result
1st Test, Colombo (SSC), Aug 17 - 22 1992, Australia tour of Sri Lanka
256 & 471
(51.1 ov, target 181)547/8d & 164
Australia won by 16 runs
player of the match
Greg Matthews
Australia
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Mark Taylor lbw b Wickramasinghe421071423039.25
Tom Moody lbw b Ramanayake19130011.11
David Boon c Ramanayake b Hathurusingha32801183040.00
Dean Jones lbw b Hathurusingha1081310125.00
Mark Waugh c †Kaluwitharana b Hathurusingha520350025.00
Allan Border (c) b Hathurusingha315200020.00
Greg Matthews lbw b Ramanayake661710100.00
Ian Healy not out 661411888046.80
Craig McDermott c Ranatunga b Ramanayake2228393178.57
Shane Warne c & b Anurasiri2459753040.67
Mike Whitney c & b Wickramasinghe1357651022.80
Extras(lb 10, nb 19, w 3)32
TOTAL(84 Ov, RR: 3.04, 367 Mts)256
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Tom Moody), 2-84 (David Boon), 3-94 (Mark Taylor), 4-96 (Dean Jones), 5-109 (Allan Border), 6-118 (Mark Waugh), 7-124 (Greg Matthews), 8-162 (Craig McDermott), 9-207 (Shane Warne), 10-256 (Mike Whitney, 83.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Champaka Ramanayake2045132.54---110
Pramodya Wickramasinghe1846923.83---06
Chandika Hathurusingha2256643.00---03
Ranjith Madurasinghe1012102.10---00
Asanka Gurusinha201708.50---20
Don Anurasiri1222211.83---00
Sri Lanka 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Roshan Mahanama c †Healy b Waugh7815221213051.31
Chandika Hathurusingha c Taylor b Waugh1862852029.03
Asanka Gurusinha c Jones b Whitney13739952518034.33
Aravinda de Silva lbw b Matthews69121066.66
Arjuna Ranatunga (c)c Warne b Matthews12719226615366.14
Marvan Atapattu  b Matthews011000.00
Romesh Kaluwitharana not out 13215820326083.54
Champaka Ramanayake c †Healy b McDermott02537000.00
Pramodya Wickramasinghe c Matthews b McDermott21192430110.52
Ranjith Madurasinghe not out 515231033.33
Extras(b 2, lb 7, nb 13, w 1)23
TOTAL(170 Ov, RR: 3.21, 700 Mts)547/8d
Did not bat: Don Anurasiri 
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Chandika Hathurusingha), 2-128 (Roshan Mahanama), 3-137 (Aravinda de Silva), 4-367 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 5-367 (Marvan Atapattu), 6-463 (Asanka Gurusinha), 7-472 (Champaka Ramanayake), 8-503 (Pramodya Wickramasinghe)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Craig McDermott40912523.12---03
Mike Whitney32108412.62---19
Tom Moody1734402.58---00
Mark Waugh1737724.52---00
Shane Warne22210704.86---01
Greg Matthews38119332.44---00
Allan Border41802.00---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Tom Moody  b Ramanayake1356760023.21
Mark Taylor c Gurusinha b Anurasiri431131605038.05
David Boon c Ranatunga b Anurasiri6814917410045.63
Dean Jones run out (Gurusinha)57821189069.51
Mark Waugh c †Kaluwitharana b Wickramasinghe56791094070.88
Allan Border (c)c Gurusinha b Anurasiri1542351035.71
Greg Matthews c †Kaluwitharana b Ramanayake641291959049.61
Ian Healy lbw b Hathurusingha1221381057.14
Craig McDermott lbw b Ramanayake4048635083.33
Shane Warne  b Anurasiri3582985042.68
Mike Whitney not out 1037511027.02
Extras(lb 23, nb 34, w 1)58
TOTAL(132 Ov, RR: 3.56, 563 Mts)471
Fall of wickets: 1-41 (Tom Moody), 2-107 (Mark Taylor), 3-195 (David Boon), 4-233 (Dean Jones), 5-269 (Allan Border), 6-319 (Mark Waugh), 7-361 (Ian Healy), 8-417 (Craig McDermott), 9-431 (Greg Matthews), 10-471 (Shane Warne, 131.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Champaka Ramanayake371011333.05---016
Pramodya Wickramasinghe1907914.15---012
Chandika Hathurusingha2777912.92---10
Don Anurasiri35312743.62---06
Ranjith Madurasinghe1415003.57---00
Sri Lanka 2nd INNINGS (target: 181 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Roshan Mahanama c Boon b Matthews3973967053.42
