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445 & 181
Series badge Won toss. Elected to bowlSRI
591 & 37-0
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Overs: 129.2 RR: 1.40 vs spin: 1.20
vs seam: 2.53
Overs: 5.0 RR: 7.40 vs spin: 3.57
vs seam: 6.60
Thu 27/08/98 England v Sri Lanka, Only Test, The Kia Oval, Kennington
SRI LANKA WIN Sri Lanka won by 10 wickets
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England - 1st Inns 445 (158.3; RR: 2.81)

BATTER   R B 4 6 SR
MA Butcher c Jayasuriya b Wickramasinghe 10 26 1 0 38.46
SP James c & b Muralitharan 36 111 3 0 32.43
GA Hick c Kaluwitharana b Wickramasinghe 107 238 14 0 44.96
AJ Stewart c Tillakaratne b Perera 2 9 0 0 22.22
MR Ramprakash c Jayawardene b Muralitharan 53 149 4 0 35.57
JP Crawley not out 156 249 19 1 62.65
BC Hollioake c Atapattu b Muralitharan 14 53 1 0 26.42
DG Cork b Muralitharan 6 48 0 0 12.50
IDK Salisbury b Muralitharan 2 17 0 0 11.76
D Gough c Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan 4 8 1 0 50.00
ARC Fraser b Muralitharan 32 52 3 2 61.54
Extras (1b, 11lb, 2w, 9nb) 23  
TOTAL 445 all out (158.3 overs; RR: 2.81)

Fall of wickets

16-1 (MA Butcher 6.6 ov), 78-2 (SP James 33.2 ov), 81-3 (AJ Stewart 34.6 ov), 209-4 (MR Ramprakash 81.3 ov), 230-5 (GA Hick 94.2 ov), 277-6 (BC Hollioake 115.3 ov), 333-7 (DG Cork 134.1 ov), 343-8 (IDK Salisbury 138.4 ov), 356-9 (D Gough 142.3 ov), 445-10 (ARC Fraser 158.3 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
GP Wickramasinghe 30.0 4 81 2 2.70 2 1
ASA Perera 40.0 10 104 1 2.60 0 0
HDPK Dharmasena 18.0 3 55 0 3.06 0 0
M Muralitharan 59.3 14 155 7 2.63 0 8
ST Jayasuriya 11.0 0 38 0 3.45 0 0

Sri Lanka - 1st Inns 591 (156.5; RR: 3.77)

BATTER   R B 4 6 SR
ST Jayasuriya c Stewart b Hollioake 213 278 33 1 76.62
MS Atapattu lbw b Cork 15 26 1 0 57.69
DPMD Jayawardene c Hollioake b Fraser 9 40 0 0 22.50
PA de Silva c Stewart b Hollioake 152 292 17 0 52.05
A Ranatunga lbw b Gough 51 99 7 1 51.52
HP Tillakaratne lbw b Gough 0 1 0 0 0.00
RS Kaluwitharana c Crawley b Cork 25 50 2 0 50.00
HDPK Dharmasena lbw b Fraser 13 39 2 0 33.33
ASA Perera not out 43 77 6 1 55.84
GP Wickramasinghe b Fraser 0 7 0 0 0.00
M Muralitharan c Stewart b Salisbury 30 36 5 0 83.33
Extras (15b, 20lb, 1w, 4nb) 40  
TOTAL 591 all out (156.5 overs; RR: 3.77)

Fall of wickets

53-1 (MS Atapattu 12.1 ov), 85-2 (DPMD Jayawardene 25.2 ov), 328-3 (ST Jayasuriya 79.3 ov), 450-4 (A Ranatunga 112.1 ov), 450-5 (HP Tillakaratne 112.2 ov), 488-6 (RS Kaluwitharana 125.5 ov), 504-7 (PA de Silva 132.4 ov), 526-8 (HDPK Dharmasena 141.1 ov), 532-9 (GP Wickramasinghe 143.5 ov), 591-10 (M Muralitharan 156.5 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
D Gough 30.0 5 102 2 3.40 0 0
ARC Fraser 23.0 3 95 3 4.13 0 0
BC Hollioake 26.0 2 105 2 4.04 1 1
DG Cork 36.0 5 128 2 3.56 0 3
IDK Salisbury 25.5 7 86 1 3.44 0 0
MR Ramprakash 5.0 0 24 0 4.80 0 0
MA Butcher 11.0 2 16 0 1.45 0 0

