- BATSMENRBM4s6sSRc LO Tikolo b EO Odumbe44274353162.96b EO Odumbe33185142183.33c Onyango b Karim841031207381.55c Modi b Suji145115153145126.08not out754049131187.50run out014000.00not out00300-Extras17 (b 1, lb 5, w 11)TOTAL398/5 (50 Overs, RR: 7.96)Fall of wickets: 1-83 (ST Jayasuriya), 2-88 (RS Kaluwitharana), 3-271 (AP Gurusinha), 4-377 (PA de Silva), 5-383 (HP Tillakaratne)
- BATSMENRBM4s6sSRb Muralitharan27234050117.39b Vaas1428341150.00b Dharmasena969512284101.05st †Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan022000.00run out (Muralitharan)41821112050.00not out2540452162.50c Muralitharan b Ranatunga417150023.52c sub (MS Atapattu) b Ranatunga23182221127.77not out2440050.00Extras22 (b 1, lb 9, nb 5, w 7)TOTAL254/7 (50 Overs, RR: 5.08)Fall of wickets: 1-47 (KO Otieno), 2-51 (DN Chudasama), 3-51 (MO Odumbe), 4-188 (SO Tikolo), 5-196 (HS Modi), 6-215 (EO Odumbe), 7-246 (LN Onyango)
Player Of The Match
- 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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