result
28th Match, Kandy, Mar 6 1996, Wills World Cup
(50 ov, target 399)254/7
Sri Lanka won by 144 runs
player of the match
Sri Lanka INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Sanath Jayasuriya c LO Tikolo b EO Odumbe44274353162.96
Romesh Kaluwitharana  b EO Odumbe33185142183.33
Asanka Gurusinha c Onyango b Karim841031207381.55
Aravinda de Silva c Modi b Suji145115153145126.09
Arjuna Ranatunga (c)not out 754049131187.50
Hashan Tillakaratne run out 014000.00
Roshan Mahanama not out 003000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 5, w 11)17
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 7.96)398/5
Fall of wickets: 1-83 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 2-88 (Romesh Kaluwitharana), 3-271 (Asanka Gurusinha), 4-377 (Aravinda de Silva), 5-383 (Hashan Tillakaratne)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Martin Suji908519.44---00
Rajab Ali6067011.17---00
Lameck Onyango403107.75---00
Tito Odumbe503426.80---00
Aasif Karim1005015.00---00
David Tikolo201306.50---00
Maurice Odumbe907408.22---00
Steve Tikolo503807.60---00
Kenya INNINGS (target: 399 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Dipak Chudasama  b Muralitharan27234050117.39
Kennedy Otieno  b Vaas1428341150.00
Steve Tikolo  b Dharmasena969512284101.05
Maurice Odumbe (c)st †Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan022000.00
Hitesh Modi run out (Muralitharan)41821112050.00
David Tikolo not out 2540452162.50
Tito Odumbe c Muralitharan b Ranatunga417150023.53
Lameck Onyango c sub (MS Atapattu) b Ranatunga23182221127.78
Martin Suji not out 2440050.00
Extras(b 1, lb 9, nb 5, w 7)22
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 5.08)254/7
Fall of wickets: 1-47 (Kennedy Otieno), 2-51 (Dipak Chudasama), 3-51 (Maurice Odumbe), 4-188 (Steve Tikolo), 5-196 (Hitesh Modi), 6-215 (Tito Odumbe), 7-246 (Lameck Onyango)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas1004414.40---00
Muttiah Muralitharan1014024.00---00
Ravindra Pushpakumara704606.57---00
Arjuna Ranatunga503126.20---00
Kumar Dharmasena1004514.50---00
Sanath Jayasuriya703404.86---00
Hashan Tillakaratne10404.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy
TossKenya, elected to field first
SeriesWills World Cup
Season1995/96
Player Of The Match
Aravinda de Silva
Aravinda de Silva
Match numberODI No. 1074
Match days - day match (50-over match)
ODI debut
Lameck Onyango
Lameck Onyango
Umpires
New Zealand Image
Steve Dunne
India Image
V.K.Ramaswamy
TV Umpire
Pakistan Image
Ikram Rabbani
Match Referee
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Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi
PointsSri Lanka 2, Kenya 0
MATCH NOTES
  • Sri Lanka 50 off 20 balls
  • PA de Silva 100 in 92 balls
  • PA de Silva 145, highest ever score for Sri Lanka in ODIs (previous best ST Jayasuriya 140 v NZ at Bloemfontein 08/12/1994), first ever century for Sri Lanka in the World Cup.
  • A Ranatunga 50 in 29 balls
  • Gurusinha dropped by Onyango off Karim when on 79.
  • Gurusinha hits a ball outside the ground and the ball is lost. Umpires provide a replacement ball.
  • de Silva, and then Ranatunga crossed 5000 runs in ODI cricket, - the first two from Sri Lanka to do so - during this innings.
  • Sri Lanka 398 runs, highest ever score in ODI history. Sri Lanka now have the top score, but also have 6 of the top 12 totals scored against them.
  • SO Tikolo 96, highest ever score for Kenya.