Result
1st Test, Kandy, Dec 1-5 2007, England tour of Sri Lanka
188 & 442/8d
(94 ov, target 350)
281 & 261
Sri Lanka won by 88 runs
Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MG Vandort c Vaughan b Hoggard822411036.36
ST Jayasuriya c Pietersen b Sidebottom1012122083.33
KC Sangakkara c Collingwood b Anderson9215925113057.86
DPMD Jayawardene (c)c †Prior b Hoggard11223008.33
LPC Silva c †Prior b Hoggard2680033.33
J Mubarak c †Prior b Hoggard054000.00
HAPW Jayawardene c Cook b Panesar511021329050.00
WPUJC Vaas  b Panesar1222252054.54
CRD Fernando c Vaughan b Panesar01115000.00
SL Malinga not out17140014.28
M Muralitharan run out (Bopara/Anderson)11300100.00
Extras(lb 8, nb 2)10
TOTAL(59.4 Ov, RR: 3.15, 268 Mts)188
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 2.5 ov), 2-29 (Michael Vandort, 9.1 ov), 3-40 (Mahela Jayawardene, 13.1 ov), 4-42 (Chamara Silva, 15.1 ov), 5-42 (Jehan Mubarak, 15.6 ov), 6-148 (Prasanna Jayawardene, 46.1 ov), 7-180 (Chaminda Vaas, 52.3 ov), 8-182 (Dilhara Fernando, 56.6 ov), 9-186 (Kumar Sangakkara, 59.2 ov), 10-188 (Muttiah Muralitharan, 59.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RJ Sidebottom1515813.8600
MJ Hoggard1432942.0701
JM Anderson15.433912.4800
RS Bopara10808.0001
MS Panesar1444633.2800
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AN Cook lbw b Vaas032000.00
MP Vaughan (c)c Silva b Muralitharan371081525034.25
IR Bell c Silva b Muralitharan8312518512066.40
KP Pietersen lbw b Muralitharan3157746054.38
PD Collingwood  b Muralitharan451212033037.19
RS Bopara c †HAPW Jayawardene b Muralitharan822260036.36
MJ Prior c Mubarak b Fernando0613000.00
RJ Sidebottom c †HAPW Jayawardene b Malinga3181963038.27
MJ Hoggard st †HAPW Jayawardene b Muralitharan1523352065.21
JM Anderson lbw b Vaas917210052.94
MS Panesar not out26110033.33
Extras(b 6, lb 1, nb 11, w 2)20
TOTAL(93.1 Ov, RR: 3.01, 413 Mts)281
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Sir Alastair Cook, 0.3 ov), 2-107 (Michael Vaughan, 34.1 ov), 3-132 (Ian Bell, 42.6 ov), 4-170 (Kevin Pietersen, 52.3 ov), 5-182 (Ravi Bopara, 58.4 ov), 6-185 (Matt Prior, 61.1 ov), 7-242 (Ryan Sidebottom, 83.2 ov), 8-266 (Paul Collingwood, 88.4 ov), 9-272 (Matthew Hoggard, 90.1 ov), 10-281 (James Anderson, 93.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas18.137624.1802
SL Malinga2028614.3028
M Muralitharan35145561.5700
ST Jayasuriya20904.5000
CRD Fernando1824812.6600
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MG Vandort c Bell b Anderson491432213034.26
ST Jayasuriya lbw b Hoggard7810614710173.58
KC Sangakkara c Vaughan b Collingwood15226939719056.50
DPMD Jayawardene (c)c †Prior b Hoggard651081489060.18
LPC Silva lbw b Panesar3748757077.08
J Mubarak c sub (GP Swann) b Panesar932372028.12
HAPW Jayawardene  b Collingwood2046502043.47
WPUJC Vaas not out617320035.29
SL Malinga  b Panesar22500100.00
CRD Fernando not out991600100.00
Extras(b 5, lb 10)15
TOTAL(130 Ov, RR: 3.4, 564 Mts)442/8d
Did not bat: M Muralitharan 
Fall of wickets: 1-113 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 32.6 ov), 2-166 (Michael Vandort, 50.6 ov), 3-288 (Mahela Jayawardene, 86.1 ov), 4-359 (Chamara Silva, 101.5 ov), 5-387 (Jehan Mubarak, 111.6 ov), 6-423 (Prasanna Jayawardene, 124.5 ov), 7-426 (Kumar Sangakkara, 126.5 ov), 8-429 (Lasith Malinga, 127.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
MJ Hoggard1855523.0500
RJ Sidebottom2556502.6000
MS Panesar45513232.9300
JM Anderson23412815.5600
RS Bopara831602.0000
MP Vaughan30602.0000
PD Collingwood802523.1200
England 2nd Innings (target: 350 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AN Cook c Silva b Vaas44210100.00
MP Vaughan (c)c †HAPW Jayawardene b Vaas525361020.00
JM Anderson  b Vaas1136421030.55
IR Bell  b Muralitharan742093036035.40
KP Pietersen  b Fernando1833354054.54
PD Collingwood c Sangakkara b Fernando1627371059.25
RS Bopara lbw b Jayasuriya3442587080.95
MJ Prior  b Muralitharan631471538042.85
RJ Sidebottom lbw b Muralitharan11525006.66
MJ Hoggard  b Malinga828321028.57
MS Panesar not out29130022.22
Extras(b 5, lb 9, nb 11)25
TOTAL(94 Ov, RR: 2.77, 372 Mts)261
