Result
1st Test, Christchurch, Mar 4-6 1983, Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand
344
(f/o)
144 & 175 (81.5 ov)
New Zealand won by an innings and 25 runs
Player Of The Match
New Zealand
New Zealand 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GM Turner c †de Alwis b John3236486088.88
BA Edgar c MD Wettimuny b Ratnayeke3966905059.09
JG Wright  b Ratnayake1331471041.93
GP Howarth (c)c Goonasekera b Ratnayeke069000.00
JJ Crowe run out1257631021.05
JV Coney run out841582068053.16
Sir RJ Hadlee  b John12102010120.00
BL Cairns c MD Wettimuny b Ratnayake325310012.00
WK Lees  b de Silva891801988149.44
MC Snedden c sub b Ratnayeke2235514062.85
EJ Chatfield not out1029450034.48
Extras(lb 14, nb 12, w 2)28
TOTAL(101.5 Ov, RR: 3.37)344
Fall of wickets: 1-59 (Glenn Turner), 2-93 (Bruce Edgar), 3-93 (John Wright), 4-93 (Geoff Howarth), 5-137 (Jeff Crowe), 6-159 (Sir Richard Hadlee), 7-171 (Lance Cairns), 8-250 (Jeremy Coney), 9-292 (Martin Snedden), 10-344 (Warren Lees)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RJ Ratnayake31812524.0300
VB John1224523.7500
JR Ratnayeke3199333.0000
DS de Silva22.5104111.7900
S Jeganathan521202.4000
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MD Wettimuny c †Lees b Cairns1760611028.33
S Wettimuny not out631392106045.32
ERNS Fernando  b Cairns011000.00
Y Goonasekera c †Lees b Cairns410150040.00
RS Madugalle run out3452526065.38
DS de Silva (c)c †Lees b Hadlee746530015.21
JR Ratnayeke run out027000.00
RG de Alwis c Turner b Hadlee032000.00
S Jeganathan lbw b Cairns66410100.00
RJ Ratnayake c Coney b Hadlee1490025.00
VB John lbw b Hadlee023000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 7, nb 3)12
TOTAL(53.3 Ov, RR: 2.69)144
Fall of wickets: 1-49 (Mithra Wettimuny), 2-49 (Susil Fernando), 3-56 (Yohan Goonasekera), 4-104 (Ranjan Madugalle), 5-121 (Somachandra De Silva), 6-129 (Ravi Ratnayeke), 7-133 (Guy de Alwis), 8-141 (Sridharan Jeganathan), 9-144 (Rumesh Ratnayake), 10-144 (Vinothen John)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Sir RJ Hadlee13.313342.4400
MC Snedden1013003.0000
BL Cairns1564943.2600
EJ Chatfield1542001.3300
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings (following on)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MD Wettimuny c †Lees b Snedden530290016.66
S Wettimuny lbw b Cairns754710012.96
ERNS Fernando  b Cairns461491536030.87
Y Goonasekera c Turner b Cairns820230040.00
RS Madugalle c †Lees b Snedden2360774038.33
DS de Silva (c) b Chatfield521111294046.84
JR Ratnayeke lbw b Cairns721331033.33
RG de Alwis c Hadlee b Snedden316220018.75
S Jeganathan  b Chatfield820361040.00
RJ Ratnayake c Howarth b Chatfield079000.00
VB John not out3770042.85
Extras(b 1, lb 6, nb 1, w 5)13
TOTAL(81.5 Ov, RR: 2.13)175
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Mithra Wettimuny), 2-26 (Sidath Wettimuny), 3-46 (Yohan Goonasekera), 4-95 (Ranjan Madugalle), 5-108 (Susil Fernando), 6-124 (Ravi Ratnayeke), 7-133 (Guy de Alwis), 8-168 (Sridharan Jeganathan), 9-170 (Rumesh Ratnayake), 10-175 (Somachandra De Silva)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Sir RJ Hadlee22122701.2200
MC Snedden2364832.0800
BL Cairns2074742.3500
EJ Chatfield16.534032.3700
MATCH DETAILS
AMI Stadium, Christchurch
TossSri Lanka , elected to field first
SeriesSri Lanka tour of New Zealand
Player Of The Match
Warren Lees
Series resultNew Zealand led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 950
Season1982/83
Match days4,5,6 March 1983 (5-day match)
Test debut
Jeff Crowe
Mithra Wettimuny
Susil Fernando
Yohan Goonasekera
Guy de Alwis
Sridharan Jeganathan
Rumesh Ratnayake
Vinothen John
Umpires
David Kinsella
Fred Goodall
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 04 Mar - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 217/7 (JV Coney 69*, WK Lees 20*)
Sat, 05 Mar - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 141/8 (S Wettimuny 62*)
Sun, 06 Mar - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 175 (81.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • Sl 1st innings
  • This is the 3rd pair of brothers to have opened in a test, after EM & WG Grace, and Hanif & Sadiq Mohammed.
  • Sidath Wettimuny was the 1st Sri Lankan to carry his bat in a test innings.