Australia v World XI
Other matches in Australia 1995/96 (Victoria Cricket Association Centenary match)
VenueMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on 21st March 1996 (50-over match) (day/night)
Balls per over6
TossWorld XI won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralia won by 5 wickets
UmpiresDJ Harper, PD Parker
ScorersJA Howard (World XI), KV O'Neill (Australia)
Man of the MatchDM Jones

World XI inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
ST Jayasuriyac Healy b Fleming1011161-90.91
+RS Kaluwitharanac Healy b Reiffel51422--35.71
DM Jonesc Fleming b ME Waugh1031441943171.53
PA de Silvac Taylor b Fleming1018242-55.56
*RB Richardsonb Gillespie31523--20.00
MD Crowec Fleming b Gillespie112740--40.74
JN Rhodesc Slater b Fleming1621271-76.19
SM Pollockc Gillespie b Lee2947521-61.70
HH Streaknot out91219--75.00
PA Strangc SR Waugh b ME Waugh221--100.00
Waqar Younisdid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 4 nb, 5 w)12
Total(9 wickets, innings closed, 213 minutes, 50 overs)210
Fall of wickets:
1-17 (Jayasuriya), 2-17 (Kaluwitharana), 3-33 (de Silva), 4-45 (Richardson), 5-81 (Crowe), 6-114 (Rhodes), 7-172 (Pollock), 8-208 (Jones), 9-210 (Strang)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Reiffel10   22911260.002.90
Fleming8   23231-16.004.00
Lee9   03511-54.003.89
Gillespie8   12321124.002.88
Warne10   057011-5.70
Bevan3   0160---5.33
ME Waugh2   0152--6.007.50

Australia inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
MJ Slaterretired hurt1422342-63.64
*MA Taylorc Richardson b Strang781071404172.90
MG Bevanc Kaluwitharana b Streak31325--23.08
SR Waughc Streak b Strang1531431-48.39
ME Waughnot out5671862178.87
S Leec Jayasuriya b de Silva163627--44.44
+IA Healyc Strang b de Silva101413--71.43
PR Reiffelnot out678--85.71
SK Warnedid not bat      
JN Gillespiedid not bat      
DW Flemingdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 3 lb, 8 w)13
Total(5 wickets, 191 minutes, 49 overs)211
Fall of wickets:
1-55 (Bevan), 2-100 (SR Waugh), 3-140 (Taylor), 4-174 (Lee), 5-198 (Healy)
World XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Streak8   02314-48.002.88
Waqar Younis8   03602--4.50
Pollock7   03501--5.00
Strang10   0372--30.003.70
Jayasuriya10   04501--4.50
de Silva6   0302--18.005.00

--> DM Jones 50 in 85 balls, 121 minutes with 3 fours
--> DM Jones 100 in 142 balls, 193 minutes with 3 fours and 1 six
--> MA Taylor 50 in 66 balls, 84 minutes with 2 fours and 1 six
--> ME Waugh 50 in 64 balls, 76 minutes with 2 fours and 1 six
--> MJ Slater retired hurt in the Australia innings having scored 14 (team score 30/0) (Broken thumb when struck by a rising delivery from Streak.)

This was not classed as an One-Day International although the ACB and VCA did initially include it in their records.
The match was arranged to celebrate the centenary of the Victorian Cricket Association with AUD$25,000 prizemoney.
Hours of play: 2.30pm - 6.00pm, 6.45pm - 10.15pm
12th Men: RT Ponting (Australia) and Mushtaq Ahmed (World XI)
Rain delayed the start of the match by 7 minutes.
SK Warne's no ball was a bouncer bowled to DM Jones
Attendance: 35,561





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