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RESULT
1st Final (D/N), Melbourne, January 18, 1996, Benson & Hedges World Series
(48.1/50 ov, T:202) 183

Australia won by 18 runs

Australia INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Mark Taylor (c)c †Kaluwitharana b Vaas031000.00
Mark Waugh  b Vaas410200040.00
Ricky Ponting run out (Mahanama)51741294068.91
Steve Waugh c Gurusinha b Wickramasinghe1333372039.39
Stuart Law c †Kaluwitharana b Pushpakumara012000.00
Michael Bevan c Mahanama b Pushpakumara591011185058.41
Ian Healy not out 5055780090.90
Paul Reiffel  b Vaas1521241071.42
Shane Warne not out 33400100.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 1, w 2)6
TOTAL50 Ov (RR: 4.02)201/7
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Mark Taylor), 2-9 (Mark Waugh), 3-39 (Steve Waugh), 4-39 (Stuart Law), 5-100 (Ricky Ponting), 6-155 (Michael Bevan), 7-192 (Paul Reiffel)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas1014234.20---00
Ravindra Pushpakumara1013423.40---00
Pramodya Wickramasinghe803013.75---00
Kumar Dharmasena1013103.10---00
Aravinda de Silva502404.80---21
Sanath Jayasuriya703705.28---00
Sri Lanka INNINGS (Target: 202 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sanath Jayasuriya c SR Waugh b McGrath1925351076.00
Romesh Kaluwitharana lbw b McGrath1391130144.44
Asanka Gurusinha c Bevan b McDermott47821214057.31
Aravinda de Silva c Taylor b Warne3447643072.34
Hashan Tillakaratne c †Healy b Warne1430025.00
Roshan Mahanama  b ME Waugh1634641047.05
Arjuna Ranatunga (c) b McGrath3157871054.38
Kumar Dharmasena  b McDermott4561080.00
Chaminda Vaas c †Healy b McDermott21280016.66
Pramodya Wickramasinghe c Taylor b Reiffel057000.00
Ravindra Pushpakumara not out 813260061.53
Extras(lb 5, nb 1, w 2)8
TOTAL48.1 Ov (RR: 3.79)183
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Romesh Kaluwitharana), 2-46 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 3-107 (Aravinda de Silva), 4-110 (Hashan Tillakaratne), 5-120 (Asanka Gurusinha), 5-124, 6-129 (Kumar Dharmasena), 7-131 (Chaminda Vaas), 8-132 (Pramodya Wickramasinghe), 9-152 (Roshan Mahanama), 10-183 (Arjuna Ranatunga)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath9.102833.05---00
Paul Reiffel1024414.40---00
Mark Waugh602313.83---00
Craig McDermott1014134.10---01
Shane Warne1012922.90---20
Stuart Law301304.33---00
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MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossSri Lanka, elected to field first
Series
Season1995/96
Series resultAustralia led the best-of-3-finals 1-0
Match numberODI no. 1041
Match daysdaynight (50-over match)
Umpires
Australia
Darrell Hair
Australia
Steve Randell
TV Umpire
Australia
Bill Sheahan
Match Referee
New Zealand
Graham Dowling
MATCH NOTES
  • Aus: 10 overs - 26/2, 20 - 57/4, 30 - 100/5, 40-143 50 - 18th over, 100 - 30th, 150 - 41st, 200 - 50th
  • ME Waugh dropped on 0 by Jayasuriya in Pushpakumara's 2nd over
  • Ball was changed after 41 overs during Australian innings
  • RT Ponting - 50 in 72 balls, 124 mins, 4 fours
  • MG Bevan - 50 in 94 balls, 108 mins, 4 fours
  • IA Healy - 50 in 63 balls
  • SL : 10 overs - 49/2, 20 - 96/2, 30 - 119/4, 40 - 141/8 50 - 11th over, 100 - 22nd, 150 - 42nd
  • RS Mahanama retired hurt on 4* from 124/5 to 132/8 (pulled leg muscle)
Sri Lanka Innings
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TEAMMWLPTNRR
AUS853100.517
SL8448-0.524
WI8356-0.014