January 17, 2001
in a match influenced by Mssr. Duckworth & Lewis, Sri Lanka managed to beat the host in the most nail biting match of the series.
Telemachus gained 9.56%, to move his value by $86, while Man of the Match Arnold, helped himself and his team with a classy $110 batting display. Veteran Aravinda de SIlva chipped in with $67, while Atapattu and Boucher managed to spike their total by $80 & $87.
Alan Donald, had a rough day, losing -$9 for the day.
Mahela had a rather quiet day earning only $25 along with Kallis, who earned $28. Though Kallis failed to make a big impression today, he won the man of the series for having gained 51.91% to finish the tournament with brilliant $1,671.
January 14, 2001
Solid all round performance by the South Africans help them to another easy win over the struggling Lankans.
Boucher gained $128 (9.60%) while captain Pollock increased his value to $1,296 with a $105(8.82%) gain. Also joining the party was
Boje who gained 9.48% to increase his value by $100.
Crashing the party was none other than Gibbs, who failed to make a significant return in his first 2 performance, cashed in with a $104 earning to see his value increase by 11.19%. The Proteas story wouldn't be complete with the most valued player of the tournament, Kallis, who dropped in another triple digit performance to increase his value to $1,643, a gain of $ 111(7.25%).
The only sour spot for the home team was the negative earning of Mackenzie, who lost -$10 for his batting, to drop his value by 0.92%.
None of the Lankans have rewarded their fantasy captains, which has come as a surprise, given their prior ODI performances and high analyst expectations.
The final ODI is schedule for Jan 17th.
January 11, 2001
Makhaya Nitini's $240 performance ripped through the Lankan to hand the
South African's their series clinching victory
For his performacne, Niti saw his value spike up by 25.26%.
Kallis continued his torrid form, increasing his value by $147 (10.61%), while Boucher & Dippenaar
increased their values by $125 (10.34%) & $102 (10.11%)respectively.
Only notable contribution from the Islanders was from Kalu, who seemed to enjoy himself while
earning $139 (11.98%)for his efforts.
Some of the poor performers included Klusener, Atapattu, Arnold & Mckenzie.
January 9, 2001
Jacques Kallis proved he's worth his initial value of $1,100 with a blistering century to guide South Africa to a win over the Lankan with 7 balls to spare.
For his All round efforts saw him move to the top of the Player list with a gain of $220 to finish the day at $1385 (18.88%). Boeta Dippenaar came good with a 9.79% gain to increase his value by $90 while the quick footed Johnty Rhodes finshed the day at $1,131 with an increase of 9.70% ($100).
Romesh Kaluwitharana was the highest performing Lankan with a $108 gain to help his vlaue up by 10.27%. While Captain Jaya earned $81 and Vice Captain Marvan chipped in with $76, were the only other noteble performance for fantasy captains.
Since only a total of 6 wickets fell, none of the bowlers made any significant contributions to their fantasy captains.
Lance Klusener, Makhaya Ntini, Alan Dawson, Nuwan Zoysa and Dilhara Fernando were all on the down side losing -$10.
December 20, 2000
A maiden unbeaten ton from McKenzie helped Proteas to a convincing win over the Lankans.
McKenzie was the highest gainer for the day earning $220 and moving up 25.88% for the day.
Boucher as always contributed with a heft $120 gain for a 11.02% increase. Other notable move
r was Mahela Jayawardene, moving $104 for the day to increase his value by 8.79%. Incidentally
Mahela overtake Sanath as the most expensive player for this tournament.
Telemachus was the only player on the downside, losing $10 (-1.15%). Unlike his counterpart,
Lankan keeper Kalu had a very quiet day earning only $2 for his performance.
The Lankan batsman have justify the high pricing or this series could be over very soon.
Please note that the 3rd ODI is scheduled for Jan 9, 2001.
December 15, 2000
Romesh Kaluwitharana moved up by $200, but his performance
was not enough to tilt the match in his teamís side. However the
performance of Shaun Pollock and Jonty Rhodes help South Africa
take the early lead in the series. Pollockís four-wicket haul
earned him $140 and Rhodes moved up by $106 for scoring 61
runs and a catch.
The Most expensive player of the tournament Sanath Jayasuria
was on the downside, losing $7 of his value. Nicky Boje and
Wickramasinghe were on the negative side as well.