1st Match (D/N), Colombo (RPS), Aug 26 1996, Singer World Series
(41/50 ov, target 264)138
Australia won by 125 runs
player of the match
Steve Waugh
Australia INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
Michael Slater c Strang b Whittall5069794072.46
Mark Waugh  b Strang1827432066.66
Ricky Ponting c & b Whittall5382930064.63
Steve Waugh c Campbell b Whittall82708953117.14
Stuart Law  b Streak2024441083.33
Michael Bevan c Campbell b Brandes981010112.50
Ian Healy (c)† b Brandes510180050.00
Brad Hogg not out 1114160078.57
Extras(b 1, lb 8, nb 3, w 3)15
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 5.26)263/7
Fall of wickets: 1-48 (Mark Waugh), 2-92 (Michael Slater), 3-167 (Ricky Ponting), 4-230 (Steve Waugh), 5-240 (Michael Bevan), 6-242 (Stuart Law), 7-263 (Ian Healy)
Heath Streak1015015.00---00
Eddo Brandes1014724.70---00
Paul Strang904114.55---00
Grant Flower602804.66---00
Guy Whittall1005335.30---00
Mark Dekker301705.66---00
Ali Shah201809.00---00
Zimbabwe INNINGS (target: 264 runs from 50 overs)
Grant Flower c Ponting b Fleming723200030.43
Ali Shah c ME Waugh b Hogg41761250153.94
Andy Flower lbw b Fleming021000.00
Alistair Campbell (c)lbw b McGrath911201081.81
Craig Wishart c †Healy b Reiffel077000.00
Guy Whittall  b Reiffel1127341040.74
Craig Evans c †Healy b SR Waugh1529292051.72
Mark Dekker not out 843490018.60
Paul Strang  b ME Waugh926280034.61
Heath Streak  b ME Waugh011000.00
Eddo Brandes c Hogg b ME Waugh1712921141.66
Extras(lb 4, nb 7, w 10)21
TOTAL(41 Ov, RR: 3.36)138
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Grant Flower), 2-16 (Andy Flower), 3-33 (Alistair Campbell), 4-35 (Craig Wishart), 5-56 (Guy Whittall), 6-98 (Craig Evans), 7-100 (Ali Shah), 8-120 (Paul Strang), 9-120 (Heath Streak), 10-138 (Eddo Brandes)
Glenn McGrath721311.85---10
Damien Fleming702423.42---32
Paul Reiffel612323.83---03
Steve Waugh722413.42---22
Brad Hogg922612.88---23
Mark Waugh512434.80---00
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesSinger World SeriesZimbabwe tour of Sri Lanka
Player Of The Match
Steve Waugh
Steve Waugh
Match numberODI no. 1105
Match daysdaynight(50-over match)
ODI debut
Brad Hogg
Brad Hogg
Craig Wishart
Craig Wishart
Sri Lanka Image
Sri Lanka Image
Udaya Wickramasinghe
TV Umpire
South Africa Image
Cyril Mitchley
Match Referee
New Zealand Image
John Reid
PointsAustralia 2, Zimbabwe 0
  • During the Australian innings, 55 minutes of play was rained out. However, no overs were reduced from either innings.