1999 World Cup - ENG vs SRI

In the opening match of the 1999 World Cup hosts England thump defending champions Sri Lanka.

The tourists make a paltry 204 all out inside 49 overs with only wicketkeeper Romesh Kaluwitharana 57 in 66 balls making a noteworthy contribution.

In reply Alec Stewart 88 and Hick 73 not out steered England to a 8 wicket win.

Lords May 1999.

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