South Africa in Sri Lanka Test Series - 1st Test

Sri Lanka v South Africa

Sri Lanka won by an innings and 15 runs

Sri Lanka 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MS Atapattu c Boje b Ntini 54 178 120 9 0 45.00
ST Jayasuriya* c McKenzie b Adams 148 192 156 24 1 94.87
RP Arnold c †Boucher b Adams 5 28 17 0 0 29.41
DPMD Jayawardene c †Boucher b Pollock 167 331 288 22 2 57.98
KC Sangakkara lbw b Boje 23 81 65 3 0 35.38
A Ranatunga c Pollock b Adams 13 21 16 0 0 81.25
HDPK Dharmasena c Klusener b Pollock 4 49 43 0 0 9.30
UDU Chandana c Cullinan b Kallis 8 38 23 1 0 34.78
WPUJC Vaas b Pollock 54 170 133 7 0 40.60
DNT Zoysa c & b Cullinan 10 31 28 2 0 35.71
M Muralitharan not out 2 26 18 0 0 11.11
Extras (b 15, lb 16, nb 3) 34
Total (all out; 150.4 overs; 583 mins) 522 (3.46 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-193 (Atapattu, 43.5 ov), 2-211 (Jayasuriya, 46.5 ov), 3-216 (Arnold, 50.1 ov), 4-297 (Sangakkara, 75.3 ov), 5-318 (Ranatunga, 82.1 ov), 6-341 (Dharmasena, 95.4 ov), 7-365 (Chandana, 104.2 ov), 8-482 (Jayawardene, 134.4 ov), 9-500 (Zoysa, 142.5 ov), 10-522 (Vaas, 150.4 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
SM Pollock 30.4 8 73 3 2.38 (1nb)
JH Kallis 17 7 41 1 2.41 (2nb)
M Ntini 19 1 73 1 3.84
PR Adams 45 6 184 3 4.08
L Klusener 15 4 38 0 2.53
N Boje 22 2 72 1 3.27
DJ Cullinan 2 0 10 1 5.00
South Africa 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
G Kirsten c †Sangakkara b Muralitharan 12 80 60 1 0 20.00
ND McKenzie b Muralitharan 11 71 57 2 0 19.29
JH Kallis c Arnold b Muralitharan 29 86 79 2 1 36.70
DJ Cullinan not out 114 274 231 12 1 49.35
JN Rhodes b Muralitharan 12 34 26 1 0 46.15
L Klusener c Chandana b Dharmasena 19 41 37 4 0 51.35
MV Boucher b Muralitharan 0 10 7 0 0 0.00
SM Pollock* c Dharmasena b Muralitharan 4 37 37 0 0 10.81
N Boje c Atapattu b Jayasuriya 12 30 31 2 0 38.70
PR Adams c Atapattu b Chandana 4 23 22 0 0 18.18
M Ntini c Ranatunga b Chandana 8 15 17 2 0 47.05
Extras (b 2, lb 1, nb 10) 13
Total (all out; 99 overs; 348 mins) 238 (2.40 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-25 (McKenzie, 18.3 ov), 2-30 (Kirsten, 20.3 ov), 3-86 (Kallis, 45.4 ov), 4-119 (Rhodes, 53.4 ov), 5-162 (Klusener, 64.6 ov), 6-168 (Boucher, 67.5 ov), 7-198 (Pollock, 79.4 ov), 8-213 (Boje, 88.4 ov), 9-223 (Adams, 94.4 ov), 10-238 (Ntini, 98.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
WPUJC Vaas 12 6 16 0 1.33 (2nb)
DNT Zoysa 4 1 12 0 3.00
HDPK Dharmasena 25 5 70 1 2.80
M Muralitharan 41 8 87 6 2.12 (8nb)
UDU Chandana 14 3 46 2 3.28
ST Jayasuriya 3 0 4 1 1.33
South Africa 2nd innings (following on) R M B 4s 6s SR
G Kirsten run out (Vaas/†Sangakkara) 55 150 138 7 0 39.85
ND McKenzie c Ranatunga b Chandana 25 86 68 4 0 36.76
JH Kallis c Muralitharan b Chandana 40 91 90 6 0 44.44
DJ Cullinan c Arnold b Muralitharan 12 33 30 1 0 40.00
JN Rhodes not out 63 144 107 6 0 58.87
L Klusener c †Sangakkara b Muralitharan 4 14 11 0 0 36.36
MV Boucher lbw b Muralitharan 7 16 15 0 0 46.66
SM Pollock* c Arnold b Muralitharan 12 26 28 1 0 42.85
N Boje lbw b Muralitharan 35 65 63 5 0 55.55
PR Adams b Muralitharan 2 8 7 0 0 28.57
M Ntini b Muralitharan 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 3, lb 5, nb 6) 14
