Australia in Sri Lanka Test Series - 1st Test

Sri Lanka v Australia

Australia won by 16 runs

Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Taylor lbw b Wickramasinghe 42 142 107 3 0 39.25
TM Moody lbw b Ramanayake 1 13 9 0 0 11.11
DC Boon c Ramanayake b Hathurusingha 32 118 80 3 0 40.00
DM Jones lbw b Hathurusingha 10 13 8 1 0 125.00
ME Waugh c †Kaluwitharana b Hathurusingha 5 35 20 0 0 25.00
AR Border* b Hathurusingha 3 20 15 0 0 20.00
GRJ Matthews lbw b Ramanayake 6 17 6 1 0 100.00
IA Healy not out 66 188 141 8 0 46.80
CJ McDermott c Ranatunga b Ramanayake 22 39 28 3 1 78.57
SK Warne c & b Anurasiri 24 75 59 3 0 40.67
MR Whitney c & b Wickramasinghe 13 65 57 1 0 22.80
Extras (lb 10, w 3, nb 19) 32
Total (all out; 84 overs; 367 mins) 256 (3.04 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-8 (Moody), 2-84 (Boon), 3-94 (Taylor), 4-96 (Jones), 5-109 (Border), 6-118 (Waugh), 7-124 (Matthews), 8-162 (McDermott), 9-207 (Warne), 10-256 (Whitney, 83.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
CPH Ramanayake 20 4 51 3 2.55 (10nb, 1w)
GP Wickramasinghe 18 4 69 2 3.83 (6nb)
UC Hathurusingha 22 5 66 4 3.00 (3nb)
MAWR Madurasinghe 10 1 21 0 2.10
AP Gurusinha 2 0 17 0 8.50 (2w)
SD Anurasiri 12 2 22 1 1.83
Sri Lanka 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
RS Mahanama c †Healy b Waugh 78 212 152 13 0 51.31
UC Hathurusingha c Taylor b Waugh 18 85 62 2 0 29.03
AP Gurusinha c Jones b Whitney 137 525 399 18 0 34.33
PA de Silva lbw b Matthews 6 12 9 1 0 66.66
A Ranatunga* c Warne b Matthews 127 266 192 15 3 66.14
MS Atapattu b Matthews 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
RS Kaluwitharana not out 132 203 158 26 0 83.54
CPH Ramanayake c †Healy b McDermott 0 37 25 0 0 0.00
GP Wickramasinghe c Matthews b McDermott 21 24 19 3 0 110.52
MAWR Madurasinghe not out 5 23 15 1 0 33.33
Extras (b 2, lb 7, w 1, nb 13) 23
Total (8 wickets dec; 170 overs; 700 mins) 547 (3.21 runs per over)
Did not bat SD Anurasiri
Fall of wickets 1-36 (Hathurusingha), 2-128 (Mahanama), 3-137 (de Silva), 4-367 (Ranatunga), 5-367 (Atapattu), 6-463 (Gurusinha), 7-472 (Ramanayake), 8-503 (Wickramasinghe)
Bowling O M R W Econ
CJ McDermott 40 9 125 2 3.12 (3nb)
MR Whitney 32 10 84 1 2.62 (9nb, 1w)
TM Moody 17 3 44 0 2.58
ME Waugh 17 3 77 2 4.52
SK Warne 22 2 107 0 4.86 (1nb)
GRJ Matthews 38 11 93 3 2.44
AR Border 4 1 8 0 2.00
Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
TM Moody b Ramanayake 13 76 56 0 0 23.21
MA Taylor c Gurusinha b Anurasiri 43 160 113 5 0 38.05
DC Boon c Ranatunga b Anurasiri 68 174 149 10 0 45.63
DM Jones run out (Gurusinha) 57 118 82 9 0 69.51
ME Waugh c †Kaluwitharana b Wickramasinghe 56 109 79 4 0 70.88
AR Border* c Gurusinha b Anurasiri 15 35 42 1 0 35.71
GRJ Matthews c †Kaluwitharana b Ramanayake 64 195 129 9 0 49.61
IA Healy lbw b Hathurusingha 12 38 21 1 0 57.14
CJ McDermott lbw b Ramanayake 40 63 48 5 0 83.33
SK Warne b Anurasiri 35 98 82 5 0 42.68
