Result
1st Test, Colombo (SSC), Jul 27-31 2006, South Africa tour of Sri Lanka
(157.2 ov)
169 & 434
756/5d
Sri Lanka won by an innings and 153 runs
Player Of The Match
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
HH Gibbs  b Fernando1941723046.34
AJ Hall  b Fernando1731503054.83
JA Rudolph c †HAPW Jayawardene b Maharoof2952725055.76
HM Amla st †HAPW Jayawardene b Muralitharan1964960029.68
AG Prince (c)c †HAPW Jayawardene b Maharoof11516006.66
AB de Villiers c Kapugedera b Muralitharan6572978090.27
MV Boucher c Jayasuriya b Muralitharan49200044.44
N Boje lbw b Muralitharan510161050.00
A Nel lbw b Fernando026000.00
DW Steyn  b Fernando012000.00
M Ntini not out0521000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 6)10
TOTAL(50.2 Ov, RR: 3.35, 238 Mts)169
Fall of wickets: 1-32 (Andrew Hall, 9.6 ov), 2-45 (Herschelle Gibbs, 13.6 ov), 3-78 (Jacques Rudolph, 25.2 ov), 4-80 (Ashwell Prince, 29.4 ov), 5-112 (Hashim Amla, 36.6 ov), 6-128 (Mark Boucher, 40.6 ov), 7-148 (Nicky Boje, 44.5 ov), 8-151 (Andre Nel, 45.5 ov), 9-151 (Dale Steyn, 45.6 ov), 10-169 (AB de Villiers, 50.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SL Malinga1023803.8000
MF Maharoof913223.5500
CRD Fernando1324843.6900
M Muralitharan18.264142.2300
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
WU Tharanga c †Boucher b Steyn710191070.00
ST Jayasuriya lbw b Steyn4670066.66
KC Sangakkara c †Boucher b Hall28745767535062.80
DPMD Jayawardene (c) b Nel37457275243165.38
TM Dilshan lbw b Steyn4567836067.16
CK Kapugedera not out17140014.28
Extras(b 17, lb 5, nb 8, w 8)38
TOTAL(185.1 Ov, RR: 4.08, 782 Mts)756/5d
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 1.3 ov), 2-14 (Upul Tharanga, 3.3 ov), 3-638 (Kumar Sangakkara, 160.3 ov), 4-751 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 182.1 ov), 5-756 (Mahela Jayawardene, 185.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
M Ntini3139703.1201
DW Steyn26112934.9626
A Nel25.1211414.5211
AJ Hall2529913.9600
N Boje65522103.4000
JA Rudolph704506.4200
AG Prince20703.5010
AB de Villiers402205.5000
South Africa 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JA Rudolph c Kapugedera b Fernando9018220613049.45
AJ Hall lbw b Muralitharan641772637036.15
HM Amla lbw b Fernando214160014.28
AG Prince (c)c DPMD Jayawardene b Muralitharan611822114033.51
AB de Villiers lbw b Muralitharan2438673063.15
MV Boucher c & b Jayasuriya8516023210053.12
HH Gibbs c & b Muralitharan1832483056.25
N Boje not out331301392025.38
A Nel  b Muralitharan089000.00
DW Steyn  b Muralitharan49111044.44
M Ntini  b Malinga1632371150.00
Extras(b 11, lb 4, nb 20, w 2)37
TOTAL(157.2 Ov, RR: 2.75, 624 Mts)434
Fall of wickets: 1-165 (Jacques Rudolph, 51.6 ov), 2-171 (Hashim Amla, 55.5 ov), 3-185 (Andrew Hall, 64.5 ov), 4-234 (AB de Villiers, 83.2 ov), 5-312 (Ashwell Prince, 106.6 ov), 6-350 (Herschelle Gibbs, 118.4 ov), 7-401 (Mark Boucher, 138.6 ov), 8-404 (Andre Nel, 141.5 ov), 9-412 (Dale Steyn, 145.3 ov), 10-434 (Makhaya Ntini, 157.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SL Malinga16.208515.2017
MF Maharoof1534803.2015
CRD Fernando2466922.8708
M Muralitharan641113162.0400
TM Dilshan411002.5000
ST Jayasuriya3487612.2300
MATCH DETAILS
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of Sri Lanka
Player Of The Match
Mahela Jayawardene
Series resultSri Lanka led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1810
Season2006
Hours of play (local time)10.30am start, Lunch 12.30-1.10pm, Tea 3.10-3.30pm, Close 5.30pm
Match days27,28,29,30,31 July 2006 (5-day match)
Umpires
Mark Benson
Billy Bowden
TV Umpire
Asoka de Silva
Match Referee
Javagal Srinath
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 27 Jul - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 128/2 (KC Sangakkara 59*, DPMD Jayawardene 55*, 26 ov)
Fri, 28 Jul - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 485/2 (KC Sangakkara 229*, DPMD Jayawardene 224*, 112 ov)
Sat, 29 Jul - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 43/0 (JA Rudolph 24*, AJ Hall 13*, 15 ov)
Sun, 30 Jul - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 311/4 (AG Prince 60*, MV Boucher 38*, 105 ov)
Mon, 31 Jul - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 434 (157.2 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • Umpire EAR de Silva stood in place of the indisposed MR Benson at the start of the 5th day
