result
Only Test, London, Aug 22 - 27 1991, Sri Lanka tour of England
282 & 364/3d
(103.3 ov, target 423)224 & 285
England won by 137 runs
player of the match
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graham Gooch (c)c & b Ramanayake3870884054.28
Hugh Morris lbw b Ratnayake42971627043.29
Alec Stewart not out 11324030814047.08
Robin Smith c †Tillakaratne b Ratnayake4881050.00
Mark Ramprakash c Mahanama b Hathurusingha055000.00
Ian Botham c Mahanama b Ramanayake2233434066.66
Chris Lewis c de Silva b Anurasiri1125361144.00
Jack Russell  b Anurasiri1750682034.00
Phil DeFreitas  b Ratnayake13333003.03
David Lawrence c & b Ratnayake319250015.78
Phil Tufnell lbw b Ratnayake047000.00
Extras(b 9, lb 8, nb 14)31
TOTAL(95 Ov, RR: 2.96)282
Fall of wickets: 1-70 (Graham Gooch), 2-114 (Hugh Morris), 3-119 (Robin Smith), 4-120 (Mark Ramprakash), 5-160 (Ian Botham), 6-183 (Chris Lewis), 7-246 (Jack Russell), 8-258 (Phil DeFreitas), 9-276 (David Lawrence), 10-282 (Phil Tufnell)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Rumesh Ratnayake2746952.55---00
Champaka Ramanayake2457523.12---00
Kapila Wijegunawardene1013603.60---00
Chandika Hathurusingha1764012.35---00
Don Anurasiri1744522.64---00
Sri Lanka 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Brendon Kuruppu  b DeFreitas511131045.45
Chandika Hathurusingha c Tufnell b DeFreitas662012847032.83
Asanka Gurusinha lbw b DeFreitas48151050.00
Aravinda de Silva (c)c Lewis b DeFreitas42323770131.25
Roshan Mahanama c †Russell b Botham211120018.18
Sanath Jayasuriya c Smith b DeFreitas1171320157.14
Hashan Tillakaratne c Morris b Lawrence2052753038.46
Rumesh Ratnayake  b DeFreitas5255727094.54
Champaka Ramanayake lbw b DeFreitas035000.00
Kapila Wijegunawardene not out 627390022.22
Don Anurasiri  b Lawrence14110025.00
Extras(lb 15)15
TOTAL(68.1 Ov, RR: 3.28)224
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Brendon Kuruppu), 2-22 (Asanka Gurusinha), 3-75 (Aravinda de Silva), 4-86 (Roshan Mahanama), 5-105 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 6-139 (Hashan Tillakaratne), 7-213 (Rumesh Ratnayake), 8-213 (Champaka Ramanayake), 9-220 (Chandika Hathurusingha), 10-224 (Don Anurasiri)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Phil DeFreitas2687072.69---00
David Lawrence15.136124.02---00
Chris Lewis1052902.90---00
Ian Botham1032612.60---00
Phil Tufnell722303.28---00
England 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graham Gooch (c) b Anurasiri17425232919069.04
Hugh Morris c Mahanama b Anurasiri23711051032.39
Alec Stewart c de Silva b Anurasiri431001384043.00
Robin Smith not out 63901115070.00
Jack Russell not out 12112610109.09
Extras(b 15, lb 23, nb 10, w 1)49
TOTAL(85.1 Ov, RR: 4.27)364/3d
Fall of wickets: 1-78 (Hugh Morris), 2-217 (Alec Stewart), 3-322 (Graham Gooch)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Champaka Ramanayake2028604.30---00
Rumesh Ratnayake2649103.50---00
Kapila Wijegunawardene201306.50---00
Sanath Jayasuriya10101.00---00
Don Anurasiri36.1813533.73---00
Sri Lanka 2nd INNINGS (target: 423 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Brendon Kuruppu lbw b Lewis21761043027.63
Chandika Hathurusingha c Morris b Tufnell25771112032.46
Asanka Gurusinha  b Tufnell34741016045.94
Aravinda de Silva (c)c †Russell b Lawrence18911151019.78
Roshan Mahanama c Botham b Tufnell1549671030.61
Sanath Jayasuriya c †Russell b Lewis66701148094.28
Hashan Tillakaratne  b Tufnell1660630026.66
Rumesh Ratnayake c sub b Lawrence1734343050.00
Champaka Ramanayake not out 3457893059.64
Kapila Wijegunawardene c Botham b DeFreitas48131050.00
Don Anurasiri lbw b Tufnell1629412055.17
Extras(b 1, lb 16, nb 2)19
TOTAL(103.3 Ov, RR: 2.75)285
Fall of wickets: 1-50 (Brendon Kuruppu), 2-50 (Chandika Hathurusingha), 3-111 (Asanka Gurusinha), 4-119 (Aravinda de Silva), 5-159 (Roshan Mahanama), 6-212 (Hashan Tillakaratne), 7-212 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 8-241 (Rumesh Ratnayake), 9-253 (Kapila Wijegunawardene), 10-285 (Don Anurasiri)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Phil DeFreitas2284512.04---00
David Lawrence2378323.60---00
Chris Lewis1843121.72---00
Ian Botham621502.50---00
Phil Tufnell34.3149452.72---00
MATCH DETAILS
Lord's, London
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesSri Lanka tour of England
Season1991
Player Of The Match
Rumesh Ratnayake
Rumesh Ratnayake
Alec Stewart
Alec Stewart
Match numberTest no. 1176
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Kapila Wijegunawardene
Kapila Wijegunawardene
Umpires
England Image
Dickie Bird
England Image
John Hampshire
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 22 Aug - day 1 -England 1st innings 229/6 (Alec Stewart 76*, Jack Russell 11*, null ov)
Fri, 23 Aug - day 2 -Sri Lanka 1st innings 75/2 (Chandika Hathurusingha 19*, Aravinda de Silva 42*, null ov)
Sat, 24 Aug - day 3 -England 2nd innings 100/1 (Graham Gooch 60*, Alec Stewart 7*, null ov)
Sun, 25 Aug - rest day
Mon, 26 Aug - day 4 -Sri Lanka 2nd innings 79/2 (Asanka Gurusinha 16*, Aravinda de Silva 7*, null ov)
Tue, 27 Aug - day 5 -Sri Lanka 2nd innings 285/10 (103.3 ov) - end of match