Sri Lanka v Australia
Australia in Sri Lanka 1999 (3rd Test)
VenueSinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo on 30th September, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th October 1999 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresKT Francis, P Willey
TV umpireEAR de Silva
RefereeCW Smith
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 203/4 (SR Waugh 10*, Ponting 11*; 88.2 overs)
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 318/7 (Ponting 90*, Fleming 23*; 126.2 overs)
Close of play day 3Australia (1) 342 all out
Close of play day 4Sri Lanka (1) 61/4 (de Silva 19*, Ranatunga 1*; 21.5 overs)
Man of the MatchRT Ponting

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GS Blewettc Atapattu b Herath702102289- 
MJ Slaterst Kaluwitharana b Arnold591441916- 
JL Langerc Ranatunga b Muralitharan3282863- 
ME Waughc Arnold b Muralitharan1328411- 
*SR Waughc Kaluwitharana b Herath146970-- 
RT Pontingnot out10517122211- 
+IA Healyc Jayawardene b Vaas73838-- 
SK Warnelbw b Vaas049-- 
DW Flemingc Atapattu b Muralitharan3278993- 
CR Millerlbw b Vaas049-- 
GD McGrathc Atapattu b Vaas023-- 
Extras(10 nb)10
Total(all out, 506 minutes, 136.4 overs)342
Fall of wickets:
1-126 (Slater, 52.4 ov), 2-147 (Blewett, 64.4 ov), 3-182 (ME Waugh, 75.1 ov), 4-183 (Langer, 77.1 ov), 5-221 (SR Waugh, 96.3 ov), 6-253 (Healy, 106.4 ov), 7-255 (Warne, 108.2 ov), 8-335 (Fleming, 133.6 ov), 9-342 (Miller, 136.2 ov), 10-342 (McGrath, 136.4 ov)
Sri Lanka bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Zoysa10   4230--
Herath35   10982--
Muralitharan52   51503-9
Jayasuriya9   2140--
Arnold7   431--

Sri Lanka first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*ST Jayasuriyac Warne b McGrath011-- 
MS Atapattuc Healy b Fleming21114-- 
RP Arnoldlbw b Fleming0923-- 
PA de Silvanot out1959771- 
DPMD Jayawardenec Healy b Fleming2152633- 
A Ranatunganot out134-- 
+RS Kaluwitharanadid not bat      
WPUJC Vaasdid not bat      
HMRKB Herathdid not bat      
DNT Zoysadid not bat      
M Muralitharandid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 1 lb, 4 nb, 5 w)18
Total(4 wickets, 92 minutes, 21.5 overs)61
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Jayasuriya, 0.1 ov), 2-7 (Atapattu, 3.1 ov), 3-10 (Arnold, 5.1 ov), 4-60 (Jayawardene, 21.2 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McGrath10   325114
Warne5   1110--
Miller1   020--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> RT Ponting (1) 50 in 85 balls with 4 fours





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