Sri Lanka tour of South Africa, 1997/98 / Scorecard

Sri Lanka in South Africa Test Series - 1st Test

South Africa v Sri Lanka

South Africa won by 70 runs

South Africa 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
AM Bacher c Mahanama b Wickramasinghe 6 35 30 0 0 20.00
G Kirsten lbw b Vaas 62 203 136 9 0 45.58
HD Ackerman c & b Muralitharan 23 72 54 1 0 42.59
DJ Cullinan b Wickramasinghe 113 222 159 13 1 71.06
WJ Cronje* c Mahanama b Vaas 49 92 90 6 1 54.44
JH Kallis c Ranatunga b Muralitharan 3 20 13 0 0 23.07
SM Pollock lbw b Wickramasinghe 92 198 138 8 1 66.66
MV Boucher run out (Mahanama) 33 126 94 2 0 35.10
AA Donald b Muralitharan 12 37 36 1 0 33.33
PR Adams st †Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan 2 14 6 0 0 33.33
M Ntini not out 3 5 7 0 0 42.85
Extras (lb 8, nb 12) 20
Total (all out; 124.4 overs) 418 (3.35 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-19 (Bacher, 6.6 ov), 2-60 (Ackerman, 23.4 ov), 3-155 (Kirsten, 46.6 ov), 4-251 (Cronje, 70.6 ov), 5-260 (Kallis, 75.5 ov), 6-272 (Cullinan, 78.6 ov), 7-367 (Boucher, 109.2 ov), 8-402 (Donald, 119.6 ov), 9-414 (Adams, 123.1 ov), 10-418 (Pollock, 124.4 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
WPUJC Vaas 21 2 75 2 3.57 (8nb)
KR Pushpakumara 20 3 81 0 4.05 (4nb)
GP Wickramasinghe 28.4 7 75 3 2.61 (3nb)
M Muralitharan 45 8 135 4 3.00
ST Jayasuriya 6 1 29 0 4.83
PA de Silva 4 0 15 0 3.75
Sri Lanka 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
ST Jayasuriya c †Boucher b Donald 17 19 15 3 0 113.33
MS Atapattu c Cullinan b Adams 60 194 129 7 0 46.51
RS Mahanama c †Boucher b Donald 9 21 20 2 0 45.00
PA de Silva c †Boucher b Ntini 77 117 98 13 0 78.57
A Ranatunga* c Ackerman b Adams 20 27 26 3 0 76.92
HP Tillakaratne c †Boucher b Pollock 22 99 73 2 0 30.13
RS Kaluwitharana lbw b Pollock 13 54 41 2 0 31.70
WPUJC Vaas c †Boucher b Pollock 30 84 60 6 0 50.00
GP Wickramasinghe c sub (L Klusener) b Pollock 11 28 19 0 0 57.89
M Muralitharan not out 15 37 22 3 0 68.18
KR Pushpakumara c †Boucher b Donald 4 19 17 1 0 23.52
Extras (b 8, lb 7, w 1, nb 12) 28
Total (all out; 84.3 overs) 306 (3.62 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-20 (Jayasuriya, 4.5 ov), 2-36 (Mahanama, 8.5 ov), 3-165 (de Silva, 38.5 ov), 4-194 (Ranatunga, 45.6 ov), 5-195 (Atapattu, 47.1 ov), 6-219 (Kaluwitharana, 61.4 ov), 7-241 (Tillakaratne, 69.6 ov), 8-270 (Wickramasinghe, 75.5 ov), 9-300 (Vaas, 79.4 ov), 10-306 (Pushpakumara, 84.3 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AA Donald 21.3 7 66 3 3.06
SM Pollock 26 5 83 4 3.19 (8nb)
M Ntini 10 1 57 1 5.70 (5nb)
JH Kallis 7 1 23 0 3.28 (1w)
PR Adams 20 2 62 2 3.10
South Africa 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
G Kirsten c Mahanama b Vaas 15 41 28 2 0 53.57
AM Bacher c †Kaluwitharana b Vaas 0 11 2 0 0 0.00
JH Kallis st †Kaluwitharana b Jayasuriya 49 177 140 5 1 35.00
DJ Cullinan c Tillakaratne b Muralitharan 68 174 123 7 1 55.28
WJ Cronje* c Muralitharan b Jayasuriya 74 197 147 4 3 50.34
MV Boucher c Jayasuriya b Muralitharan 10 28 32 1 0 31.25
HD Ackerman lbw b Muralitharan 8 54 54 0 0 14.81
SM Pollock st †Kaluwitharana b Jayasuriya 6 43 38 0 0 15.78
AA Donald c Pushpakumara b Jayasuriya 18 62 50 2 0 36.00
PR Adams c †Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan 3 22 6 0 0 50.00
M Ntini not out 0 6 3 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 4, lb 3, w 1, nb 5) 13
Total (all out; 103 overs) 264 (2.56 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-5 (Bacher, 2.2 ov), 2-18 (Kirsten, 8.1 ov), 3-134 (Kallis, 44.3 ov), 4-146 (Cullinan, 53.2 ov), 5-166 (Boucher, 61.5 ov), 6-188 (Ackerman, 75.4 ov), 7-219 (Pollock, 86.5 ov), 8-256 (Cronje, 98.4 ov), 9-260 (Adams, 101.3 ov), 10-264 (Donald, 102.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
