result
24th Match, Delhi, Mar 2 1996, Wills World Cup
271/3
(48.4/50 ov)272/4
Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
79 (76)
sanath-jayasuriya
India INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Manoj Prabhakar c Gurusinha b Pushpakumara736411019.44
Sachin Tendulkar run out 13713719885100.00
Sanjay Manjrekar c †Kaluwitharana b Dharmasena3246562169.56
Mohammad Azharuddin (c)not out 72801014090.00
Vinod Kambli not out 11200100.00
Extras(b 4, lb 7, w 11)22
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 5.42)271/3
Fall of wickets: 1-27 (Manoj Prabhakar), 2-93 (Sanjay Manjrekar), 3-268 (Sachin Tendulkar)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas933704.11---20
Ravindra Pushpakumara805316.62---70
Muthiah Muralidaran1014204.20---10
Kumar Dharmasena905315.88---10
Sanath Jayasuriya1005205.20---00
Arjuna Ranatunga402305.75---00
Sri Lanka INNINGS (target: 272 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sanath Jayasuriya c Prabhakar b Kumble79769392103.94
Romesh Kaluwitharana c Kumble b Prasad26162260162.50
Asanka Gurusinha run out 2527612192.59
Aravinda de Silva st †Mongia b Kumble814141057.14
Arjuna Ranatunga (c)not out 46631182073.01
Hashan Tillakaratne not out 70981106071.42
Extras(b 4, lb 9, nb 2, w 3)18
TOTAL(48.4 Ov, RR: 5.58)272/4
Fall of wickets: 1-53 (Romesh Kaluwitharana), 2-129 (Asanka Gurusinha), 3-137 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 4-141 (Aravinda de Silva)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Manoj Prabhakar4047011.75---00
Javagal Srinath9.405105.27---00
Venkatesh Prasad1015315.30---12
Salil Ankola502805.60---00
Anil Kumble1013923.90---00
Sachin Tendulkar1004104.10---20
MATCH DETAILS
Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
TossSri Lanka, elected to field first
SeriesWills World Cup
Season1995/96
Player Of The Match
Sanath Jayasuriya
Sanath Jayasuriya
Match numberODI no. 1070
Match daysday (50-over match)
Umpires
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Cyril Mitchley
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Ian Robinson
TV Umpire
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Ikram Rabbani
Match Referee
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John Reid
PointsSri Lanka 2, India 0
MATCH NOTES
  • Match start delayed by 15 minutes, no loss in overs.
  • 10 minute rain delay in 39th over of the Indian innings, lunch interval reduced to make up lost time.
  • SR Tendulkar and M Azharuddin 175 for the 3rd wicket, equal 4th highest partnership for any wicket for India in ODIs, highest partnership for any wicket for India in the World Cup, 7th highest partnership for any country for any wicket in the World Cup, record partnership for any wicket at the Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi.
  • SR Tendulkar 137, personal high score, 2nd highest ever for India in ODIs (highest: 175* by N Kapil Dev v ZIM 18/06/1983), 4th highest score by any player in India, highest ever in Delhi, 6 centuries in his last 28 ODIs, 6 centuries an Indian record (previous: NS Sidhu 5), equal 13th on the all-time list.
  • Sri Lanka scored 42 runs off their first 3 overs, Prabhakar with 33 runs off his 2 overs.
  • M Prabhakar bowled off-spin for his 2nd spell of 2 overs.
  • Sri Lanka's 8th win from 30 in India, 12th win in 38 matches against India, 5th win in 19 matches against India in India, 1st win in 4 matches in Delhi.