Result
1st Test, Kandy, Mar 9-14 1984, New Zealand tour of Sri Lanka
276 & 201/8d
(27.3 ov, target 263)
215 & 97
New Zealand won by 165 runs
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Scorecard summary
New Zealand276(100.1 overs)1st Innings
Sri Lanka215(79.5 overs)1st Innings
New Zealand201/8d(54.5 overs)2nd Innings
Sri Lanka97(27.3 overs)2nd Innings
Match details
Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy
TossNew Zealand , elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of Sri Lanka
Series resultNew Zealand led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 980
Season1983/84
Match days9,10,11,13,14 March 1984 (5-day match)
Test debut
Sanath Kaluperuma
Jayantha Amerasinghe
Umpires
PW Vidanagamage
Herbi Felsinger