Total (all out; 92 overs; 323 mins) 269 (2.92 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-58 (McKenzie, 23.3 ov), 2-112 (Kirsten, 43.5 ov), 3-139 (Kallis, 53.2 ov), 4-141 (Cullinan, 54.4 ov), 5-153 (Klusener, 58.4 ov), 6-163 (Boucher, 62.5 ov), 7-193 (Pollock, 70.6 ov), 8-263 (Boje, 89.6 ov), 9-269 (Adams, 91.5 ov), 10-269 (Ntini, 91.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
WPUJC Vaas 7 2 18 0 2.57
DNT Zoysa 5 2 11 0 2.20
HDPK Dharmasena 10 1 37 0 3.70
M Muralitharan 35 5 84 7 2.40 (6nb)
UDU Chandana 29 6 88 2 3.03
ST Jayasuriya 5 0 21 0 4.20
RP Arnold 1 0 2 0 2.00
Match details
Toss Sri Lanka, who chose to bat
Series Sri Lanka led the 3-match series 1-0
Test debuts ND McKenzie (South Africa); KC Sangakkara (Sri Lanka)
Player of the match M Muralitharan (Sri Lanka)
Umpires DJ Harper (Australia) and PT Manuel
TV umpire LV Jayasundara
Match referee BF Hastings (New Zealand)
Close of play
Thu, 20 Jul - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 341/5 (DPMD Jayawardene 78*, HDPK Dharmasena 4*, 93 ov)
Fri, 21 Jul - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 81/2 (JH Kallis 27*, DJ Cullinan 27*, 42 ov)
Sat, 22 Jul - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 112/2 (JH Kallis 25*, 43.5 ov)
Sun, 23 Jul - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 269 (92 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • Day 1
  • ST Jayasuriya 50 in 56 balls, 75 mins, 8x4
  • Sri Lanka 100 in 20.5 overs, 93 mins
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka 145/0 (Atapattu 44*, Jayasuriya 96*, 29 overs)
  • ST Jayasuriya 100 in 103 balls, 32 mins, 17x4
  • Sri Lanka 150 in 32.4 overs, 134 mins
  • MS Atapattu 50 in 107 balls, 162 mins, 8x4
  • Sri Lanka 200 in 44.3 overs, 183 mins
  • DPMdeS Jayawardene 50 off 83 balls, 86 mins, 7x4, 1x6
  • Sri Lanka 300 in 76.3 overs, 302 mins,
 
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Series Results
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC) - Aug 6-10, 2000
Match drawn
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Kandy - Jul 30-Aug 2, 2000
South Africa won by 7 runs
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Galle - Jul 20-23, 2000
Sri Lanka won by an innings and 15 runs
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Photos

Jul 24, 2000

Ranatunga receives a special award for his contribution to Sri Lankan cricket from former off spinner Jeyananda Warnaweera, South Africa in Sri Lanka, 2000/01, 1st Test, Sri Lanka v South Africa, Galle International Stadium, 20-24 July 2000 (Day 4).

Ranatunga receives a special award from Jeyananda Warnaweera

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Jul 24, 2000

Sri Lanka bowler Muttiah Muralitharan (R) walks back to the pavilion with his teammates just after the fall of South Africa's last wicket during the fourth day of the first cricket Test between South Africa and Sri Lanka. Muralitharan took 13 wickets for 171 runs as Sri Lanka won the match by an innings and 15 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the three match series. South Africa in Sri Lanka, 2000/01, 1st Test, Sri Lanka v South Africa, Galle International Stadium, 20-24 July 2000 (Day 4).

Muttiah Muralitharan walks back to the pavilion with his teammates

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