result
3rd Test, Colombo (SSC), Mar 24 - 28 2004, Australia tour of Sri Lanka
401 & 375
(target 370)407 & 248
Australia won by 121 runs
Player Of The Match
153, 3/50 & 3/42
darren-lehmann
Player Of The Series
79 runs • 26 wkts
shane-warne
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Justin Langer c Dilshan b Vaas1929473065.51
Matthew Hayden c sub (UDU Chandana) b Samaraweera2546813054.34
Ricky Ponting (c)c Muralitharan b Vaas9213819111166.66
Damien Martyn c †Sangakkara b Vaas1444442031.81
Darren Lehmann c Jayasuriya b Muralitharan15326935814256.87
Simon Katich c & b Muralitharan1436462038.88
Adam Gilchrist c Jayasuriya b Muralitharan2245572048.88
Shane Warne lbw b Muralitharan32711052045.07
Jason Gillespie c Tillakaratne b Muralitharan0109000.00
Michael Kasprowicz  b Jayasuriya441110100.00
Brad Williams not out 0313000.00
Extras(b 13, lb 9, nb 4)26
TOTAL(115.1 Ov, RR: 3.48, 486 Mts)401
Fall of wickets: 1-43 (Justin Langer, 8.5 ov), 2-60 (Matthew Hayden, 15.3 ov), 3-96 (Damien Martyn, 28.4 ov), 4-217 (Ricky Ponting, 55.6 ov), 5-244 (Simon Katich, 68.1 ov), 6-299 (Adam Gilchrist, 83.1 ov), 7-376 (Shane Warne, 107.1 ov), 8-380 (Jason Gillespie, 109.5 ov), 9-387 (Michael Kasprowicz, 112.5 ov), 10-401 (Darren Lehmann, 115.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas2639333.5711110001
Nuwan Zoysa3.312306.57134000
Thilan Samaraweera14.313812.62643002
Muthiah Muralidaran37.1612353.3015915200
Rangana Herath2357503.26956101
Sanath Jayasuriya1112712.45502000
Sri Lanka 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Marvan Atapattu  b Kasprowicz11821928319053.88
Sanath Jayasuriya c Gillespie b Lehmann71781159191.02
Kumar Sangakkara c †Gilchrist b Lehmann2239513056.41
Mahela Jayawardene c †Gilchrist b Gillespie2972874040.27
Tillakaratne Dilshan  b Gillespie012000.00
Hashan Tillakaratne (c)not out 7420127110036.81
Thilan Samaraweera c †Gilchrist b Gillespie41841318048.80
Chaminda Vaas  b Warne2431625077.41
Nuwan Zoysa st †Gilchrist b Lehmann33700100.00
Rangana Herath c Martyn b Warne326240011.53
Muthiah Muralidaran c Warne b Kasprowicz811151072.72
Extras(b 4, lb 7, nb 2, w 1)14
TOTAL(127.1 Ov, RR: 3.20, 533 Mts)407
Fall of wickets: 1-134 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 27.2 ov), 2-175 (Kumar Sangakkara, 41.2 ov), 3-240 (Mahela Jayawardene, 64.3 ov), 4-240 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 64.4 ov), 5-256 (Marvan Atapattu, 69.6 ov), 6-327 (Thilan Samaraweera, 98.6 ov), 7-378 (Chaminda Vaas, 112.1 ov), 8-381 (Nuwan Zoysa, 113.1 ov), 9-390 (Rangana Herath, 120.2 ov), 10-407 (Muthiah Muralidaran, 127.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jason Gillespie2339634.1710119000
Michael Kasprowicz22.155822.611079011
Brad Williams1954802.52917001
Shane Warne36711523.1916215100
Darren Lehmann1925032.63866000
Simon Katich802903.62303000
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Justin Langer  b Vaas16629540513256.27
Matthew Hayden lbw b Vaas2831545090.32
Ricky Ponting (c)c Samaraweera b Herath2036482055.55
Jason Gillespie c Jayawardene b Muralitharan1550020.00
Damien Martyn lbw b Herath56110083.33
Darren Lehmann c †Sangakkara b Muralitharan1360033.33
Simon Katich lbw b Muralitharan862143057140.18
Adam Gilchrist not out 3141610275.60
Shane Warne c Samaraweera b Herath037000.00
Michael Kasprowicz run out (Jayasuriya)36140050.00
