Result
1st Match (D/N), Colombo (RPS), Aug 26 1996, Singer World Series
263/7
(41/50 ov, target 264)
138
Australia won by 125 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia
Australia Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MJ Slater c Strang b Whittall5069794072.46
ME Waugh  b Strang1827432066.66
RT Ponting c & b Whittall5382930064.63
SR Waugh c Campbell b Whittall82708953117.14
SG Law  b Streak2024441083.33
MG Bevan c Campbell b Brandes981010112.50
IA Healy (c) † b Brandes510180050.00
GB Hogg not out1114160078.57
Extras(b 1, lb 8, nb 3, w 3)15
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 5.26)263/7
Fall of wickets: 1-48 (Mark Waugh), 2-92 (Michael Slater), 3-167 (Ricky Ponting), 4-230 (Steve Waugh), 5-240 (Michael Bevan), 6-242 (Stuart Law), 7-263 (Ian Healy)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
HH Streak1015015.00---00
EA Brandes1014724.70---00
PA Strang904114.55---00
GW Flower602804.66---00
GJ Whittall1005335.30---00
MH Dekker301705.66---00
AH Omarshah201809.00---00
Zimbabwe Innings (target: 264 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GW Flower c Ponting b Fleming723200030.43
AH Omarshah c ME Waugh b Hogg41761250153.94
A Flower lbw b Fleming021000.00
ADR Campbell (c)lbw b McGrath911201081.81
CB Wishart c †Healy b Reiffel077000.00
GJ Whittall  b Reiffel1127341040.74
CN Evans c †Healy b SR Waugh1529292051.72
MH Dekker not out843490018.60
PA Strang  b ME Waugh926280034.61
HH Streak  b ME Waugh011000.00
EA Brandes c Hogg b ME Waugh1712921141.66
Extras(lb 4, nb 7, w 10)21
TOTAL(41 Ov, RR: 3.36)138
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Grant Flower), 2-16 (Andy Flower), 3-33 (Alistair Campbell), 4-35 (Craig Wishart), 5-56 (Guy Whittall), 6-98 (Craig Evans), 7-100 (Ali Shah), 8-120 (Paul Strang), 9-120 (Heath Streak), 10-138 (Eddo Brandes)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath721311.85---10
DW Fleming702423.42---32
PR Reiffel612323.83---03
SR Waugh722413.42---22
GB Hogg922612.88---23
ME Waugh512434.80---00
MATCH DETAILS
R.Premadasa Stadium, Khettarama, Colombo
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesSinger World Series 1996
Player Of The Match
Steve Waugh
Match numberODI no. 1105
Season1996
Match days26 August 1996 - day/night match (50-over match)
ODI debut
Brad Hogg
Craig Wishart
Umpires
Udaya Wickramasinghe
K.T.Francis
TV Umpire
Cyril Mitchley
Match Referee
John Reid
PointsAustralia 2, Zimbabwe 0
MATCH NOTES
  • During the Australian innings, 55 minutes of play was rained out. However, no overs were reduced from either innings.