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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Sri Lanka 398-5 - Sri Lanka vs Kenya 28th Match Wills World Cup 1996 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Sri Lanka 398-5 - Sri Lanka vs Kenya 28th Match Wills World Cup 1996


Watch the highlights of Sri Lanka 398-5 - Sri Lanka vs Kenya 28th Match Wills World Cup 1996 - 1996 Wills World Cup tournament of the 28th ODI match played between Kenya and Sri Lanka at Kandy in 06th March 1996.

Aravind de Silva 145 powered to Sri Lanka comfortable 144-run victory over Kenya in the Wills World Cup Group A match.

* 398-5 : This was highest ever score in ODI cricket history. Sri Lanka now have the top score, but also have 6 of the top 12 totals scored against them.

* Asanka Gurusinha hits a ball outside the ground and the ball is lost. Umpires provide a replacement ball

Aravind de Silva, and then Arjuna Ranatunga crossed 5000 runs in ODI cricket, - the first two from Sri Lanka to do so - during this innings.

* Aravind de Silva 145 was the highest ever score for Sri Lanka in ODIs (previous best by Sanath Jayasuriya 140 against New Zealand at Bloemfontein 08/12/1994), first ever century for Sri Lanka in the World Cup.

* Steve Tikolo 96 was the highest ever score for Kenya in ODIs.

Sri Lanka scored record-breaking total of 398-5 in 50 overs with top scorer by Aravind de Silva 145 - which was his 4th ODI hundred, Asanka Gurusinha struck 84 off 93-balls including 7-fours and 3-sixes.

Arjuna Ranatunga cracked a unbeaten 75 off 40-balls including 13-fours and a six with strike rate of 187.50, Sanath Jayasuriya hammered a quick-fire 27-ball 44-runs including 5-fours and three-sixes, Romesh Kaluwitharana scored 33 off 18-balls including four-fours and two-sixes.

Kenya best bowler by Tito Odumbe picked up two-wickets, Aasif Karim and Martin Suji both took one-wickets.

Kenya scored 254-7 in 50 overs with top scorer by Steve Tikolo 96 - who fell four-run short of his century including 8-fours and 4-sixes, Hitesh Modi scored 41 off consuming 82-balls included two-fours, Dipak Chudasama struck 27, David Tikolo 25 and Lameck Onyango 23.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Arjuna Ranatunga, Muttiah Muralitharan both took two-wickets, Chaminda Vaas and Kumar Dharmasena both took one-wickets.

Aravind de Silva named Player of the match for his brilliant batting performance to scored record-breaking 145-runs off 115-balls including 14-fours and 5-sixes.