Result
1st Test, Harare, May 6-8 2004, Sri Lanka tour of Zimbabwe
(32 ov)
199 & 102
541
Sri Lanka won by an innings and 240 runs
Player Of The Match
Zimbabwe 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
S Matsikenyeri c DPMD Jayawardene b Zoysa1058941017.24
BRM Taylor c & b Maharoof1949703038.77
DD Ebrahim lbw b Zoysa110130010.00
T Taibu (c) †c DPMD Jayawardene b Muralitharan401081285037.03
E Chigumbura c Muralitharan b Zoysa1418253077.77
A Maregwede lbw b Muralitharan01717000.00
ML Nkala lbw b Muralitharan220220010.00
P Utseya  b Muralitharan4557855178.94
NB Mahwire  b Muralitharan032000.00
DT Hondo  b Muralitharan1951742037.25
T Panyangara not out3244453172.72
Extras(b 4, lb 6, nb 7)17
TOTAL(71.2 Ov, RR: 2.78, 291 Mts)199
Fall of wickets: 1-30 (Brendan Taylor, 15.5 ov), 2-32 (Dion Ebrahim, 18.3 ov), 3-35 (Stuart Matsikenyeri, 20.2 ov), 4-57 (Elton Chigumbura, 26.4 ov), 5-69 (Alester Maregwede, 31.4 ov), 6-85 (Mluleki Nkala, 37.4 ov), 7-118 (Tatenda Taibu, 51.3 ov), 8-118 (Blessing Mahwire, 51.6 ov), 9-149 (Prosper Utseya, 59.2 ov), 10-199 (Douglas Hondo, 71.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas1963902.0501
DNT Zoysa1765333.1102
MF Maharoof1034514.5004
M Muralitharan24.2104561.8400
ST Jayasuriya10707.0000
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MS Atapattu (c) b Hondo17025333321067.19
ST Jayasuriya c Hondo b Taibu157147228193106.80
KC Sangakkara c Taibu b Matsikenyeri1126382042.30
DPMD Jayawardene c Utseya b Chigumbura3752525071.15
TM Dilshan c Utseya b Mahwire1033691030.30
TT Samaraweera c †Taibu b Panyangara617211035.29
HAPW Jayawardene  b Panyangara44400100.00
WPUJC Vaas c Matsikenyeri b Mahwire2867-5041.79
MF Maharoof lbw b Mahwire4075946053.33
DNT Zoysa not out2854-4051.85
M Muralitharan c Maregwede b Panyangara2629412189.65
Extras(b 2, lb 13, nb 6, w 3)24
TOTAL(125.1 Ov, RR: 4.32)541
Fall of wickets: 1-281 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 53.3 ov), 2-312 (Kumar Sangakkara, 62.4 ov), 3-369 (Mahela Jayawardene, 77.2 ov), 4-387 (Marvan Atapattu, 80.4 ov), 5-399 (Thilan Samaraweera, 85.1 ov), 6-403 (Prasanna Jayawardene, 85.5 ov), 7-414 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 91.1 ov), 8-457 (Chaminda Vaas, 107.2 ov), 9-496 (Farveez Maharoof, 115.3 ov), 10-541 (Muttiah Muralitharan, 125.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DT Hondo27610313.8104
T Panyangara26.1210133.8500
NB Mahwire1819735.3822
ML Nkala714105.8510
P Utseya1225504.5800
S Matsikenyeri1525813.8600
T Taibu812713.3700
E Chigumbura1224413.6600
Zimbabwe 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
S Matsikenyeri c DPMD Jayawardene b Zoysa1112142091.66
BRM Taylor c Muralitharan b Vaas419290021.05
DD Ebrahim c †HAPW Jayawardene b Zoysa28110025.00
T Taibu (c) †lbw b Zoysa069000.00
E Chigumbura c †HAPW Jayawardene b Zoysa0715000.00
A Maregwede c & b Muralitharan2241713053.65
ML Nkala c DPMD Jayawardene b Muralitharan2450542048.00
P Utseya  b Maharoof015000.00
NB Mahwire c DPMD Jayawardene b Zoysa29180022.22
DT Hondo not out1526372057.69
T Panyangara c DPMD Jayawardene b Jayasuriya18152321120.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 2)4
TOTAL(32 Ov, RR: 3.18)102
