result
1st Test, Providence, Mar 22 - 26 2008, Sri Lanka tour of West Indies
476/8d & 240/7d
(106.2 ov, target 437)280 & 315
Sri Lanka won by 121 runs
player of the match
Chaminda Vaas
Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Michael Vandort lbw b Taylor521171678044.44
Malinda Warnapura c †Ramdin b Bravo12022626914053.09
Kumar Sangakkara c Smith b Taylor501141643043.85
Mahela Jayawardene (c)lbw b Gayle13623436913058.11
Thilan Samaraweera c sub (TM Dowlin) b Taylor021000.00
Tillakaratne Dilshan lbw b Taylor2039504051.28
Prasanna Jayawardene  b Powell21831072025.30
Chaminda Vaas not out 541421624038.02
Thilan Thushara c sub (TM Dowlin) b Gayle097000.00
Rangana Herath not out 1381030162.50
Extras(lb 7, nb 2, w 1)10
TOTAL(162 Ov, RR: 2.93, 647 Mts)476/8d
Fall of wickets: 1-130 (Michael Vandort, 42.4 ov), 2-205 (Malinda Warnapura, 69.3 ov), 3-243 (Kumar Sangakkara, 82.1 ov), 4-243 (Thilan Samaraweera, 82.3 ov), 5-277 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 94.4 ov), 6-331 (Prasanna Jayawardene, 120.5 ov), 7-457 (Mahela Jayawardene, 157.2 ov), 8-459 (Thilan Thushara, 159.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Daren Powell2938913.0613114000
Jerome Taylor33811043.3315014000
Chris Gayle2746622.441175000
Dwayne Bravo3037412.461355012
Sulieman Benn40612003.0016812000
Ryan Hinds301003.33111000
West Indies 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Chris Gayle (c)lbw b Vaas01111000.00
Devon Smith c †HAPW Jayawardene b Thushara1443780032.55
Ramnaresh Sarwan c †HAPW Jayawardene b Vaas801992625040.20
Marlon Samuels c †HAPW Jayawardene b Thushara519241026.31
Shivnarine Chanderpaul c Warnapura b Muralitharan2353661043.39
Dwayne Bravo lbw b Muralitharan816131050.00
Ryan Hinds c †HAPW Jayawardene b Muralitharan371041325035.57
Denesh Ramdin c Sangakkara b Vaas3874971051.35
Sulieman Benn run out (Dilshan)2852762153.84
Jerome Taylor not out 2761732144.26
Daren Powell c DPMD Jayawardene b Thushara1243511027.90
Extras(lb 4, nb 4)8
TOTAL(111.5 Ov, RR: 2.50, 446 Mts)280
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Chris Gayle, 2.6 ov), 2-46 (Devon Smith, 19.2 ov), 3-58 (Marlon Samuels, 25.1 ov), 4-99 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul, 40.6 ov), 5-109 (Dwayne Bravo, 44.3 ov), 6-162 (Ramnaresh Sarwan, 67.5 ov), 7-193 (Ryan Hinds, 78.4 ov), 8-236 (Denesh Ramdin, 92.1 ov), 9-252 (Sulieman Benn, 96.6 ov), 10-280 (Daren Powell, 111.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas2574831.921233000
Thilan Thushara20.535932.83935000
Tillakaratne Dilshan10202.0040000
Muttiah Muralitharan40611232.801778102
Rangana Herath2565502.201183102
Sri Lanka 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Michael Vandort c †Ramdin b Gayle2440482060.00
Malinda Warnapura c †Ramdin b Bravo62911385068.13
Kumar Sangakkara c sub (FH Edwards) b Bravo2128521075.00
Mahela Jayawardene (c)c Chanderpaul b Benn3338723086.84
Thilan Samaraweera not out 56891075062.92
Tillakaratne Dilshan lbw b Taylor410130040.00
Chaminda Vaas c †Ramdin b Benn1321260061.90
Thilan Thushara c Taylor b Benn1416211087.50
Prasanna Jayawardene not out 51091050.00
Extras(b 2, lb 1, nb 5)8
TOTAL(57 Ov, RR: 4.21, 246 Mts)240/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-43 (Michael Vandort, 9.6 ov), 2-94 (Kumar Sangakkara, 22.5 ov), 3-133 (Malinda Warnapura, 30.2 ov), 4-159 (Mahela Jayawardene, 37.3 ov), 5-171 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 40.4 ov), 6-192 (Chaminda Vaas, 47.2 ov), 7-224 (Thilan Thushara, 53.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Daren Powell903303.66353000
Jerome Taylor803714.62254000
Dwayne Bravo1405423.85483001
Sulieman Benn1305934.53384000
Chris Gayle1315414.15384000
West Indies 2nd INNINGS (target: 437 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Devon Smith c Thushara b Vaas1014192071.42
Dwayne Bravo c & b Muralitharan8316918910149.11
Ramnaresh Sarwan lbw b Thushara722062783034.95
Marlon Samuels c †Sangakkara b Vaas1023281043.47
Shivnarine Chanderpaul  b Vaas311170027.27
Chris Gayle (c)not out 511312157138.93
Ryan Hinds c †Sangakkara b Muralitharan1021281047.61
Denesh Ramdin c DPMD Jayawardene b Thushara1750014.28
Sulieman Benn lbw b Muralitharan711201063.63
Jerome Taylor c Dilshan b Vaas1242583028.57
Daren Powell c Muralitharan b Vaas14131930107.69
Extras(b 25, lb 3, nb 14)42
