Result
1st Test, New Zealand tour of Sri Lanka at Kandy, Mar 9-14 1984
276 & 201/8d
(27.3 ov, target 263)
215 & 97
New Zealand won by 165 runs
New Zealand 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GP Howarth (c)c †de Alwis b John621311505047.32
JG Wright lbw b John451431992031.46
JF Reid c Kaluperuma b Amerasinghe261021553025.49
MD Crowe c Ratnayake b de Silva2659882144.06
JJ Crowe c sub b John2048582041.66
JV Coney lbw b Ratnayake2544693056.81
Sir RJ Hadlee c Ranatunga b John2941653070.73
IDS Smith  b Ranatunga30172060176.47
BL Cairns c †de Alwis b Ranatunga022000.00
JG Bracewell c de Silva b John211220018.18
SL Boock not out4651066.66
Extras(b 1, lb 1, w 5)7
TOTAL(100.1 Ov, RR: 2.75)276
Fall of wickets: 1-97 (Geoff Howarth), 2-124 (John Wright), 3-165 (Martin Crowe), 4-169 (John Reid), 5-210 (Jeff Crowe), 6-236 (Jeremy Coney), 7-266 (Ian Smith), 8-266 (Lance Cairns), 9-272 (Sir Richard Hadlee), 10-276 (John Bracewell)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
VB John29.178652.9400
RJ Ratnayake1544513.0000
A Ranatunga931721.8800
DS de Silva2966912.3700
AMJG Amerasinghe1234513.7500
SMS Kaluperuma63701.1600
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
S Wettimuny c Coney b Hadlee043000.00
ERNS Fernando c Hadlee b Boock29991162029.29
SMS Kaluperuma c Howarth b Bracewell1862751029.03
RJ Ratnayake c †Smith b Hadlee627331022.22
LRD Mendis (c)c Bracewell b Hadlee510131050.00
RS Madugalle c MD Crowe b Hadlee33911114036.26
A Ranatunga c Bracewell b Cairns2032391062.50
DS de Silva  b Bracewell1132390034.37
RG de Alwis lbw b Boock26243231108.33
VB John not out2746682158.69
AMJG Amerasinghe run out3443545079.06
Extras(lb 2, nb 4)6
TOTAL(79.5 Ov, RR: 2.69)215
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Sidath Wettimuny), 2-38 (Sanath Kaluperuma), 3-55 (Rumesh Ratnayake), 4-55 (Susil Fernando), 5-61 (Duleep Mendis), 6-89 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 7-120 (Somachandra De Silva), 8-132 (Ranjan Madugalle), 9-155 (Guy de Alwis), 10-215 (Jayantha Amerasinghe)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Sir RJ Hadlee20.573541.6800
BL Cairns1837113.9400
MD Crowe31401.3300
SL Boock2376322.7300
JG Bracewell1543622.4000
New Zealand 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GP Howarth (c)lbw b John60941406063.82
JG Wright c †de Alwis b John416200025.00
JF Reid c Ranatunga b de Silva3062844048.38
JG Bracewell c Amerasinghe b John2147642044.68
MD Crowe st †de Alwis b de Silva818401044.44
Sir RJ Hadlee c sub b Kaluperuma2737493072.97
BL Cairns c Wettimuny b de Silva2530040.00
JJ Crowe c Amerasinghe b Kaluperuma910311090.00
IDS Smith not out31263050119.23
JV Coney not out310270030.00
Extras(b 3, w 3)6
TOTAL(54.5 Ov, RR: 3.66)201/8d
Did not bat: SL Boock 
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (John Wright), 2-75 (John Reid), 3-111 (Geoff Howarth), 4-126 (John Bracewell), 5-133 (Martin Crowe), 6-137 (Lance Cairns), 7-167 (Jeff Crowe), 8-167 (Sir Richard Hadlee)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
VB John17.517334.0900
A Ranatunga401403.5000
DS de Silva2125932.8000
AMJG Amerasinghe823204.0000
SMS Kaluperuma401724.2500
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings (target: 263 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
S Wettimuny c †Smith b Hadlee516221031.25
ERNS Fernando lbw b Hadlee212100016.66
SMS Kaluperuma c JJ Crowe b Boock521431023.80
LRD Mendis (c) b Hadlee032000.00
RS Madugalle c Bracewell b Hadlee215130013.33
A Ranatunga c & b Bracewell51477571108.51
DS de Silva c Coney b Boock043000.00
RG de Alwis c Howarth b Boock19171621111.76
RJ Ratnayake lbw b Boock1225342048.00
VB John c Wright b Boock059000.00
AMJG Amerasinghe not out014000.00
Extras(nb 1)1
TOTAL(27.3 Ov, RR: 3.52)97
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Susil Fernando), 2-12 (Sidath Wettimuny), 3-12 (Duleep Mendis), 4-14 (Ranjan Madugalle), 5-18 (Sanath Kaluperuma), 6-18 (Somachandra De Silva), 7-55 (Guy de Alwis), 8-97 (Rumesh Ratnayake), 9-97 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 10-97 (Vinothen John)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Sir RJ Hadlee74841.1400
BL Cairns41601.5000
SL Boock9.342852.9400
JG Bracewell715417.7100
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
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 09 Mar - day 1 - no play
Sat, 10 Mar - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 120/1 (JG Wright 41*, JF Reid 10*)
Sun, 11 Mar - day 3 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 50/2 (ERNS Fernando 26*, RJ Ratnayake 4*)
Mon, 12 Mar - rest day
Tue, 13 Mar - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 77/2 (GP Howarth 38*, JG Bracewell 0*)
Wed, 14 Mar - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 97 (27.3 ov) - end of match