Sri Lanka 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal MG Vandort lbw b Sidebottom 18 48 33 2 0 54.54
View dismissal WU Tharanga lbw b Harmison 16 72 42 2 0 38.09
View dismissal KC Sangakkara c Panesar b Harmison 46 151 95 7 0 48.42
DPMD Jayawardene* not out 213 610 411 25 0 51.82
View dismissal LPC Silva c Bell b Harmison 1 36 26 0 0 3.84
View dismissal TM Dilshan run out (Cook) 84 218 137 11 0 61.31
View dismissal HAPW Jayawardene c †Prior b Bopara 0 1 3 0 0 0.00
View dismissal WPUJC Vaas c Vaughan b Hoggard 90 197 133 11 0 67.66
View dismissal SL Malinga b Collingwood 5 26 16 1 0 31.25
Extras (b 1, lb 14, w 8, nb 3) 26
Total (8 wickets dec; 148.5 overs; 682 mins) 499 (3.35 runs per over)
Did not bat UWMBCA Welegedara, M Muralitharan
Fall of wickets 1-34 (Vandort, 10.1 ov), 2-44 (Tharanga, 14.4 ov), 3-132 (Sangakkara, 45.1 ov), 4-138 (Silva, 53.2 ov), 5-287 (Dilshan, 99.1 ov), 6-287 (HAPW Jayawardene, 99.4 ov), 7-470 (Vaas, 143.5 ov), 8-499 (Malinga, 148.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wicket RJ Sidebottom 34 8 95 1 2.79 (1w)
View wicket MJ Hoggard 32 4 121 1 3.78 (1w)
View wickets SJ Harmison 34 4 104 3 3.05 (3nb, 2w)
MS Panesar 26 3 76 0 2.92
View wicket RS Bopara 10 1 39 1 3.90
View wicket PD Collingwood 9.5 2 38 1 3.86 (1w)
KP Pietersen 3 0 11 0 3.66
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AN Cook c †HAPW Jayawardene b Vaas 13 33 27 3 0 48.14
View dismissal MP Vaughan* lbw b Vaas 1 9 4 0 0 25.00
View dismissal IR Bell run out (Dilshan) 1 8 6 0 0 16.66
View dismissal KP Pietersen c †HAPW Jayawardene b Malinga 1 17 10 0 0 10.00
View dismissal PD Collingwood b Welegedara 29 95 48 4 0 60.41
View dismissal RS Bopara c Welegedara b Vaas 0 7 7 0 0 0.00
View dismissal MJ Prior b Vaas 4 8 6 1 0 66.66
View dismissal RJ Sidebottom c Dilshan b Muralitharan 11 72 70 1 0 15.71
SJ Harmison not out 9 17 9 1 0 100.00
View dismissal MJ Hoggard c DPMD Jayawardene b Welegedara 0 4 4 0 0 0.00
View dismissal MS Panesar run out (Welegedara/†HAPW Jayawardene) 0 9 2 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 4, nb 8) 12
Total (all out; 30.5 overs; 144 mins) 81 (2.62 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-5 (Vaughan, 2.1 ov), 2-9 (Bell, 3.3 ov), 3-22 (Cook, 6.6 ov), 4-22 (Pietersen, 7.3 ov), 5-25 (Bopara, 8.3 ov), 6-33 (Prior, 10.3 ov), 7-70 (Sidebottom, 27.6 ov), 8-72 (Collingwood, 28.2 ov), 9-72 (Hoggard, 28.6 ov), 10-81 (Panesar, 30.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets WPUJC Vaas 9.5 2 28 4 2.84 (4nb)
View wicket SL Malinga 9 2 26 1 2.88 (2nb)
View wickets UWMBCA Welegedara 8 1 17 2 2.12 (2nb)
View wicket M Muralitharan 4 2 6 1 1.50
England 2nd innings (following on) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AN Cook c †HAPW Jayawardene b Welegedara 118 380 285 12 0 41.40
View dismissal MP Vaughan* c DPMD Jayawardene b Welegedara 24 85 57 0 0 42.10
View dismissal IR Bell b Muralitharan 34 91 67 3 0 50.74
View dismissal KP Pietersen c DPMD Jayawardene b Muralitharan 30 94 66 3 0 45.45
View dismissal PD Collingwood st †HAPW Jayawardene b Muralitharan 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
View dismissal RS Bopara run out (DPMD Jayawardene) 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
MJ Prior not out 19 108 100 2 0 19.00
