
Graeme Hick0.104024.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Lord's, London
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesEmirates Triangular TournamentSri Lanka tour of England
Season1998
Player Of The Match
Muttiah Muralitharan
Muttiah Muralitharan
Player Of The Series
Marvan Atapattu
Marvan Atapattu
Series resultSri Lanka won the 1998 Emirates Triangular Tournament
Match numberODI no. 1348
Match daysday(50-over match)
Umpires
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David Constant
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David Shepherd
TV Umpire
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Chris Balderstone
Match Referee
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Ahmed Ebrahim
MATCH NOTES
  • England's opening partnership of 132 is their highest in one-day internationals against Sri Lanka