1997-1998 Sri Lanka v New Zealand - 3rd Test - Colombo Standard Scorecard   
Match Date: 10th June, 1998  
Venue: Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
Toss: Sri Lanka  
Result: Sri Lanka won by 164 runs
Player of Match: R S Kaluwitharana

Sri Lanka 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
S T Jayasuriya c Young b Cairns 13  27  2  0 48.15  6.31%
M S Atapattu c Vettori b Wiseman 48  138  6  0 34.78  23.30%
D P M D Jayawardene c †Parore b Cairns 16  26  2  0 61.54  7.77%
P A de Silva c Spearman b Cairns 4  6  1  0 66.67  1.94%
A Ranatunga* run out 4  25  0  0 16.00  1.94%
H P Tillakaratne c Young b McMillan 43  135  3  0 31.85  20.87%
R S Kaluwitharana b McMillan 28  78  4  0 35.90  13.59%
H D P K Dharmasena c †Parore b Cairns 11  42  2  0 26.19  5.34%
G P Wickramasinghe not out 24  44  2  0 54.55  11.65%
M R C Bandarathilake lbw b Vettori 5  9  0  0 55.56  2.43%
M Muralitharan c Astle b Cairns 1  5  0  0 20.00  0.49%
Extras (b 1, lb 8) 9  
Total All Out   (88.4 overs @ 2.32 rpo) 206  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-24  Jayasuriya   2-52  Jayawardene   3-56  de Silva   4-70  Ranatunga   
5-102  Atapattu   6-156  Kaluwitharana   7-163  Tillakaratne   8-196  Dharmasena   
9-201  Bandarathilake   10-206  Muralitharan   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
C L Cairns 17.4 1 62 5 3.51  50.00%
D L Vettori 25.0 7 52 1 2.08  10.00%
M W Priest 24.0 11 35 0 1.46
P J Wiseman 10.0 4 21 1 2.10  10.00%
C D McMillan 12.0 5 27 2 2.25  20.00%
 
New Zealand 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
B A Young c Atapattu b Bandarathilake 2  20  0  0 10.00  1.04%
C M Spearman c de Silva b Wickramasinghe 4  10  0  0 40.00  2.07%
S P Fleming* b Wickramasinghe 78  233  8  0 33.48  40.41%
N J Astle c Atapattu b Dharmasena 16  34  4  0 47.06  8.29%
M J Horne c Tillakaratne b de Silva 35  68  3  0 51.47  18.13%
C D McMillan st †Kaluwitharana b de Silva 2  3  0  0 66.67  1.04%
A C Parore lbw b de Silva 19  48  2  0 39.58  9.84%
C L Cairns run out 6  13  0  0 46.15  3.11%
M W Priest c sub b Muralitharan 12  74  2  0 16.22  6.22%
D L Vettori c Jayasuriya b Muralitharan 0  5  0  0 0.00
P J Wiseman not out 1  19  0  0 5.26  0.52%
Extras (b 11, lb 2, nb 5) 18  
Total All Out   (86.3 overs @ 2.23 rpo) 193  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-5  Spearman   2-7  Young   3-30  Astle   4-94  Horne   
5-98  McMillan   6-128  Parore   7-143  Cairns   8-181  Priest   
9-183  Vettori   10-193  Fleming   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
G P Wickramasinghe 6.3 3 7 2 1.08  20.00%
M R C Bandarathilake 20.0 6 48 1 2.40  10.00%
H D P K Dharmasena 18.0 4 35 1 1.94  10.00%
P A de Silva 18.5 7 30 3 1.59  30.00%
M Muralitharan 23.1 3 60 2 2.59  20.00%
 
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
S T Jayasuriya c †Parore b Cairns 8  8  2  0 100.00  2.84%
M S Atapattu lbw b Vettori 5  10  1  0 50.00  1.77%
D P M D Jayawardene c Horne b Vettori 11  40  1  0 27.50  3.90%
P A de Silva c Astle b Vettori 3  15  0  0 20.00  1.06%
A Ranatunga* c Cairns b Priest 64  96  9  0 66.67  22.70%
H P Tillakaratne b Vettori 40  72  7  0 55.56  14.18%
R S Kaluwitharana lbw b Priest 88  146  8  0 60.27  31.21%
H D P K Dharmasena b McMillan 11  54  0  0 20.37  3.90%
G P Wickramasinghe c Fleming b Vettori 0  15  0  0 0.00
M R C Bandarathilake c Fleming b Vettori 7  15  1  0 46.67  2.48%
M Muralitharan not out 26  42  4  0 61.90  9.22%
Extras (b 8, lb 10, nb 1) 19  
Total All Out   (84.5 overs @ 3.32 rpo) 282  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-12  Jayasuriya   2-16  Atapattu   3-24  de Silva   4-36  Jayawardene   
5-138  Ranatunga   6-140  Tillakaratne   7-188  Dharmasena   8-193  Wickramasinghe   
9-211  Bandarathilake   10-282  Kaluwitharana   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
C L Cairns 17.0 0 75 1 4.41  10.00%
D L Vettori 33.0 10 64 6 1.94  60.00%
N J Astle 3.0 0 8 0 2.67
P J Wiseman 6.0 2 29 0 4.83
C D McMillan 14.0 2 46 1 3.29  10.00%
M W Priest 11.5 0 42 2 3.55  20.00%
 
New Zealand 2nd Innings (target 296) R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
B A Young st †Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan 24  56  3  0 42.86  18.32%
C M Spearman c & b Muralitharan 22  78  3  0 28.21  16.79%
S P Fleming* lbw b Dharmasena 3  19  0  0 15.79  2.29%
N J Astle c & b Muralitharan 16  66  3  0 24.24  12.21%
M J Horne c †Kaluwitharana b Bandarathilake 12  27  1  0 44.44  9.16%
C D McMillan c Jayawardene b Muralitharan 1  11  0  0 9.09  0.76%
A C Parore b Bandarathilake 2  15  0  0 13.33  1.53%
C L Cairns b Bandarathilake 26  40  2  2 65.00  19.85%
M W Priest b Bandarathilake 2  15  0  0 13.33  1.53%
D L Vettori b Muralitharan 3  5  0  0 60.00  2.29%
P J Wiseman not out 0  1  0  0 0.00
Extras (b 6, lb 10, nb 4) 20  
Total All Out   (54.3 overs @ 2.40 rpo) 131  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-44  Young   2-57  Spearman   3-63  Fleming   4-82  Horne   
5-84  McMillan   6-93  Parore   7-105  Astle   8-128  Cairns   
9-131  Priest   10-131  Vettori   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
G P Wickramasinghe 6.0 2 5 0 0.83
M R C Bandarathilake 17.0 3 52 4 3.06  40.00%
P A de Silva 3.0 0 14 0 4.67
H D P K Dharmasena 10.0 2 14 1 1.40  10.00%
M Muralitharan 18.3 8 30 5 1.62  50.00%
 
End of Day Status (Rest days excluded)
Day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 200/8 (GP Wickramasinghe 20*, MRCN Bandaratilleke 4*)
Day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 193
Day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 10/0 (BA Young 7*, CM Spearman 1*)
Day 4 - New Zealand 2nd Innings 131, 54.3 overs - end of match