New Zealand tour of Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (SSC), Jun 10-13, 1998
Sri Lanka won by 164 runs
10,11,12,13 June 1998 (5-day match)
  Sri Lanka 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
ST Jayasuriya c Young b Cairns 13 31 27 2 0 48.14
MS Atapattu c Vettori b Wiseman 48 175 138 6 0 34.78
DPMD Jayawardene c †Parore b Cairns 16 28 26 2 0 61.53
PA de Silva c Spearman b Cairns 4 3 6 1 0 66.66
A Ranatunga* run out (McMillan) 4 39 25 0 0 16.00
HP Tillakaratne c Young b McMillan 43 157 135 3 0 31.85
RS Kaluwitharana b McMillan 28 70 78 4 0 35.89
HDPK Dharmasena c †Parore b Cairns 11 60 42 2 0 26.19
GP Wickramasinghe not out 24 68 44 2 0 54.54
MRCN Bandaratilleke lbw b Vettori 5 9 9 1 0 55.55
M Muralitharan c Astle b Cairns 1 4 5 0 0 20.00
Extras (b 1, lb 8) 9
  Total (all out; 88.4 overs) 206 (2.32 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  CL Cairns 17.4 1 62 5 3.50 (1nb)
  DL Vettori 25 7 52 1 2.08
  MW Priest 24 11 35 0 1.45
  PJ Wiseman 10 4 21 1 2.10
  CD McMillan 12 5 27 2 2.25
  New Zealand 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
BA Young c Atapattu b Bandaratilleke 2 33 20 0 0 10.00
CM Spearman c de Silva b Wickramasinghe 4 16 10 0 0 40.00
SP Fleming* b Wickramasinghe 78 314 233 8 0 33.47
NJ Astle c Atapattu b Dharmasena 16 42 34 4 0 47.05
MJ Horne c Tillakaratne b de Silva 35 77 68 3 0 51.47
CD McMillan st †Kaluwitharana b de Silva 2 7 3 0 0 66.66
AC Parore lbw b de Silva 19 47 48 2 0 39.58
CL Cairns run out (Jayawardene) 6 19 13 0 0 46.15
MW Priest c sub (ASA Perera) b Muralitharan 12 74 74 2 0 16.21
DL Vettori c Jayasuriya b Muralitharan 0 2 5 0 0 0.00
PJ Wiseman not out 1 25 19 0 0 5.26
Extras (b 11, lb 2, nb 5) 18
  Total (all out; 86.3 overs) 193 (2.23 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  GP Wickramasinghe 6.3 3 7 2 1.07
  MRCN Bandaratilleke 20 6 48 1 2.40
  HDPK Dharmasena 18 4 35 1 1.94
  PA de Silva 18.5 7 30 3 1.59 (4nb)
  M Muralitharan 23.1 3 60 2 2.58 (3nb)
  Sri Lanka 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
ST Jayasuriya c †Parore b Cairns 8 8 8 2 0 100.00
MS Atapattu lbw b Vettori 5 15 10 1 0 50.00
DPMD Jayawardene c Horne b Vettori 11 55 40 1 0 27.50
PA de Silva c Astle b Vettori 3 20 15 0 0 20.00
A Ranatunga* c Cairns b Priest 64 114 96 9 0 66.66
HP Tillakaratne b Vettori 40 96 72 7 0 55.55
RS Kaluwitharana lbw b Priest 88 170 146 8 0 60.27
HDPK Dharmasena b McMillan 11 55 54 0 0 20.37
GP Wickramasinghe c Fleming b Vettori 0 20 15 0 0 0.00
MRCN Bandaratilleke c Fleming b Vettori 7 19 15 1 0 46.66
M Muralitharan not out 26 60 42 4 0 61.90
Extras (b 8, lb 10, nb 1) 19
  Total (all out; 84.5 overs) 282 (3.32 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  CL Cairns 17 0 75 1 4.41 (1nb)
  DL Vettori 33 10 64 6 1.93
  NJ Astle 3 0 8 0 2.66
  PJ Wiseman 6 2 29 0 4.83
  CD McMillan 14 2 46 1 3.28
  MW Priest 11.5 0 42 2 3.54
  New Zealand 2nd innings (target: 296 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
BA Young st †Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan 24 86 56 3 0 42.85
CM Spearman c & b Muralitharan 22 109 78 3 0 28.20
SP Fleming* lbw b Dharmasena 3 21 19 0 0 15.78
NJ Astle c & b Muralitharan 16 95 66 3 0 24.24
MJ Horne c †Kaluwitharana b Bandaratilleke 12 38 27 1 0 44.44
CD McMillan c Jayawardene b Muralitharan 1 10 11 0 0 9.09
AC Parore b Bandaratilleke 2 21 15 0 0 13.33
CL Cairns b Bandaratilleke 26 37 40 2 2 65.00
MW Priest b Bandaratilleke 2 28 15 0 0 13.33
DL Vettori b Muralitharan 3 5 5 0 0 60.00
PJ Wiseman not out 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 6, lb 10, nb 4) 20
  Total (all out; 54.3 overs) 131 (2.40 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  GP Wickramasinghe 6 2 5 0 0.83 (1nb)
  MRCN Bandaratilleke 17 3 52 4 3.05
  PA de Silva 3 0 14 0 4.66
  HDPK Dharmasena 10 2 14 1 1.40
  M Muralitharan 18.3 8 30 5 1.62 (3nb)

Match details


Toss - Sri Lanka, who chose to bat
Series - Sri Lanka won the 3-match series 2-1
Player of the match - RS Kaluwitharana (Sri Lanka)
Player of the series - M Muralitharan (Sri Lanka)
Umpires - PT Manuel and VK Ramaswamy (India)
TV umpire - I Anandappa
Match referee - Talat Ali (Pakistan)
Close of play
  • Wed, 10 Jun - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 200/8 (GP Wickramasinghe 20*, MRCN Bandaratilleke 4*)
  • Thu, 11 Jun - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 193
  • Fri, 12 Jun - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 10/0 (BA Young 7*, CM Spearman 1*)
  • Sat, 13 Jun - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 131 (54.3 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


General
    • It is only the 5th time in Test history that a side has lost the first Test of a 3-match series and gone on to win the series. It is the 4th time in the last 4 seasons, and Sri Lanka become the first side to achieve this feat twice. New Zealand also become the first side to lose a 3-match series twice after winning the first Test.
 
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