Result
Final (D/N), Wills World Cup at Lahore, Mar 17 1996
241/7
(46.2/50 ov, target 242)
245/3
Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets (with 22 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
Australia Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MA Taylor (c)c Jayasuriya b de Silva74831098189.15
ME Waugh c Jayasuriya b Vaas1215291080.00
RT Ponting  b de Silva4573902061.64
SR Waugh c de Silva b Dharmasena1325320052.00
SK Warne st †Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan2540040.00
SG Law c de Silva b Jayasuriya2230430173.33
MG Bevan not out3649582073.46
IA Healy  b de Silva2320066.66
PR Reiffel not out1318210072.22
Extras(lb 10, nb 1, w 11)22
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.82)241/7
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Mark Waugh), 2-137 (Mark Taylor), 3-152 (Ricky Ponting), 4-156 (Shane Warne), 5-170 (Steve Waugh), 6-202 (Stuart Law), 7-205 (Ian Healy)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GP Wickramasinghe703805.42---20
WPUJC Vaas613015.00---00
M Muralitharan1003113.10---10
HDPK Dharmasena1004714.70---01
ST Jayasuriya804315.37---50
PA de Silva904234.66---30
Sri Lanka Innings (target: 242 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ST Jayasuriya run out97910128.57
RS Kaluwitharana c Bevan b Fleming613270046.15
AP Gurusinha  b Reiffel65991196165.65
PA de Silva not out10712417613086.29
A Ranatunga (c)not out47377241127.02
Extras(b 1, lb 4, nb 1, w 5)11
TOTAL(46.2 Ov, RR: 5.28)245/3
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 2-23 (Romesh Kaluwitharana), 3-148 (Asanka Gurusinha)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath8.212803.36---00
DW Fleming604317.16---40
SK Warne1005805.80---11
PR Reiffel1004914.90---00
ME Waugh603505.83---00
SR Waugh301505.00---01
MG Bevan301204.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
TossSri Lanka , elected to field first
SeriesWills World Cup 1996
Player Of The Match
Aravinda de Silva
Player Of The Series
Sanath Jayasuriya
Series resultSri Lanka won the 1995/96 Wills World Cup
Match numberODI no. 1083
Season1995/96
Match days17 March 1996 - day/night match (50-over match)
Umpires
Steve Bucknor
David Shepherd
TV Umpire
Cyril Mitchley
Match Referee
Sir Clive Lloyd