Final, Colombo (RPS), September 07, 1996, Singer World Series
(33/35 ov, T:235) 184

Sri Lanka won by 50 runs

Player Of The Match
75* (64)
Player Of The Series
334 runs
Sri Lanka INNINGS (35 overs maximum)
Sanath Jayasuriya c Law b McGrath27202150135.00
Romesh Kaluwitharana c & b Lehmann58456850128.88
Asanka Gurusinha c Bevan b McGrath2946901063.04
Aravinda de Silva not out 75647623117.18
Arjuna Ranatunga (c)not out 3940541197.50
Extras(b 1, lb 1, nb 2, w 2)6
TOTAL35 Ov (RR: 6.68)234/3
Fall of wickets: 1-42 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 2-104 (Romesh Kaluwitharana), 3-131 (Asanka Gurusinha)
Glenn McGrath703525.00---11
Damien Fleming705307.57---00
Paul Reiffel4043010.75---13
Darren Lehmann502915.80---00
Steve Waugh703104.42---01
Mark Waugh504108.20---00
Australia INNINGS (Target: 235 runs from 35 overs)
Mark Waugh run out (Mahanama)912200075.00
Michael Slater c Chandana b Vaas861210133.33
Ricky Ponting c Jayasuriya b Vaas1726252065.38
Steve Waugh c & b Chandana55537921103.77
Stuart Law c Muralidaran b Dharmasena3137452083.78
Michael Bevan  b Dharmasena711250063.63
Darren Lehmann st †Kaluwitharana b Muralidaran15121620125.00
Ian Healy (c)†c Muralidaran b Chandana20192900105.26
Paul Reiffel c Mahanama b Chandana1220230060.00
Damien Fleming not out 11400100.00
Glenn McGrath c Mahanama b Chandana033000.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 2, w 4)9
TOTAL33 Ov (RR: 5.57)184
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Michael Slater), 2-26 (Mark Waugh), 3-48 (Ricky Ponting), 4-104 (Stuart Law), 5-129 (Steve Waugh), 6-145 (Michael Bevan), 7-151 (Darren Lehmann), 8-183 (Paul Reiffel), 9-183 (Ian Healy), 10-184 (Glenn McGrath)
Chaminda Vaas502324.60---00
Asanka Gurusinha201708.50---30
Aravinda de Silva301806.00---00
Muthiah Muralidaran702814.00---12
Sanath Jayasuriya502705.40---00
Kumar Dharmasena503326.60---00
Upul Chandana603545.83---00
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R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
TossAustralia, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka
Aravinda de Silva
Player Of The Series
Sri Lanka
Aravinda de Silva
Series resultSri Lanka won the 1996 Singer World Series
Match numberODI no. 1114
Match daysday (50-over match)
South Africa
Cyril Mitchley
West Indies
Steve Bucknor
Match Referee
New Zealand
John Reid
  • Match delayed by exactly 2 hours due to a soaked ground. Reduced to a 35 over per side match, 7 overs maximum per bowler, fielding restrictions for 10 overs.
  • Sri Lanka 50 in 5.5 overs
  • RS Kaluwitharana 50 off 33 balls
  • Sri Lanka 100 in 12.5 overs
  • Sri Lanka 150 in 24.1 overs
  • PA de Silva 50 off 55 balls
  • Sri Lanka 200 in 32.1 overs
  • 2 sixes in ME Waugh's 5th over
  • 35th over: Reiffel to de Silva : 6 6 2 1 to Ranatunga: 2 1
  • Australia 50 in 8.5 overs
  • Australia 100 in 18.6 overs
  • SR Waugh 50 off 51 balls
  • SR Waugh hit 2 consecutive fours prior to being out
  • Australia 150 in 25.5 overs
  • UDU Chandana took the wickets of Reiffel and Healy with consecutive deliveries. Fleming successfully played the next delivery, despite 5 fielders positioned around the bat on the off-side.
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