Singer World Series, 6th Match: Australia v India at Colombo (SSC), Sep 6, 1996
Australia won by 3 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)
Played at Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo (neutral venue)
6 September 1996 (50-over match)
  India innings (45 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
NR Mongia c Bevan b McGrath 38 45 30 8 0 126.66
SR Tendulkar* c SR Waugh b McGrath 7 24 11 1 0 63.63
R Dravid b Reiffel 13 45 25 1 0 52.00
M Azharuddin c ME Waugh b Reiffel 3 6 6 0 0 50.00
VG Kambli c †Healy b McGrath 1 7 7 0 0 14.28
A Jadeja c & b SR Waugh 6 30 17 1 0 35.29
SC Ganguly lbw b Bevan 59 102 75 7 0 78.66
SB Joshi b Bevan 48 70 67 5 0 71.64
J Srinath run out (Fleming) 2 6 5 0 0 40.00
A Kumble c SR Waugh b ME Waugh 0 9 3 0 0 0.00
BKV Prasad not out 6 5 7 0 0 85.71
Extras (lb 3, w 11, nb 4) 18
  Total (all out; 41 overs) 201 (4.90 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  GD McGrath 9 1 33 3 3.66 (2nb, 1w)
  DW Fleming 6 0 25 0 4.16 (3w)
  PR Reiffel 5 0 37 2 7.40 (4nb, 2w)
  SR Waugh 6 0 20 1 3.33 (1nb, 2w)
  GB Hogg 5 0 33 0 6.60 (1w)
  ME Waugh 7 0 36 1 5.14 (2w)
  MG Bevan 3 0 14 2 4.66
  Australia innings (target: 202 runs from 45 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
MJ Slater c Azharuddin b Prasad 29 75 56 4 0 51.78
ME Waugh c Tendulkar b Joshi 23 48 33 3 0 69.69
RT Ponting lbw b Joshi 0 2 3 0 0 0.00
SR Waugh st †Mongia b Kumble 55 110 83 2 0 66.26
SG Law c Dravid b Prasad 67 80 70 3 2 95.71
MG Bevan not out 12 33 9 1 0 133.33
IA Healy*† run out (Azharuddin) 4 14 13 0 0 30.76
GB Hogg b Kumble 2 10 4 0 0 50.00
PR Reiffel not out 1 1 1 0 0 100.00
Extras (lb 2, w 4, nb 3) 9
  Total (7 wickets; 44.3 overs) 202 (4.53 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  J Srinath 6 0 32 0 5.33 (2nb, 1w)
  BKV Prasad 9 0 53 2 5.88 (2nb, 2w)
  SB Joshi 9 1 23 2 2.55
  A Kumble 8.3 1 36 2 4.23
  SR Tendulkar 8 0 38 0 4.75 (1nb)
  A Jadeja 4 0 18 0 4.50 (1w)

Match details


Toss - Australia, who chose to field
Points - Australia 2, India 0
Player of the match - SR Waugh (Australia)
Umpires - BC Cooray and KT Francis
TV umpire - SA Bucknor (West Indies)
Match referee - JR Reid (New Zealand)

Match Notes


    • No play possible on the originally scheduled date of September 5 due to rain and a wet ground.
    • Match delayed for 85 minutes due to wet field. Match reduced to 45 overs per side.
    • Healy's run out was at first given not out by the square leg umpire. The Indian fielders, however, protested and eventually the third umpire was called to decide.
    • Bevan hit a 4 to win the match
    • Australia to meet Sri Lanka in the final
 
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