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Sir Alastair Cook, 0.4 ov), 2-22 (Michael Vaughan, 8.6 ov), 3-27 (James Anderson, 10.3 ov), 4-55 (Kevin Pietersen, 17.2 ov), 5-90 (Paul Collingwood, 25.5 ov), 6-139 (Ravi Bopara, 40.4 ov), 7-248 (Matt Prior, 84.6 ov), 8-249 (Ian Bell, 86.2 ov), 9-253 (Ryan Sidebottom, 90.2 ov), 10-261 (Matthew Hoggard, 93.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas1735633.2905
SL Malinga1533912.6004
M Muralitharan36128532.3601
ST Jayasuriya1462812.0000
CRD Fernando1213923.2501
MATCH DETAILS
Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy
TossSri Lanka , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Sri Lanka
Player Of The Match
Kumar Sangakkara
Series resultSri Lanka led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1851
Season2007/08
Hours of play (local time)10.00am start, Lunch 12.30-1.10pm, Tea 3.10-3.30pm, Close 5.30pm
Match days1,2,3,4,5 December 2007 (5-day match)
Test debut
Ravi Bopara
Umpires
Asad Rauf
Aleem Dar
TV Umpire
Tyron Wijewardene
Reserve Umpire
Deepal Gunawardene
Match Referee
Jeff Crowe
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 01 Dec - day 1 - England 1st innings 49/1 (MP Vaughan 13*, IR Bell 36*, 17 ov)
Sun, 02 Dec - day 2 - England 1st innings 186/6 (PD Collingwood 14*, RJ Sidebottom 1*, 63 ov)
Mon, 03 Dec - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 167/2 (KC Sangakkara 30*, DPMD Jayawardene 0*, 52 ov)
Tue, 04 Dec - day 4 - England 2nd innings 9/1 (MP Vaughan 1*, JM Anderson 4*, 5 ov)
Wed, 05 Dec - day 5 - England 2nd innings 261 (94 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • England: 50 runs in 15.2 overs (98 balls), Extras 14
  • Drinks: England - 55/3 in 16.0 overs (IR Bell 3, KP Pietersen 18)
  • England: 100 runs in 28.5 overs (180 balls), Extras 15
  • Lunch: England - 125/5 in 37.0 overs (IR Bell 25, RS Bopara 25)
  • England: 150 runs in 48.5 overs (302 balls), Extras 22
  • Drinks: England - 169/6 in 56.0 overs (IR Bell 41, MJ Prior 17)
  • IR Bell: 50 off 154 balls (5 x 4)
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 144 balls (IR Bell 24, MJ Prior 25, Ex 2)
  • England: 200 runs in 66.5 overs (411 balls), Extras 24
  • Tea: England - 209/6 in 71.0 overs (IR Bell 62, MJ Prior 35)
  • New Ball Taken: England 228/6 after 80.1 overs (IR Bell 71, MJ Prior 45)
  • MJ Prior: 50 off 131 balls (6 x 4)
  • 7th Wicket: 100 runs in 252 balls (IR Bell 44, MJ Prior 57, Ex 2)
  • England: 250 runs in 87.2 overs (534 balls), Extras 24
  • Drinks: England - 251/8 in 88.0 overs (RJ Sidebottom 1, MJ Hoggard 0)
  • Match Scorers: Pradeep Balaji, Manoj Ridimahaliyadda and Binoy George
Day 4
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 60.4 overs (364 balls), Extras 10
  • KC Sangakkara: 50 off 88 balls (7 x 4)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 216/2 in 64.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 54, DPMD Jayawardene 25)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 78 balls (KC Sangakkara 25, DPMD Jayawardene 25, Ex 0)
  • Sri Lanka: 250 runs in 74.2 overs (446 balls), Extras 10
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 255/2 in 75.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 72, DPMD Jayawardene 46)
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 50 off 88 balls (8 x 4)
  • 3rd Wicket: 100 runs in 176 balls (KC Sangakkara 50, DPMD Jayawardene 52, Ex 0)
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 292/3 in 88.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 87, LPC Silva 3)
  • New Ball Taken: Sri Lanka 292/3 after 88.1 overs (KC Sangakkara 87, LPC Silva 3)
  • Sri Lanka: 300 runs in 89.1 overs (535 balls), Extras 14
  • KC Sangakkara: 100 off 184 balls (14 x 4)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 63 balls (KC Sangakkara 24, LPC Silva 24, Ex 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 350 runs in 97.4 overs (586 balls), Extras 14
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 359/3 in 100.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 116, LPC Silva 37)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 392/5 in 114.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 137, HAPW Jayawardene 3)
  • Sri Lanka: 400 runs in 117.1 overs (703 balls), Extras 14
  • KC Sangakkara: 150 off 266 balls (19 x 4)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 429/8 in 127.2 overs (WPUJC Vaas 2)
