result
1st Test, Christchurch, Mar 4 - 6 1983, Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand
(81.5 ov)(f/o) 144 & 175
New Zealand won by an innings and 25 runs
Player Of The Match
89 & 5 catches
warren-lees
New Zealand 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Glenn Turner c †de Alwis b John3236486088.88
Bruce Edgar c MD Wettimuny b Ratnayeke3966905059.09
John Wright  b Ratnayake1331471041.93
Geoff Howarth (c)c Goonasekera b Ratnayeke069000.00
Jeff Crowe run out 1257631021.05
Jeremy Coney run out 841582068053.16
Richard Hadlee  b John12102010120.00
Lance Cairns c MD Wettimuny b Ratnayake325310012.00
Warren Lees  b de Silva891801988149.44
Martin Snedden c sub b Ratnayeke2235514062.85
Ewen Chatfield not out 1029450034.48
Extras(lb 14, nb 12, w 2)28
TOTAL(101.5 Ov, RR: 3.37)344
Fall of wickets: 1-59 (Glenn Turner), 2-93 (Bruce Edgar), 3-93 (John Wright), 4-93 (Geoff Howarth), 5-137 (Jeff Crowe), 6-159 (Richard Hadlee), 7-171 (Lance Cairns), 8-250 (Jeremy Coney), 9-292 (Martin Snedden), 10-344 (Warren Lees)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Rumesh Ratnayake31812524.03---00
Vinothen John1224523.75---00
Ravi Ratnayeke3199333.00---00
Somachandra De Silva22.5104111.79---00
Sridharan Jeganathan521202.40---00
Sri Lanka 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Mithra Wettimuny c †Lees b Cairns1760611028.33
Sidath Wettimuny not out 631392106045.32
Susil Fernando  b Cairns011000.00
Yohan Goonasekera c †Lees b Cairns410150040.00
Ranjan Madugalle run out 3452526065.38
Somachandra De Silva (c)c †Lees b Hadlee746530015.21
Ravi Ratnayeke run out 027000.00
Guy de Alwis c Turner b Hadlee032000.00
Sridharan Jeganathan lbw b Cairns66410100.00
Rumesh Ratnayake c Coney b Hadlee1490025.00
Vinothen John lbw b Hadlee023000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 7, nb 3)12
TOTAL(53.3 Ov, RR: 2.69)144
Fall of wickets: 1-49 (Mithra Wettimuny), 2-49 (Susil Fernando), 3-56 (Yohan Goonasekera), 4-104 (Ranjan Madugalle), 5-121 (Somachandra De Silva), 6-129 (Ravi Ratnayeke), 7-133 (Guy de Alwis), 8-141 (Sridharan Jeganathan), 9-144 (Rumesh Ratnayake), 10-144 (Vinothen John)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Richard Hadlee13.313342.44---00
Martin Snedden1013003.00---00
Lance Cairns1564943.26---00
Ewen Chatfield1542001.33---00
Sri Lanka 2nd INNINGS (FOLLOWING ON)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Mithra Wettimuny c †Lees b Snedden530290016.66
Sidath Wettimuny lbw b Cairns754710012.96
Susil Fernando  b Cairns461491536030.87
Yohan Goonasekera c Turner b Cairns820230040.00
Ranjan Madugalle c †Lees b Snedden2360774038.33
Somachandra De Silva (c) b Chatfield521111294046.84
Ravi Ratnayeke lbw b Cairns721331033.33
Guy de Alwis c Hadlee b Snedden316220018.75
Sridharan Jeganathan  b Chatfield820361040.00
Rumesh Ratnayake c Howarth b Chatfield079000.00
Vinothen John not out 3770042.85
Extras(b 1, lb 6, nb 1, w 5)13
TOTAL(81.5 Ov, RR: 2.13)175
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Mithra Wettimuny), 2-26 (Sidath Wettimuny), 3-46 (Yohan Goonasekera), 4-95 (Ranjan Madugalle), 5-108 (Susil Fernando), 6-124 (Ravi Ratnayeke), 7-133 (Guy de Alwis), 8-168 (Sridharan Jeganathan), 9-170 (Rumesh Ratnayake), 10-175 (Somachandra De Silva)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Richard Hadlee22122701.22---00
Martin Snedden2364832.08---00
Lance Cairns2074742.35---00
Ewen Chatfield16.534032.37---00
MATCH DETAILS
Lancaster Park, Christchurch
TossSri Lanka, elected to field first
SeriesSri Lanka tour of New Zealand
Season1982/83
Player Of The Match
Warren Lees
Warren Lees
Series resultNew Zealand led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 950
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Guy de Alwis
Guy de Alwis
Jeff Crowe
Jeff Crowe
Mithra Wettimuny
Mithra Wettimuny
Rumesh Ratnayake
Rumesh Ratnayake
Sridharan Jeganathan
Sridharan Jeganathan
Susil Fernando
Susil Fernando
Vinothen John
Vinothen John
Yohan Goonasekera
Yohan Goonasekera
Umpires
New Zealand Image
David Kinsella
New Zealand Image
Fred Goodall
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 04 Mar - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 217/7 (Jeremy Coney 69*, Warren Lees 20*)
Sat, 05 Mar - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 141/8 (Sidath Wettimuny 62*)
Sun, 06 Mar - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 175 (81.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • Sl 1st innings
  • This is the 3rd pair of brothers to have opened in a test, after EM & WG Grace, and Hanif & Sadiq Mohammed.
  • Sidath Wettimuny was the 1st Sri Lankan to carry his bat in a test innings.