England in Sri Lanka Test Series - 3rd Test

Sri Lanka v England

England won by 4 wickets

Sri Lanka 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MS Atapattu b Caddick 0 8 9 0 0 0.00
ST Jayasuriya* c White b Croft 45 164 110 7 0 40.90
KC Sangakkara c Vaughan b Gough 45 114 93 8 0 48.38
PA de Silva c Vaughan b Giles 38 174 136 2 0 27.94
DPMD Jayawardene c †Stewart b Croft 71 188 152 8 1 46.71
RP Arnold lbw b Giles 0 16 13 0 0 0.00
TM Dilshan lbw b Croft 5 26 24 1 0 20.83
WPUJC Vaas not out 19 38 49 3 0 38.77
CRD Fernando c Trescothick b Croft 2 13 12 0 0 16.66
D Hettiarachchi b Gough 0 23 12 0 0 0.00
M Muralitharan b Caddick 1 4 3 0 0 33.33
Extras (b 4, lb 4, w 1, nb 6) 15
Total (all out; 101.1 overs; 380 mins) 241 (2.38 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-2 (Atapattu, 1.5 ov), 2-88 (Sangakkara, 28.5 ov), 3-108 (Jayasuriya, 39.3 ov), 4-205 (de Silva, 76.4 ov), 5-209 (Arnold, 80.3 ov), 6-216 (Dilshan, 87.1 ov), 7-219 (Jayawardene, 89.5 ov), 8-225 (Fernando, 93.6 ov), 9-240 (Hettiarachchi, 100.3 ov), 10-241 (Muralitharan, 101.1 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
D Gough 14 5 33 2 2.35 (1w)
AR Caddick 11.1 1 40 2 3.58 (4nb)
C White 10 1 45 0 4.50 (2nb)
AF Giles 34 13 59 2 1.73
RDB Croft 32 9 56 4 1.75
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Atherton lbw b Vaas 21 76 60 3 0 35.00
ME Trescothick c Arnold b Hettiarachchi 23 101 59 4 0 38.98
N Hussain* c Jayasuriya b Hettiarachchi 8 37 29 1 0 27.58
GP Thorpe not out 113 330 267 11 0 42.32
AJ Stewart b Muralitharan 3 37 28 0 0 10.71
MP Vaughan c †Sangakkara b Vaas 26 162 134 2 0 19.40
C White c †Sangakkara b Vaas 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
AF Giles c Jayawardene b Vaas 0 19 10 0 0 0.00
RDB Croft run out (Atapattu) 16 49 41 2 0 39.02
AR Caddick c Jayasuriya b Vaas 0 19 15 0 0 0.00
D Gough c Jayawardene b Vaas 14 22 21 3 0 66.66
Extras (b 10, lb 9, nb 6) 25
Total (all out; 109.5 overs; 432 mins) 249 (2.26 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-45 (Atherton, 18.3 ov), 2-55 (Trescothick, 23.1 ov), 3-66 (Hussain, 25.2 ov), 4-91 (Stewart, 34.6 ov), 5-177 (Vaughan, 79.4 ov), 6-177 (White, 79.5 ov), 7-181 (Giles, 85.1 ov), 8-209 (Croft, 98.1 ov), 9-223 (Caddick, 103.4 ov), 10-249 (Gough, 109.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
WPUJC Vaas 27.5 6 73 6 2.62 (2nb)
CRD Fernando 5 0 26 0 5.20
PA de Silva 3 1 2 0 0.66 (1nb)
M Muralitharan 41 9 73 1 1.78 (3nb)
D Hettiarachchi 24 6 36 2 1.50
ST Jayasuriya 9 1 20 0 2.22
Sri Lanka 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MS Atapattu c Croft b Gough 0 20 17 0 0 0.00
ST Jayasuriya* lbw b Gough 23 33 16 4 0 143.75
KC Sangakkara c †Stewart b Caddick 0 5 5 0 0 0.00
PA de Silva c Thorpe b Caddick 23 50 32 4 0 71.87
DPMD Jayawardene lbw b Giles 11 60 33 1 0 33.33
RP Arnold c Hussain b Croft 0 8 5 0 0 0.00
TM Dilshan b Giles 10 27 16 0 0 62.50
WPUJC Vaas c Atherton b Giles 6 10 9 0 0 66.66
CRD Fernando c Giles b Gough 5 21 22 1 0 22.72
D Hettiarachchi not out 0 16 13 0 0 0.00
M Muralitharan lbw b Giles 1 5 3 0 0 33.33
Extras (nb 2) 2
