Result
1st Test, Christchurch, Dec 26-29 2014, Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series
(30.4 ov, target 105)
441 & 107/2
(f/o)
138 & 407
New Zealand won by 8 wickets
Player Of The Match
New Zealand
New Zealand 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
TWM Latham c Kaushal b Eranga27651063041.53
HD Rutherford  b Lakmal1834734052.94
KS Williamson  b Prasad54981607055.10
LRPL Taylor run out (Silva)78181087.50
BB McCullum (c)c Karunaratne b Kaushal1951342021811145.52
JDS Neesham c Sangakkara b Mathews8580129103106.25
BJ Watling lbw b Mathews2651612050.98
MD Craig not out1234530035.29
TG Southee c Thirimanne b Mathews0810000.00
N Wagner c Kaushal b Lakmal48121050.00
TA Boult c †Jayawardene b Lakmal023000.00
Extras(lb 4, nb 7, w 2)13
TOTAL(85.5 Ov, RR: 5.13, 413 Mts)441
Fall of wickets: 1-37 (Hamish Rutherford, 13.1 ov), 2-60 (Tom Latham, 19.3 ov), 3-88 (Ross Taylor, 23.4 ov), 4-214 (Kane Williamson, 46.2 ov), 5-367 (Brendon McCullum, 65.5 ov), 6-420 (James Neesham, 74.2 ov), 7-429 (BJ Watling, 80.3 ov), 8-431 (Tim Southee, 82.5 ov), 9-440 (Neil Wagner, 85.4 ov), 10-441 (Trent Boult, 85.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RAS Lakmal19.539034.5302
RMS Eranga1818214.5500
AD Mathews1223933.2500
KTGD Prasad1226215.1620
PHT Kaushal22015917.2205
HDRL Thirimanne20502.5000
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
FDM Karunaratne lbw b Boult042000.00
JK Silva lbw b Boult49220044.44
KC Sangakkara c Southee b Boult627380022.22
HDRL Thirimanne c Craig b Southee2459950040.67
AD Mathews (c)c Latham b Wagner50851303258.82
N Dickwella c McCullum b Southee2440050.00
HAPW Jayawardene c Williamson b Wagner1021362047.61
KTGD Prasad c McCullum b Neesham18182930100.00
PHT Kaushal c Williamson b Wagner661010100.00
RMS Eranga not out1017200058.82
RAS Lakmal c McCullum b Neesham27140028.57
Extras(lb 3, nb 1, w 2)6
TOTAL(42.4 Ov, RR: 3.23, 204 Mts)138
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Dimuth Karunaratne, 0.4 ov), 2-8 (Kaushal Silva, 4.2 ov), 3-15 (Kumar Sangakkara, 8.3 ov), 4-58 (Lahiru Thirimanne, 25.2 ov), 5-60 (Niroshan Dickwella, 25.6 ov), 6-88 (Prasanna Jayawardene, 33.4 ov), 7-105 (Angelo Mathews, 35.5 ov), 8-118 (Tharindu Kaushal, 37.4 ov), 9-128 (Dhammika Prasad, 38.6 ov), 10-138 (Suranga Lakmal, 42.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
TA Boult1142532.2710
TG Southee1241721.4100
JDS Neesham6.412824.2010
N Wagner1106035.4501
MD Craig20502.5000
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings (following on)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
FDM Karunaratne  b Boult15236348317041.87
JK Silva c †Watling b Southee331061545031.13
KC Sangakkara c †Watling b Boult11625006.25
HDRL Thirimanne c †Watling b Neesham251241821020.16
AD Mathews (c)c †Watling b Southee661271967151.96
N Dickwella c Neesham b Boult422250018.18
PHT Kaushal c Craig b Southee1227291044.44
HAPW Jayawardene c Southee b Craig2338753060.52
KTGD Prasad c Taylor b Southee417190023.52
RMS Eranga not out4562777072.58
RAS Lakmal c Southee b Boult1623383069.56
Extras(b 4, lb 20, nb 1, w 1)26
TOTAL(154 Ov, RR: 2.64, 655 Mts)407
Fall of wickets: 1-85 (Kaushal Silva, 35.6 ov), 2-94 (Kumar Sangakkara, 42.2 ov), 3-181 (Lahiru Thirimanne, 87.5 ov), 4-277 (Dimuth Karunaratne, 116.3 ov), 5-287 (Niroshan Dickwella, 122.3 ov), 6-307 (Tharindu Kaushal, 128.4 ov), 7-320 (Angelo Mathews, 132.2 ov), 8-325 (Dhammika Prasad, 136.4 ov), 9-348 (Prasanna Jayawardene, 144.3 ov), 10-407 (Suranga Lakmal, 153.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
TA Boult39810042.5610
TG Southee3789142.4500
N Wagner3067602.5301
MD Craig38108312.1800
JDS Neesham822913.6200
BB McCullum10303.0000
KS Williamson10101.0000
New Zealand 2nd Innings (target: 105 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
TWM Latham c Mathews b Kaushal1724243070.83
