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England vs Sri Lanka, Only Test at London, , Aug 27 1998 - Full Scorecard

RESULT
Only Test, The Oval, August 27 - 31, 1998, Sri Lanka tour of England
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445 & 181
(T:36) 591 & 37/0

Sri Lanka won by 10 wickets

Player Of The Match
7/155, 30 & 9/65
muthiah-muralidaran
England 1st Innings
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
England 2nd Innings
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings
Match Flow
Info
England 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
c Jayasuriya b Wickramasinghe1026291038.46
c & b Muralidaran361111333032.43
c †Kaluwitharana b Wickramasinghe10723834714044.95
c Tillakaratne b Perera2960022.22
c Jayawardene b Muralidaran531491754035.57
not out 15624931819162.65
c Atapattu b Muralidaran1453881026.41
b Muralidaran648740012.50
b Muralidaran217160011.76
c †Kaluwitharana b Muralidaran48151050.00
b Muralidaran3252593261.53
Extras(b 1, lb 11, nb 9, w 2)23
TOTAL158.3 Ov (RR: 2.80)445
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Mark Butcher, 6.6 ov), 2-78 (Steve James, 33.2 ov), 3-81 (Alec Stewart, 34.6 ov), 4-209 (Mark Ramprakash, 81.3 ov), 5-230 (Graeme Hick, 94.2 ov), 6-277 (Ben Hollioake, 115.3 ov), 7-333 (Dominic Cork, 134.1 ov), 8-343 (Ian Salisbury, 138.4 ov), 9-356 (Darren Gough, 142.3 ov), 10-445 (Angus Fraser, 158.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
3048122.70---21
401010412.60---00
1835503.05---00
59.31415572.60---08
1103803.45---00
Sri Lanka 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
c †Stewart b Hollioake21327834633176.61
lbw b Cork1526551057.69
c Hollioake b Fraser940560022.50
c †Stewart b Hollioake15229246117052.05
lbw b Gough51991387151.51
lbw b Gough011000.00
c Crawley b Cork2550572050.00
lbw b Fraser1339612033.33
not out 43771046155.84
b Fraser0711000.00
c †Stewart b Salisbury3036555083.33
Extras(b 15, lb 20, nb 4, w 1)40
TOTAL156.5 Ov (RR: 3.76)591
Fall of wickets: 1-53 (Marvan Atapattu, 12.1 ov), 2-85 (Mahela Jayawardene, 25.2 ov), 3-328 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 79.3 ov), 4-450 (Arjuna Ranatunga, 112.1 ov), 5-450 (Hashan Tillakaratne, 112.2 ov), 6-488 (Romesh Kaluwitharana, 125.5 ov), 7-504 (Aravinda de Silva, 132.4 ov), 8-526 (Kumar Dharmasena, 141.1 ov), 9-532 (Pramodya Wickramasinghe, 143.5 ov), 10-591 (Muthiah Muralidaran, 156.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
30510223.40---00
2339534.13---00
26210524.03---11
36512823.55---03
25.578613.32---00
502404.80---00
1121601.45---00
England 2nd Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
st †Kaluwitharana b Muralidaran1545533033.33
c Jayawardene b Muralidaran251501851016.66
lbw b Muralidaran024000.00
run out (sub [UDU Chandana])321451491022.06
c Tillakaratne b Muralidaran422202463019.09
b Muralidaran1459532023.72
lbw b Muralidaran011000.00
c †Kaluwitharana b Muralidaran823222034.78
lbw b Muralidaran042000.00
b Muralidaran151331452011.27
not out 065000.00
Extras(b 7, lb 8, nb 14, w 1)30
TOTAL129.2 Ov (RR: 1.39)181
Fall of wickets: 1-25 (Mark Butcher, 14.6 ov), 2-25 (Graeme Hick, 16.2 ov), 3-78 (Steve James, 52.1 ov), 4-93 (Alec Stewart, 58.6 ov), 5-116 (John Crawley, 77.1 ov), 6-116 (Ben Hollioake, 77.2 ov), 7-127 (Dominic Cork, 85.1 ov), 8-127 (Ian Salisbury, 85.5 ov), 9-180 (Mark Ramprakash, 127.1 ov), 10-181 (Darren Gough, 129.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
401604.00---00
1122202.00---10
54.2276591.19---012
19.3131200.61---00
28143001.07---00
10.331601.52---00
20502.50---00
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings (T: 36 runs)
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Thu, 27 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 228/4 (Graeme Hick 107*, John Crawley 10*, 91 ov)
Fri, 28 Aug - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 79/1 (Sanath Jayasuriya 59*, Mahela Jayawardene 4*, 20 ov)
Sat, 29 Aug - day 3 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 446/3 (Aravinda de Silva 125*, Arjuna Ranatunga 50*, 110 ov)
Sun, 30 Aug - day 4 - England 2nd innings 54/2 (Steve James 20*, Alec Stewart 15*, 42 ov)
Mon, 31 Aug - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 37/0 (5 ov) - end of match
MATCH FLOW
Day 2
Day 3
Day 5
  • UDU Chandana substituted for PA de Silva
  • MS Atapattu scored his 1000th Test run
  • Muralitharan took his 200th Test wicket when he dismissed Cork
  • Muralitharan's 9/65 was the best bowling in Tests by a Sri Lankan, and the 7th best analysis of all time in Tests
  • Muralitharan's match figures of 16/220 are the best by a Sri Lankan, and the 5th best analysis of all time in Tests
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossSri Lanka, elected to field first
Series
Season1998
Player Of The Match
Match numberTest no. 1423
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Umpires
TV Umpire
Match Referee