- BATSMENRMB4s6sSRc Strang b Whittall5079694072.46b Strang1843272066.66c & b Whittall5393820064.63c Campbell b Whittall82897053117.14b Streak2044241083.33c Campbell b Brandes910810112.50b Brandes518100050.00not out1116140078.57Extras15 (b 1, lb 8, nb 3, w 3)TOTAL263/7 (50 Overs, RR: 5.26)Fall of wickets: 1-48 (ME Waugh, ), 2-92 (MJ Slater, ), 3-167 (RT Ponting, ), 4-230 (SR Waugh, ), 5-240 (MG Bevan, ), 6-242 (SG Law, ), 7-263 (IA Healy, )
- BATSMENRMB4s6sSRc Ponting b Fleming720230030.43c ME Waugh b Hogg41125760153.94lbw b Fleming012000.00lbw b McGrath920111081.81c †Healy b Reiffel077000.00b Reiffel1134271040.74c †Healy b SR Waugh1529292051.72not out849430018.60b ME Waugh928260034.61b ME Waugh011000.00c Hogg b ME Waugh1791221141.66Extras21 (lb 4, nb 7, w 10)TOTAL138 all out (41 Overs, RR: 3.36)Fall of wickets: 1-16 (GW Flower, ), 2-16 (A Flower, ), 3-33 (ADR Campbell, ), 4-35 (CB Wishart, ), 5-56 (GJ Whittall, ), 6-98 (CN Evans, ), 7-100 (AH Omarshah, ), 8-120 (PA Strang, ), 9-120 (HH Streak, ), 10-138 (EA Brandes, )
- R.Premadasa Stadium, Khettarama, Colombo
Australia , elected to bat first
Player of the match
26 August 1996 - day/night match (50-over match)
Australia 2, Zimbabwe 0
- During the Australian innings, 55 minutes of play was rained out. However, no overs were reduced from either innings.