result
1st Super, Centurion, Mar 7 2003, ICC World Cup
(47.4/50 ov, target 320)223
Australia won by 96 runs
player of the match
Ricky Ponting
Australia
Australia INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Adam Gilchrist run out (Vaas)9988122142112.50
Matthew Hayden c Tillakaratne b Muralitharan2234503064.70
Ricky Ponting (c)c †Sangakkara b Fernando11410913084104.58
Damien Martyn  b Fernando5258761089.65
Darren Lehmann c de Silva b Fernando10102110100.00
Ian Harvey not out 53610166.66
Michael Bevan not out 11300100.00
Extras(lb 4, nb 7, w 5)16
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 6.38, 205 Mts)319/5
Fall of wickets: 1-75 (Matthew Hayden, 12.2 ov), 2-181 (Adam Gilchrist, 29.5 ov), 3-293 (Ricky Ponting, 45.4 ov), 4-313 (Damien Martyn, 49.1 ov), 5-314 (Darren Lehmann, 49.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas805907.37266212
Pulasthi Gunaratne604607.66157000
Aravinda de Silva503607.2093100
Muttiah Muralitharan1004714.70323111
Russel Arnold2021010.5052110
Dilhara Fernando904735.22214010
Sanath Jayasuriya1005905.90263110
Sri Lanka INNINGS (target: 320 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Marvan Atapattu c & b Lee1624463066.66
Sanath Jayasuriya (c)retired hurt 1570020.00
Hashan Tillakaratne  b McGrath2141513051.21
Mahela Jayawardene c †Gilchrist b Lee038000.00
Aravinda de Silva c & b Hogg92941389497.87
Russel Arnold lbw b Lee1660016.66
Kumar Sangakkara run out (Hogg)2038532052.63
Chaminda Vaas lbw b Hogg2145372046.66
Muttiah Muralitharan c Lee b Lehmann4550080.00
Dilhara Fernando lbw b McGrath913402069.23
Pulasthi Gunaratne not out 15151230100.00
Extras(b 6, lb 8, nb 3, w 6)23
TOTAL(47.4 Ov, RR: 4.67, 205 Mts)223
Fall of wickets: 0-6* (Sanath Jayasuriya, retired hurt), 1-42 (Marvan Atapattu, 9.5 ov), 2-46 (Mahela Jayawardene, 11.2 ov), 3-47 (Hashan Tillakaratne, 12.3 ov), 4-48 (Russel Arnold, 13.3 ov), 5-100 (Kumar Sangakkara, 26.1 ov), 6-144 (Chaminda Vaas, 36.4 ov), 7-149 (Muttiah Muralitharan, 37.4 ov), 8-203 (Aravinda de Silva, 44.1 ov), 9-223 (Dilhara Fernando, 47.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath9.412522.58453030
Brett Lee1015235.20445223
Ian Harvey702904.14254000
Andy Bichel713204.57263110
Brad Hogg914525.00356100
Darren Lehmann502615.20143000
MATCH DETAILS
SuperSport Park, Centurion
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesICC World CupSri Lanka tour of South Africa
Season2002/03
Player Of The Match
Ricky Ponting
Ricky Ponting
Match numberODI no. 1982
Match daysday(50-over match)
Umpires
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Billy Bowden
England Image
David Shepherd
TV Umpire
South Africa Image
Brian Jerling
Match Referee
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Mike Procter
PointsAustralia 4, Sri Lanka 0
MATCH NOTES
  • 4th (reserve) umpire: SA Bucknor (WI)
  • 12th Men: JP Maher (Australia) and J Mubarak (Sri Lanka)
  • Australia 50 runs, 51 balls, 35 minutes 8x4
  • 50 Partnership (Gilchrist/Hayden) 51 balls, 35 minutes, 8x4
  • When Gilchrist reached 38* he completed 5000 runs in ODIs
  • Australia 100 runs, 96 balls, 63 minutes, 15x4, 1x6
  • AC Gilchrist's highest score in World Cups (previous: 63 v Bangladesh at Chester-le-Street, 1999)
  • 50 Partnership (Gilchrist/Ponting) 41 balls, 30 minutes, 4x4, 2x6
  • Australia 150 runs, 150 balls, 99 minutes, 17x4, 2x6
  • 100 partnership (Gilchrist/Ponting) 96 balls, 63 minutes, 7 x4, 3x6
  • Ponting 50 runs, 66 balls, 81 minutes, 3x4, 1x6
  • Australia 200 runs, 205 balls, 135 minutes, 21x4, 4x6
  • 50 Partnership (Ponting/Martyn) 43 balls, 29 minutes, 2x4, 2x6
  • Australia 250 runs, 247 balls, 159 minutes, 23x4, 5x6
  • Ponting 100 runs, 96 balls, 115 minutes, 6x6, 4x6
  • RT Ponting's highest score in World Cups (previous: 102 v West Indies at Jaipur, 1995/96)
  • 100 Partnership (Ponting/Martyn) 82 balls, 48 minutes, 6x4, 3x6
  • Australia 300 runs, 293 balls, 191 minutes, 26x4, 6x6
  • DR Martyn's highest score against Sri Lanka in ODIs (previous: 48 at Perth, 1998/99)
  • Martyn 50 runs, 56 balls, 75 minutes, 1x4
  • CRD Fernando's best bowling against Australia in ODIs (previous: 1/46 at Sydney, 2002/03)
  • CRD Fernando's best bowling in World Cups (previous: 2/4 v Canada at Paarl, 2002/03)
  • ST Jayasuriya retired hurt at 6/0 (1*, 5 balls, hit by a rising ball from Lee)
  • With the wicket of HP Tillakaratne, GD McGrath became the leading wicket-taker for Australia against Sri Lanka in ODIs (previous: 29 wkts, jointly held with SK Warne)
  • When PA de Silva reached 34* he became the leading run scorer for Sri Lanka in World Cups (previous: 969 runs, A Ranatunga)
  • Sri Lanka 50 runs, 100 balls, 79 minutes, 6x4
  • 50 Partnership (de Silva/Sangakkara) 75 balls, 51 minutes, 5x4, 1x6
  • Sri Lanka 100 runs, 163 balls, 119 minutes, 11x4, 1x6
  • Sri Lanka 150 runs, 236 balls, 167 minutes, 15x4, 1x6
  • PA de Silva 50 runs, 69 balls, 116 minutes, 6x4, 1x6
  • PA de Silva and CRD Fernando's partnership set a new 8th wicket partnership record for Sri Lanka against Australia in ODIs (previous: 44 ST Jayasuriya and RJ Ratnayake at Adelaide, 1989/90)
  • Sri Lanka 200 runs, 269 balls, 186 minutes, 20 x 4, 3x 6
  • 50 Partnership (de Silva/Fernando) 35 balls, 21 minutes, 5x4, 3x6
  • Australia extend their record winning streak in ODIs to 13 consecutive victories