Sri Lanka v England
England in India and Sri Lanka 1992/93 (Only Test)
VenueSinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo on 13th, 14th, 15th, 17th, 18th March 1993 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSri Lanka won by 5 wickets
UmpiresKT Francis, TM Samarasinghe
RefereeCW Smith
Close of play day 1England (1) 245/3 (Smith 91*, Stewart 26*)
Close of play day 2Sri Lanka (1) 140/1 (Hathurusingha 53*, Gurusinha 12*)
Close of play day 3Sri Lanka (1) 408/8 (Tillakaratne 51*, Muralitharan 7*)
Close of play day 4England (2) 226/9 (Emburey 57*, Malcolm 8*)
Man of the MatchHP Tillakaratne

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Smithb Muralitharan12833844820- 
MA Athertonlbw b Ramanayake1347681- 
MW Gattingc Jayasuriya b Muralitharan2958704- 
GA Hickc Tillakaratne b Muralitharan6811214072 
*+AJ Stewartc Tillakaratne b Warnaweera6312118910- 
NH Fairbrotherb Warnaweera1839632- 
CC Lewisrun out2236604- 
JE Embureynot out13246-- 
PW Jarvislbw b Warnaweera013-- 
PCR Tufnelllbw b Muralitharan155-- 
DE Malcolmc Gurusinha b Warnaweera13811-2 
Extras(5 b, 3 lb, 15 nb, 1 w)24
Total(all out, 130.1 overs)380
Fall of wickets:
1-40 (Atherton), 2-82 (Gatting), 3-194 (Hick), 4-316 (Smith), 5-323 (Stewart), 6-358 (Fairbrother), 7-366 (Lewis), 8-366 (Jarvis), 9-367 (Tufnell), 10-380 (Malcolm, 130.1 ov)
Sri Lanka bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ramanayake17   2661--
Gurusinha5   1120--
Hathurusingha8   2220--
Muralitharan45   121184--
Jayasuriya12   1530--
Ranatunga3   0110--

Sri Lanka first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RS Mahanamac Smith b Emburey648310211- 
UC Hathurusinghac Stewart b Lewis591461958- 
AP Gurusinhast Stewart b Tufnell431241595- 
PA de Silvac Stewart b Jarvis8014820562 
*A Ranatungac Stewart b Lewis6411916761 
HP Tillakaratnenot out932082819- 
ST Jayasuriyac Atherton b Lewis48151- 
+AM de Silvac Gatting b Emburey928461- 
CPH Ramanayakec Lewis b Jarvis11313-- 
M Muralitharanb Lewis19721531- 
KPJ Warnaweerab Jarvis11014-- 
Extras(2 b, 13 lb, 15 nb, 2 w)32
Total(all out, 156.5 overs)469
Fall of wickets:
1-99 (Mahanama), 2-153 (Hathurusingha), 3-203 (Gurusinha), 4-330 (PA de Silva), 5-339 (Ranatunga), 6-349 (Jayasuriya), 7-371 (AM de Silva), 8-376 (Ramanayake), 9-459 (Muralitharan), 10-469 (Warnaweera, 156.5 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Malcolm25   7600--
Lewis31   5664--
Tufnell33   51081--
Emburey34   61172--
Hick8   0270--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Smithb Jayasuriya3571964- 
MA Athertonc Tillakaratne b Gurusinha21118-- 
MW Gattingc Tillakaratne b Warnaweera1817264- 
GA Hickc Ramanayake b Warnaweera26285621 
*+AJ Stewartc Mahanama b Warnaweera31416-- 
NH Fairbrotherrun out31639-- 
CC Lewisc Jayasuriya b Muralitharan4551627- 
JE Embureyb Gurusinha591511486- 
PW Jarvisst AM de Silva b Jayasuriya31326-- 
PCR Tufnellc AM de Silva b Warnaweera11522-- 
DE Malcolmnot out830641- 
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 18 nb, 1 w)25
Total(all out, 66 overs)228
Fall of wickets:
1-16 (Atherton), 2-38 (Gatting), 3-83 (Smith), 4-91 (Hick), 5-96 (Stewart), 6-130 (Fairbrother), 7-153 (Lewis), 8-173 (Jarvis), 9-188 (Tufnell), 10-228 (Emburey, 66 ov)
Sri Lanka bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ramanayake3   0160--
Gurusinha6   372--
Warnaweera25   4984--
Muralitharan16   3551--
Jayasuriya16   3462--

Sri Lanka second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RS Mahanamac Stewart b Lewis61113-- 
UC Hathurusinghac Stewart b Tufnell14691201- 
AP Gurusinhab Emburey2946743- 
PA de Silvac Jarvis b Emburey717231- 
*A Ranatungac Gatting b Tufnell3556873- 
HP Tillakaratnenot out3662816- 
ST Jayasuriyanot out611-1 
+AM de Silvadid not bat      
CPH Ramanayakedid not bat      
M Muralitharandid not bat      
KPJ Warnaweeradid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 6 nb)9
Total(5 wickets, 42.4 overs)142
Fall of wickets:
1-8 (Mahanama), 2-48 (Gurusinha), 3-61 (PA de Silva), 4-61 (Hathurusingha), 5-136 (Ranatunga)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lewis8   1211--
Jarvis8   2140--
Malcolm3   1110--
Emburey14   2482--
Hick2   0110--

--> GA Hick (1) passed 19500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10
--> HP Tillakaratne (1) equalled his previous highest score of 93 in Test matches
--> HP Tillakaratne (1) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 18
--> AM de Silva made his debut in Test matches
--> M Muralitharan achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches in the England first innings (previous best was 4-134)
--> CC Lewis reached 50 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed RS Mahanama, his 1st wicket in the Sri Lanka second innings





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