Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe 9th Match Wills World Cup 1996 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe 9th Match Wills World Cup 1996

Watch the highlights of Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe 9th Match Wills World Cup 1996 - Wills World Cup tournament of the 9th ODI match played between Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka at Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo in 21st February 1996.

Aravinda de Silva and Asanka Gurusinha stars as Sri Lanka crushing six-wicket victory over Zimbabwe in the ninth match of a World Cup.

* 172 : Asanka Gurusinha and Aravinda de Silva set up the record third-wicket partnership for Sri Lanka in One-day international, previously held by the 150-run stand between Hashan Tillaknratne and Aravinda de Silva against Pakistan at Lucknow in 1989, This is the Sri Lanka's record any-wicket partnership in ODIs, previously held by the 170-run stand between Sidath Wettimuny and Roy Dias against India at Delhi in 1982 and the third highest third-wicket stand in World Cups.

* Aravinda de Silva's 91 was his seventh highest score for Sri Lanka in One-day international and the highest score by an Sri Lankan batsman in World Cups, surpassing the previous record of 89 held by Roshan Mahanama against Pakistan at Hyderabad (Sindh) in 1987.

Zimbabwe scored 228-6 in 50 overs with top scorer by Alistair Campbell struck 75 off 102-balls including 8-fours.

Craig Evans cracked a 39 off 34-ballls including 5-fours, Guy Whittall scored 35 off consuming 65-balls included five boundaries, Andy Waller 19, Grant Flower and Heath Streak both scored 15-runs.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Chaminda Vaas took 2-wickets and one for Muttiah Muralitharan - Sanath Jayasuriya.

Sri Lanka chased 229-4 in 37 overs with top scorer by Aravinda de Silva 91 - who fell two-run short of his century and Asanka Gurusinha struck 87 off 105-balls including five boundaries.

Zimbabwe best bowler by Heath Streak picked up 3-wickets for 60-runs in 10-overs.

Aravinda de Silva named Player of the match for his match-winning magnificent 91-runs knocked off facing 86-runs including 10-fours and 2-sixes.