result
1st Test, Perth, Dec 8 - 12 1995, Sri Lanka tour of Australia
(93.4 ov)251 & 330
617/5d
Australia won by an innings and 36 runs
player of the match
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Scorecard summary
Sri Lanka251/10(89.4 overs)1st INNINGS
Australia617/5(174 overs)1st INNINGS
Michael Slater219 (321)
Mark Waugh111 (223)
Sri Lanka330/10(93.4 overs)2nd INNINGS
Match details
W.A.C.A. Ground, Perth
TossSri Lanka, elected to bat first
SeriesSri Lanka tour of Australia
Season1995/96
Player Of The Match
Michael Slater
Michael Slater
Series resultAustralia led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1317
Match daysday match (5-day match)
Test debut
Ricky Ponting
Ricky Ponting
Stuart Law
Stuart Law
Umpires
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Khizer Hayat
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Peter Parker
TV Umpire
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Barry Rennie
Match Referee
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Graham Dowling