2003 Bank Alfalah Cup

The 2003 Bank Alfalah Cup was a triangular ODI cricket competition held in Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla from 10 to 23 May 2003.[1] It featured the national cricket teams of New Zealand, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The tournament was won by New Zealand, who defeated Pakistan in the final.

2003 Bank Alfalah Cup
Date10-23 May 2003
LocationSri Lanka
ResultWon by New Zealand
Player of the seriesShoaib Malik (PAK)
Teams
 New Zealand  Pakistan  Sri Lanka
Captains
Stephen Fleming Rashid Latif Marvan Atapattu
Most runs
Stephen Fleming (121) Shoaib Malik (170) Tillakaratne Dilshan (71)
Most wickets
Daniel Vettori (10) Mohammad Sami (10) Muttiah Muralitharan (13)

Points tableEdit

Team Pld W L T NR NRR Pts[2]
  New Zealand 4 2 2 0 0 +0.196 13
  Pakistan 4 2 2 0 0 +0.061 12
  Sri Lanka 4 2 2 0 0 -0.259 11

1st ODIEdit

10 May (D/N)
Scorecard
Pakistan  
199/8 (50 overs)
v
  Sri Lanka
120 (43.1 overs)
Mohammad Hafeez 53 (114)
Muttiah Muralitharan 3/38 (10 overs)
Kumar Sangakkara 29 (57)
Shoaib Malik 2/19 (8 overs)
Mohammad Sami 2/19 (7.1 overs)
Pakistan won by 79 runs
Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla
Umpires: Peter Manuel (SL) and Simon Taufel (AUS)
Player of the match: Mohammad Hafeez (Pak)
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field.
  • Points: Pakistan 6, Sri Lanka 0

2nd ODIEdit

11 May (D/N)
Scorecard
Pakistan  
116 (43.1 overs)
v
  New Zealand
117/3 (27.3 overs)
Shoaib Akhtar 27 (38)
Shane Bond 2/7 (5 overs)
Chris Nevin 28 (29)
Abdul Razzaq 2/19 (6 overs)
New Zealand won by 7 wickets
Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla
Umpires: Asoka de Silva (SL) and Daryl Harper (Aus)
Player of the match: Daryl Tuffey (NZ)
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to field.
  • Points: New Zealand 6, Pakistan 0

3rd ODIEdit

13 May (D/N)
Scorecard
New Zealand  
139 (43.1 overs)
v
  Sri Lanka
143/5 (43.4 overs)
Lou Vincent 32 (72)
Muttiah Muralitharan 3/16 (8.1 overs)
Romesh Kaluwitharana 48 (119)
Jacob Oram 3/12 (9 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 4 wickets
Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla
Umpires: Tyron Wijewardene (SL) and Simon Taufel (AUS)
Player of the match: Romesh Kaluwitharana (SL)
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field.
  • Dharshana Gamage (SL) made his ODI debut.
  • Points: Sri Lanka 5, New Zealand 1

4th ODIEdit

18 May
Scorecard
Sri Lanka  
172 (49.5 overs)
v
  Pakistan
160 (47.3 overs)
Tillakaratne Dilshan 46 (93)
Shoaib Malik 2/30 (8 overs)
Shoaib Malik 33 (54)
Muttiah Muralitharan 5/23 (9.4 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 12 runs
Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla
Umpires: Tyron Wijewardene (SL) and Daryl Harper (Aus)
Player of the match: Muttiah Muralitharan (SL)
  • Pakistan won the toss and elected to field.
  • Points: Sri Lanka 5, Pakistan 1

5th ODIEdit

19 May
Scorecard
New Zealand  
156/8 (50 overs)
v
  Sri Lanka
147 (49.1 overs)
Brendon McCullum 47* (63)
Sanath Jayasuriya 2/35 (9 overs)
Mahela Jayawardene 38 (102)
Daniel Vettori 4/14 (10 overs)
New Zealand won by 9 runs
Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla
Umpires: Peter Manuel (SL) and Simon Taufel (AUS)
Player of the match: Daniel Vettori (NZ)
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field.
  • Points: New Zealand 5, Sri Lanka 1

6th ODIEdit

20 May
Scorecard
Pakistan  
203\9 (50 overs)
v
  New Zealand
181 (48.1 overs)
Shoaib Malik 74 (72)
Daniel Vettori 3/34 (10 overs)
Scott Styris 46 (99)
Danish Kaneria 3/31 (10 overs)
Pakistan won by 22 runs
Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla
Umpires: Peter Manuel (SL) and Daryl Harper (Aus)
Player of the match: Shoaib Malik (PAK)
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to field.
  • Yasir Hameed (PAK) made his ODI debut.
  • Points: Pakistan 5, New Zealand 1

FinalEdit

23 May (D/N)
Scorecard
Pakistan  
198 (50 overs)
v
  New Zealand
200/6 (45.2 overs)
Younis Khan 70* (85)
Daryl Tuffey 3/32 (9 overs)
Stephen Fleming 65 (111)
Mohammad Sami 3/42 (10 overs)
New Zealand won by 4 wickets
Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla
Umpires: Asoka de Silva (SL) and Daryl Harper (Aus)
Player of the match: Stephen Fleming (NZ)
  • Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat.
  • New Zealand won the Bank Alfalah Cup 2003
  • Faisal Athar (Pak) made his ODI debut.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Fixtures
  2. ^ "Points Table". ESPN Cricinfo.