HD Rutherford c Dickwella b Eranga1024471041.66
KS Williamson not out31751130041.33
LRPL Taylor not out3963906061.90
Extras(lb 6, nb 2, w 2)10
TOTAL(30.4 Ov, RR: 3.48, 137 Mts)107/2
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Tom Latham, 5.4 ov), 2-43 (Hamish Rutherford, 10.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RAS Lakmal621602.6611
PHT Kaushal1304813.6901
RMS Eranga722012.8500
KTGD Prasad4.411703.6410
MATCH DETAILS
Hagley Oval, Christchurch
TossSri Lanka , elected to field first
SeriesSri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series
Player Of The Match
Brendon McCullum
Series resultNew Zealand led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 2151
Season2014/15
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Match days26,27,28,29 December 2014 (5-day match)
Test debut
Tharindu Kaushal
Umpires
Bruce Oxenford
Richard Illingworth
TV Umpire
Steve Davis
Reserve Umpire
Derek Walker
Match Referee
Chris Broad
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 26 Dec - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 429/7 (MD Craig 5*, 80.3 ov)
Sat, 27 Dec - day 2 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 84/0 (FDM Karunaratne 49*, JK Silva 33*, 35 ov)
Sun, 28 Dec - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 293/5 (AD Mathews 53*, PHT Kaushal 5*, 125 ov)
Mon, 29 Dec - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 107/2 (30.4 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 4
  • Sri Lanka: 300 runs in 127.2 overs (765 balls), Extras 20
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 329/8 in 138.0 overs (HAPW Jayawardene 11, RMS Eranga 0)
  • Sri Lanka: 350 runs in 144.4 overs (869 balls), Extras 21
  • 10th Wicket: 50 runs in 44 balls (RMS Eranga 31, RAS Lakmal 14, Ex 5)
  • Sri Lanka: 400 runs in 152.4 overs (917 balls), Extras 26
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 407/10 in 154.0 overs (RMS Eranga 45)
  • New Zealand 2nd innings
  • New Zealand: 50 runs in 13.5 overs (84 balls), Extras 5
  • Drinks: New Zealand - 50/2 in 14.0 overs (KS Williamson 16, LRPL Taylor 2)
  • Tea: New Zealand - 76/2 in 24.0 overs (KS Williamson 24, LRPL Taylor 15)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 101 balls (KS Williamson 15, LRPL Taylor 29, Ex 6)
  • New Zealand: 100 runs in 30.2 overs (184 balls), Extras 10
Day 3
  • FDM Karunaratne: 50 off 111 balls (6 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 44.6 overs (271 balls), Extras 2
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 111/2 in 50.0 overs (FDM Karunaratne 66, HDRL Thirimanne 5)
  • Over 59.3: Review by Sri Lanka (Batting), Umpire - RK Illingworth, Batsman - HDRL Thirimanne (Upheld)
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 131/2 in 65.0 overs (FDM Karunaratne 77, HDRL Thirimanne 14)
  • Over 72.1: Review by New Zealand (Bowling), Umpire - BNJ Oxenford, Batsman - FDM Karunaratne (Struck down)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 186 balls (FDM Karunaratne 26, HDRL Thirimanne 18, Ex 6)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 75.4 overs (455 balls), Extras 8
  • FDM Karunaratne: 100 off 255 balls (11 x 4)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 168/2 in 81.0 overs (FDM Karunaratne 102, HDRL Thirimanne 23)
  • Over 83.1: Review by New Zealand (Bowling), Umpire - RK Illingworth, Batsman - FDM Karunaratne (Struck down)
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 93.5 overs (564 balls), Extras 14
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 201/3 in 94.0 overs (FDM Karunaratne 116, AD Mathews 12)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 81 balls (FDM Karunaratne 17, AD Mathews 31, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 245/3 in 107.0 overs (FDM Karunaratne 137, AD Mathews 34)
  • Sri Lanka: 250 runs in 108.3 overs (652 balls), Extras 15
