result
3rd Match (D/N), Colombo (RPS), Aug 30 1996, Singer World Series
(45.5/50 ov, target 229)232/6
Sri Lanka won by 4 wickets (with 25 balls remaining)
player of the match
Australia INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Mark Waugh c & b Jayasuriya5055877090.90
Michael Slater run out (Chandana)919240047.36
Stuart Law c Tillakaratne b Dharmasena1381210162.50
Michael Bevan c Vaas b Chandana56781022071.79
Steve Waugh  b Muralitharan2236450061.11
Ricky Ponting not out 4657791180.70
Darren Lehmann st †Kaluwitharana b Chandana24140050.00
Ian Healy (c)†c Ranatunga b Muralitharan816160050.00
Jason Gillespie st †Kaluwitharana b Chandana613130046.15
Damien Fleming c Chandana b Jayasuriya3650050.00
Glenn McGrath not out 812170066.66
Extras(lb 3, nb 2)5
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.56)228/9
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Michael Slater), 2-52 (Stuart Law), 3-97 (Mark Waugh), 4-149 (Steve Waugh), 5-157 (Michael Bevan), 6-163 (Darren Lehmann), 7-178 (Ian Healy), 8-198 (Jason Gillespie), 9-203 (Damien Fleming)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas702904.14---02
Aravinda de Silva402506.25---01
Kumar Dharmasena904915.44---00
Muthiah Muralidaran1004124.09---01
Sanath Jayasuriya1004324.30---00
Upul Chandana1003833.80---00
Sri Lanka INNINGS (target: 229 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sanath Jayasuriya c †Healy b Fleming44285881157.14
Romesh Kaluwitharana  b SR Waugh813141061.53
Asanka Gurusinha run out (Lehmann)1630382053.33
Aravinda de Silva not out 839514411087.36
Arjuna Ranatunga (c)lbw b Fleming034000.00
Hashan Tillakaratne lbw b Fleming110100010.00
Roshan Mahanama  b McGrath5078953064.10
Upul Chandana not out 1425272056.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 6, w 7)16
TOTAL(45.5 Ov, RR: 5.06)232/6
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Romesh Kaluwitharana), 2-78 (Asanka Gurusinha), 3-78 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 4-78 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 5-81 (Hashan Tillakaratne), 6-196 (Roshan Mahanama)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Steve Waugh513617.20---23
Stuart Law2023011.50---20
Glenn McGrath9.504414.47---04
Damien Fleming812633.25---10
Jason Gillespie602704.50---12
Mark Waugh502905.80---00
Darren Lehmann602604.33---00
Michael Bevan401804.50---00
MATCH DETAILS
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesSinger World Series
Season1996
Player Of The Match
Aravinda de Silva
Aravinda de Silva
Match numberODI no. 1108
Match daysdaynight (50-over match)
ODI debut
Darren Lehmann
Darren Lehmann
Jason Gillespie
Jason Gillespie
Umpires
South Africa Image
Cyril Mitchley
West Indies Image
Steve Bucknor
TV Umpire
Sri Lanka Image
K.T.Francis
Match Referee
New Zealand Image
John Reid
PointsSri Lanka 2, Australia 0
MATCH NOTES
  • 3rd umpire called on near run-out of Bevan at 89-2
  • Man of the match adjudicator: MH Tissera