Brad Williams c & b Herath24100050.00
Extras(b 11, lb 11, nb 6, w 4)32
TOTAL(106.2 Ov, RR: 3.52, 467 Mts)375
Fall of wickets: 1-40 (Matthew Hayden, 12.1 ov), 2-79 (Ricky Ponting, 22.3 ov), 3-80 (Jason Gillespie, 23.2 ov), 4-89 (Damien Martyn, 26.2 ov), 5-98 (Darren Lehmann, 27.2 ov), 6-316 (Justin Langer, 92.3 ov), 7-341 (Simon Katich, 99.5 ov), 8-346 (Shane Warne, 100.5 ov), 9-368 (Michael Kasprowicz, 104.2 ov), 10-375 (Brad Williams, 106.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas2136122.90905000
Nuwan Zoysa1205404.50498031
Muthiah Muralidaran2959333.201259102
Rangana Herath24.219243.78943400
Thilan Samaraweera1544002.66692013
Sanath Jayasuriya401303.25171000
Tillakaratne Dilshan11000.0060000
Sri Lanka 2nd INNINGS (target: 370 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Marvan Atapattu  b Kasprowicz1448651029.16
Sanath Jayasuriya c Katich b Lehmann51831317061.44
Thilan Samaraweera st †Gilchrist b Lehmann531261707042.06
Mahela Jayawardene c †Gilchrist b Lehmann37991304137.37
Kumar Sangakkara  b Warne27273540100.00
Tillakaratne Dilshan c Martyn b Warne3144565070.45
Hashan Tillakaratne (c)lbw b Gillespie1761813027.86
Chaminda Vaas lbw b Warne938751023.68
Nuwan Zoysa  b Warne11517006.66
Rangana Herath lbw b Kasprowicz02029000.00
Muthiah Muralidaran not out 038000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 1, nb 2, w 1)8
TOTAL(93.4 Ov, RR: 2.64, 403 Mts)248
Fall of wickets: 1-45 (Marvan Atapattu, 15.6 ov), 2-92 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 29.1 ov), 3-156 (Thilan Samaraweera, 55.4 ov), 4-181 (Mahela Jayawardene, 61.5 ov), 5-191 (Kumar Sangakkara, 64.3 ov), 6-232 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 76.1 ov), 7-245 (Hashan Tillakaratne, 84.3 ov), 8-247 (Nuwan Zoysa, 88.1 ov), 9-248 (Chaminda Vaas, 92.3 ov), 10-248 (Rangana Herath, 93.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jason Gillespie1863812.11894010
Michael Kasprowicz16.453722.22815000
Shane Warne33119242.7816213102
Brad Williams501903.80213000
Darren Lehmann1724232.47804000
Simon Katich411503.75183000
MATCH DETAILS
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of Sri Lanka
Season2003/04
Player Of The Match
Darren Lehmann
Darren Lehmann
Player Of The Series
Shane Warne
Shane Warne
Series resultAustralia won the 3-match series 3-0
Match numberTest no. 1691
Match daysday (5-day match)
Umpires
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David Orchard
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Steve Bucknor
TV Umpire
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Peter Manuel
Match Referee
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Chris Broad
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 24 Mar - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 314/6 (Darren Lehmann 104*, Shane Warne 7*, 90 ov)
Thu, 25 Mar - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 239/2 (Marvan Atapattu 109*, Mahela Jayawardene 29*, 64 ov)
Fri, 26 Mar - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 80/3 (Justin Langer 29*, 23.2 ov)
Sat, 27 Mar - day 4 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 18/0 (Marvan Atapattu 5*, Sanath Jayasuriya 13*, 5 ov)
Sun, 28 Mar - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 248 (93.4 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • Hours of play: 10.30am - 12.30pm, 1.10pm - 3.10pm, 3.30pm - 5.30pm
