RESULT
1st Match, Sharjah, November 07, 1996, Singer Champions Trophy
(49.1/50 ov, T:207) 177

New Zealand won by 29 runs

Player Of The Match
71 (91) & 2/39
chris-cairns
New Zealand INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Craig Spearman c Chandana b KSC de Silva3952593075.00
Nathan Astle c & b KSC de Silva0716000.00
Adam Parore lbw b Vaas024000.00
Stephen Fleming c Tillakaratne b Vaas17180014.28
Chris Cairns c †Kaluwitharana b Chandana71911291478.02
Mark Greatbatch c & b Muralidaran2355521041.81
Chris Harris not out 3462850054.83
Lee Germon (c)†c KSC de Silva b Vaas2024270083.33
Dipak Patel  b Vaas011000.00
Simon Doull not out 1320033.33
Extras(b 1, lb 6, nb 4, w 6)17
TOTAL50 Ov (RR: 4.12)206/8
Did not bat: Danny Morrison 
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Nathan Astle), 2-7 (Adam Parore), 3-25 (Stephen Fleming), 4-48 (Craig Spearman), 5-92 (Mark Greatbatch), 6-165 (Chris Cairns), 7-205 (Lee Germon), 8-205 (Dipak Patel)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas912242.44---20
Sajeewa de Silva813724.62---30
Kumar Dharmasena703104.42---10
Muthiah Muralidaran1003713.70---00
Sanath Jayasuriya703905.57---00
Upul Chandana903313.66---00
Sri Lanka INNINGS (Target: 207 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sanath Jayasuriya c Astle b Doull15131730115.38
Romesh Kaluwitharana lbw b Doull1627432059.25
Asanka Gurusinha c Doull b Patel2763842042.85
Aravinda de Silva c Harris b Morrison47741073063.51
Arjuna Ranatunga (c) b Harris3740042.85
Hashan Tillakaratne c Doull b Morrison4177871153.24
Upul Chandana c Cairns b Harris410130040.00
Kumar Dharmasena  b Astle714110050.00
Chaminda Vaas c Harris b Cairns1220050.00
Muthiah Muralidaran  b Cairns38170037.50
Sajeewa de Silva not out 013000.00
Extras(lb 7, w 6)13
TOTAL49.1 Ov (RR: 3.60)177
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 2-40 (Romesh Kaluwitharana), 3-83 (Asanka Gurusinha), 4-88 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 5-131 (Aravinda de Silva), 6-142 (Upul Chandana), 7-158 (Kumar Dharmasena), 8-162 (Chaminda Vaas), 9-175 (Hashan Tillakaratne), 10-177 (Muthiah Muralidaran)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Danny Morrison902823.11---00
Simon Doull712924.14---10
Chris Cairns9.103924.25---30
Nathan Astle612013.33---10
Dipak Patel1022612.60---10
Chris Harris802823.50---00
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MATCH DETAILS
Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium
TossSri Lanka, elected to field first
Series
Season1996/97
Player Of The Match
New Zealand
Chris Cairns
Match numberODI no. 1139
Match daysday (50-over match)
Umpires
England
George Sharp
Zimbabwe
Ian Robinson
TV Umpire
India
Shyam Bansal
Match Referee
England
Mike Smith
PointsNew Zealand 2, Sri Lanka 0
Sri Lanka Innings
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Singer Champions Trophy
TEAMMWLPTNRR
PAK4316-0.174
NZ41230.025
SL41230.151