|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)|
Fall of wickets 1-27 (Prabhakar), 2-93 (Manjrekar), 3-268 (Tendulkar)
|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)|
|BKV Prasad||10||1||53||1||5.30||(2nb, 1w)|
- 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.