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RESULT
1st Test, Galle, December 02 - 06, 2003, England tour of Sri Lanka
331 & 226
(T:323) 235 & 210/9

Match drawn

Player Of The Match
38, 7/46 & 4/47
muthiah-muralidaran
Sri Lanka 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Marvan Atapattu c †Read b Flintoff29991564029.29
Sanath Jayasuriya c Collingwood b Giles481101318043.63
Kumar Sangakkara lbw b Johnson711422089150.00
Mahela Jayawardene c Collingwood b Giles1742642040.47
Hashan Tillakaratne (c)c †Read b Giles01416000.00
Thilan Samaraweera c †Read b Flintoff451131476039.82
Upul Chandana lbw b Flintoff2141504051.21
Kumar Dharmasena lbw b Batty2769742039.13
Chaminda Vaas not out 22801323027.50
Dinusha Fernando c Collingwood b Batty421201019.04
Muthiah Muralidaran c †Read b Giles38374141102.70
Extras(b 5, lb 2, nb 1, w 1)9
TOTAL127.5 Ov (RR: 2.58, 525 Mts)331
Fall of wickets: 1-76 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 31.5 ov), 2-88 (Marvan Atapattu, 36.3 ov), 3-132 (Mahela Jayawardene, 50.5 ov), 4-132 (Hashan Tillakaratne, 56.1 ov), 5-202 (Kumar Sangakkara, 83.1 ov), 6-238 (Thilan Samaraweera, 92.5 ov), 7-239 (Upul Chandana, 94.1 ov), 8-279 (Kumar Dharmasena, 111.6 ov), 9-291 (Dinusha Fernando, 117.2 ov), 10-331 (Muthiah Muralidaran, 127.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Matthew Hoggard2044902.451008000
Richard Johnson1755413.17819010
83.1 to KC Sangakkara, . 202/5
Andrew Flintoff2374231.821156000
36.3 to MS Atapattu, . 88/2
92.5 to TT Samaraweera, . 238/6
94.1 to UDU Chandana, . 239/7
Paul Collingwood401203.00191001
Gareth Batty3159823.1613512100
111.6 to HDPK Dharmasena, . 279/8
117.2 to KADM Fernando, . 291/9
Ashley Giles32.596942.101596100
31.5 to ST Jayasuriya, . 76/1
50.5 to DPMD Jayawardene, . 132/3
56.1 to HP Tillakaratne, . 132/4
127.5 to M Muralidaran, . 331/10
England 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Marcus Trescothick c †Sangakkara b Muralidaran2362674037.09
Michael Vaughan (c) b Muralidaran2465914036.92
Mark Butcher c †Sangakkara b Jayasuriya512072334024.63
Graham Thorpe lbw b Vaas431211254035.53
Paul Collingwood c Jayasuriya b Muralidaran11070010.00
Andrew Flintoff lbw b Muralidaran11422007.14
Chris Read c Tillakaratne b Muralidaran01012000.00
Gareth Batty c Jayasuriya b Dharmasena1443600132.55
Ashley Giles c Atapattu b Muralidaran1832330256.25
Richard Johnson c Atapattu b Muralidaran2629451289.65
Matthew Hoggard not out 619210031.57
Extras(b 12, lb 8, nb 8)28
TOTAL100.4 Ov (RR: 2.33, 360 Mts)235
Fall of wickets: 1-56 (Marcus Trescothick, 16.3 ov), 2-67 (Michael Vaughan, 24.2 ov), 3-142 (Graham Thorpe, 61.1 ov), 4-143 (Paul Collingwood, 62.6 ov), 5-151 (Andrew Flintoff, 68.5 ov), 6-155 (Chris Read, 72.5 ov), 7-177 (Mark Butcher, 85.4 ov), 8-183 (Gareth Batty, 88.3 ov), 9-208 (Ashley Giles, 94.1 ov), 10-235 (Richard Johnson, 100.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas1222512.08570005
61.1 to GP Thorpe, . 142/3
Dinusha Fernando312107.00145001
Kumar Dharmasena2465512.291154201
88.3 to GJ Batty, . 183/8
Muthiah Muralidaran31.4154671.451695100
16.3 to ME Trescothick, . 56/1
24.2 to MP Vaughan, . 67/2
62.6 to PD Collingwood, . 143/4
68.5 to A Flintoff, . 151/5
72.5 to CMW Read, . 155/6
94.1 to AF Giles, . 208/9
100.4 to RL Johnson, . 235/10
Upul Chandana1322401.84642000
Sanath Jayasuriya1724412.58781201
85.4 to MA Butcher, . 177/7
Sri Lanka 2nd INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Marvan Atapattu st †Read b Batty3571975049.29
Sanath Jayasuriya c Trescothick b Giles17162430106.25
Kumar Sangakkara run out (Collingwood/†Read)1954681035.18
Mahela Jayawardene not out 862423127035.53
Hashan Tillakaratne (c)lbw b Batty19120011.11
Thilan Samaraweera c Trescothick b Giles12323004.34
Chaminda Vaas c Collingwood b Giles19721043026.38
Upul Chandana lbw b Giles1948643039.58
Kumar Dharmasena lbw b Hoggard22140009.52
Dinusha Fernando c Trescothick b Flintoff1430025.00
Muthiah Muralidaran c Collingwood b Batty1324502054.16
Extras(b 4, lb 9)13
TOTAL97.2 Ov (RR: 2.32, 408 Mts)226
