Result
1st Test, Napier, Mar 11-15 1995, Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand
183 & 352
(84.4 ov, target 427)
109 & 185
Sri Lanka won by 241 runs
Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AP Gurusinha  b Walmsley23150066.66
DP Samaraweera c Young b Walmsley33801234041.25
S Ranatunga c Larsen b Nash1223221052.17
PA de Silva c †Parore b Nash022000.00
HP Tillakaratne lbw b Morrison932391028.12
A Ranatunga (c)c Young b Walmsley551111474049.54
CI Dunusinghe c Rutherford b Larsen1134401032.35
WPUJC Vaas not out33951314034.73
GP Wickramasinghe c Fleming b Morrison1321360061.90
M Muralitharan c Nash b Larsen86710133.33
KR Pushpakumara c Larsen b Morrison110200010.00
Extras(lb 6)6
TOTAL(69 Ov, RR: 2.65)183
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Asanka Gurusinha), 2-40 (Sanjeeva Ranatunga), 3-40 (Aravinda de Silva), 4-54 (Hashan Tillakaratne), 5-64 (Dulip Samaraweera), 6-88 (Chamara Dunusinghe), 7-137 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 8-166 (Pramodya Wickramasinghe), 9-178 (Muttiah Muralitharan), 10-183 (Ravindra Pushpakumara)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DK Morrison1954032.1000
KP Walmsley1737034.1100
DJ Nash1642821.7500
GR Larsen1763922.2900
New Zealand 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
BA Young c †Dunusinghe b Wickramasinghe2640033.33
DJ Murray lbw b Vaas15160020.00
MJ Greatbatch lbw b Wickramasinghe1660016.66
SP Fleming c S Ranatunga b Vaas3561835057.37
KR Rutherford (c)c Tillakaratne b Pushpakumara321171774027.35
SA Thomson c Muralitharan b Vaas81390061.53
AC Parore c †Dunusinghe b Wickramasinghe723350030.43
GR Larsen c †Dunusinghe b Vaas054000.00
DJ Nash lbw b Pushpakumara01320000.00
DK Morrison not out710241070.00
KP Walmsley  b Vaas4561080.00
Extras(b 5, lb 1, nb 5, w 1)12
TOTAL(42.5 Ov, RR: 2.54)109
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Bryan Young), 2-4 (Mark Greatbatch), 3-6 (Darrin Murray), 4-53 (Stephen Fleming), 5-65 (Shane Thomson), 6-78 (Adam Parore), 7-79 (Gavin Larsen), 8-94 (Dion Nash), 9-104 (Ken Rutherford), 10-109 (Kerry Walmsley)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GP Wickramasinghe1973331.7301
WPUJC Vaas18.534752.4900
KR Pushpakumara512324.6014
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AP Gurusinha lbw b Larsen839450020.51
DP Samaraweera run out614241042.85
S Ranatunga lbw b Larsen724291029.16
PA de Silva c †Parore b Morrison62921429067.39
HP Tillakaratne c Young b Nash742343018031.62
A Ranatunga (c) b Morrison2864993043.75
CI Dunusinghe  b Morrison912403238037.91
WPUJC Vaas  b Walmsley361241724029.03
GP Wickramasinghe c sub b Larsen1629571055.17
M Muralitharan not out10102300100.00
KR Pushpakumara c †Parore b Morrison011000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 7, nb 5)14
TOTAL(144.3 Ov, RR: 2.43)352
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Dulip Samaraweera), 2-21 (Asanka Gurusinha), 3-22 (Sanjeeva Ranatunga), 4-121 (Aravinda de Silva), 5-165 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 6-205 (Hashan Tillakaratne), 7-294 (Chaminda Vaas), 8-323 (Pramodya Wickramasinghe), 9-352 (Chamara Dunusinghe), 10-352 (Ravindra Pushpakumara)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DJ Nash36128712.4100
KP Walmsley38711212.9400
GR Larsen39137331.8700
SA Thomson631001.6600
DK Morrison25.356142.3905
New Zealand 2nd Innings (target: 427 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
BA Young c Samaraweera b Muralitharan1464901021.87
DJ Murray c †Dunusinghe b Vaas361141753031.57
MJ Greatbatch c Tillakaratne b Muralitharan4682825156.09
SP Fleming c Tillakaratne b Muralitharan069000.00
KR Rutherford (c)c †Dunusinghe b Vaas2056582035.71
SA Thomson c Gurusinha b Muralitharan44259009.52
AC Parore c Tillakaratne b Muralitharan1750551034.00
GR Larsen not out2171913029.57
DJ Nash c †Dunusinghe b Vaas02331000.00
DK Morrison c Gurusinha b Vaas045000.00
KP Walmsley c †Dunusinghe b Vaas43210133.33
Extras(b 6, lb 11, nb 6)23
TOTAL(84.4 Ov, RR: 2.18)185
Fall of wickets: 1-37 (Bryan Young), 2-108 (Mark Greatbatch), 3-108 (Darrin Murray), 4-112 (Stephen Fleming), 5-141 (Ken Rutherford), 6-141 (Shane Thomson), 7-166 (Adam Parore), 8-181 (Dion Nash), 9-181 (Danny Morrison), 10-185 (Kerry Walmsley)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GP Wickramasinghe1324203.2304
WPUJC Vaas26.4104351.6103
KR Pushpakumara921902.1102
M Muralitharan36156451.7700
MATCH DETAILS
McLean Park, Napier
TossNew Zealand , elected to field first
SeriesSri Lanka tour of New Zealand
Player Of The Match
Chaminda Vaas
Series resultSri Lanka led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1292
Season1994/95
Match days11,12,13,14,15 March 1995 (5-day match)
Test debut
Kerry Walmsley
Chamara Dunusinghe
Umpires
Doug Cowie
Steve Randell
TV Umpire
Evan Watkin
Match Referee
Barry Jarman
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 11 Mar - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 33/3 (SP Fleming 20*, KR Rutherford 8*)
Sun, 12 Mar - day 2 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 92/3 (PA de Silva 52*, HP Tillakaratne 16*)
Mon, 13 Mar - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 253/6 (CI Dunusinghe 50*, WPUJC Vaas 12*)
Tue, 14 Mar - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 139/4 (KR Rutherford 20*, SA Thomson 2*)
Wed, 15 Mar - day 5 - New Zealand 2nd innings 185 (84.4 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • Sri Lanka's first overseas victory.