Sri Lanka v New Zealand
New Zealand in Sri Lanka 1983/84 (2nd Test)
VenueSinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo on 16th, 17th, 18th, 20th, 21st March 1984 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNew Zealand won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresDP Buultjens, HC Felsinger
Close of play day 1Sri Lanka (1) 145/6 (Madugalle 25*, Ratnayeke 19*)
Close of play day 2New Zealand (1) 164/5 (Hadlee 17*, Boock 3*)
Close of play day 3Sri Lanka (2) 133/2 (Wettimuny 56*, Dias 74*)
Close of play day 4New Zealand (2) 6/0 (Howarth 6*, Wright 0*)

Sri Lanka first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
S Wettimunyc Coney b Chatfield261191632- 
ERNS Fernandob MD Crowe874881- 
SMS Kaluperumab Boock2365913- 
RL Diasrun out1655861- 
*LRD Mendisb Hadlee144-- 
RS Madugallenot out441321995- 
A Ranatungac Smith b Cairns621241- 
JR Ratnayekelbw b Hadlee2253683- 
DS de Silvac Coney b Cairns045-- 
+RG de Alwisc Smith b Cairns21821-- 
VB Johnc Smith b Cairns0812-- 
Extras(5 b, 7 lb, 6 nb, 8 w)26
Total(all out, 385 minutes, 90.5 overs)174
Fall of wickets:
1-25 (Fernando), 2-66 (Wettimuny), 3-68 (Kaluperuma), 4-69 (Mendis), 5-99 (Dias), 6-111 (Ranatunga), 7-152 (Ratnayeke), 8-153 (de Silva), 9-165 (de Alwis), 10-174 (John, 90.5 ov)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hadlee22   12272--
Chatfield20   7351--
MD Crowe13   5211--
Boock11   2181--

New Zealand first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GP Howarthb John2451823- 
JG Wrightc Dias b John2033631- 
JF Reidc de Alwis b John722311- 
JJ Croweb Ratnayeke501141628- 
JV Coneyc John b de Silva30551003- 
RJ Hadleeb Ratnayeke1933722- 
SL Boockc Madugalle b Ratnayeke43043-- 
MD Crowec Kaluperuma b Ratnayeke01013-- 
+IDS Smithc Kaluperuma b Ratnayeke718311- 
BL Cairnslbw b de Silva1416402- 
EJ Chatfieldnot out98202- 
Extras(4 b, 6 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)14
Total(all out, 335 minutes, 64.3 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-38 (Wright), 2-53 (Howarth), 3-66 (Reid), 4-127 (Coney), 5-151 (JJ Crowe), 6-166 (Hadlee), 7-166 (MD Crowe), 8-171 (Boock), 9-178 (Smith), 10-198 (Cairns, 64.3 ov)
Sri Lanka bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
John24   1893--
Ratnayeke21   8425--
Kaluperuma1   030--
Ranatunga4   1110--
de Silva14.36392--

Sri Lanka second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
S Wettimunyc Hadlee b Chatfield652383195- 
ERNS Fernandoc JJ Crowe b Hadlee0710-- 
SMS Kaluperumac Cairns b Hadlee23441-- 
RL Diasb Cairns10821527218- 
JR Ratnayekec and b Hadlee1231651- 
*LRD Mendisb Chatfield36701196- 
RS Madugallec JJ Crowe b Chatfield36801325- 
A Ranatungarun out77291- 
DS de Silvanot out1349791- 
+RG de Alwisb Chatfield269-- 
VB Johnnot out3814-- 
Extras(4 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(9 wickets, declared, 545 minutes, 127 overs)289
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Fernando), 2-13 (Kaluperuma), 3-176 (Dias), 4-209 (Ratnayeke), 5-234 (Mendis), 6-244 (Ranatunga), 7-245 (Wettimuny), 8-278 (Madugalle), 9-282 (de Alwis)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hadlee30   14583--
Chatfield29   9784--
Cairns22   3791--
Boock42   16650--
Coney4   340--

New Zealand second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GP Howarthc Kaluperuma b John1043571- 
JG Wrightc de Silva b Ranatunga482092803- 
JF Reidlbw b John011-- 
JJ Crowec de Alwis b Ranatunga1647703- 
MD Crowenot out191572173- 
JV Coneynot out2059692- 
RJ Hadleedid not bat      
SL Boockdid not bat      
+IDS Smithdid not bat      
BL Cairnsdid not bat      
EJ Chatfielddid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)10
Total(4 wickets, 350 minutes, 86 overs)123
Fall of wickets:
1-10 (Howarth), 2-10 (Reid), 3-48 (JJ Crowe), 4-89 (Wright)
Sri Lanka bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
John21   11262--
Ratnayeke21   11170--
de Silva19   10310--
Kaluperuma6   3100--
Ranatunga18   7292--
Madugalle1   100--

--> ERNS Fernando made his last appearance in Test matches
--> SMS Kaluperuma (1) passed his previous highest score of 18 in Test matches
--> RS Madugalle (1) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 34
--> JJ Crowe (1) 50 in 106 balls, 157 minutes with 8 fours
--> S Wettimuny (2) 50 in 138 balls, 197 minutes
--> RL Dias (2) 50 in 77 balls, 97 minutes
--> RL Dias (2) 100 in 202 balls, 252 minutes with 17 fours
--> RS Madugalle (2) passed 1500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 27
--> EJ Chatfield made his debut in Sri Lanka in Test matches
--> JR Ratnayeke made his debut in Sri Lanka in Test matches
--> RJ Hadlee reached 850 wickets in First-Class matches when he dismissed JR Ratnayeke, his 2nd wicket in the Sri Lanka first innings
--> JR Ratnayeke achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the New Zealand first innings (previous best was 5-120)
--> JR Ratnayeke achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed SL Boock in the New Zealand first innings (previous best was 3-93)
--> JR Ratnayeke achieved his first five wickets in an innings in Test matches in the New Zealand first innings
--> EJ Chatfield reached 400 wickets in First-Class matches when he dismissed LRD Mendis, his 1st wicket in the Sri Lanka second innings
--> S Wettimuny retired hurt in the Sri Lanka second innings having scored 65 (team score 172/2) - he returned when the score was 244/6 (hit in the groin by a ball from Hadlee )

MD Crowe, after dislocating a finger in the Sri Lanka 1st innings attempting a slip catch, and with a stomach disorder, took a test record 210 minutes to reach double figures.