Fall of wickets: 1-26 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 5.5 ov), 2-72 (Kumar Sangakkara, 22.6 ov), 3-72 (Marvan Atapattu, 23.4 ov), 4-78 (Hashan Tillakaratne, 27.1 ov), 5-85 (Thilan Samaraweera, 34.1 ov), 6-123 (Chaminda Vaas, 60.5 ov), 7-163 (Upul Chandana, 78.4 ov), 8-179 (Kumar Dharmasena, 86.4 ov), 9-180 (Dinusha Fernando, 87.2 ov), 10-226 (Muthiah Muralidaran, 97.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Matthew Hoggard923313.66375000
86.4 to HDPK Dharmasena, . 179/8
Richard Johnson722804.00273000
Andrew Flintoff1753211.88823000
87.2 to KADM Fernando, . 180/9
Ashley Giles40146341.572036000
5.5 to ST Jayasuriya, . 26/1
34.1 to TT Samaraweera, . 85/5
60.5 to WPUJC Vaas, . 123/6
78.4 to UDU Chandana, . 163/7
Gareth Batty23.275532.351107000
23.4 to MS Atapattu, . 72/3
27.1 to HP Tillakaratne, . 78/4
97.2 to M Muralidaran, . 226/10
Michael Vaughan10202.0050000
England 2nd INNINGS (Target: 323 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Marcus Trescothick  b Jayasuriya2447685051.06
Michael Vaughan (c)c Tillakaratne b Fernando810152080.00
Mark Butcher c †Sangakkara b Vaas541321666140.90
Graham Thorpe c Vaas b Muralidaran1034241029.41
Paul Collingwood c Tillakaratne b Dharmasena361531745023.52
Andrew Flintoff c Tillakaratne b Vaas065000.00
Chris Read c Jayawardene b Muralidaran1449440128.57
Gareth Batty  b Muralidaran2670812137.14
Ashley Giles not out 171071011015.88
Richard Johnson  b Muralidaran33541008.57
Matthew Hoggard not out 0712000.00
Extras(b 10, lb 1, nb 7)18
TOTAL108 Ov (RR: 1.94, 376 Mts)210/9
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Michael Vaughan, 3.4 ov), 2-62 (Marcus Trescothick, 15.2 ov), 3-73 (Graham Thorpe, 22.2 ov), 4-125 (Mark Butcher, 50.4 ov), 5-125 (Andrew Flintoff, 52.4 ov), 6-148 (Chris Read, 66.3 ov), 7-170 (Paul Collingwood, 75.6 ov), 8-204 (Gareth Batty, 92.2 ov), 9-208 (Richard Johnson, 104.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas1442321.64733002
50.4 to MA Butcher, . 125/4
52.4 to A Flintoff, . 125/5
Dinusha Fernando402917.25186004
3.4 to MP Vaughan, . 16/1
Thilan Samaraweera31903.00121000
Sanath Jayasuriya2153111.471042001
15.2 to ME Trescothick, . 62/2
Muthiah Muralidaran37184741.272006100
22.2 to GP Thorpe, . 73/3
66.3 to CMW Read, . 148/6
92.2 to GJ Batty, . 204/8
104.5 to RL Johnson, . 208/9
Upul Chandana1122402.18553000
Kumar Dharmasena1883612.00932200
75.6 to PD Collingwood, . 170/7
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MATCH DETAILS
Galle International Stadium
TossSri Lanka, elected to bat first
Series
Season2003/04
Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka
Muthiah Muralidaran
Series result3-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1670
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Dinusha Fernando
Dinusha Fernando
Paul Collingwood
Paul Collingwood
Umpires
Australia
Daryl Harper
India
Srinivas Venkataraghavan
TV Umpire
Sri Lanka
Gamini Silva
Match Referee
West Indies
Clive Lloyd
CLOSE OF PLAY
Tue, 02 Dec - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 138/4 (Kumar Sangakkara 39*, Thilan Samaraweera 1*, 60 ov)
Wed, 03 Dec - day 2 - England 1st innings 97/2 (Mark Butcher 15*, Graham Thorpe 20*, 37 ov)
Thu, 04 Dec - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 99/5 (Mahela Jayawardene 14*, Chaminda Vaas 6*, 44.3 ov)
Fri, 05 Dec - day 4 - England 2nd innings 4/0 (Marcus Trescothick 4*, Michael Vaughan 0*, 1 ov)
Sat, 06 Dec - day 5 - England 2nd innings 210/9 (108 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
  • Play started half an hour late due to wet outfield
  • England 50 in 11.6 overs, 4x10 (Trescothick 18*, Butcher 22*)
  • England 2nd innings: 1x5 ball over (last over before lunch)
  • Score at Lunch: England 84/3 in 32 overs (Butcher 30*, Collingwood 5*)
  • England 100 in 38.3 overs, 4x14, 6x1 (Butcher 45*, Collingwood 9*)
  • Butcher 50 in 122 balls, 4x6, 6x1
  • Second new ball taken after 87 overs
  • England 200 in 89.2 overs (Giles 14*, Batty 26*)
England Innings
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