Result
1st Test, Providence, Mar 22-26 2008, Sri Lanka tour of West Indies
476/8d & 240/7d
(106.2 ov, target 437)
280 & 315
Sri Lanka won by 121 runs
Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MG Vandort lbw b Taylor521171678044.44
SM Warnapura c †Ramdin b Bravo12022626914053.09
KC Sangakkara c Smith b Taylor501141643043.85
DPMD Jayawardene (c)lbw b Gayle13623436913058.11
TT Samaraweera c sub (TM Dowlin) b Taylor021000.00
TM Dilshan lbw b Taylor2039504051.28
HAPW Jayawardene  b Powell21831072025.30
WPUJC Vaas not out541421624038.02
T Thushara c sub (TM Dowlin) b Gayle097000.00
HMRKB Herath not out1381030162.50
Extras(lb 7, nb 2, w 1)10
TOTAL(162 Ov, RR: 2.93, 647 Mts)476/8d
Did not bat: M Muralitharan 
Fall of wickets: 1-130 (Michael Vandort, 42.4 ov), 2-205 (Malinda Warnapura, 69.3 ov), 3-243 (Kumar Sangakkara, 82.1 ov), 4-243 (Thilan Samaraweera, 82.3 ov), 5-277 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 94.4 ov), 6-331 (Prasanna Jayawardene, 120.5 ov), 7-457 (Mahela Jayawardene, 157.2 ov), 8-459 (Thilan Thushara, 159.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DBL Powell2938913.0600
JE Taylor33811043.3300
CH Gayle2746622.4400
DJ Bravo3037412.4612
SJ Benn40612003.0000
RO Hinds301003.3300
West Indies 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CH Gayle (c)lbw b Vaas01111000.00
DS Smith c †HAPW Jayawardene b Thushara1443780032.55
RR Sarwan c †HAPW Jayawardene b Vaas801992625040.20
MN Samuels c †HAPW Jayawardene b Thushara519241026.31
S Chanderpaul c Warnapura b Muralitharan2353661043.39
DJ Bravo lbw b Muralitharan816131050.00
RO Hinds c †HAPW Jayawardene b Muralitharan371041325035.57
D Ramdin c Sangakkara b Vaas3874971051.35
SJ Benn run out (Dilshan)2852762153.84
JE Taylor not out2761732144.26
DBL Powell c DPMD Jayawardene b Thushara1243511027.90
Extras(lb 4, nb 4)8
TOTAL(111.5 Ov, RR: 2.5, 446 Mts)280
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Chris Gayle, 2.6 ov), 2-46 (Devon Smith, 19.2 ov), 3-58 (Marlon Samuels, 25.1 ov), 4-99 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul, 40.6 ov), 5-109 (Dwayne Bravo, 44.3 ov), 6-162 (Ramnaresh Sarwan, 67.5 ov), 7-193 (Ryan Hinds, 78.4 ov), 8-236 (Denesh Ramdin, 92.1 ov), 9-252 (Sulieman Benn, 96.6 ov), 10-280 (Daren Powell, 111.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas2574831.9200
T Thushara20.535932.8300
TM Dilshan10202.0000
M Muralitharan40611232.8002
HMRKB Herath2565502.2002
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MG Vandort c †Ramdin b Gayle2440482060.00
SM Warnapura c †Ramdin b Bravo62911385068.13
KC Sangakkara c sub (FH Edwards) b Bravo2128521075.00
DPMD Jayawardene (c)c Chanderpaul b Benn3338723086.84
TT Samaraweera not out56891075062.92
TM Dilshan lbw b Taylor410130040.00
WPUJC Vaas c †Ramdin b Benn1321260061.90
T Thushara c Taylor b Benn1416211087.50
HAPW Jayawardene not out51091050.00
Extras(b 2, lb 1, nb 5)8
TOTAL(57 Ov, RR: 4.21, 246 Mts)240/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-43 (Michael Vandort, 9.6 ov), 2-94 (Kumar Sangakkara, 22.5 ov), 3-133 (Malinda Warnapura, 30.2 ov), 4-159 (Mahela Jayawardene, 37.3 ov), 5-171 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 40.4 ov), 6-192 (Chaminda Vaas, 47.2 ov), 7-224 (Thilan Thushara, 53.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DBL Powell903303.6600
JE Taylor803714.6200
DJ Bravo1405423.8501
SJ Benn1305934.5300
CH Gayle1315414.1500
West Indies 2nd Innings (target: 437 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
DS Smith c Thushara b Vaas1014192071.42
DJ Bravo c & b Muralitharan8316918910149.11
RR Sarwan lbw b Thushara722062783034.95
MN Samuels c †Sangakkara b Vaas1023281043.47
S Chanderpaul  b Vaas311170027.27
CH Gayle (c)not out511312157138.93
RO Hinds c †Sangakkara b Muralitharan1021281047.61
D Ramdin c DPMD Jayawardene b Thushara1750014.28
SJ Benn lbw b Muralitharan711201063.63
JE Taylor c Dilshan b Vaas1242583028.57
DBL Powell c Muralitharan b Vaas14131930107.69
Extras(b 25, lb 3, nb 14)42
TOTAL(106.2 Ov, RR: 2.96, 448 Mts)315
