result
1st Test, Colombo, Dec 27 - Dec 31 2001, Zimbabwe tour of Sri Lanka
586/6d
(101.2 ov)(f/o) 184 & 236
Sri Lanka won by an innings and 166 runs
player of the match
Sri Lanka 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Marvan Atapattu c †A Flower b Streak251041452024.04
Sanath Jayasuriya (c)c †A Flower b Gripper9216424116056.10
Kumar Sangakkara c Wishart b Brent12818628922168.82
Mahela Jayawardene c Carlisle b Gripper18142440128.57
Russel Arnold lbw b Streak1359861022.03
Hashan Tillakaratne c †A Flower b Streak9616823114057.14
Thilan Samaraweera not out 12316627012174.10
Chaminda Vaas not out 741131179265.49
Extras(b 2, lb 4, nb 8, w 3)17
TOTAL(161 Ov, RR: 3.63, 706 Mts)586/6d
Fall of wickets: 1-78 (Marvan Atapattu, 32.6 ov), 2-150 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 54.5 ov), 3-170 (Mahela Jayawardene, 60.3 ov), 4-249 (Russel Arnold, 80.5 ov), 5-320 (Kumar Sangakkara, 95.3 ov), 6-450 (Hashan Tillakaratne, 129.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Heath Streak34511333.3214914016
Travis Friend27510203.7811717001
Henry Olonga23310304.488715000
Gary Brent3358212.4815611021
Trevor Gripper2239124.149615100
Grant Flower2238904.05868300
Zimbabwe 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Hamilton Masakadza c Tillakaratne b Zoysa312140025.00
Trevor Gripper c Jayawardene b Muralitharan30731133041.10
Stuart Carlisle (c)c Jayasuriya b Vaas1034410029.41
Gavin Rennie lbw b Muralitharan35681055051.47
Andy Flower  b Samaraweera421221354034.43
Grant Flower c Tillakaratne b Muralitharan01525000.00
Craig Wishart c Tillakaratne b Zoysa2154733038.89
Heath Streak not out 2645693057.78
Travis Friend lbw b Vaas644411013.64
Gary Brent  b Muralitharan054000.00
Henry Olonga lbw b Fernando413101030.77
Extras(lb 1, nb 6)7
TOTAL(79.5 Ov, RR: 2.30, 306 Mts)184
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Hamilton Masakadza, 3.2 ov), 2-29 (Stuart Carlisle, 12.4 ov), 3-60 (Trevor Gripper, 24.4 ov), 4-89 (Gavin Rennie, 36.1 ov), 5-105 (Grant Flower, 42.6 ov), 6-146 (Craig Wishart, 61.5 ov), 7-146 (Andy Flower, 62.2 ov), 8-166 (Travis Friend, 73.6 ov), 9-167 (Gary Brent, 74.6 ov), 10-184 (Henry Olonga, 79.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas2466322.631146002
Nuwan Zoysa1462421.71722001
Muttiah Muralitharan2685342.041307000
Sanath Jayasuriya10404.0040000
Charitha Buddhika9.503213.25454003
Thilan Samaraweera51711.40261000
Zimbabwe 2nd INNINGS (FOLLOWING ON)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Hamilton Masakadza c Atapattu b Muralitharan2845615062.22
Trevor Gripper c †Sangakkara b Muralitharan1048821020.83
Stuart Carlisle (c)c †Sangakkara b Fernando32841095038.10
Travis Friend  b Muralitharan441421766030.99
Gavin Rennie c Jayawardene b Fernando4790057.14
Andy Flower lbw b Zoysa1038352026.32
Grant Flower c Tillakaratne b Muralitharan1870872025.71
Craig Wishart c Tillakaratne b Samaraweera2750795054.00
Heath Streak not out 3684904042.86
Gary Brent c Jayasuriya b Zoysa747510014.89
Henry Olonga c †Sangakkara b Vaas024000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 7, nb 9)20
TOTAL(101.2 Ov, RR: 2.32, 396 Mts)236
Fall of wickets: 1-40 (Hamilton Masakadza, 12.5 ov), 2-58 (Trevor Gripper, 18.1 ov), 3-93 (Stuart Carlisle, 41.1 ov), 4-105 (Gavin Rennie, 43.1 ov), 5-127 (Andy Flower, 52.6 ov), 6-145 (Travis Friend, 65.5 ov), 7-165 (Grant Flower, 76.2 ov), 8-197 (Craig Wishart, 85.4 ov), 9-235 (Gary Brent, 100.5 ov), 10-236 (Henry Olonga, 101.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas21.267613.569912002
Nuwan Zoysa1543422.27774002
Charitha Buddhika1534823.20759001
Muttiah Muralitharan36173540.971921000
Sanath Jayasuriya732203.14343000
Thilan Samaraweera721011.43391004
MATCH DETAILS
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossZimbabwe, elected to field first
SeriesZimbabwe tour of Sri Lanka
Season2001/02
Player Of The Match
Kumar Sangakkara
Kumar Sangakkara
Series resultSri Lanka led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTEST No. 1581
