result
3rd Test, Galle, Dec 18 - 22 2007, England tour of Sri Lanka
499/8d
(95 ov)(f/o) 81 & 251/6
Match drawn
player of the match
Sri Lanka 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Michael Vandort lbw b Sidebottom1833482054.54
Upul Tharanga lbw b Harmison1642722038.09
Kumar Sangakkara c Panesar b Harmison46951517048.42
Mahela Jayawardene (c)not out 21341161025051.82
Chamara Silva c Bell b Harmison12636003.84
Tillakaratne Dilshan run out (Cook)8413721811061.31
Prasanna Jayawardene c †Prior b Bopara031000.00
Chaminda Vaas c Vaughan b Hoggard9013319711067.66
Lasith Malinga  b Collingwood516261031.25
Extras(b 1, lb 14, nb 3, w 8)26
TOTAL(148.5 Ov, RR: 3.35, 682 Mts)499/8d
Fall of wickets: 1-34 (Michael Vandort, 10.1 ov), 2-44 (Upul Tharanga, 14.4 ov), 3-132 (Kumar Sangakkara, 45.1 ov), 4-138 (Chamara Silva, 53.2 ov), 5-287 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 99.1 ov), 6-287 (Prasanna Jayawardene, 99.4 ov), 7-470 (Chaminda Vaas, 143.5 ov), 8-499 (Lasith Malinga, 148.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ryan Sidebottom3489512.7916011010
Matthew Hoggard32412113.7814020010
Steve Harmison34410433.0515612023
Monty Panesar2637602.921147000
Ravi Bopara1013913.90414000
Paul Collingwood9.523813.86404010
Kevin Pietersen301103.66111000
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Alastair Cook c †HAPW Jayawardene b Vaas1327333048.14
Michael Vaughan (c)lbw b Vaas1490025.00
Ian Bell run out (Dilshan)1680016.66
Kevin Pietersen c †HAPW Jayawardene b Malinga110170010.00
Paul Collingwood  b Welegedara2948954060.41
Ravi Bopara c Welegedara b Vaas077000.00
Matt Prior  b Vaas4681066.66
Ryan Sidebottom c Dilshan b Muralitharan1170721015.71
Steve Harmison not out 991710100.00
Matthew Hoggard c DPMD Jayawardene b Welegedara044000.00
Monty Panesar run out (Welegedara/†HAPW Jayawardene)029000.00
Extras(b 4, nb 8)12
TOTAL(30.5 Ov, RR: 2.62, 144 Mts)81
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Michael Vaughan, 2.1 ov), 2-9 (Ian Bell, 3.3 ov), 3-22 (Alastair Cook, 6.6 ov), 4-22 (Kevin Pietersen, 7.3 ov), 5-25 (Ravi Bopara, 8.3 ov), 6-33 (Matt Prior, 10.3 ov), 7-70 (Ryan Sidebottom, 27.6 ov), 8-72 (Paul Collingwood, 28.2 ov), 9-72 (Matthew Hoggard, 28.6 ov), 10-81 (Monty Panesar, 30.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas9.522842.84515004
Lasith Malinga922612.88444002
Chanaka Welegedara811722.12411002
Muthiah Muralidaran42611.50210000
England 2nd INNINGS (FOLLOWING ON)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Alastair Cook c †HAPW Jayawardene b Welegedara11828538012041.40
Michael Vaughan (c)c DPMD Jayawardene b Welegedara2457850042.10
Ian Bell  b Muralitharan3467913050.74
Kevin Pietersen c DPMD Jayawardene b Muralitharan3066943045.45
Paul Collingwood st †HAPW Jayawardene b Muralitharan022000.00
Ravi Bopara run out (DPMD Jayawardene)011000.00
Matt Prior not out 191001082019.00
Ryan Sidebottom not out 066000.00
Extras(b 6, lb 5, nb 14, w 1)26
TOTAL(95 Ov, RR: 2.64, 387 Mts)251/6
Fall of wickets: 1-67 (Michael Vaughan, 19.6 ov), 2-128 (Ian Bell, 42.1 ov), 3-200 (Kevin Pietersen, 64.3 ov), 4-200 (Paul Collingwood, 64.5 ov), 5-200 (Ravi Bopara, 64.6 ov), 6-250 (Alastair Cook, 93.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Muthiah Muralidaran3889132.391826008
Chaminda Vaas1873702.05924002
Lasith Malinga2034202.10984003
Chanaka Welegedara1415924.21555011
Tillakaratne Dilshan31802.66151000
Chamara Silva21301.5090000
MATCH DETAILS
Galle International Stadium
TossEngland, elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of Sri Lanka
Season2007/08
Player Of The Match
Mahela Jayawardene
Mahela Jayawardene
Player Of The Series
Mahela Jayawardene
Mahela Jayawardene
Series resultSri Lanka won the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1854
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, Lunch 12.00-12.40, Tea 14.40-15.00, Close 17.00
Match days18,19,20,21,22 December 2007 - day (5-day match)
Test debut
Chanaka Welegedara
Chanaka Welegedara
Umpires
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Asad Rauf
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Daryl Harper
TV Umpire
Sri Lanka Image
Asoka de Silva
Reserve Umpire
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Gamini Dissanayake
Match Referee
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Jeff Crowe
CLOSE OF PLAY
Tue, 18 Dec - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 147/4 (Mahela Jayawardene 51*, Tillakaratne Dilshan 7*, 55 ov)
Wed, 19 Dec - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 384/6 (Mahela Jayawardene 149*, Chaminda Vaas 46*, 129 ov)
Thu, 20 Dec - day 3 - England 2nd innings 2/0 (Alastair Cook 1*, Michael Vaughan 1*, 1 ov)
Fri, 21 Dec - day 4 - England 2nd innings 102/1 (Alastair Cook 53*, Ian Bell 17*, 33.5 ov)
Sat, 22 Dec - day 5 - England 2nd innings 251/6 (95 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • Sri Lanka 1st innings
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 34/0 in 10.0 overs (MG Vandort 18, WU Tharanga 15)
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 15.5 overs (96 balls), Extras 4
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 71/2 in 18.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 21, DPMD Jayawardene 12)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 80 balls (KC Sangakkara 27, DPMD Jayawardene 21, Ex 2)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 30.1 overs (182 balls), Extras 6
