Result
1st QF, Wills World Cup at Faisalabad, Mar 9 1996
235/8
(40.4/50 ov, target 236)
236/5
Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets (with 56 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
England Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RA Smith run out2541783060.97
MA Atherton (c)c †Kaluwitharana b Vaas2227322081.48
GA Hick c Ranatunga b Muralitharan821270038.09
GP Thorpe  b Dharmasena1431391045.16
PAJ DeFreitas lbw b Jayasuriya67648952104.68
AJ Stewart  b Muralitharan1738500044.73
RC Russell  b Dharmasena917180052.94
DA Reeve  b Jayasuriya35343720102.94
D Gough not out26263450100.00
PJ Martin not out011000.00
Extras(lb 8, w 4)12
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.7)235/8
Did not bat: RK Illingworth 
Fall of wickets: 1-31 (Mike Atherton), 2-58 (Graeme Hick), 3-66 (Robin Smith), 4-94 (Graham Thorpe), 5-145 (Alec Stewart), 6-171 (Jack Russell), 7-173 (Phil DeFreitas), 8-235 (Dermot Reeve)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GP Wickramasinghe704306.14---10
WPUJC Vaas812913.62---10
M Muralitharan1013723.70---10
HDPK Dharmasena1003023.00---00
ST Jayasuriya904625.11---00
PA de Silva604207.00---10
Sri Lanka Innings (target: 236 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ST Jayasuriya st †Russell b Reeve824467133186.36
RS Kaluwitharana  b Illingworth83720266.66
AP Gurusinha run out45631245071.42
PA de Silva c Smith b Hick31303850103.33
A Ranatunga (c)lbw b Gough25171450147.05
HP Tillakaratne not out1950651038.00
RS Mahanama not out2238552057.89
Extras(lb 1, nb 1, w 2)4
TOTAL(40.4 Ov, RR: 5.8)236/5
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Romesh Kaluwitharana), 2-113 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 3-165 (Aravinda de Silva), 4-194 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 5-198 (Asanka Gurusinha)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
PJ Martin914104.55---20
RK Illingworth1017217.20---00
D Gough1013613.60---00
PAJ DeFreitas3.4038010.36---00
DA Reeve411413.50---01
GA Hick403418.50---00
MATCH DETAILS
Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesWills World Cup 1996
Player Of The Match
Sanath Jayasuriya
Series resultSri Lanka advanced
Match numberODI no. 1077
Season1995/96
Match days9 March 1996 (50-over match)
Umpires
Mahboob Shah
Ian Robinson
TV Umpire
V.K.Ramaswamy
Match Referee
Nasim-ul-Ghani