Result
Only Test, Lord's, Aug 23-28 1984, Sri Lanka tour of England
(80 ov)
491/7d & 294/7d
370
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
S Wettimuny c †Downton b Allott19047164221040.33
SAR Silva lbw b Botham811171072.72
RS Madugalle  b Ellison524351020.83
RL Dias c Lamb b Pocock321041523030.76
A Ranatunga  b Agnew841832488045.90
LRD Mendis (c)c Fowler b Pocock11114319711377.62
PA de Silva c †Downton b Agnew1627293059.25
ALF de Mel not out2025353180.00
JR Ratnayeke not out518250027.77
Extras(b 2, lb 8, nb 8, w 2)20
TOTAL(166 Ov, RR: 2.95)491/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Amal Silva), 2-43 (Ranjan Madugalle), 3-144 (Roy Dias), 4-292 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 5-442 (Sidath Wettimuny), 6-456 (Duleep Mendis), 7-464 (Aravinda de Silva)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JP Agnew32312323.8400
IT Botham29611413.9300
RM Ellison2867012.5000
PI Pocock41177521.8200
PJW Allott3678912.4700
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Fowler c Madugalle b John2541504060.97
BC Broad c †Silva b de Mel862423418035.53
CJ Tavare c Ranatunga b DS de Silva14951381014.73
DI Gower (c)c †Silva b de Mel551511965036.42
AJ Lamb c Dias b John10719526610154.87
IT Botham c sub (DM Vonhagt) b John66710100.00
RM Ellison c Ratnayeke b DS de Silva41791127051.89
PR Downton c Dias b de Mel1053651018.86
PJW Allott  b de Mel011000.00
PI Pocock c †Silva b John22137009.52
JP Agnew not out1860012.50
Extras(b 5, lb 7, nb 6, w 5)23
TOTAL(147.1 Ov, RR: 2.51)370
Fall of wickets: 1-49 (Graeme Fowler), 2-105 (Chris Tavaré), 3-190 (Chris Broad), 4-210 (David Gower), 5-218 (Sir Ian Botham), 6-305 (Richard Ellison), 7-354 (Paul Downton), 8-354 (Paul Allott), 9-369 (Allan Lamb), 10-370 (Pat Pocock)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
ALF de Mel371011042.9700
VB John39.1129842.5000
JR Ratnayeke2255002.2700
DS de Silva45168521.8800
A Ranatunga11000.0000
RS Madugalle30401.3300
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
S Wettimuny c Gower b Botham1321222061.90
SAR Silva not out10225532012040.00
RS Madugalle  b Botham3980033.33
RL Dias lbw b Botham38791125048.10
A Ranatunga lbw b Botham067000.00
PA de Silva c †Downton b Pocock3640050.00
LRD Mendis (c)c Fowler b Botham94971239396.90
ALF de Mel c Ellison b Botham1481230175.00
JR Ratnayeke not out715181046.66
Extras(b 5, lb 4, nb 11)20
TOTAL(80 Ov, RR: 3.67)294/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Sidath Wettimuny), 2-27 (Ranjan Madugalle), 3-111 (Roy Dias), 4-115 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 5-118 (Aravinda de Silva), 6-256 (Duleep Mendis), 7-276 (Ashantha de Mel)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JP Agnew1135404.9000
IT Botham2769063.3300
RM Ellison703605.1400
PI Pocock29107812.6800
PJW Allott10202.0000
AJ Lamb10606.0000
CJ Tavare33000.0000
G Fowler10808.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Lord's, London
TossEngland , elected to field first
SeriesSri Lanka tour of England
Player Of The Match
Sidath Wettimuny
Series resultOne-off match drawn
Match numberTest no. 994
Season1984
Match days23,24,25,27,28 August 1984 (5-day match)
Test debut
Aravinda de Silva
Umpires
Dickie Bird
David Evans
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 23 Aug - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 226/3 (S Wettimuny 116*, A Ranatunga 54*)
Fri, 24 Aug - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 434/4 (S Wettimuny 187*, LRD Mendis 100*)
Sat, 25 Aug - day 3 - England 1st innings 139/2 (BC Broad 69*, DI Gower 16*)
Sun, 26 Aug - rest day
Mon, 27 Aug - day 4 - England 1st innings 370
Tue, 28 Aug - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 294/7d (80 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • SL 1st innings
  • Wettimuny: 190 runs, 471 balls, 636 min., 21 fours
  • Mendis: The first SL captain to score 100+ while in office Fastest of the 8 SL centuries scored until then (144 min.)