Australia v Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka in Australia 1987/88 (Only Test)
VenueWestern Australia Cricket Association Ground, Perth on 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th February 1988 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralia won by an innings and 108 runs
UmpiresRC Bailhache, PJ McConnell
ScorersCA Bull, AJ Nicholls
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 333/3 (Jones 100*, Veletta 10*)
Close of play day 2Sri Lanka (1) 85/3 (Mahanama 37*, Ranatunga 11*)
Close of play day 3Sri Lanka (2) 78/4 (Ranatunga 24*, Madugalle 5*)
Man of the MatchDM Jones

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GR Marshb Labrooy531161485- 
DC Boonb Ratnayeke641131706- 
DM Joneslbw b Labrooy10217425113- 
*AR Borderb Ratnayeke881471517- 
MRJ Velettac de Alwis b Ratnayeke2157723- 
SR Waughc Labrooy b Amalean2054712- 
+GC Dyerc Ramanayake b Amalean38841343- 
PL Taylorc Amalean b Ratnayeke1838442- 
AIC Dodemaidenot out1639491- 
CJ McDermottc de Alwis b Amalean4517-- 
MG Hughesb Amalean8792- 
Extras(12 lb, 6 nb, 5 w)23
Total(all out, 567 minutes, 137.2 overs)455
Fall of wickets:
1-120 (Marsh), 2-133 (Boon), 3-289 (Border), 4-346 (Veletta), 5-346 (Jones), 6-380 (Waugh), 7-418 (Taylor), 8-434 (Dyer), 9-443 (McDermott), 10-455 (Hughes, 137.2 ov)
Sri Lanka bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ratnayeke40   6984-1
Labrooy36   5108214
Ramanayake17   25803-
Kaluperuma13   0620-1
Ranatunga8   2180--
de Silva1   020--

Sri Lanka first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RS Mahanamac Dyer b Dodemaide411341853- 
DSBP Kuruppuc Marsh b McDermott1955882- 
SMS Kaluperumalbw b McDermott012-- 
PA de Silvalbw b Waugh621291- 
A Ranatungac and b Waugh551692255- 
*RS Madugallec Border b Dodemaide69111- 
JR Ratnayekec Marsh b McDermott2439615- 
+RG de Alwisc Dyer b Waugh054-- 
CPH Ramanayakec Dyer b Waugh95569-- 
GF Labrooyc Dyer b Dodemaide414231- 
KN Amaleannot out711111- 
Extras(1 b, 6 lb, 14 nb, 2 w)23
Total(all out, 383 minutes, 82.3 overs)194
Fall of wickets:
1-51 (Kuruppu), 2-51 (Kaluperuma), 3-60 (de Silva), 4-93 (Mahanama), 5-107 (Madugalle), 6-147 (Ratnayeke), 7-148 (de Alwis), 8-181 (Ramanayake), 9-182 (Ranatunga), 10-194 (Labrooy, 82.3 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McDermott20   3503-12
Hughes18   2610-2
Waugh20   73341-
Taylor2   130--

Sri Lanka second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
RS Mahanamarun out (Boon)2843535- 
DSBP Kuruppuc Dyer b Dodemaide35074-- 
SMS Kaluperumac and b Hughes623271- 
PA de Silvalbw b Dodemaide737491- 
A Ranatungalbw b Dodemaide4565926- 
*RS Madugallec Waugh b Hughes73133-- 
JR Ratnayekec Dyer b Dodemaide3841635- 
+RG de Alwisc Waugh b Hughes813191- 
CPH Ramanayakec Veletta b Hughes042-- 
GF Labrooyb Hughes49191- 
KN Amaleannot out001-- 
Extras(6 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 225 minutes, 52.1 overs)153
Fall of wickets:
1-36 (Mahanama), 2-42 (Kuruppu), 3-42 (Kaluperuma), 4-66 (de Silva), 5-83 (Madugalle), 6-111 (Ranatunga), 7-130 (de Alwis), 8-131 (Ramanayake), 9-153 (Labrooy), 10-153 (Ratnayeke, 52.1 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McDermott4   280--
Hughes21   7675-1
Waugh8   4140--

--> The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
--> GR Marsh (1) 50 in 106 balls, 133 minutes
--> DC Boon (1) 50 in 91 balls, 132 minutes
--> DM Jones (1) 50 in 87 balls, 120 minutes
--> DM Jones (1) 100 in 148 balls, 218 minutes
--> AR Border (1) 50 in 86 balls, 93 minutes
--> RS Mahanama (1) equalled his previous highest score of 41 in Test matches
--> A Ranatunga (1) 50 in 150 balls, 198 minutes
--> CPH Ramanayake made his debut in Test matches
--> RS Madugalle (2) passed 1000 runs in Test matches when he reached 1
--> KN Amalean achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches when he dismissed MG Hughes in the Australia first innings (previous best was 3-51)
--> KN Amalean achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed MG Hughes in the Australia first innings (previous best was 3-59)
--> JR Ratnayeke reached 50 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed DC Boon, his 1st wicket in the Australia first innings
--> MG Hughes achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed CPH Ramanayake in the Sri Lanka second innings (previous best was 3-40)

12th men: P.R.Sleep (Australia) & H.P.Tillakaratne (Sri Lanka).
Attendance: 3911, 3416, 3030, 250 - total 10607.





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