Sri Lanka tour of Australia, 1995/96 / Scorecard

Sri Lanka in Australia Test Series - 1st Test

Australia v Sri Lanka

Australia won by an innings and 36 runs

Sri Lanka 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
RS Mahanama c Warne b McDermott 15 80 52 1 0 28.84
UC Hathurusingha c Law b McGrath 14 41 32 2 0 43.75
AP Gurusinha b McGrath 46 157 140 4 0 32.85
PA de Silva c & b Warne 10 40 27 1 0 37.03
A Ranatunga* c †Healy b McGrath 32 79 54 2 1 59.25
HP Tillakaratne lbw b McDermott 6 68 51 0 0 11.76
RS Kaluwitharana c Taylor b Warne 50 90 74 7 0 67.56
HDPK Dharmasena b McDermott 30 92 72 4 0 41.66
WPUJC Vaas c †Healy b Warne 4 12 7 0 0 57.14
GP Wickramasinghe c Julian b McGrath 28 38 32 5 0 87.50
M Muralitharan not out 0 1 0 0 0 -
Extras (b 4, lb 9, nb 3) 16
Total (all out; 89.4 overs) 251 (2.79 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-25 (Hathurusingha), 2-38 (Mahanama), 3-54 (de Silva), 4-129 (Gurusinha), 5-132 (Ranatunga), 6-172 (Tillakaratne), 7-193 (Kaluwitharana), 8-205 (Vaas), 9-251 (Wickramasinghe), 10-251 (Dharmasena)
Bowling O M R W Econ
CJ McDermott 18.4 5 44 3 2.35
GD McGrath 24 3 81 4 3.37 (1nb)
BP Julian 17 8 32 0 1.88
SK Warne 27 7 75 3 2.77 (2nb)
ME Waugh 3 1 6 0 2.00
Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MJ Slater c & b Muralitharan 219 460 321 15 5 68.22
MA Taylor* lbw b de Silva 96 224 173 14 0 55.49
DC Boon c Hathurusingha b Muralitharan 13 60 50 1 0 26.00
ME Waugh c †Kaluwitharana b Vaas 111 261 223 7 1 49.77
RT Ponting lbw b Vaas 96 236 184 8 0 52.17
SG Law not out 54 153 118 1 0 45.76
Extras (b 4, lb 6, nb 18) 28
Total (5 wickets dec; 174 overs) 617 (3.54 runs per over)
Did not bat IA Healy, BP Julian, SK Warne, CJ McDermott, GD McGrath
Fall of wickets 1-228 (Taylor), 2-266 (Boon), 3-422 (Slater), 4-496 (Waugh), 5-617 (Ponting)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GP Wickramasinghe 31 3 123 0 3.96 (7nb)
WPUJC Vaas 31 5 103 2 3.32 (3nb)
M Muralitharan 54 3 224 2 4.14 (4nb)
UC Hathurusingha 9 3 31 0 3.44
HDPK Dharmasena 31 5 84 0 2.70
PA de Silva 18 1 42 1 2.33 (4nb)
Sri Lanka 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
RS Mahanama b McGrath 48 128 97 6 0 49.48
UC Hathurusingha c †Healy b McGrath 11 35 24 1 0 45.83
AP Gurusinha c †Healy b McDermott 7 30 17 0 0 41.17
PA de Silva c Ponting b Warne 20 36 35 4 0 57.14
A Ranatunga* b McGrath 46 114 64 6 1 71.87
HP Tillakaratne c Ponting b Warne 119 267 206 12 0 57.76
RS Kaluwitharana c Ponting b Julian 40 45 42 6 0 95.23
HDPK Dharmasena lbw b McDermott 18 87 63 3 0 28.57
WPUJC Vaas c †Healy b Warne 4 20 19 1 0 21.05
GP Wickramasinghe c Warne b McDermott 0 4 3 0 0 0.00
M Muralitharan not out 3 10 4 0 0 75.00
Extras (lb 4, nb 10) 14
Total (all out; 93.4 overs) 330 (3.52 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-35 (Hathurusingha), 2-56 (Gurusinha), 3-87 (de Silva), 4-105 (Mahanama), 5-193 (Ranatunga), 6-258 (Kaluwitharana), 7-310 (Dharmasena), 8-318 (Vaas), 9-319 (Wickramasinghe), 10-330 (Tillakaratne)
Bowling O M R W Econ
CJ McDermott 20 3 73 3 3.65 (10nb)
GD McGrath 24 7 86 3 3.58
SK Warne 29.4 6 96 3 3.23
BP Julian 13 4 40 1 3.07
ME Waugh 4 0 22 0 5.50
SG Law 3 1 9 0 3.00
Match details
Toss Sri Lanka, who chose to bat
Series Australia led the 3-match series 1-0
Test debuts SG Law and RT Ponting (Australia)
Player of the match MJ Slater (Australia)
Umpires Khizer Hayat (Pakistan) and PD Parker
TV umpire BT Rennie
Match referee GT Dowling (New Zealand)
Close of play
Fri, 8 Dec - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 251
Sat, 9 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 358/2 (MJ Slater 189*, ME Waugh 36*, 90 ov)
Sun, 10 Dec - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 13/0 (RS Mahanama 2*, UC Hathurusingha 7*, 4 ov)
Mon, 11 Dec - day 4 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 330 (93.4 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Warne claims his 200th wicket with the wicket of Vaas.
  • Tillekaratne's highest test score.
  • Attendance: 4119 (Total: 28885)
 
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Series Results
Australia v Sri Lanka at Adelaide - Jan 25-29, 1996
Australia won by 148 runs
Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne - Dec 26-30, 1995
Australia won by 10 wickets
Australia v Sri Lanka at Perth - Dec 8-11, 1995
Australia won by an innings and 36 runs
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Photos

Dec 10, 1995

Ricky Ponting lofts one during his innings of 96, Australia v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Perth, 3rd day, December 10, 1995

Ricky Ponting lofts one during his innings of 96

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Dec 10, 1995

Umpire Peter Parker and Arjuna Ranatunga discuss the state of the ball, Australia v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Perth, 3rd day, December 10, 1995

Umpire Peter Parker and Arjuna Ranatunga discuss the state of the ball

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