Result
3rd Test, Harare, Dec 4-8 1999, Sri Lanka tour of Zimbabwe
218 & 197/7d
(9 ov, target 185)
231 & 36/1
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka
Zimbabwe 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GW Flower c Dilshan b Pushpakumara1366902019.69
CB Wishart lbw b Vaas11527006.66
MW Goodwin  b Pushpakumara1133501033.33
NC Johnson lbw b Wickramasinghe701492187146.97
A Flower (c) †c Arnold b Vaas1461751022.95
ADR Campbell lbw b Pushpakumara918242050.00
GJ Whittall c Arnold b Pushpakumara371391614026.61
RW Price lbw b Pushpakumara24966004.08
EA Brandes  b Vaas922342040.90
BC Strang c Atapattu b Vaas2840511170.00
HK Olonga not out317270017.64
Extras(lb 4, nb 15, w 2)21
TOTAL(98.4 Ov, RR: 2.2)218
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Craig Wishart, 6.1 ov), 2-24 (Murray Goodwin, 16.3 ov), 3-33 (Grant Flower, 18.5 ov), 4-67 (Andy Flower, 36.5 ov), 5-82 (Alistair Campbell, 42.4 ov), 6-143 (Neil Johnson, 70.6 ov), 7-174 (Guy Whittall, 85.2 ov), 8-175 (Ray Price, 87.3 ov), 9-196 (Eddo Brandes, 92.4 ov), 10-218 (Bryan Strang, 98.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas29.4105641.8804
KR Pushpakumara2555652.2407
GP Wickramasinghe1664112.5600
M Muralitharan2465102.1205
ST Jayasuriya411002.5000
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MS Atapattu c Johnson b Olonga054000.00
RP Arnold not out10424337714042.79
DPMD Jayawardene c Goodwin b Brandes212130016.66
ST Jayasuriya (c)c †A Flower b Brandes433490012.12
TM Dilshan c †A Flower b Strang3742557088.09
RS Kaluwitharana c †A Flower b Whittall719221036.84
SI de Saram c GW Flower b Whittall38871046043.67
WPUJC Vaas c Campbell b Brandes01215000.00
KR Pushpakumara lbw b Strang730421023.33
GP Wickramasinghe c †A Flower b Olonga1828323064.28
M Muralitharan  b Olonga526320019.23
Extras(lb 2, nb 5, w 2)9
TOTAL(88.4 Ov, RR: 2.6)231
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Marvan Atapattu, 0.5 ov), 2-4 (Mahela Jayawardene, 3.4 ov), 3-29 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 15.1 ov), 4-82 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 28.2 ov), 5-90 (Romesh Kaluwitharana, 33.6 ov), 6-158 (Indika de Saram, 61.2 ov), 7-159 (Chaminda Vaas, 64.4 ov), 8-178 (Ravindra Pushpakumara, 74.3 ov), 9-208 (Pramodya Wickramasinghe, 82.3 ov), 10-231 (Muttiah Muralitharan, 88.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
HK Olonga22.425432.3820
EA Brandes1754532.6401
BC Strang2487122.9502
GJ Whittall1793722.1702
RW Price832202.7500
Zimbabwe 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GW Flower c Dilshan b Vaas1320270065.00
CB Wishart  b Vaas935552025.71
MW Goodwin c Jayawardene b Muralitharan381161766032.75
NC Johnson c Dilshan b Wickramasinghe935650025.71
A Flower (c) †not out702573334027.23
ADR Campbell c Jayawardene b Vaas271041172025.96
GJ Whittall c Arnold b Muralitharan946591019.56
RW Price run out (Jayasuriya/Muralitharan)426281015.38
EA Brandes not out12443004.16
Extras(b 3, lb 5, nb 9)17
TOTAL(109 Ov, RR: 1.8)197/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Grant Flower, 6.1 ov), 2-28 (Craig Wishart, 12.2 ov), 3-51 (Neil Johnson, 25.5 ov), 4-93 (Murray Goodwin, 43.6 ov), 5-151 (Alistair Campbell, 74.2 ov), 6-174 (Guy Whittall, 89.3 ov), 7-184 (Ray Price, 97.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas2254832.1800
KR Pushpakumara2153901.8503
GP Wickramasinghe2163011.4201
DPMD Jayawardene201206.0000
M Muralitharan35125221.4805
ST Jayasuriya84801.0000
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings (target: 185 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MS Atapattu c †A Flower b Brandes6881075.00
ST Jayasuriya (c)not out1633372048.48
RP Arnold not out14132820107.69
Extras0
TOTAL(9 Ov, RR: 4.0, 37 Mts)36/1
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Marvan Atapattu, 1.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
HK Olonga411102.7500
EA Brandes402015.0000
BC Strang10505.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Harare Sports Club
TossSri Lanka , elected to field first
SeriesSri Lanka tour of Zimbabwe
Player Of The Match
Russel Arnold
Andy Flower
Player Of The Series
Andy Flower
Series resultSri Lanka won the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1474
Season1999/00
Match days4,5,6,7,8 December 1999 (5-day match)
Test debut
Ray Price
Umpires
Srinivas Venkataraghavan
Ian Robinson
TV Umpire
Graeme Evans
Match Referee
Jackie Hendriks
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 04 Dec - day 1 - Zimbabwe 1st innings 178/8 (EA Brandes 1*, BC Strang 3*, 88 ov)
Sun, 05 Dec - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 159/7 (RP Arnold 65*, KR Pushpakumara 0*, 66 ov)
Mon, 06 Dec - day 3 - Zimbabwe 2nd innings 48/2 (MW Goodwin 15*, NC Johnson 9*, 23.4 ov)
Tue, 07 Dec - day 4 - no play
Wed, 08 Dec - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 36/1 (9 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • RP Arnold 50 off 140 balls, 7x4
  • 11 overs lost on Day 2, due to badlight, 28 minutes lost
  • Play will start 30 minutes early on Day 3
  • A Flower 50 off 184 balls, 4x4