Result
3rd Test, England tour of Sri Lanka at Galle, Dec 18-22 2007
499/8d
(95 ov)
81 & 251/6 (f/o)
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MG Vandort lbw b Sidebottom1833482054.54
WU Tharanga lbw b Harmison1642722038.09
KC Sangakkara c Panesar b Harmison46951517048.42
DPMD Jayawardene (c)not out21341161025051.82
LPC Silva c Bell b Harmison12636003.84
TM Dilshan run out (Cook)8413721811061.31
HAPW Jayawardene c †Prior b Bopara031000.00
WPUJC Vaas c Vaughan b Hoggard9013319711067.66
SL Malinga  b Collingwood516261031.25
Extras(b 1, lb 14, nb 3, w 8)26
TOTAL(148.5 Ov, RR: 3.35, 682 Mts)499/8d
Fall of wickets: 1-34 (Michael Vandort, 10.1 ov), 2-44 (Upul Tharanga, 14.4 ov), 3-132 (Kumar Sangakkara, 45.1 ov), 4-138 (Chamara Silva, 53.2 ov), 5-287 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 99.1 ov), 6-287 (Prasanna Jayawardene, 99.4 ov), 7-470 (Chaminda Vaas, 143.5 ov), 8-499 (Lasith Malinga, 148.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RJ Sidebottom3489512.7910
MJ Hoggard32412113.7810
SJ Harmison34410433.0523
MS Panesar2637602.9200
RS Bopara1013913.9000
PD Collingwood9.523813.8610
KP Pietersen301103.6600
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AN Cook c †HAPW Jayawardene b Vaas1327333048.14
MP Vaughan (c)lbw b Vaas1490025.00
IR Bell run out (Dilshan)1680016.66
KP Pietersen c †HAPW Jayawardene b Malinga110170010.00
PD Collingwood  b Welegedara2948954060.41
RS Bopara c Welegedara b Vaas077000.00
MJ Prior  b Vaas4681066.66
RJ Sidebottom c Dilshan b Muralitharan1170721015.71
SJ Harmison not out991710100.00
MJ Hoggard c DPMD Jayawardene b Welegedara044000.00
MS Panesar run out (Welegedara/†HAPW Jayawardene)029000.00
Extras(b 4, nb 8)12
TOTAL(30.5 Ov, RR: 2.62, 144 Mts)81
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Michael Vaughan, 2.1 ov), 2-9 (Ian Bell, 3.3 ov), 3-22 (Sir Alastair Cook, 6.6 ov), 4-22 (Kevin Pietersen, 7.3 ov), 5-25 (Ravi Bopara, 8.3 ov), 6-33 (Matt Prior, 10.3 ov), 7-70 (Ryan Sidebottom, 27.6 ov), 8-72 (Paul Collingwood, 28.2 ov), 9-72 (Matthew Hoggard, 28.6 ov), 10-81 (Monty Panesar, 30.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas9.522842.8404
SL Malinga922612.8802
UWMBCA Welegedara811722.1202
M Muralitharan42611.5000
England 2nd Innings (following on)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AN Cook c †HAPW Jayawardene b Welegedara11828538012041.40
MP Vaughan (c)c DPMD Jayawardene b Welegedara2457850042.10
IR Bell  b Muralitharan3467913050.74
KP Pietersen c DPMD Jayawardene b Muralitharan3066943045.45
PD Collingwood st †HAPW Jayawardene b Muralitharan022000.00
RS Bopara run out (DPMD Jayawardene)011000.00
MJ Prior not out191001082019.00
RJ Sidebottom not out066000.00
Extras(b 6, lb 5, nb 14, w 1)26
TOTAL(f/o)251/6
Fall of wickets: 1-67 (Michael Vaughan, 19.6 ov), 2-128 (Ian Bell, 42.1 ov), 3-200 (Kevin Pietersen, 64.3 ov), 4-200 (Paul Collingwood, 64.5 ov), 5-200 (Ravi Bopara, 64.6 ov), 6-250 (Sir Alastair Cook, 93.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
M Muralitharan3889132.3908
WPUJC Vaas1873702.0502
SL Malinga2034202.1003
UWMBCA Welegedara1415924.2111
TM Dilshan31802.6600
LPC Silva21301.5000
MATCH DETAILS
Galle International Stadium
TossEngland , elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of Sri Lanka
Player Of The Match
Mahela Jayawardene
Player Of The Series
Mahela Jayawardene
Series resultSri Lanka won the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1854
Season2007/08
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, Lunch 12.00-12.40, Tea 14.40-15.00, Close 17.00
Match days18,19,20,21,22 December 2007 (5-day match)
Test debut
Chanaka Welegedara
Umpires
Asad Rauf
Daryl Harper
TV Umpire
Asoka de Silva
Reserve Umpire
Gamini Dissanayake
Match Referee
Jeff Crowe
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 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)
  • day 5 - England 2nd innings 251/6 (95 ov) - end of match
Day 4
  • Drinks: England - 38/0 in 13.0 overs (AN Cook 15, MP Vaughan 18)
  • England: 50 runs in 14.5 overs (92 balls), Extras 5
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 92 balls (AN Cook 27, MP Vaughan 19, Ex 5)
  • AN Cook: 50 off 103 balls (7 x 4)
  • England: 100 runs in 32.1 overs (199 balls), Extras 8
  • Rain: England - 102/1 in 33.5 overs (AN Cook 53, IR Bell 17)
  • Lunch: England - 102/1 in 33.5 overs (AN Cook 53, IR Bell 17)
  • Rain: England - 102/1 in 33.5 overs (AN Cook 53, IR Bell 17)
  • End Of Day: England - 102/1 in 33.5 overs (AN Cook 53, IR Bell 17)
  • day 4 - England 2nd innings 102/1 (AN Cook 53*, IR Bell 17*, 33.5 ov)
Day 3
  • WPUJC Vaas: 50 off 92 balls (6 x 4)
  • 7th Wicket: 100 runs in 180 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 50, WPUJC Vaas 50, Ex 1)
