Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand, 2nd Test: New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Hamilton, Mar 14-17, 1997
New Zealand won by 120 runs
14,15,16,17 March 1997 (5-day match)
  New Zealand 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
BA Pocock c Tillakaratne b Muralitharan 85 288 239 5 0 35.56
BA Young run out (PA de Silva) 4 44 28 0 0 14.28
MJ Horne b Zoysa 21 102 82 2 0 25.60
SP Fleming* c Mahanama b Zoysa 2 15 14 0 0 14.28
NJ Astle lbw b Zoysa 0 10 12 0 0 0.00
CL Cairns c Ranatunga b Dharmasena 10 62 53 0 0 18.86
AC Parore run out (Mahanama) 25 47 35 4 0 71.42
DN Patel c Dharmasena b Muralitharan 13 36 21 2 0 61.90
DL Vettori b Muralitharan 4 17 12 1 0 33.33
SB Doull c PA de Silva b Vaas 20 47 30 2 0 66.66
HT Davis not out 8 31 34 1 0 23.52
Extras (b 11, lb 9, nb 10) 30
  Total (all out; 90.4 overs) 222 (2.44 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  WPUJC Vaas 12.4 1 32 1 2.52 (3nb)
  DNT Zoysa 18 3 47 3 2.61 (7nb)
  KSC de Silva 15 4 36 0 2.40
  HDPK Dharmasena 22 7 39 1 1.77
  M Muralitharan 22 4 43 3 1.95 (2nb)
  ST Jayasuriya 1 0 5 0 5.00
  Sri Lanka 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
ST Jayasuriya c Astle b Davis 20 46 36 2 0 55.55
RS Mahanama lbw b Vettori 45 136 84 4 0 53.57
HP Tillakaratne c Young b Doull 2 41 28 0 0 7.14
PA de Silva c †Parore b Vettori 1 3 2 0 0 50.00
A Ranatunga* lbw b Davis 4 30 23 0 0 17.39
RS Kaluwitharana c †Parore b Davis 11 26 24 2 0 45.83
HDPK Dharmasena c Fleming b Davis 27 119 86 2 1 31.39
WPUJC Vaas c Pocock b Vettori 28 120 98 4 0 28.57
DNT Zoysa c Doull b Vettori 14 28 16 1 1 87.50
KSC de Silva not out 0 19 12 0 0 0.00
M Muralitharan c †Parore b Davis 5 5 4 1 0 125.00
Extras (lb 9, w 1, nb 3) 13
  Total (all out; 68.2 overs) 170 (2.48 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  SB Doull 13 4 19 1 1.46 (2nb)
  HT Davis 20.2 3 63 5 3.09 (1nb, 1w)
  NJ Astle 3 1 8 0 2.66
  DL Vettori 24 8 46 4 1.91
  DN Patel 8 2 25 0 3.12
  New Zealand 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
BA Young c Ranatunga b Dharmasena 62 167 127 8 1 48.81
BA Pocock c Mahanama b Zoysa 7 22 11 1 0 63.63
MJ Horne st †Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan 16 83 64 1 0 25.00
SP Fleming* b Muralitharan 59 177 117 8 1 50.42
NJ Astle c Mahanama b Vaas 52 191 151 5 2 34.43
CL Cairns c sub (UDU Chandana) b Muralitharan 4 21 17 1 0 23.52
AC Parore run out (Tillakaratne) 2 5 6 0 0 33.33
DN Patel c PA de Silva b Dharmasena 4 14 15 0 0 26.66
DL Vettori b Zoysa 6 36 36 0 0 16.66
SB Doull c Mahanama b Zoysa 25 41 30 3 0 83.33
HT Davis not out 2 36 19 0 0 10.52
Extras (b 9, lb 11, w 7, nb 7) 34
  Total (all out; 97.4 overs) 273 (2.79 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  WPUJC Vaas 15 3 34 1 2.26
  DNT Zoysa 22.4 7 53 3 2.33 (3nb, 7w)
  HDPK Dharmasena 24 5 75 2 3.12
  KSC de Silva 10 2 29 0 2.90
  M Muralitharan 26 7 62 3 2.38 (4nb)
  Sri Lanka 2nd innings (target: 326 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
ST Jayasuriya run out (Doull) 3 7 4 0 0 75.00
RS Mahanama lbw b Doull 65 252 188 6 0 34.57
HP Tillakaratne b Vettori 10 35 26 1 0 38.46
WPUJC Vaas c Patel b Vettori 8 51 36 1 0 22.22
PA de Silva lbw b Doull 5 24 16 0 0 31.25
A Ranatunga* c Doull b Vettori 33 99 70 3 1 47.14
RS Kaluwitharana lbw b Doull 13 23 12 2 0 108.33
HDPK Dharmasena not out 38 69 57 3 1 66.66
DNT Zoysa c †Parore b Vettori 13 31 30 3 0 43.33
KSC de Silva c Young b Davis 0 12 8 0 0 0.00
M Muralitharan c Cairns b Vettori 7 16 11 1 0 63.63
Extras (b 4, lb 5, w 1) 10
  Total (all out; 76.2 overs) 205 (2.68 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  SB Doull 15 4 34 3 2.26
  HT Davis 17 4 35 1 2.05 (1w)
  DL Vettori 29.2 8 84 5 2.86
  DN Patel 12 5 34 0 2.83
  NJ Astle 3 1 9 0 3.00

Match details


Toss - New Zealand, who chose to bat
Series - New Zealand won the 2-match series 2-0
Test debut - KSC de Silva (Sri Lanka)
Player of the match - DL Vettori (New Zealand)
Umpires - DB Cowie and Mahboob Shah (Pakistan)
TV umpire - BF Bowden
Match referee - PJP Burge (Australia)
Close of play
  • Fri, 14 Mar - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 222
  • Sat, 15 Mar - day 2 - New Zealand 2nd innings 53/1 (BA Young 22*, MJ Horne 14*)
  • Sun, 16 Mar - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 20/2 (RS Mahanama 6*, WPUJC Vaas 0*)
  • Mon, 17 Mar - day 4 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 205 (76.2 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


Day 3
Day 2
Day 1
    • Lunch: NZ 67/1 (Pocock 37*, Horne 16*)
    • Tea: NZ 133/5 (Pocock 73*, Parore 4*)
    • BA Pocock 50 off 124 balls, 3x4. 3rd Test 50.
    • BA Pocock's 85 is his highest score in Tests (previous best: 70 v England at Auckland, 1996-97).
    • Lunch: SL 75/3 (Mahanama 41*, Ranatunga 4*)
    • Tea: SL 144/6 (Dharmasena 27*, Vaas 21*)
    • HT Davis 5-63 is his best bowling figures in Tests (previous best: 3-34 v Sri Lanka at Dunedin in 1996-97). Maiden 5-wicket haul.
    • DL Vettori 4-46 is his best bowling figures in Tests (previous best: 4-97 v England at Christchurch in 1996-97).
    • Lunch: NZ 132/3 (Fleming 22*, Astle 9*)
    • Tea: NZ 204/6 (Astle 29*, Patel 3*)
    • SP Fleming 50 off 108 balls, 163 mins, 8x4. 13th Test 50.
    • When SP Fleming was bowled by M Muralitharan he became the first Sri Lankan bowler to take 100 Test wickets.
    • NJ Astle 50 off 140 balls, 179 mins, 5x4, 2x6.
 
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