- BATSMENRMB4s6sSRc sub (M Muralitharan) b Jayasuriya851571095077.98run out (Vaas/†Kaluwitharana)1302051447390.27b Jayasuriya1113190057.89b Vaas1122170064.70run out (†Kaluwitharana)911111081.81not out1520050.00c Jayasuriya b Vaas011000.00Extras19 (lb 8, nb 2, w 9)TOTAL266/6 (50 Overs, RR: 5.32)Fall of wickets: 1-189 (MA Taylor, ), 2-209 (RT Ponting, ), 3-251 (SR Waugh, ), 4-258 (ME Waugh, ), 5-266 (SG Law, ), 6-266 (IA Healy, )
- BATSMENRMB4s6sSRc †Healy b Law2748422064.28c Ponting b McGrath2050273074.07b McDermott4598775058.44lbw b Law031000.00c †Healy b Reiffel31280037.50not out581401033056.31c Bevan b McDermott1660016.66run out (McGrath)21260033.33st †Healy b Warne1026230043.47run out (†Healy/Warne)2580025.00not out1420050.00Extras14 (lb 8, nb 1, w 5)TOTAL183/9 (50 Overs, RR: 3.66)Fall of wickets: 1-56 (ST Jayasuriya, ), 2-56 (RS Kaluwitharana, ), 3-56 (PA de Silva, ), 4-67 (RS Mahanama, ), 5-138 (AP Gurusinha, ), 6-142 (RS Kalpage, ), 7-151 (HDPK Dharmasena, ), 8-172 (WPUJC Vaas, ), 9-175 (GP Wickramasinghe, )
Australia , elected to bat first
Player of the match
12 January 1996 - day/night match (50-over match)
Australia 2, Sri Lanka 0
- 12th Men: S Lee (AUS) and M Muralitharan (SL).
- ME Waugh's 5th ODI hundred
- ME Waugh was run out, attempting a single, off a wide.
- ME Waugh 130, personal high score, highest of all-time at the WACA, 3rd highest by an Australian in ODIs.
- Law dismissed Jayasuriya and de Silva in consecutive deliveries
- Australia qualify for the World Series Finals.