RESULT
9th Match, Colombo (SSC), February 21, 1996, Wills World Cup
(37/50 ov, T:229) 229/4

Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets (with 78 balls remaining)

Player Of The Match
91 (86)
aravinda-de-silva
Zimbabwe Innings
Sri Lanka Innings
Match Flow
Info
Zimbabwe  (50 ovs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
run out (Vaas)818271044.44
run out (Jayasuriya)1532580046.87
c Jayasuriya b Muralidaran3564745054.68
c Muralidaran b Vaas751021258073.52
b Jayasuriya1936551052.77
not out 39344550114.70
c de Silva b Vaas15131700115.38
not out 012000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 16, nb 1, w 4)22
TOTAL50 Ov (RR: 4.56)228/6
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Andy Flower), 2-51 (Grant Flower), 3-92 (Guy Whittall), 4-160 (Andy Waller), 5-194 (Alistair Campbell), 6-227 (Heath Streak)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
1003023.00---00
803604.50---00
201407.00---00
1015005.00---00
1003713.70---00
1004414.40---00
Sri Lanka  (T: 229 runs from 50 ovs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
b Streak611251054.54
c Peall b Streak015000.00
run out 871001445687.00
lbw b Streak9186137102105.81
not out 13112910118.18
not out 716161043.75
Extras(lb 5, nb 3, w 17)25
TOTAL37 Ov (RR: 6.18)229/4
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Romesh Kaluwitharana), 2-23 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 3-195 (Asanka Gurusinha), 4-209 (Aravinda de Silva)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
1006036.00---122
401704.25---40
803504.37---11
302307.66---00
504308.60---00
2020010.00---00
512605.20---00
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MATCH FLOW
  • 1st ever ODI by Zimbabwe in Sri Lanka.
  • AP Gurusinha and PA de Silva 172 for the 3rd wicket, record ODI partnership for any wicket for Sri Lanka (previous best: 170 for the 2nd wicket v India at Delhi 15th Sep 1982), highest partnership for any wicket in Sri Lanka (previous: 166 for the 2nd wicket, SL v NZ at Colombo (Khettarama Stadium)), 13th highest ever 3rd wicket partnership in ODIs for any country, 3rd highest 3rd wicket partnership in the World Cup.
  • AP Gurusinha 87 off 100 balls, 5x4, 6x6.
  • PA de Silva 91 off 86 balls, 10x4, 2x6, highest ever score for a Sri Lankan in the World Cup, highest ever for any player at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground.
MATCH DETAILS
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossZimbabwe, elected to bat first
Series
Season1995/96
Player Of The Match
Match numberODI no. 1055
Match daysday (50-over match)
Umpires
TV Umpire
Match Referee
PointsSri Lanka 2, Zimbabwe 0
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Wills World Cup
Group A
TEAMMWLPTNRR
SL550101.607
AUS53260.903
IND53260.452
WI5234-0.134
ZIM5142-0.939
KENYA5142-1.007
Group B
TEAMMWLPTNRR
SA550102.043
PAK54180.961
NZ53260.552
ENG52340.079
UAE5142-1.830
NED5050-1.923