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2000 Singer Triangular Series

The 2000 Singer Triangular Series was an ODI cricket tournament held in Sri Lanka from 5 July to 14 July 2000. It featured the national cricket teams of South Africa, Pakistan and the hosts, Sri Lanka. The competition was won by Sri Lanka, which defeated South Africa in the final.[1]

Background

Squads

 Sri Lanka Australia Pakistan

Points table

The tournament was organised in a round robin format, with each team playing each other twice.

TeamPWLTNRNRRPoints
 Sri Lanka440008
 South Africa422004
 Pakistan404000

Matches

5 July
Scorecard
Pakistan 
164/8 (45 overs)
v
 Sri Lanka
166/5 (37.3 overs)
Inzamam-ul-Haq 83* (118)
Nuwan Zoysa 4/34 (9 overs)
Marvan Atapattu 62 (92)
Waqar Younis 2/11 (5 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets
Galle International Stadium, Galle
Umpires: Gamini Silva (SL) and Peter Manuel (SL)
Player of the match: Nuwan Zoysa (Sri Lanka)
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field.
  • Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka) made his ODI debut.
    Points - Sri Lanka 2; Pakistan 0

6 July
Scorecard
Sri Lanka 
249/7 (50 overs)
v
 South Africa
212 (48.2 overs)
Kumar Sangakkara 85 (116)
Jacques Kallis 3/42 (10 overs)
Andrew Hall 81 (114)
Upul Chandana 4/44 (10 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 37 runs
Galle International Stadium, Galle
Umpires: Gamini Silva (SL) and Lalith Jayasundara (SL)
Player of the match: Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka)
  • South Africa won the toss and elected to field.
  • Points - Sri Lanka 2; Pakistan 0

8 July
Scorecard
 South Africa
241/6 (50 overs)
v
Pakistan 
223/9 (48.2 overs)
Jacques Kallis 83 (111)
Abdul Razzaq 3/36 (10 overs)
Imran Nazir 80 (86)
Nicky Boje 4/25 (10 overs)
South Africa won by 18 runs
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Umpires: Asoka de Silva (SL) and Peter Manuel (SL)
Player of the match: Jacques Kallis (South Africa)
  • South Africa won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Points - South Africa 2; Pakistan 0

9 July
Scorecard
Pakistan 
240/6 (50 overs)
v
 Sri Lanka
244/4 (49.2 overs)
Younis Khan 59 (102)
Sanath Jayasuriya 2/33 (6 overs)
Sanath Jayasuriya 54 (81)
Abdul Razzaq 2/50 (10 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Umpires: B. C. Cooray (SL) and Tyron Wijewardene (SL)
Player of the match: Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka)
  • Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Points - Sri Lanka 2; Pakistan 0

11 July
Scorecard
South Africa 
167 (49.2 overs)
v
 Sri Lanka
168/2 (27.3 overs)
Jacques Kallis 83* (148)
Upul Chandana 2/20 (10 overs)
Avishka Gunawardene 87 (75)
Shaun Pollock 1/22 (6 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
Umpires: B. C. Cooray (SL) and Asoka de Silva (SL)
Player of the match: Avishka Gunawardene (Sri Lanka)
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field.
  • Points - Sri Lanka 2; South Africa 0

12 July
Scorecard
Pakistan 
153 (44.1 overs)
v
 South Africa
156/3 (37.3 overs)
Azhar Mahmood 36 (70)
David Terbrugge 4/20 (8 overs)
Gary Kirsten 46 (62)
Azhar Mahmood 1/26 (5 overs)
South Africa won by 7 wickets
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
Umpires: Gamini Silva (SL) and Asoka de Silva (SL)
Player of the match: David Terbrugge (South Africa)
  • Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Points - South Africa 2; Pakistan 0

Final

14 July
Scorecard
Sri Lanka 
294/7 (50 overs)
v
 South Africa
264/9 (50 overs)
Sanath Jayasuriya 68 (86)
Shaun Pollock 2/54 (9 overs)
Gary Kirsten 76 (94)
Muttiah Muralitharan 5/44 (10 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 30 runs
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Umpires: B. C. Cooray (SL) and Peter Manuel (SL)
Player of the match: Muttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka)
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat.

Records and awards

References

  1. ^ "Cricinfo- 2000 Singer Triangular Series". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 January 2019.

External links

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