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Saturday, February 29, 2020

Sanath Jayasuriya 79 - India vs Sri Lanka 24th Match Wills World Cup 1996 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Sanath Jayasuriya 79 - India vs Sri Lanka 24th Match Wills World Cup 1996


Watch the highlights of Sanath Jayasuriya 79 - India vs Sri Lanka 24th Match Wills World Cup 1996 - 1996 Wills World Cup tournament of the 24th ODI match played between Sri Lanka and India at Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi in 02nd March 1996.

Stunning half-centuries from Sanath Jayasuriya and Hashan Tillakaratne leads to Sri Lanka thrilling six-wicket win over India, despite a brilliant century from Sachin Tendulkar in the World Cup Group A match.

* 10 minute rain delay in 39th over of the Indian innings, lunch interval reduced to make up lost time.

* 175 : Sachin Tendulkar and Mohammad Azharuddin set up the 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.

* 137 : This was Sachin Tendulkar's personal high score, 2nd highest ever for India in ODIs (highest: 175* by Kapil Dev against Zimbabwe in 1983), 4th highest score by any player in India, highest ever in Delhi.

* Sachin Tendulkar smashed 6-centuries in his last 28 ODIs, 6 centuries an Indian record (previous: Navjot Singh Sidhu 5), equal 13th on the all-time list.

* Sri Lanka scored 42-runs off their first 3-overs,

* Manoj Prabhakar with 33 runs off his 2 overs and 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.

India scored decent total of 271-3 in 50 overs with top scorer by Sachin Tendulkar scored a run-a-ball 137-runs - which was his 6th ODI hundred including 8-fours and 5-sixes, Mohammad Azharuddin scored a unbeaten 72 off 80-balls included four-fours and Sanjay Manjrekar scored 32.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Kumar Dharmasena and Ravindra Pushpakumara both took two-wickets.

Sri Lanka chased 272-4 in 48.4 overs with top scorer by Sanath Jayasuriya 79, Hashan Tillakaratne scored a unbeaten 70 off 98-balls including six boundaries, Arjuna Ranatunga scored a 46 not out off 63-balls with two-fours, Romesh Kaluwitharana hammered a quick-fire 16-ball 26-runs included six boundaries and Asanka Gurusinha 25.

India best bowler by Anil Kumble took two-wickets and one for Venkatesh Prasad.

Sanath Jayasuriya named Player of the match for his brilliant batting performance to set up match-winning 79-runs knocked off facing 76-balls including 9-fours and 2-sixes.

Sanath Jayasuriya 79 Highlights

IND vs SL Full Match Highlights