  • 12th Men: A Symonds (Australia) and UDU Chandana (Sri Lanka)
Day 1
  • Lunch: Australia 96/2 (Ponting 34*, Martyn 14, 27 overs, 123 minutes)
  • Australia 100 from 136 minutes after 32.2 overs (Ponting 38*, Lehmann 0*)
  • Ponting's 50 in 120 minutes 80 balls (6x4)
  • Australia 150 from 183 minutes after 43.4 overs (Ponting 63*, Lehmann 22*)
  • Australia 200 from 232 minutes after 53.4 overs (Ponting 84*, Lehmann 51*)
  • Lehmann's 50 in 103 minutes from 75 balls (6x4, 1x6)
  • Tea: Australia 217/4 (Lehmnnn 52*, 56 overs, 243 minutes)
  • Australia 250 from 301 minutes after 71 overs (Lehmann 70*, Gilchrist 2*)
  • Australia 300 from 360 minutes after 86.5 overs (Lehmann 100*, Warne 0*)
  • Lehmann's 100 in 231 minutes from 174 balls (11x4, 1x6)
Day 2
  • Australia 350 from 424 minutes after 100.3 overs (Lehmann 117*, Warne 22*)
  • Lehmann's 150 in 350 minutes from 263 balls, (14x4, 2x6)
  • Australia's 400 in 480 minutes from 114.2 overs
  • Lunch: Australia 401 all out
  • Sri Lanka's 50 in 29 minutes from 7.3 overs (Atapattu 17*, Jayasuriya 29*)
  • Jayasuriya's 50 in 83 minutes from 59 balls, (7x4)
  • Sri Lanka's 100 in 93 minutes from 21.3 overs (Atapattu 46*, Jayasuriya 51*)
  • Atapattu's 50 in 101 minutes from 76 balls, (11x4)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka 138/1 (Atapattu 61*, Sangakkara 0*, 30 overs)
  • Sri Lanka's 150 in 137 minutes from 33 overs (Atapattu 63*, Sangakkara 10*)
  • Sri Lanka's 200 in 205 minutes from 50.4 overs (Atapattu 91*, Jayawardene 8*)
  • Atapattu's 100 in 217 minutes from 175 balls, (16x4)
Day 3
  • Sri Lanka's 250 in 278 minutes from 68.3 overs (Atapattu 114*, Tillakaratne 6*)
  • Sri Lanka's 300 in 362 minutes from 84.4 overs (Tillakaratne 28*, Samaraweera 24*)
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka 308/5 (Tillakaratne 31*, Samaraweera 28*, 90 overs)
  • Sri Lanka's 350 in 442 minutes from 104.5 overs (Tillakaratne 42*, Vaas 15*)
  • Tillakaratne's 50 in 197 minutes from 137 balls, (6x4)
  • Sri Lanka's 400 in 514 minutes from 121.4 overs (Tillakaratne 69*, Muralitharan 7*)
  • Australia's 50 from 74 minutes after 16 overs (Langer 18*, Ponting 5*)
Day 4
  • Australia's 100 in 131 minutes from 28.2 overs (Langer 43, Katich 0*)
  • Langer's 50 in 137 minutes 92 balls, (4x6, 6x1)
  • Australia's 150 in 188 minutes 42.4 overs (Langer 77*, Katich 12*)
  • Langer's 100 in 225 minutes 156 balls, (4x9, 6x1)
  • Australia's 200 in 275 minutes 64.3 overs (Langer 113*, Katich 23*)
  • Australia's 250 in 325 minutes 75.1 overs (Langer 138*, Katich 41*)
  • Tea: Australia 263/5 (Langer 140*, Katich 49*, 81 overs)
  • Katich's 50 in 221 minetus 153 balls (4x4)* Australia 300 in 88.4 overs
  • Australia 350 in 101.3 overs
Day 5
  • Sri Lanka's 50 in 72 minutes from 18 overs (Jayasuriya 36*, Samaraweera 0*)
  • Jayasuriya's 50 in 125 minutes from 82 balls, (7x4)
  • Sri Lanka's 100 in 147 minutes from 33.4 overs (Samaraweera 30*, Jayawardene 0*)
  • Sri Lanka's 150 in 220 minutes from 44 overs (Samaraweera 49*, Jayawardene 29*)
  • Samaraweera's 50 in 158 minutes from 117 balls, (4x4)
  • Sri Lanka's 200 in 273 minutes from 68.3 overs (Dilshan 7*, Tillekaratne 0*)
  • Australia took the new ball after 81 overs (244/6)
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