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Stuart Matsikenyeri, 3.3 ov), 2-15 (Dion Ebrahim, 5.5 ov), 3-17 (Brendan Taylor, 6.4 ov), 4-17 (Tatenda Taibu, 7.5 ov), 5-18 (Elton Chigumbura, 9.5 ov), 6-63 (Mluleki Nkala, 22.6 ov), 7-64 (Prosper Utseya, 23.5 ov), 8-64 (Alester Maregwede, 24.1 ov), 9-72 (Blessing Mahwire, 26.4 ov), 10-102 (Tinashe Panyangara, 31.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas822413.0000
DNT Zoysa9.522052.0300
M Muralitharan9.113724.0300
MF Maharoof401814.5002
ST Jayasuriya10111.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Harare Sports Club
TossSri Lanka , elected to field first
SeriesSri Lanka tour of Zimbabwe
Player Of The Match
Muttiah Muralitharan
Series resultSri Lanka led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1698
Season2004
Match days6,7,8 May 2004 (5-day match)
Test debut
Brendan Taylor
Elton Chigumbura
Alester Maregwede
Prosper Utseya
Tinashe Panyangara
Farveez Maharoof
Umpires
Billy Bowden
Rudi Koertzen
TV Umpire
Russell Tiffin
Match Referee
Mike Procter
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 06 May - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 67/0 (MS Atapattu 21*, ST Jayasuriya 43*, 16 ov)
Fri, 07 May - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 456/7 (WPUJC Vaas 28*, MF Maharoof 16*, 106 ov)
Sat, 08 May - day 3 - Zimbabwe 2nd innings 102 (32 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 3
  • Zimbabwe 2nd innings
  • Zimbabwe 50 in 17.2 overs (Maregwede 11*, Nkala 22*)
  • Zimbabwe 100 in 30.5 overs (Hondo 14*, Panyangara 18*)
Day 2
  • 100 in 100 minutes off 141 balls including 15x4
  • 100 partnership (Atapattau 42, Jayasuriya 55)
  • ST Jayasuriya 50 in 98 minutes off 56 balls including 7x4
  • MS Atapattu 50 in 126 minutes off 102 balls including 8x4
  • 150 in 147 minutes off 198 balls including 21x4 and 1x6
  • ST Jayasuriya 100 in 90 balls in 155 minutes including 13x4 and 2x6
  • 200 in 170 minutes off 236 balls including 28x4 and 2x6
  • 200 partnership (Atapattu 87, Jayasuriya 108)
  • MS Atapattu 100 in 191 minutes off 153 balls including 14x4
  • Lunch 230/0 in 44 overs
  • Maregwede takes over the gloves for Zimbabwe after the Lunch break
  • ST Jayasuriya 150 in 220 minutes off 139 balls including 18x4 and 3x6
  • 250 in 212 minutes off 298 balls including 32x4 and 2x6
  • 250 partnership (Atapattu 106, Jayasuriya 134)
  • 300 in 257 minutes off 362 balls including 38x4 and 3x6
  • 350 in 302 minutes off 431 balls including 44x4 and 3x6
  • Tea 354/2 off 75 overs
  • Taibu retakes the keepers gloves after the Tea break
  • MS Atapattu 150 in 313 minutes off 237 balls including 19x4
  • 50 partnership in 51 minutes off 86 balls (Atapattu 20, DPMD Jayawardene 33)
  • New ball taken after 80 overs
  • 400 in 359 minutes off 515 balls including 49x4 and 3x6
  • 450 in 431 minutes off 617 balls including 55x4 and 3x6
  • Sri Lanka 500 in 116.1 overs (Zoysa 11*, Muralitharan 5*)
Day 1
  • Zimbabwe innings
  • T Taibu becomes the youngest ever Test captain
  • 50 runs in 114 minutes off 151 balls including 7x4
  • Lunch 57/4 after 26.4 overs
  • 100 in 195 minutes off 286 balls including 12x4
  • Tea 145/8 after 58 overs
  • 150 in 250 minutes off 367 balls including 19x4, 1x6
  • 50 partnership in 45 minutes off 72 balls (Hondo 19, Panyangara 32)
  • M Muralitharan equals the world test wickets record with 519
  • Sri Lanka innings
  • 50 in 55 minutes off 76 balls including 7x4
  • 50 partnership (Atapattu 19, Jayasuriya 30)