Australian cricket team in Sri Lanka in 1999
|Australian cricket team in Sri Lanka in 1999|
|Result||Sri Lanka won the 3-match series 1–0|
List A: Sri Lanka Board XI vs Australia XIEdit
205/9 (43 overs)
192/3 (38.1 overs)
- Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field
- Rain stopped play from 11:54am to 1:20pm at the fall of Lehmann's wicket. Match reduced to 43 overs per side and the lunch break shortened to 20 minutes.
- Indika de Saram (Sri) made his ODI debut.
Sri Lanka won the three-match Test series 1-0 with 2 draws. Their win in the first match was their first victory against Australia in Tests.
9–11 September 1999
- Australia won the toss and elected to bat.
- The match was scheduled for five days but completed in three.
22–26 September 1999
- Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat.
- There was no play on the fourth day.
- HMRKB Herath (SL) made his Test debut.
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