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 150 off 356 balls (16 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 400 runs in 132.6 overs (804 balls), Extras 24
  • 7th Wicket: 150 runs in 240 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 74, WPUJC Vaas 74, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 439/6 in 140.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 174, WPUJC Vaas 75)
  • Sri Lanka: 450 runs in 140.6 overs (853 balls), Extras 25
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 200 off 406 balls (23 x 4)
  • Innings Break: Sri Lanka - 499/8 in 148.5 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 213)
  • England 1st innings
  • Lunch: England - 24/4 in 8.0 overs (PD Collingwood 0, RS Bopara 0)
  • England: 50 runs in 14.3 overs (92 balls), Extras 9
  • Rain: England - 61/6 in 21.0 overs (PD Collingwood 23, RJ Sidebottom 7)
  • Wet Ground: England - 61/6 in 21.0 overs (PD Collingwood 23, RJ Sidebottom 7)
  • Wet Ground: England - 61/6 in 21.0 overs (PD Collingwood 23, RJ Sidebottom 7)
  • Innings Break: England - 81/10 in 30.5 overs (SJ Harmison 9)
  • England 2nd innings
  • End Of Day: England - 2/0 in 1.0 overs (AN Cook 1, MP Vaughan 1)
  • day 3 - England 2nd innings 2/0 (AN Cook 1*, MP Vaughan 1*, 1 ov)
Day 2
  • Wet Ground: Sri Lanka - 147/4 in 55.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 51, TM Dilshan 7)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 56.6 overs (343 balls), Extras 8
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 173/4 in 65.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 58, TM Dilshan 20)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 90 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 13, TM Dilshan 31, Ex 6)
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 72.3 overs (438 balls), Extras 14
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 211/4 in 75.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 71, TM Dilshan 45)
  • New Ball Taken: Sri Lanka 226/4 after 80.1 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 79, TM Dilshan 48)
  • TM Dilshan: 50 off 81 balls (8 x 4)
  • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 184 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 33, TM Dilshan 55, Ex 12)
  • Sri Lanka: 250 runs in 86.2 overs (523 balls), Extras 22
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 256/4 in 89.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 89, TM Dilshan 64)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 287/6 in 99.4 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 99)
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 100 off 267 balls (9 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 300 runs in 102.3 overs (620 balls), Extras 23
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 331/6 in 114.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 121, WPUJC Vaas 22)
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 93 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 24, WPUJC Vaas 26, Ex 0)
  • Sri Lanka: 350 runs in 119.5 overs (724 balls), Extras 23
  • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 384/6 in 129.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 149, WPUJC Vaas 46)
  • day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 384/6 (DPMD Jayawardene 149*, WPUJC Vaas 46*, 129 ov)
Day 1
  • Sri Lanka 1st innings
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 34/0 in 10.0 overs (MG Vandort 18, WU Tharanga 15)
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 15.5 overs (96 balls), Extras 4
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 71/2 in 18.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 21, DPMD Jayawardene 12)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 80 balls (KC Sangakkara 27, DPMD Jayawardene 21, Ex 2)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 30.1 overs (182 balls), Extras 6
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 102/2 in 32.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 34, DPMD Jayawardene 28)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 132/2 in 44.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 46, DPMD Jayawardene 45)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 140/4 in 54.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 50, TM Dilshan 1)
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 50 off 127 balls (6 x 4)
  • Bad Light: Sri Lanka - 147/4 in 55.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 51, TM Dilshan 7)
  • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 147/4 in 55.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 51, TM Dilshan 7)
  • day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 147/4 (DPMD Jayawardene 51*, TM Dilshan 7*, 55 ov)