Leicestershire v Sri Lankans
Sri Lanka in British Isles 1979
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 19th May 1979 (55-over match)
Balls per over6
TossSri Lankans won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 4 wickets
UmpiresR Julian, DR Tebbutt

Sri Lankans inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
B Warnapuralbw b Clift18     
SRD Wettimunyc Briers b Booth65     
*APB Tennekoonc and b Clift5     
RL Diaslbw b Clift52     
LRD Mendisnot out105     
SP Pasqualc Briers b Clift5     
+SA Jayasinghenot out3     
DS de Silvadid not bat      
ARM Opathadid not bat      
S Jeganathandid not bat      
FRMD Gunatillekedid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 2 nb)13
Total(5 wickets, innings closed, 55 overs)266
Fall of wickets:
1-59 (Warnapura), 2-67 (Tennekoon), 3-106 (Wettimuny), 4-223 (Dias), 5-249 (Pasqual)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Agnew11   1320---2.91
Parsons11   0620---5.64
Cook11   2320---2.91
Clift11   0574--16.505.18
Booth11   0701--66.006.36

Leicestershire inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
DI Gowerc Tennekoon b Pasqual22     
NE Briersc Warnapura b Pasqual20     
M Schepensc Jayasinghe b Pasqual3     
BF Davisonnot out111     
P Boothb de Silva0     
JC Balderstoneb Jeganathan17     
*+RW Tolchardb Opatha37     
PB Cliftnot out42     
NGB Cookdid not bat      
GJ Parsonsdid not bat      
JP Agnewdid not bat      
Extras(11 lb, 4 nb)15
Total(6 wickets, 52.2 overs)267
Fall of wickets:
1-44 (Gower), 2-45 (Briers), 3-48 (Schepens), 4-49 (Booth), 5-83 (Balderstone), 6-181 (Tolchard)
Sri Lankans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Opatha11   0631--66.005.73
Gunatilleke9   1560---6.22
de Silva11   2221--66.002.00
Pasqual9   0343--18.003.78
Warnapura7   0460---6.57

--> RL Dias passed his previous highest score of 35 in ListA matches
--> LRD Mendis passed his previous highest score of 78 in ListA matches
--> LRD Mendis passed 500 runs in ListA matches when he reached 51
--> SP Pasqual made his debut in ListA matches
--> NGB Cook made his debut in ListA matches
--> JP Agnew made his debut in ListA matches





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