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TEST MATCH

SRI LANKA v ENGLAND
GALLE INTERNATIONAL STADIUM
DECEMBER 18, 2007
Result: DRAW
Runs Per Wicket: 34.6 | Scoring Rate: 3.0


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
Sri Lanka 60% 33 28 35 384
England 37% 33 35 32 268

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 Sri Lanka 499 8 893
2 England 81 10 185
3 England 251 6 570

TWENTY MATCH RATINGS HISTORY [?]

This chart shows the twenty match rating history for the two teams upto the start of the current match.

2.0 1.5 1.0 0.5 ENGLAND SRI LANKA 1912-08-12 1935-06-29 1954-11-26 1965-01-22 1975-07-10 1984-12-31 1993-02-19 1998-06-04 2003-06-05

MATCH PROGRESS

SRI LANKA PTS ENGLAND PTS 0 228 455 683 910 1138 1366 1593 1821 2048 0 228 455 683 910 1138 1366 1593 1821 2048 1st 2nd 3rd 4th

PROGRESS TABLE

This table shows the progress of the match by each partnership. This progress is illustrated in the chart above.

I WKT RPW T1P T2P T1PT T2PT
3 7 34.6 1053 609 0.63 0.37
3 6 34.6 1052 608 0.63 0.37
3 5 33.9 1008 552 0.65 0.35
3 4 35.5 995 565 0.64 0.36
3 3 37.1 982 578 0.63 0.37
3 2 35.4 924 492 0.65 0.35
3 1 34.1 874 420 0.68 0.32
2 10 32.2 821 339 0.71 0.29
2 9 33.6 801 341 0.7 0.3
2 8 35.7 784 358 0.69 0.31
2 7 37.9 765 373 0.67 0.33
2 6 38.0 727 337 0.68 0.32
2 5 40.3 701 347 0.67 0.33
2 4 43.4 673 369 0.65 0.35
2 3 47.4 641 401 0.62 0.38
2 2 50.8 601 415 0.59 0.41
2 1 56.0 555 453 0.55 0.45
1 8 62.4 499 499 0.5 0.5
1 7 67.1 470 470 0.5 0.5
1 6 47.8 287 287 0.5 0.5
1 5 57.4 287 287 0.5 0.5
1 4 34.5 138 138 0.5 0.5
1 3 44.0 132 132 0.5 0.5
1 2 22.0 44 44 0.5 0.5
1 1 34.0 34 34 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
M Muralitharan Sri Lanka 252 97 4 30.2
WPUJC Vaas Sri Lanka 167 65 4 29.8
UWMBCA Welegedara Sri Lanka 132 76 4 20.2
SJ Harmison England 204 104 3 16.8
RJ Sidebottom England 204 95 1 2.0
MJ Hoggard England 192 121 1 1.5
SL Malinga Sri Lanka 174 68 1 1.9
RS Bopara England 60 39 1 1.5
PD Collingwood England 59 38 1 1.5
MS Panesar England 156 76 0 0.0
KP Pietersen England 18 11 0 0.0
TM Dilshan Sri Lanka 18 8 0 0.0
LPC Silva Sri Lanka 12 3 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BOWLER TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
DPMD Jayawardene (c) Sri Lanka 213 0 411 43 13.0
AN Cook England 131 2 312 39 12.5
WPUJC Vaas Sri Lanka 90 1 133 18 0.4
TM Dilshan Sri Lanka 84 1 137 17 0.5
KC Sangakkara Sri Lanka 46 1 95 9 0.1
IR Bell England 35 2 73 11 0.2
KP Pietersen England 31 2 76 9 0.1
PD Collingwood England 29 2 50 9 0.5
MP Vaughan (c) England 25 2 61 8 0.0
MJ Prior † England 23 1 106 7 0.0
MG Vandort Sri Lanka 18 1 33 4 0.0
WU Tharanga Sri Lanka 16 1 42 3 0.0
RJ Sidebottom England 11 1 76 3 0.0
SJ Harmison England 9 0 9 3 0.1
SL Malinga Sri Lanka 5 1 16 1 0.0
LPC Silva Sri Lanka 1 1 26 0 0.0
RS Bopara England 0 2 8 0 0.0
MJ Hoggard England 0 1 4 0 0.0
MS Panesar England 0 1 2 0 0.0
HAPW Jayawardene † Sri Lanka 0 1 3 0 0.0
M Muralitharan Sri Lanka 0 0 0 0 0.0
UWMBCA Welegedara Sri Lanka 0 0 0 0 0.0

SRI LANKA v ENGLAND
FORMBOOK HISTORY

Sri Lanka faced England in 20 test matches before this game. Of these, Sri Lanka had the stronger team in 15 matches according to the formbook expectation.

Each circle in the chart below represents a previous Sri Lanka v England test. To reach a match page, click on the circle. The red circle represents the current match.

SRI LANKA ENGLAND STRONGER WEAKER WEAKER STRONGER 10 15 20 26 31 36 41 46 51 57 10 15 20 26 31 36 41 46 51 57

RECENT MATCHES

MATCH SRI LANKA
WIN EXP.
ENGLAND
WIN EXP.
December 09, 2007
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
55 42
December 01, 2007
Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy
50 47
June 02, 2006
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
51 45
May 25, 2006
Edgbaston, Birmingham
56 41
May 11, 2006
Lord's, London
63 33
December 18, 2003
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
62 34
December 10, 2003
Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy
54 42
December 02, 2003
Galle International Stadium
57 39
June 13, 2002
Old Trafford, Manchester
54 42