Result
3rd Test, Colombo (SSC), Mar 24-28 2004, Australia tour of Sri Lanka
401 & 375
(93.4 ov, target 370)
407 & 248
Australia won by 121 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JL Langer c Dilshan b Vaas1929473065.51
ML Hayden c sub (UDU Chandana) b Samaraweera2546813054.34
RT Ponting (c)c Muralitharan b Vaas9213819111166.66
DR Martyn c †Sangakkara b Vaas1444442031.81
DS Lehmann c Jayasuriya b Muralitharan15326935814256.87
SM Katich c & b Muralitharan1436462038.88
AC Gilchrist c Jayasuriya b Muralitharan2245572048.88
SK Warne lbw b Muralitharan32711052045.07
JN Gillespie c Tillakaratne b Muralitharan0109000.00
MS Kasprowicz  b Jayasuriya441110100.00
BA Williams not out0313000.00
Extras(b 13, lb 9, nb 4)26
TOTAL(115.1 Ov, RR: 3.48, 486 Mts)401
Fall of wickets: 1-43 (Justin Langer, 8.5 ov), 2-60 (Matthew Hayden, 15.3 ov), 3-96 (Damien Martyn, 28.4 ov), 4-217 (Ricky Ponting, 55.6 ov), 5-244 (Simon Katich, 68.1 ov), 6-299 (Adam Gilchrist, 83.1 ov), 7-376 (Shane Warne, 107.1 ov), 8-380 (Jason Gillespie, 109.5 ov), 9-387 (Michael Kasprowicz, 112.5 ov), 10-401 (Darren Lehmann, 115.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas2639333.5701
DNT Zoysa3.312306.5700
TT Samaraweera14.313812.6202
M Muralitharan37.1612353.3000
HMRKB Herath2357503.2601
ST Jayasuriya1112712.4500
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MS Atapattu  b Kasprowicz11821928319053.88
ST Jayasuriya c Gillespie b Lehmann71781159191.02
KC Sangakkara c †Gilchrist b Lehmann2239513056.41
DPMD Jayawardene c †Gilchrist b Gillespie2972874040.27
TM Dilshan  b Gillespie012000.00
HP Tillakaratne (c)not out7420127110036.81
TT Samaraweera c †Gilchrist b Gillespie41841318048.80
WPUJC Vaas  b Warne2431625077.41
DNT Zoysa st †Gilchrist b Lehmann33700100.00
HMRKB Herath c Martyn b Warne326240011.53
M Muralitharan c Warne b Kasprowicz811151072.72
Extras(b 4, lb 7, nb 2, w 1)14
TOTAL(127.1 Ov, RR: 3.2, 533 Mts)407
Fall of wickets: 1-134 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 27.2 ov), 2-175 (Kumar Sangakkara, 41.2 ov), 3-240 (Mahela Jayawardene, 64.3 ov), 4-240 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 64.4 ov), 5-256 (Marvan Atapattu, 69.6 ov), 6-327 (Thilan Samaraweera, 98.6 ov), 7-378 (Chaminda Vaas, 112.1 ov), 8-381 (Nuwan Zoysa, 113.1 ov), 9-390 (Rangana Herath, 120.2 ov), 10-407 (Muttiah Muralitharan, 127.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JN Gillespie2339634.1700
MS Kasprowicz22.155822.6111
BA Williams1954802.5201
SK Warne36711523.1900
DS Lehmann1925032.6300
SM Katich802903.6200
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JL Langer  b Vaas16629540513256.27
ML Hayden lbw b Vaas2831545090.32
RT Ponting (c)c Samaraweera b Herath2036482055.55
JN Gillespie c Jayawardene b Muralitharan1550020.00
DR Martyn lbw b Herath56110083.33
DS Lehmann c †Sangakkara b Muralitharan1360033.33
SM Katich lbw b Muralitharan862143057140.18
AC Gilchrist not out3141610275.60
SK Warne c Samaraweera b Herath037000.00
MS Kasprowicz run out (Jayasuriya)36140050.00
BA Williams c & b Herath24100050.00
Extras(b 11, lb 11, nb 6, w 4)32
