Result
23rd Match, Ballarat, Mar 9 1992, Benson & Hedges World Cup
280/6
(44/50 ov, target 281)
174
England won by 106 runs
Player Of The Match
England Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GA Gooch (c) b Labrooy828401028.57
IT Botham  b Anurasiri47631065274.60
RA Smith run out1939462048.71
GA Hick  b Ramanayake4162733066.12
NH Fairbrother c Ramanayake b Gurusinha6370963290.00
AJ Stewart c Jayasuriya b Gurusinha59364871163.88
CC Lewis not out206912333.33
DR Pringle not out00200-
Extras(b 1, lb 9, nb 4, w 9)23
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 5.6)280/6
Fall of wickets: 1-44 (Graham Gooch), 2-80 (Robin Smith), 3-105 (Sir Ian Botham), 4-164 (Graeme Hick), 5-244 (Neil Fairbrother), 6-268 (Alec Stewart)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GP Wickramasinghe905406.00---30
CPH Ramanayake1014214.20---34
GF Labrooy1016816.80---20
SD Anurasiri1012712.70---00
AP Gurusinha1006726.70---10
ST Jayasuriya1012012.00---00
Sri Lanka Innings (target: 281 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RS Mahanama c Botham b Lewis919311047.36
MAR Samarasekera c Illingworth b Lewis2329424079.31
AP Gurusinha c & b Lewis79310077.77
PA de Silva (c)c Fairbrother b Lewis710101070.00
A Ranatunga c †Stewart b Botham3651676070.58
HP Tillakaratne run out430400013.33
ST Jayasuriya c DeFreitas b Illingworth19162020118.75
GF Labrooy c Smith b Illingworth1934421055.88
CPH Ramanayake c & b Reeve1238350031.57
SD Anurasiri lbw b Reeve1119170057.89
GP Wickramasinghe not out616140037.50
Extras(lb 7, nb 6, w 8)21
TOTAL(44 Ov, RR: 3.95)174
Fall of wickets: 1-33 (Roshan Mahanama), 2-46 (Athula Samarasekera), 3-56 (Aravinda de Silva), 4-60 (Asanka Gurusinha), 5-91 (Hashan Tillakaratne), 6-119 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 7-123 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 8-156 (Champaka Ramanayake), 9-158 (Graeme Labrooy), 10-174 (Don Anurasiri)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DR Pringle712703.85---13
CC Lewis803043.75---22
PAJ DeFreitas513106.20---31
IT Botham1003313.30---10
RK Illingworth1003223.20---00
DA Reeve401423.50---10
MATCH DETAILS
Eastern Oval, Ballarat
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesBenson & Hedges World Cup 1992
Player Of The Match
Chris Lewis
Match numberODI no. 736
Season1991/92
Match days9 March 1992 (50-over match)
Umpires
Khizer Hayat
Piloo Reporter
PointsEngland 2, Sri Lanka 0
MATCH NOTES
  • World Cup Referee: Bob Merriman