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Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe, 1st Test at Kandy, , Jan 07 1998 - Full Scorecard

RESULT
1st Test, Kandy, January 07 - 11, 1998, Zimbabwe tour of Sri Lanka
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(T:10) 469/9d & 10/2
(f/o) 140 & 338

Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets

Player Of The Match
5/23 & 7/94
muthiah-muralidaran
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
Zimbabwe 1st Innings
Zimbabwe 2nd Innings (Following on)
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings
Match Flow
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Sri Lanka 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
lbw b Streak615181040.00
c Campbell b PA Strang22344856929149.77
c Campbell b Streak747330014.89
c Whittall b Huckle751201439162.50
b Whittall27571032147.36
c & b Whittall441371725032.11
c & b Whittall2944585065.90
c Rennie b PA Strang2656813046.42
c BC Strang b PA Strang1719263089.47
not out 2760028.57
Extras(b 2, lb 2, nb 9)13
TOTAL154.3 Ov (RR: 3.03)469/9d
Did not bat:
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 2-33 (Roshan Mahanama), 3-173 (Aravinda de Silva), 4-226 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 5-321 (Hashan Tillakaratne), 6-383 (Romesh Kaluwitharana), 7-440 (Marvan Atapattu), 8-461 (Chaminda Vaas), 9-469 (Muthiah Muralidaran)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
34119622.82---00
3077802.60---06
35.31012333.46---00
3047332.43---00
2138814.19---03
42701.75---00
Zimbabwe 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
c de Silva b Silva532192852024.20
b Muralidaran428471014.28
lbw b Silva217180011.76
lbw b Vaas836311022.22
c Mahanama b Pushpakumara763891011.11
c Mahanama b Muralidaran38110037.50
c de Silva b Muralidaran3592914038.04
b Muralidaran528321017.85
not out 613430046.15
b Muralidaran2320066.66
lbw b Silva086000.00
Extras(b 6, lb 2, nb 7)15
TOTAL85.4 Ov (RR: 1.63)140
Fall of wickets: 1-29 (Grant Flower), 2-36 (Murray Goodwin), 3-46 (Andy Flower), 4-72 (Alistair Campbell), 5-75 (Craig Wishart), 6-119 (Gavin Rennie), 7-127 (Paul Strang), 8-134 (Heath Streak), 9-136 (Bryan Strang), 10-140 (Adam Huckle)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
1753612.11---03
1443412.42---03
29182350.79---00
19.492731.37---00
501202.40---00
11000.00---00
Zimbabwe 2nd Innings (Following on) 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
lbw b Muralidaran2473921032.87
b de Silva3852824073.07
b Muralidaran701371904051.09
b Muralidaran1451620027.45
c Mahanama b Muralidaran672122411031.60
lbw b Vaas401111604036.03
b Muralidaran021000.00
c sub (RP Arnold) b Muralidaran3381604040.74
c †Kaluwitharana b Pushpakumara1320331065.00
not out 1529410051.72
lbw b Muralidaran032000.00
Extras(b 5, lb 11, nb 8)24
TOTAL126.5 Ov (RR: 2.66)338
Fall of wickets: 1-68 (Grant Flower), 2-69 (Gavin Rennie), 3-103 (Andy Whittall), 4-185 (Murray Goodwin), 5-261 (Andy Flower), 6-261 (Craig Wishart), 7-271 (Alistair Campbell), 8-297 (Heath Streak), 9-334 (Paul Strang), 10-338 (Adam Huckle)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
2436512.70---04
1926413.36---00
42.5139472.19---04
1352511.92---00
1123503.18---00
1603802.37---00
10101.00---00
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings (T: 10 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
lbw b Streak021000.00
not out 651010120.00
b Streak032000.00
not out 41310400.00
Extras0
TOTAL1.5 Ov (RR: 5.45)10/2
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 0.2 ov), 2-0 (Roshan Mahanama, 0.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
10424.00---00
0.50607.20---00
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CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 07 Jan - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 265/4 (Marvan Atapattu 129*, Hashan Tillakaratne 11*, 90 ov)
Thu, 08 Jan - day 2 - Zimbabwe 1st innings 46/2 (Gavin Rennie 23*, Andy Flower 8*, 23 ov)
Fri, 09 Jan - day 3 - Zimbabwe 2nd innings 71/2 (Murray Goodwin 1*, Andy Whittall 2*, 28 ov)
Sat, 10 Jan - day 4 - Zimbabwe 2nd innings 289/7 (Paul Strang 13*, Heath Streak 6*, 116 ov)
Sun, 11 Jan - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 10/2 (1.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH FLOW
General
  • MS Atapattu 223: Highest Test score (prev. 108 v India at Mohali, 1997-98). Highest Test score by any batsman at the Asgiriya ground (prev. 143, DW Hookes for Australia, 1982/83).
  • Start of play was delayed 45 minutes on Day Three due to wet outfield, resulting from heavy overnight rain.
  • M Muralitharan's match figures of 12 for 117 are the best by any Sri Lankan bowler in Test history.
MATCH DETAILS
Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy
TossSri Lanka, elected to bat first
Series
Season1997/98
Player Of The Match
Series resultSri Lanka led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1394
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
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