result
3rd Test, Colombo (SSC), Aug 6 - 10 2000, South Africa tour of Sri Lanka
279 & 241/9d
(target 263)258 & 195/4
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
3/70 & 5/68
muthiah-muralidaran
Player Of The Series
275 runs • 3 wkts
lance-klusener
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Gary Kirsten c Ranatunga b Perera1163900017.46
Neil McKenzie c Arnold b Perera015000.00
Jacques Kallis c †Sangakkara b Vaas1931393061.29
Daryll Cullinan c Atapattu b Vaas38841126045.23
Jonty Rhodes  b Muralitharan2153523039.62
Lance Klusener not out 951752866054.28
Mark Boucher c Chandana b Vaas49141044.44
Shaun Pollock (c) b Muralitharan3364714051.56
Nicky Boje c †Sangakkara b Vaas2194972022.34
Paul Adams lbw b Muralitharan1581691018.51
Nantie Hayward c de Silva b Chandana0711000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 8, nb 12)22
TOTAL(108.2 Ov, RR: 2.57, 416 Mts)279
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Neil McKenzie, 1.1 ov), 2-23 (Jacques Kallis, 10.2 ov), 3-57 (Gary Kirsten, 20.2 ov), 4-89 (Jonty Rhodes, 33.6 ov), 5-103 (Daryll Cullinan, 38.6 ov), 6-117 (Mark Boucher, 42.1 ov), 7-186 (Shaun Pollock, 59.2 ov), 8-240 (Nicky Boje, 86.2 ov), 9-278 (Paul Adams, 105.3 ov), 10-279 (Nantie Hayward, 108.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas3698542.36---01
Ruchira Perera1836023.33---03
Aravinda de Silva521603.20---02
Muthiah Muralidaran39147031.79---04
Upul Chandana4.202616.00---02
Sanath Jayasuriya30903.00---00
Russel Arnold31301.00---00
Sri Lanka 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Marvan Atapattu  b Hayward1031351032.25
Sanath Jayasuriya (c)c Kirsten b Boje8511317314075.22
Russel Arnold c Klusener b Boje28721042038.88
Aravinda de Silva st †Boucher b Boje2790028.57
Mahela Jayawardene c Kirsten b Boje34861174039.53
Chaminda Vaas lbw b Pollock56381007.93
Arjuna Ranatunga  b Boje1452692026.92
Kumar Sangakkara c †Boucher b Hayward2577892032.46
Upul Chandana c McKenzie b Pollock3262903051.61
Ruchira Perera c Boje b Pollock1033481030.30
Muthiah Muralidaran not out 027000.00
Extras(b 3, lb 1, nb 8, w 1)13
TOTAL(98.2 Ov, RR: 2.62, 416 Mts)258
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Marvan Atapattu, 7.5 ov), 2-122 (Russel Arnold, 30.3 ov), 3-130 (Aravinda de Silva, 32.4 ov), 4-135 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 38.3 ov), 5-170 (Chaminda Vaas, 59.3 ov), 6-180 (Mahela Jayawardene, 62.2 ov), 7-201 (Arjuna Ranatunga, 76.3 ov), 8-223 (Kumar Sangakkara, 85.6 ov), 9-257 (Ruchira Perera, 96.5 ov), 10-258 (Upul Chandana, 98.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Shaun Pollock22.2104031.79---02
Nantie Hayward2026823.40---12
Jacques Kallis1334803.69---02
Lance Klusener923604.00---02
Nicky Boje3486251.82---00
South Africa 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Gary Kirsten lbw b Muralitharan401501983026.66
Neil McKenzie run out (Jayasuriya)1769910024.63
Jacques Kallis  b de Silva045000.00
Daryll Cullinan c Arnold b Muralitharan323220013.04
Jonty Rhodes c Jayawardene b Muralitharan541511725035.76
Lance Klusener c †Sangakkara b Muralitharan35871314040.22
Mark Boucher  b Muralitharan2559892042.37
Shaun Pollock (c)c †Sangakkara b Jayasuriya1380950016.25
Nicky Boje not out 2953733054.71
Paul Adams c & b Jayasuriya311230027.27
Nantie Hayward not out 3760042.85
Extras(lb 4, nb 15)19
TOTAL(113.5 Ov, RR: 2.11, 458 Mts)241/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-50 (Neil McKenzie, 22.2 ov), 2-50 (Jacques Kallis, 23.4 ov), 3-59 (Daryll Cullinan, 30.3 ov), 4-107 (Gary Kirsten, 52.4 ov), 5-152 (Jonty Rhodes, 72.5 ov), 6-169 (Lance Klusener, 82.3 ov), 7-197 (Mark Boucher, 96.2 ov), 8-220 (Shaun Pollock, 106.2 ov), 9-236 (Paul Adams, 112.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas1022202.20---00
Ruchira Perera201306.50---03
Russel Arnold2.10602.76---00
Aravinda de Silva24.574911.97---00
Muthiah Muralidaran45.5146851.48---06
Sanath Jayasuriya2445622.33---00
Upul Chandana502304.59---02
Sri Lanka 2nd INNINGS (target: 263 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Marvan Atapattu c Kirsten b Pollock01715000.00
