result
1st Test, Colombo (SSC), Jul 27 - 31 2006, South Africa tour of Sri Lanka
(157.2 ov)169 & 434
756/5d
Sri Lanka won by an innings and 153 runs
player of the match
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Herschelle Gibbs  b Fernando1941723046.34
Andrew Hall  b Fernando1731503054.83
Jacques Rudolph c †HAPW Jayawardene b Maharoof2952725055.76
Hashim Amla st †HAPW Jayawardene b Muralitharan1964960029.68
Ashwell Prince (c)c †HAPW Jayawardene b Maharoof11516006.66
AB de Villiers c Kapugedera b Muralitharan6572978090.27
Mark Boucher c Jayasuriya b Muralitharan49200044.44
Nicky Boje lbw b Muralitharan510161050.00
Andre Nel lbw b Fernando026000.00
Dale Steyn  b Fernando012000.00
Makhaya Ntini not out 0521000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 6)10
TOTAL(50.2 Ov, RR: 3.35, 238 Mts)169
Fall of wickets: 1-32 (Andrew Hall, 9.6 ov), 2-45 (Herschelle Gibbs, 13.6 ov), 3-78 (Jacques Rudolph, 25.2 ov), 4-80 (Ashwell Prince, 29.4 ov), 5-112 (Hashim Amla, 36.6 ov), 6-128 (Mark Boucher, 40.6 ov), 7-148 (Nicky Boje, 44.5 ov), 8-151 (Andre Nel, 45.5 ov), 9-151 (Dale Steyn, 45.6 ov), 10-169 (AB de Villiers, 50.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Lasith Malinga1023803.80415000
Farveez Maharoof913223.55425000
Dilhara Fernando1324843.69576000
Muthiah Muralidaran18.264142.23824000
Sri Lanka 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Upul Tharanga c †Boucher b Steyn710191070.00
Sanath Jayasuriya lbw b Steyn4670066.66
Kumar Sangakkara c †Boucher b Hall28745767535062.80
Mahela Jayawardene (c) b Nel37457275243165.38
Tillakaratne Dilshan lbw b Steyn4567836067.16
Chamara Kapugedera not out 17140014.28
Extras(b 17, lb 5, nb 8, w 8)38
TOTAL(185.1 Ov, RR: 4.08, 782 Mts)756/5d
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 1.3 ov), 2-14 (Upul Tharanga, 3.3 ov), 3-638 (Kumar Sangakkara, 160.3 ov), 4-751 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 182.1 ov), 5-756 (Mahela Jayawardene, 185.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Makhaya Ntini3139703.1212710001
Dale Steyn26112934.9610116026
Andre Nel25.1211414.529614011
Andrew Hall2529913.969613000
Nicky Boje65522103.4026725000
Jacques Rudolph704506.42144100
Ashwell Prince20703.5091010
AB de Villiers402205.50112000
South Africa 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jacques Rudolph c Kapugedera b Fernando9018220613049.45
Andrew Hall lbw b Muralitharan641772637036.15
Hashim Amla lbw b Fernando214160014.28
Ashwell Prince (c)c DPMD Jayawardene b Muralitharan611822114033.51
AB de Villiers lbw b Muralitharan2438673063.15
Mark Boucher c & b Jayasuriya8516023210053.12
Herschelle Gibbs c & b Muralitharan1832483056.25
Nicky Boje not out 331301392025.38
Andre Nel  b Muralitharan089000.00
Dale Steyn  b Muralitharan49111044.44
Makhaya Ntini  b Malinga1632371150.00
Extras(b 11, lb 4, nb 20, w 2)37
TOTAL(157.2 Ov, RR: 2.75, 624 Mts)434
Fall of wickets: 1-165 (Jacques Rudolph, 51.6 ov), 2-171 (Hashim Amla, 55.5 ov), 3-185 (Andrew Hall, 64.5 ov), 4-234 (AB de Villiers, 83.2 ov), 5-312 (Ashwell Prince, 106.6 ov), 6-350 (Herschelle Gibbs, 118.4 ov), 7-401 (Mark Boucher, 138.6 ov), 8-404 (Andre Nel, 141.5 ov), 9-412 (Dale Steyn, 145.3 ov), 10-434 (Makhaya Ntini, 157.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Lasith Malinga16.208515.206612017
Farveez Maharoof1534803.20736015
Dilhara Fernando2466922.871127008
Muthiah Muralidaran641113162.043019000
Tillakaratne Dilshan411002.50171000
Sanath Jayasuriya3487612.231669100
MATCH DETAILS
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of Sri Lanka
Season2006
Player Of The Match
Mahela Jayawardene
Mahela Jayawardene
Series resultSri Lanka led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1810
Hours of play (local time)10.30am start, Lunch 12.30-1.10pm, Tea 3.10-3.30pm, Close 5.30pm
Match days27,28,29,30,31 July 2006 - day (5-day match)
Umpires
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Billy Bowden
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Mark Benson
TV Umpire
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Asoka de Silva
Match Referee
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Javagal Srinath
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 27 Jul - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 128/2 (Kumar Sangakkara 59*, Mahela Jayawardene 55*, 26 ov)
Fri, 28 Jul - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 485/2 (Kumar Sangakkara 229*, Mahela Jayawardene 224*, 112 ov)
