Matches (14)
WI v BDESH (1)
ENG v NZ (1)
South Africa Women in England (1)
IND-W in SL (1)
County DIV1 (4)
County DIV2 (3)
IRE v IND (2)
IND in ENG (1)
RESULT
1st Test, Galle, November 13 - 17, 2001, West Indies tour of Sri Lanka
448 & 144
(T:3) 590/9d & 6/0

Sri Lanka won by 10 wickets

Player Of The Match
6/126 & 5/44
muthiah-muralidaran
West Indies 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Daren Ganga c Jayawardene b Vaas471071305043.92
Chris Gayle c †Sangakkara b Vaas919271047.36
Ramnaresh Sarwan  b Muralidaran882132649041.31
Brian Lara c †Sangakkara b Muralidaran17829438219060.54
Carl Hooper (c)c & b Muralidaran691201827057.50
Marlon Samuels  b Muralidaran1648502033.33
Ridley Jacobs c †Sangakkara b Vaas831340025.80
Neil McGarrell c Arnold b Muralidaran416330025.00
Mervyn Dillon c Jayasuriya b Vaas55910100.00
Dinanath Ramnarine not out 011000.00
Colin Stuart  b Muralidaran011000.00
Extras(b 8, lb 6, nb 5, pen 5)24
TOTAL141.4 Ov (RR: 3.16, 564 Mts)448
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Chris Gayle, 6.2 ov), 2-95 (Daren Ganga, 35.3 ov), 3-240 (Ramnaresh Sarwan, 73.5 ov), 4-393 (Carl Hooper, 118.6 ov), 5-423 (Brian Lara, 129.6 ov), 6-434 (Marlon Samuels, 133.5 ov), 7-440 (Ridley Jacobs, 138.3 ov), 8-448 (Mervyn Dillon, 140.5 ov), 9-448 (Neil McGarrell, 141.3 ov), 10-448 (Colin Stuart, 141.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas3169543.0614710003
6.2 to CH Gayle, Out side the off stumps, gayle trying to push it on the off but getting a edge to the wicket keeper.. 15/1
35.3 to D Ganga, well out side the off stump,Ganga following the ball and driveing it streight to Jaywardene at Gully.. 95/2
138.3 to RD Jacobs, out side the off stumps, jacobs trying to push it on the off, getting a thick out side edge and a very easy catch behind the stumps by Sangakkara. 440/7
140.5 to M Dillon, angling away from the right hander. Dillon trying to rive it on the off but getting a leading edge and a very easy catch to Jayasuriya at first slips. 448/8
Charitha Buddhika1828004.447812001
Muthiah Muralidaran53.41112662.3424910000
73.5 to RR Sarwan, . 240/3
118.6 to CL Hooper, right on target, Hooper dances down the track and tries to loft it over the bowlers head but unfortunately ends up with a catch to murali. 393/4
129.6 to BC Lara, toss it up, Lara goes for a sweep gets a edge and a very good catch by sangakkara behind the stumps by diving front. 423/5
133.5 to MN Samuels, Flights it on the off, Samuels going for a drive on his knee. pitches it on the off and spins very sharp in to the off stump. 434/6
141.3 to NC McGarrell, flighted on the off, McGarrel going for forward defensive shot, hits the bat and the pad and a very good catch to Arnold at silly midd off. 448/9
141.4 to CEL Stuart, flighted on the off again, great spin in to the batsman. Stuart not knowing much about the delivary there lifts the bat high above and make all the room free to hit the stumps. 448/10
Niroshan Bandaratilleke2237603.45917000
Sanath Jayasuriya922402.66383000
Thilan Samaraweera602404.00232001
Russel Arnold21402.00100000
Sri Lanka 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Marvan Atapattu c Lara b Ramnarine611552673039.35
Sanath Jayasuriya (c)c McGarrell b Dillon25192740131.57
Kumar Sangakkara run out (Ganga/Hooper)14037353216037.53
Mahela Jayawardene run out (Samuels)9913317113074.43
Russel Arnold lbw b Ramnarine3366854050.00
Hashan Tillakaratne not out 1052473853042.51
Thilan Samaraweera c †Jacobs b Stuart771802201042.77
Chaminda Vaas c Samuels b Dillon720281035.00
Niroshan Bandaratilleke c †Jacobs b Ramnarine414150028.57
Muthiah Muralidaran lbw b Stuart1415231093.33
Extras(b 1, lb 13, nb 7, w 4)25
TOTAL202.4 Ov (RR: 2.91)590/9d
Did not bat: Charitha Buddhika 
Fall of wickets: 1-37 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 4.6 ov), 2-146 (Marvan Atapattu, 49.6 ov), 3-308 (Mahela Jayawardene, 92.5 ov), 4-358 (Russel Arnold, 113.6 ov), 5-395 (Kumar Sangakkara, 134.4 ov), 6-549 (Thilan Samaraweera, 189.1 ov), 7-562 (Chaminda Vaas, 194.3 ov), 8-567 (Niroshan Bandaratilleke, 197.6 ov), 9-590 (Muthiah Muralidaran, 202.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Mervyn Dillon511112122.3724210000
4.6 to ST Jayasuriya, out side the off stump,driven it thick out side edge straight in to straight to back werd point. 37/1
194.3 to WPUJC Vaas, on the off. Vaas lofts it down to mid off but not timed well and ends up with a easy catch to samuels at mid off. 562/7
Colin Stuart37.4713823.6616417023
189.1 to TT Samaraweera, a bit of bounce on the off. Samaraweera trying to pull it from the off stump, getting the top edge and a very easy catch to Jacobs coming behind the stumps.. 549/6
202.4 to M Muralidaran, right on target. Murali trying to push it on the off without any foot movements and gets hits right in front of the stump.. 590/9
Neil McGarrell3139503.061257000
Dinanath Ramnarine581215832.722599013
