Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand, 1996/97 / Scorecard

Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series - 1st Test

New Zealand v Sri Lanka

New Zealand won by an innings and 36 runs

New Zealand 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
BA Young not out 267 605 422 37 0 63.27
BA Pocock c Mahanama b Vaas 18 85 64 0 0 28.12
MJ Horne c Mahanama b Ranatunga 66 143 108 8 1 61.11
SP Fleming* c Zoysa b Wickramasinghe 51 69 59 8 0 86.44
NJ Astle b Vaas 27 54 48 5 0 56.25
DL Vettori c Mahanama b Vaas 1 14 13 0 0 7.69
CL Cairns c Mahanama b Zoysa 70 141 123 9 1 56.91
AC Parore c Wickramasinghe b Vaas 19 45 28 3 0 67.85
DN Patel not out 30 47 42 1 1 71.42
Extras (lb 14, w 2, nb 21) 37
Total (7 wickets dec; 146 overs) 586 (4.01 runs per over)
Did not bat HT Davis, SB Doull
Fall of wickets 1-55 (Pocock), 2-195 (Horne), 3-271 (Fleming), 4-337 (Astle), 5-343 (Vettori), 6-466 (Cairns), 7-512 (Parore)
Bowling O M R W Econ
WPUJC Vaas 35 6 144 4 4.11 (5nb, 1w)
DNT Zoysa 40 6 112 1 2.80 (8nb)
GP Wickramasinghe 25 4 117 1 4.68 (5nb)
M Muralitharan 33 6 136 0 4.12
A Ranatunga 5 0 29 1 5.80
ST Jayasuriya 8 0 34 0 4.25 (2nb)
Sri Lanka 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
ST Jayasuriya b Doull 0 12 7 0 0 0.00
RS Mahanama lbw b Doull 26 102 75 2 0 34.66
MS Atapattu lbw b Doull 25 82 66 3 0 37.87
PA de Silva c Patel b Davis 3 4 4 0 0 75.00
A Ranatunga* c Young b Doull 14 48 40 1 0 35.00
HP Tillakaratne not out 55 246 160 8 0 34.37
RS Kaluwitharana c Fleming b Patel 43 81 50 5 0 86.00
WPUJC Vaas c Horne b Patel 2 18 17 0 0 11.76
GP Wickramasinghe c †Parore b Davis 43 77 76 6 0 56.57
DNT Zoysa c Young b Davis 0 11 7 0 0 0.00
M Muralitharan c Cairns b Doull 0 13 10 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 10, w 1) 11
Total (all out; 85.2 overs) 222 (2.60 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-4 (Jayasuriya), 2-55 (Atapattu), 3-58 (Mahanama), 4-58 (de Silva), 5-79 (Ranatunga), 6-135 (Kaluwitharana), 7-141 (Vaas), 8-214 (Wickramasinghe), 9-215 (Zoysa), 10-222 (Muralitharan)
Bowling O M R W Econ
SB Doull 21.2 5 58 5 2.71 (1w)
HT Davis 19 6 34 3 1.78
MJ Horne 6 5 4 0 0.66
NJ Astle 3 0 11 0 3.66
DN Patel 22 4 67 2 3.04
DL Vettori 14 5 38 0 2.71
Sri Lanka 2nd innings (following on) R M B 4s 6s SR
ST Jayasuriya c †Parore b Doull 50 111 68 6 0 73.52
RS Mahanama b Doull 21 65 46 3 0 45.65
MS Atapattu b Patel 22 88 57 2 0 38.59
PA de Silva lbw b Astle 0 20 14 0 0 0.00
A Ranatunga* c Horne b Vettori 13 58 45 1 0 28.88
HP Tillakaratne run out (sub [CZ Harris]) 8 61 55 0 0 14.54
RS Kaluwitharana c & b Vettori 103 134 103 13 2 100.00
WPUJC Vaas c & b Davis 57 130 97 7 1 58.76
GP Wickramasinghe c Doull b Astle 0 5 8 0 0 0.00
DNT Zoysa not out 16 33 16 3 0 100.00
M Muralitharan c & b Doull 26 18 14 4 1 185.71
Extras (lb 9, nb 3) 12
Total (all out; 86.3 overs) 328 (3.79 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-49 (Mahanama), 2-82 (Jayasuriya), 3-85 (de Silva), 4-99 (Atapattu), 5-115 (Ranatunga), 6-133 (Tillakaratne), 7-270 (Kaluwitharana), 8-271 (Wickramasinghe), 9-285 (Vaas), 10-328 (Muralitharan)
Bowling O M R W Econ
SB Doull 20.3 5 82 3 4.00
HT Davis 22 2 79 1 3.59 (2nb)
MJ Horne 4 2 18 0 4.50
NJ Astle 15 3 51 2 3.40 (1nb)
DN Patel 10 3 36 1 3.60
DL Vettori 15 3 53 2 3.53
Match details
Toss Sri Lanka, who chose to field
Series New Zealand led the 2-match series 1-0
Test debut DNT Zoysa (Sri Lanka)
Player of the match BA Young (New Zealand)
Umpires CE King and ID Robinson (Zimbabwe)
TV umpire RS Dunne
Match referee PJP Burge (Australia)
Close of play
Fri, 7 Mar - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 343/4 (BA Young 154*, DL Vettori 1*)
Sat, 8 Mar - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 78/4 (A Ranatunga 13*, HP Tillakaratne 7*)
Sun, 9 Mar - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 37/0 (ST Jayasuriya 20*, RS Mahanama 15*)
Mon, 10 Mar - day 4 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 328 (86.3 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Lunch: SL 102/4 (Ranatunga 4*, Tillakaratne 1*)
  • Tea: SL 221/6 (Kaluwitharana 71*, Vaas 28*)
  • RS Kaluwitharana dropped by SB Doull (caught and bowled) with his score on 2 and Sri Lanka at 120/5.
  • RS Kaluwitharana 50 off 46 balls, 68 mins, 8x4, 1x6. 4th Test 50.
  • RS Kaluwitharana 100 off 98 balls, 130 mins, 15x4, 2x6. 2nd Test 100.
  • WPUJC Vaas 50 off 94 balls, 128 mins, 6x4, 1x6.
  • Record 7th wicket partnership for Sri Lanka v New Zealand set by RS Kaluwitharana and WPUCJ Vaas of 138 (previous best: 89 by CI Dunusinghe and WPUCJ Vaas at Napier in 1994-95).
  • M Muralitharan 26 is his highest Test score (previous best: 20* v Pakistan at PSS, Colombo in 1994-95).
  • BA Young was on the field for every ball of the match.
  • New Zealand's 1st win at home since 1993-94 v Pakistan at Christchurch (NZ won by 5 wickets, BA Young also scoring 120).
  • New Zealand's 35th Test win and 5th against Sri Lanka in 14 Tests between the 2 countries (NZ's best record against any country on winning percentage of Tests played). It is the 7th innings victory in Tests by New Zealand and 3rd against Sri Lanka.
 
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