Result
28th Match, Kandy, Mar 6 1996, Wills World Cup
398/5
(50 ov, target 399)
254/7
Sri Lanka won by 144 runs
Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ST Jayasuriya c LO Tikolo b EO Odumbe44274353162.96
RS Kaluwitharana  b EO Odumbe33185142183.33
AP Gurusinha c Onyango b Karim841031207381.55
PA de Silva c Modi b Suji145115153145126.08
A Ranatunga (c)not out754049131187.50
HP Tillakaratne run out014000.00
RS Mahanama not out00300-
Extras(b 1, lb 5, w 11)17
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 7.96)398/5
Fall of wickets: 1-83 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 2-88 (Romesh Kaluwitharana), 3-271 (Asanka Gurusinha), 4-377 (Aravinda de Silva), 5-383 (Hashan Tillakaratne)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
MA Suji908519.44---00
RW Ali6067011.16---00
LN Onyango403107.75---00
EO Odumbe503426.80---00
AY Karim1005015.00---00
LO Tikolo201306.50---00
MO Odumbe907408.22---00
SO Tikolo503807.60---00
Kenya Innings (target: 399 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
DN Chudasama  b Muralitharan27234050117.39
KO Otieno  b Vaas1428341150.00
SO Tikolo  b Dharmasena969512284101.05
MO Odumbe (c)st †Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan022000.00
HS Modi run out (Muralitharan)41821112050.00
LO Tikolo not out2540452162.50
EO Odumbe c Muralitharan b Ranatunga417150023.52
LN Onyango c sub (MS Atapattu) b Ranatunga23182221127.77
MA Suji not out2440050.00
Extras(b 1, lb 9, nb 5, w 7)22
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 5.08)254/7
Did not bat: AY Karim, RW Ali 
Fall of wickets: 1-47 (Kennedy Otieno), 2-51 (Dipak Chudasama), 3-51 (Maurice Odumbe), 4-188 (Steve Tikolo), 5-196 (Hitesh Modi), 6-215 (Tito Odumbe), 7-246 (Lameck Onyango)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas1004414.40---00
M Muralitharan1014024.00---00
KR Pushpakumara704606.57---00
A Ranatunga503126.20---00
HDPK Dharmasena1004514.50---00
ST Jayasuriya703404.85---00
HP Tillakaratne10404.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy
TossKenya , elected to field first
SeriesWills World Cup 1996
Player Of The Match
Aravinda de Silva
Match numberODI no. 1074
Season1995/96
Match days6 March 1996 (50-over match)
ODI debut
Lameck Onyango
Umpires
V.K.Ramaswamy
Steve Dunne
TV Umpire
Ikram Rabbani
Match Referee
Nawab of Pataudi
PointsSri Lanka 2, Kenya 0
MATCH NOTES
Sri Lanka 50 off 20 balls
  • PA de Silva 100 in 92 balls
  • PA de Silva 145, highest ever score for Sri Lanka in ODIs (previous best ST Jayasuriya 140 v NZ at Bloemfontein 08/12/1994), first ever century for Sri Lanka in the World Cup.
  • A Ranatunga 50 in 29 balls
  • Gurusinha dropped by Onyango off Karim when on 79.
  • Gurusinha hits a ball outside the ground and the ball is lost. Umpires provide a replacement ball.
  • de Silva, and then Ranatunga crossed 5000 runs in ODI cricket, - the first two from Sri Lanka to do so - during this innings.
  • Sri Lanka 398 runs, highest ever score in ODI history. Sri Lanka now have the top score, but also have 6 of the top 12 totals scored against them.
  • SO Tikolo 96, highest ever score for Kenya.