  • MV Boucher: 50 off 99 balls (7 x 4)
  • South Africa: 350 runs in 118.3 overs (733 balls), Extras 35
  • Drinks: South Africa - 350/6 in 118.4 overs (MV Boucher 56)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 392/6 in 135.0 overs (MV Boucher 80, N Boje 18)
  • South Africa: 400 runs in 137.6 overs (850 balls), Extras 35
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 116 balls (MV Boucher 29, N Boje 21, Ex 0)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 431/9 in 153.0 overs (N Boje 32, M Ntini 14)
  • Test Match Commentator: Binoy George
  • Test Match Scorers: Sajan Nair and Raju
Day 4
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 16.3 overs (105 balls), Extras 6
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 105 balls (JA Rudolph 33, AJ Hall 13, Ex 6)
  • JA Rudolph: 50 off 77 balls (8 x 4)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 27.2 overs (175 balls), Extras 11
  • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 175 balls (JA Rudolph 63, AJ Hall 28, Ex 11)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 104/0 in 28.0 overs (JA Rudolph 65, AJ Hall 28)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 45.4 overs (286 balls), Extras 20
  • AJ Hall: 50 off 132 balls (6 x 4)
  • 1st Wicket: 150 runs in 286 balls (JA Rudolph 80, AJ Hall 50, Ex 20)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 150/0 in 46.0 overs (JA Rudolph 80, AJ Hall 50)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 172/2 in 59.0 overs (AJ Hall 58, AG Prince 0)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 69.6 overs (436 balls), Extras 26
  • Tea: South Africa - 209/3 in 73.0 overs (AG Prince 17, AB de Villiers 9)
  • New Ball Taken: South Africa 233/3 after 82.1 overs (AG Prince 27, AB de Villiers 23)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 86.3 overs (536 balls), Extras 28
  • Drinks: South Africa - 258/4 in 89.0 overs (AG Prince 32, MV Boucher 18)
  • AG Prince: 50 off 141 balls (4 x 4)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 81 balls (AG Prince 23, MV Boucher 23, Ex 4)
  • South Africa: 300 runs in 101.3 overs (631 balls), Extras 33
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 311/4 in 105.0 overs (AG Prince 60, MV Boucher 38)
Day 3
  • Sri Lanka: 500 runs in 118.2 overs (719 balls), Extras 21
  • 3rd Wicket: 500 runs in 721 balls (KC Sangakkara 231, DPMD Jayawardene 248, Ex 21)
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 250 off 402 balls (29 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 531/2 in 129.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 240, DPMD Jayawardene 254)
  • Sri Lanka: 550 runs in 134.3 overs (817 balls), Extras 26
  • KC Sangakkara: 250 off 372 balls (32 x 4)
  • 3rd Wicket: 550 runs in 821 balls (KC Sangakkara 259, DPMD Jayawardene 266, Ex 25)
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 584/2 in 144.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 271, DPMD Jayawardene 276)
  • Sri Lanka: 600 runs in 148.5 overs (903 balls), Extras 30
  • 3rd Wicket: 600 runs in 914 balls (KC Sangakkara 277, DPMD Jayawardene 294, Ex 29)
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 300 off 491 balls (34 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Sri Lanka: 650 runs in 164.1 overs (995 balls), Extras 31
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 64 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 33, TM Dilshan 20, Ex 0)
  • Sri Lanka: 700 runs in 172.4 overs (1046 balls), Extras 31
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 350 off 534 balls (41 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 720/3 in 176.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 357, TM Dilshan 34)
  • New Ball Taken: Sri Lanka 720/3 after 176.1 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 357, TM Dilshan 34)
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 114 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 56, TM Dilshan 39, Ex 5)
  • Sri Lanka: 750 runs in 181.1 overs (1098 balls), Extras 36
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 43/0 in 15.0 overs (JA Rudolph 24, AJ Hall 13)
Day 2
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 31.4 overs (195 balls), Extras 9