  • AD Mathews: 50 off 82 balls (6 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • FDM Karunaratne: 150 off 360 balls (17 x 4)
  • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 293/5 in 125.0 overs (AD Mathews 53, PHT Kaushal 5)
Day 2
  • Innings Break: New Zealand - 441/10 in 85.5 overs (MD Craig 12)
  • Over 85.5: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - RK Illingworth, Batsman - TA Boult (Upheld)
  • Sri Lanka 1st innings
  • Over 4.2: Review by Sri Lanka (Batting), Umpire - RK Illingworth, Batsman - JK Silva (Struck down)
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 38/3 in 18.0 overs (HDRL Thirimanne 11, AD Mathews 15)
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 22.2 overs (135 balls), Extras 3
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 75/5 in 31.0 overs (AD Mathews 32, HAPW Jayawardene 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 35.3 overs (214 balls), Extras 5
  • AD Mathews: 50 off 83 balls (3 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 138/10 in 42.4 overs (RMS Eranga 10)
  • Sri Lanka 2nd innings
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 30/0 in 14.5 overs (FDM Karunaratne 17, JK Silva 13)
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 22.3 overs (135 balls), Extras 1
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 135 balls (FDM Karunaratne 30, JK Silva 21, Ex 1)
  • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 84/0 in 35.0 overs (FDM Karunaratne 49, JK Silva 33)
Day 1
  • New Zealand 1st innings
  • Drinks: New Zealand - 29/0 in 11.0 overs (TWM Latham 13, HD Rutherford 14)
  • New Zealand: 50 runs in 14.5 overs (90 balls), Extras 2
  • Lunch: New Zealand - 84/2 in 23.0 overs (KS Williamson 34, LRPL Taylor 3)
  • New Zealand: 100 runs in 27.1 overs (164 balls), Extras 4
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 70 balls (KS Williamson 10, BB McCullum 39, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: New Zealand - 140/3 in 36.0 overs (KS Williamson 44, BB McCullum 40)
  • New Zealand: 150 runs in 38.3 overs (232 balls), Extras 4
  • BB McCullum: 50 off 45 balls (7 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • KS Williamson: 50 off 92 balls (7 x 4)
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 125 balls (KS Williamson 17, BB McCullum 85, Ex 3)
  • New Zealand: 200 runs in 44.5 overs (271 balls), Extras 5
  • Over 45.3: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - RK Illingworth, Batsman - BB McCullum (Struck down)
  • BB McCullum: 100 off 74 balls (10 x 4, 5 x 6)
  • Tea: New Zealand - 215/4 in 48.0 overs (BB McCullum 102, JDS Neesham 0)
  • New Zealand: 250 runs in 53.3 overs (325 balls), Extras 10
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 51 balls (BB McCullum 27, JDS Neesham 24, Ex 3)
  • New Zealand: 300 runs in 56.6 overs (346 balls), Extras 10
  • BB McCullum: 150 off 103 balls (15 x 4, 8 x 6)
  • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 76 balls (BB McCullum 51, JDS Neesham 47, Ex 3)
  • JDS Neesham: 50 off 52 balls (8 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Drinks: New Zealand - 349/4 in 63.0 overs (BB McCullum 178, JDS Neesham 55)
  • New Zealand: 350 runs in 63.4 overs (386 balls), Extras 10
  • 5th Wicket: 150 runs in 118 balls (BB McCullum 94, JDS Neesham 56, Ex 3)
  • New Zealand: 400 runs in 70.5 overs (430 balls), Extras 11
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 46 balls (JDS Neesham 27, BJ Watling 21, Ex 2)
  • Over 77.3: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - RK Illingworth, Batsman - BJ Watling (Struck down)
  • Over 79.3: Review by New Zealand (Batting), Umpire - RK Illingworth, Batsman - MD Craig (Upheld)
  • New ball taken at 80.1 overs
  • End Of Day: New Zealand - 429/7 in 80.3 overs (MD Craig 5)