Sri Lanka v Australia
Singer World Series 1996 (Final)
VenueR Premadasa Stadium, Colombo on 7th September 1996 (50-over match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to field
ResultSri Lanka won by 50 runs
UmpiresSA Bucknor, CJ Mitchley
RefereeJR Reid
Man of the MatchPA de Silva

Sri Lanka inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
ST Jayasuriyac Law b McGrath2720215-135.00
+RS Kaluwitharanac and b Lehmann5845685-128.89
AP Gurusinhac Bevan b McGrath2946901-63.04
PA de Silvanot out75647623117.19
*A Ranatunganot out3940541197.50
HP Tillakaratnedid not bat      
RS Mahanamadid not bat      
UDU Chandanadid not bat      
HDPK Dharmasenadid not bat      
WPUJC Vaasdid not bat      
M Muralitharandid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 2 nb, 2 w)6
Total(3 wickets, innings closed, 35 overs)234
Fall of wickets:
1-42 (Jayasuriya), 2-104 (Kaluwitharana), 3-131 (Gurusinha)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
McGrath7   03521121.005.00
Fleming7   0530---7.57
Reiffel4   043013-10.75
Lehmann5   0291--30.005.80
SR Waugh7   0310-1-4.43
ME Waugh5   0410---8.20

Australia inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
ME Waughrun out (Mahanama)91220--75.00
MJ Slaterc Chandana b Vaas86121-133.33
RT Pontingc Jayasuriya b Vaas1726252-65.38
SR Waughc and b Chandana55537921103.77
SG Lawc Muralitharan b Dharmasena3137452-83.78
MG Bevanb Dharmasena71125--63.64
DS Lehmannst Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan1512162-125.00
*+IA Healyc Muralitharan b Chandana201929--105.26
PR Reiffelc Mahanama b Chandana122023--60.00
DW Flemingnot out114--100.00
GD McGrathc Mahanama b Chandana033--0.00
Extras(3 lb, 2 nb, 4 w)9
Total(all out, 33 overs)184
Fall of wickets:
1-17 (Slater), 2-26 (ME Waugh), 3-48 (Ponting), 4-104 (Law), 5-129 (SR Waugh), 6-145 (Bevan), 7-151 (Lehmann), 8-183 (Reiffel), 9-183 (Healy), 10-184 (McGrath)
Sri Lanka bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Vaas5   0232--15.004.60
Gurusinha2   01703--8.50
de Silva3   0180---6.00
Muralitharan7   02811242.004.00
Jayasuriya5   0270---5.40
Dharmasena5   0332--15.006.60
Chandana6   0354--9.005.83

--> The match was reduced before play started to 35 overs per side
--> Sri Lanka innings: 50 in 5.5 overs
--> Sri Lanka innings: 100 in 12.5 overs
--> Sri Lanka innings: 150 in 24.1 overs
--> Sri Lanka innings: 200 in 32.1 overs
--> Australia innings: 50 in 8.5 overs
--> Australia innings: 100 in 18.6 overs
--> Australia innings: 150 in 25.5 overs
--> RS Kaluwitharana 50 in 33 balls
--> PA de Silva 50 in 55 balls
--> SR Waugh 50 in 51 balls
--> DS Lehmann passed 1500 runs in ListA matches when he reached 9
--> UDU Chandana achieved his best innings bowling analysis in ODI matches when he dismissed GD McGrath in the Australia innings (previous best was 3-38)

Match delayed by exactly 2 hours due to a soaked ground. Reduced to a 35 over per side match, 7 overs maximum per bowler, fielding restrictions for 10 overs.





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