Sri Lanka tour of Australia, 1995/96 / Scorecard

Sri Lanka in Australia Test Series - 3rd Test

Australia v Sri Lanka

Australia won by 148 runs

Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Taylor* c †Kaluwitharana b Vaas 21 73 55 0 1 38.18
MJ Slater c †Kaluwitharana b Vaas 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
DC Boon b Pushpakumara 43 171 115 2 0 37.39
ME Waugh c Pushpakumara b Wickramasinghe 71 199 137 4 0 51.82
SR Waugh b Pushpakumara 170 421 316 13 0 53.79
RT Ponting c †Kaluwitharana b Vaas 6 31 27 0 0 22.22
IA Healy c Pushpakumara b Dharmasena 70 161 119 8 0 58.82
PR Reiffel c Gurusinha b Wickramasinghe 56 163 124 7 0 45.16
SK Warne c Pushpakumara b Wickramasinghe 33 63 39 5 0 84.61
CJ McDermott not out 15 27 16 1 0 93.75
Extras (b 5, lb 9, w 1, nb 2) 17
Total (9 wickets dec; 157.3 overs; 656 mins) 502 (3.18 runs per over)
Did not bat GD McGrath
Fall of wickets 1-1 (Slater), 2-36 (Taylor), 3-96 (Boon), 4-181 (ME Waugh), 5-196 (Ponting), 6-326 (Healy), 7-443 (SR Waugh), 8-467 (Reiffel), 9-502 (Warne)
Bowling O M R W Econ
WPUJC Vaas 42 11 106 3 2.52
KR Pushpakumara 34 4 126 2 3.70 (1nb)
GP Wickramasinghe 39.3 7 120 3 3.03 (1nb, 1w)
UC Hathurusingha 4 0 15 0 3.75
HDPK Dharmasena 25 3 80 1 3.20
ST Jayasuriya 13 2 41 0 3.15
Sri Lanka 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
UC Hathurusingha c ME Waugh b Reiffel 28 86 63 4 0 44.44
ST Jayasuriya c †Healy b Reiffel 48 82 57 7 1 84.21
AP Gurusinha c Reiffel b McGrath 17 66 44 1 0 38.63
S Ranatunga c SR Waugh b McDermott 60 203 148 3 0 40.54
RS Kaluwitharana lbw b Reiffel 31 44 35 4 1 88.57
HP Tillakaratne c †Healy b McGrath 65 207 155 3 0 41.93
PA de Silva* c Taylor b McGrath 19 62 45 1 0 42.22
HDPK Dharmasena c †Healy b McGrath 0 3 3 0 0 0.00
WPUJC Vaas c ME Waugh b Reiffel 8 12 7 1 0 114.28
GP Wickramasinghe b Reiffel 10 43 28 0 0 35.71
KR Pushpakumara not out 2 11 7 0 0 28.57
Extras (b 8, lb 13, w 1, nb 7) 29
Total (all out; 97.1 overs; 414 mins) 317 (3.26 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-86 (Jayasuriya), 2-89 (Hathurusingha), 3-129 (Gurusinha), 4-171 (Kaluwitharana), 5-237 (Ranatunga), 6-290 (de Silva), 7-290 (Dharmasena), 8-299 (Vaas), 9-309 (Tillakaratne), 10-317 (Wickramasinghe)
Bowling O M R W Econ
CJ McDermott 20 5 81 1 4.05 (2nb)
GD McGrath 27 4 91 4 3.37
SK Warne 26 4 74 0 2.84
PR Reiffel 19.1 4 39 5 2.03 (5nb)
ME Waugh 5 2 11 0 2.20
Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MJ Slater b Wickramasinghe 15 60 34 1 0 44.11
MA Taylor* b Pushpakumara 10 39 31 1 0 32.25
DC Boon c †Kaluwitharana b Vaas 35 92 66 5 0 53.03
ME Waugh c Tillakaratne b Vaas 12 61 44 0 0 27.27
SR Waugh not out 61 181 129 5 0 47.28
RT Ponting c †Kaluwitharana b Vaas 20 64 61 2 0 32.78
IA Healy c Hathurusingha b Pushpakumara 43 80 63 2 0 68.25