RJ Sidebottom not out 0 6 6 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 6, lb 5, w 1, nb 14) 26
Total (6 wickets; 95 overs; 387 mins) 251 (2.64 runs per over)
Did not bat SJ Harmison, MJ Hoggard, MS Panesar
Fall of wickets 1-67 (Vaughan, 19.6 ov), 2-128 (Bell, 42.1 ov), 3-200 (Pietersen, 64.3 ov), 4-200 (Collingwood, 64.5 ov), 5-200 (Bopara, 64.6 ov), 6-250 (Cook, 93.3 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets M Muralitharan 38 8 91 3 2.39 (8nb)
WPUJC Vaas 18 7 37 0 2.05 (2nb)
SL Malinga 20 3 42 0 2.10 (3nb)
View wickets UWMBCA Welegedara 14 1 59 2 4.21 (1nb, 1w)
TM Dilshan 3 1 8 0 2.66
LPC Silva 2 1 3 0 1.50
Match details
Toss England, who chose to field
Series Sri Lanka won the 3-match series 1-0
Test debut UWMBCA Welegedara (Sri Lanka)
Player of the match DPMD Jayawardene (Sri Lanka)
Player of the series DPMD Jayawardene (Sri Lanka)
Umpires Asad Rauf (Pakistan) and DJ Harper (Australia)
TV umpire EAR de Silva
Match referee JJ Crowe (New Zealand)
Reserve umpire AG Dissanayake
Close of play
Tue, 18 Dec - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 147/4 (DPMD Jayawardene 51*, TM Dilshan 7*, 55 ov)
Wed, 19 Dec - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 384/6 (DPMD Jayawardene 149*, WPUJC Vaas 46*, 129 ov)
Thu, 20 Dec - day 3 - England 2nd innings 2/0 (AN Cook 1*, MP Vaughan 1*, 1 ov)
Fri, 21 Dec - day 4 - England 2nd innings 102/1 (AN Cook 53*, IR Bell 17*, 33.5 ov)
Sat, 22 Dec - day 5 - England 2nd innings 251/6 (95 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 105 balls (AN Cook 24, IR Bell 25, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: England - 149/2 in 46.0 overs (AN Cook 71, KP Pietersen 8)
  • England: 150 runs in 46.2 overs (288 balls), Extras 12
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 86 balls (AN Cook 25, KP Pietersen 22, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: England - 180/2 in 58.0 overs (AN Cook 87, KP Pietersen 22)
  • England: 200 runs in 63.2 overs (391 balls), Extras 18
  • Lunch: England - 202/5 in 69.0 overs (AN Cook 96, MJ Prior 0)
  • AN Cook: 100 off 228 balls (11 x 4)
  • Rain: England - 237/5 in 85.5 overs (AN Cook 107, MJ Prior 18)
  • Tea: England - 237/5 in 85.5 overs (AN Cook 107, MJ Prior 18)
  • England: 250 runs in 93.1 overs (574 balls), Extras 26
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 173 balls (AN Cook 24, MJ Prior 18, Ex 8)
  • Rain: England - 251/6 in 95.0 overs (MJ Prior 19, RJ Sidebottom 0)
 
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Series Results
Sri Lanka v England at Galle - Dec 18-22, 2007
Match drawn
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Match drawn
Sri Lanka v England at Kandy - Dec 1-5, 2007
Sri Lanka won by 88 runs
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Dec 22, 2007

Mahela Jayawardene poses with the trophy after Sri Lanka's 1-0 series win over England, Sri Lanka v England, 3rd Test, Galle, 5th day, December 22 2007

Mahela Jayawardene poses with the trophy after Sri Lanka's series win

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Dec 22, 2007

The Sri Lankan side celebrate after their series win, Sri Lanka v England, 3rd Test, Galle, 5th day, December 22 2007

The Sri Lankan side celebrate after their series win

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