result
2nd Test, Kandy, Jul 22 - 25 2005, West Indies tour of Sri Lanka
150 & 375/7d
(41.2 ov, target 378)148 & 137
Sri Lanka won by 240 runs
player of the match
15y
• The Bulletin by Ranajit Dam

Murali spins Sri Lanka to victory

Muttiah Muralitharan took eight wickets to annihilate West Indies in the second Test

Match centre 
Scorecard summary
Sri Lanka150/10(46.1 overs)1st INNINGS
West Indies148/10(58.1 overs)1st INNINGS
Sri Lanka375/7(107 overs)2nd INNINGS
West Indies137/10(41.2 overs)2nd INNINGS
41.2
W
Murali to Best, OUT
Tino Best b Muralitharan 8 (19m 16b 1x4 0x6) SR: 50
41.1
Murali to Best, no run
end of over 415 runs
WI: 137/9CRR: 3.34 
Jermaine Lawson1 (7)
Tino Best8 (14)
Lasith Malinga12-2-48-1
Muttiah Muralitharan16-4-46-7
40.6
Malinga to Lawson, no run
40.6
1w
Malinga to Lawson, 1 wide
40.5
Malinga to Lawson, no run
40.4
Malinga to Lawson, no run
40.4
2nb
Malinga to Best, (no ball) 1 run
40.4
1nb
Malinga to Best, (no ball)
40.3
Malinga to Best, no run
40.2
1lb
Malinga to Lawson, 1 leg bye
40.1
Malinga to Lawson, no run
end of over 402 runs • 1 wicket
WI: 132/9CRR: 3.30 
Jermaine Lawson1 (2)
Tino Best7 (11)
Muttiah Muralitharan16-4-46-7
Lasith Malinga11-2-44-1
39.6
1
Murali to Lawson, 1 run
39.5
Murali to Lawson, no run
39.4
W
Murali to Ramdin, OUT
Denesh Ramdin b Muralitharan 28 (62m 51b 5x4 0x6) SR: 54.9
39.3
1
Murali to Best, 1 run
39.2
Murali to Best, no run
39.1
Murali to Best, no run
end of over 3910 runs
WI: 130/8CRR: 3.33 
Denesh Ramdin28 (50)
Tino Best6 (8)
Lasith Malinga11-2-44-1
Muttiah Muralitharan15-4-44-6
38.6
4
Malinga to Ramdin, FOUR runs
38.5
Malinga to Ramdin, no run
38.5
1w
Malinga to Ramdin, 1 wide
Match details
Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy
TossWest Indies, elected to field first
SeriesWest Indies tour of Sri Lanka
Season2005
Player Of The Match
Kumar Sangakkara
Kumar Sangakkara
Player Of The Series
Chaminda Vaas
Chaminda Vaas
Series resultSri Lanka won the 2-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1757
Match days(5-day match)
Test debut
Ryan Ramdass
Ryan Ramdass
Umpires
Australia Image
Simon Taufel
New Zealand Image
Tony Hill
TV Umpire
Sri Lanka Image
Tyron Wijewardene
Match Referee
South Africa Image
Mike Procter