England v Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka in England 1991 (Only Test)
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 26th, 27th August 1991 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEngland won by 137 runs
UmpiresHD Bird, JH Hampshire
ScorersGGA Saulez (Sri Lanka), E Solomon (England)
Close of play day 1England (1) 229/6 (Stewart 76*, Russell 11*)
Close of play day 2Sri Lanka (1) 75/2 (Hathurusingha 19*, de Silva 42*)
Close of play day 3England (2) 100/1 (Gooch 60*, Stewart 7*)
Close of play day 4Sri Lanka (2) 79/2 (Gurusinha 16*, de Silva 7*)
Man of the MatchAJ Stewart, RJ Ratnayake

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GA Goochc and b Ramanayake3870884- 
H Morrislbw b Ratnayake42971627- 
AJ Stewartnot out11324030814- 
RA Smithc Tillakaratne b Ratnayake4881- 
MR Ramprakashc Mahanama b Hathurusingha055-- 
IT Bothamc Mahanama b Ramanayake2233434- 
CC Lewisc de Silva b Anurasiri11253611 
+RC Russellb Anurasiri1750682- 
PAJ DeFreitasb Ratnayake13333-- 
DV Lawrencec and b Ratnayake31925-- 
PCR Tufnelllbw b Ratnayake047-- 
Extras(9 b, 8 lb, 14 nb)31
Total(all out, 398 minutes, 95 overs)282
Fall of wickets:
1-70 (Gooch), 2-114 (Morris), 3-119 (Smith), 4-120 (Ramprakash), 5-160 (Botham), 6-183 (Lewis), 7-246 (Russell), 8-258 (DeFreitas), 9-276 (Lawrence), 10-282 (Tufnell, 95 ov)
Sri Lanka bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ratnayake27   4695-1
Ramanayake24   5752-3
Wijegunawardene10   1360-2
Hathurusingha17   6401-2
Anurasiri17   4452-6

Sri Lanka first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DSBP Kuruppub DeFreitas511131- 
UC Hathurusinghac Tufnell b DeFreitas662012847- 
AP Gurusinhalbw b DeFreitas48151- 
*PA de Silvac Lewis b DeFreitas4232377- 
RS Mahanamac Russell b Botham21112-- 
ST Jayasuriyac Smith b DeFreitas117132- 
+HP Tillakaratnec Morris b Lawrence2052753- 
RJ Ratnayakeb DeFreitas5255727- 
CPH Ramanayakelbw b DeFreitas035-- 
KIW Wijegunawardenenot out62739-- 
SD Anurasirib Lawrence1411-- 
Extras(15 lb)15
Total(all out, 297 minutes, 68.1 overs)224
Fall of wickets:
1-12 (Kuruppu), 2-22 (Gurusinha), 3-75 (de Silva), 4-86 (Mahanama), 5-105 (Jayasuriya), 6-139 (Tillakaratne), 7-213 (Ratnayake), 8-213 (Ramanayake), 9-220 (Hathurusingha), 10-224 (Anurasiri, 68.1 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
DeFreitas26   8707--
Lewis10   5290--
Botham10   3261--
Tufnell7   2230--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GA Goochb Anurasiri17425232919- 
H Morrisc Mahanama b Anurasiri23711051- 
AJ Stewartc de Silva b Anurasiri431001384- 
RA Smithnot out63901115- 
+RC Russellnot out1211261- 
MR Ramprakashdid not bat      
IT Bothamdid not bat      
CC Lewisdid not bat      
PAJ DeFreitasdid not bat      
DV Lawrencedid not bat      
PCR Tufnelldid not bat      
Extras(15 b, 23 lb, 10 nb, 1 w)49
Total(3 wickets, declared, 357 minutes, 85.1 overs)364
Fall of wickets:
1-78 (Morris), 2-217 (Stewart), 3-322 (Gooch)
Sri Lanka bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ratnayake26   491014
Ramanayake20   2860-2
Wijegunawardene2   0130--
Jayasuriya1   010--

Sri Lanka second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DSBP Kuruppulbw b Lewis21761043- 
UC Hathurusinghac Morris b Tufnell25771112- 
AP Gurusinhab Tufnell34741016- 
*PA de Silvac Russell b Lawrence18911151- 
RS Mahanamac Botham b Tufnell1549671- 
ST Jayasuriyac Russell b Lewis66701148- 
+HP Tillakaratneb Tufnell166063-- 
RJ Ratnayakec sub (IDK Salisbury) b Lawrence1734343- 
CPH Ramanayakenot out3457893- 
KIW Wijegunawardenec Botham b DeFreitas48131- 
SD Anurasirilbw b Tufnell1629412- 
Extras(1 b, 16 lb, 2 nb)19
Total(all out, 435 minutes, 103.3 overs)285
Fall of wickets:
1-50 (Kuruppu), 2-50 (Hathurusingha), 3-111 (Gurusinha), 4-119 (de Silva), 5-159 (Mahanama), 6-212 (Tillakaratne), 7-212 (Jayasuriya), 8-241 (Ratnayake), 9-253 (Wijegunawardene), 10-285 (Anurasiri, 103.3 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
DeFreitas22   8451--
Lawrence23   7832-2
Botham6   2150--
Lewis18   4312--

--> AJ Stewart (1) passed his previous highest score of 91 in Test matches
--> AJ Stewart (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 92
--> RC Russell (1) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 8
--> UC Hathurusingha (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 14
--> PA de Silva (1) passed 1500 runs in Test matches when he reached 21
--> KIW Wijegunawardene made his debut in Test matches
--> GA Gooch (2) passed 7000 runs in Test matches when he reached 146
--> ST Jayasuriya (2) passed his previous highest score of 35 in Test matches
--> CPH Ramanayake (2) passed his previous highest score of 14 in Test matches
--> PAJ DeFreitas achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed CPH Ramanayake in the Sri Lanka first innings (previous best was 5-53)
--> PAJ DeFreitas reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when he dismissed DSBP Kuruppu, his 1st wicket in the Sri Lanka first innings
--> CC Lewis reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed DSBP Kuruppu, his 1st wicket in the Sri Lanka second innings





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