result
1st QF, Faisalabad, Mar 9 1996, Wills World Cup
235/8
(40.4/50 ov)236/5
Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets (with 56 balls remaining)
player of the match
England INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Robin Smith run out 2541783060.97
Mike Atherton (c)c †Kaluwitharana b Vaas2227322081.48
Graeme Hick c Ranatunga b Muralitharan821270038.09
Graham Thorpe  b Dharmasena1431391045.16
Phil DeFreitas lbw b Jayasuriya67648952104.68
Alec Stewart  b Muralitharan1738500044.73
Jack Russell  b Dharmasena917180052.94
Dermot Reeve  b Jayasuriya35343720102.94
Darren Gough not out 26263450100.00
Peter Martin not out 011000.00
Extras(lb 8, w 4)12
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.70)235/8
Fall of wickets: 1-31 (Mike Atherton), 2-58 (Graeme Hick), 3-66 (Robin Smith), 4-94 (Graham Thorpe), 5-145 (Alec Stewart), 6-171 (Jack Russell), 7-173 (Phil DeFreitas), 8-235 (Dermot Reeve)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Pramodya Wickramasinghe704306.14---10
Chaminda Vaas812913.62---10
Muttiah Muralitharan1013723.70---10
Kumar Dharmasena1003023.00---00
Sanath Jayasuriya904625.11---00
Aravinda de Silva604207.00---10
Sri Lanka INNINGS (target: 236 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Sanath Jayasuriya st †Russell b Reeve824467133186.36
Romesh Kaluwitharana  b Illingworth83720266.66
Asanka Gurusinha run out 45631245071.42
Aravinda de Silva c Smith b Hick31303850103.33
Arjuna Ranatunga (c)lbw b Gough25171450147.05
Hashan Tillakaratne not out 1950651038.00
Roshan Mahanama not out 2238552057.89
Extras(lb 1, nb 1, w 2)4
TOTAL(40.4 Ov, RR: 5.80)236/5
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Romesh Kaluwitharana), 2-113 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 3-165 (Aravinda de Silva), 4-194 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 5-198 (Asanka Gurusinha)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Peter Martin914104.55---20
Richard Illingworth1017217.20---00
Darren Gough1013613.60---00
Phil DeFreitas3.4038010.36---00
Dermot Reeve411413.50---01
Graeme Hick403418.50---00
MATCH DETAILS
Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesWills World CupSri Lanka tour of Pakistan
Season1995/96
Player Of The Match
Sanath Jayasuriya
Sanath Jayasuriya
Series resultSri Lanka advanced
Match numberODI no. 1077
Match daysday(50-over match)
Umpires
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Ian Robinson
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Mahboob Shah
TV Umpire
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V.K.Ramaswamy
Match Referee
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Nasim-ul-Ghani
MATCH NOTES
  • 12th ODI between the 2 teams since their first match in 1982.
  • ST Jayasuriya 50 runs off 30 balls, equal fastest 50 in World history.
  • Jayasuriya bowled by a no-ball from Reeve on 82.
  • ST Jayasuriya and AP Gurusinha 101 for the 2nd wicket, record Sri Lankan 2nd wicket partnership in World Cups.
  • DA Reeve and D Gough 62 for the 8th wicket, record 8th wicket partnership for England in ODIs.
  • 4th ever win by Sri Lanka against England, last 3 wins in consecutive matches, 1st win for Sri Lanka against England outside Sri Lanka.
  • 1st time in World Cup history that Sri Lanka qualified for the semi-finals.
  • 1st time in World Cup history that England have not qualified for the semi-finals.