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Devon Smith, 4.3 ov), 2-156 (Dwayne Bravo, 50.5 ov), 3-171 (Marlon Samuels, 57.5 ov), 4-178 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul, 61.1 ov), 5-212 (Ramnaresh Sarwan, 75.5 ov), 6-229 (Ryan Hinds, 82.4 ov), 7-231 (Denesh Ramdin, 83.5 ov), 8-244 (Sulieman Benn, 88.3 ov), 9-291 (Jerome Taylor, 102.1 ov), 10-315 (Daren Powell, 106.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas22.276152.7300
T Thushara1727024.1108
HMRKB Herath2274402.0001
M Muralitharan45611232.4801
MATCH DETAILS
Providence Stadium, Guyana
TossSri Lanka , elected to bat first
SeriesSri Lanka tour of West Indies
Player Of The Match
Chaminda Vaas
Series resultSri Lanka led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1869
Season2007/08
Hours of play (local time)10.00 start, Lunch 12.00-12.40, Tea 14.40-15.00, Close 17.00
Match days22,23,24,25,26 March 2008 (5-day match)
Test debut
Sulieman Benn
Umpires
Billy Bowden
Simon Taufel
TV Umpire
Clyde Duncan
Reserve Umpire
Goaland Greaves
Match Referee
Chris Broad
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 22 Mar - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 269/4 (DPMD Jayawardene 25*, TM Dilshan 15*, 90 ov)
Sun, 23 Mar - day 2 - West Indies 1st innings 29/1 (DS Smith 8*, RR Sarwan 21*, 16 ov)
Mon, 24 Mar - day 3 - West Indies 1st innings 269/9 (JE Taylor 22*, DBL Powell 6*, 106 ov)
Tue, 25 Mar - day 4 - West Indies 2nd innings 96/1 (DJ Bravo 46*, RR Sarwan 34*, 23 ov)
Wed, 26 Mar - day 5 - West Indies 2nd innings 315 (106.2 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • West Indies: 100 runs in 24.4 overs (149 balls), Extras 6
  • DJ Bravo: 50 off 77 balls (7 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 204 balls (DJ Bravo 46, RR Sarwan 43, Ex 11)
  • Drinks: West Indies - 128/1 in 42.0 overs (DJ Bravo 62, RR Sarwan 45)
  • West Indies: 150 runs in 48.2 overs (292 balls), Extras 13
  • RR Sarwan: 50 off 124 balls (2 x 4)
  • Lunch: West Indies - 170/2 in 56.0 overs (RR Sarwan 51, MN Samuels 9)
  • Drinks: West Indies - 195/4 in 71.0 overs (RR Sarwan 67, CH Gayle 4)
  • West Indies: 200 runs in 74.1 overs (449 balls), Extras 19
  • Tea: West Indies - 229/6 in 82.4 overs (CH Gayle 14)
  • West Indies: 250 runs in 89.3 overs (547 balls), Extras 31
  • Drinks: West Indies - 278/8 in 98.0 overs (CH Gayle 36, JE Taylor 8)
  • New Ball Taken: West Indies 283/8 after 100.3 overs (CH Gayle 37, JE Taylor 12)
  • West Indies: 300 runs in 103.6 overs (634 balls), Extras 42
  • CH Gayle: 50 off 129 balls (7 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Match scorer: Chaminda de Silva
Day 4
  • Innings Break: West Indies - 280/10 in 111.5 overs (JE Taylor 27)
  • Sri Lanka 2nd innings
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 40/0 in 9.0 overs (MG Vandort 22, SM Warnapura 17)
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 12.2 overs (74 balls), Extras 1
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 83/1 in 20.0 overs (SM Warnapura 44, KC Sangakkara 14)
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 74 balls (SM Warnapura 29, KC Sangakkara 21, Ex 0)
  • BSM Warnapura: 50 off 71 balls (5 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 24.1 overs (145 balls), Extras 1
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 136/3 in 32.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 21, TT Samaraweera 2)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 35.6 overs (217 balls), Extras 6
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 186/5 in 45.0 overs (TT Samaraweera 26, WPUJC Vaas 10)
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 48.6 overs (295 balls), Extras 6
  • TT Samaraweera: 50 off 84 balls (4 x 4)
  • West Indies 2nd innings
  • KC Sangakkara kept wicket in this innings
  • West Indies: 50 runs in 10.3 overs (64 balls), Extras 1
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 67 balls (DJ Bravo 26, RR Sarwan 22, Ex 4)
  • End Of Day: West Indies - 96/1 in 23.0 overs (DJ Bravo 46, RR Sarwan 34)
Day 3
  • West Indies: 50 runs in 19.3 overs (117 balls), Extras 0
  • Drinks: West Indies - 67/3 in 30.0 overs (RR Sarwan 42, S Chanderpaul 5)
  • RR Sarwan: 50 off 99 balls (4 x 4)
