Result
1st Test, Bulawayo, Nov 18-22 1999, Sri Lanka tour of Zimbabwe
(49 ov)
286 & 136/3
428
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
Zimbabwe 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GW Flower c Arnold b Wickramasinghe1736652047.22
GJ Rennie lbw b Wickramasinghe1649770032.65
MW Goodwin c Arnold b Wickramasinghe611371938044.52
NC Johnson c Arnold b Vaas1722332077.27
A Flower (c) †c Muralitharan b Wickramasinghe8620026313043.00
ADR Campbell run out (Dilshan)011000.00
GJ Whittall run out (†Kaluwitharana)1155641020.00
GB Brent c Jayawardene b Muralitharan013000.00
BC Strang c †Kaluwitharana b Wickramasinghe4157926071.92
AR Whittall c †Kaluwitharana b Wickramasinghe829332027.58
HK Olonga not out11413007.14
Extras(lb 5, nb 23)28
TOTAL(96.2 Ov, RR: 2.96)286
Fall of wickets: 1-37 (Grant Flower, 12.1 ov), 2-38 (Gavin Rennie, 14.5 ov), 3-68 (Neil Johnson, 21.1 ov), 4-167 (Murray Goodwin, 54.4 ov), 5-167 (Alistair Campbell, 54.5 ov), 6-212 (Guy Whittall, 72.4 ov), 7-214 (Gary Brent, 73.1 ov), 8-250 (Andy Flower, 84.6 ov), 9-275 (Andy Whittall, 92.5 ov), 10-286 (Bryan Strang, 96.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas2838813.14010
IS Gallage1415303.7805
GP Wickramasinghe21.266062.8103
M Muralitharan2036113.0505
RP Arnold63801.3300
ST Jayasuriya711101.5700
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MS Atapattu not out21643762724049.42
ST Jayasuriya (c)lbw b AR Whittall49741218066.21
RP Arnold c †A Flower b Olonga718280038.88
DPMD Jayawardene lbw b Brent1745501037.77
TM Dilshan lbw b Olonga936341025.00
RS Kaluwitharana c †A Flower b Olonga3069925043.47
SI de Saram c †A Flower b Brent391021375038.23
WPUJC Vaas c Campbell b Strang942501021.42
IS Gallage c GW Flower b Strang33343009.09
GP Wickramasinghe c †A Flower b Strang1319263068.42
M Muralitharan c GW Flower b Olonga614260042.85
Extras(b 12, lb 11, nb 6, w 1)30
TOTAL(147 Ov, RR: 2.91)428
Fall of wickets: 1-85 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 29.1 ov), 2-98 (Russel Arnold, 34.2 ov), 3-141 (Mahela Jayawardene, 48.1 ov), 4-159 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 56.6 ov), 5-238 (Romesh Kaluwitharana, 80.3 ov), 6-345 (Indika de Saram, 114.2 ov), 7-372 (Chaminda Vaas, 127.1 ov), 8-390 (Indika Gallage, 137.3 ov), 9-417 (Pramodya Wickramasinghe, 143.5 ov), 10-428 (Muttiah Muralitharan, 146.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
HK Olonga32610343.2112
BC Strang3099133.0303
GB Brent32125521.7100
AR Whittall35610513.0001
GJ Whittall1434803.4200
GW Flower42300.7500
Zimbabwe 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GW Flower c Dilshan b Muralitharan481181383040.67
GJ Rennie c †Kaluwitharana b Vaas29220022.22
MW Goodwin c Dilshan b Vaas214270014.28
NC Johnson not out521061647149.05
A Flower (c) †not out1559761025.42
Extras(b 1, lb 4, nb 12)17
TOTAL(49 Ov, RR: 2.77)136/3
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Gavin Rennie, 4.3 ov), 2-27 (Murray Goodwin, 10.3 ov), 3-72 (Grant Flower, 30.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas1342722.0702
IS Gallage1142402.1803
GP Wickramasinghe812002.5001
M Muralitharan1435013.5706
RP Arnold20904.5000
ST Jayasuriya10101.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo
TossSri Lanka , elected to field first
SeriesSri Lanka tour of Zimbabwe
Player Of The Match
Marvan Atapattu
Series result3-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1470
Season1999/00
Match days18,19,20,21,22 November 1999 (5-day match)
Test debut
Gary Brent
Tillakaratne Dilshan
Indika de Saram
Indika Gallage
Umpires
Eddie Nicholls
Kevan Barbour
TV Umpire
Ian Robinson
Match Referee
Jackie Hendriks
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 18 Nov - day 1 - Zimbabwe 1st innings 256/8 (BC Strang 21*, AR Whittall 0*, 87 ov)
Fri, 19 Nov - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 232/4 (MS Atapattu 109*, RS Kaluwitharana 27*, 78 ov)
Sat, 20 Nov - day 3 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 358/6 (MS Atapattu 178*, WPUJC Vaas 6*, 121.2 ov)
Sun, 21 Nov - day 4 - Zimbabwe 2nd innings 136/3 (NC Johnson 52*, A Flower 15*, 49 ov)
Mon, 22 Nov - day 5 - no play
MATCH NOTES
General
  • Sri Lanka 1st innings: 1x7 ball over (48th over - called by umpire Barbour)
  • MW Goodwin 50 off 102 balls, 6x4
  • Atapattu 50 in 168 mins 129 balls
  • Atapattu 100 in 279 mins 217 balls
  • first wicket partnership 50 runs 59 mins 89 balls
  • fifth wicket partnership unbroken 50 runs 46 mins 68 balls
  • Sixth wicket partnership of 50 in 60 mins and 82 balls
  • Atapattu 150 in 396 mins, 299 balls, 18 x 4
  • Sixth wicket partnership of 100 in 134 mins off 197 balls
  • Atapattu 200 in 570 mins off 415 balls
  • Zim 2nds inns 4th wicket 50 partnership 62 mins 92 balls
  • Johnsons 50 in 155 mins, 100 balls 7 x 4, 1 x 6