- BATSMENRMB4s6sSRrun out (Vaas)827181044.44run out (Jayasuriya)1558320046.87c Jayasuriya b Muralitharan3574645054.68c Muralitharan b Vaas751251028073.52b Jayasuriya1955361052.77not out39453450114.70c de Silva b Vaas15171300115.38not out021000.00Extras22 (b 1, lb 16, nb 1, w 4)TOTAL228/6 (50 Overs, RR: 4.56)Fall of wickets: 1-19 (A Flower, ), 2-51 (GW Flower, ), 3-92 (GJ Whittall, ), 4-160 (AC Waller, ), 5-194 (ADR Campbell, ), 6-227 (HH Streak, )
- BATSMENRMB4s6sSRb Streak625111054.54c Peall b Streak051000.00run out871441005687.00lbw b Streak9113786102105.81not out13291110118.18not out716161043.75Extras25 (lb 5, nb 3, w 17)TOTAL229/4 (37 Overs, RR: 6.18)Fall of wickets: 1-5 (RS Kaluwitharana, ), 2-23 (ST Jayasuriya, ), 3-195 (AP Gurusinha, ), 4-209 (PA de Silva, )
- Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
Player of the match
AP Gurusinha and PA de Silva 172 for the 3rd wicket, record ODI partnership for any wicket for Sri Lanka (previous best: 170 for the 2nd wicket v India at Delhi 15th Sep 1982), highest partnership for any wicket in Sri Lanka (previous: 166 for the 2nd wicket, SL v NZ at Colombo (Khettarama Stadium)), 13th highest ever 3rd wicket partnership in ODIs for any country, 3rd highest 3rd wicket partnership in the World Cup.
- AP Gurusinha 87 off 100 balls, 5x4, 6x6.
- PA de Silva 91 off 86 balls, 10x4, 2x6, highest ever score for a Sri Lankan in the World Cup, highest ever for any player at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground.