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Sri Lanka in Australia, 1987/88
Tasmania v Sri Lankans
Bellerive Oval, Hobart
23,24,25 January 1988 (3-day match)

Result: Match Drawn

Toss: Sri Lankans
Umpires: MG Gandy and DR Gregg
First-class Debuts: NCP Courtney, CM Young (Tasmania).

Close of Play:

  • Day 1: Tasmania 85/1 (Harris 39*, Courtney 4*)
  • Day 2: Tasmania 339/6d, Sri Lankans 32/2 (Gurusinha 9*, Kaluperuma 0*)
    Tasmania 1st innings                                            R   M   B  4 6
    EJ Harris             lbw                b Labrooy             56 191 143  2 0
    GA Hughes                                b Ramanayake          39 143 103  5 0
    NCP Courtney          c Labrooy          b Jeganathan          38 132 111  5 0
    MD Taylor             lbw                b Ramanayake           5  14  11  1 0
    DJ Buckingham         c Kuruppu          b Ramanayake          71 185 141  6 0
    RD Woolley            c de Silva         b Jeganathan          21  27  36  2 0
    *PI Faulkner          not out                                  69 135 127  4 1
    +RE Soule             not out                                  15  47  16  2 0
    Extras                (lb 16, w 2, nb 7)                       25
    Total                 (6 wickets decl, 113 overs, 440 mins)   339
    
    DNB: TJ Cooley, CM Young, DK Lillee.
    
    FoW: 1-80 (Hughes), 2-126 (Harris), 3-131 (Taylor),
         4-173 (Courtney), 5-203 (Woolley), 6-277 (Buckingham).
    
    Bowling                      O      M      R      W
    Labrooy                     31     12     57      1
    Ramanayake                  31      6     99      3
    Samarasekera                 5.5    1     11      0
    Jeganathan                  25.1    2     83      2
    Ranatunga                    4      0     18      0
    Kaluperuma                  13      3     46      0
    de Silva                     3      0      9      0
    
    Sri Lankans 1st innings                                         R   M   B  4 6
    RS Mahanama           c Harris           b Cooley               5  14  10  1 0
    +DSBP Kuruppu         c Lillee           b Cooley              11  38  28  1 0
    AP Gurusinha                             b Hughes             118 323 232  8 0
    SMS Kaluperuma        lbw                b Young               26  80  63  3 0
    PA de Silva           lbw                b Young                0   7   4  0 0
    A Ranatunga           c Hughes           b Lillee              14  29  20  2 0
    *RS Madugalle         lbw                b Faulkner            56 162 120  3 0
    MAR Samarasekera      c Cooley           b Hughes               4  10  16  0 0
    GF Labrooy            c Harris           b Cooley              25  44  26  3 0
    CPH Ramanayake        c Faulkner         b Cooley              15  50  37  1 0
    S Jeganathan          not out                                   2  13  15  0 0
    Extras                (lb 7, w 6, nb 14)                       27
    Total                 (all out, 92.1 overs, 389 mins)         303
    
    FoW: 1-10 (Mahanama), 2-32 (Kuruppu), 3-79 (Kaluperuma),
         4-85 (de Silva), 5-112 (Ranatunga), 6-243 (Madugalle),
         7-252 (Samarasekera), 8-257 (Gurusinha), 9-297 (Labrooy),
         10-303 (Ramanayake).
    
    Bowling                      O      M      R      W
    Lillee                      24      9     58      1
    Cooley                      22.1    1     95      4
    Faulkner                    19      3     55      1
    Young                       12      4     42      2
    Harris                       5      0     26      0
    Hughes                      10      5     20      2
    

    • 12th men: BF Davison (Tas) and HP Tillekeratne (SL)
    • First first class match at Bellerive Oval.
    • CM Young took wickets with his 3rd and 7th ball in first class cricket, and had a slips catch dropped off his 5th ball, de Silva, by Harris at 3rd slip.
    • Gurusinha 100 off 205 ball in 294 mins with 6 fours.
    • Madugalle 50 off 112 balls in 148 mins with 3 fours.
    • Harris 50 off 128 balls in 171 mins with 2 fours and 1 five.
    • Buckingham 50 off 102 balls in 132 minutes with 3 fours.
    • Faulkner 50 off 114 balls in 124 minutes with 3 fours.




  • Tour Index

    Team Pages: Sri Lankans.

    Ground Page: Bellerive Oval, Hobart

    Tasmania Player Pages: EJ Harris, GA Hughes, NCP Courtney, MD Taylor, DJ Buckingham, RD Woolley, PI Faulkner, RE Soule, TJ Cooley, CM Young, DK Lillee.

    Sri Lankans Player Pages: RS Mahanama, DSBP Kuruppu, AP Gurusinha, SMS Kaluperuma, PA de Silva, A Ranatunga, RS Madugalle, MAR Samarasekera, GF Labrooy, CPH Ramanayake, S Jeganathan.

    Thanks :: Ric Finlay
     Contributed by Tobian Clayton (tobian@cricinfo.com)  
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