Sri Lanka in Australia Test Series - 2nd Test

Australia v Sri Lanka

Australia won by 10 wickets

Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MJ Slater c Wickramasinghe b Vaas 62 196 132 8 0 46.96
MA Taylor* b Wickramasinghe 7 30 28 1 0 25.00
DC Boon c Muralitharan b Wickramasinghe 110 408 312 11 0 35.25
ME Waugh b Muralitharan 61 139 100 6 0 61.00
SR Waugh not out 131 329 252 11 0 51.98
RT Ponting c Gurusinha b Silva 71 125 94 9 1 75.53
IA Healy c Muralitharan b de Silva 41 86 70 3 0 58.57
PR Reiffel not out 4 13 13 0 0 30.76
Extras (lb 8, w 2, nb 3) 13
Total (6 wickets dec; 165 overs; 666 mins) 500 (3.03 runs per over)
Did not bat SK Warne, CJ McDermott, GD McGrath
Fall of wickets 1-14 (Taylor), 2-116 (Slater), 3-219 (ME Waugh), 4-280 (Boon), 5-395 (Ponting), 6-488 (Healy)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GP Wickramasinghe 30.2 9 77 2 2.53 (1nb, 2w)
WPUJC Vaas 40.4 11 93 1 2.28 (1nb)
UC Hathurusingha 9 0 23 0 2.55
AP Gurusinha 2 0 8 0 4.00
M Muralitharan 38 7 124 1 3.26 (1nb)
KJ Silva 35 5 120 1 3.42
PA de Silva 10 0 47 1 4.70
Sri Lanka 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
RS Mahanama c Taylor b McGrath 3 14 15 0 0 20.00
UC Hathurusingha lbw b McGrath 23 133 79 1 0 29.11
AP Gurusinha c †Healy b Ponting 27 109 85 1 0 31.76
PA de Silva c Reiffel b McGrath 18 113 84 2 0 21.42
A Ranatunga* c Warne b McDermott 51 141 105 9 0 48.57
HP Tillakaratne c Taylor b Warne 14 74 58 0 0 24.13
RS Kaluwitharana c Boon b McDermott 50 95 59 7 0 84.74
WPUJC Vaas c †Healy b Reiffel 0 7 8 0 0 0.00
GP Wickramasinghe c †Healy b McGrath 10 41 23 2 0 43.47
M Muralitharan c Slater b McGrath 11 21 11 1 0 100.00
KJ Silva not out 6 13 12 1 0 50.00
Extras (b 6, lb 7, nb 7) 20
Total (all out; 88.4 overs; 385 mins) 233 (2.62 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-3 (Mahanama), 2-64 (Gurusinha), 3-68 (Hathurusingha), 4-128 (de Silva), 5-140 (Ranatunga), 6-182 (Tillakaratne), 7-183 (Vaas), 8-213 (Wickramasinghe), 9-221 (Kaluwitharana), 10-233 (Muralitharan)
Bowling O M R W Econ
CJ McDermott 23 8 63 2 2.73 (5nb)
GD McGrath 23.4 9 40 5 1.69
PR Reiffel 20 5 60 1 3.00 (3nb)
RT Ponting 4 2 8 1 2.00
SK Warne 18 5 49 1 2.72
Sri Lanka 2nd innings (following on) R M B 4s 6s SR
RS Mahanama c Warne b Reiffel 3 20 13 0 0 23.07
UC Hathurusingha lbw b Warne 39 131 95 4 0 41.05
AP Gurusinha lbw b Reiffel 143 353 274 15 1 52.18
PA de Silva c †Healy b McDermott 28 101 75 2 0 37.33
RS Kaluwitharana st †Healy b Warne 2 15 7 0 0 28.57
HP Tillakaratne c Ponting b ME Waugh 38 153 106 2 0 35.84
A Ranatunga* not out 11 113 68 0 0 16.17
WPUJC Vaas c Boon b McGrath 6 27 28 1 0 21.42
GP Wickramasinghe st †Healy b Warne 17 46 37 2 0 45.94
M Muralitharan c Taylor b Warne 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
KJ Silva b McGrath 0 7 6 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 7, lb 5, nb 8) 20
