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
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Scorecard summary
New Zealand344/10(101.5 overs)1st INNINGS
Warren Lees89 (180)
Jeremy Coney84 (158)
Sri Lanka144/10(53.3 overs)1st INNINGS
Sri Lanka175/10(81.5 overs)2nd INNINGS
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
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David Kinsella
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Fred Goodall