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1998–99 Australia Tri-Nation Series

1998–99 Carlton and United Series
Date10 January 1999 – 13 February 1999
LocationAustralia
ResultWon by  Australia
2–0 in final series
Player of the seriesGlenn McGrath
Teams
 Australia  England  Sri Lanka
Captains
Steve Waugh Alec Stewart Arjuna Ranatunga
Most runs
Mark Waugh (542)
Adam Gilchrist (525)
Darren Lehmann (396)
Graeme Hick (513)
Neil Fairbrother (323)
Nick Knight (315)
Romesh Kaluwitharana (308)
Hashan Tillakaratne (249)
Sanath Jayasuriya (223)
Most wickets
Glenn McGrath (27)
Shane Warne (19)
Adam Dale (13)
Darren Gough (19)
Alan Mullally (14)
Mark Ealham (12)
Chaminda Vaas (14)
Muttiah Muralitharan (12)
Sanath Jayasuriya (6)

The 1998–99 Australia Tri-Nation Series (more commonly known as the 1998–99 Carlton and United Series) was a One Day International (ODI) cricket tri-series where Australia played host to England and Sri Lanka. Australia and England reached the Finals, which Australia won 2–0.

Squads

 Australia  England  Sri Lanka

Points table

Pos Team P W L NR T Points NRR
1  Australia 10 7 3 0 0 14 +0.538
2  England 10 5 5 0 0 10 +0.157
3  Sri Lanka 10 3 7 0 0 6 −0.667

Group stage

1st Match

10 January 1999 (D/N)
Scorecard
England 
178/8 (50 overs)
v
 Australia
145/9 (36 overs)
Neil Fairbrother 47 (82)
Glenn McGrath 2/24 (10 overs)
Michael Bevan 56 (76)
Alan Mullally 4/18 (8 overs)
England won by 7 runs (revised target)
The Gabba, Brisbane[1]
Umpires: Tony McQuillan (Aus) and Daryl Harper (Aus)
Player of the match: Alan Mullally (Eng)
  • England won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Australia's target reduced to 153 runs from 36 overs
  • Vince Wells and Mark Alleyne (Eng) made their ODI debuts.

2nd Match

11 January 1999 (D/N)
Scorecard
Sri Lanka 
207/7 (50 overs)
v
 England
208/6 (49.3 overs)
Romesh Kaluwitharana 58 (61)
Adam Hollioake 3/32 (10 overs)
Neil Fairbrother 67 (105)
Muttiah Muralitharan 3/34 (10 overs)
England won by 4 wickets
The Gabba, Brisbane[2]
Umpires: Peter Parker (Aus) and Steve Davis (Aus)
Player of the match: Neil Fairbrother (Eng)
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat.

3rd Match

13 January 1999 (D/N)
Scorecard
Sri Lanka 
259/9 (50 overs)
v
 Australia
260/2 (46.1 overs)
Hashan Tillakaratne 73 (95)
Shane Warne 2/44 (10 overs)
Adam Gilchrist 131 (118)
Chaminda Vaas 1/43 (6 overs)
Australia won by 8 wickets
Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney[3]
Umpires: Terry Prue (Aus) and Simon Taufel (Aus)
Player of the match: Adam Gilchrist (Aus)
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat.

4th Match

15 January 1999 (D/N)
Scorecard
England 
178 (43.2 overs)
v
 Australia
182/1 (39.2 overs)
Nasser Hussain 47 (62)
Glenn McGrath 4/54 (10 overs)
Mark Waugh 83 (109)
Alan Mullally 1/42 (10 overs)
Australia won by 9 wickets
The MCG, Melbourne[4]
Umpires: Ross Emerson (Aus) and Darrell Hair (Aus)
Player of the match: Mark Waugh (Aus)
  • England won the toss and elected to bat.

5th Match

17 January 1999 (D/N)
Scorecard
England 
282/4 (50 overs)
v
 Australia
275/6 (50 overs)
Graeme Hick 108 (129)
Damien Fleming 3/64 (10 overs)
Mark Waugh 85 (95)
Darren Gough 2/40 (10 overs)
England won by 7 runs
Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney[5]
Umpires: Darrell Hair (Aus) and Simon Taufel (Aus)
Player of the match: Graeme Hick (Eng)
  • England won the toss and elected to bat.