PR Reiffel not out 14 25 15 2 0 93.33
Extras (b 1, lb 1, nb 3) 5
Total (6 wickets dec; 73 overs; 304 mins) 215 (2.94 runs per over)
Did not bat SK Warne, CJ McDermott, GD McGrath
Fall of wickets 1-22 (Taylor), 2-36 (Slater), 3-70 (ME Waugh), 4-75 (Boon), 5-122 (Ponting), 6-186 (Healy)
Bowling O M R W Econ
WPUJC Vaas 21 6 44 3 2.09
KR Pushpakumara 17 2 63 2 3.70
GP Wickramasinghe 13 1 39 1 3.00 (2nb)
HDPK Dharmasena 22 1 67 0 3.04 (1nb)
Sri Lanka 2nd innings (target: 401 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
ST Jayasuriya c †Healy b SR Waugh 112 272 188 14 2 59.57
UC Hathurusingha c †Healy b McGrath 14 61 46 2 0 30.43
AP Gurusinha b Reiffel 2 28 28 0 0 7.14
S Ranatunga c †Healy b SR Waugh 65 246 197 6 0 32.99
RS Kaluwitharana b SR Waugh 0 7 2 0 0 0.00
HP Tillakaratne c †Healy b McGrath 3 17 16 0 0 18.75
PA de Silva* c Taylor b ME Waugh 3 30 26 0 0 11.53
HDPK Dharmasena c Taylor b SR Waugh 2 21 16 0 0 12.50
WPUJC Vaas c †Healy b McGrath 26 46 32 5 0 81.25
GP Wickramasinghe b Warne 6 12 17 0 0 35.29
KR Pushpakumara not out 3 20 20 0 0 15.00
Extras (b 1, lb 6, nb 9) 16
Total (all out; 96.2 overs) 252 (2.61 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-51 (Hathurusingha), 2-70 (Gurusinha), 3-195 (Jayasuriya), 4-195 (Kaluwitharana), 5-199 (Tillakaratne), 6-208 (de Silva), 7-216 (Ranatunga), 8-225 (Dharmasena), 9-232 (Wickramasinghe), 10-252 (Vaas)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GD McGrath 22.2 6 48 3 2.14
PR Reiffel 15 0 60 1 4.00 (8nb)
SR Waugh 19 8 34 4 1.78 (1nb)
SK Warne 27 11 68 1 2.51
ME Waugh 4 1 15 1 3.75
CJ McDermott 9 3 20 0 2.22
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series Australia won the 3-match series 3-0
Player of the match SR Waugh (Australia)
Player of the series SR Waugh (Australia)
Umpires LH Barker (West Indies) and SG Randell
TV umpire DJ Harper
Match referee GT Dowling (New Zealand)
Close of play
Thu, 25 Jan - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 239/5 (SR Waugh 70*, IA Healy 21*, 86 ov)
Fri, 26 Jan - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 80/0 (UC Hathurusingha 24*, ST Jayasuriya 47*, 16 ov)
Sat, 27 Jan - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 16/0 (MJ Slater 7*, MA Taylor 9*, 6 ov)
Sun, 28 Jan - day 4 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 69/1 (ST Jayasuriya 50*, AP Gurusinha 2*, 21 ov)
Mon, 29 Jan - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 252 (96.2 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Lunch 136/2 (Jayasuriya 74*, Ranatunga 34*)
  • Tea was taken upon de Silva's dismissal.
  • Tea 208/6 (Ranatunga 61*)
  • Aggregate Crowd: 63478
  • B&H International Cricketer of the Year: SR Waugh (awarded to the best player in the Australian international season)
 
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