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TEST MATCH

ENGLAND v SRI LANKA
SINHALESE SPORTS CLUB GROUND, COLOMBO
DECEMBER 18, 2003
Result: SRI LANKA
Runs Per Wicket: 37.2 | Scoring Rate: 3.0
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
England in Sri Lanka Test Series


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
England 34% 31 36 32 274
Sri Lanka 62% 34 31 36 478

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 England 265 10 606
2 Sri Lanka 628 8 1092
3 England 148 10 408

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 SRI LANKA ENGLAND 1911-12-15 1933-03-24 1951-06-21 1961-12-13 1971-03-05 1980-02-01 1987-08-06 1994-07-21 1999-08-05 2003-10-21

MATCH PROGRESS

ENGLAND PTS SRI LANKA 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 10 37.2 710 1372 0.34 0.66
3 9 38.1 707 1353 0.34 0.66
3 8 39.1 702 1332 0.35 0.65
3 7 39.1 662 1292 0.34 0.66
3 6 40.7 675 1279 0.35 0.65
3 5 42.4 686 1264 0.35 0.65
3 4 44.3 702 1248 0.36 0.64
3 3 44.6 666 1208 0.36 0.64
3 2 45.8 653 1177 0.36 0.64
3 1 47.0 641 1145 0.36 0.64
2 9 49.6 662 1124 0.37 0.63
2 8 48.4 652 1090 0.37 0.63
2 7 51.2 623 1117 0.36 0.64
2 6 52.9 583 1111 0.34 0.66
2 5 48.1 505 937 0.35 0.65
2 4 49.5 463 923 0.33 0.67
2 3 51.2 418 912 0.31 0.69
2 2 33.6 332 474 0.41 0.59
2 1 30.5 296 376 0.44 0.56
1 10 26.5 265 265 0.5 0.5
1 9 28.8 259 259 0.5 0.5
1 8 32.2 258 258 0.5 0.5
1 7 33.7 236 236 0.5 0.5
1 6 37.7 226 226 0.5 0.5
1 5 27.8 139 139 0.5 0.5
1 4 33.8 135 135 0.5 0.5
1 3 38.0 114 114 0.5 0.5
1 2 54.0 108 108 0.5 0.5
1 1 78.0 78 78 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
M Muralitharan Sri Lanka 402 103 7 120.7
CRD Fernando Sri Lanka 144 82 4 17.7
WPUJC Vaas Sri Lanka 144 89 4 16.3
AF Giles England 390 190 2 8.0
UDU Chandana Sri Lanka 234 100 2 5.9
RJ Kirtley England 186 131 2 5.6
A Flintoff England 108 47 2 9.0
ST Jayasuriya Sri Lanka 66 6 2 27.8
GJ Batty England 246 137 0 0.0
JM Anderson England 144 85 0 0.0
TT Samaraweera Sri Lanka 24 11 0 0.0
ME Trescothick England 12 10 0 0.0
MP Vaughan (c) England 6 5 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
TT Samaraweera Sri Lanka 142 1 408 23 1.2
DPMD Jayawardene Sri Lanka 134 1 246 21 0.8
A Flintoff England 107 2 184 26 9.8
ST Jayasuriya Sri Lanka 85 1 104 14 0.5
TM Dilshan Sri Lanka 83 1 131 13 0.5
UDU Chandana Sri Lanka 76 1 103 12 0.5
ME Trescothick England 70 2 104 17 0.7
MA Butcher England 60 2 169 15 1.4
GP Thorpe England 32 2 99 8 0.1
MP Vaughan (c) England 32 2 76 8 0.0
KC Sangakkara † Sri Lanka 31 1 42 5 0.0
AF Giles England 23 2 87 6 0.0
M Muralitharan Sri Lanka 21 0 10 3 0.2
N Hussain England 19 2 68 5 0.0
CMW Read † England 17 1 73 4 0.1
GJ Batty England 14 2 102 3 0.0
RJ Kirtley England 13 2 34 3 0.0
HP Tillakaratne (c) Sri Lanka 12 1 40 2 0.0
WPUJC Vaas Sri Lanka 9 1 11 1 0.0
JM Anderson England 2 1 19 0 0.0
CRD Fernando Sri Lanka 1 0 2 0 0.0

ENGLAND v SRI LANKA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

England faced Sri Lanka in 14 test matches before this game. Of these, England had the stronger team in 5 matches according to the formbook expectation.

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

ENGLAND SRI LANKA 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 ENGLAND
WIN EXP.
SRI LANKA
WIN EXP.
December 10, 2003
Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy
42 54
December 02, 2003
Galle International Stadium
39 57
June 13, 2002
Old Trafford, Manchester
42 54
May 30, 2002
Edgbaston, Birmingham
34 63
May 16, 2002
Lord's, London
45 51
March 15, 2001
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
39 58
March 07, 2001
Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy
42 54
February 22, 2001
Galle International Stadium
55 41
August 27, 1998
Kennington Oval, London
32 65