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New Zealand v Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka in New Zealand 1996/97 (1st Test)
VenueCarisbrook, Dunedin on 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th March 1997 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSri Lanka won the toss and decided to field
ResultNew Zealand won by an innings and 36 runs
UmpiresCE King, ID Robinson
TV umpireRS Dunne
RefereePJP Burge
Close of play day 1New Zealand (1) 343/4 (Young 154*, Vettori 1*)
Close of play day 2Sri Lanka (1) 78/4 (Ranatunga 13*, Tillakaratne 7*)
Close of play day 3Sri Lanka (2) 37/0 (Jayasuriya 20*, Mahanama 15*)
Man of the MatchBA Young

New Zealand first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BA Youngnot out26742260537- 
BA Pocockc Mahanama b Vaas186485-- 
MJ Hornec Mahanama b Ranatunga6610814381 
*SP Flemingc Zoysa b Wickramasinghe5159698- 
NJ Astleb Vaas2748545- 
DL Vettoric Mahanama b Vaas11314-- 
CL Cairnsc Mahanama b Zoysa7012314191 
+AC Parorec Wickramasinghe b Vaas1928453- 
DN Patelnot out30424711 
HT Davisdid not bat      
SB Doulldid not bat      
Extras(14 lb, 21 nb, 2 w)37
Total(7 wickets, declared, 605 minutes, 146 overs)586
Fall of wickets:
1-55 (Pocock), 2-195 (Horne), 3-271 (Fleming), 4-337 (Astle), 5-343 (Vettori), 6-466 (Cairns), 7-512 (Parore)
Sri Lanka bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Vaas35   6144415
Zoysa40   61121-8
Wickramasinghe25   41171-5
Muralitharan33   61360--
Ranatunga5   0291--
Jayasuriya8   0340-2

Sri Lanka first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ST Jayasuriyab Doull0712-- 
RS Mahanamalbw b Doull26751022- 
MS Atapattulbw b Doull2566823- 
PA de Silvac Patel b Davis344-- 
*A Ranatungac Young b Doull1440481- 
HP Tillakaratnenot out551602468- 
+RS Kaluwitharanac Fleming b Patel4350815- 
WPUJC Vaasc Horne b Patel21718-- 
GP Wickramasinghec Parore b Davis4376776- 
DNT Zoysac Young b Davis0711-- 
M Muralitharanc Cairns b Doull01013-- 
Extras(10 lb, 1 w)11
Total(all out, 354 minutes, 85.2 overs)222
Fall of wickets:
1-4 (Jayasuriya), 2-55 (Atapattu), 3-58 (Mahanama), 4-58 (de Silva), 5-79 (Ranatunga), 6-135 (Kaluwitharana), 7-141 (Vaas), 8-214 (Wickramasinghe), 9-215 (Zoysa), 10-222 (Muralitharan)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Doull21.255851-
Davis19   6343--
Horne6   540--
Astle3   0110--
Patel22   4672--
Vettori14   5380--

Sri Lanka second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
ST Jayasuriyac Parore b Doull50681116- 
RS Mahanamab Doull2146653- 
MS Atapattub Patel2257882- 
PA de Silvalbw b Astle01420-- 
*A Ranatungac Horne b Vettori1345581- 
HP Tillakaratnerun out (sub [CZ Harris])85561-- 
+RS Kaluwitharanac and b Vettori103103134132 
WPUJC Vaasc and b Davis579713071 
GP Wickramasinghec Doull b Astle085-- 
DNT Zoysanot out1616333- 
M Muralitharanc and b Doull26141841 
Extras(9 lb, 3 nb)12
Total(all out, 366 minutes, 86.3 overs)328
Fall of wickets:
1-49 (Mahanama), 2-82 (Jayasuriya), 3-85 (de Silva), 4-99 (Atapattu), 5-115 (Ranatunga), 6-133 (Tillakaratne), 7-270 (Kaluwitharana), 8-271 (Wickramasinghe), 9-285 (Vaas), 10-328 (Muralitharan)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Doull20.35823--
Davis22   2791-2
Horne4   2180--
Astle15   3512-1
Patel10   3361--
Vettori15   3532--

Notes
--> The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
--> Day 1 Lunch: New Zealand (1) 92/1 (Young 41*, Horne 17*)
--> Day 1 Tea: New Zealand (1) 203/2 (Young 94*, Fleming 3*)
--> Day 2 Lunch: New Zealand (1) 433/5 (Young 187*, Cairns 50*)
--> Day 2 Tea: New Zealand (1) 586/7d
--> Day 3 Lunch: Sri Lanka (1) 150/7 (Tillakaratne 30*, Wickramasinghe 2*)
--> Day 3 Tea: Sri Lanka (1) 222 all out
--> Day 4 Lunch: Sri Lanka (2) 102/4 (Ranatunga 4*, Tillakaratne 1*)
--> Day 4 Tea: Sri Lanka (2) 221/6 (Kaluwitharana 71*, Vaas 28*)
--> BA Young (1) 50 in 105 balls with 6 fours
--> BA Young (1) 100 in 203 balls, 273 minutes with 16 fours
--> BA Young (1) passed his previous highest score of 120 in Test matches
--> BA Young (1) passed his previous highest score of 138 in first-class matches
--> BA Young (1) 150 in 253 balls with 23 fours
--> BA Young (1) 200 in 355 balls, 519 minutes with 29 fours
--> BA Young (1) 250 in 406 balls, 595 minutes with 36 fours
--> BA Young (1) passed 1500 runs in Test matches when he reached 133
--> BA Young (1) passed 6500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 193
--> MJ Horne (1) passed his previous highest score of 42 in Test matches
--> MJ Horne (1) 50 in 80 balls with 9 fours and 1 six
--> SP Fleming (1) 50 in 54 balls with 8 fours
--> CL Cairns (1) 50 in 96 balls, 119 minutes with 6 fours and 1 six
--> HP Tillakaratne (1) 50 in 142 balls, 208 minutes with 8 fours
--> GP Wickramasinghe (1) passed his previous highest score of 28 in Test matches
--> DNT Zoysa made his debut in Test matches
--> RS Kaluwitharana (2) 50 in 46 balls, 68 minutes with 8 fours and 1 six
--> RS Kaluwitharana (2) 100 in 98 balls, 130 minutes with 15 fours and 2 sixes
--> RS Kaluwitharana (2) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 9
--> WPUJC Vaas (2) 50 in 94 balls, 128 minutes with 6 fours and 1 six
--> WPUJC Vaas (2) passed his previous highest score of 51 in Test matches
--> M Muralitharan (2) passed his previous highest score of 20 in Test matches
--> DNT Zoysa made his debut for Sri Lanka in first-class matches
--> MS Atapattu made his debut in New Zealand in first-class matches
--> MS Atapattu made his debut in New Zealand in Test matches
--> RS Kaluwitharana made his debut in New Zealand in Test matches
--> DNT Zoysa made his debut in New Zealand in first-class matches
--> HT Davis achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed GP Wickramasinghe in the Sri Lanka first innings (previous best was 1-50)

Play ended 3.2 overs early due to rain but came back 23 mins after the scheduled close of play to complete them.
DN Patel dropped by ST Jayasuriya at gully off the bowling of DNT Zoysa with his score on 22 and New Zealand at 565/7.
Rain ended play for the day after 9.4 overs of the 39 minimum to be bowled.
RS Kaluwitharana dropped by SB Doull (caught and bowled) with his score on 2 and Sri Lanka at 120/5.

 

 

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