Wills World Cup, 1995/96 / Scorecard

Wills World Cup - 1st quarter final

England v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets (with 56 balls remaining)

England innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
RA Smith run out 25 78 41 3 0 60.97
MA Atherton* c †Kaluwitharana b Vaas 22 32 27 2 0 81.48
GA Hick c Ranatunga b Muralitharan 8 27 21 0 0 38.09
GP Thorpe b Dharmasena 14 39 31 1 0 45.16
PAJ DeFreitas lbw b Jayasuriya 67 89 64 5 2 104.68
AJ Stewart b Muralitharan 17 50 38 0 0 44.73
RC Russell b Dharmasena 9 18 17 0 0 52.94
DA Reeve b Jayasuriya 35 37 34 2 0 102.94
D Gough not out 26 34 26 5 0 100.00
PJ Martin not out 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 8, w 4) 12
Total (8 wickets; 50 overs) 235 (4.70 runs per over)
Did not bat RK Illingworth
Fall of wickets 1-31 (Atherton), 2-58 (Hick), 3-66 (Smith), 4-94 (Thorpe), 5-145 (Stewart), 6-171 (Russell), 7-173 (DeFreitas), 8-235 (Reeve)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GP Wickramasinghe 7 0 43 0 6.14 (1w)
WPUJC Vaas 8 1 29 1 3.62 (1w)
M Muralitharan 10 1 37 2 3.70 (1w)
HDPK Dharmasena 10 0 30 2 3.00
ST Jayasuriya 9 0 46 2 5.11
PA de Silva 6 0 42 0 7.00 (1w)
Sri Lanka innings (target: 236 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
ST Jayasuriya st †Russell b Reeve 82 67 44 13 3 186.36
RS Kaluwitharana b Illingworth 8 7 3 2 0 266.66
AP Gurusinha run out 45 124 63 5 0 71.42
PA de Silva c Smith b Hick 31 38 30 5 0 103.33
A Ranatunga* lbw b Gough 25 14 17 5 0 147.05
HP Tillakaratne not out 19 65 50 1 0 38.00
RS Mahanama not out 22 55 38 2 0 57.89
Extras (lb 1, w 2, nb 1) 4
Total (5 wickets; 40.4 overs) 236 (5.80 runs per over)
Did not bat HDPK Dharmasena, WPUJC Vaas, M Muralitharan, GP Wickramasinghe
Fall of wickets 1-12 (Kaluwitharana), 2-113 (Jayasuriya), 3-165 (de Silva), 4-194 (Ranatunga), 5-198 (Gurusinha)
Bowling O M R W Econ
PJ Martin 9 1 41 0 4.55 (2w)
RK Illingworth 10 1 72 1 7.20
D Gough 10 1 36 1 3.60
PAJ DeFreitas 3.4 0 38 0 10.36
DA Reeve 4 1 14 1 3.50 (1nb)
GA Hick 4 0 34 1 8.50
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series Sri Lanka advanced
Player of the match ST Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka)
Umpires Mahboob Shah and ID Robinson (Zimbabwe)
TV umpire VK Ramaswamy (India)
Match referee Nasim-ul-Ghani
Match notes
  • 12th ODI between the 2 teams since their first match in 1982.
  • ST Jayasuriya 50 runs off 30 balls, equal fastest 50 in World history.
  • Jayasuriya bowled by a no-ball from Reeve on 82.
  • ST Jayasuriya and AP Gurusinha 101 for the 2nd wicket, record Sri Lankan 2nd wicket partnership in World Cups.
  • DA Reeve and D Gough 62 for the 8th wicket, record 8th wicket partnership for England in ODIs.
  • 4th ever win by Sri Lanka against England, last 3 wins in consecutive matches, 1st win for Sri Lanka against England outside Sri Lanka.
  • 1st time in World Cup history that Sri Lanka qualified for the semi-finals.
  • 1st time in World Cup history that England have not qualified for the semi-finals.
 
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Mar 9, 1996

Sanath Jayasuriya heads back to the pavilion after his blistering 82 from 44 balls, England v Sri Lanka, 1996 World Cup, Faisalabad, March 9, 1996

Sanath Jayasuriya heads back to the pavilion after his blistering 82 from 44 balls

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