result
1st Match, London, May 14 1999, ICC World Cup
(46.5/50 ov, target 205)207/2
England won by 8 wickets (with 19 balls remaining)
player of the match
Sri Lanka INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sanath Jayasuriya c Hick b Mullally2952734055.76
Roshan Mahanama c Hick b Mullally1630472053.33
Marvan Atapattu c Thorpe b Austin3990033.33
Hashan Tillakaratne c †Stewart b Ealham01226000.00
Aravinda de Silva c Thorpe b Mullally0613000.00
Arjuna Ranatunga (c)c Hussain b Ealham3242711176.19
Romesh Kaluwitharana c †Stewart b Mullally5766737086.36
Chaminda Vaas not out 1227590044.44
Eric Upashantha c Thorpe b Hollioake1125251044.00
Pramodya Wickramasinghe c †Stewart b Austin1118151061.11
Muttiah Muralitharan  b Gough128620150.00
Extras(lb 9, nb 3, w 9)21
TOTAL(48.4 Ov, RR: 4.19)204
Fall of wickets: 1-42 (Roshan Mahanama, 10.6 ov), 2-50 (Marvan Atapattu, 13.2 ov), 3-63 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 16.5 ov), 4-63 (Hashan Tillakaratne, 17.1 ov), 5-65 (Aravinda de Silva, 18.5 ov), 6-149 (Arjuna Ranatunga, 33.6 ov), 7-155 (Romesh Kaluwitharana, 36.5 ov), 8-174 (Eric Upashantha, 43.5 ov), 9-190 (Pramodya Wickramasinghe, 47.2 ov), 10-204 (Muttiah Muralitharan, 48.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Darren Gough8.405015.76204012
Ian Austin912522.77290050
Alan Mullally1013743.70403011
Mark Ealham1003123.10393000
Andrew Flintoff201206.0051000
Graeme Hick301906.3361110
Adam Hollioake602113.50191000
England INNINGS (target: 205 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Nasser Hussain st †Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan1433691042.42
Alec Stewart (c)†c †Kaluwitharana b Vaas881461826060.27
Graeme Hick not out 73881352282.95
Graham Thorpe not out 1315231086.66
Extras(lb 6, nb 1, w 12)19
TOTAL(46.5 Ov, RR: 4.41)207/2
Fall of wickets: 1-50 (Nasser Hussain, 14.5 ov), 2-175 (Alec Stewart, 41.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas1022712.70433000
Pramodya Wickramasinghe1004104.09323000
Eric Upashantha803804.75322081
Muttiah Muralitharan1003313.30392020
Sanath Jayasuriya7.505507.02110220
Aravinda de Silva10707.0000000
MATCH DETAILS
Lord's, London
TossEngland, elected to field first
SeriesICC World Cup
Season1999
Player Of The Match
Alec Stewart
Alec Stewart
Match numberODI no. 1443
Match daysday(50-over match)
Umpires
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Rudi Koertzen
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Srinivas Venkataraghavan
TV Umpire
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David Orchard
Match Referee
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Cammie Smith
PointsEngland 2, Sri Lanka 0
MATCH NOTES
  • 4th (reserve) umpire: JF Steele
  • RS Kaluwitharana 50 off 52 balls, 7x4
  • AJ Stewart 50 off 85 balls, 4x4
  • GA Hick 50 off 63 balls, 1x4 1x6