Derbyshire v Sri Lankans
Sri Lanka in British Isles 1979
VenueCounty Ground, Derby on 27th, 28th, 29th June 1979 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSri Lankans won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJG Langridge, AGT Whitehead
Close of play day 1Sri Lankans (1) 19/1 (Warnapura 8*, Opatha 1*)
Close of play day 2Derbyshire (2) 3/0 (Wright 3*, Miller 0*)

Derbyshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Hillc Tennekoon b GRA de Silva63      
JG Wrightb DLS de Silva5      
*DS Steeleb DS de Silva30      
PN Kirstenc Jayasinghe b GRA de Silva48      
G Millerc Madugalle b DS de Silva3      
AJ Borringtonlbw b DS de Silva14      
KJ Barnettnot out61      
J Waltersc Wettimuny b GRA de Silva4      
+RW Taylornot out25      
CJ Tunnicliffedid not bat      
M Hendrickdid not bat      
Extras(5 lb, 6 nb)11
Total(7 wickets, declared, 98 overs)264
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-90, 3-116, 4-123, 5-167, 6-179, 7-198
Sri Lankans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Opatha18   5450--
DLS de Silva13   5431--
DS de Silva35   9853--
GRA de Silva32   7803--

Sri Lankans first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Warnapurac Kirsten b Hendrick12      
SRD Wettimunyc Taylor b Hendrick9      
ARM Opathac Borrington b Miller11      
*APB Tennekoonrun out9      
+SA Jayasinghec Taylor b Steele64      
RL Diasc and b Walters33      
LRD Mendisc Taylor b Walters22      
RS Madugallec Wright b Miller86      
DS de Silvac Steele b Hendrick34      
DLS de Silvac Taylor b Walters7      
GRA de Silvanot out2      
Extras(3 b, 4 lb, 4 nb)11
Total(all out, 107.1 overs)300
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-34, 3-38, 4-55, 5-137, 6-162, 7-166, 8-243, 9-287, 10-300 (107.1 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hendrick20   5483--
Tunnicliffe17   6470--
Steele21   6441--
Barnett4   0190--
Kirsten6   2160--
Walters17   5593--
Hill2   0150--

Derbyshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Wrightc and b Opatha13      
G Millerc Jayasinghe b Opatha9      
*DS Steelec Mendis b Opatha8      
PN Kirstenb DS de Silva19      
AJ Borringtonlbw b GRA de Silva28      
KJ Barnettc Jayasinghe b GRA de Silva11      
A Hillnot out75      
J Waltersb DS de Silva1      
+RW Taylorst Jayasinghe b DS de Silva23      
CJ Tunnicliffec Wettimuny b Warnapura21      
M Hendrickc Opatha b Wettimuny36      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)6
Total(all out, 88.3 overs)250
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-26, 3-31, 4-78, 5-78, 6-97, 7-102, 8-143, 9-181, 10-250 (88.3 ov)
Sri Lankans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Opatha18   2443--
DLS de Silva1   020--
DS de Silva26   5873--
GRA de Silva27   6642--
Warnapura12   5241--
Madugalle3   0130--

--> SA Jayasinghe (1) passed his previous highest score of 55 in first-class matches
--> RS Madugalle (1) passed his previous highest score of 21 in first-class matches
--> GRA de Silva reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Derbyshire second innings





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