Chandika Hathurusingha run out (Moody)36631004057.14
Asanka Gurusinha not out 31881354035.22
Aravinda de Silva c Border b McDermott37324570115.62
Arjuna Ranatunga (c)c Border b McDermott028000.00
Marvan Atapattu  b Matthews1250050.00
Romesh Kaluwitharana  b Matthews4551080.00
Champaka Ramanayake lbw b Matthews616331037.50
Pramodya Wickramasinghe c Waugh b Warne25100040.00
Don Anurasiri c Waugh b Warne11111009.09
Ranjith Madurasinghe c Matthews b Warne028000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 3, nb 2)7
TOTAL(51.1 Ov, RR: 3.2, 232 Mts)164
Fall of wickets: 1-76 (Roshan Mahanama), 2-79 (Chandika Hathurusingha), 3-127 (Aravinda de Silva), 4-132 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 5-133 (Marvan Atapattu), 6-137 (Romesh Kaluwitharana), 7-147 (Champaka Ramanayake), 8-150 (Pramodya Wickramasinghe), 9-156 (Don Anurasiri), 10-164 (Ranjith Madurasinghe, 51.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Craig McDermott1444323.07---01
Mike Whitney521302.60---01
Tom Moody501002.00---00
Greg Matthews2027643.80---00
Mark Waugh20603.00---00
Shane Warne5.131132.12---00
MATCH DETAILS
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossSri Lanka, elected to field first
SeriesAustralia tour of Sri Lanka
Season1992
Player Of The Match
Greg Matthews
Greg Matthews
Series resultAustralia led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1194
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Romesh Kaluwitharana
Romesh Kaluwitharana
Umpires
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K.T.Francis
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TM Samarasinghe
Match Referee
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Frank Cameron
CLOSE OF PLAY
Mon, 17 Aug - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 9/0 (Roshan Mahanama 6*, Chandika Hathurusingha 3*, 4 ov)
Tue, 18 Aug - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 265/3 (Asanka Gurusinha 87*, Arjuna Ranatunga 69*, 94 ov)
Wed, 19 Aug - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 26/0 (Tom Moody 8*, Mark Taylor 9*, 12 ov)
Thu, 20 Aug - rest day
Fri, 21 Aug - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 393/7 (Greg Matthews 51*, Craig McDermott 28*, 102 ov)
Sat, 22 Aug - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 164 (51.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • Scorers: A Chandrasekera and GGA Saulez
  • 12th Men: ST Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka) and AIC Dodemaide (Australia)
Day 1
  • Rain delayed the start of play until 10.08am (8 mins lost)
  • Rain stopped play from 11.50am to 12.35pm (Early lunch taken - no time lost)
  • Lunch: Australia - 68/1 (Taylor 36*, Boon 22*)
  • Tea: Australia - 168/8 (Healy 21*, Warne 2*)
Day 2
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 78/1 (Mahanama 44*, Gurusinha 13*)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 156/3 (Gurusinha 39*, Ranatunga 9*)
Day 3
  • A Ranatunga: 100 off 149 balls (11 x 4, 3 x 6, 216 mins)
  • 4th Wicket: 230 runs in 403 balls (266 mins)
  • AP Gurusinha: 100 off 265 balls (14 x 4, 330 mins)
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 367/5 (Gurusinha 119*)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 463/6 (Kaluwitharana 77*, Ramanayake 0*)
  • RS Kaluwitharana: 100 off 137 balls (19 x 4, 183 mins)
Day 4
  • Lunch: Australia - 118/2 (Boon 27*, Jones 7*)
  • Tea: Australia - 253/4 (Waugh 24*, Border 10*)
Day 5
  • Lunch: Australia - 464/9 (Warne 35*, Whitney 9*)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 79/2 (Gurusinha 0*)
  • Australia won at 5.17pm
  • Warne claims 3-0 in his last 13 balls of the innings