Sussex v Sri Lankans
Sri Lanka in British Isles 1979
VenueCricket Field Road, Horsham on 25th, 26th, 27th July 1979 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSri Lankans won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJG Langridge, D Shackleton
Close of play day 1Sri Lankans (1) 22/0 (Wettimuny 4*, Tennekoon 14*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 104/2 (Barclay 23*, Head 2*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KC Wesselsc GRA de Silva b DS de Silva28     
JRT Barclayb Opatha6     
GD Mendislbw b DS de Silva28     
Javed Miandadc Madugalle b GRA de Silva9     
PWG Parkerc Pasqual b GRA de Silva28     
*PJ Gravesb GRA de Silva41     
CP Phillipsonlbw b DS de Silva0     
ACS Pigottb DS de Silva15     
+TJ Headnot out6     
GG Arnoldlbw b DS de Silva0     
CE Wallerlbw b GRA de Silva5     
Extras(9 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)14
Total(all out, 73.1 overs)180
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-48, 3-71, 4-73, 5-145, 6-154, 7-158, 8-169, 9-169, 10-180 (73.1 ov)
Sri Lankans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Opatha11   4271--
Gunatilleke5   1150--
GRA de Silva30.113674--
DS de Silva27   9575--

Sri Lankans first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SRD Wettimunyc Barclay b Arnold12     
*APB Tennekoonb Arnold26     
RL Diasb Barclay51     
LRD Mendisc Parker b Barclay47     
SP Pasqualrun out0     
RS Madugallec Head b Barclay5     
+SA Jayasinghec Parker b Barclay13     
DS de Silvab Pigott33     
ARM Opathac Wessels b Barclay1     
FRMD Gunatillekenot out24     
GRA de Silvalbw b Barclay16     
Extras(10 b, 3 lb, 6 nb, 1 w)20
Total(all out, 77.4 overs)248
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-54, 3-137, 4-141, 5-158, 6-169, 7-172, 8-173, 9-221, 10-248 (77.4 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pigott12   2411--
Waller33   9800--
Arnold9   1462--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KC Wesselsst Jayasinghe b GRA de Silva66     
JRT Barclaynot out102     
GD Mendisst Jayasinghe b DS de Silva0     
+TJ Headb DS de Silva5     
Javed Miandadc Wettimuny b DS de Silva0     
PWG Parkerlbw b GRA de Silva33     
*PJ Graveslbw b DS de Silva23     
CP Phillipsonc and b DS de Silva14     
ACS Pigottrun out10     
GG Arnoldnot out12     
CE Wallerdid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 5 lb, 2 nb, 4 w)18
Total(8 wickets, declared, 99 overs)283
Fall of wickets:
1-91, 2-96, 3-113, 4-113, 5-163, 6-226, 7-250, 8-268
Sri Lankans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Opatha5   0240--
Gunatilleke2   150--
GRA de Silva43   18822--
DS de Silva43   91315--
Pasqual1   0110--
Madugalle5   0120--

Sri Lankans second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SRD Wettimunyc Barclay b Waller40     
*APB Tennekoonb Waller50     
RL Diasnot out12     
LRD Mendisnot out0     
SP Pasqualdid not bat      
RS Madugalledid not bat      
+SA Jayasinghedid not bat      
DS de Silvadid not bat      
ARM Opathadid not bat      
FRMD Gunatillekedid not bat      
GRA de Silvadid not bat      
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(2 wickets, 35 overs)106
Fall of wickets:
1-85, 2-106
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pigott3   080--
Waller13   3352--
Arnold4   240--
Barclay4   400--
Javed Miandad7   1300--
Parker4   0250--

--> APB Tennekoon made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> SP Pasqual made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> SA Jayasinghe made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> FRMD Gunatilleke made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> JRT Barclay (2) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 26
--> JRT Barclay achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Sri Lankans first innings (previous best was 6-94)
--> DS de Silva reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Sussex second innings





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