- 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, )
Player Of The Match
- 1st ever ODI by Zimbabwe in Sri Lanka.
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.