- BATSMENRMB4s6sSRc Mahanama b Vaas725221031.81c Muralitharan b Dharmasena2850324087.50c Ranatunga b de Silva915910100.00b PA de Silva5189735069.86c Gurusinha b Muralitharan732250028.00b Muralitharan1527231065.21c Vaas b Jayasuriya1026161062.50not out25382121119.04run out (sub [Chandana])1760016.66c sub (UDU Chandana) b Muralitharan520190026.31b Muralitharan025000.00Extras11 (lb 5, w 6)TOTAL169 all out (42 Overs, RR: 4.02)Fall of wickets: 1-16 (AC Hudson, ), 2-33 (PL Symcox, ), 3-45 (G Kirsten, ), 4-69 (JN Rhodes, ), 5-105 (WJ Cronje, ), 6-132 (DJ Cullinan, ), 7-136 (DN Crookes, ), 8-137 (DJ Richardson, ), 9-167 (PS de Villiers, ), 10-169 (AA Donald, )
- BATSMENRMB4s6sSRc Cullinan b Symcox45513081150.00b Symcox2740283196.42run out (Cullinan/†Richardson)2248355062.85c Cullinan b Donald3670042.85lbw b Crookes1141322034.37lbw b de Villiers1029201050.00c McMillan b de Villiers1345322040.62not out1852433041.86b Donald1324162081.25not out42310133.33Extras4 (lb 1, nb 2, w 1)TOTAL170/8 (40.4 Overs, RR: 4.18)Fall of wickets: 1-69 (RS Kaluwitharana, ), 2-82 (ST Jayasuriya, ), 3-85 (PA de Silva, ), 4-110 (AP Gurusinha, ), 5-113 (A Ranatunga, ), 6-130 (RS Mahanama, ), 7-144 (HP Tillakaratne, ), 8-166 (WPUJC Vaas, )
South Africa , elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
1 October 1996 (50-over match)
Sri Lanka 2, South Africa 0
- Richardson was given out stumped on 0 but was called back by Ranatunga as the keeper had dropped the ball.
- Man of the match adjudicator: Paul Allott