49.6 to MS Atapattu, typical leg spin which turns away from the right hander. Atapattu angling the bat away on the off and gets a perfect edge to lara at slips. 146/2
113.6 to RP Arnold, Flighted delivary pitches on the off stump. Arnold trying to work on the leg side by going on to his back foot, hits the pad. A loud appeal and the umpire Peter Manuel has no hesitation in raising his finger.. 358/4
197.6 to MRCN Bandaratilleke, out side the off stumps, Bandaratillake trying to push it on the off side, gets a slight edge of the bat and a very good catch by the wicket keepr. 567/8
Carl Hooper2435902.451063000
Marlon Samuels10505.0030000
West Indies 2nd INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Daren Ganga c Tillakaratne b Bandaratilleke331041333031.73
Chris Gayle c Muralidaran b Vaas1129008.33
Ramnaresh Sarwan c Arnold b Muralidaran301031293029.12
Brian Lara c Muralidaran b Samaraweera40991012040.40
Carl Hooper (c)c Jayasuriya b Bandaratilleke618140033.33
Marlon Samuels lbw b Muralidaran22548008.00
Ridley Jacobs  b Muralidaran934630026.47
Neil McGarrell not out 1045541022.22
Mervyn Dillon lbw b Muralidaran0128000.00
Dinanath Ramnarine  b Vaas0730000.00
Colin Stuart c Vaas b Muralidaran219220010.52
Extras(b 2, lb 2, nb 7)11
TOTAL78.3 Ov (RR: 1.83, 306 Mts)144
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Chris Gayle, 2.5 ov), 2-70 (Daren Ganga, 35.2 ov), 3-70 (Ramnaresh Sarwan, 36.2 ov), 4-83 (Carl Hooper, 41.1 ov), 5-93 (Marlon Samuels, 48.6 ov), 6-131 (Brian Lara, 63.4 ov), 7-135 (Ridley Jacobs, 66.1 ov), 8-138 (Mervyn Dillon, 68.5 ov), 9-139 (Dinanath Ramnarine, 71.4 ov), 10-144 (Colin Stuart, 78.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas1782021.17911003
2.5 to CH Gayle, out side the off stumps.pushes it to mid off. In the air and a straight forward catch to murali. 3/1
71.4 to D Ramnarine, cleaned up with a ball that pitched outside off and seamed in to take middle and off. 139/9
Niroshan Bandaratilleke1964622.42904000
35.2 to D Ganga, trying for another sweep but a bit mistimed, ball held back and in the air to Tillakaratne at square leg, straight into his hands there. 70/2
41.1 to CL Hooper, a sharp catch by the skipper at short extra cover off a drive that was mistimed and driven in the air, Hooper must surely rue that shot. 83/4
Muthiah Muralidaran31.3104451.391571000
36.2 to RR Sarwan, a pad then bat and then into the waiting Arnold's hands at sill mid off, gets the wicket finally and Sarwan had looked uncomfortable all his 30 run innings. 70/3
48.6 to MN Samuels, a straight one, tossed up and hit on the volley on the toe, not much else to do but to put the finger up, had been in trouble against Murali all his short innings. 93/5
66.1 to RD Jacobs, he went for another sweep, uncontolled, exposed his stumps and on the pads and on the bat too, then into the stumps. 135/7
68.5 to M Dillon, from round the wicket, bowled the straight one, on the pads found in front and has to walk off. 138/8
78.3 to CEL Stuart, he tried to turn the 'doosra' the one that does other things to leg but got a leading edge to Vaas at mid off. 144/10
Charitha Buddhika201005.00101003
Sanath Jayasuriya501302.60231000
Thilan Samaraweera41711.75211001
63.4 to BC Lara, thats that folk, tossed up and he went for a drive to mid on, mistimed to Murlalitharan at mid wicket. 131/6
Sri Lanka 2nd INNINGS (Target: 3 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sanath Jayasuriya (c)not out 64510150.00
Marvan Atapattu not out 00500-
Extras0
TOTAL0.4 Ov (RR: 9.00, 5 Mts)6
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Colin Stuart0.40609.0021000
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MATCH DETAILS
Galle International Stadium
TossWest Indies, elected to bat first
Series
Season2001/02
Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka
Muthiah Muralidaran
Series resultSri Lanka led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1567
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Charitha Buddhika
Charitha Buddhika
Umpires
England
John Hampshire
Sri Lanka
Peter Manuel
TV Umpire
Sri Lanka
Tyron Wijewardene
Match Referee
England
Raman Subba Row
CLOSE OF PLAY
Tue, 13 Nov - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 316/3 (Brian Lara 117*, Carl Hooper 34*, 97 ov)
Wed, 14 Nov - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 103/1 (Marvan Atapattu 45*, Kumar Sangakkara 27*, 35 ov)
Thu, 15 Nov - day 3 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 343/3 (Kumar Sangakkara 126*, Russel Arnold 18*, 110 ov)
Fri, 16 Nov - day 4 - West Indies 2nd innings 9/1 (Daren Ganga 3*, Ramnaresh Sarwan 5*, 7 ov)
Sat, 17 Nov - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 6/0 (0.4 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
  • West Indies 50 in 101 minutes from 26.2 overs
  • Lunch: West Indies 92/4 in 170 minutes from 47 overs (Lara 11*, Samuels 2*)
  • West Indies 100 in 190 minutes from 53.4 overs
  • Tea: West Indies 144 in 268 minutes from 76.3 overs