result
1st Match, Melbourne, Dec 26 1989, Benson & Hedges World Series
(47.2/48.5 ov, target 229)198
Australia won by 30 runs
player of the match
Australia INNINGS (48.5 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Mark Taylor c & b Ratnayeke1125220144.00
Geoff Marsh c PA de Silva b Ranatunga38821022046.34
David Boon c Jayasuriya b Ratnayake1119290057.89
Dean Jones not out 85891444195.51
Allan Border (c)c Samarasekera b Ranatunga1115141073.33
Steve Waugh c †Tillakaratne b Ranatunga57110071.43
Simon O'Donnell not out 5760673195.00
Extras(lb 6, nb 2, w 2)10
TOTAL(48.5 Ov, RR: 4.66)228/5
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Mark Taylor), 2-42 (David Boon), 3-88 (Geoff Marsh), 4-106 (Allan Border), 5-120 (Steve Waugh)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Graeme Labrooy904004.44---00
Ravi Ratnayeke914715.22---00
Rumesh Ratnayake9.504314.37---00
Arjuna Ranatunga1024134.10---00
Asoka de Silva1004204.20---00
Asanka Gurusinha10909.00---00
Sri Lanka INNINGS (target: 229 runs from 48.5 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Roshan Mahanama c Border b Waugh3667943053.73
Athula Samarasekera c Hughes b O'Donnell3050672060.00
Arjuna Ranatunga (c)c †Healy b O'Donnell55701113078.57
Aravinda de Silva c Border b PL Taylor910131090.00
Sanath Jayasuriya c Campbell b Hughes35110060.00
Asanka Gurusinha c O'Donnell b PL Taylor2240420055.00
Hashan Tillakaratne c †Healy b O'Donnell1123370047.83
Ravi Ratnayeke run out 022000.00
Asoka de Silva not out 1317290076.47
Graeme Labrooy  b O'Donnell62201300.00
Rumesh Ratnayake c †Healy b Hughes012000.00
Extras(lb 6, nb 3, w 4)13
TOTAL(47.2 Ov, RR: 4.18)198
Fall of wickets: 1-59 (Athula Samarasekera), 2-85 (Roshan Mahanama), 3-101 (Aravinda de Silva), 4-109 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 5-161 (Asanka Gurusinha), 6-169 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 7-169 (Ravi Ratnayeke), 8-190 (Hashan Tillakaratne), 9-197 (Graeme Labrooy), 10-198 (Rumesh Ratnayake)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Merv Hughes9.204124.39---00
Greg Campbell1023603.60---00
Simon O'Donnell913644.00---00
Steve Waugh602614.33---00
Peter Taylor1013623.60---00
Allan Border301705.67---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossSri Lanka, elected to field first
SeriesBenson & Hedges World SeriesSri Lanka tour of Australia
Season1989/90
Player Of The Match
Simon O'Donnell
Simon O'Donnell
Match numberODI no. 596
Match daysday match (50-over match)
ODI debut
Greg Campbell
Greg Campbell
Mark Taylor
Mark Taylor
Sanath Jayasuriya
Sanath Jayasuriya
Umpires
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Colin Timmins
Australia Image
Leonard King
PointsAustralia 2, Sri Lanka 0
MATCH NOTES
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