England - 2nd Inns 181 (129.2; RR: 1.40)

BATTER   R B 4 6 SR
MA Butcher st Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan 15 45 3 0 33.33
SP James c Jayawardene b Muralitharan 25 150 1 0 16.67
GA Hick lbw b Muralitharan 0 2 0 0 0.00
AJ Stewart run out 32 145 1 0 22.07
MR Ramprakash c Tillakaratne b Muralitharan 42 220 3 0 19.09
JP Crawley b Muralitharan 14 59 2 0 23.73
BC Hollioake lbw b Muralitharan 0 1 0 0 0.00
DG Cork c Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan 8 23 2 0 34.78
IDK Salisbury lbw b Muralitharan 0 4 0 0 0.00
D Gough b Muralitharan 15 133 2 0 11.28
ARC Fraser not out 0 6 0 0 0.00
Extras (7b, 8lb, 1w, 14nb) 30  
TOTAL 181 all out (129.2 overs; RR: 1.40)

Fall of wickets

25-1 (MA Butcher 14.6 ov), 25-2 (GA Hick 16.2 ov), 78-3 (SP James 52.1 ov), 93-4 (AJ Stewart 58.6 ov), 116-5 (JP Crawley 77.1 ov), 116-6 (BC Hollioake 77.2 ov), 127-7 (DG Cork 85.1 ov), 127-8 (IDK Salisbury 85.5 ov), 180-9 (MR Ramprakash 127.1 ov), 181-10 (D Gough 129.2 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
GP Wickramasinghe 4.0 0 16 0 4.00 0 0
ASA Perera 11.0 2 22 0 2.00 1 0
M Muralitharan 54.2 27 65 9 1.20 0 12
HDPK Dharmasena 19.3 13 12 0 0.63 0 0
ST Jayasuriya 28.0 14 30 0 1.07 0 0
PA de Silva 10.3 3 16 0 1.60 0 0
DPMD Jayawardene 2.0 0 5 0 2.50 0 0

Sri Lanka - 2nd Inns 37-0 (5.0; RR: 7.40)

BATTER   R B 4 6 SR
ST Jayasuriya not out 24 17 2 2 141.18
MS Atapattu not out 9 13 1 0 69.23
DPMD Jayawardene  
PA de Silva  
A Ranatunga  
HP Tillakaratne  
RS Kaluwitharana  
M Muralitharan  
GP Wickramasinghe  
ASA Perera  
HDPK Dharmasena  
Extras (0b, 4lb, 0w, 0nb) 4  
TOTAL 37-0 (5.0 overs; RR: 7.40)

Fall of wickets

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
ARC Fraser 2.0 0 19 0 9.50 0 0
DG Cork 2.0 0 3 0 1.50 0 0
BC Hollioake 1.0 0 11 0 11.00 0 0

Match Info

Match

England v Sri Lanka at The Oval, Only Test

Date

Thursday August 27, 1998

Toss

Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field

Time

10:00am BST

Venue

The Kia Oval, Kennington

Umpires

EA Nicholls, DR Shepherd

England Team

Playing XI

ARC Fraser, AJ Stewart, GA Hick, MR Ramprakash, IDK Salisbury, D Gough, JP Crawley, DG Cork, SP James, MA Butcher, BC Hollioake

Sri Lanka Team

Playing XI

A Ranatunga, PA de Silva, HP Tillakaratne, MS Atapattu, ST Jayasuriya, GP Wickramasinghe, RS Kaluwitharana, M Muralitharan, HDPK Dharmasena, DPMD Jayawardene, ASA Perera