Essex v Sri Lankans
Sri Lanka in England 2006
VenueThe Ford County Ground, Chelmsford on 9th June 2006 (50-over match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to field
ResultEssex won by 6 wickets
UmpiresNGC Cowley, VA Holder
ScorersAE Choat (Essex), P Parkinson (Sri Lankans)

Sri Lankans inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
WU Tharangalbw b Gough1634441-47.06
*ST Jayasuriyac Foster b Ahmed3032512193.75
CK Kapugederac Pettini b Bopara61924--31.58
RP Arnoldc ten Doeschate b Ahmed710181-70.00
TM Dilshanb Bopara813191-61.54
MF Maharooflbw b Bopara324--150.00
+HAPW Jayawardenelbw b Ahmed4667776-68.66
J Mubarakc Foster b Gough2836503-77.78
HMCM Bandarast Foster b Middlebrook92829--32.14
DNT Zoysac Foster b Ahmed486--50.00
KMDN Kulasekaranot out6128--50.00
Extras(2 lb, 7 w)9
Total(all out, 43.3 overs)172
Fall of wickets:
1-48 (Tharanga), 2-50 (Jayasuriya), 3-63 (Kapugedera), 4-63 (Arnold), 5-69 (Maharoof), 6-77 (Dilshan), 7-149 (Mubarak), 8-156 (Jayawardene), 9-164 (Zoysa), 10-172 (Bandara, 43.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Gough8   13221-24.004.00
Tudor7   1250---3.57
Ahmed10   13242-15.003.20
Bopara7   12333-14.003.29
Phillips3   0230---7.67

Essex inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
V Choprarun out622351-27.27
ML Pettinic Dilshan b Maharoof697111010-97.18
TJ Phillipsc Arnold b Bandara51724--29.41
RS Boparac Kapugedera b Kulasekara918181-50.00
RN ten Doeschatenot out6383656175.90
+JS Fosternot out1520331-75.00
T Westleydid not bat      
JD Middlebrookdid not bat      
AJ Tudordid not bat      
*D Goughdid not bat      
JS Ahmeddid not bat      
Extras(1 lb, 3 nb, 3 w)7
Total(4 wickets, 38 overs)174
Fall of wickets:
1-39 (Chopra), 2-63 (Phillips), 3-84 (Bopara), 4-122 (Pettini)
Sri Lankans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Maharoof8   23911148.004.88
Zoysa3   025022-8.33
Bandara10   0411--60.004.10
Dilshan5   0210---4.20
Kulasekara5   0221--30.004.40
Jayasuriya7   1250---3.57

--> V Chopra made his debut in List A matches
--> T Westley made his debut in List A matches
--> JS Ahmed made his debut in List A matches
--> RS Bopara passed 1000 runs in List A matches when he reached 8
--> RN ten Doeschate passed 500 runs in List A matches when he reached 13
--> WU Tharanga made his debut in England in List A matches
--> CK Kapugedera made his debut in England in List A matches
--> RS Bopara achieved his best innings bowling analysis in List A matches when he dismissed TM Dilshan in the Sri Lankans innings (previous best was 2-10)