Singer World Series, 1996 / Scorecard

Singer World Series - Final

Sri Lanka v Australia

Sri Lanka won by 50 runs

Sri Lanka innings (35 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
ST Jayasuriya c Law b McGrath 27 21 20 5 0 135.00
RS Kaluwitharana c & b Lehmann 58 68 45 5 0 128.88
AP Gurusinha c Bevan b McGrath 29 90 46 1 0 63.04
PA de Silva not out 75 76 64 2 3 117.18
A Ranatunga* not out 39 54 40 1 1 97.50
Extras (b 1, lb 1, w 2, nb 2) 6
Total (3 wickets; 35 overs) 234 (6.68 runs per over)
Did not bat HP Tillakaratne, RS Mahanama, UDU Chandana, HDPK Dharmasena, WPUJC Vaas, M Muralitharan
Fall of wickets 1-42 (Jayasuriya), 2-104 (Kaluwitharana), 3-131 (Gurusinha)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GD McGrath 7 0 35 2 5.00 (1nb, 1w)
DW Fleming 7 0 53 0 7.57
PR Reiffel 4 0 43 0 10.75 (3nb, 1w)
DS Lehmann 5 0 29 1 5.80
SR Waugh 7 0 31 0 4.42 (1nb)
ME Waugh 5 0 41 0 8.20
Australia innings (target: 235 runs from 35 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
ME Waugh run out (Mahanama) 9 20 12 0 0 75.00
MJ Slater c Chandana b Vaas 8 12 6 1 0 133.33
RT Ponting c Jayasuriya b Vaas 17 25 26 2 0 65.38
SR Waugh c & b Chandana 55 79 53 2 1 103.77
SG Law c Muralitharan b Dharmasena 31 45 37 2 0 83.78
MG Bevan b Dharmasena 7 25 11 0 0 63.63
DS Lehmann st †Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan 15 16 12 2 0 125.00
IA Healy*† c Muralitharan b Chandana 20 29 19 0 0 105.26
PR Reiffel c Mahanama b Chandana 12 23 20 0 0 60.00
DW Fleming not out 1 4 1 0 0 100.00
GD McGrath c Mahanama b Chandana 0 3 3 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 3, w 4, nb 2) 9
Total (all out; 33 overs) 184 (5.57 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-17 (Slater), 2-26 (ME Waugh), 3-48 (Ponting), 4-104 (Law), 5-129 (SR Waugh), 6-145 (Bevan), 7-151 (Lehmann), 8-183 (Reiffel), 9-183 (Healy), 10-184 (McGrath)
Bowling O M R W Econ
WPUJC Vaas 5 0 23 2 4.60
AP Gurusinha 2 0 17 0 8.50 (3w)
PA de Silva 3 0 18 0 6.00
M Muralitharan 7 0 28 1 4.00 (2nb, 1w)
ST Jayasuriya 5 0 27 0 5.40
HDPK Dharmasena 5 0 33 2 6.60
UDU Chandana 6 0 35 4 5.83
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to field
Series Sri Lanka won the 1996 Singer World Series
Player of the match PA de Silva (Sri Lanka)
Player of the series PA de Silva (Sri Lanka)
Umpires SA Bucknor (West Indies) and CJ Mitchley (South Africa)
Match referee JR Reid (New Zealand)
Match notes
  • Match delayed by exactly 2 hours due to a soaked ground. Reduced to a 35 over per side match, 7 overs maximum per bowler, fielding restrictions for 10 overs.
  • Sri Lanka 50 in 5.5 overs
  • RS Kaluwitharana 50 off 33 balls
  • Sri Lanka 100 in 12.5 overs
  • Sri Lanka 150 in 24.1 overs
  • PA de Silva 50 off 55 balls
  • Sri Lanka 200 in 32.1 overs
  • 2 sixes in ME Waugh's 5th over
  • 35th over: Reiffel to de Silva : 6 6 2 1 to Ranatunga: 2 1
  • Australia 50 in 8.5 overs
  • Australia 100 in 18.6 overs
  • SR Waugh 50 off 51 balls
  • SR Waugh hit 2 consecutive fours prior to being out
  • Australia 150 in 25.5 overs
  • UDU Chandana took the wickets of Reiffel and Healy with consecutive deliveries. Fleming successfully played the next delivery, despite 5 fielders positioned around the bat on the off-side.
 
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