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RESULT
1st Test, Gros Islet, June 20 - 24, 2003, Sri Lanka tour of West Indies
354 & 126/0

Match drawn

Player Of The Match
209
brian-lara
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
West Indies 1st Innings
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings
Match Details
Sri Lanka 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Marvan Atapattu c Lara b Hinds11827540415042.90
Sanath Jayasuriya c Banks b Collymore830390026.66
Kumar Sangakkara lbw b Gayle561011546055.44
Mahela Jayawardene c Lara b Banks451011044044.55
Hashan Tillakaratne (c) b Collymore1331391041.93
Thilan Samaraweera c †Jacobs b Collymore11681090016.17
Romesh Kaluwitharana lbw b Collymore2470050.00
Kaushal Lokuarachchi c Lara b Collymore15121830125.00
Chaminda Vaas c †Jacobs b Gayle381251614030.40
Muthiah Muralidaran lbw b Hinds1469920020.28
Prabath Nissanka not out 1253581022.64
Extras(b 4, lb 5, nb 8, w 5)22
TOTAL143.2 Ov (RR: 2.46)354
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 9.2 ov), 2-127 (Kumar Sangakkara, 43.3 ov), 3-195 (Mahela Jayawardene, 69.5 ov), 4-228 (Hashan Tillakaratne, 81.1 ov), 5-266 (Marvan Atapattu, 96.4 ov), 6-269 (Romesh Kaluwitharana, 97.5 ov), 7-285 (Kaushal Lokuarachchi, 101.5 ov), 8-288 (Thilan Samaraweera, 103.3 ov), 9-326 (Muthiah Muralidaran, 126.4 ov), 10-354 (Chaminda Vaas, 143.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Mervyn Dillon2974801.651474021
Corey Collymore2956652.271415036
9.2 to ST Jayasuriya, first strike! width outside the offstump, cut away straight to Omari Banks at gully. 19/1
81.1 to HP Tillakaratne, inside edge onto the stumps, middle stump is pushed back. 228/4
97.5 to RS Kaluwitharana, gone! on the middle and off stumpline, Kalu moves across to play but the ball goes on to hit hispad, huge appeal and the umpire raises his finger. 269/6
101.5 to KS Lokuarachchi, Lara into the record books! fullerlength delivery outside the off stump, Lokuarachchi drives at itand gets a thick edge, Lara dives full length to his right andtakes a superb catch, his 123rd test catch. 285/7
103.3 to TT Samaraweera, five wickets! pitched outside theoff stump and angling down the leg side, Samaraweera plays at itand gets a faint edge, Jacobs takes a simple catch, eight down twomore to go. 288/8
Jerome Taylor2739703.5911611001
Wavell Hinds1142822.54555000
96.4 to MS Atapattu, gone! fuller length delivery outside theoff stump, bit of away movement, Atapattu again goes for the driveand ends up edging it straight to Lara at first slip, Hindsstrikes, a fine innings comes to an end. 266/5
126.4 to M Muralidaran, finally! quicker delivery, on the offand angling back into the right hander, Murali waits for it tomove away and the ball goes on to hit the pad plumb in front ofthe wicket, Hinds once again breaks the partnership. 326/9
Omari Banks3387412.241566000
69.5 to DPMD Jayawardene, flighted delivery outside the off stump,had to play at it and ends up getting a thick edge, Lara takes agood catch at first slip and Jayawardene has to walk back fiveruns short of a half century, Banks strikes!. 195/3
Chris Gayle9.212222.35421000
43.3 to KC Sangakkara, gone! flatter delivery, on the stumps,Sangakkara shoulders arms to it and the ball goes on to hit thepad, huge appeal and the umpire raises his finger. 127/2
143.2 to WPUJC Vaas, it's all over! outside the off stump, Vaastries to play it away and ends up edging it, Jacobs moves acrossand takes a good catch, Gayle gets his second wicket. 354/10
Marlon Samuels30903.00131000
Ramnaresh Sarwan21100.50110000
West Indies 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Chris Gayle lbw b Muralidaran2753574050.94
Daren Ganga lbw b Vaas1221293057.14
Wavell Hinds run out (Atapattu/†Kaluwitharana)1131432158479.02
Brian Lara (c)c †Kaluwitharana b Nissanka20936045224158.05
