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RESULT
40th Match (D/N), Durban, March 03, 2003, ICC World Cup
(45/45 ov, T:230) 229/6

Match tied (D/L method)

Player Of The Match
124 (129)
marvan-atapattu
Match centre 
Scorecard summary
Sri Lanka 268/9(50 overs)
South Africa 229/6(45 overs)
end of over 4513 runs
SA: 229/6CRR: 5.08 RRR: 8.00
Mark Boucher45 (50)
Lance Klusener1 (8)
Muthiah Muralidaran 9-0-51-1
Russel Arnold 4-0-16-0

If they come off now, it may well be a tie. They are playing on with the rain coming down heavily. Finally ump Venkat says its too heavy and are going off

Covers almost in and suddenly rain slows down, but there will be a delay, lots of debate on the rain conditions in this World Cup, play can be extended by 30 mins

The wind is from the south and local experts think its here to stay

According to the D/L method the match is tied at the moment

It is still raining and the cut off time for resumption or calling off is 10:45 local time approx 30 mins from now

The Pollock run out may be the crucial blow and the fact that there was a dot last ball when play was stopped, a run there could have put South Africa ahead

Rain has become heavier now

The 'wet' crowd has decided to stay on and we will bring you the news as it happens

Covers are coming off now

Rain has strengthened and covers brought back on, only about 10 mins left for the cut-off time. Very close now to decision time on the match, its a min or two to go for an announcement on this match

Under the playing conditions the match has been called off

The match is declared tied

The qualifiers in this Pool B are Sri Lanka, New Zealand and Kenya and South Africa have been eliminated, despondent scenes in their dressing room

A rather damp end to what was turning out to be a nail-biter and the good news for New Zealand fans is they have got into the Super Sixes

We hope you enjoyed this game wherever you are and we hope to see you tomorrow for the WI v Kenya game and Pakistan v Zimbabwe

44.6
Murali to Boucher, no run

turned to leg

44.5
6
Murali to Boucher, SIX runs

Gone into the midwicket stand! hoiked from the off to a few rows in

44.4
1
Murali to Klusener, 1 run

whipped to leg

44.4
5w
Murali to Klusener, 5 wide

down the legside and it crosses the rope

44.3
Murali to Klusener, no run

tries a turn to leg, ball fizzes to short square leg for Sangakkara to run to collect

44.2
Murali to Klusener, no run

tossed up and he plays it right back

44.1
1
Murali to Boucher, 1 run

slammed to deep mid wicket but fielded by Vaas there

Umpires have called for their coats

Crowd looking a bit wet out there as is the ball

Ball change now in progress, south wind and that's likely to keep rain on

end of over 441 run
SA: 216/6CRR: 4.90 RRR: 8.83
Lance Klusener0 (5)
Mark Boucher38 (47)
Russel Arnold 4-0-16-0
Muthiah Muralidaran 8-0-38-1
43.6
Arnold to Klusener, no run

defends it back as rain increases

43.5
Arnold to Klusener, no run

on the pads and runs to short third man

43.4
Arnold to Klusener, no run

a full ball, struck on the pads and declined, probably outside the lien as the rain starts up

43.3
Arnold to Klusener, no run

from round the wicket, inside edge onto his pads

Klusener taking some time, trying to get the bowlers tenser

43.2
1
Arnold to Boucher, 1 run

solidly driven to long on and crowd happy a Klu has to face

43.1
Arnold to Boucher, no run

beaten on the off, cuts and misses a faster ball

Arnold back

end of over 435 runs • 1 wicket
SA: 215/6CRR: 5.00 RRR: 7.71
Lance Klusener0 (1)
Mark Boucher37 (45)
Muthiah Muralidaran 8-0-38-1
Sanath Jayasuriya 10-0-49-2
42.6
Murali to Klusener, no run

from round the wicket, tries a turn to leg and misses

42.5
1
Murali to Boucher, 1 run

short and cut to backward point

42.4
2
Murali to Boucher, 2 runs

swept to long leg for two quick runs

Klusener in for a try at winning this

There were many replays and final was clear that Pollock was out by a very small margin

42.3
W
Murali to Pollock, OUT

a long delay as ball was turned to leg, keeper throws to Murali and he throws onto the stump, a run out coming up, tv called

Shaun Pollock run out (†Sangakkara/Muralidaran) 25 (52m 37b 1x4 0x6) SR: 67.56
42.2
Murali to Pollock, no run

come to the off to turn it to leg, taken on the pads

42.1
2
Murali to Pollock, 2 runs

a fine square drive, came late and placed it past backward point

Murali on, he has 3 overs to go

end of over 426 runs
SA: 210/5CRR: 5.00 RRR: 7.37
Mark Boucher34 (43)
Shaun Pollock23 (34)
Sanath Jayasuriya 10-0-49-2
Muthiah Muralidaran 7-0-33-1
41.6
Jayasuriya to Boucher, no run

sweeps and misses, a screaming appeal from Jayasuriya ignored by umpire Venkat

Match details
Kingsmead, Durban
TossSri Lanka, elected to bat first
Series
Season2002/03
Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka
Marvan Atapattu
Match numberODI no. 1979
Match daysdaynight (50-over match)
Umpires
India
Srinivas Venkataraghavan
West Indies
Steve Bucknor
TV Umpire
England
Peter Willey
Match Referee
West Indies
Clive Lloyd
PointsSri Lanka 2, South Africa 2
South Africa Innings
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ICC World Cup
Super Sixes
TEAMMWLPTNRR
AUS550241.854
INDIA541200.886
KENYA532140.354
SL52311.5-0.844
NZ5148-0.896
ZIM5053.5-1.254
Pool A
TEAMMWLPTNRR
AUS660242.045
INDIA651201.108
ZIM632140.504
ENG633120.821
PAK623100.227
NED6154-1.454
NAM6060-2.955
Pool B
TEAMMWLPTNRR
SL641181.204
KENYA64216-0.691
NZ642160.990
WI632141.103
SA632141.730
CAN6154-1.989
BAN6052-2.046