result
1st Test, Galle, Dec 2 - 6 2003, England tour of Sri Lanka
331 & 226
(108 ov, target 323)235 & 210/9
Match drawn
player of the match
Muttiah Muralitharan
Sri Lanka (and Ceylon)
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
Muttiah Muralitharan c †Read b Giles38374141102.70
Extras(b 5, lb 2, nb 1, w 1)9
TOTAL(127.5 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 (Muttiah Muralitharan, 127.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Matthew Hoggard2044902.451008000
Richard Johnson1755413.17819010
Andrew Flintoff2374231.821156000
Paul Collingwood401203.00191001
Gareth Batty3159823.1613512100
Ashley Giles32.596942.101596100
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Marcus Trescothick c †Sangakkara b Muralitharan2362674037.09
Michael Vaughan (c) b Muralitharan2465914036.92
Mark Butcher c †Sangakkara b Jayasuriya512072334024.63
Graham Thorpe lbw b Vaas431211254035.53
Paul Collingwood c Jayasuriya b Muralitharan11070010.00
Andrew Flintoff lbw b Muralitharan11422007.14
Chris Read c Tillakaratne b Muralitharan01012000.00
Gareth Batty c Jayasuriya b Dharmasena1443600132.55
Ashley Giles c Atapattu b Muralitharan1832330256.25
Richard Johnson c Atapattu b Muralitharan2629451289.65
Matthew Hoggard not out 619210031.57
Extras(b 12, lb 8, nb 8)28
TOTAL(100.4 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
Dinusha Fernando312107.00145001
Kumar Dharmasena2465512.291154201
Muttiah Muralitharan31.4154671.451695100
Upul Chandana1322401.84642000
Sanath Jayasuriya1724412.58781201
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
Muttiah Muralitharan c Collingwood b Batty1324502054.16
Extras(b 4, lb 9)13
TOTAL(97.2 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 (Muttiah Muralitharan, 97.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Matthew Hoggard923313.66375000
Richard Johnson722804.00273000
Andrew Flintoff1753211.88823000
Ashley Giles40146341.572036000
Gareth Batty23.275532.351107000
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 Muralitharan1034241029.41
Paul Collingwood c Tillakaratne b Dharmasena361531745023.52
Andrew Flintoff c Tillakaratne b Vaas065000.00
Chris Read c Jayawardene b Muralitharan1449440128.57
Gareth Batty  b Muralitharan2670812137.14
Ashley Giles not out 171071011015.88
Richard Johnson  b Muralitharan33541008.57
Matthew Hoggard not out 0712000.00
Extras(b 10, lb 1, nb 7)18
TOTAL(108 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
Dinusha Fernando402917.25186004
Thilan Samaraweera31903.00121000
Sanath Jayasuriya2153111.471042001
Muttiah Muralitharan37184741.272006100
Upul Chandana1122402.18553000
Kumar Dharmasena1883612.00932200
MATCH DETAILS
Galle International Stadium
TossSri Lanka, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Sri Lanka
Season2003/04
Player Of The Match
Muttiah Muralitharan
Muttiah Muralitharan
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
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Daryl Harper
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Srinivas Venkataraghavan
TV Umpire
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Gamini Silva
Match Referee
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Clive Lloyd
CLOSE OF PLAY
Tue, 02 Dec - day 1 -Sri Lanka 1st innings 138/4 (Kumar Sangakkara 39*, Thilan Samaraweera 1*Kumar Sangakkara 39*, Thilan Samaraweera 1*, 60 ov)
Wed, 03 Dec - day 2 -England 1st innings 97/2 (Mark Butcher 15*, Graham Thorpe 20*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*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*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
  • Sri Lankan 1st innings
  • Play started thirty minutes late due to rain
  • Sri Lanka 50 runs in 22.1 overs (Jayasuriya 31*, Atapattu 18*)
  • Jayasuriya scores 500 runs at Galle
  • Rain stops play after 34.4 overs (Sri Lanka 83/1, Atapattu 28*, Sangakkara 4*)
  • Play resumed at 10:20 GMT
  • Sri Lankan 100 in 39.3 overs(Sangakkara 16*, Jayawardene 5*)
  • Play was called off at 12:05 GMT due to bad light
Day 2
  • Sri Lankan 150 in 63.1 overs(Sangakkara 46*, Samaraweera 9*)
  • KC Sangakkara 50 runs in 152 mins, 102 balls, 6x4, 1x6
  • Sri Lankan 200 in 82.1 overs(Sangakkara 69*, Samaraweera 33*)
  • Sri Lankan 250 in 100.2 overs(Dharmasens 11*, Vaas 1*)
  • Sri Lankan 300 in 119.4 overs(Vaas 21*, Muralitharan 14*)
  • England 1st innings
  • England 50 in 11.2 overs (Trescothick 23*, Vaughan 16*)
Day 3
  • England 100 in 37.2 overs (Butcher 15*, Thorpe 20*)
  • England 150 in 66.6 overs (Butcher 35*, Flintoff 0*)
  • England 200 in 92.2 overs (Johnson 5*, Giles 10*)
  • Muralitharan's 39th five wicket haul
  • Score at Lunch: England 164/6 in 79 overs (Butcher 48*, Batty 0*)
  • Butcher 50 in 200 balls, 4x4
  • Sri Lankan 2nd innings
  • Score at Tea: Sri Lanka 32/1 in 7 overs (Sangakkara 2*, Atapattu 12*)
  • Sri Lanka 50 in 16.4 overs (Atapattu 23*, Sangakkara 9*)
  • 110.3 overs bowled in the day
Day 4
  • Sri Lanka 100 in 47.5 overs (Jayawardene 15*, Vaas 6*)
  • Vaas caught Collingwood was Giles 50th test wicket overseas
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*)