  • 3rd Wicket: 150 runs in 191 balls (KC Sangakkara 80, DPMD Jayawardene 65, Ex 8)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 179/2 in 39.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 89, DPMD Jayawardene 70)
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 42.6 overs (263 balls), Extras 9
  • KC Sangakkara: 100 off 116 balls (14 x 4)
  • 3rd Wicket: 200 runs in 268 balls (KC Sangakkara 102, DPMD Jayawardene 90, Ex 8)
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 227/2 in 52.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 108, DPMD Jayawardene 99)
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 100 off 162 balls (14 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 250 runs in 57.2 overs (351 balls), Extras 11
  • 3rd Wicket: 250 runs in 375 balls (KC Sangakkara 122, DPMD Jayawardene 116, Ex 12)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 269/2 in 67.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 125, DPMD Jayawardene 120)
  • Sri Lanka: 300 runs in 73.5 overs (450 balls), Extras 17
  • 3rd Wicket: 300 runs in 452 balls (KC Sangakkara 141, DPMD Jayawardene 143, Ex 16)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 320/2 in 81.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 147, DPMD Jayawardene 145)
  • New Ball Taken: Sri Lanka 320/2 after 81.1 overs (KC Sangakkara 147, DPMD Jayawardene 145)
  • KC Sangakkara: 150 off 224 balls (19 x 4)
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 150 off 260 balls (20 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 350 runs in 85.2 overs (519 balls), Extras 17
  • 3rd Wicket: 350 runs in 506 balls (KC Sangakkara 172, DPMD Jayawardene 162, Ex 16)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 398/2 in 93.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 187, DPMD Jayawardene 182)
  • Sri Lanka: 400 runs in 93.1 overs (567 balls), Extras 18
  • 3rd Wicket: 400 runs in 566 balls (KC Sangakkara 196, DPMD Jayawardene 187, Ex 17)
  • KC Sangakkara: 200 off 272 balls (27 x 4)
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 200 off 324 balls (26 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Sri Lanka: 450 runs in 103.6 overs (632 balls), Extras 18
  • 3rd Wicket: 450 runs in 617 balls (KC Sangakkara 217, DPMD Jayawardene 216, Ex 17)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 473/2 in 108.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 224, DPMD Jayawardene 219)
  • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 485/2 in 112.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 229, DPMD Jayawardene 224)
Day 1
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • Drinks: South Africa - 36/1 in 12.0 overs (HH Gibbs 14, JA Rudolph 2)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 15.2 overs (92 balls), Extras 3
  • Lunch: South Africa - 78/2 in 25.0 overs (JA Rudolph 29, HM Amla 9)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 33.4 overs (202 balls), Extras 6
  • Drinks: South Africa - 125/5 in 40.0 overs (AB de Villiers 31, MV Boucher 3)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 45.3 overs (273 balls), Extras 10
  • AB de Villiers: 50 off 52 balls (7 x 4)
  • Tea: South Africa - 169/10 in 50.2 overs (M Ntini 0)
  • Sri Lanka 1st innings
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 10.3 overs (66 balls), Extras 3
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 55/2 in 12.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 23, DPMD Jayawardene 18)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 70 balls (KC Sangakkara 28, DPMD Jayawardene 22, Ex 2)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 20.5 overs (128 balls), Extras 3
  • KC Sangakkara: 50 off 56 balls (8 x 4)
  • 3rd Wicket: 100 runs in 112 balls (KC Sangakkara 56, DPMD Jayawardene 45, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 120/2 in 25.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 58, DPMD Jayawardene 48)
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 50 off 72 balls (6 x 4)
  • Bad Light: Sri Lanka - 128/2 in 26.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 59, DPMD Jayawardene 55)
  • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 128/2 in 26.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 59, DPMD Jayawardene 55)
General
  • Reserve umpire: MG Silva