Benson & Hedges World Series, 1st Match: Sri Lanka v West Indies at Adelaide, Dec 15, 1995
Sri Lanka won by 4 wickets (with 30 balls remaining)
Played at Adelaide Oval (neutral venue)
15 December 1995 (50-over match)
  West Indies innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
PV Simmons c Mahanama b Ranatunga 18 59 50 2 0 36.00
SL Campbell lbw b Muralitharan 47 150 102 1 0 46.07
RB Richardson* c †Kaluwitharana b Ranatunga 5 10 13 0 0 38.46
S Chanderpaul run out (Tillakaratne) 1 13 9 0 0 11.11
CL Hooper c Tillakaratne b Muralitharan 23 41 49 1 0 46.93
JC Adams c Muralitharan b Dharmasena 11 24 22 0 0 50.00
RA Harper c Jayasuriya b Vaas 23 36 29 1 0 79.31
CO Browne run out (Jayasuriya) 6 12 12 0 0 50.00
IR Bishop not out 8 22 16 0 0 50.00
CEL Ambrose not out 0 1 0 0 0 -
Extras (lb 10, w 6, nb 2) 18
  Total (8 wickets; 50 overs) 160 (3.20 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  GP Wickramasinghe 7 0 22 0 3.14 (1nb, 3w)
  WPUJC Vaas 7 1 17 1 2.42
  AP Gurusinha 8 0 25 0 3.12 (3w)
  A Ranatunga 10 1 24 2 2.40
  M Muralitharan 10 0 35 2 3.50 (1nb)
  HDPK Dharmasena 8 0 27 1 3.37
  Sri Lanka innings (target: 161 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
RS Mahanama c Campbell b Ambrose 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
ST Jayasuriya c Bishop b Walsh 28 71 58 1 0 48.27
AP Gurusinha b Bishop 15 42 30 1 0 50.00
PA de Silva c †Browne b Hooper 46 107 60 3 0 76.66
A Ranatunga* c Campbell b Bishop 27 50 37 2 0 72.97
HP Tillakaratne not out 17 76 62 0 0 27.41
RS Kaluwitharana c †Browne b Bishop 8 30 21 0 0 38.09
HDPK Dharmasena not out 5 15 12 0 0 41.66
Extras (b 1, lb 5, w 2, nb 7) 15
  Total (6 wickets; 45 overs) 161 (3.57 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  CEL Ambrose 7 0 29 1 4.14 (1w)
  CA Walsh 10 5 23 1 2.30
  IR Bishop 10 1 38 3 3.80 (9nb, 1w)
  PV Simmons 3 0 17 0 5.66 (1nb)
  RA Harper 5 0 25 0 5.00
  CL Hooper 10 1 23 1 2.30

Match details


Toss - Sri Lanka, who chose to field
Points - Sri Lanka 2, West Indies 0
Player of the match - A Ranatunga (Sri Lanka)
Umpires - DJ Harper and TA Prue
TV umpire - SJ Davis
Match referee - GT Dowling (New Zealand)

Match Notes


    • Hours of play: 9.30am - 1.00pm, 1.45pm - 5.15pm
    • Scorers: RM Artis and T Lowrey
    • 12th Men: UC Hathurusinghe (Sri Lanka) and SC Williams (West Indies)
    • The match was originally scheduled as a day/night match, but was re-scheduled when installation of the retractable light towers was not complete.
    • West Indies 100 off 33.4 overs.
    • de Silva/Ranatunga 4th wicket partnership 59 runs in 50 mins from 63 balls
    • Sri Lankla won at 5.04pm
    • Attendance: 5669
 
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