  • Innings Break: Sri Lanka - 442/8 in 130.0 overs (WPUJC Vaas 6, CRD Fernando 9)
  • England 2nd innings
  • End Of Day: England - 9/1 in 5.0 overs (MP Vaughan 1, JM Anderson 4)
Day 3
  • England: 200 runs in 68.3 overs (418 balls), Extras 12
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 114 balls (PD Collingwood 23, RJ Sidebottom 27, Ex 2)
  • New Ball Taken: England 238/6 after 81.1 overs (PD Collingwood 37, RJ Sidebottom 28)
  • Drinks: England - 239/6 in 82.0 overs (PD Collingwood 37, RJ Sidebottom 28)
  • England: 250 runs in 84.5 overs (518 balls), Extras 16
  • Innings Break: England - 281/10 in 93.1 overs (MS Panesar 2)
  • Sri Lanka 2nd innings
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 2/0 in 2.0 overs (MG Vandort 0, ST Jayasuriya 2)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 38/0 in 15.0 overs (MG Vandort 11, ST Jayasuriya 27)
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 18.1 overs (109 balls), Extras 4
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 109 balls (MG Vandort 14, ST Jayasuriya 35, Ex 4)
  • ST Jayasuriya: 50 off 62 balls (8 x 4)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 89/0 in 28.0 overs (MG Vandort 24, ST Jayasuriya 61)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 30.4 overs (184 balls), Extras 4
  • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 184 balls (MG Vandort 26, ST Jayasuriya 73, Ex 4)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 132/1 in 43.0 overs (MG Vandort 37, KC Sangakkara 12)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 46.2 overs (278 balls), Extras 5
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 104 balls (MG Vandort 18, KC Sangakkara 29, Ex 6)
  • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 167/2 in 52.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 30, DPMD Jayawardene 0)
Day 2
  • England: 50 runs in 17.1 overs (103 balls), Extras 0
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 100 balls (MP Vaughan 13, IR Bell 40, Ex 0)
  • IR Bell: 50 off 57 balls (7 x 4)
  • Drinks: England - 97/1 in 32.0 overs (MP Vaughan 29, IR Bell 65)
  • England: 100 runs in 33.1 overs (201 balls), Extras 3
  • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 198 balls (MP Vaughan 34, IR Bell 65, Ex 3)
  • Lunch: England - 145/3 in 46.0 overs (KP Pietersen 18, PD Collingwood 1)
  • England: 150 runs in 47.4 overs (292 balls), Extras 7
  • Drinks: England - 169/3 in 50.0 overs (KP Pietersen 30, PD Collingwood 7)
  • Drinks: England - 185/5 in 60.0 overs (PD Collingwood 14, MJ Prior 0)
  • Rain: England - 186/6 in 63.0 overs (PD Collingwood 14, RJ Sidebottom 1)
  • End Of Day: England - 186/6 in 63.0 overs (PD Collingwood 14, RJ Sidebottom 1)
Day 1
  • Sri Lanka 1st innings
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 40/2 in 13.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 20, DPMD Jayawardene 1)
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 18.5 overs (114 balls), Extras 1
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 86/5 in 25.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 39, HAPW Jayawardene 23)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 73 balls (KC Sangakkara 20, HAPW Jayawardene 24, Ex 6)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 30.3 overs (185 balls), Extras 7
  • KC Sangakkara: 50 off 80 balls (7 x 4)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 133/5 in 40.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 58, HAPW Jayawardene 44)
  • HAPW Jayawardene: 50 off 84 balls (9 x 4)
  • 6th Wicket: 100 runs in 155 balls (KC Sangakkara 41, HAPW Jayawardene 50, Ex 9)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 46.4 overs (282 balls), Extras 10
  • Sri Lanka 1st Innings: 1x5 ball over (47th over, MS Panesar, called by Umpire Aleem Dar)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 180/7 in 53.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 86, CRD Fernando 0)
  • Innings Break: Sri Lanka - 188/10 in 59.4 overs (SL Malinga 1)
  • England 1st innings
  • Drinks: England - 40/1 in 14.0 overs (MP Vaughan 12, IR Bell 28)
  • Bad Light: England - 49/1 in 17.0 overs (MP Vaughan 13, IR Bell 36)
  • End Of Day: England - 49/1 in 17.0 overs (MP Vaughan 13, IR Bell 36)