Wills World Cup, 28th Match: Sri Lanka v Kenya at Kandy, Mar 6, 1996
Wills World Cup - 28th match, Group A
Sri Lanka won by 144 runs
6 March 1996 (50-over match)
  Sri Lanka innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
ST Jayasuriya c LO Tikolo b EO Odumbe 44 43 27 5 3 162.96
RS Kaluwitharana b EO Odumbe 33 51 18 4 2 183.33
AP Gurusinha c Onyango b Karim 84 120 103 7 3 81.55
PA de Silva c Modi b Suji 145 153 115 14 5 126.08
A Ranatunga* not out 75 49 40 13 1 187.50
HP Tillakaratne run out 0 4 1 0 0 0.00
RS Mahanama not out 0 3 0 0 0 -
Extras (b 1, lb 5, w 11) 17
  Total (5 wickets; 50 overs) 398 (7.96 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  MA Suji 9 0 85 1 9.44
  RW Ali 6 0 67 0 11.16
  LN Onyango 4 0 31 0 7.75
  EO Odumbe 5 0 34 2 6.80
  AY Karim 10 0 50 1 5.00
  LO Tikolo 2 0 13 0 6.50
  MO Odumbe 9 0 74 0 8.22
  SO Tikolo 5 0 38 0 7.60
  Kenya innings (target: 399 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
DN Chudasama b Muralitharan 27 40 23 5 0 117.39
KO Otieno b Vaas 14 34 28 1 1 50.00
SO Tikolo b Dharmasena 96 122 95 8 4 101.05
MO Odumbe* st †Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
HS Modi run out (Muralitharan) 41 111 82 2 0 50.00
LO Tikolo not out 25 45 40 2 1 62.50
EO Odumbe c Muralitharan b Ranatunga 4 15 17 0 0 23.52
LN Onyango c sub (MS Atapattu) b Ranatunga 23 22 18 2 1 127.77
MA Suji not out 2 4 4 0 0 50.00
Extras (b 1, lb 9, w 7, nb 5) 22
  Total (7 wickets; 50 overs) 254 (5.08 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  WPUJC Vaas 10 0 44 1 4.40
  M Muralitharan 10 1 40 2 4.00
  KR Pushpakumara 7 0 46 0 6.57
  A Ranatunga 5 0 31 2 6.20
  HDPK Dharmasena 10 0 45 1 4.50
  ST Jayasuriya 7 0 34 0 4.85
  HP Tillakaratne 1 0 4 0 4.00

Match details


Toss - Kenya, who chose to field
Points - Sri Lanka 2, Kenya 0
ODI debut - LN Onyango (Kenya)
Player of the match - PA de Silva (Sri Lanka)
Umpires - RS Dunne (New Zealand) and VK Ramaswamy (India)
TV umpire - Ikram Rabbani (Pakistan)
Match referee - MAK Pataudi (India)

Match Notes


    • Sri Lanka 50 off 20 balls
    • PA de Silva 100 in 92 balls
    • PA de Silva 145, highest ever score for Sri Lanka in ODIs (previous best ST Jayasuriya 140 v NZ at Bloemfontein 08/12/1994), first ever century for Sri Lanka in the World Cup.
    • A Ranatunga 50 in 29 balls
    • Gurusinha dropped by Onyango off Karim when on 79.
    • Gurusinha hits a ball outside the ground and the ball is lost. Umpires provide a replacement ball.
    • de Silva, and then Ranatunga crossed 5000 runs in ODI cricket, - the first two from Sri Lanka to do so - during this innings.
    • Sri Lanka 398 runs, highest ever score in ODI history. Sri Lanka now have the top score, but also have 6 of the top 12 totals scored against them.
    • SO Tikolo 96, highest ever score for Kenya.
 
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