result
5th Match, Colombo (SSC), Sep 3 1996, Singer World Series
(47/50 ov)228/4
Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets (with 18 balls remaining)
player of the match
Aravinda de Silva
Sri Lanka (and Ceylon)
Zimbabwe INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Grant Flower c †Kaluwitharana b Pushpakumara08-000.00
Paul Strang c †Kaluwitharana b Pushpakumara2433-3072.72
Andy Flower c †Kaluwitharana b Wickramasinghe1122-0050.00
Alistair Campbell (c)st †Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan5494-3057.44
Craig Wishart c Chandana b Ranatunga713-1053.84
Craig Evans not out 96105-6391.42
Guy Whittall not out 1528-1053.57
Extras(lb 7, w 13)20
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.54)227/5
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Grant Flower), 2-48 (Paul Strang), 3-48 (Andy Flower), 4-66 (Craig Wishart), 5-180 (Alistair Campbell)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Pramodya Wickramasinghe913313.66---00
Ravindra Pushpakumara602724.50---00
Muttiah Muralitharan1013613.60---00
Arjuna Ranatunga502214.40---00
Upul Chandana1004804.80---00
Sanath Jayasuriya1015405.40---00
Sri Lanka INNINGS (target: 228 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sanath Jayasuriya  b Olonga517-0029.41
Romesh Kaluwitharana c Wishart b Olonga1214-2085.71
Asanka Gurusinha run out (AR Whittall)1547-0031.91
Aravinda de Silva not out 127123-131103.25
Arjuna Ranatunga (c)c Olonga b AR Whittall2024-4083.33
Hashan Tillakaratne not out 3464-2053.12
Extras(b 1, lb 2, nb 4, w 8)15
TOTAL(47 Ov, RR: 4.85)228/4
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Romesh Kaluwitharana), 2-25 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 3-100 (Asanka Gurusinha), 4-129 (Arjuna Ranatunga)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Heath Streak802403.00---00
Henry Olonga604727.83---00
Guy Whittall502605.20---00
Andy Whittall1013013.00---00
Paul Strang1005005.00---00
Alistair Campbell402406.00---00
Grant Flower1010010.00---00
Craig Evans301404.66---00
MATCH DETAILS
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossSri Lanka, elected to field first
SeriesSinger World SeriesZimbabwe tour of Sri Lanka
Season1996
Player Of The Match
Aravinda de Silva
Aravinda de Silva
Match numberODI no. 1112
Match daysday(50-over match)
ODI debut
Andy Whittall
Andy Whittall
Umpires
South Africa Image
Cyril Mitchley
West Indies Image
Steve Bucknor
TV Umpire
Sri Lanka Image
B.C. Cooray
Match Referee
New Zealand Image
John Reid
PointsSri Lanka 2, Zimbabwe 0