Result
1st Final (D/N), Melbourne, Jan 18 1996, Benson & Hedges World Series
201/7
(48.1/50 ov, target 202)
183
Australia won by 18 runs
Match centre 
Scorecard summary
Australia201/7(50 overs)
Sri Lanka183(48.1 overs)
Match details
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossSri Lanka , elected to field first
SeriesBenson & Hedges World Series 1995
Series resultAustralia led the best-of-3-finals 1-0
Match numberODI no. 1041
Season1995/96
Match days18 January 1996 - day/night match (50-over match)
Umpires
Darrell Hair
Steve Randell
TV Umpire
Bill Sheahan
Match Referee
Graham Dowling