Sanath Jayasuriya (c) b Adams1753911032.07
Kumar Sangakkara c Rhodes b Hayward616271037.50
Mahela Jayawardene not out 10118321714155.19
Aravinda de Silva lbw b Klusener41941056043.61
Arjuna Ranatunga not out 2842646066.66
Extras(nb 2)2
TOTAL(67.1 Ov, RR: 2.90, 262 Mts)195/4
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Marvan Atapattu, 4.2 ov), 2-20 (Kumar Sangakkara, 9.4 ov), 3-37 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 19.4 ov), 4-119 (Aravinda de Silva, 50.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Shaun Pollock631312.16---00
Nantie Hayward912112.33---02
Jacques Kallis42401.00---00
Lance Klusener12.142011.64---00
Paul Adams1637214.50---00
Nicky Boje2046503.25---00
MATCH DETAILS
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossSri Lanka, elected to field first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of Sri Lanka
Season2000
Player Of The Match
Muthiah Muralidaran
Muthiah Muralidaran
Player Of The Series
Lance Klusener
Lance Klusener
Series result3-match series drawn 1-1
Match numberTest no. 1507
Match daysday (5-day match)
Umpires
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B.C. Cooray
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Eddie Nicholls
TV Umpire
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Tyron Wijewardene
Match Referee
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Brian Hastings
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sun, 06 Aug - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 194/7 (Lance Klusener 50*, Nicky Boje 2*, 62 ov)
Mon, 07 Aug - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 138/4 (Mahela Jayawardene 4*, Chaminda Vaas 1*, 44 ov)
Tue, 08 Aug - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 27/0 (Gary Kirsten 18*, Neil McKenzie 6*, 8 ov)
Wed, 09 Aug - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 157/5 (Lance Klusener 27*, Mark Boucher 2*, 77 ov)
Thu, 10 Aug - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 195/4 (67.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • South Africa 50 runs in 18.2 overs, 82 minutes
  • Lunch : South Africa 63/3 in 23 overs, 100 minutes, (Cullinan23*, Rhodes 4*)
  • South Africa 100 runs in 36.4 overs, 153 minutes
  • Tea : South Africa 145/6 in 53 overs 220 minutes, (Klusener 26*, Pollock 17*)
  • South Africa 150 runs in 54.5 overs, 230 minutes
  • L Klusener 50 runs in 63 balls, 117 minutes, 5x4, 0x6
Day 2
  • South Africa 200 runs in 63.3 overs, 269 minutes
  • New ball taken after 82 overs, score 236/7
  • South Africa 250 runs in 90.3 overs, 368 minutes
  • Lunch : South Africa 264/8 in 98 overs, 391 minutes (Klusener 85*, Adams 10*)
  • Sri Lanka 50 runs in 13 overs, 58 minutes
  • ST Jayasuriya 50 runs in 46 balls, 71 minutes, 9x4, 0x6
  • Sri Lanka 100 runs in 23 overs,110 minutes
Day 3
  • Sri Lanka 150 runs in 48.1 overs, 212 minutes
  • Lunch : Sri Lanka 170/5 in 59.3 overs, 256 minutes (Mahela 30*)
  • Sri Lanka 200 runs in 73.4 overs, 313 minutes
  • 2nd New ball taken after 91 overs, score 244/8
  • Sri Lanka 250 runs in 92 overs, 386 minutes
  • Tea : Sri Lanka 258/10 in 98.2 overs, 416 minutes (Muralitharan 0*)
Day 4
  • South Africa 50 runs in 22 overs, 90 minutes
  • Lunch : South Africa 84/3 in 42 overs, 160 minutes (Kirsten 35*, Rhodes 19*)
  • South Africa 100 runs in 51.2, 193 minutes
  • JN Rhodes 50 runs in 136 balls, 150 minutes, 5x4, 0x6
  • South Africa 150 runs 71.1 overs, 287 minutes
  • Tea : South africa 157/5 in 77 overs, 310 minutes (Klusener 27*, Boucher 2*)
Day 5
  • South Africa 200 runs in 99.2 overs, 397 minutes
  • South Africa 2nd innings: De Silva got a cramp in the 107.5 over,Arnold completed the over
  • Lunch : South Africa 241/9 declared in 113.5 overs, 458 minutes (Boje 29*, Hayward 3*)
  • Tea : Sri Lanka 51/3 in 28 overs, 120 minutes (Jayawardena 19*, de Silva 8*)
  • Sri Lanka 100 runs in 42.1, 168 minutes
  • Jayawardena 50 runs in 104 balls, 129 minutes, 7x4, 0x6
  • Sri Lanka 150 runs in 61.4 overs, 240 minutes
  • DPMD Jayawardene 100 runs in 183 balls, 217 minutes, 15x4, 1x6