  • West Indies: 100 runs in 41.3 overs (251 balls), Extras 2
  • Lunch: West Indies - 107/4 in 44.0 overs (RR Sarwan 57, DJ Bravo 6)
  • West Indies: 150 runs in 57.6 overs (351 balls), Extras 3
  • Drinks: West Indies - 154/5 in 60.0 overs (RR Sarwan 78, RO Hinds 23)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 111 balls (RR Sarwan 22, RO Hinds 27, Ex 2)
  • Tea: West Indies - 186/6 in 75.0 overs (RO Hinds 32, D Ramdin 17)
  • West Indies: 200 runs in 83.2 overs (504 balls), Extras 7
  • Drinks: West Indies - 235/7 in 91.0 overs (D Ramdin 37, SJ Benn 24)
  • New Ball Taken: West Indies 235/7 after 91.1 overs (D Ramdin 37, SJ Benn 24)
  • West Indies: 250 runs in 96.5 overs (585 balls), Extras 8
  • End Of Day: West Indies - 269/9 in 106.0 overs (JE Taylor 22, DBL Powell 6)
Day 2
  • Sri Lanka: 300 runs in 103.6 overs (627 balls), Extras 7
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 301/5 in 105.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 43, HAPW Jayawardene 9)
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 50 off 119 balls (6 x 4)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 134 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 29, HAPW Jayawardene 20, Ex 1)
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 330/5 in 120.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 59, HAPW Jayawardene 21)
  • New Ball Taken: Sri Lanka 330/5 after 120.1 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 59, HAPW Jayawardene 21)
  • Sri Lanka: 350 runs in 125.5 overs (758 balls), Extras 9
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 366/6 in 132.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 84, WPUJC Vaas 10)
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 89 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 36, WPUJC Vaas 16, Ex 1)
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 100 off 189 balls (10 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 400 runs in 140.4 overs (847 balls), Extras 9
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 418/6 in 148.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 120, WPUJC Vaas 26)
  • 7th Wicket: 100 runs in 183 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 64, WPUJC Vaas 35, Ex 1)
  • Sri Lanka: 450 runs in 155.3 overs (936 balls), Extras 9
  • WPUJC Vaas: 50 off 136 balls (4 x 4)
  • West Indies 1st innings
  • End Of Day: West Indies - 29/1 in 16.0 overs (DS Smith 8, RR Sarwan 21)
Day 1
  • Sri Lanka 1st innings
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 12.6 overs (78 balls), Extras 0
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 78 balls (MG Vandort 13, SM Warnapura 38, Ex 0)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 53/0 in 14.0 overs (MG Vandort 14, SM Warnapura 39)
  • BSM Warnapura: 50 off 91 balls (7 x 4)
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 85/0 in 31.0 overs (MG Vandort 32, SM Warnapura 53)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 34.5 overs (209 balls), Extras 0
  • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 209 balls (MG Vandort 38, SM Warnapura 64, Ex 0)
  • MG Vandort: 50 off 115 balls (8 x 4)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 139/1 in 47.0 overs (SM Warnapura 84, KC Sangakkara 2)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 52.1 overs (313 balls), Extras 1
  • BSM Warnapura: 100 off 182 balls (12 x 4)
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 110 balls (SM Warnapura 32, KC Sangakkara 20, Ex 0)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 190/1 in 64.0 overs (SM Warnapura 114, KC Sangakkara 23)
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 67.2 overs (404 balls), Extras 1
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 225/2 in 76.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 44, DPMD Jayawardene 5)
  • KC Sangakkara: 50 off 113 balls (3 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 250 runs in 86.3 overs (522 balls), Extras 5
  • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 269/4 in 90.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 25, TM Dilshan 15)