result
3rd Test, Colombo (SSC), Dec 18 - 21 2003, England tour of Sri Lanka
(68 ov)265 & 148
628/8d
Sri Lanka won by an innings and 215 runs
player of the match
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Marcus Trescothick c Jayawardene b Muralitharan709811913071.42
Michael Vaughan (c)c Jayawardene b Chandana1851772035.29
Mark Butcher c †Sangakkara b Fernando2350493046.00
Nasser Hussain lbw b Vaas835491022.85
Graham Thorpe lbw b Muralitharan1339471033.33
Andrew Flintoff c & b Muralitharan7710913610470.64
Gareth Batty c Atapattu b Chandana14101981013.86
Chris Read not out 17641070126.56
Ashley Giles run out (Dilshan/†Sangakkara)1039431025.64
James Kirtley lbw b Vaas19100011.11
James Anderson lbw b Vaas11218008.33
Extras(b 4, lb 8, nb 1)13
TOTAL(101 Ov, RR: 2.62, 380 Mts)265
Fall of wickets: 1-78 (Michael Vaughan, 18.6 ov), 2-108 (Marcus Trescothick, 31.6 ov), 3-114 (Mark Butcher, 34.1 ov), 4-135 (Nasser Hussain, 44.3 ov), 5-139 (Graham Thorpe, 45.5 ov), 6-226 (Gareth Batty, 76.5 ov), 7-236 (Andrew Flintoff, 83.3 ov), 8-258 (Ashley Giles, 93.4 ov), 9-259 (James Kirtley, 96.1 ov), 10-265 (James Anderson, 100.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas1756433.767410100
Dilhara Fernando1235514.58498001
Thilan Samaraweera411102.75192000
Upul Chandana2678223.151196400
Muthiah Muralidaran40214031.002206000
Sanath Jayasuriya21100.50110000
Sri Lanka 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Kumar Sangakkara c Trescothick b Kirtley3142596073.80
Sanath Jayasuriya c Trescothick b Flintoff8510416912181.73
Thilan Samaraweera run out (†Read/Batty)14240849113034.80
Mahela Jayawardene c sub (PD Collingwood) b Flintoff13424635114154.47
Tillakaratne Dilshan  b Giles831311853063.35
Hashan Tillakaratne (c) b Giles1240361030.00
Upul Chandana c Vaughan b Kirtley761031417273.78
Chaminda Vaas run out (Giles)911181081.81
Muthiah Muralidaran not out 21101412210.00
Dilhara Fernando not out 12100050.00
Extras(b 7, lb 16, nb 6, w 5)34
TOTAL(182 Ov, RR: 3.45, 747 Mts)628/8d
Did not bat: Marvan Atapattu 
Fall of wickets: 1-71 (Kumar Sangakkara, 11.6 ov), 2-138 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 38.1 ov), 3-400 (Mahela Jayawardene, 128.2 ov), 4-428 (Thilan Samaraweera, 136.1 ov), 5-456 (Hashan Tillakaratne, 147.6 ov), 6-582 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 175.5 ov), 7-605 (Chaminda Vaas, 179.4 ov), 8-606 (Upul Chandana, 180.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
James Kirtley31413124.2211414103
James Anderson2458503.5410412000
Andrew Flintoff1804722.61742003
Ashley Giles651619022.9228917400
Gareth Batty41413703.3416312100
Michael Vaughan10505.0041000
Marcus Trescothick201005.0070010
England 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Marcus Trescothick c sub (MG Vandort) b Vaas063000.00
Michael Vaughan (c)c Jayasuriya b Fernando1425382056.00
Mark Butcher  b Jayasuriya371191496031.09
Nasser Hussain c †Sangakkara b Muralitharan1133352033.33
Graham Thorpe st †Sangakkara b Muralitharan1960642031.66
Gareth Batty st †Sangakkara b Muralitharan013000.00
Andrew Flintoff c †Sangakkara b Fernando3075896040.00
Chris Read lbw b Jayasuriya098000.00
Ashley Giles  b Fernando1348521027.08
James Kirtley  b Muralitharan1225340148.00
James Anderson not out 17180014.28
Extras(b 2, lb 8, nb 1)11
TOTAL(68 Ov, RR: 2.17, 251 Mts)148
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Marcus Trescothick, 0.6 ov), 2-22 (Michael Vaughan, 7.4 ov), 3-44 (Nasser Hussain, 17.6 ov), 4-82 (Graham Thorpe, 37.5 ov), 5-82 (Gareth Batty, 37.6 ov), 6-84 (Mark Butcher, 42.3 ov), 7-84 (Chris Read, 44.6 ov), 8-124 (Ashley Giles, 60.4 ov), 9-137 (Andrew Flintoff, 64.2 ov), 10-148 (James Kirtley, 67.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas722513.57314000