TOTAL(106.2 Ov, RR: 2.96, 448 Mts)315
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Devon Smith, 4.3 ov), 2-156 (Dwayne Bravo, 50.5 ov), 3-171 (Marlon Samuels, 57.5 ov), 4-178 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul, 61.1 ov), 5-212 (Ramnaresh Sarwan, 75.5 ov), 6-229 (Ryan Hinds, 82.4 ov), 7-231 (Denesh Ramdin, 83.5 ov), 8-244 (Sulieman Benn, 88.3 ov), 9-291 (Jerome Taylor, 102.1 ov), 10-315 (Daren Powell, 106.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas22.276152.7310710000
Thilan Thushara1727024.11767008
Rangana Herath2274402.001053101
Muttiah Muralitharan45611232.4820811101
MATCH DETAILS
Providence Stadium, Guyana
TossSri Lanka, elected to bat first
SeriesSri Lanka tour of West Indies
Season2007/08
Player Of The Match
Chaminda Vaas
Chaminda Vaas
Series resultSri Lanka led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1869
Hours of play (local time)10.00 start, Lunch 12.00-12.40, Tea 14.40-15.00, Close 17.00
Match days22,23,24,25,26 March 2008 - day(5-day match)
Test debut
Sulieman Benn
Sulieman Benn
Umpires
New Zealand Image
Billy Bowden
Australia Image
Simon Taufel
TV Umpire
West Indies Image
Clyde Duncan
Reserve Umpire
West Indies Image
Goaland Greaves
Match Referee
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Chris Broad
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 22 Mar - day 1 -Sri Lanka 1st innings 269/4 (Mahela Jayawardene 25*, Tillakaratne Dilshan 15*, 90 ov)
Sun, 23 Mar - day 2 -West Indies 1st innings 29/1 (Devon Smith 8*, Ramnaresh Sarwan 21*, 16 ov)
Mon, 24 Mar - day 3 -West Indies 1st innings 269/9 (Jerome Taylor 22*, Daren Powell 6*, 106 ov)
Tue, 25 Mar - day 4 -West Indies 2nd innings 96/1 (Dwayne Bravo 46*, Ramnaresh Sarwan 34*, 23 ov)
Wed, 26 Mar - day 5 -West Indies 2nd innings 315/10 (106.2 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • Sri Lanka 1st innings
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 12.6 overs (78 balls), Extras 0
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 78 balls (MG Vandort 13, SM Warnapura 38, Ex 0)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 53/0 in 14.0 overs (MG Vandort 14, SM Warnapura 39)
  • BSM Warnapura: 50 off 91 balls (7 x 4)
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 85/0 in 31.0 overs (MG Vandort 32, SM Warnapura 53)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 34.5 overs (209 balls), Extras 0
  • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 209 balls (MG Vandort 38, SM Warnapura 64, Ex 0)
  • MG Vandort: 50 off 115 balls (8 x 4)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 139/1 in 47.0 overs (SM Warnapura 84, KC Sangakkara 2)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 52.1 overs (313 balls), Extras 1
  • BSM Warnapura: 100 off 182 balls (12 x 4)
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 110 balls (SM Warnapura 32, KC Sangakkara 20, Ex 0)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 190/1 in 64.0 overs (SM Warnapura 114, KC Sangakkara 23)
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 67.2 overs (404 balls), Extras 1
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 225/2 in 76.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 44, DPMD Jayawardene 5)
  • KC Sangakkara: 50 off 113 balls (3 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 250 runs in 86.3 overs (522 balls), Extras 5
  • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 269/4 in 90.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 25, TM Dilshan 15)
Day 2
  • Sri Lanka: 300 runs in 103.6 overs (627 balls), Extras 7
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 301/5 in 105.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 43, HAPW Jayawardene 9)
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 50 off 119 balls (6 x 4)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 134 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 29, HAPW Jayawardene 20, Ex 1)
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 330/5 in 120.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 59, HAPW Jayawardene 21)
  • New Ball Taken: Sri Lanka 330/5 after 120.1 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 59, HAPW Jayawardene 21)
  • Sri Lanka: 350 runs in 125.5 overs (758 balls), Extras 9
