Wills World Cup, 24th Match: India v Sri Lanka at Delhi, Mar 2, 1996
Wills World Cup - 24th match, Group A
Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
2 March 1996 (50-over match)
  India innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
M Prabhakar c Gurusinha b Pushpakumara 7 41 36 1 0 19.44
SR Tendulkar run out 137 198 137 8 5 100.00
SV Manjrekar c †Kaluwitharana b Dharmasena 32 56 46 2 1 69.56
M Azharuddin* not out 72 101 80 4 0 90.00
VG Kambli not out 1 2 1 0 0 100.00
Extras (b 4, lb 7, w 11) 22
  Total (3 wickets; 50 overs) 271 (5.42 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  WPUJC Vaas 9 3 37 0 4.11 (2w)
  KR Pushpakumara 8 0 53 1 6.62 (7w)
  M Muralitharan 10 1 42 0 4.20 (1w)
  HDPK Dharmasena 9 0 53 1 5.88 (1w)
  ST Jayasuriya 10 0 52 0 5.20
  A Ranatunga 4 0 23 0 5.75
  Sri Lanka innings (target: 272 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
ST Jayasuriya c Prabhakar b Kumble 79 93 76 9 2 103.94
RS Kaluwitharana c Kumble b Prasad 26 22 16 6 0 162.50
AP Gurusinha run out 25 61 27 2 1 92.59
PA de Silva st †Mongia b Kumble 8 14 14 1 0 57.14
A Ranatunga* not out 46 118 63 2 0 73.01
HP Tillakaratne not out 70 110 98 6 0 71.42
Extras (b 4, lb 9, w 3, nb 2) 18
  Total (4 wickets; 48.4 overs) 272 (5.58 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  M Prabhakar 4 0 47 0 11.75
  J Srinath 9.4 0 51 0 5.27
  BKV Prasad 10 1 53 1 5.30 (2nb, 1w)
  SA Ankola 5 0 28 0 5.60
  A Kumble 10 1 39 2 3.90
  SR Tendulkar 10 0 41 0 4.10 (2w)

Match details


Toss - Sri Lanka, who chose to field
Points - Sri Lanka 2, India 0
Player of the match - ST Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka)
Umpires - CJ Mitchley (South Africa) and ID Robinson (Zimbabwe)
TV umpire - Ikram Rabbani (Pakistan)
Match referee - JR Reid (New Zealand)

Match Notes


    • Match start delayed by 15 minutes, no loss in overs.
    • 10 minute rain delay in 39th over of the Indian innings, lunch interval reduced to make up lost time.
    • SR Tendulkar and M Azharuddin 175 for the 3rd wicket, equal 4th highest partnership for any wicket for India in ODIs, highest partnership for any wicket for India in the World Cup, 7th highest partnership for any country for any wicket in the World Cup, record partnership for any wicket at the Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi.
    • SR Tendulkar 137, personal high score, 2nd highest ever for India in ODIs (highest: 175* by N Kapil Dev v ZIM 18/06/1983), 4th highest score by any player in India, highest ever in Delhi, 6 centuries in his last 28 ODIs, 6 centuries an Indian record (previous: NS Sidhu 5), equal 13th on the all-time list.
    • Sri Lanka scored 42 runs off their first 3 overs, Prabhakar with 33 runs off his 2 overs.
    • M Prabhakar bowled off-spin for his 2nd spell of 2 overs.
    • Sri Lanka's 8th win from 30 in India, 12th win in 38 matches against India, 5th win in 19 matches against India in India, 1st win in 4 matches in Delhi.
 
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