Result
2nd Test, Colombo (SSC), Mar 16-21 1984, New Zealand tour of Sri Lanka
174 & 289/9d
(86 ov, target 266)
198 & 123/4
Match drawn
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
S Wettimuny c Coney b Chatfield261191632021.84
ERNS Fernando  b MD Crowe874881010.81
SMS Kaluperuma  b Boock2365913035.38
RL Dias run out1655861029.09
LRD Mendis (c) b Hadlee1440025.00
RS Madugalle not out441321995033.33
A Ranatunga c †Smith b Cairns621241028.57
JR Ratnayeke lbw b Hadlee2253683041.50
DS de Silva c Coney b Cairns045000.00
RG de Alwis c †Smith b Cairns218210011.11
VB John c †Smith b Cairns0812000.00
Extras(b 5, lb 7, nb 6, w 8)26
TOTAL(90.5 Ov, RR: 1.91)174
Fall of wickets: 1-25 (Susil Fernando), 2-66 (Sidath Wettimuny), 3-68 (Sanath Kaluperuma), 4-69 (Duleep Mendis), 5-99 (Roy Dias), 6-111 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 7-152 (Ravi Ratnayeke), 8-153 (Somachandra De Silva), 9-165 (Guy de Alwis), 10-174 (Vinothen John)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Sir RJ Hadlee22122721.2200
BL Cairns24.564741.8900
EJ Chatfield2073511.7500
MD Crowe1352111.6100
SL Boock1121811.6300
New Zealand 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GP Howarth (c) b John2451823047.05
JG Wright c Dias b John2033631060.60
JF Reid c †de Alwis b John722311031.81
JJ Crowe  b Ratnayeke501141628043.85
JV Coney c John b de Silva30551003054.54
Sir RJ Hadlee  b Ratnayeke1933722057.57
SL Boock c Madugalle b Ratnayeke430430013.33
MD Crowe c Kaluperuma b Ratnayeke01013000.00
IDS Smith c Kaluperuma b Ratnayeke718311038.88
BL Cairns lbw b de Silva1416402087.50
EJ Chatfield not out982020112.50
Extras(b 4, lb 6, nb 3, w 1)14
TOTAL(64.3 Ov, RR: 3.06)198
Fall of wickets: 1-38 (John Wright), 2-53 (Geoff Howarth), 3-66 (John Reid), 4-127 (Jeremy Coney), 5-151 (Jeff Crowe), 6-166 (Sir Richard Hadlee), 7-166 (Martin Crowe), 8-171 (Stephen Boock), 9-178 (Ian Smith), 10-198 (Lance Cairns)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
VB John2418933.7000
JR Ratnayeke2184252.0000
SMS Kaluperuma10303.0000
A Ranatunga411102.7500
DS de Silva14.363922.6800
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
S Wettimuny c Hadlee b Chatfield652383195027.31
ERNS Fernando c JJ Crowe b Hadlee0710000.00
SMS Kaluperuma c Cairns b Hadlee23441005.88
RL Dias  b Cairns10821527218050.23
JR Ratnayeke c & b Hadlee1231651038.70
LRD Mendis (c) b Chatfield36701196051.42
RS Madugalle c JJ Crowe b Chatfield36801325045.00
A Ranatunga run out772910100.00
DS de Silva not out1349791026.53
RG de Alwis  b Chatfield2690033.33
VB John not out38140037.50
Extras(lb 4, nb 1)5
TOTAL(127 Ov, RR: 2.27)289/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Susil Fernando), 2-13 (Sanath Kaluperuma), 2-172* (Sidath Wettimuny, retired not out ), 3-176 (Roy Dias), 4-209 (Ravi Ratnayeke), 5-234 (Duleep Mendis), 6-244 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 7-245 (Sidath Wettimuny), 8-278 (Ranjan Madugalle), 9-282 (Guy de Alwis)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Sir RJ Hadlee30145831.9300
BL Cairns2237913.5900
EJ Chatfield2997842.6800
SL Boock42166501.5400
JV Coney43401.0000
New Zealand 2nd Innings (target: 266 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GP Howarth (c)c Kaluperuma b John1043571023.25
JG Wright c de Silva b Ranatunga482092803022.96
JF Reid lbw b John011000.00
JJ Crowe c †de Alwis b Ranatunga1647703034.04
MD Crowe not out191572173012.10
JV Coney not out2059692033.89
Extras(b 4, lb 4, nb 2)10
TOTAL(86 Ov, RR: 1.43)123/4
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Geoff Howarth), 2-10 (John Reid), 3-48 (Jeff Crowe), 4-89 (John Wright)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
VB John21112621.2300
JR Ratnayeke21111700.8000
SMS Kaluperuma631001.6600
A Ranatunga1872921.6100
DS de Silva19103101.6300
RS Madugalle11000.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossNew Zealand , elected to field first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of Sri Lanka
Series resultNew Zealand led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 982
Season1983/84
Match days16,17,18,20,21 March 1984 (5-day match)
Umpires
Dooland Buultjens
Herbi Felsinger
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 16 Mar - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 145/6 (RS Madugalle 25*, JR Ratnayeke 19*)
Sat, 17 Mar - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 164/5 (Sir RJ Hadlee 17*, SL Boock 3*)
Sun, 18 Mar - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 133/2 (S Wettimuny 56*, RL Dias 74*)
Mon, 19 Mar - rest day
Tue, 20 Mar - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 6/0 (GP Howarth 6*, JG Wright 0*)
Wed, 21 Mar - day 5 - New Zealand 2nd innings 123/4 (86 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • MD Crowe, after dislocating a finger in the Sri Lanka 1st innings attempting a slip catch, and with a stomach disorder, took a test record 210 minutes to reach double figures.
Day 4
  • S Wettimuny (2) retired hurt on 65* from 172/2 to 244/6 (hit in the groin by a ball from Hadlee)