Benson & Hedges World Series, 10th Match: Australia v Sri Lanka at Perth, Jan 12, 1996
Australia won by 83 runs
12 January 1996 - day/night match (50-over match)
  Australia innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Taylor* c sub (M Muralitharan) b Jayasuriya 85 157 109 5 0 77.98
ME Waugh run out (Vaas/†Kaluwitharana) 130 205 144 7 3 90.27
RT Ponting b Jayasuriya 11 13 19 0 0 57.89
SR Waugh b Vaas 11 22 17 0 0 64.70
SG Law run out (†Kaluwitharana) 9 11 11 1 0 81.81
MG Bevan not out 1 5 2 0 0 50.00
IA Healy c Jayasuriya b Vaas 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 8, w 9, nb 2) 19
  Total (6 wickets; 50 overs; 212 mins) 266 (5.32 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  WPUJC Vaas 10 1 33 2 3.30 (5w)
  KR Pushpakumara 8 0 41 0 5.12 (2nb)
  GP Wickramasinghe 9 0 60 0 6.66 (2w)
  HDPK Dharmasena 10 0 51 0 5.10 (2w)
  PA de Silva 1 0 7 0 7.00
  RS Kalpage 2 0 18 0 9.00
  ST Jayasuriya 10 0 48 2 4.80
  Sri Lanka innings (target: 267 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
ST Jayasuriya c †Healy b Law 27 48 42 2 0 64.28
RS Kaluwitharana c Ponting b McGrath 20 50 27 3 0 74.07
AP Gurusinha b McDermott 45 98 77 5 0 58.44
PA de Silva* lbw b Law 0 3 1 0 0 0.00
RS Mahanama c †Healy b Reiffel 3 12 8 0 0 37.50
HP Tillakaratne not out 58 140 103 3 0 56.31
RS Kalpage c Bevan b McDermott 1 6 6 0 0 16.66
HDPK Dharmasena run out (McGrath) 2 12 6 0 0 33.33
WPUJC Vaas st †Healy b Warne 10 26 23 0 0 43.47
GP Wickramasinghe run out (†Healy/Warne) 2 5 8 0 0 25.00
KR Pushpakumara not out 1 4 2 0 0 50.00
Extras (lb 8, w 5, nb 1) 14
  Total (9 wickets; 50 overs) 183 (3.66 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  CJ McDermott 10 0 39 2 3.90 (1nb, 1w)
  GD McGrath 8 1 22 1 2.75 (2w)
  SG Law 10 0 30 2 3.00
  PR Reiffel 9 2 25 1 2.77
  SK Warne 10 0 45 1 4.50 (1w)
  SR Waugh 3 0 14 0 4.66 (1w)

Match details


Toss - Australia, who chose to bat
Points - Australia 2, Sri Lanka 0
Player of the match - ME Waugh (Australia)
Umpires - DB Hair and PD Parker
TV umpire - TA Prue
Match referee - GT Dowling (New Zealand)

Match Notes


    • 12th Men: S Lee (AUS) and M Muralitharan (SL).
    • Australia 189 opening partnership, highest in AUS v SL matches, 7th highest all-time.
    • ME Waugh's 5th ODI hundred
    • ME Waugh was run out, attempting a single, off a wide.
    • ME Waugh 130, personal high score, highest of all-time at the WACA, 3rd highest by an Australian in ODIs.
    • Law dismissed Jayasuriya and de Silva in consecutive deliveries
    • Australia qualify for the World Series Finals.
 
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