result
1st Test, Napier, Mar 11 - 15 1995, Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand
183 & 352
(84.4 ov, target 427)109 & 185
Sri Lanka won by 241 runs
player of the match
Chaminda Vaas
Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Asanka Gurusinha  b Walmsley23150066.66
Dulip Samaraweera c Young b Walmsley33801234041.25
Sanjeeva Ranatunga c Larsen b Nash1223221052.17
Aravinda de Silva c †Parore b Nash022000.00
Hashan Tillakaratne lbw b Morrison932391028.12
Arjuna Ranatunga (c)c Young b Walmsley551111474049.54
Chamara Dunusinghe c Rutherford b Larsen1134401032.35
Chaminda Vaas not out 33951314034.73
Pramodya Wickramasinghe c Fleming b Morrison1321360061.90
Muthiah Muralidaran c Nash b Larsen86710133.33
Ravindra Pushpakumara c Larsen b Morrison110200010.00
Extras(lb 6)6
TOTAL(69 Ov, RR: 2.65)183
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Asanka Gurusinha), 2-40 (Sanjeeva Ranatunga), 3-40 (Aravinda de Silva), 4-54 (Hashan Tillakaratne), 5-64 (Dulip Samaraweera), 6-88 (Chamara Dunusinghe), 7-137 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 8-166 (Pramodya Wickramasinghe), 9-178 (Muthiah Muralidaran), 10-183 (Ravindra Pushpakumara)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Danny Morrison1954032.10---00
Kerry Walmsley1737034.11---00
Dion Nash1642821.75---00
Gavin Larsen1763922.29---00
New Zealand 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bryan Young c †Dunusinghe b Wickramasinghe2640033.33
Darrin Murray lbw b Vaas15160020.00
Mark Greatbatch lbw b Wickramasinghe1660016.66
Stephen Fleming c S Ranatunga b Vaas3561835057.37
Ken Rutherford (c)c Tillakaratne b Pushpakumara321171774027.35
Shane Thomson c Muralitharan b Vaas81390061.53
Adam Parore c †Dunusinghe b Wickramasinghe723350030.43
Gavin Larsen c †Dunusinghe b Vaas054000.00
Dion Nash lbw b Pushpakumara01320000.00
Danny Morrison not out 710241070.00
Kerry Walmsley  b Vaas4561080.00
Extras(b 5, lb 1, nb 5, w 1)12
TOTAL(42.5 Ov, RR: 2.54)109
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Bryan Young), 2-4 (Mark Greatbatch), 3-6 (Darrin Murray), 4-53 (Stephen Fleming), 5-65 (Shane Thomson), 6-78 (Adam Parore), 7-79 (Gavin Larsen), 8-94 (Dion Nash), 9-104 (Ken Rutherford), 10-109 (Kerry Walmsley)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Pramodya Wickramasinghe1973331.73---01
Chaminda Vaas18.534752.49---00
Ravindra Pushpakumara512324.59---14
Sri Lanka 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Asanka Gurusinha lbw b Larsen839450020.51
Dulip Samaraweera run out 614241042.85
Sanjeeva Ranatunga lbw b Larsen724291029.16
Aravinda de Silva c †Parore b Morrison62921429067.39
Hashan Tillakaratne c Young b Nash742343018031.62
Arjuna Ranatunga (c) b Morrison2864993043.75
Chamara Dunusinghe  b Morrison912403238037.91
Chaminda Vaas  b Walmsley361241724029.03
Pramodya Wickramasinghe c sub b Larsen1629571055.17
Muthiah Muralidaran not out 10102300100.00
Ravindra Pushpakumara c †Parore b Morrison011000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 7, nb 5)14
TOTAL(144.3 Ov, RR: 2.43)352
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Dulip Samaraweera), 2-21 (Asanka Gurusinha), 3-22 (Sanjeeva Ranatunga), 4-121 (Aravinda de Silva), 5-165 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 6-205 (Hashan Tillakaratne), 7-294 (Chaminda Vaas), 8-323 (Pramodya Wickramasinghe), 9-352 (Chamara Dunusinghe), 10-352 (Ravindra Pushpakumara)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dion Nash36128712.41---00
Kerry Walmsley38711212.94---00
Gavin Larsen39137331.87---00
Shane Thomson631001.66---00
Danny Morrison25.356142.39---05
New Zealand 2nd INNINGS (target: 427 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bryan Young c Samaraweera b Muralitharan1464901021.87
Darrin Murray c †Dunusinghe b Vaas361141753031.57
Mark Greatbatch c Tillakaratne b Muralitharan4682825156.09
Stephen Fleming c Tillakaratne b Muralitharan069000.00
Ken Rutherford (c)c †Dunusinghe b Vaas2056582035.71
Shane Thomson c Gurusinha b Muralitharan44259009.52
Adam Parore c Tillakaratne b Muralitharan1750551034.00
Gavin Larsen not out 2171913029.57
Dion Nash c †Dunusinghe b Vaas02331000.00
Danny Morrison c Gurusinha b Vaas045000.00
Kerry Walmsley c †Dunusinghe b Vaas43210133.33
Extras(b 6, lb 11, nb 6)23
TOTAL(84.4 Ov, RR: 2.18)185
Fall of wickets: 1-37 (Bryan Young), 2-108 (Mark Greatbatch), 3-108 (Darrin Murray), 4-112 (Stephen Fleming), 5-141 (Ken Rutherford), 6-141 (Shane Thomson), 7-166 (Adam Parore), 8-181 (Dion Nash), 9-181 (Danny Morrison), 10-185 (Kerry Walmsley)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Pramodya Wickramasinghe1324203.23---04
Chaminda Vaas26.4104351.61---03
Ravindra Pushpakumara921902.11---02
Muthiah Muralidaran36156451.77---00
MATCH DETAILS
McLean Park, Napier
TossNew Zealand, elected to field first
SeriesSri Lanka tour of New Zealand
Season1994/95
Player Of The Match
Chaminda Vaas
Chaminda Vaas
Series resultSri Lanka led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1292
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Chamara Dunusinghe
Chamara Dunusinghe
Kerry Walmsley
Kerry Walmsley
Umpires
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Doug Cowie
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Steve Randell
TV Umpire
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Evan Watkin
Match Referee
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Barry Jarman
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 11 Mar - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 33/3 (Stephen Fleming 20*, Ken Rutherford 8*)
Sun, 12 Mar - day 2 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 92/3 (Aravinda de Silva 52*, Hashan Tillakaratne 16*)
Mon, 13 Mar - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 253/6 (Chamara Dunusinghe 50*, Chaminda Vaas 12*)
Tue, 14 Mar - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 139/4 (Ken Rutherford 20*, Shane Thomson 2*)
Wed, 15 Mar - day 5 - New Zealand 2nd innings 185 (84.4 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • Sri Lanka's first overseas victory.