MR Whitney not out 10 51 37 1 0 27.02
Extras (lb 23, w 1, nb 34) 58
Total (all out; 132 overs; 563 mins) 471 (3.56 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-41 (Moody), 2-107 (Taylor), 3-195 (Boon), 4-233 (Jones), 5-269 (Border), 6-319 (Waugh), 7-361 (Healy), 8-417 (McDermott), 9-431 (Matthews), 10-471 (Warne, 131.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
CPH Ramanayake 37 10 113 3 3.05 (16nb)
GP Wickramasinghe 19 0 79 1 4.15 (12nb)
UC Hathurusingha 27 7 79 1 2.92 (1w)
SD Anurasiri 35 3 127 4 3.62 (6nb)
MAWR Madurasinghe 14 1 50 0 3.57
Sri Lanka 2nd innings (target: 181 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
RS Mahanama c Boon b Matthews 39 96 73 7 0 53.42
UC Hathurusingha run out (Moody) 36 100 63 4 0 57.14
AP Gurusinha not out 31 135 88 4 0 35.22
PA de Silva c Border b McDermott 37 45 32 7 0 115.62
A Ranatunga* c Border b McDermott 0 8 2 0 0 0.00
MS Atapattu b Matthews 1 5 2 0 0 50.00
RS Kaluwitharana b Matthews 4 5 5 1 0 80.00
CPH Ramanayake lbw b Matthews 6 33 16 1 0 37.50
GP Wickramasinghe c Waugh b Warne 2 10 5 0 0 40.00
SD Anurasiri c Waugh b Warne 1 11 11 0 0 9.09
MAWR Madurasinghe c Matthews b Warne 0 8 2 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 2, lb 3, nb 2) 7
Total (all out; 51.1 overs; 232 mins) 164 (3.20 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-76 (Mahanama), 2-79 (Hathurusingha), 3-127 (de Silva), 4-132 (Ranatunga), 5-133 (Atapattu), 6-137 (Kaluwitharana), 7-147 (Ramanayake), 8-150 (Wickramasinghe), 9-156 (Anurasiri), 10-164 (Madurasinghe, 51.1 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
CJ McDermott 14 4 43 2 3.07 (1nb)
MR Whitney 5 2 13 0 2.60 (1nb)
TM Moody 5 0 10 0 2.00
GRJ Matthews 20 2 76 4 3.80
ME Waugh 2 0 6 0 3.00
SK Warne 5.1 3 11 3 2.12
Match details
Toss Sri Lanka, who chose to field
Series Australia led the 3-match series 1-0
Test debut RS Kaluwitharana (Sri Lanka)
Player of the match GRJ Matthews (Australia)
Umpires KT Francis and TM Samarasinghe
Match referee FJ Cameron (New Zealand)
Close of play
Mon, 17 Aug - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 9/0 (RS Mahanama 6*, UC Hathurusingha 3*, 4 ov)
Tue, 18 Aug - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 265/3 (AP Gurusinha 87*, A Ranatunga 69*, 94 ov)
Wed, 19 Aug - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 26/0 (TM Moody 8*, MA Taylor 9*, 12 ov)
Thu, 20 Aug - rest day
Fri, 21 Aug - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 393/7 (GRJ Matthews 51*, CJ McDermott 28*, 102 ov)
Sat, 22 Aug - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 164 (51.1 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Lunch: Australia - 464/9 (Warne 35*, Whitney 9*)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 79/2 (Gurusinha 0*)
  • Australia won at 5.17pm
  • Warne claims 3-0 in his last 13 balls of the innings
 
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