7th Match (D/N), Brisbane, Jan 5 1996, Benson & Hedges World Series
(26.1/50 ov, target 103)
West Indies won by 7 wickets (with 143 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka Innings (50 overs maximum)
UC Hathurusingha c †Browne b Ambrose062000.00
ST Jayasuriya c †Browne b Walsh328370010.71
AP Gurusinha c Hooper b Ambrose310250030.00
PA de Silva (c)c Gibson b Bishop1016421062.50
RS Mahanama c †Browne b Ambrose035000.00
HP Tillakaratne not out371161482031.89
RS Kaluwitharana run out (Simmons)016000.00
WPUJC Vaas c †Browne b Gibson1467831020.89
AMN Munasinghe c †Browne b Simmons822200036.36
GP Wickramasinghe c Harper b Walsh2640033.33
M Muralitharan  b Gibson023000.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 5, w 18)25
TOTAL(45.2 Ov, RR: 2.25)102
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Chandika Hathurusingha, 0.6 ov), 2-12 (Asanka Gurusinha, 6.2 ov), 3-17 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 7.5 ov), 4-19 (Roshan Mahanama, 8.4 ov), 5-33 (Aravinda de Silva, 14.3 ov), 6-34 (Romesh Kaluwitharana, 15.6 ov), 7-77 (Chaminda Vaas, 37.4 ov), 8-95 (Manjula Munasinghe, 43.2 ov), 9-98 (Pramodya Wickramasinghe, 44.3 ov), 10-102 (Muttiah Muralitharan, 45.2 ov)
CEL Ambrose1032032.00---72
CA Walsh921922.11---21
OD Gibson8.221521.80---22
IR Bishop711812.57---60
PV Simmons921912.11---10
RA Harper20904.50---00
West Indies Innings (target: 103 runs from 50 overs)
PV Simmons lbw b Vaas64210150.00
SL Campbell c Muralitharan b Vaas3439782087.17
S Chanderpaul run out1044461022.72
RB Richardson (c)not out1947732040.42
CL Hooper not out1842440042.85
Extras(lb 2, nb 7, w 8)17
TOTAL(26.1 Ov, RR: 3.97)104/3
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Phil Simmons), 2-46 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul), 3-68 (Sherwin Campbell)
WPUJC Vaas1022422.40---14
AMN Munasinghe713404.85---50
GP Wickramasinghe602404.00---20
M Muralitharan301605.33---04
HP Tillakaratne0.104024.00---00
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
TossSri Lanka , elected to bat first
SeriesBenson & Hedges World Series 1995
Player Of The Match
Sir Curtly Ambrose
Match numberODI no. 1030
Match days5 January 1996 - day/night match (50-over match)
Ross Emerson
Tony McQuillan
TV Umpire
Peter Parker
Match Referee
Graham Dowling
PointsWest Indies 2, Sri Lanka 0
Attendance: 13899
  • Umpire RA Emerson makes his debut in an international match.
  • 1st ever floodlit ODI in Brisbane.
  • 25th anniversary of One-day Internationals (first one held on the 5th of January 1971, Australia defeating England at the MCG).
  • Play started 35 minutes after the scheduled starting time of 1:30pm. Tea interval reduced to 30 minutes, and play extended beyond it's normal finishing time. Match remains at 50 overs per side.
  • Ambrose's 3rd over had 4 wides.
  • Walsh (apparent thigh strain) substituted from the 11th over to the 17th over.
  • Bishop's 4th over had 4 wides.
  • Sri Lanka 100 off 44.4 overs.
  • Browne takes 5 catches and equals the world record for most dismissals by a wicket keeper.
Murali's first over had 3 no-balls for throwing.
  • Murali's second over had 2 no-balls for throwing.
  • WI 100 coming in the 26th over.