Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    lbw b Zoysa
    3
    39
    68
    0
    0
    7.69
    lbw b Muralitharan
    54
    99
    150
    7
    1
    54.54
    lbw b Vaas
    10
    11
    17
    2
    0
    90.90
    lbw b Muralitharan
    1
    6
    10
    0
    0
    16.66
    b Zoysa
    8
    16
    19
    2
    0
    50.00
    c Tillakaratne b Zoysa
    6
    14
    24
    0
    0
    42.85
    c †Sangakkara b Zoysa
    0
    2
    2
    0
    0
    0.00
    c Muralitharan b Vaas
    18
    31
    54
    3
    0
    58.06
    c Jayawardene b Muralitharan
    8
    24
    25
    1
    0
    33.33
    b Muralitharan
    0
    2
    11
    0
    0
    0.00
    not out
    8
    10
    13
    2
    0
    80.00
    Extras
    4 (b 1, lb 3)
    TOTAL
    120 all out (42.2 Overs, RR: 2.83, 200 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-25 (JL Langer, 13.6 ov), 2-47 (RT Ponting, 17.5 ov), 3-50 (DR Martyn, 20.2 ov), 4-60 (DS Lehmann, 24.4 ov), 5-84 (A Symonds, 30.2 ov), 6-84 (AC Gilchrist, 30.4 ov), 7-86 (ML Hayden, 31.3 ov), 8-100 (JN Gillespie, 37.4 ov), 9-106 (MS Kasprowicz, 39.1 ov), 10-120 (SK Warne, 42.2 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    WPUJC Vaas11.251421.2300
    DNT Zoysa1635443.3700
    M Muralitharan1544843.2000
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c †Sangakkara b Zoysa
    9
    31
    42
    1
    0
    29.03
    c & b Vaas
    5
    9
    16
    1
    0
    55.55
    lbw b Muralitharan
    144
    185
    252
    19
    3
    77.83
    st †Sangakkara b Muralitharan
    161
    349
    536
    21
    1
    46.13
    lbw b Vaas
    21
    36
    42
    4
    0
    58.33
    c †Sangakkara b Vaas
    27
    49
    74
    2
    1
    55.10
    lbw b Muralitharan
    23
    72
    102
    2
    0
    31.94
    c Zoysa b Muralitharan
    6
    26
    26
    1
    0
    23.07
    c Atapattu b Muralitharan
    11
    23
    22
    1
    0
    47.82
    c Jayawardene b Zoysa
    8
    10
    16
    0
    1
    80.00
    not out
    17
    18
    21
    4
    0
    94.44
    Extras
    10 (b 2, lb 7, nb 1)
    TOTAL
    442 all out (134.3 Overs, RR: 3.28, 576 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-11 (ML Hayden, 4.1 ov), 2-26 (JL Langer, 9.2 ov), 3-226 (AC Gilchrist, 62.3 ov), 4-255 (DS Lehmann, 73.3 ov), 5-304 (RT Ponting, 92.2 ov), 6-360 (A Symonds, 114.2 ov), 7-376 (SK Warne, 120.2 ov), 8-393 (JN Gillespie, 126.3 ov), 9-408 (MS Kasprowicz, 129.4 ov), 10-442 (DR Martyn, 134.3 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    WPUJC Vaas33610333.1201
    M Muralitharan50.3817353.4200
    DNT Zoysa331110223.0900
    KS Lokuarachchi1223302.7500
    ST Jayasuriya501603.2000
    TM Dilshan10606.0000

Match Notes

  • 'Our batting and catching let us down'

    For Hashan Tillakaratne, it was the second time in consecutive Tests that he had let slip the initiative

  • 'I don't think I could have bowled much better'

    Shane Warne dashed Sri Lankan hopes quickly on the fifth morning, taking two of the three wickets as Australia wrapped up the win to take the series 2-0

  • Sri Lanka not quite there

    The tree-lined ground at Kandy was the stage for some wonderful drama in the second Test, reaching its gripping peak this morning with a 28-run win for Australia

  • Warne and Gillespie star in Australian win

    Australia needed just 6.1 overs on the fifth morning to complete victory at Kandy, as Shane Warne and Jason Gillespie struck in quick succession as Australia won by 27 runs to wrap up the series 2-0

  • 'We can still win' - Jayasuriya

    Sanath Jayasuriya, whose sparkling 131 put Sri Lanka on course for the unlikeliest of Test victories, insisted that they could still put it off, though they were down to the tail