TOTAL(106.2 Ov, RR: 3.52, 467 Mts)375
Fall of wickets: 1-40 (Matthew Hayden, 12.1 ov), 2-79 (Ricky Ponting, 22.3 ov), 3-80 (Jason Gillespie, 23.2 ov), 4-89 (Damien Martyn, 26.2 ov), 5-98 (Darren Lehmann, 27.2 ov), 6-316 (Justin Langer, 92.3 ov), 7-341 (Simon Katich, 99.5 ov), 8-346 (Shane Warne, 100.5 ov), 9-368 (Michael Kasprowicz, 104.2 ov), 10-375 (Brad Williams, 106.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas2136122.9000
DNT Zoysa1205404.5031
M Muralitharan2959333.2002
HMRKB Herath24.219243.7800
TT Samaraweera1544002.6613
ST Jayasuriya401303.2500
TM Dilshan11000.0000
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings (target: 370 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MS Atapattu  b Kasprowicz1448651029.16
ST Jayasuriya c Katich b Lehmann51831317061.44
TT Samaraweera st †Gilchrist b Lehmann531261707042.06
DPMD Jayawardene c †Gilchrist b Lehmann37991304137.37
KC Sangakkara  b Warne27273540100.00
TM Dilshan c Martyn b Warne3144565070.45
HP Tillakaratne (c)lbw b Gillespie1761813027.86
WPUJC Vaas lbw b Warne938751023.68
DNT Zoysa  b Warne11517006.66
HMRKB Herath lbw b Kasprowicz02029000.00
M Muralitharan not out038000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 1, nb 2, w 1)8
TOTAL(93.4 Ov, RR: 2.64, 403 Mts)248
Fall of wickets: 1-45 (Marvan Atapattu, 15.6 ov), 2-92 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 29.1 ov), 3-156 (Thilan Samaraweera, 55.4 ov), 4-181 (Mahela Jayawardene, 61.5 ov), 5-191 (Kumar Sangakkara, 64.3 ov), 6-232 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 76.1 ov), 7-245 (Hashan Tillakaratne, 84.3 ov), 8-247 (Nuwan Zoysa, 88.1 ov), 9-248 (Chaminda Vaas, 92.3 ov), 10-248 (Rangana Herath, 93.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JN Gillespie1863812.1110
MS Kasprowicz16.453722.2200
SK Warne33119242.7802
BA Williams501903.8000
DS Lehmann1724232.4700
SM Katich411503.7500
MATCH DETAILS
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of Sri Lanka
Player Of The Match
Darren Lehmann
Player Of The Series
Shane Warne
Series resultAustralia won the 3-match series 3-0
Match numberTest no. 1691
Season2003/04
Match days24,25,26,27,28 March 2004 (5-day match)
Umpires
Steve Bucknor
David Orchard
TV Umpire
Peter Manuel
Match Referee
Chris Broad
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 24 Mar - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 314/6 (DS Lehmann 104*, SK Warne 7*, 90 ov)
Thu, 25 Mar - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 239/2 (MS Atapattu 109*, DPMD Jayawardene 29*, 64 ov)
Fri, 26 Mar - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 80/3 (JL Langer 29*, 23.2 ov)
Sat, 27 Mar - day 4 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 18/0 (MS Atapattu 5*, ST Jayasuriya 13*, 5 ov)
Sun, 28 Mar - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 248 (93.4 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • Sri Lanka's 50 in 72 minutes from 18 overs (Jayasuriya 36*, Samaraweera 0*)
  • Jayasuriya's 50 in 125 minutes from 82 balls, (7x4)
  • Sri Lanka's 100 in 147 minutes from 33.4 overs (Samaraweera 30*, Jayawardene 0*)
