result
1st Test, Kandy, Dec 1 - 5 2007, England tour of Sri Lanka
188 & 442/8d
(94 ov, target 350)281 & 261
Sri Lanka won by 88 runs
player of the match
Best performances - Batters
Kumar Sangakkara portrait
KC Sangakkara SL
152 runs (269)
19 fours
0 six
Control86%
Productive shot
off side drive on front foot
66 runs
10 fours
0 six
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Kumar Sangakkara portrait
KC Sangakkara SL
92 runs (159)
13 fours
0 six
Control84%
Productive shot
leg glance
35 runs
3 fours
0 six
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Best performances - Bowlers
Muttiah Muralitharan portrait
M Muralitharan SL
O
35
M
14
R
55
W
6
ECO
1.57
Matthew Hoggard portrait
MJ Hoggard ENG
O
14
M
3
R
29
W
4
ECO
2.07
Partnerships
First innings
Team Image
Sri Lanka
11 (17)
ST Jayasuriya10 (12)
MG Vandort1 (5)
18 (38)
KC Sangakkara11 (21)
MG Vandort7 (17)
11 (25)
DPMD Jayawardene1 (12)
KC Sangakkara9 (13)
2 (12)
LPC Silva2 (6)
KC Sangakkara0 (6)
0 (5)
J Mubarak0 (5)
KC Sangakkara0 (0)
106 (182)
HAPW Jayawardene51 (102)
KC Sangakkara46 (80)
32 (37)
WPUJC Vaas12 (22)
KC Sangakkara20 (15)
2 (27)
KC Sangakkara2 (16)
CRD Fernando0 (11)
4 (14)
KC Sangakkara4 (8)
SL Malinga0 (6)
2 (2)
M Muralitharan1 (1)
SL Malinga1 (1)
Team Image
England
0 (3)
MP Vaughan0 (0)
AN Cook0 (3)
107 (204)
MP Vaughan37 (108)
IR Bell67 (96)
25 (53)
IR Bell16 (29)
KP Pietersen9 (24)
38 (62)
PD Collingwood7 (29)
KP Pietersen22 (33)
12 (37)
PD Collingwood4 (15)
RS Bopara8 (22)
3 (15)
PD Collingwood3 (9)
MJ Prior0 (6)
57 (133)
PD Collingwood23 (52)
RJ Sidebottom31 (81)
24 (34)
PD Collingwood8 (16)
MJ Hoggard13 (18)
6 (10)
MJ Hoggard2 (5)
JM Anderson3 (5)
9 (18)
MS Panesar2 (6)
JM Anderson6 (12)
Second innings
Team Image
Sri Lanka
113 (198)
ST Jayasuriya78 (106)
MG Vandort31 (92)
53 (108)
KC Sangakkara29 (57)
MG Vandort18 (51)
122 (211)
DPMD Jayawardene65 (108)
KC Sangakkara57 (103)
71 (94)
LPC Silva37 (48)
KC Sangakkara30 (46)
28 (61)
J Mubarak9 (32)
KC Sangakkara19 (29)
36 (77)
HAPW Jayawardene20 (46)
KC Sangakkara15 (31)
3 (12)
WPUJC Vaas1 (9)
KC Sangakkara2 (3)
3 (3)
WPUJC Vaas1 (1)
SL Malinga2 (2)
13* (16)
WPUJC Vaas4 (7)
CRD Fernando9 (9)
Team Image
England
4 (4)
MP Vaughan0 (0)
AN Cook4 (4)
18 (53)
MP Vaughan5 (25)
JM Anderson6 (28)
5 (9)
IR Bell0 (1)
JM Anderson5 (8)
28 (44)
IR Bell3 (11)
KP Pietersen18 (33)
35 (52)
PD Collingwood16 (27)
IR Bell18 (25)
49 (91)
IR Bell8 (49)
RS Bopara34 (42)
109 (267)
IR Bell44 (120)
MJ Prior63 (147)
1 (8)
RJ Sidebottom0 (5)
IR Bell1 (3)
4 (25)
RJ Sidebottom1 (10)
MJ Hoggard2 (15)
8 (22)
MJ Hoggard6 (13)
MS Panesar2 (9)