result
1st Match, Perth, Jan 2 1988, Benson & Hedges World Series Cup
(44.2/50 ov, target 250)168
Australia won by 81 runs
player of the match
Steve Waugh
Australia
Australia INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
David Boon c & b de Silva5681-6069.13
Geoff Marsh c †de Alwis b Ramanayake1453-0026.41
Dean Jones c Gurusinha b de Silva5563-3087.30
Allan Border (c)c Mahanama b de Silva3124-30129.16
Mike Veletta run out 2733-2081.81
Steve Waugh not out 3532-20109.37
Greg Dyer run out 912-0075.00
Tony Dodemaide c Mahanama b Ratnayeke46-0066.66
Craig McDermott not out 00-00-
Extras(b 4, lb 7, nb 3, w 4)18
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.97)249/7
Fall of wickets: 1-57 (Geoff Marsh), 2-84 (David Boon), 3-143 (Allan Border), 4-189 (Dean Jones), 5-199 (Mike Veletta), 6-224 (Greg Dyer), 7-238 (Tony Dodemaide)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ravi Ratnayeke903513.88---00
Graeme Labrooy903804.22---00
Kaushik Amalean612704.50---00
Champaka Ramanayake713314.71---00
Aravinda de Silva1005835.80---00
Arjuna Ranatunga904705.22---00
Sri Lanka INNINGS (target: 250 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Roshan Mahanama c Dodemaide b Waugh1949-1038.77
Asanka Gurusinha c †Dyer b Dodemaide02-000.00
Aravinda de Silva  b Dodemaide1122-1050.00
Arjuna Ranatunga c Border b Dodemaide716-0043.75
Ranjan Madugalle (c)c Border b Waugh724-0029.16
Hashan Tillakaratne c †Dyer b May929-0031.03
Ravi Ratnayeke  b Whitney1938-0050.00
Guy de Alwis c Marsh b Dodemaide4442-41104.76
Champaka Ramanayake c Jones b Waugh614-1042.85
Graeme Labrooy lbw b Dodemaide3339-4184.61
Kaushik Amalean not out 00-00-
Extras(b 4, lb 3, nb 4, w 2)13
TOTAL(44.2 Ov, RR: 3.78)168
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Asanka Gurusinha), 2-20 (Aravinda de Silva), 3-33 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 4-49 (Ranjan Madugalle), 5-50 (Roshan Mahanama), 6-78 (Hashan Tillakaratne), 7-82 (Ravi Ratnayeke), 8-118 (Champaka Ramanayake), 9-168 (Guy de Alwis), 10-168 (Graeme Labrooy)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Tony Dodemaide7.202152.86---00
Craig McDermott511503.00---00
Mike Whitney1002612.60---00
Steve Waugh1023433.40---00
Tim May1034914.90---00
Dean Jones201608.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Western Australia Cricket Association Ground, Perth
TossSri Lanka, elected to field first
SeriesBenson & Hedges World Series CupSri Lanka tour of Australia
Season1987/88
Player Of The Match
Steve Waugh
Steve Waugh
Match numberODI no. 484
Match daysday (50-over match)
ODI debut
Tony Dodemaide
Tony Dodemaide
Umpires
Australia Image
Peter McConnell
Australia Image
Terry Prue
PointsAustralia 2, Sri Lanka 0