Result
24th Match, Delhi, Mar 2 1996, Wills World Cup
271/3
(48.4/50 ov, target 272)
272/4
Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
India Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
M Prabhakar c Gurusinha b Pushpakumara736411019.44
SR Tendulkar run out13713719885100.00
SV Manjrekar c †Kaluwitharana b Dharmasena3246562169.56
M Azharuddin (c)not out72801014090.00
VG Kambli not out11200100.00
Extras(b 4, lb 7, w 11)22
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 5.42)271/3
Fall of wickets: 1-27 (Manoj Prabhakar), 2-93 (Sanjay Manjrekar), 3-268 (Sachin Tendulkar)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas933704.11---20
KR Pushpakumara805316.62---70
M Muralitharan1014204.20---10
HDPK Dharmasena905315.88---10
ST Jayasuriya1005205.20---00
A Ranatunga402305.75---00
Sri Lanka Innings (target: 272 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ST Jayasuriya c Prabhakar b Kumble79769392103.94
RS Kaluwitharana c Kumble b Prasad26162260162.50
AP Gurusinha run out2527612192.59
PA de Silva st †Mongia b Kumble814141057.14
A Ranatunga (c)not out46631182073.01
HP Tillakaratne not out70981106071.42
Extras(b 4, lb 9, nb 2, w 3)18
TOTAL(48.4 Ov, RR: 5.58)272/4
Fall of wickets: 1-53 (Romesh Kaluwitharana), 2-129 (Asanka Gurusinha), 3-137 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 4-141 (Aravinda de Silva)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
M Prabhakar4047011.75---00
J Srinath9.405105.27---00
BKV Prasad1015315.30---12
SA Ankola502805.60---00
A Kumble1013923.90---00
SR Tendulkar1004104.10---20
MATCH DETAILS
Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
TossSri Lanka , elected to field first
SeriesWills World Cup 1996
Player Of The Match
Sanath Jayasuriya
Match numberODI no. 1070
Season1995/96
Match days2 March 1996 (50-over match)
Umpires
Ian Robinson
Cyril Mitchley
TV Umpire
Ikram Rabbani
Match Referee
John Reid
PointsSri Lanka 2, India 0
MATCH NOTES
10 minute rain delay in 39th over of the Indian innings, lunch interval reduced to make up lost time.
  • SR Tendulkar and M Azharuddin 175 for the 3rd wicket, equal 4th highest partnership for any wicket for India in ODIs, highest partnership for any wicket for India in the World Cup, 7th highest partnership for any country for any wicket in the World Cup, record partnership for any wicket at the Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi.
  • SR Tendulkar 137, personal high score, 2nd highest ever for India in ODIs (highest: 175* by N Kapil Dev v ZIM 18/06/1983), 4th highest score by any player in India, highest ever in Delhi, 6 centuries in his last 28 ODIs, 6 centuries an Indian record (previous: NS Sidhu 5), equal 13th on the all-time list.
Sri Lanka scored 42 runs off their first 3 overs, Prabhakar with 33 runs off his 2 overs.
  • M Prabhakar bowled off-spin for his 2nd spell of 2 overs.
  • Match start delayed by 15 minutes, no loss in overs.
  • Sri Lanka's 8th win from 30 in India, 12th win in 38 matches against India, 5th win in 19 matches against India in India, 1st win in 4 matches in Delhi.