Result
1st Test, Australia tour of Sri Lanka at Colombo (SSC), Aug 17-22 1992
256 & 471
(51.1 ov, target 181)
547/8d & 164
Australia won by 16 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MA Taylor lbw b Wickramasinghe421071423039.25
TM Moody lbw b Ramanayake19130011.11
DC Boon c Ramanayake b Hathurusingha32801183040.00
DM Jones lbw b Hathurusingha1081310125.00
ME Waugh c †Kaluwitharana b Hathurusingha520350025.00
AR Border (c) b Hathurusingha315200020.00
GRJ Matthews lbw b Ramanayake661710100.00
IA Healy not out661411888046.80
CJ McDermott c Ranatunga b Ramanayake2228393178.57
SK Warne c & b Anurasiri2459753040.67
MR Whitney c & b Wickramasinghe1357651022.80
Extras(lb 10, nb 19, w 3)32
TOTAL(84 Ov, RR: 3.04, 367 Mts)256
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Tom Moody), 2-84 (David Boon), 3-94 (Mark Taylor), 4-96 (Dean Jones), 5-109 (Allan Border), 6-118 (Mark Waugh), 7-124 (Greg Matthews), 8-162 (Craig McDermott), 9-207 (Shane Warne), 10-256 (Mike Whitney, 83.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
CPH Ramanayake2045132.55110
GP Wickramasinghe1846923.8306
UC Hathurusingha2256643.0003
MAWR Madurasinghe1012102.1000
AP Gurusinha201708.5020
SD Anurasiri1222211.8300
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RS Mahanama c †Healy b Waugh7815221213051.31
UC Hathurusingha c Taylor b Waugh1862852029.03
AP Gurusinha c Jones b Whitney13739952518034.33
PA de Silva lbw b Matthews69121066.66
A Ranatunga (c)c Warne b Matthews12719226615366.14
MS Atapattu  b Matthews011000.00
RS Kaluwitharana not out13215820326083.54
CPH Ramanayake c †Healy b McDermott02537000.00
GP Wickramasinghe c Matthews b McDermott21192430110.52
MAWR Madurasinghe not out515231033.33
Extras(b 2, lb 7, nb 13, w 1)23
TOTAL(170 Ov, RR: 3.21, 700 Mts)547/8d
Did not bat: SD Anurasiri 
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Chandika Hathurusingha), 2-128 (Roshan Mahanama), 3-137 (Aravinda de Silva), 4-367 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 5-367 (Marvan Atapattu), 6-463 (Asanka Gurusinha), 7-472 (Champaka Ramanayake), 8-503 (Pramodya Wickramasinghe)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
CJ McDermott40912523.1203
MR Whitney32108412.6219
TM Moody1734402.5800
ME Waugh1737724.5200
SK Warne22210704.8601
GRJ Matthews38119332.4400
AR Border41802.0000
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
TM Moody  b Ramanayake1356760023.21
MA Taylor c Gurusinha b Anurasiri431131605038.05
DC Boon c Ranatunga b Anurasiri6814917410045.63
DM Jones run out (Gurusinha)57821189069.51
ME Waugh c †Kaluwitharana b Wickramasinghe56791094070.88
AR Border (c)c Gurusinha b Anurasiri1542351035.71
GRJ Matthews c †Kaluwitharana b Ramanayake641291959049.61
IA Healy lbw b Hathurusingha1221381057.14
CJ McDermott lbw b Ramanayake4048635083.33
SK Warne  b Anurasiri3582985042.68
MR Whitney not out1037511027.02
Extras(lb 23, nb 34, w 1)58
TOTAL(132 Ov, RR: 3.56, 563 Mts)471
Fall of wickets: 1-41 (Tom Moody), 2-107 (Mark Taylor), 3-195 (David Boon), 4-233 (Dean Jones), 5-269 (Allan Border), 6-319 (Mark Waugh), 7-361 (Ian Healy), 8-417 (Craig McDermott), 9-431 (Greg Matthews), 10-471 (Shane Warne, 131.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
CPH Ramanayake371011333.05016
GP Wickramasinghe1907914.15012
UC Hathurusingha2777912.9210
SD Anurasiri35312743.6206
MAWR Madurasinghe1415003.5700
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings (target: 181 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RS Mahanama c Boon b Matthews3973967053.42
