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RESULT
3rd Test, Colombo (SSC), December 18 - 21, 2003, England tour of Sri Lanka
265 & 148
628/8d

Sri Lanka won by an innings and 215 runs

Player Of The Match
142
thilan-samaraweera
Player Of The Series
91 runs • 26 wkts
muthiah-muralidaran
England 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Marcus Trescothick c Jayawardene b Muralidaran709811913071.42
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 Muralidaran1339471033.33
Andrew Flintoff c & b Muralidaran7710913610470.64
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
TOTAL101 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
44.3 to N Hussain, . 135/4
96.1 to RJ Kirtley, . 259/9
100.6 to JM Anderson, . 265/10
Dilhara Fernando1235514.58498001
34.1 to MA Butcher, . 114/3
Thilan Samaraweera411102.75192000
Upul Chandana2678223.151196400
18.6 to MP Vaughan, . 78/1
76.5 to GJ Batty, . 226/6
Muthiah Muralidaran40214031.002206000
31.6 to ME Trescothick, . 108/2
45.5 to GP Thorpe, . 139/5
83.3 to A Flintoff, . 236/7
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
TOTAL182 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
11.6 to KC Sangakkara, . 71/1
180.1 to UDU Chandana, . 606/8
James Anderson2458503.5410412000
Andrew Flintoff1804722.61742003
38.1 to ST Jayasuriya, . 138/2
128.2 to DPMD Jayawardene, . 400/3
Ashley Giles651619022.9228917400
147.6 to HP Tillakaratne, . 456/5
175.5 to TM Dilshan, . 582/6
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 Muralidaran1133352033.33
Graham Thorpe st †Sangakkara b Muralidaran1960642031.66
Gareth Batty st †Sangakkara b Muralidaran013000.00
Andrew Flintoff c †Sangakkara b Fernando3075896040.00
Chris Read lbw b Jayasuriya098000.00
Ashley Giles  b Fernando1348521027.08
James Kirtley  b Muralidaran1225340148.00
James Anderson not out 17180014.28
Extras(b 2, lb 8, nb 1)11
TOTAL68 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
0.6 to ME Trescothick, . 0/1
Dilhara Fernando1242732.25603001
7.4 to MP Vaughan, . 22/2
60.4 to AF Giles, . 124/8
64.2 to A Flintoff, . 137/9
Upul Chandana1371801.38703000
Muthiah Muralidaran2796342.331359100
17.6 to N Hussain, . 44/3
37.5 to GP Thorpe, . 82/4
37.6 to GJ Batty, . 82/5
67.6 to RJ Kirtley, . 148/10
Sanath Jayasuriya96520.55490000
42.3 to MA Butcher, . 84/6
44.6 to CMW Read, . 84/7
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MATCH DETAILS
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossEngland, elected to bat first
Series
Season2003/04
Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka
Thilan Samaraweera
Player Of The Series
Sri Lanka
Muthiah Muralidaran
Series resultSri Lanka won the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1675
Match daysday (5-day match)
Umpires
Pakistan
Aleem Dar
West Indies
Steve Bucknor
TV Umpire
Sri Lanka
Tyron Wijewardene
Match Referee
West Indies
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
Day 2
Day 3
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)
England Innings
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