Result
Only Test, Kandy, Apr 22-26 1983, Australia tour of Sri Lanka
514/4d
(f/o)
271 & 205 (65.2 ov)
Australia won by an innings and 38 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
KC Wessels c Dias b de Silva14118825021075.00
GM Wood c Ratnayake b Ranatunga422540018.18
GN Yallop lbw b de Mel9823830314041.17
GS Chappell (c)lbw b de Mel661031637064.07
DW Hookes not out14315220117294.07
AR Border not out47881452053.40
Extras(lb 11, nb 3, w 1)15
TOTAL(131 Ov, RR: 3.92)514/4d
Fall of wickets: 1-43 (Graeme Wood), 2-213 (Kepler Wessels), 3-290 (Graham Yallop), 4-359 (Greg Chappell)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
ALF de Mel23311324.9100
RJ Ratnayake28410803.8500
A Ranatunga1927213.7800
DS de Silva44712212.7700
RPW Guneratne1718404.9400
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
S Wettimuny c †Woolley b Lillee032000.00
ERNS Fernando c †Woolley b Hogg01216000.00
RL Dias c Border b Lillee44310100.00
LRD Mendis (c)c Hookes b Yardley749215112080.43
RS Madugalle c & b Yardley933480027.27
A Ranatunga c Lillee b Yardley9012017416075.00
DS de Silva c Hogan b Yardley2655713047.27
ALF de Mel c Hookes b Hogan2969753042.02
RG de Alwis c Border b Yardley318300016.66
RJ Ratnayake c †Woolley b Border1445532031.11
RPW Guneratne not out00600-
Extras(b 4, lb 5, nb 12, w 1)22
TOTAL(72.5 Ov, RR: 3.72)271
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Sidath Wettimuny), 2-5 (Roy Dias), 3-9 (Susil Fernando), 4-46 (Ranjan Madugalle), 5-142 (Duleep Mendis), 6-220 (Somachandra De Silva), 7-224 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 8-247 (Guy de Alwis), 9-270 (Ashantha de Mel), 10-271 (Rumesh Ratnayake)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DK Lillee1936723.5200
RM Hogg1243112.5800
GS Chappell10202.0000
B Yardley2578853.5200
TG Hogan1115014.5400
AR Border4.501112.2700
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings (following on)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
S Wettimuny  b Hogan9614518013066.20
ERNS Fernando c †Woolley b Lillee310120030.00
RL Dias  b Hogan1037521027.02
RJ Ratnayake run out3067715044.77
LRD Mendis (c)c Border b Yardley621300028.57
RS Madugalle  b Yardley025000.00
A Ranatunga  b Hogan3264722150.00
DS de Silva c †Woolley b Hogan513131038.46
ALF de Mel c Yallop b Hogan067000.00
RG de Alwis run out991910100.00
RPW Guneratne not out01924000.00
Extras(b 6, lb 7, nb 1)14
TOTAL(65.2 Ov, RR: 3.13)205
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Susil Fernando), 2-59 (Roy Dias), 3-120 (Rumesh Ratnayake), 4-151 (Duleep Mendis), 5-155 (Ranjan Madugalle), 6-155 (Sidath Wettimuny), 7-162 (Somachandra De Silva), 8-164 (Ashantha de Mel), 9-191 (Guy de Alwis), 10-205 (Arjuna Ranatunga)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DK Lillee1134013.6300
RM Hogg32702.3300
B Yardley2667823.0000
TG Hogan25.266652.6000
MATCH DETAILS
Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of Sri Lanka
Player Of The Match
Kepler Wessels
Series resultAustralia won the one-off match
Match numberTest no. 955
Season1982/83
Match days22,23,24,26 April 1983 (5-day match)
Test debut
Roshan Guneratne
Roger Woolley
Tom Hogan
Umpires
Herbi Felsinger
Basil Anthony
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 22 Apr - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 258/2 (GN Yallop 91*, GS Chappell 19*)
Sat, 23 Apr - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 65/4 (LRD Mendis 34*, A Ranatunga 6*)
Sun, 24 Apr - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 71/2 (S Wettimuny 45*, RJ Ratnayake 4*)
Mon, 25 Apr - rest day
Tue, 26 Apr - day 4 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 205 (65.2 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • Aus 1st innings
  • Hookes scored more than 100 runs in a session. (between lunch and tea on the Day 2)