New Zealand v Sri Lanka
Hong Kong International Cricket Sixes 1996/97 (Red Group)
VenueHong Kong International Stadium, Hong Kong on 21st September 1996 (5-over match)
Balls per over6
Players6 per side
TossNew Zealand won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSri Lanka won by 4 wickets
PointsNew Zealand 0; Sri Lanka 2
UmpiresNEJ Grandfield, Maninder Singh

New Zealand inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
NJ Astlec Upashantha b Kalpage30     
CM Spearmanc Upashantha b Arnold0     
+MJ Greatbatchc Jayawardene b Arnold0     
CZ Harrisb Jayantha5     
SB Doullb Jayawardene39     
*GR Larsennot out11     
Extras(1 lb, 2 w)3
Total(5 wickets, innings closed, 5 overs)88
Fall of wickets:
1-27 (Spearman), 2-27 (Greatbatch), 3-36 (Harris), 4-49 (Astle), 5-78 (Doull, 5 ov)
Sri Lanka bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Upashantha1   0260---26.00
Arnold1   092--3.009.00
Kalpage1   02611-6.0026.00
Jayantha1   0131--6.0013.00
Jayawardene1   01511-6.0015.00

Sri Lanka inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
WS Jayantharetired not out34     
+RPAH Wickramaratnec Astle b Harris6     
*RS Kalpagenot out18     
DPMD Jayawardenerun out (Doull)0     
RP Arnoldnot out31     
KEA Upashanthadid not bat      
Total(2 wickets, innings closed, 5 overs)89
Fall of wickets:
1-54 (Wickramaratne), 2-56 (Jayawardene)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Astle1   0160---16.00
Spearman1   0100---10.00
Larsen1   0240---24.00
Harris1   0221--6.0022.00
Doull1   0170---17.00

--> The last man standing rule applied for this match - when only one not out batsman remained the player continued batting with a runner until dismissed
--> Bowling in the New Zealand innings adds 2 runs over
--> WS Jayantha retired not out in the Sri Lanka innings having scored 34 (team had lost 0 wickets)