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Sunday, March 8, 2020

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 - 1996 Wills World Cup tournament of the 9th ODI match played between Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka at Colambo (SSC) in 21st February 1996.

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

* Asanka Gurusinha and Aravinda de Silva set up the 172-stand 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),

* 172 was 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 and 3rd highest 3rd wicket partnership in the World Cup.

* Aravinda de Silva 91was highest ever score for a Sri Lankan batsman in the World Cup, highest ever for any player at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground.

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 included five-fours, Guy Whittall scored 35 off consuming 65-balls with five boundaries, Andy Waller scored 19, Grant Flower and Heath Streak both scored 15-runs.

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

Sri Lanka chased 229-4 in 37 overs with top scorer by Aravinda de Silva 91 and Asanka Gurusinha struck 87 off 105-balls including five-fours.

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 brilliant batting performance to scored 91-runs knocked off facing 86-runs including 10-fours and 2-sixes.