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Sri Lanka vs Pakistan - Pakistan in Sri Lanka 1996/97 (1st Test)
Sri Lanka first innings:330 (all out, 122.2 overs)
Pakistan first innings:378 (all out, 159.5 overs)
Sri Lanka second innings:423 (8 wickets, declared, 155.1 overs)
Match drawn

Match Information

Title
Pakistan in Sri Lanka 1996/97 (1st Test)
Venue
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo on 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd April 1997 (5 -day atch)
Balls Per Over
6
Toss
Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat
Result
Match drawn
Umpires
DR Shepherd, WAU Wickremasinghe
TV Umpire
KT Francis
Referee
JR Reid
Close Of Play Day 1
Sri Lanka (1) 254/5 (Tillakaratne 65*, Kaluwitharana 48*)
Close Of Play Day 2
Pakistan (1) 200/2 (Ijaz Ahmed 90*, Saleem Malik 47*)
Close Of Play Day 3
Pakistan (1) 370/9 (Saqlain Mushtaq 51*, Mohammad Zahid 5*)
Close Of Play Day 4
Sri Lanka (2) 206/3 (de Silva 78*, Tillakaratne 20*)
Man Of The Match
Saqlain Mushtaq

Batting

Name RunsBallsMins4s6sDotsS-Rate
ST Jayasuriya b Mushtaq Ahmed 31651124 -
RP Arnold b Mushtaq Ahmed 2482118 -1
MS Atapattu c Saleem Elahi b Saqlain Mushtaq 086 - -
PA de Silva st Moin Khan b Mushtaq Ahmed 2331464 -
*A Ranatunga c Saleem Elahi b Asif Mujtaba 491311685 -
HP Tillakaratne c Asif Mujtaba b Saqlain Mushtaq 10322834910 -
+RS Kaluwitharana b Saqlain Mushtaq 57891068 -
HDPK Dharmasena b Saqlain Mushtaq 12227 - -
WPUJC Vaas c Moin Khan b Mohammad Zahid 1759901 -
DNT Zoysa lbw b Saqlain Mushtaq 0612 - -
M Muralitharan not out 8561 -
Extra(s) 17 (3 b, 9 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)
Total 330 (all out, 122.2 overs)
Fall of Wickets

Bowling

NameOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Mohammad Zahid172441 -
Shahid Nazir18637 -
Saqlain Mushtaq44.210895 -
Mushtaq Ahmed3421233 -
Asif Mujtaba92251 -

Batting

Name RunsBallsMins4s6sDotsS-Rate
Saleem Elahi lbw b Vaas 011 - -
*Rameez Raja c Ranatunga b Dharmasena 50851213 -
Ijaz Ahmed c Dharmasena b Muralitharan 11324532411 -
Saleem Malik run out (Ranatunga) 581151443 -
Inzamam -ul -Haq c sub (RS Kalpage) b Muralitharan 1241501 -
Asif Mujtaba c and b Muralitharan 21971182 -
+Moin Khan b Muralitharan 022 - -
Saqlain Mushtaq run out 582483015 -
Mushtaq Ahmed b Muralitharan 2654582 -
Shahid Nazir c Ranatunga b Muralitharan 22637 - -
Mohammad Zahid not out 664971 -
Extra(s) 32 (11 b, 7 lb, 14 nb)
Total 378 (all out, 159.5 overs)
Fall of Wickets

Bowling

NameOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Vaas326751 -
Zoysa1055 -
Dharmasena52.519931 -
Muralitharan5319986 -
Jayasuriya315 -
de Silva416 -
Ranatunga315 -
Arnold213 -

Batting

Name RunsBallsMins4s6sDotsS-Rate
MS Atapattu c Shahid Nazir b Saqlain Mushtaq 2569993 -
RP Arnold c Shahid Nazir b Saqlain Mushtaq 1536641 -
PA de Silva c Saqlain Mushtaq b Mushtaq Ahmed 168383508141
*A Ranatunga c Rameez Raja b Mushtaq Ahmed 581652065 -
HP Tillakaratne c Rameez Raja b Saqlain Mushtaq 54951055 -
+RS Kaluwitharana c Moin Khan b Shahid Nazir 175478 - -
ST Jayasuriya c Saleem Elahi b Saqlain Mushtaq 628412671
HDPK Dharmasena not out 115254 - -
WPUJC Vaas c sub (HA Carpenter) b Mushtaq Ahmed 1714 - -
DNT Zoysa did not bat
M Muralitharan did not bat
Extra(s) 12 (3 b, 4 lb, 5 nb)
Total 423 (8 wickets, declared, 155.1 overs)
Fall of Wickets

Bowling

NameOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Mohammad Zahid11160 -
Shahid Nazir12611 -
Saqlain Mushtaq63131374 -
Mushtaq Ahmed39.19943 -
Asif Mujtaba30564 -
RP Arnold made his debut in Test matches
Ijaz Ahmed (1) passed 8000 runs in First -Class matches when he reached 61
Saqlain Mushtaq (1) passed 500 runs in First -Class matches when he reached 17
ST Jayasuriya (2) passed 5500 runs in First -Class matches when he reached 12
MS Atapattu (2) equalled his previous highest score of 25 in Test matches
MS Atapattu (2) passed 6000 runs in First -Class matches when he reached 19
HP Tillakaratne (2) passed 2500 runs in Test matches when he reached 10
RP Arnold made his debut for Sri Lanka in First -Class matches
Ijaz Ahmed made his debut in Sri Lanka in Test matches
Moin Khan made his debut in Sri Lanka in Test matches
Saqlain Mushtaq made his debut in Sri Lanka in First -Class matches
Saqlain Mushtaq made his debut in Sri Lanka in Test matches
Saleem Elahi made his debut in Sri Lanka in First -Class matches
Saleem Elahi made his debut in Sri Lanka in Test matches
Shahid Nazir made his debut in Sri Lanka in First -Class matches
Shahid Nazir made his debut in Sri Lanka in Test matches
Mohammad Zahid made his debut in Sri Lanka in First -Class matches
Mohammad Zahid made his debut in Sri Lanka in Test matches
DNT Zoysa made his debut in Sri Lanka in Test matches
Saqlain Mushtaq achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed DNT Zoysa in the Sri Lanka first innings (previous best was 4 -75)
Saqlain Mushtaq achieved his first five wickets in an innings in Test matches in the Sri Lanka first innings
M Muralitharan achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed Shahid Nazir in the Pakistan first innings (previous best was 5 -33)
M Muralitharan reached 50 wickets in First -Class matches for the season when he dismissed Asif Mujtaba, his 4th wicket in the Pakistan first innings