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 366/6 in 132.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 84, WPUJC Vaas 10)
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 89 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 36, WPUJC Vaas 16, Ex 1)
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 100 off 189 balls (10 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 400 runs in 140.4 overs (847 balls), Extras 9
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 418/6 in 148.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 120, WPUJC Vaas 26)
  • 7th Wicket: 100 runs in 183 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 64, WPUJC Vaas 35, Ex 1)
  • Sri Lanka: 450 runs in 155.3 overs (936 balls), Extras 9
  • WPUJC Vaas: 50 off 136 balls (4 x 4)
  • West Indies 1st innings
  • End Of Day: West Indies - 29/1 in 16.0 overs (DS Smith 8, RR Sarwan 21)
Day 3
  • West Indies: 50 runs in 19.3 overs (117 balls), Extras 0
  • Drinks: West Indies - 67/3 in 30.0 overs (RR Sarwan 42, S Chanderpaul 5)
  • RR Sarwan: 50 off 99 balls (4 x 4)
  • West Indies: 100 runs in 41.3 overs (251 balls), Extras 2
  • Lunch: West Indies - 107/4 in 44.0 overs (RR Sarwan 57, DJ Bravo 6)
  • West Indies: 150 runs in 57.6 overs (351 balls), Extras 3
  • Drinks: West Indies - 154/5 in 60.0 overs (RR Sarwan 78, RO Hinds 23)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 111 balls (RR Sarwan 22, RO Hinds 27, Ex 2)
  • Tea: West Indies - 186/6 in 75.0 overs (RO Hinds 32, D Ramdin 17)
  • West Indies: 200 runs in 83.2 overs (504 balls), Extras 7
  • Drinks: West Indies - 235/7 in 91.0 overs (D Ramdin 37, SJ Benn 24)
  • New Ball Taken: West Indies 235/7 after 91.1 overs (D Ramdin 37, SJ Benn 24)
  • West Indies: 250 runs in 96.5 overs (585 balls), Extras 8
  • End Of Day: West Indies - 269/9 in 106.0 overs (JE Taylor 22, DBL Powell 6)
Day 4
  • Innings Break: West Indies - 280/10 in 111.5 overs (JE Taylor 27)
  • Sri Lanka 2nd innings
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 40/0 in 9.0 overs (MG Vandort 22, SM Warnapura 17)
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 12.2 overs (74 balls), Extras 1
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 83/1 in 20.0 overs (SM Warnapura 44, KC Sangakkara 14)
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 74 balls (SM Warnapura 29, KC Sangakkara 21, Ex 0)
  • BSM Warnapura: 50 off 71 balls (5 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 24.1 overs (145 balls), Extras 1
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 136/3 in 32.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 21, TT Samaraweera 2)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 35.6 overs (217 balls), Extras 6
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 186/5 in 45.0 overs (TT Samaraweera 26, WPUJC Vaas 10)
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 48.6 overs (295 balls), Extras 6
  • TT Samaraweera: 50 off 84 balls (4 x 4)
  • West Indies 2nd innings
  • KC Sangakkara kept wicket in this innings
  • West Indies: 50 runs in 10.3 overs (64 balls), Extras 1
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 67 balls (DJ Bravo 26, RR Sarwan 22, Ex 4)
  • End Of Day: West Indies - 96/1 in 23.0 overs (DJ Bravo 46, RR Sarwan 34)
Day 5
  • West Indies: 100 runs in 24.4 overs (149 balls), Extras 6
  • DJ Bravo: 50 off 77 balls (7 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 204 balls (DJ Bravo 46, RR Sarwan 43, Ex 11)
  • Drinks: West Indies - 128/1 in 42.0 overs (DJ Bravo 62, RR Sarwan 45)
  • West Indies: 150 runs in 48.2 overs (292 balls), Extras 13
  • RR Sarwan: 50 off 124 balls (2 x 4)
  • Lunch: West Indies - 170/2 in 56.0 overs (RR Sarwan 51, MN Samuels 9)
  • Drinks: West Indies - 195/4 in 71.0 overs (RR Sarwan 67, CH Gayle 4)
  • West Indies: 200 runs in 74.1 overs (449 balls), Extras 19
  • Tea: West Indies - 229/6 in 82.4 overs (CH Gayle 14)
  • West Indies: 250 runs in 89.3 overs (547 balls), Extras 31
  • Drinks: West Indies - 278/8 in 98.0 overs (CH Gayle 36, JE Taylor 8)
  • New Ball Taken: West Indies 283/8 after 100.3 overs (CH Gayle 37, JE Taylor 12)
  • West Indies: 300 runs in 103.6 overs (634 balls), Extras 42
  • CH Gayle: 50 off 129 balls (7 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Match scorer: Chaminda de Silva