UC Hathurusingha run out (Moody)36631004057.14
AP Gurusinha not out31881354035.22
PA de Silva c Border b McDermott37324570115.62
A Ranatunga (c)c Border b McDermott028000.00
MS Atapattu  b Matthews1250050.00
RS Kaluwitharana  b Matthews4551080.00
CPH Ramanayake lbw b Matthews616331037.50
GP Wickramasinghe c Waugh b Warne25100040.00
SD Anurasiri c Waugh b Warne11111009.09
MAWR Madurasinghe c Matthews b Warne028000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 3, nb 2)7
TOTAL(51.1 Ov, RR: 3.2, 232 Mts)164
Fall of wickets: 1-76 (Roshan Mahanama), 2-79 (Chandika Hathurusingha), 3-127 (Aravinda de Silva), 4-132 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 5-133 (Marvan Atapattu), 6-137 (Romesh Kaluwitharana), 7-147 (Champaka Ramanayake), 8-150 (Pramodya Wickramasinghe), 9-156 (Don Anurasiri), 10-164 (Ranjith Madurasinghe, 51.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
CJ McDermott1444323.0701
MR Whitney521302.6001
TM Moody501002.0000
GRJ Matthews2027643.8000
ME Waugh20603.0000
SK Warne5.131132.1200
MATCH DETAILS
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossSri Lanka , elected to field first
SeriesAustralia tour of Sri Lanka
Player Of The Match
Greg Matthews
Series resultAustralia led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1194
Season1992
Match days17,18,19,21,22 August 1992 (5-day match)
Test debut
Romesh Kaluwitharana
Umpires
TM Samarasinghe
K.T.Francis
Match Referee
Frank Cameron
CLOSE OF PLAY
Mon, 17 Aug - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 9/0 (RS Mahanama 6*, UC Hathurusingha 3*, 4 ov)
Tue, 18 Aug - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 265/3 (AP Gurusinha 87*, A Ranatunga 69*, 94 ov)
Wed, 19 Aug - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 26/0 (TM Moody 8*, MA Taylor 9*, 12 ov)
Thu, 20 Aug - rest day
Fri, 21 Aug - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 393/7 (GRJ Matthews 51*, CJ McDermott 28*, 102 ov)
Sat, 22 Aug - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 164 (51.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • Lunch: Australia - 464/9 (Warne 35*, Whitney 9*)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 79/2 (Gurusinha 0*)
  • Australia won at 5.17pm
  • Warne claims 3-0 in his last 13 balls of the innings
Day 4
  • Lunch: Australia - 118/2 (Boon 27*, Jones 7*)
  • Tea: Australia - 253/4 (Waugh 24*, Border 10*)
Day 3
  • A Ranatunga: 100 off 149 balls (11 x 4, 3 x 6, 216 mins)
  • 4th Wicket: 230 runs in 403 balls (266 mins)
  • AP Gurusinha: 100 off 265 balls (14 x 4, 330 mins)
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 367/5 (Gurusinha 119*)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 463/6 (Kaluwitharana 77*, Ramanayake 0*)
  • RS Kaluwitharana: 100 off 137 balls (19 x 4, 183 mins)
Day 2
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 78/1 (Mahanama 44*, Gurusinha 13*)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 156/3 (Gurusinha 39*, Ranatunga 9*)
Day 1
  • Rain stopped play from 11.50am to 12.35pm (Early lunch taken - no time lost)
  • Lunch: Australia - 68/1 (Taylor 36*, Boon 22*)
  • Tea: Australia - 168/8 (Healy 21*, Warne 2*)
  • Rain delayed the start of play until 10.08am (8 mins lost)
General
  • Scorers: A Chandrasekera and GGA Saulez
  • 12th Men: ST Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka) and AIC Dodemaide (Australia)