Wills World Cup, 1995/96 / Scorecard

Wills World Cup - 9th match, Group A

Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe

Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets (with 78 balls remaining)

Zimbabwe innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
A Flower*† run out (Vaas) 8 27 18 1 0 44.44
GW Flower run out (Jayasuriya) 15 58 32 0 0 46.87
GJ Whittall c Jayasuriya b Muralitharan 35 74 64 5 0 54.68
ADR Campbell c Muralitharan b Vaas 75 125 102 8 0 73.52
AC Waller b Jayasuriya 19 55 36 1 0 52.77
CN Evans not out 39 45 34 5 0 114.70
HH Streak c de Silva b Vaas 15 17 13 0 0 115.38
PA Strang not out 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 1, lb 16, w 4, nb 1) 22
Total (6 wickets; 50 overs) 228 (4.56 runs per over)
Did not bat ACI Lock, EA Brandes, SG Peall
Fall of wickets 1-19 (A Flower), 2-51 (GW Flower), 3-92 (Whittall), 4-160 (Waller), 5-194 (Campbell), 6-227 (Streak)
Bowling O M R W Econ
WPUJC Vaas 10 0 30 2 3.00
GP Wickramasinghe 8 0 36 0 4.50
A Ranatunga 2 0 14 0 7.00
HDPK Dharmasena 10 1 50 0 5.00
M Muralitharan 10 0 37 1 3.70
ST Jayasuriya 10 0 44 1 4.40
Sri Lanka innings (target: 229 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
ST Jayasuriya b Streak 6 25 11 1 0 54.54
RS Kaluwitharana c Peall b Streak 0 5 1 0 0 0.00
AP Gurusinha run out 87 144 100 5 6 87.00
PA de Silva lbw b Streak 91 137 86 10 2 105.81
A Ranatunga* not out 13 29 11 1 0 118.18
HP Tillakaratne not out 7 16 16 1 0 43.75
Extras (lb 5, w 17, nb 3) 25
Total (4 wickets; 37 overs) 229 (6.18 runs per over)
Did not bat RS Mahanama, WPUJC Vaas, HDPK Dharmasena, GP Wickramasinghe, M Muralitharan
Fall of wickets 1-5 (Kaluwitharana), 2-23 (Jayasuriya), 3-195 (Gurusinha), 4-209 (de Silva)
Bowling O M R W Econ
HH Streak 10 0 60 3 6.00 (2nb, 12w)
ACI Lock 4 0 17 0 4.25 (4w)
EA Brandes 8 0 35 0 4.37 (1nb, 1w)
SG Peall 3 0 23 0 7.66
PA Strang 5 0 43 0 8.60
GJ Whittall 2 0 20 0 10.00
GW Flower 5 1 26 0 5.20
Match details
Toss Zimbabwe, who chose to bat
Points Sri Lanka 2, Zimbabwe 0
Player of the match PA de Silva (Sri Lanka)
Umpires RS Dunne (New Zealand) and Mahboob Shah (Pakistan)
TV umpire Farid Malik (United Arab Emirates)
Match referee Nasim-ul-Ghani (Pakistan)
Match notes
  • 1st ever ODI by Zimbabwe in Sri Lanka.
  • AP Gurusinha and PA de Silva 172 for the 3rd wicket, record ODI partnership for any wicket for Sri Lanka (previous best: 170 for the 2nd wicket v India at Delhi 15th Sep 1982), highest partnership for any wicket in Sri Lanka (previous: 166 for the 2nd wicket, SL v NZ at Colombo (Khettarama Stadium)), 13th highest ever 3rd wicket partnership in ODIs for any country, 3rd highest 3rd wicket partnership in the World Cup.
  • AP Gurusinha 87 off 100 balls, 5x4, 6x6.
  • PA de Silva 91 off 86 balls, 10x4, 2x6, highest ever score for a Sri Lankan in the World Cup, highest ever for any player at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground.
 
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