Sri Lanka tour of England, Only Test: England v Sri Lanka at Lord's, Aug 22-27, 1991
Played at Lord's, London
22,23,24,26,27 August 1991 (5-day match)
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GA Gooch* c & b Ramanayake 38 88 70 4 0 54.28
H Morris lbw b Ratnayake 42 162 97 7 0 43.29
AJ Stewart not out 113 308 240 14 0 47.08
RA Smith c †Tillakaratne b Ratnayake 4 8 8 1 0 50.00
MR Ramprakash c Mahanama b Hathurusingha 0 5 5 0 0 0.00
IT Botham c Mahanama b Ramanayake 22 43 33 4 0 66.66
CC Lewis c de Silva b Anurasiri 11 36 25 1 1 44.00
RC Russell b Anurasiri 17 68 50 2 0 34.00
PAJ DeFreitas b Ratnayake 1 33 33 0 0 3.03
DV Lawrence c & b Ratnayake 3 25 19 0 0 15.78
PCR Tufnell lbw b Ratnayake 0 7 4 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 9, lb 8, nb 14) 31
  Total (all out; 95 overs) 282 (2.96 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RJ Ratnayake 27 4 69 5 2.55
  CPH Ramanayake 24 5 75 2 3.12
  KIW Wijegunawardene 10 1 36 0 3.60
  UC Hathurusingha 17 6 40 1 2.35
  SD Anurasiri 17 4 45 2 2.64
  Sri Lanka 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
DSBP Kuruppu b DeFreitas 5 13 11 1 0 45.45
UC Hathurusingha c Tufnell b DeFreitas 66 284 201 7 0 32.83
AP Gurusinha lbw b DeFreitas 4 15 8 1 0 50.00
PA de Silva* c Lewis b DeFreitas 42 37 32 7 0 131.25
RS Mahanama c †Russell b Botham 2 12 11 0 0 18.18
ST Jayasuriya c Smith b DeFreitas 11 13 7 2 0 157.14
HP Tillakaratne c Morris b Lawrence 20 75 52 3 0 38.46
RJ Ratnayake b DeFreitas 52 72 55 7 0 94.54
CPH Ramanayake lbw b DeFreitas 0 5 3 0 0 0.00
KIW Wijegunawardene not out 6 39 27 0 0 22.22
SD Anurasiri b Lawrence 1 11 4 0 0 25.00
Extras (lb 15) 15
  Total (all out; 68.1 overs) 224 (3.28 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  PAJ DeFreitas 26 8 70 7 2.69
  DV Lawrence 15.1 3 61 2 4.02
  CC Lewis 10 5 29 0 2.90
  IT Botham 10 3 26 1 2.60
  PCR Tufnell 7 2 23 0 3.28
  England 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GA Gooch* b Anurasiri 174 329 252 19 0 69.04
H Morris c Mahanama b Anurasiri 23 105 71 1 0 32.39
AJ Stewart c de Silva b Anurasiri 43 138 100 4 0 43.00
RA Smith not out 63 111 90 5 0 70.00
RC Russell not out 12 26 11 1 0 109.09
Extras (b 15, lb 23, w 1, nb 10) 49
  Total (3 wickets dec; 85.1 overs) 364 (4.27 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  CPH Ramanayake 20 2 86 0 4.30
  RJ Ratnayake 26 4 91 0 3.50
  KIW Wijegunawardene 2 0 13 0 6.50
  ST Jayasuriya 1 0 1 0 1.00
  SD Anurasiri 36.1 8 135 3 3.73
  Sri Lanka 2nd innings (target: 423 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
DSBP Kuruppu lbw b Lewis 21 104 76 3 0 27.63
UC Hathurusingha c Morris b Tufnell 25 111 77 2 0 32.46
AP Gurusinha b Tufnell 34 101 74 6 0 45.94
PA de Silva* c †Russell b Lawrence 18 115 91 1 0 19.78
RS Mahanama c Botham b Tufnell 15 67 49 1 0 30.61
ST Jayasuriya c †Russell b Lewis 66 114 70 8 0 94.28
HP Tillakaratne b Tufnell 16 63 60 0 0 26.66
RJ Ratnayake c sub b Lawrence 17 34 34 3 0 50.00
CPH Ramanayake not out 34 89 57 3 0 59.64
KIW Wijegunawardene c Botham b DeFreitas 4 13 8 1 0 50.00
SD Anurasiri lbw b Tufnell 16 41 29 2 0 55.17
Extras (b 1, lb 16, nb 2) 19
  Total (all out; 103.3 overs) 285 (2.75 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  PAJ DeFreitas 22 8 45 1 2.04
  DV Lawrence 23 7 83 2 3.60
  CC Lewis 18 4 31 2 1.72
  IT Botham 6 2 15 0 2.50
  PCR Tufnell 34.3 14 94 5 2.72

Match details


Toss - England, who chose to bat
Series - England won the one-off match
Test debut - KIW Wijegunawardene (Sri Lanka)
Players of the match - RJ Ratnayake (Sri Lanka) and AJ Stewart (England)
Umpires - HD Bird and JH Hampshire
Close of play
  • Thu, 22 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 229/6 (AJ Stewart 76*, RC Russell 11*)
  • Fri, 23 Aug - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 75/2 (UC Hathurusingha 19*, PA de Silva 42*)
  • Sat, 24 Aug - day 3 - England 2nd innings 100/1 (GA Gooch 60*, AJ Stewart 7*)
  • Sun, 25 Aug - rest day
  • Mon, 26 Aug - day 4 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 79/2 (AP Gurusinha 16*, PA de Silva 7*)
  • Tue, 27 Aug - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 285 (103.3 ov) - end of match
 
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