3rd Final, Dhaka, Jan 18 1998, Silver Jubilee Independence Cup
(48/48 ov)
(47.5/48 ov, target 315)
India won by 3 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Player Of The Match
Pakistan Innings (48 overs maximum)
Saeed Anwar c Azharuddin b Harvinder Singh140132-142106.06
Shahid Afridi c Singh b Harvinder Singh1820-1190.00
Aamer Sohail c †Mongia b Harvinder Singh1417-0182.35
Ijaz Ahmed c Sidhu b Srinath117112-81104.46
Azhar Mahmood c Azharuddin b Tendulkar106-10166.66
Mohammad Hussain not out22-00100.00
Extras(lb 6, nb 1, w 6)13
TOTAL(48 Ov, RR: 6.54)314/5
Fall of wickets: 1-30 (Shahid Afridi, 5.4 ov), 2-66 (Aamer Sohail, 11.6 ov), 3-296 (Saeed Anwar, 45.4 ov), 4-302 (Ijaz Ahmed, 46.4 ov), 5-314 (Azhar Mahmood, 47.6 ov)
J Srinath1006116.10---20
Harvinder Singh1007437.40---41
RR Singh804705.87---00
SC Ganguly20502.50---00
HH Kanitkar603405.66---00
SR Tendulkar704917.00---00
RL Sanghvi503807.60---00
India Innings (target: 315 runs from 48 overs)
SC Ganguly  b Aaqib Javed124138-11189.85
SR Tendulkar c Azhar Mahmood b Shahid Afridi4126-71157.69
RR Singh c Aaqib Javed b Mohammad Hussain8283-4298.79
M Azharuddin (c)c Aamer Sohail b Saqlain Mushtaq411-0036.36
A Jadeja  b Saqlain Mushtaq89-1088.88
NS Sidhu lbw b Saqlain Mushtaq54-10125.00
HH Kanitkar not out1112-1091.66
NR Mongia run out (†Rashid Latif)96-10150.00
J Srinath not out53-00166.66
Extras(b 1, lb 11, nb 3, w 12)27
TOTAL(47.5 Ov, RR: 6.6)316/7
Fall of wickets: 1-71 (Sachin Tendulkar, 8.2 ov), 2-250 (Robin Singh, 38.1 ov), 3-268 (Mohammad Azharuddin, 41.2 ov), 4-274 (Sourav Ganguly, 42.4 ov), 5-281 (Navjot Sidhu, 43.2 ov), 6-296 (Ajay Jadeja, 45.4 ov), 7-306 (Nayan Mongia, 46.6 ov)
Aaqib Javed9.206316.75---22
Azhar Mahmood805506.87---31
Shahid Afridi6.405618.40---22
Saqlain Mushtaq9.506636.71---40
Mohammad Hussain1004014.00---00
Manzoor Akhtar402406.00---10
Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka
TossIndia , elected to field first
SeriesSilver Jubilee Independence Cup 1998
Player Of The Match
Sourav Ganguly
Player Of The Series
Sachin Tendulkar
Series resultIndia won the best-of-3-finals 2-1
Match numberODI no. 1279
Match days18 January 1998 (50-over match)
ODI debut
Rahul Sanghvi
Russell Tiffin
Rudi Koertzen
TV Umpire
Doug Cowie
Match Referee
Mike Denness
Due to bad light 2 overs reduced from each innings.
  • World record for chasing the largest total to win in an ODI.