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Test # 994
England v Sri Lanka, 1984, Only Test
Lord's, London
23,24,25,27,28 August 1984 (5-day match)

Result: Match drawn
One-off Test drawn

Toss: England
Umpires: HD Bird and DGL Evans
Test Debuts: PA de Silva (SL).
Man of the Match: S Wettimuny

Close of Play:

  • Day 1: Sri Lanka 226/3 (Wettimuny 116*, Ranatunga 54*)
  • Day 2: Sri Lanka 434/4 (Wettimuny 187*, Mendis 100*)
  • Day 3: Sri Lanka 491/7d, England 139/2 (Broad 69*, Gower 16*)
  • Day 4: England 370
    Sri Lanka 1st innings                                           R   M   B  4 6
    S Wettimuny           c Downton          b Allott             190 642 471 21 0
    +SAR Silva            lbw                b Botham               8  17  11  1 0
    RS Madugalle                             b Ellison              5  35  24  1 0
    RL Dias               c Lamb             b Pocock              32 152 104  3 0
    A Ranatunga                              b Agnew               84 248 183  8 0
    *LRD Mendis           c Fowler           b Pocock             111 197 143 11 3
    PA de Silva           c Downton          b Agnew               16  29  27  3 0
    ALF de Mel            not out                                  20  35  25  3 1
    JR Ratnayeke          not out                                   5  25  18  0 0
    Extras                (b 2, lb 8, w 2, nb 8)                   20
    Total                 (7 wickets declared, 166 overs)         491
    
    DNB: DS de Silva, VB John.
    
    FoW: 1-17 (Silva), 2-43 (Madugalle), 3-144 (Dias),
         4-292 (Ranatunga), 5-442 (Wettimuny), 6-456 (Mendis),
         7-464 (PA de Silva).
    
    Bowling                      O      M      R      W
    Agnew                       32      3    123      2
    Botham                      29      6    114      1
    Ellison                     28      6     70      1
    Pocock                      41     17     75      2
    Allott                      36      7     89      1
    
    England 1st innings                                             R   M   B  4 6
    G Fowler              c Madugalle        b John                25  50  41  4 0
    BC Broad              c Silva            b de Mel              86 341 242  8 0
    CJ Tavare             c Ranatunga        b DS de Silva         14 138  95  1 0
    *DI Gower             c Silva            b de Mel              55 196 151  5 0
    AJ Lamb               c Dias             b John               107 266 195 10 1
    IT Botham             c sub (DM Vonhagt) b John                 6   7   6  1 0
    RM Ellison            c Ratnayeke        b DS de Silva         41 112  79  7 0
    +PR Downton           c Dias             b de Mel              10  65  53  1 0
    PJW Allott                               b de Mel               0   1   1  0 0
    PI Pocock             c Silva            b John                 2  37  21  0 0
    JP Agnew              not out                                   1   6   8  0 0
    Extras                (b 5, lb 7, w 5, nb 6)                   23
    Total                 (all out, 147.1 overs)                  370
    
    FoW: 1-49 (Fowler), 2-105 (Tavare), 3-190 (Broad), 4-210 (Gower),
         5-218 (Botham), 6-305 (Ellison), 7-354 (Downton),
         8-354 (Allott), 9-369 (Lamb), 10-370 (Pocock).
    
    Bowling                      O      M      R      W
    de Mel                      37     10    110      4
    John                        39.1   12     98      4
    Ratnayeke                   22      5     50      0
    DS de Silva                 45     16     85      2
    Ranatunga                    1      1      0      0
    Madugalle                    3      0      4      0
    
    Sri Lanka 2nd innings                                           R   M   B  4 6
    S Wettimuny           c Gower            b Botham              13  22  21  2 0
    +SAR Silva            not out                                 102 320 255 12 0
    RS Madugalle                             b Botham               3   8   9  0 0
    RL Dias               lbw                b Botham              38 112  79  5 0
    A Ranatunga           lbw                b Botham               0   7   6  0 0
    PA de Silva           c Downton          b Pocock               3   4   6  0 0
    *LRD Mendis           c Fowler           b Botham              94 123  97  9 3
    ALF de Mel            c Ellison          b Botham              14  12   8  3 0
    JR Ratnayeke          not out                                   7  18  15  1 0
    Extras                (b 5, lb 4, nb 11)                       20
    Total                 (7 wickets declared, 80 overs)          294
    
    DNB: DS de Silva, VB John.
    
    FoW: 1-19 (Wettimuny), 2-27 (Madugalle), 3-111 (Dias),
         4-115 (Ranatunga), 5-118 (PA de Silva), 6-256 (Mendis),
         7-276 (de Mel).
    
    Bowling                      O      M      R      W
    Agnew                       11      3     54      0
    Botham                      27      6     90      6
    Ellison                      7      0     36      0
    Pocock                      29     10     78      1
    Allott                       1      0      2      0
    Lamb                         1      0      6      0
    Tavare                       3      3      0      0
    Fowler                       1      0      8      0
    

    • SL 1st innings
    • Wettimuny: 190 runs, 471 balls, 636 min., 21 fours
    • Mendis: The first SL captain to score 100+ while in office Fastest of the 8 SL centuries scored until then (144 min.)




  • Tour Index

    Team Pages: England, Sri Lanka.

    Ground Page: Lord's, London

    Sri Lanka Player Pages: S Wettimuny, SAR Silva, RS Madugalle, RL Dias, A Ranatunga, LRD Mendis, PA de Silva, ALF de Mel, JR Ratnayeke, DS de Silva, VB John.

    England Player Pages: G Fowler, BC Broad, CJ Tavare, DI Gower, AJ Lamb, IT Botham, RM Ellison, PR Downton, PJW Allott, PI Pocock, JP Agnew.

    Match Officials' Pages: HD Bird, DGL Evans.

    Thanks: Travis, Vishal
     Contributed by ChrisG (chris@met.unimelb.edu.au)  
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