Benson & Hedges World Series, 1995/96 / Scorecard

Benson & Hedges World Series - 4th match

Australia v Sri Lanka

Australia won by 5 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)

Sri Lanka innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
RS Mahanama run out (Ponting) 5 13 11 1 0 45.45
ST Jayasuriya c †Healy b McGrath 24 33 26 4 0 92.30
AP Gurusinha c Waugh b Bevan 38 93 58 4 0 65.51
PA de Silva c & b Lee 75 121 94 7 0 79.78
A Ranatunga* run out (†Healy/Waugh) 7 16 14 0 0 50.00
HP Tillakaratne c Lee b McGrath 62 87 67 6 0 92.53
RS Kaluwitharana b Kasprowicz 0 4 4 0 0 0.00
HDPK Dharmasena run out (Waugh) 7 21 17 0 0 41.17
WPUJC Vaas run out (Ponting) 14 11 14 0 0 100.00
GP Wickramasinghe not out 4 8 3 0 0 133.33
M Muralitharan not out 0 1 0 0 0 -
Extras (b 2, lb 11, w 5, nb 1) 19
Total (9 wickets; 50 overs; 216 mins) 255 (5.10 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-7 (Mahanama, 2.5 ov), 2-32 (Jayasuriya, 6.5 ov), 3-111 (Gurusinha, 25.5 ov), 4-134 (Ranatunga, 30.6 ov), 5-173 (de Silva, 37.3 ov), 6-175 (Kaluwitharana, 38.3 ov), 7-203 (Dharmasena, 43.2 ov), 8-239 (Vaas, 48.1 ov), 9-253 (Tillakaratne, 49.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GD McGrath 10 1 47 2 4.70 (1nb)
MS Kasprowicz 10 0 51 1 5.10 (3w)
S Lee 10 0 40 1 4.00 (1w)
SK Warne 10 1 53 0 5.30
ME Waugh 6 0 31 0 5.16
MG Bevan 4 0 20 1 5.00 (1w)
Australia innings (target: 256 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Taylor* run out (Muralitharan) 90 165 115 6 0 78.26
MJ Slater c †Kaluwitharana b Vaas 10 16 13 1 0 76.92
ME Waugh run out (Mahanama) 55 90 70 2 0 78.57
RT Ponting c Muralitharan b Dharmasena 56 92 71 1 0 78.87
SG Law run out 7 14 10 1 0 70.00
MG Bevan not out 18 30 16 1 0 112.50
S Lee not out 4 10 7 0 0 57.14
Extras (lb 13, w 4) 17
Total (5 wickets; 49.4 overs; 212 mins) 257 (5.17 runs per over)
Did not bat IA Healy, SK Warne, MS Kasprowicz, GD McGrath
Fall of wickets 1-23 (Slater, 3.4 ov), 2-131 (Waugh, 25.6 ov), 3-192 (Taylor, 40.3 ov), 4-212 (Law, 43.4 ov), 5-239 (Ponting, 47.4 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GP Wickramasinghe 7 0 24 0 3.42 (2w)
WPUJC Vaas 9 0 50 1 5.55 (1w)
AP Gurusinha 2 0 12 0 6.00
A Ranatunga 1 0 12 0 12.00
M Muralitharan 10 0 52 0 5.20
HDPK Dharmasena 8.4 0 41 1 4.73 (1w)
ST Jayasuriya 8 0 35 0 4.37
PA de Silva 4 0 18 0 4.50
Match details
Toss Sri Lanka, who chose to bat
Points Australia 2, Sri Lanka 0
Player of the match MA Taylor (Australia)
Umpires DB Hair and DJ Harper
TV umpire IS Thomas
Match referee GT Dowling (New Zealand)
Match notes
  • Sri Lanka 50 off 11.2 overs
  • Sri Lanka 100 off 23.3 overs
  • PA de Silva 50 in 87 mins off 76 balls
  • Sri Lanka 150 off 33 overs
  • Sri Lanka 200 off 42.2 overs
  • HP Tillakaratne 50 off 56 balls.
  • WPUJC Vaas batted with a runner for one ball before being dismissed.
  • Sri Lanka 250 off 49.3 overs
  • During change of innings, the match referee announced that a 3 by de Silva should have been a 4. The innings was thus increased from 9-254 to 9-255 and de Silva's, Kasprowicz's, and the FoW figures were changed accordingly.
  • Australia 50 off 12.3 overs
  • Australia 100 off 19.3 overs
  • MA Taylor 50 off 66 balls
  • ME Waugh 50 off 58 balls
  • Australia 150 off 31.4 overs
  • MA Taylor run out by direct hit from Muralitharan at deep mid-on
  • MA Taylor 90: 37x1, 10x2, 3x3, 6x4.
  • SG Law dropped on 1 by Ranatunga
  • Australia 200 off 42.3 overs
  • RT Ponting 50 off 64 balls
  • Winning shot was a 4 by Bevan off the 3rd last ball of the match
  • Crowd: 28,301
 
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