• BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c Sangakkara b Lokuarachchi
    55
    185
    220
    9
    0
    29.72
    c †Kaluwitharana b Vaas
    1
    4
    9
    0
    0
    25.00
    lbw b Nissanka
    0
    6
    5
    0
    0
    0.00
    lbw b Vaas
    3
    11
    15
    0
    0
    27.27
    c Tillakaratne b Muralitharan
    32
    62
    96
    5
    0
    51.61
    c †Kaluwitharana b Lokuarachchi
    74
    179
    218
    15
    0
    41.34
    lbw b Muralitharan
    31
    90
    93
    5
    0
    34.44
    run out (Atapattu)
    55
    75
    113
    10
    0
    73.33
    b Muralitharan
    7
    27
    26
    1
    0
    25.92
    c Jayawardene b Nissanka
    15
    18
    27
    3
    0
    83.33
    not out
    10
    21
    34
    2
    0
    47.61
    Extras
    22 (b 3, lb 7, nb 7, w 5)
    TOTAL
    305 all out (111.5 Overs, RR: 2.72, 429 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-6 (MJ Horne, 2.1 ov), 2-7 (SP Fleming, 3.3 ov), 3-11 (MS Sinclair, 6.5 ov), 4-71 (SB Styris, 30.4 ov), 5-109 (MH Richardson, 53.4 ov), 6-189 (RG Hart, 81.6 ov), 7-222 (JDP Oram, 91.3 ov), 8-237 (PJ Wiseman, 98.5 ov), 9-271 (DR Tuffey, 105.5 ov), 10-305 (DL Vettori, 111.5 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    WPUJC Vaas2284822.1802
    RAP Nissanka16.554122.4310
    M Muralitharan34109032.6405
    ST Jayasuriya802403.0000
    HDPK Dharmasena1554002.6600
    KS Lokuarachchi1655223.2500
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c †Kaluwitharana b Nissanka
    55
    101
    142
    6
    1
    54.45
    c Tillakaratne b Muralitharan
    27
    73
    86
    5
    0
    36.98
    c †Kaluwitharana b Dharmasena
    33
    109
    147
    3
    0
    30.27
    st †Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan
    0
    6
    6
    0
    0
    0.00
    c Muralitharan b Vaas
    1
    29
    44
    0
    0
    3.44
    lbw b Muralitharan
    16
    48
    52
    2
    0
    33.33
    c †Kaluwitharana b Vaas
    12
    91
    113
    1
    0
    13.18
    b Muralitharan
    0
    3
    3
    0
    0
    0.00
    c Tillakaratne b Vaas
    29
    109
    121
    3
    0
    26.60
    c Jayasuriya b Muralitharan
    1
    16
    18
    0
    0
    6.25
    not out
    1
    1
    5
    0
    0
    100.00
    Extras
    8 (b 1, lb 6, nb 1)
    TOTAL
    183 all out (97.3 Overs, RR: 1.87, 373 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-65 (MJ Horne, 22.5 ov), 2-109 (MH Richardson, 37.2 ov), 3-110 (MS Sinclair, 38.6 ov), 4-115 (SB Styris, 49.1 ov), 5-136 (SP Fleming, 59.1 ov), 6-139 (JDP Oram, 62.3 ov), 7-139 (DL Vettori, 62.6 ov), 8-179 (RG Hart, 91.1 ov), 9-182 (DR Tuffey, 96.2 ov), 10-183 (PJ Wiseman, 97.3 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    WPUJC Vaas15.363132.0000
    RAP Nissanka1041811.8000
    HDPK Dharmasena1223212.6600
    KS Lokuarachchi1432601.8500
    M Muralitharan39184951.2501
    ST Jayasuriya702002.8500

Close of Play

  • Sat, 03 May - day 1 - no play
  • Sun, 04 May - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 75/4 (MH Richardson 32*, JDP Oram 0*, 34 ov)
  • Mon, 05 May - day 3 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 94/2 (ST Jayasuriya 53*, HP Tillakaratne 10*, 28 ov)
  • Tue, 06 May - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 92/1 (MH Richardson 51*, SP Fleming 10*, 30.5 ov)
  • Wed, 07 May - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 72/1 (30 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Fleming surprised by negative attitude

    Stephen Fleming claimed to be surprised by Sri Lanka's negative approach during the final Test in Kandy, believing that they did "not want to win." Sri Lanka were set a stiff 191 target in 38 overs after bowling out New Zealand for 183, but

  • Kandy Test meanders to tame draw

    The second Test ended in a tame draw after crackling briefly back into life on the final day when New Zealand were bowled out for 183

  • NZ have a slight edge

    Although you would never have guessed it from their lack of ambition on the fourth day, both Sri Lanka and New Zealand claim to be hopeful of clinching the series on the final day of this Kandy Test match

  • Tillakaratne vigil leaves Kandy Test heading for a draw

    The second Test drifted towards stalemate on the fourth day after another gritty marathon from Hashan Tillakaratne

  • Oram delighted with contribution as Kiwis battle at Kandy

    Jacob Oram was delighted with his first major contribution with the bat in Test cricket on the third day of the second Test in Kandy