Dilhara Fernando1242732.25603001
Upul Chandana1371801.38703000
Muthiah Muralidaran2796342.331359100
Sanath Jayasuriya96520.55490000
MATCH DETAILS
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Sri Lanka
Season2003/04
Player Of The Match
Thilan Samaraweera
Thilan Samaraweera
Player Of The Series
Muthiah Muralidaran
Muthiah Muralidaran
Series resultSri Lanka won the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1675
Match daysday (5-day match)
Umpires
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Aleem Dar
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Steve Bucknor
TV Umpire
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Tyron Wijewardene
Match Referee
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Clive Lloyd
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 18 Dec - day 1 - England 1st innings 259/8 (Chris Read 13*, James Kirtley 1*, 95 ov)
Fri, 19 Dec - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 264/2 (Thilan Samaraweera 68*, Mahela Jayawardene 60*, 82 ov)
Sat, 20 Dec - day 3 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 563/5 (Tillakaratne Dilshan 72*, Upul Chandana 54*, 172 ov)
Sun, 21 Dec - day 4 - England 2nd innings 148 (68 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • England 50 in 8.1 overs (MP Vaughan 10*, ME Trescothick 38*)
  • 1st wicket partnership: Vaughan and Trescothick 50 runs in 8.1 overs, RR: 6.12
  • Trescothick 50 in 39 balls, 4x11
  • England 100 in 28.5 overs (Trescothick 70*, Butcher 10*)
  • Score at Lunch: England 108/2 in 32 overs (Butcher 18*)
  • England 150 in 50 overs (Batty 1*, Flintoff 10*)
  • Score at Tea: England 197/5 in 66 overs (Batty 13*, Flintoff 42*)
  • England 200 in 70.1 overs (Batty 14*, Flintoff 43*)
  • England 250 in 90.2 overs (Read 10*, Giles 5*)
Day 2
  • Sri Lanka 50 in 9.5 overs (Jayasuriya 27*, Sangakkara 27*)
  • ST Jayasuriya 50 in 69 balls 87 mins, (4x9)(6x1)
  • Score at Lunch: Sri Lanka 88/1 in 17 overs (Jayasuriya 53*, Samaraweera 1*)
  • Sri Lanka 100 in 24.1 overs (Jayasuriya 60*, Samaraweera 6*)
  • Sri Lanka 150 in 40.2 overs (Samaraweera 15*, Jayawardene 10*)
  • Score at Tea: Sri Lanka 161/2 in 42 overs (Samaraweera 21*, Jayawardene 14*)
  • Sri Lanka 200 in 61.1 overs (Samaraweera 45*, Jayawardene 27*)
  • TT Samaraweera 50 in 200 balls 172 mins, 4x4
  • DPMD Jayawardene 50 in 100 balls 139 mins, 4x5
  • Sri Lanka 250 in 75.5 overs (Samaraweera 63*, Jayawardene 51*)
  • Sri Lanka 1st innings: 1x5 ball over (45th over, Kirtley's 12th, called by umpire Aleem Dar)
Day 3
  • Sri Lanka 300 in 97.3 overs (Samaraweera 87*, Jayawardene 81*)
  • Score at Lunch: Sri Lanka 334/2 in 114 overs (Samaraweera 98*, Jayawardene 99*)
  • DPMD Jayawardene 100 in 207 balls 287 mins, (4x5)(6x1)
  • TT Samaraweera 100 in 345 balls 404 mins, 4x7
  • Sri Lanka 350 in 116.5 overs (Samaraweera 106*, Jayawardene 108*)
  • Sri Lanka 400 in 128.1 overs (Samaraweera 129*, Jayawardene 134*)
  • Score at Tea: Sri Lanka 444/4 in 143 overs (Dilshan 21*, Tillakaratne 8*)
  • Sri Lanka 450 in 146.1 overs (Dilshan 26*, Tillakaratne 9*)
  • TM Dilshan 50 in 90 balls 131 mins, 4x2
  • UDU Chandana 50 in 71 balls 91 mins, (4x6)(6x1)
  • Sri Lanka 550 in 160 overs (Dilshan 66*, Chandana 51*)
Day 4
  • Sri Lanka 600 in 171 overs (Vaas 9*, Chandana 73*)
  • Score at Lunch: England 39/2 in 15 overs
  • England 50 in 20.5 overs (Butcher 19*, Thorpe 7*)
  • Score at Tea: England 93/7 in 51 overs (Flintoff 2*, Giles 6*)
  • England 100 in 52.5 overs (Flintoff 6*, Giles 6*)
  • England 2nd innings: 1x5 ball over (48th over, Muralitharan's 19th)