Sat, 29 Jul - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 43/0 (Jacques Rudolph 24*, Andrew Hall 13*, 15 ov)
Sun, 30 Jul - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 311/4 (Ashwell Prince 60*, Mark Boucher 38*, 105 ov)
Mon, 31 Jul - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 434 (157.2 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • Reserve umpire: MG Silva
Day 1
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • Drinks: South Africa - 36/1 in 12.0 overs (HH Gibbs 14, JA Rudolph 2)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 15.2 overs (92 balls), Extras 3
  • Lunch: South Africa - 78/2 in 25.0 overs (JA Rudolph 29, HM Amla 9)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 33.4 overs (202 balls), Extras 6
  • Drinks: South Africa - 125/5 in 40.0 overs (AB de Villiers 31, MV Boucher 3)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 45.3 overs (273 balls), Extras 10
  • AB de Villiers: 50 off 52 balls (7 x 4)
  • Tea: South Africa - 169/10 in 50.2 overs (M Ntini 0)
  • Sri Lanka 1st innings
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 10.3 overs (66 balls), Extras 3
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 55/2 in 12.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 23, DPMD Jayawardene 18)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 70 balls (KC Sangakkara 28, DPMD Jayawardene 22, Ex 2)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 20.5 overs (128 balls), Extras 3
  • KC Sangakkara: 50 off 56 balls (8 x 4)
  • 3rd Wicket: 100 runs in 112 balls (KC Sangakkara 56, DPMD Jayawardene 45, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 120/2 in 25.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 58, DPMD Jayawardene 48)
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 50 off 72 balls (6 x 4)
  • Bad Light: Sri Lanka - 128/2 in 26.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 59, DPMD Jayawardene 55)
  • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 128/2 in 26.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 59, DPMD Jayawardene 55)
Day 2
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 31.4 overs (195 balls), Extras 9
  • 3rd Wicket: 150 runs in 191 balls (KC Sangakkara 80, DPMD Jayawardene 65, Ex 8)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 179/2 in 39.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 89, DPMD Jayawardene 70)
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 42.6 overs (263 balls), Extras 9
  • KC Sangakkara: 100 off 116 balls (14 x 4)
  • 3rd Wicket: 200 runs in 268 balls (KC Sangakkara 102, DPMD Jayawardene 90, Ex 8)
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 227/2 in 52.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 108, DPMD Jayawardene 99)
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 100 off 162 balls (14 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 250 runs in 57.2 overs (351 balls), Extras 11
  • 3rd Wicket: 250 runs in 375 balls (KC Sangakkara 122, DPMD Jayawardene 116, Ex 12)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 269/2 in 67.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 125, DPMD Jayawardene 120)
  • Sri Lanka: 300 runs in 73.5 overs (450 balls), Extras 17
  • 3rd Wicket: 300 runs in 452 balls (KC Sangakkara 141, DPMD Jayawardene 143, Ex 16)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 320/2 in 81.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 147, DPMD Jayawardene 145)
  • New Ball Taken: Sri Lanka 320/2 after 81.1 overs (KC Sangakkara 147, DPMD Jayawardene 145)
  • KC Sangakkara: 150 off 224 balls (19 x 4)
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 150 off 260 balls (20 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 350 runs in 85.2 overs (519 balls), Extras 17
  • 3rd Wicket: 350 runs in 506 balls (KC Sangakkara 172, DPMD Jayawardene 162, Ex 16)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 398/2 in 93.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 187, DPMD Jayawardene 182)
  • Sri Lanka: 400 runs in 93.1 overs (567 balls), Extras 18
  • 3rd Wicket: 400 runs in 566 balls (KC Sangakkara 196, DPMD Jayawardene 187, Ex 17)
  • KC Sangakkara: 200 off 272 balls (27 x 4)
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 200 off 324 balls (26 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Sri Lanka: 450 runs in 103.6 overs (632 balls), Extras 18
  • 3rd Wicket: 450 runs in 617 balls (KC Sangakkara 217, DPMD Jayawardene 216, Ex 17)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 473/2 in 108.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 224, DPMD Jayawardene 219)
  • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 485/2 in 112.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 229, DPMD Jayawardene 224)
Day 3
  • Sri Lanka: 500 runs in 118.2 overs (719 balls), Extras 21
  • 3rd Wicket: 500 runs in 721 balls (KC Sangakkara 231, DPMD Jayawardene 248, Ex 21)
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 250 off 402 balls (29 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 531/2 in 129.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 240, DPMD Jayawardene 254)
  • Sri Lanka: 550 runs in 134.3 overs (817 balls), Extras 26
  • KC Sangakkara: 250 off 372 balls (32 x 4)
  • 3rd Wicket: 550 runs in 821 balls (KC Sangakkara 259, DPMD Jayawardene 266, Ex 25)
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 584/2 in 144.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 271, DPMD Jayawardene 276)
  • Sri Lanka: 600 runs in 148.5 overs (903 balls), Extras 30
  • 3rd Wicket: 600 runs in 914 balls (KC Sangakkara 277, DPMD Jayawardene 294, Ex 29)
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 300 off 491 balls (34 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Sri Lanka: 650 runs in 164.1 overs (995 balls), Extras 31
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 64 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 33, TM Dilshan 20, Ex 0)
  • Sri Lanka: 700 runs in 172.4 overs (1046 balls), Extras 31
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 350 off 534 balls (41 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 720/3 in 176.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 357, TM Dilshan 34)
  • New Ball Taken: Sri Lanka 720/3 after 176.1 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 357, TM Dilshan 34)
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 114 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 56, TM Dilshan 39, Ex 5)
  • Sri Lanka: 750 runs in 181.1 overs (1098 balls), Extras 36
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 43/0 in 15.0 overs (JA Rudolph 24, AJ Hall 13)
Day 4
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 16.3 overs (105 balls), Extras 6
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 105 balls (JA Rudolph 33, AJ Hall 13, Ex 6)
  • JA Rudolph: 50 off 77 balls (8 x 4)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 27.2 overs (175 balls), Extras 11
  • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 175 balls (JA Rudolph 63, AJ Hall 28, Ex 11)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 104/0 in 28.0 overs (JA Rudolph 65, AJ Hall 28)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 45.4 overs (286 balls), Extras 20
  • AJ Hall: 50 off 132 balls (6 x 4)
  • 1st Wicket: 150 runs in 286 balls (JA Rudolph 80, AJ Hall 50, Ex 20)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 150/0 in 46.0 overs (JA Rudolph 80, AJ Hall 50)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 172/2 in 59.0 overs (AJ Hall 58, AG Prince 0)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 69.6 overs (436 balls), Extras 26
  • Tea: South Africa - 209/3 in 73.0 overs (AG Prince 17, AB de Villiers 9)
  • New Ball Taken: South Africa 233/3 after 82.1 overs (AG Prince 27, AB de Villiers 23)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 86.3 overs (536 balls), Extras 28
  • Drinks: South Africa - 258/4 in 89.0 overs (AG Prince 32, MV Boucher 18)
  • AG Prince: 50 off 141 balls (4 x 4)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 81 balls (AG Prince 23, MV Boucher 23, Ex 4)
  • South Africa: 300 runs in 101.3 overs (631 balls), Extras 33
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 311/4 in 105.0 overs (AG Prince 60, MV Boucher 38)
Day 5
  • Umpire EAR de Silva stood in place of the indisposed MR Benson at the start of the 5th day
  • MV Boucher: 50 off 99 balls (7 x 4)
  • South Africa: 350 runs in 118.3 overs (733 balls), Extras 35
  • Drinks: South Africa - 350/6 in 118.4 overs (MV Boucher 56)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 392/6 in 135.0 overs (MV Boucher 80, N Boje 18)
  • South Africa: 400 runs in 137.6 overs (850 balls), Extras 35
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 116 balls (MV Boucher 29, N Boje 21, Ex 0)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 431/9 in 153.0 overs (N Boje 32, M Ntini 14)
  • Test Match Commentator: Binoy George
  • Test Match Scorers: Sajan Nair and Raju