Result
2nd Final (D/N), Pepsi Independence Cup at Kolkata, May 27 1997
43.1/50 ov, target 310
224
Sri Lanka won by 85 runs
Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
ST Jayasuriya c sub (Azhar Mahmood) b Arshad Khan55405572137.50
MS Atapattu c sub (Hasan Raza) b Arshad Khan2930425096.66
RS Kaluwitharana lbw b Shahid Afridi510260050.00
PA de Silva  b Saqlain Mushtaq57496480116.32
A Ranatunga (c)run out (Saqlain Mushtaq)59771273176.62
HP Tillakaratne c sub (Hasan Raza) b Saleem Malik3848642179.16
WPUJC Vaas c Ijaz Ahmed b Saqlain Mushtaq3640050.00
RS Mahanama  b Saleem Malik27272930100.00
HDPK Dharmasena  b Saqlain Mushtaq16121420133.33
M Muralitharan not out00500-
KSC de Silva lbw b Saqlain Mushtaq024000.00
Extras(lb 6, nb 1, w 13)20
TOTAL(49.4 Ov, RR: 6.22)309
Fall of wickets: 1-69 (Marvan Atapattu), 2-90 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 3-110 (Romesh Kaluwitharana), 4-177 (Aravinda de Silva), 5-250 (Hashan Tillakaratne), 6-254 (Chaminda Vaas), 7-276 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 8-304 (Roshan Mahanama), 9-308 (Kumar Dharmasena), 10-309 (Sajeewa de Silva)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Aaqib Javed604908.16---21
Arshad Khan1005425.40---10
Shahid Afridi504018.00---01
Saqlain Mushtaq9.405345.48---60
Mohammad Hussain904605.11---00
Saleem Malik1006126.10---11
Pakistan Innings (target: 310 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
Saeed Anwar c Muralitharan b Vaas68111075.00
Shahid Afridi c PA de Silva b KSC de Silva17142911121.42
Ramiz Raja (c) b Dharmasena761011518075.24
Ijaz Ahmed st †Kaluwitharana b Jayasuriya5560826191.66
Saleem Malik lbw b Muralitharan2540040.00
Mohammad Wasim st †Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan2035520057.14
Moin Khan c Atapattu b Muralitharan29150022.22
Mohammad Hussain not out18172410105.88
Saqlain Mushtaq  b PA de Silva044000.00
Arshad Khan run out (Mahanama)032000.00
Aaqib Javed run out (Dharmasena)4580080.00
Extras(b 4, lb 8, nb 2, w 10)24
TOTAL(43.1 Ov, RR: 5.18)224
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Saeed Anwar), 2-34 (Shahid Afridi), 3-132 (Ijaz Ahmed), 4-135 (Saleem Malik), 5-193 (Ramiz Raja), 6-195 (Mohammad Wasim), 7-204 (Moin Khan), 8-207 (Saqlain Mushtaq), 9-207 (Arshad Khan), 10-224 (Aaqib Javed)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas704015.71---10
KSC de Silva604116.83---21
HDPK Dharmasena8.102312.81---10
M Muralitharan1004034.00---21
ST Jayasuriya704216.00---00
PA de Silva502615.20---40
MATCH DETAILS
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
TossSri Lanka , elected to bat first
SeriesPepsi Independence Cup
Player Of The Match
Aravinda de Silva
Player Of The Series
Sanath Jayasuriya
Series resultSri Lanka won the best-of-3-finals 2-0
Match numberODI no. 1214
Season1997
Match days27 May 1997 - day/night match (50-over match)
Umpires
Steve Dunne
David Orchard
TV Umpire
Srinivas Venkataraghavan
Match Referee
Ahmed Ebrahim