Ramnaresh Sarwan c Atapattu b Muralidaran739561017.94
Marlon Samuels st †Kaluwitharana b Muralidaran833430024.24
Ridley Jacobs lbw b Muralidaran1324342054.16
Omari Banks not out 501371985136.49
Mervyn Dillon c Atapattu b Lokuarachchi217210011.76
Corey Collymore c & b Muralidaran062000.00
Jerome Taylor not out 915281060.00
Extras(b 4, lb 4, nb 17, w 2)27
TOTAL138.3 Ov (RR: 3.44)477/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Daren Ganga, 6.5 ov), 2-66 (Chris Gayle, 15.5 ov), 3-240 (Wavell Hinds, 55.3 ov), 4-262 (Ramnaresh Sarwan, 71.3 ov), 5-279 (Marlon Samuels, 81.1 ov), 6-305 (Ridley Jacobs, 89.6 ov), 7-441 (Brian Lara, 122.4 ov), 8-447 (Mervyn Dillon, 128.4 ov), 9-448 (Corey Collymore, 129.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas39511612.9717211008
6.5 to D Ganga, first strike! good length delivery on the offand angling in a bit, Ganga plays all over it and the ball goes onto hit the pad plumb in front of the stumps, Vaas gets his man andGanga walks away shaking his head. 18/1
Prabath Nissanka21.3110815.028514124
122.4 to BC Lara, gone! short delivery outside the off stump,Lara goes for the pull but ends up getting a thick edge, straightforward catch for Kaluwitharana, Lara departs after a superbinnings. 441/7
Thilan Samaraweera805306.62284302
Muthiah Muralidaran501013852.7622810203
15.5 to CH Gayle, gone! on the off and spinning in, Gayletries to turn it away but gets beaten and the ball goes on to hitthe pad plumb in front of the wicket. 66/2
71.3 to RR Sarwan, : ball has ballonned up off short leg,replay shows it off the ground and onto the boot, so unlucky forSarwan. 262/4
81.1 to MN Samuels, appeal for a stumping, very quickly gathered and Samuels isout. 279/5
89.6 to RD Jacobs, Murali strikes again! the doosara,Jacobs goes back and gets stuck on the pad plumb in front of thestumps. 305/6
129.5 to CD Collymore, five wickets! flighted delivery,Collymore drives at it and ends up hitting it back to Murali, easycatch held and Collymore walks back without scoring a run. 448/9
Kaushal Lokuarachchi2065412.70979000
128.4 to M Dillon, moves forward and tries to turn itaway, ball takes the leading edge and goes straight to Atapattu atmid wicket, Lokuarachchi gets his first wicket. 447/8
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Marvan Atapattu not out 50921334054.34
Sanath Jayasuriya not out 721131339063.71
Extras(b 1, lb 2, nb 1)4
TOTAL34 Ov (RR: 3.70, 133 Mts)126
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Mervyn Dillon512404.80204000
Corey Collymore30802.66160001
Wavell Hinds402506.25132000
Jerome Taylor611903.16252000
Omari Banks1002802.80422000
Marlon Samuels311505.00102000
Ramnaresh Sarwan30401.33140000
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MATCH DETAILS
Beausejour Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia
TossSri Lanka, elected to bat first
Series
Season2003
Player Of The Match
West Indies
Brian Lara
Series result2-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1648
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Jerome Taylor
Jerome Taylor
Umpires
New Zealand
Billy Bowden
Australia
Daryl Harper
TV Umpire
West Indies
Billy Doctrove
Match Referee
Pakistan
Wasim Raja
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 20 Jun - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 250/4 (Marvan Atapattu 108*, Thilan Samaraweera 7*, 87.1 ov)
Sat, 21 Jun - day 2 - West Indies 1st innings 161/2 (Wavell Hinds 74*, Brian Lara 36*, 33 ov)
Sun, 22 Jun - day 3 - West Indies 1st innings 272/4 (Brian Lara 93*, Marlon Samuels 5*, 74.2 ov)
Mon, 23 Jun - day 4 - no play
Tue, 24 Jun - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 126/0 (34 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
Day 2
Day 4
Day 5
  • BC Lara 100 off 222 balls in 293 mins, 9x4
  • BC Lara 200 off 353 balls in 444 mins, 24x4