Result
3rd Test, Auckland, Mar 1-5 1991, Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand
380 & 319
(99 ov, target 383)
317 & 261/5
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CP Senanayake c †Smith b Cairns20203130100.00
UC Hathurusingha  b Watson1358751022.41
AP Gurusinha lbw b Cairns501051377047.61
PA de Silva c †Smith b Cairns9614119214268.08
A Ranatunga (c)c †Smith b Cairns3466895051.51
HP Tillakaratne lbw b Morrison31761085040.78
ST Jayasuriya c †Smith b Watson1822263081.81
EAR de Silva c Jones b Patel23139006.45
GF Labrooy not out70808912287.50
RJ Ratnayake c Greatbatch b Watson18111921163.63
CPH Ramanayake c †Smith b Morrison13237003.12
Extras(b 2, lb 15, nb 9, w 1)27
TOTAL(105 Ov, RR: 3.61)380
Fall of wickets: 1-34 (Charith Senanayake), 2-61 (Chandika Hathurusingha), 3-132 (Asanka Gurusinha), 4-223 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 5-234 (Aravinda de Silva), 6-255 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 7-273 (Asoka de Silva), 8-325 (Hashan Tillakaratne), 9-356 (Rumesh Ratnayake), 10-380 (Champaka Ramanayake)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DK Morrison2158724.1400
CL Cairns32513644.2500
W Watson31.5118132.5400
SA Thomson12.162201.8000
DN Patel823714.6200
New Zealand 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
TJ Franklin lbw b Ratnayake13701051018.57
JG Wright c Ranatunga b Ramanayake8416821310150.00
AH Jones c Ratnayake b EAR de Silva2769963039.13
MJ Greatbatch lbw b Labrooy651752666037.14
KR Rutherford c Gurusinha b EAR de Silva1528383053.57
SA Thomson lbw b Ratnayake1540020.00
DN Patel c Labrooy b Ramanayake41981285041.83
IDS Smith (c) † b Ratnayake310110030.00
CL Cairns c PA de Silva b Labrooy1749601034.69
DK Morrison lbw b Labrooy734430020.58
W Watson not out525330020.00
Extras(b 1, lb 7, nb 31)39
TOTAL(115.3 Ov, RR: 2.74)317
Fall of wickets: 1-63 (Trevor Franklin), 2-139 (Andrew Jones), 3-140 (John Wright), 4-170 (Ken Rutherford), 5-172 (Shane Thomson), 6-247 (Dipak Patel), 7-257 (Ian Smith), 8-299 (Chris Cairns), 9-304 (Mark Greatbatch), 10-317 (Danny Morrison)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GF Labrooy21.364832.2300
CPH Ramanayake2679623.6900
RJ Ratnayake3338332.5100
EAR de Silva2986722.3100
AP Gurusinha621502.5000
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CP Senanayake c Greatbatch b Cairns811160072.72
UC Hathurusingha c †Smith b Cairns7421424912034.57
AP Gurusinha c & b Cairns2941542170.73
PA de Silva c Morrison b Thomson1231932616563.73
A Ranatunga (c)c Thomson b Cairns3066921145.45
HP Tillakaratne c Cairns b Thomson39130033.33
ST Jayasuriya not out1228541042.85
GF Labrooy c Morrison b Cairns11070010.00
EAR de Silva c Greatbatch b Thomson023000.00
RJ Ratnayake c Greatbatch b Morrison2026320276.92
CPH Ramanayake  b Morrison035000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 5, nb 13)19
TOTAL(98 Ov, RR: 3.25)319
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Charith Senanayake), 2-56 (Asanka Gurusinha), 3-201 (Chandika Hathurusingha), 4-276 (Aravinda de Silva), 5-282 (Hashan Tillakaratne), 6-282 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 7-285 (Graeme Labrooy), 8-288 (Asoka de Silva), 9-319 (Rumesh Ratnayake), 10-319 (Champaka Ramanayake)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DK Morrison2027423.7000
CL Cairns2767552.7700
W Watson912302.5500
SA Thomson1956333.3100
DN Patel2367803.3900
New Zealand 2nd Innings (target: 383 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
TJ Franklin c †Tillakaratne b Labrooy31891354034.83
JG Wright c †Tillakaratne b Ramanayake2053663037.73
AH Jones lbw b Labrooy732192494033.33
MJ Greatbatch  b Labrooy735400020.00
KR Rutherford lbw b Labrooy621300028.57
SA Thomson not out801441698155.55
DN Patel not out1656603028.57
Extras(b 1, lb 9, nb 18)28
TOTAL(99 Ov, RR: 2.63)261/5
Fall of wickets: 1-39 (John Wright), 2-80 (Trevor Franklin), 3-95 (Mark Greatbatch), 4-117 (Ken Rutherford), 5-217 (Andrew Jones)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GF Labrooy1964242.2100
CPH Ramanayake1946213.2600
RJ Ratnayake2134402.0900
EAR de Silva2546102.4400
AP Gurusinha21100.5000
A Ranatunga712303.2800
ST Jayasuriya611803.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Eden Park, Auckland
TossNew Zealand , elected to field first
SeriesSri Lanka tour of New Zealand
Player Of The Match
Aravinda de Silva
Series result3-match series drawn 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1165
Season1990/91
Match days1,2,3,4,5 March 1991 (5-day match)
Umpires
Brian Aldridge
Rodger McHarg
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 01 Mar - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 325/8 (GF Labrooy 41*)
Sat, 02 Mar - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 194/5 (MJ Greatbatch 18*, DN Patel 9*)
Sun, 03 Mar - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 64/2 (UC Hathurusingha 16*, PA de Silva 5*)
Mon, 04 Mar - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 18/0 (TJ Franklin 5*, JG Wright 12*)
Tue, 05 Mar - day 5 - New Zealand 2nd innings 261/5 (99 ov) - end of match