result
2nd SF (D/N), Chandigarh, Mar 14 1996, Wills World Cup
(49.3/50 ov, target 208)202
Australia won by 5 runs
player of the match
Shane Warne
Australia
Australia INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Mark Waugh lbw b Ambrose022000.00
Mark Taylor (c) b Bishop11116009.09
Ricky Ponting lbw b Ambrose01518000.00
Steve Waugh  b Bishop318220016.67
Stuart Law run out (Ambrose/Adams)721051525068.57
Michael Bevan c Richardson b Harper691101464162.73
Ian Healy run out (Adams/†Browne)31283620110.71
Paul Reiffel run out (Walsh)711100063.64
Shane Warne not out 661000100.00
Extras(lb 11, nb 2, w 5)18
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.14)207/8
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Mark Waugh, 0.2 ov), 2-7 (Mark Taylor, 3.5 ov), 3-8 (Ricky Ponting, 4.5 ov), 4-15 (Steve Waugh, 9.1 ov), 5-153 (Stuart Law, 41.1 ov), 6-171 (Michael Bevan, 44.3 ov), 7-186 (Paul Reiffel, 47.3 ov), 8-207 (Ian Healy, 49.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Curtly Ambrose1012622.60421030
Ian Bishop1013523.50421013
Courtney Walsh1013303.30372001
Ottis Gibson201306.5082001
Roger Harper904715.22304100
Jimmy Adams904204.67231010
West Indies INNINGS (target: 208 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Shivnarine Chanderpaul c Fleming b McGrath801261727063.49
Courtney Browne c & b Warne1018260055.56
Brian Lara  b SR Waugh45456940100.00
Richie Richardson (c)not out 49831234059.04
Roger Harper lbw b McGrath2580040.00
Ottis Gibson c †Healy b Warne1230050.00
Jimmy Adams lbw b Warne211100018.18
Keith Arthurton c †Healy b Fleming045000.00
Ian Bishop lbw b Warne33200100.00
Curtly Ambrose run out (†Healy)22400100.00
Courtney Walsh  b Fleming011000.00
Extras(lb 4, nb 2, w 2)8
TOTAL(49.3 Ov, RR: 4.08)202
Fall of wickets: 1-25 (Courtney Browne, 6.1 ov), 2-93 (Brian Lara, 22.6 ov), 3-165 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul, 41.2 ov), 4-173 (Roger Harper, 43.3 ov), 5-178 (Ottis Gibson, 44.1 ov), 6-183 (Jimmy Adams, 46.3 ov), 7-187 (Keith Arthurton, 47.4 ov), 8-194 (Ian Bishop, 48.2 ov), 9-202 (Curtly Ambrose, 49.2 ov), 10-202 (Courtney Walsh, 49.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath1023023.00421001
Damien Fleming8.304825.65307010
Shane Warne903644.00331010
Mark Waugh401604.00110000
Steve Waugh703014.29274000
Paul Reiffel501302.60210001
Michael Bevan411203.00161000
Stuart Law201306.5052000
Australia Team
Mark Waugh Allrounder
Mark Taylor (c)Opening batsman
Ricky Ponting Top-order batsman
Steve Waugh Middle-order batsman
Stuart Law Top-order batsman
Michael Bevan Batsman
Ian Healy Wicketkeeper batsman
Paul Reiffel Bowler
Shane Warne Bowler
Damien Fleming Bowler
Glenn McGrath Bowler
MATCH DETAILS
Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesWills World Cup
Season1995/96
Player Of The Match
Shane Warne
Shane Warne
Series resultAustralia advanced
Match numberODI No. 1082
Match days - daynight match (50-over match)
Umpires
Sri Lanka Image
B.C. Cooray
India Image
Srinivas Venkataraghavan
TV Umpire
Pakistan Image
Khizer Hayat
Match Referee
New Zealand Image
John Reid
MATCH NOTES
  • Australia Innings
  • SG Law and MG Bevan, 138 for the 5th wicket, 2nd highest 5th wicket partnership for Australia in ODIs, 11th highest 5th wicket partnership for any country, 3rd highest 5th wicket partnership in the World Cup.
  • Australia innings: 1x7 ball over (42nd over, bowled by JC Adams, called by umpire BC Cooray)
  • West Indies Innings
  • SK Warne took a wicket with his first ball (CO Browne).
  • West Indies innings: 1x7 ball over (18th, bowled by PR Reiffel, called by umpire BC Cooray)
  • RB Richardson struck umpire BC Coorey in the head with a sweep to square leg.
  • KLT Arthurton 2 runs from 5 dismissals in the 1996 World Cup.
  • S Chanderpaul 50 runs in 95 balls.
  • West Indies lost their last 8 wickets for 37 runs.
  • 1st time West Indies have lost a World Cup semi final.
  • RB Richardson's last ODI