  • Sri Lanka's 150 in 220 minutes from 44 overs (Samaraweera 49*, Jayawardene 29*)
  • Samaraweera's 50 in 158 minutes from 117 balls, (4x4)
  • Sri Lanka's 200 in 273 minutes from 68.3 overs (Dilshan 7*, Tillekaratne 0*)
  • Australia took the new ball after 81 overs (244/6)
Day 4
  • Australia's 100 in 131 minutes from 28.2 overs (Langer 43, Katich 0*)
  • Langer's 50 in 137 minutes 92 balls, (4x6, 6x1)
  • Australia's 150 in 188 minutes 42.4 overs (Langer 77*, Katich 12*)
  • Langer's 100 in 225 minutes 156 balls, (4x9, 6x1)
  • Australia's 200 in 275 minutes 64.3 overs (Langer 113*, Katich 23*)
  • Australia's 250 in 325 minutes 75.1 overs (Langer 138*, Katich 41*)
  • Tea: Australia 263/5 (Langer 140*, Katich 49*, 81 overs)
  • Katich's 50 in 221 minetus 153 balls (4x4)* Australia 300 in 88.4 overs
  • Australia 350 in 101.3 overs
Day 3
  • Sri Lanka's 250 in 278 minutes from 68.3 overs (Atapattu 114*, Tillakaratne 6*)
  • Sri Lanka's 300 in 362 minutes from 84.4 overs (Tillakaratne 28*, Samaraweera 24*)
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka 308/5 (Tillakaratne 31*, Samaraweera 28*, 90 overs)
  • Sri Lanka's 350 in 442 minutes from 104.5 overs (Tillakaratne 42*, Vaas 15*)
  • Tillakaratne's 50 in 197 minutes from 137 balls, (6x4)
  • Sri Lanka's 400 in 514 minutes from 121.4 overs (Tillakaratne 69*, Muralitharan 7*)
  • Australia's 50 from 74 minutes after 16 overs (Langer 18*, Ponting 5*)
Day 2
  • Australia 350 from 424 minutes after 100.3 overs (Lehmann 117*, Warne 22*)
  • Lehmann's 150 in 350 minutes from 263 balls, (14x4, 2x6)
  • Australia's 400 in 480 minutes from 114.2 overs
  • Lunch: Australia 401 all out
  • Sri Lanka's 50 in 29 minutes from 7.3 overs (Atapattu 17*, Jayasuriya 29*)
  • Jayasuriya's 50 in 83 minutes from 59 balls, (7x4)
  • Sri Lanka's 100 in 93 minutes from 21.3 overs (Atapattu 46*, Jayasuriya 51*)
  • Atapattu's 50 in 101 minutes from 76 balls, (11x4)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka 138/1 (Atapattu 61*, Sangakkara 0*, 30 overs)
  • Sri Lanka's 150 in 137 minutes from 33 overs (Atapattu 63*, Sangakkara 10*)
  • Sri Lanka's 200 in 205 minutes from 50.4 overs (Atapattu 91*, Jayawardene 8*)
  • Atapattu's 100 in 217 minutes from 175 balls, (16x4)
Day 1
  • Lunch: Australia 96/2 (Ponting 34*, Martyn 14, 27 overs, 123 minutes)
  • Australia 100 from 136 minutes after 32.2 overs (Ponting 38*, Lehmann 0*)
  • Ponting's 50 in 120 minutes 80 balls (6x4)
  • Australia 150 from 183 minutes after 43.4 overs (Ponting 63*, Lehmann 22*)
  • Australia 200 from 232 minutes after 53.4 overs (Ponting 84*, Lehmann 51*)
  • Lehmann's 50 in 103 minutes from 75 balls (6x4, 1x6)
  • Tea: Australia 217/4 (Lehmnnn 52*, 56 overs, 243 minutes)
  • Australia 250 from 301 minutes after 71 overs (Lehmann 70*, Gilchrist 2*)
  • Australia 300 from 360 minutes after 86.5 overs (Lehmann 100*, Warne 0*)
  • Lehmann's 100 in 231 minutes from 174 balls (11x4, 1x6)
General
  • Hours of play: 10.30am - 12.30pm, 1.10pm - 3.10pm, 3.30pm - 5.30pm
  • 12th Men: A Symonds (Australia) and UDU Chandana (Sri Lanka)