Total (all out; 28.1 overs; 131 mins) 81 (2.87 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-21 (Atapattu, 4.5 ov), 2-24 (Sangakkara, 5.5 ov), 3-24 (Jayasuriya, 6.2 ov), 4-57 (de Silva, 15.6 ov), 5-59 (Arnold, 17.3 ov), 6-59 (Jayawardene, 18.1 ov), 7-69 (Vaas, 20.3 ov), 8-76 (Dilshan, 24.1 ov), 9-80 (Fernando, 27.2 ov), 10-81 (Muralitharan, 28.1 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
D Gough 6 1 23 3 3.83 (2nb)
AR Caddick 8 2 29 2 3.62
AF Giles 9.1 4 11 4 1.20
RDB Croft 5 0 18 1 3.60
England 2nd innings (target: 74 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Atherton c & b Fernando 13 26 25 2 0 52.00
ME Trescothick c †Sangakkara b Jayasuriya 10 34 23 1 0 43.47
MP Vaughan b Muralitharan 8 29 21 1 0 38.09
GP Thorpe not out 32 65 49 2 0 65.30
AJ Stewart c Dilshan b Jayasuriya 0 4 5 0 0 0.00
C White c Jayawardene b Jayasuriya 8 20 11 1 0 72.72
N Hussain* c Arnold b Jayasuriya 0 10 8 0 0 0.00
AF Giles not out 1 7 6 0 0 16.66
Extras (lb 1, nb 1) 2
Total (6 wickets; 24.3 overs; 100 mins) 74 (3.02 runs per over)
Did not bat RDB Croft, AR Caddick, D Gough
Fall of wickets 1-23 (Atherton, 7.2 ov), 2-24 (Trescothick, 8.4 ov), 3-42 (Vaughan, 13.4 ov), 4-43 (Stewart, 14.4 ov), 5-63 (White, 20.1 ov), 6-71 (Hussain, 22.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
WPUJC Vaas 3 0 11 0 3.66
D Hettiarachchi 3 1 5 0 1.66
M Muralitharan 8 1 26 1 3.25
CRD Fernando 2 0 7 1 3.50 (1nb)
ST Jayasuriya 8.3 0 24 4 2.82
Match details
Toss Sri Lanka, who chose to bat
Series England won the 3-match series 2-1
Test debut D Hettiarachchi (Sri Lanka)
Player of the match GP Thorpe (England)
Player of the series D Gough (England)
Umpires EAR de Silva and DL Orchard (South Africa)
TV umpire BC Cooray
Match referee Hanumant Singh (India)
Close of play
Thu, 15 Mar - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 221/7 (WPUJC Vaas 2*, CRD Fernando 0*, 91 ov)
Fri, 16 Mar - day 2 - England 1st innings 175/4 (GP Thorpe 71*, MP Vaughan 26*, 78 ov)
Sat, 17 Mar - day 3 - England 2nd innings 74/6 (24.3 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Play start 1/2 hour delayed due to unnatural wicket condition
  • England 200 runs in 92.5 overs 368 mins (Thorpe 85*, Croft 11*)
  • Thorpe 100 runs off 250 balls 301 mins (10x4)
  • Lunch: England 248/9, 109 overs 431 mins (Thorpe 112*, Gough 14*)
  • England all out 249 runs, 109.5 overs, 432 mins
  • Sri Lanka 50 runs in 15.3 overs 75 mins (de Silva 19*, Jayawardene 9*)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka 71/7, 22 overs 107 mins (Dilshan 5*, Fernando 1*)
  • England 50 runs in 17.3 overs (Thorpe 16*, White 2*)
 
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Series Results
Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (SSC) - Mar 15-17, 2001
England won by 4 wickets
Sri Lanka v England at Kandy - Mar 7-11, 2001
England won by 3 wickets
Sri Lanka v England at Galle - Feb 22-26, 2001
Sri Lanka won by an innings and 28 runs
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Sri Lanka vs England 3rd Test match played at Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, March 2001

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Mar 17, 2001

Chaminda Vaas celebrates a wicket, Sri Lanka v England, 3rd Test, Colombo, SSC, March 17, 2001

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