Total (all out; 116.5 overs; 488 mins) 307 (2.62 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-11 (Mahanama), 2-97 (Hathurusingha), 3-168 (de Silva), 4-172 (Kaluwitharana), 5-255 (Gurusinha), 6-273 (Tillakaratne), 7-285 (Vaas), 8-306 (Wickramasinghe), 9-306 (Muralitharan), 10-307 (Silva)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GD McGrath 33.5 6 92 2 2.71
CJ McDermott 17 1 54 1 3.17 (4nb)
PR Reiffel 20 7 59 2 2.95 (4nb)
SK Warne 37 10 71 4 1.91
ME Waugh 9 1 19 1 2.11
Australia 2nd innings (target: 41 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Taylor* not out 25 31 23 2 0 108.69
MJ Slater not out 13 31 26 2 0 50.00
Extras (lb 1, nb 2) 3
Total (0 wickets; 7.4 overs; 31 mins) 41 (5.34 runs per over)
Did not bat DC Boon, ME Waugh, SR Waugh, RT Ponting, IA Healy, PR Reiffel, SK Warne, CJ McDermott, GD McGrath
Bowling O M R W Econ
WPUJC Vaas 3 0 25 0 8.33 (2nb)
AP Gurusinha 3 1 6 0 2.00
PA de Silva 1 0 4 0 4.00
HP Tillakaratne 0.4 0 5 0 7.50
Match details
Toss Sri Lanka, who chose to field
Series Australia led the 3-match series 2-0
Test debut KJ Silva (Sri Lanka)
Player of the match GD McGrath (Australia)
Umpires RS Dunne (New Zealand) and DB Hair
TV umpire WP Sheahan
Match referee GT Dowling (New Zealand)
Close of play
Tue, 26 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 234/3 (DC Boon 93*, SR Waugh 2*, 90 ov)
Wed, 27 Dec - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 25/1 (UC Hathurusingha 16*, AP Gurusinha 10*, 13 ov)
Thu, 28 Dec - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 33/1 (UC Hathurusingha 17*, AP Gurusinha 10*, 13 ov)
Fri, 29 Dec - day 4 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 284/6 (A Ranatunga 6*, WPUJC Vaas 5*, 103 ov)
Sat, 30 Dec - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 41/0 (7.4 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • Day 1: Crowd: 55239
  • Muralitharan called for throwing by D Hair, 7 times.
  • Day 2: Crowd: 18292
  • Mark Taylor completes 100 test catches
  • Vaas completed an over after Wickremasinghe left the field injured.
  • Day 3: Crowd: 20847
  • Sri Lanka 200 off 80 overs
  • Kasprowicz fielding for SR Waugh (injured back)
  • Day 4: Crowd: 11010
  • Gurusinha 50 off 86 balls, 5x4
  • Gurusinha 100 off 207 balls in 271 mins, 10x4, 1x6
  • Day 5: Crowd: ~15000 (admitted free of charge) Ric Finlay, Travis.
 
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Series Results
Australia v Sri Lanka at Adelaide - Jan 25-29, 1996
Australia won by 148 runs
Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne - Dec 26-30, 1995
Australia won by 10 wickets
Australia v Sri Lanka at Perth - Dec 8-11, 1995
Australia won by an innings and 36 runs
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Dec 28, 1995

Darrell Hair no-balls Muttiah Muralitharan, Australia v Sri Lanka, Melbourne, December 1995

Darrell Hair no-balls Muttiah Muralitharan

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Dec 26, 1995

Darrell Hair no-balls Muttiah Muralitharan, Australia v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Melbourne, 1st day, December 26, 1995

Darrell Hair no-balls Muttiah Muralitharan

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