3rd Test, Colombo (CCC), Mar 24-29 1984, New Zealand tour of Sri Lanka
(57 ov)
256 & 142
New Zealand won by an innings and 61 runs
Player Of The Series
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
S Wettimuny  b Hadlee4641066.66
SMS Kaluperuma  b Hadlee1630473053.33
JR Ratnayeke lbw b Hadlee055000.00
RL Dias c †Smith b Chatfield1019211052.63
LRD Mendis (c)c JJ Crowe b Chatfield1924494079.16
RS Madugalle not out8918821714047.34
A Ranatunga c sub b Chatfield371091876033.94
DS de Silva c †Smith b Hadlee1752712032.69
RG de Alwis c Boock b Hadlee2830434093.33
AMJG Amerasinghe c Wright b Chatfield1526712057.69
VB John c & b Chatfield1226271046.15
Extras(lb 4, nb 5)9
TOTAL(82 Ov, RR: 3.12)256
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Sidath Wettimuny), 2-4 (Ravi Ratnayeke), 3-22 (Roy Dias), 4-32 (Sanath Kaluperuma), 5-63 (Duleep Mendis), 5-172* (Ranjan Madugalle, retired not out ), 6-182 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 7-222 (Guy de Alwis), 8-227 (Somachandra De Silva), 9-249 (Jayantha Amerasinghe), 10-256 (Vinothen John)
Sir RJ Hadlee2247353.3100
EJ Chatfield2256352.8600
MD Crowe622203.6600
SL Boock2095102.5500
JG Bracewell923103.4400
JV Coney30702.3300
New Zealand 1st Innings
GP Howarth (c)lbw b Ratnayeke719280036.84
JG Wright c †de Alwis b Ratnayeke1833582054.54
JF Reid c & b Amerasinghe18044568516040.44
MD Crowe c †de Alwis b Ratnayeke451432107031.46
SL Boock  b John35861402040.69
JJ Crowe lbw b John1839583046.15
JV Coney c †de Alwis b Amerasinghe922293048040.17
Sir RJ Hadlee c Kaluperuma b de Silva0810000.00
IDS Smith  b John4253895079.24
JG Bracewell c Kaluperuma b de Silva018000.00
EJ Chatfield not out12330004.34
Extras(b 5, lb 8, nb 6, w 2)21
TOTAL(175 Ov, RR: 2.62)459
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Geoff Howarth), 2-32 (John Wright), 3-132 (Martin Crowe), 4-214 (Stephen Boock), 5-253 (Jeff Crowe), 6-386 (John Reid), 7-391 (Sir Richard Hadlee), 8-429 (Jeremy Coney), 9-436 (John Bracewell), 10-459 (Ian Smith)
VB John3789932.6700
JR Ratnayeke40912833.2000
A Ranatunga1651801.1200
DS de Silva4249522.2600
AMJG Amerasinghe3047322.4300
SMS Kaluperuma1022502.5000
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings
S Wettimuny c Coney b Hadlee27100028.57
SMS Kaluperuma c Coney b Hadlee18741002024.32
RS Madugalle c Wright b Bracewell3866844057.57
A Ranatunga c Wright b Boock50921317154.34
DS de Silva c †Smith b Hadlee12634003.84
LRD Mendis (c) b Boock1022292045.45
JR Ratnayeke  b Boock28140025.00
RG de Alwis c Bracewell b Hadlee1036391027.77
AMJG Amerasinghe  b Hadlee514241035.71
VB John not out037000.00
RL Dias absent hurt-
Extras(nb 5, w 1)6
TOTAL(57 Ov, RR: 2.49)142
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Sidath Wettimuny), 2-63 (Ranjan Madugalle), 3-63 (Sanath Kaluperuma), 4-79 (Somachandra De Silva), 5-101 (Duleep Mendis), 6-105 (Ravi Ratnayeke), 7-136 (Guy de Alwis), 8-138 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 9-142 (Jayantha Amerasinghe)
Sir RJ Hadlee1672951.8100
EJ Chatfield922703.0000
MD Crowe521302.6000
SL Boock1623232.0000
JG Bracewell1143513.1800
Colombo Cricket Club Ground
TossSri Lanka , elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of Sri Lanka
Player Of The Series
Sir Richard Hadlee
Series resultNew Zealand won the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 985
Match days24,25,26,28,29 March 1984 (5-day match)
PW Vidanagamage
Sat, 24 Mar - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 230/8 (AMJG Amerasinghe 1*, VB John 2*)
Sun, 25 Mar - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 135/3 (JF Reid 56*, SL Boock 3*)
Mon, 26 Mar - day 3 - New Zealand 1st innings 322/5 (JF Reid 156*, JV Coney 26*)
Tue, 27 Mar - rest day
Wed, 28 Mar - day 4 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 69/3 (A Ranatunga 6*, DS de Silva 0*)
Thu, 29 Mar - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 142 (57 ov) - end of match
Day 4
  • Reid faced 445 balls in 685 minutes for his highest 1st class score.
Day 3
  • Boock, sent in as nightwatchman, made his first double figure score in 24 test innings.
Day 1
  • RS Madugalle (1) retired hurt on 87* from 172/5 to 249/9 (hit on the head by a ball from Hadlee)