Result
19th Match (D/N), Mumbai, Feb 27 1996, Wills World Cup
258
(48/50 ov, target 259)
242
Australia won by 16 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia
Australia Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ME Waugh run out (Prasad)1261351958393.33
MA Taylor (c)c Srinath b Raju5973958180.82
RT Ponting c Manjrekar b Raju1221310057.14
SR Waugh run out (Raju)715210046.66
SG Law c & b Kumble2131491067.74
MG Bevan run out (Jadeja)65800120.00
S Lee run out (†Mongia)910140090.00
IA Healy c Kumble b Prasad610130060.00
SK Warne c Azharuddin b Prasad011000.00
DW Fleming run out (†Mongia/Prasad)013000.00
GD McGrath not out00100-
Extras(lb 8, nb 2, w 2)12
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 5.16)258
Fall of wickets: 1-103 (Mark Taylor), 2-140 (Ricky Ponting), 3-157 (Steve Waugh), 4-232 (Mark Waugh), 5-237 (Stuart Law), 6-244 (Michael Bevan), 7-258 (Shane Lee), 8-258 (Shane Warne), 9-258 (Ian Healy), 10-258 (Damien Fleming)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
M Prabhakar1005505.50---00
J Srinath1015105.10---00
BKV Prasad1004924.90---22
A Kumble1014714.70---00
SLV Raju1004824.80---00
India Innings (target: 259 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
A Jadeja lbw b Fleming11716005.88
SR Tendulkar st †Healy b ME Waugh9084124141107.14
VG Kambli  b Fleming026000.00
M Azharuddin (c) b Fleming1017401058.82
SV Manjrekar c †Healy b SR Waugh62911037068.13
M Prabhakar run out (Ponting)3640050.00
NR Mongia c Taylor b Warne2732353084.37
A Kumble  b Fleming1722323077.27
J Srinath c Lee b Fleming712161058.33
BKV Prasad c Bevan b SR Waugh025000.00
SLV Raju not out3460075.00
Extras(b 5, lb 8, nb 1, w 8)22
TOTAL(48 Ov, RR: 5.04)242
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Ajay Jadeja), 2-7 (Vinod Kambli), 3-70 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 4-143 (Sachin Tendulkar), 5-147 (Manoj Prabhakar), 6-201 (Nayan Mongia), 7-205 (Sanjay Manjrekar), 8-224 (Javagal Srinath), 9-231 (Venkatesh Prasad), 10-242 (Anil Kumble)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath834806.00---01
DW Fleming903654.00---20
SK Warne1012812.80---20
S Lee302307.66---20
ME Waugh1004414.40---10
MG Bevan502805.60---00
SR Waugh302227.33---10
MATCH DETAILS
Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesWills World Cup 1996
Player Of The Match
Mark Waugh
Match numberODI no. 1065
Season1995/96
Match days27 February 1996 - day/night match (50-over match)
Umpires
Steve Dunne
David Shepherd
TV Umpire
TM Samarasinghe
Match Referee
Sir Clive Lloyd
PointsAustralia 2, India 0
MATCH NOTES
ME Waugh 126, highest score by AUS v IND, 7th highest in ODIs for Australia (Waugh has 3 of the top 7), 1st player to score consecutive 100s in the World Cup, highest ever in Bombay.
  • Australia lost its last 4 wickets in the 50th over.
GD McGrath first 3 overs were all maidens (remaining 5 overs conceded 48 runs at 9.6 RPO).
  • SR Tendulkar was stumped off a wide.
  • SR Tendulkar scored 90 runs out of 143 at the time of his dismissal (62.9 %).
  • SK Warne conceded 10 runs in his 1st over, before only conceding 18 in his remaining 9 overs.
  • DW Fleming 9-0-36-5, 15th best ever bowling for Australia in ODIs (best since ME Waugh 5-24 v WI at Melbourne 15/12/1992), 9th best ever bowling in the World Cup, 2nd best ever in Bombay (best: WKM Benjamin 5-22, WI v SL 09/11/1993).
  • 1st ever floodlit match of any nature at the Wankhede Stadium.
  • Australia's 1st ODI win against India since the 1992 World Cup (India have won 3 in the meantime), Australia's 1st match in India since 1989, and their 1st win against India in India since the 1987 World Cup.