Sri Lanka 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
S Wettimuny c †Downton b Allott 190 642 471 21 0 40.33
SAR Silva lbw b Botham 8 17 11 1 0 72.72
RS Madugalle b Ellison 5 35 24 1 0 20.83
RL Dias c Lamb b Pocock 32 152 104 3 0 30.76
A Ranatunga b Agnew 84 248 183 8 0 45.90
LRD Mendis* c Fowler b Pocock 111 197 143 11 3 77.62
PA de Silva c †Downton b Agnew 16 29 27 3 0 59.25
ALF de Mel not out 20 35 25 3 1 80.00
JR Ratnayeke not out 5 25 18 0 0 27.77
Extras (b 2, lb 8, w 2, nb 8) 20
Total (7 wickets dec; 166 overs) 491 (2.95 runs per over)
Did not bat DS de Silva, VB John
Fall of wickets 1-17 (Silva), 2-43 (Madugalle), 3-144 (Dias), 4-292 (Ranatunga), 5-442 (Wettimuny), 6-456 (Mendis), 7-464 (PA de Silva)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JP Agnew 32 3 123 2 3.84
IT Botham 29 6 114 1 3.93
RM Ellison 28 6 70 1 2.50
PI Pocock 41 17 75 2 1.82
PJW Allott 36 7 89 1 2.47
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
G Fowler c Madugalle b John 25 50 41 4 0 60.97
BC Broad c †Silva b de Mel 86 341 242 8 0 35.53
CJ Tavare c Ranatunga b DS de Silva 14 138 95 1 0 14.73
DI Gower* c †Silva b de Mel 55 196 151 5 0 36.42
AJ Lamb c Dias b John 107 266 195 10 1 54.87
IT Botham c sub (DM Vonhagt) b John 6 7 6 1 0 100.00
RM Ellison c Ratnayeke b DS de Silva 41 112 79 7 0 51.89
PR Downton c Dias b de Mel 10 65 53 1 0 18.86
PJW Allott b de Mel 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
PI Pocock c †Silva b John 2 37 21 0 0 9.52
JP Agnew not out 1 6 8 0 0 12.50
Extras (b 5, lb 7, w 5, nb 6) 23
Total (all out; 147.1 overs) 370 (2.51 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-49 (Fowler), 2-105 (Tavare), 3-190 (Broad), 4-210 (Gower), 5-218 (Botham), 6-305 (Ellison), 7-354 (Downton), 8-354 (Allott), 9-369 (Lamb), 10-370 (Pocock)
Bowling O M R W Econ
ALF de Mel 37 10 110 4 2.97
VB John 39.1 12 98 4 2.50
JR Ratnayeke 22 5 50 0 2.27
DS de Silva 45 16 85 2 1.88
A Ranatunga 1 1 0 0 0.00
RS Madugalle 3 0 4 0 1.33
Sri Lanka 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
S Wettimuny c Gower b Botham 13 22 21 2 0 61.90
SAR Silva not out 102 320 255 12 0 40.00
RS Madugalle b Botham 3 8 9 0 0 33.33
RL Dias lbw b Botham 38 112 79 5 0 48.10
A Ranatunga lbw b Botham 0 7 6 0 0 0.00
PA de Silva c †Downton b Pocock 3 4 6 0 0 50.00
LRD Mendis* c Fowler b Botham 94 123 97 9 3 96.90
ALF de Mel c Ellison b Botham 14 12 8 3 0 175.00
JR Ratnayeke not out 7 18 15 1 0 46.66
Extras (b 5, lb 4, nb 11) 20
Total (7 wickets dec; 80 overs) 294 (3.67 runs per over)
Did not bat DS de Silva, VB John
Fall of wickets 1-19 (Wettimuny), 2-27 (Madugalle), 3-111 (Dias), 4-115 (Ranatunga), 5-118 (PA de Silva), 6-256 (Mendis), 7-276 (de Mel)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JP Agnew 11 3 54 0 4.90
IT Botham 27 6 90 6 3.33
RM Ellison 7 0 36 0 5.14
PI Pocock 29 10 78 1 2.68
PJW Allott 1 0 2 0 2.00
AJ Lamb 1 0 6 0 6.00
CJ Tavare 3 3 0 0 0.00
G Fowler 1 0 8 0 8.00
Match details
Toss England, who chose to field
Series One-off match drawn
Test debut PA de Silva (Sri Lanka)
Player of the match S Wettimuny (Sri Lanka)
Umpires HD Bird and DGL Evans
Close of play
Thu, 23 Aug - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 226/3 (S Wettimuny 116*, A Ranatunga 54*)
Fri, 24 Aug - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 434/4 (S Wettimuny 187*, LRD Mendis 100*)
Sat, 25 Aug - day 3 - England 1st innings 139/2 (BC Broad 69*, DI Gower 16*)
Sun, 26 Aug - rest day
Mon, 27 Aug - day 4 - England 1st innings 370
Tue, 28 Aug - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 294/7d (80 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • SL 1st innings
  • Wettimuny: 190 runs, 471 balls, 636 min., 21 fours
  • Mendis: The first SL captain to score 100+ while in office Fastest of the 8 SL centuries scored until then (144 min.)
 
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Series Results
England v Sri Lanka at Lord's - Aug 23-28, 1984
Match drawn
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Aug 28, 1984

Duleep Mendis on his way to a hundred  against England, England v Sri Lanka, Lord's, August 28, 1984

Duleep Mendis on his way to a hundred against England

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Aug 28, 1984

Sid Wettimuny on his way to 190 against England, England v Sri Lanka, Lord's, August 28, 1984

Sid Wettimuny on his way to 190 against England

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