Result
12th Match (D/N), Melbourne, Jan 16 1996, Benson & Hedges World Series
242/4
(49.4/50 ov, target 243)
246/7
Sri Lanka won by 3 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
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Scorecard summary
Australia242/4(50 overs)
Sri Lanka246/7(49.4 overs)
Match details
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesBenson & Hedges World Series 1995
Player Of The Match
Romesh Kaluwitharana
Match numberODI no. 1039
Season1995/96
Match days16 January 1996 - day/night match (50-over match)
Umpires
Darrell Hair
Steve Randell
TV Umpire
Bill Sheahan
Match Referee
Graham Dowling
PointsSri Lanka 2, Australia 0