result
1st Test, Colombo (SSC), Jul 13 - 16 2005, West Indies tour of Sri Lanka
285 & 113
(38.3 ov, target 172)227 & 172/4
Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets
player of the match
Chaminda Vaas
Sri Lanka
16y
• The Bulletin by Anand Vasu

Vaas makes most of truncated day

Chaminda Vaas's controlled swing bowling reduced West Indies to tatters on the third day of the first Test

Match centre 
Scorecard summary
West Indies285/10(88.4 overs)1st INNINGS
Sri Lanka227/10(57.3 overs)1st INNINGS
West Indies113/10(60 overs)2nd INNINGS
Sri Lanka172/4(38.3 overs)2nd INNINGS
38.3
1
Best to Dilshan, 1 run
38.2
Best to Dilshan, no run
38.1
Best to Dilshan, no run
end of over 384 runs
SL: 171/4CRR: 4.50 
Mahela Jayawardene41 (85)
Tillakaratne Dilshan26 (23)
Jermaine Lawson 12-2-43-4
Tino Best 8-1-36-0
37.6
Lawson to Mahela Jayawardene, no run
37.5
Lawson to Mahela Jayawardene, no run
37.4
1
Lawson to Dilshan, 1 run
37.3
1
Lawson to Mahela Jayawardene, 1 run
37.2
1
Lawson to Dilshan, 1 run
37.1
1lb
Lawson to Mahela Jayawardene, 1 leg bye
end of over 3712 runs
SL: 167/4CRR: 4.51 
Tillakaratne Dilshan24 (21)
Mahela Jayawardene40 (81)
Tino Best 8-1-36-0
Jermaine Lawson 11-2-40-4
36.6
Best to Dilshan, no run
36.5
4
Best to Dilshan, FOUR runs
36.4
Best to Dilshan, no run
36.3
Best to Dilshan, no run
36.2
4
Best to Dilshan, FOUR runs
36.1
4
Best to Dilshan, FOUR runs
end of over 367 runs
SL: 155/4CRR: 4.30 
Mahela Jayawardene40 (81)
Tillakaratne Dilshan12 (15)
Jermaine Lawson 11-2-40-4
Tino Best 7-1-24-0
35.6
Lawson to Mahela Jayawardene, no run
35.5
1
Lawson to Dilshan, 1 run
35.4
Lawson to Dilshan, no run
35.3
4
Lawson to Dilshan, FOUR runs
35.2
2
Lawson to Dilshan, 2 runs
Match details
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossWest Indies, elected to bat first
SeriesWest Indies tour of Sri Lanka
Season2005
Player Of The Match
Chaminda Vaas
Chaminda Vaas
Series resultSri Lanka led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1755
Match days (5-day match)
Test debut
Denesh Ramdin
Denesh Ramdin
Gayan Wijekoon
Gayan Wijekoon
Runako Morton
Runako Morton
Xavier Marshall
Xavier Marshall
Umpires
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Nadeem Ghauri
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Simon Taufel
TV Umpire
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Peter Manuel
Match Referee
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Mike Procter