Match days - day match (5-day match)
Umpires
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Peter Manuel
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Riazuddin
TV Umpire
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Tyron Wijewardene
Match Referee
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Cammie Smith
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 27 Dec - day 1 -Sri Lanka 1st innings 211/3 (Kumar Sangakkara 62*, Russel Arnold 4*, 73.2 ov)
Fri, 28 Dec - day 2 -Zimbabwe 1st innings 14/1 (Trevor Gripper 4*, Stuart Carlisle 6*, 8 ov)
Sat, 29 Dec - day 3 -Zimbabwe 2nd innings 64/2 (Stuart Carlisle 22*, Travis Friend 0*, 25 ov)
Sun, 30 Dec - rest day
Mon, 31 Dec - day 4 -Zimbabwe 2nd innings 236/10 (101.2 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • Hours of play: 10.30am - 12.30pm, 1.10pm - 3.10pm, 3.30pm - 5.30pm
  • 12th man MRCN Bandaratilleke (SL), T Taibu (ZIM)
Day 1
  • Sri Lanka 1st innings
  • Sri Lanka 50 in 96 mins from 21.2 overs (Atapattu 21*, Jayasuriya 27*)
  • ST Jayasuriya 50 in 149 mins from 98 balls (10x4)
  • Sri Lanka 100 in 172 mins from 38.2 overs (Jayasuriya 59*, Sangakkara 11*)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka 142/1 in 235 mins from 51 overs (Jayasuriya 85*, Sangakkara 24*)
  • K Sangakkara 50 in 146 mins from 112 balls (10x4)(1x6)
  • Sri Lanka 150 in 241 mins from 54.4 overs (Jayasuriya 92*, Sangakkara 25*)
  • Sri Lanka 200 in 310 mins from 70.3 overs (Sangakkara 54*, Arnold 3*)
  • Play stop due to Bad weather: Sri Lanka 211 mins from 73.2 overs (Sangakkara 62*, Arnold 4*)
  • Play abandoned at 4:49pm
Day 2
  • Play commenced at 10.00am and was scheduled to end at 6.00pm (105 overs)
  • Take 2nd new ball after 80 overs 240/3 (Sangakkara 81*, Arnold 13*)
  • Sri Lanka 250 in 357 mins from 81 overs (Sangakkara 90*, Tillakaratne 1*)
  • K Sangakkara 100 in 239 mins from 161 balls (16x4) (1x6)
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka 338/5 in 469 mins from 103 overs (Tillakaratne 36*, Samaraweera 12*)
  • Sri Lanka 300 in 415 mins from 92.1 overs (Sangakkara 111*, Tillakaratne 28*)
  • Sri Lanka 350 in 497 mins from 109.1 overs (Samaraweera 24*, Tillakaratne 41*)
  • HP Tillakaratne 50 in 162 mins from 106 balls (4x6)
  • Sri Lanka 400 in 530 mins from 116.2 overs (Samaraweera 45*, Tillakaratne 66*)
  • TT Samaraweera 50 in 123 mins from 79 balls (4x8)
  • Sri Lanka 450 in 584 mins from 129.2 overs (Samaraweera 62*, Tillakaratne 96*)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka 461/6 in 604 mins from 135 overs (Samaraweera 65*, Vaas 8*)
  • Sri Lanka 500 in 648 mins from 146.2 overs (Samaraweera 87*, Vaas 28*)
  • TT Samaraweera 100 in 247 mins from 148 balls (4x10)
  • WPUJC Vaas 50 in 96 mins 96 balls (4x6) (6x1)
  • Sri Lanka 550 in 691 mins from 157.4 overs (Samaraweera 107*, Vaas 62*)
  • Play stop due to Bad light 6.13 pm
Day 3
  • Play commenced at 10.00am and was scheduled to end at 5.38pm (99 overs)
  • Zimbabwe 50 in 106 mins from 22.5 overs (Gripper 29*, Rennie 8*)
  • Zimbabwe 100 in 187 mins from 42 overs (A Flower 19*, GW Flower 0*)
  • Lunch: Zimbabwe 100/4 in 187 mins from 42 overs (A Flower 19*, GW Flower 0*)
  • Zimbabwe 150 in 287 mins from 66 overs (Streak 1*, Friend 2*)
  • Tea: Zimbabwe 166/8 in 323 mins from 74 overs (Streak 12*)
  • Zimbabwe 50 runs in 2nd innings 17.1 overs, 79 mins (Carlisle 10*, Gripper 10*)
  • 30th December rest day (Poya day in Sri Lanka)
Day 4
  • Zimbabwe 100 runs in 2nd innings 42.3 overs, 179 mins (Friend 22*, Rennie 2*)
  • Lunch: Zimbabwe 127/5 in 225 mins from 55 overs (Friend 36*, GW Flower 0*)
  • Zimbabwe 150 runs in 2nd innings 69.2 overs, 275 mins (GW Flower 14*, Wishart 2*)
  • Play stoped due to Rain 2.56pm
  • Play commenced at 4.10pm and was scheduled to end at 6.30pm
  • Zimbabwe 200 runs in 2nd innings 86.2 overs, 344 mins (Streak 15*, Brent 0*)
  • Taka a 2nd new ball after 97 overs, 216/8 (Streak 21*, Brent 6*)