6th Match

19 January 1999 (D/N)
Scorecard
Sri Lanka 
186 (50 overs)
v
 England
189/3 (45.2 overs)
Arjuna Ranatunga 76 (105)
Darren Gough 4/28 (10 overs)
Graeme Hick 66 (101)
Nuwan Zoysa 2/22 (6 overs)
England won by 7 wickets
MCG, Melbourne[6]
Umpires: Darrell Harper (Aus) and Terry Prue (Aus)
Player of the match: Darren Gough (Eng)
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat.

7th Match

21 January 1999
Scorecard
Australia 
210/9 (50 overs)
v
 Sri Lanka
211/7 (49.3 overs)
Mark Waugh 65 (105)
Chaminda Vaas 3/27 (10 overs)
Marvan Atapattu 82 (121)
Shane Warne 3/45 (10 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 3 wickets
Bellerive Oval, Hobart[7]
Umpires: Peter Parker (Aus) and Steve Davis (Aus)
Player of the match: Marvan Atapattu (SL)
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field.

8th Match

23 January 1999
14:00 UTC+10:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
England 
3/302 (50 overs)
v
 Sri Lanka
9/303 (49.4 overs)
Graeme Hick 126 (118)
Sanath Jayasuriya 1/42 (10 overs)
Mahela Jayawardene 120 (111)
Vince Wells 2/30 (4.4 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 1 wicket
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide[8]
Umpires: Ross Emerson (Aus) and Tony McQuillan (Aus)
Player of the match: Mahela Jayawardene (SL)
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field.
  • Mahela Jayawardene (SL) scored his first century in ODIs.
  • This was the highest successful run chase in an ODI match at the Adelaide Oval.
  • This match was also notable for a controversy over Muttiah Muralitharan's bowling.

9th Match

24 January 1999 (D/N)
Scorecard
Australia 
270 (50 overs)
v
 Sri Lanka
190 (41.4 overs)
Mark Waugh 57 (68)
Chaminda Vaas 3/63 (10 overs)
Roshan Mahanama 55 (82)
Glenn McGrath 5/40 (10 overs)
Australia won by 80 runs
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide[9]
Umpires: Steve Davis (Aus) and Simon Taufel (Aus)
Player of the match: Glenn McGrath (Aus)
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field.

10th Match

26 January 1999 (D/N)
Scorecard
Australia 
239/8 (50 overs)
v
 England
223 (48.3 overs)
Mark Waugh 65 (80)
Robert Croft 2/40 (10 overs)
Graeme Hick 109 (119)
Glenn McGrath 3/40 (9.3 overs)
Australia won by 16 runs
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide[10]
Umpires: Peter Parker (Aus) and Daryl Harper (Aus)
Player of the match: Graeme Hick (Eng)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat.

11th Match

29 January 1999 (D/N)
Scorecard
England 
227/7 (50 overs)
v
 Sri Lanka
99 (33.3 overs)
Neil Fairbrother 81 (119)
Ruchira Perera 3/55 (10 overs)
Sanath Jayasuriya 40 (58)
Mark Ealham 5/32 (10 overs)
England won by 128 runs
WACA Ground, Perth[11]
Umpires: Peter Parker (Aus) and Steve Davis (Aus)
Player of the match: Mark Ealham (Eng)
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field.

12th Match

31 January 1999
Scorecard
Australia 
274/7 (50 overs)
v
 Sri Lanka
229 (46.3 overs)
Michael Bevan 72 (65)
Pramodya Wickramasinghe 3/48 (10 overs)
Sanath Jayasuriya 50 (49)
Shane Warne 3/53 (10 overs)
Australia won by 45 runs
WACA Ground, Perth[12]
Umpires: Daryl Harper (Aus) and Terry Prue (Aus)
Player of the match: Ricky Ponting (Aus)
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field.