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 102/2 in 32.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 34, DPMD Jayawardene 28)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 132/2 in 44.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 46, DPMD Jayawardene 45)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 140/4 in 54.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 50, TM Dilshan 1)
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 50 off 127 balls (6 x 4)
  • Bad Light: Sri Lanka - 147/4 in 55.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 51, TM Dilshan 7)
  • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 147/4 in 55.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 51, TM Dilshan 7)
Day 2
  • Wet Ground: Sri Lanka - 147/4 in 55.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 51, TM Dilshan 7)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 56.6 overs (343 balls), Extras 8
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 173/4 in 65.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 58, TM Dilshan 20)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 90 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 13, TM Dilshan 31, Ex 6)
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 72.3 overs (438 balls), Extras 14
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 211/4 in 75.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 71, TM Dilshan 45)
  • New Ball Taken: Sri Lanka 226/4 after 80.1 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 79, TM Dilshan 48)
  • TM Dilshan: 50 off 81 balls (8 x 4)
  • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 184 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 33, TM Dilshan 55, Ex 12)
  • Sri Lanka: 250 runs in 86.2 overs (523 balls), Extras 22
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 256/4 in 89.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 89, TM Dilshan 64)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 287/6 in 99.4 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 99)
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 100 off 267 balls (9 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 300 runs in 102.3 overs (620 balls), Extras 23
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 331/6 in 114.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 121, WPUJC Vaas 22)
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 93 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 24, WPUJC Vaas 26, Ex 0)
  • Sri Lanka: 350 runs in 119.5 overs (724 balls), Extras 23
  • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 384/6 in 129.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 149, WPUJC Vaas 46)
Day 3
  • WPUJC Vaas: 50 off 92 balls (6 x 4)
  • 7th Wicket: 100 runs in 180 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 50, WPUJC Vaas 50, Ex 1)
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 150 off 356 balls (16 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 400 runs in 132.6 overs (804 balls), Extras 24
  • 7th Wicket: 150 runs in 240 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 74, WPUJC Vaas 74, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 439/6 in 140.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 174, WPUJC Vaas 75)
  • Sri Lanka: 450 runs in 140.6 overs (853 balls), Extras 25
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 200 off 406 balls (23 x 4)
  • Innings Break: Sri Lanka - 499/8 in 148.5 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 213)
  • England 1st innings
  • Lunch: England - 24/4 in 8.0 overs (PD Collingwood 0, RS Bopara 0)
  • England: 50 runs in 14.3 overs (92 balls), Extras 9
  • Rain: England - 61/6 in 21.0 overs (PD Collingwood 23, RJ Sidebottom 7)
  • Wet Ground: England - 61/6 in 21.0 overs (PD Collingwood 23, RJ Sidebottom 7)
  • Wet Ground: England - 61/6 in 21.0 overs (PD Collingwood 23, RJ Sidebottom 7)
  • Innings Break: England - 81/10 in 30.5 overs (SJ Harmison 9)
  • England 2nd innings
  • End Of Day: England - 2/0 in 1.0 overs (AN Cook 1, MP Vaughan 1)
Day 4
  • Drinks: England - 38/0 in 13.0 overs (AN Cook 15, MP Vaughan 18)
  • England: 50 runs in 14.5 overs (92 balls), Extras 5
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 92 balls (AN Cook 27, MP Vaughan 19, Ex 5)
  • AN Cook: 50 off 103 balls (7 x 4)
  • England: 100 runs in 32.1 overs (199 balls), Extras 8
  • Rain: England - 102/1 in 33.5 overs (AN Cook 53, IR Bell 17)
  • Lunch: England - 102/1 in 33.5 overs (AN Cook 53, IR Bell 17)
  • Rain: England - 102/1 in 33.5 overs (AN Cook 53, IR Bell 17)
  • End Of Day: England - 102/1 in 33.5 overs (AN Cook 53, IR Bell 17)
Day 5
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 105 balls (AN Cook 24, IR Bell 25, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: England - 149/2 in 46.0 overs (AN Cook 71, KP Pietersen 8)
  • England: 150 runs in 46.2 overs (288 balls), Extras 12
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 86 balls (AN Cook 25, KP Pietersen 22, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: England - 180/2 in 58.0 overs (AN Cook 87, KP Pietersen 22)
  • England: 200 runs in 63.2 overs (391 balls), Extras 18
  • Lunch: England - 202/5 in 69.0 overs (AN Cook 96, MJ Prior 0)
  • AN Cook: 100 off 228 balls (11 x 4)
  • Rain: England - 237/5 in 85.5 overs (AN Cook 107, MJ Prior 18)
  • Tea: England - 237/5 in 85.5 overs (AN Cook 107, MJ Prior 18)
  • England: 250 runs in 93.1 overs (574 balls), Extras 26
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 173 balls (AN Cook 24, MJ Prior 18, Ex 8)
  • Rain: England - 251/6 in 95.0 overs (MJ Prior 19, RJ Sidebottom 0)