WPUJC Vaas 11 3 41 2 3.72 (3nb)
KR Pushpakumara 8 0 24 0 3.00 (1nb, 1w)
GP Wickramasinghe 8 1 24 0 3.00 (1nb)
M Muralitharan 41 10 108 4 2.63
PA de Silva 1 1 0 0 0.00
ST Jayasuriya 33 7 53 4 1.60
MS Atapattu 1 0 7 0 7.00
Sri Lanka 2nd innings (target: 377 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
ST Jayasuriya lbw b Donald 0 10 7 0 0 0.00
MS Atapattu c & b Adams 71 243 200 9 0 35.50
RS Mahanama c Kallis b Pollock 11 39 29 1 0 37.93
PA de Silva c Kallis b Adams 37 82 62 6 0 59.67
A Ranatunga* c Kirsten b Kallis 43 120 93 6 0 46.23
HP Tillakaratne lbw b Donald 13 74 56 2 0 23.21
RS Kaluwitharana b Pollock 45 72 61 8 0 73.77
WPUJC Vaas c †Boucher b Donald 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
GP Wickramasinghe b Ntini 51 62 45 8 1 113.33
M Muralitharan run out (Cullinan) 10 33 14 2 0 71.42
KR Pushpakumara not out 9 21 15 2 0 60.00
Extras (b 5, lb 3, nb 8) 16
Total (all out; 95.3 overs) 306 (3.20 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-3 (Jayasuriya, 2.1 ov), 2-27 (Mahanama, 11.6 ov), 3-98 (de Silva, 33.4 ov), 4-171 (Atapattu, 62.3 ov), 5-175 (Ranatunga, 65.1 ov), 6-234 (Tillakaratne, 82.2 ov), 7-234 (Vaas, 82.3 ov), 8-239 (Kaluwitharana, 83.3 ov), 9-287 (Muralitharan, 90.4 ov), 10-306 (Wickramasinghe, 95.3 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AA Donald 20 4 64 3 3.20
SM Pollock 23 3 77 2 3.34 (9nb)
JH Kallis 15 5 45 1 3.00 (1nb)
M Ntini 5.3 0 17 1 3.09
PR Adams 27 3 90 2 3.33
WJ Cronje 5 3 5 0 1.00
Match details
Toss South Africa, who chose to bat
Series South Africa led the 2-match series 1-0
Test debut M Ntini (South Africa)
Player of the match SM Pollock (South Africa)
Umpires RS Dunne (New Zealand) and DL Orchard
TV umpire RE Koertzen
Match referee JR Reid (New Zealand)
Close of play
Thu, 19 Mar - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 298/6 (SM Pollock 15*, MV Boucher 12*, 90 ov)
Fri, 20 Mar - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 212/5 (HP Tillakaratne 2*, RS Kaluwitharana 13*, 53 ov)
Sat, 21 Mar - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 155/4 (WJ Cronje 11*, MV Boucher 6*, 56 ov)
Sun, 22 Mar - day 4 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 120/3 (MS Atapattu 50*, A Ranatunga 14*, 43 ov)
Mon, 23 Mar - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 306 (95.3 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka 209/5 (Tillakaratne 9, Kaluwitharana 25, 75 overs)
  • The 9th wicket partnership of 48 by Wickramasinge and Muralitharan was a new record for Sri Lanka against South Africa.
  • The 10th wicket partnership of 18 by Wickramasinghe and Pushpakumara was a new record for Sri Lanka against South Africa.
  • Wickramasinghe scored his maiden Test 50 - previous highest score 43 vs New Zealand at Dunedin, 1996/97
  • This was the 6th time in Test history that a team has been dismissed for the same total in both innings, and the highest score of those 6 occurrances.
  • Total attendance : 46313
 
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Mar 23, 1998

Daryll Cullinan batting, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 1st Test at Newlands, Cape Town, March 18-23 1998.

Daryll Cullinan, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, 1997/98

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Mar 23, 1998

Jacques Kallis batting, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 1st Test at Newlands, Cape Town, March 18-23 1998.

Jacques Kallis, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, 1997/98

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