13th Match

3 February 1999 (D/N)
Scorecard
Sri Lanka 
181/7 (44 overs)
v
 England
170/9 (44 overs)
Romesh Kaluwitharana 54 (87)
Mark Alleyne 3/27 (9 overs)
Nick Knight 58 (109)
Thilan Samaraweera 3/34 (9 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 11 runs
Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney[13]
Umpires: Tony McQuillan (Aus) and Simon Taufel (Aus)
Player of the match: Thilan Samaraweera (SL)
  • England won the toss and elected to field.
  • Match reduced to 44 overs each

14th Match

5 February 1999 (D/N)
Scorecard
England 
210/8 (50 overs)
v
 Australia
211/6 (47 overs)
Vince Wells 39 (63)
Adam Dale 2/28 (10 overs)
Ricky Ponting 43 (71)
Alan Mullally 2/31 (10 overs)
Australia won by 4 wickets
Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney[14]
Umpires: Peter Parker (Aus) and Darrell Hair (Aus)
Player of the match: Damien Martyn (Aus)
  • England won the toss and elected to bat.

15th Match

7 February 1999
Scorecard
Australia 
310/8 (50 overs)
v
 Sri Lanka
267 (47.1 overs)
Adam Gilchrist 154 (129)
Muttiah Muralitharan 2/15 (3.4 overs)
Avishka Gunawardene 75 (66)
Shane Lee 5/33 (8.1 overs)
Australia won by 43 runs
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne[15]
Umpires: Darrell Hair (Aus) and Terry Prue (Aus)
Player of the match: Adam Gilchrist (Aus)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat.

Final series

Australia won the best of three final series against England 2–0.

1st Final

10 February 1999
Scorecard
Australia 
232/8 (50 overs)
v
 England
222 (49.2 overs)
Michael Bevan 69 (74)
Vince Wells 3/30 (10 overs)
Nasser Hussain 58 (98)
Glenn McGrath 4/45 (9.2 overs)
Australia won by 10 runs
Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney[16]
Umpires: Darrell Hair (Aus) and Steve Davis (Aus)
Player of the match: Michael Bevan (Aus)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat.

2nd Final

13 February 1999
Scorecard
Australia 
272/5 (50 overs)
v
 England
110 (31.5 overs)
Darren Lehmann 71 (75)
Vince Wells 1/34 (5 overs)
Alec Stewart 32 (36)
Shane Warne 3/16 (5.5 overs)
Australia won by 162 runs
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne[17]
Umpires: Darrell Hair (Aus) and Daryl Harper (Aus)
Player of the match: Darren Lehmann (Aus)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat.

References

  1. ^ "1st Match, Carlton & United Series at Brisbane, Jan 10 1999". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 27 September 2017.
  2. ^ "2nd Match, Carlton & United Series at Brisbane, Jan 11 1999". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 27 September 2017.
  3. ^ "3rd Match, Carlton & United Series at Sydney, Jan 13 1999". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 27 September 2017.
  4. ^ "4th Match, Carlton & United Series at Melbourne, Jan 15 1999". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 27 September 2017.
  5. ^ "5th Match, Carlton & United Series at Sydney, Jan 17 1999". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 27 September 2017.
  6. ^ "6th Match, Carlton & United Series at Melbourne, Jan 19 1999". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 27 September 2017.
  7. ^ "7th Match, Carlton & United Series at Hobart, Jan 21 1999". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 27 September 2017.
  8. ^ "8th Match, Carlton & United Series at Adelaide, Jan 23 1999". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 29 November 2020.
  9. ^ "9th Match, Carlton & United Series at Adelaide, Jan 24 1999". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 27 September 2017.
  10. ^ "10th Match, Carlton & United Series at Adelaide, Jan 26 1999". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 27 September 2017.
  11. ^ "11th Match, Carlton & United Series at Perth, Jan 29 1999". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 29 November 2020.
  12. ^ "12th Match, Carlton & United Series at Perth, Jan 31 1999". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 29 November 2020.
  13. ^ "13th Match, Carlton & United Series at Sydney, Feb 3 1999". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 29 November 2020.
  14. ^ "14th Match, Carlton & United Series at Sydney, Feb 5 1999". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 29 November 2020.
  15. ^ "15th Match, Carlton & United Series at Sydney, Feb 7 1999". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 29 November 2020.
  16. ^ "1st Final, Carlton & United Series at Sydney, Feb 10 1999". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 29 November 2020.
  17. ^ "2nd Final, Carlton & United Series at Melbourne, Feb 13 1999". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 29 November 2020.
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