HOME | TEAMS | SERIES | RECORDS | METHODS | ARTICLES

TEST MATCH

AUSTRALIA v SRI LANKA
SINHALESE SPORTS CLUB GROUND, COLOMBO
MARCH 24, 2004
Result: AUSTRALIA
Runs Per Wicket: 35.8 | Scoring Rate: 3.2
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
Australia in Sri Lanka Test Series


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
Australia 63% 41 30 37 426
Sri Lanka 34% 33 31 32 478

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 Australia 401 10 691
2 Sri Lanka 407 10 763
3 Australia 375 10 638
4 Sri Lanka 248 10 562

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 AUSTRALIA 1911-01-07 1936-12-18 1958-02-28 1969-02-14 1978-12-01 1985-08-01 1992-08-17 1997-01-25 2000-07-20 2003-12-26

MATCH PROGRESS

AUSTRALIA 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
4 10 35.8 1492 1370 0.52 0.48
4 9 36.7 1473 1389 0.51 0.49
4 8 37.6 1453 1407 0.51 0.49
4 7 38.6 1432 1424 0.5 0.5
4 6 39.3 1405 1425 0.5 0.5
4 5 39.3 1365 1383 0.5 0.5
4 4 40.1 1338 1390 0.49 0.51
4 3 40.6 1303 1375 0.49 0.51
4 2 39.8 1254 1296 0.49 0.51
4 1 39.6 1212 1244 0.49 0.51
3 10 39.4 1170 1196 0.49 0.51
3 9 40.6 1175 1177 0.5 0.5
3 8 41.2 1159 1149 0.5 0.5
3 7 42.6 1168 1130 0.51 0.49
3 6 43.2 1149 1099 0.51 0.49
3 5 36.2 861 951 0.48 0.52
3 4 37.4 864 930 0.48 0.52
3 3 38.6 867 909 0.49 0.51
3 2 40.3 883 891 0.5 0.5
3 1 40.4 845 851 0.5 0.5
2 10 40.4 805 811 0.5 0.5
2 9 41.6 776 806 0.49 0.51
2 8 43.4 749 815 0.48 0.52
2 7 45.8 722 836 0.46 0.54
2 6 45.5 674 782 0.46 0.54
2 5 43.8 620 694 0.47 0.53
2 4 45.8 584 698 0.46 0.54
2 3 49.3 549 733 0.43 0.57
2 2 48.0 497 655 0.43 0.57
2 1 48.6 450 620 0.42 0.58
1 10 40.1 401 401 0.5 0.5
1 9 43.0 387 387 0.5 0.5
1 8 47.5 380 380 0.5 0.5
1 7 53.7 376 376 0.5 0.5
1 6 49.8 299 299 0.5 0.5
1 5 48.8 244 244 0.5 0.5
1 4 54.2 217 217 0.5 0.5
1 3 32.0 96 96 0.5 0.5
1 2 30.0 60 60 0.5 0.5
1 1 43.0 43 43 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
M Muralitharan Sri Lanka 397 216 8 140.8
SK Warne Australia 414 207 6 58.7
DS Lehmann Australia 216 92 6 68.9
WPUJC Vaas Sri Lanka 282 154 5 54.8
HMRKB Herath Sri Lanka 284 167 4 32.6
JN Gillespie Australia 246 134 4 24.0
MS Kasprowicz Australia 233 95 4 32.0
TT Samaraweera Sri Lanka 177 78 1 2.7
ST Jayasuriya Sri Lanka 90 40 1 2.7
BA Williams Australia 144 67 0 0.0
DNT Zoysa Sri Lanka 93 77 0 0.0
SM Katich Australia 72 44 0 0.0
TM Dilshan Sri Lanka 6 0 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
JL Langer Australia 185 2 324 24 7.6
DS Lehmann Australia 154 2 272 20 5.7
MS Atapattu Sri Lanka 132 2 267 20 2.8
ST Jayasuriya Sri Lanka 122 2 161 19 0.9
RT Ponting (c) Australia 112 2 174 14 1.2
SM Katich Australia 100 2 250 13 0.2
TT Samaraweera Sri Lanka 94 2 210 14 0.5
HP Tillakaratne (c) Sri Lanka 91 1 262 14 2.1
DPMD Jayawardene Sri Lanka 66 2 171 10 0.2
AC Gilchrist † Australia 53 1 86 7 0.4
ML Hayden Australia 53 2 77 7 0.1
KC Sangakkara † Sri Lanka 49 2 66 7 0.2
WPUJC Vaas Sri Lanka 33 2 69 5 0.1
SK Warne Australia 32 2 74 4 0.0
TM Dilshan Sri Lanka 31 2 45 5 0.1
DR Martyn Australia 19 2 50 2 0.0
M Muralitharan Sri Lanka 8 1 14 1 0.0
MS Kasprowicz Australia 7 2 10 1 0.0
DNT Zoysa Sri Lanka 4 2 18 1 0.0
HMRKB Herath Sri Lanka 3 2 46 0 0.0
BA Williams Australia 2 1 7 0 0.0
JN Gillespie Australia 1 2 15 0 0.0

AUSTRALIA v SRI LANKA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

Australia faced Sri Lanka in 15 test matches before this game. Australia have always been the stronger team according to the formbook expectation.

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

AUSTRALIA 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 AUSTRALIA
WIN EXP.
SRI LANKA
WIN EXP.
March 16, 2004
Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy
57 40
March 08, 2004
Galle International Stadium
53 43
September 30, 1999
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
58 38
September 22, 1999
Galle International Stadium
64 32
September 09, 1999
Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy
66 30
January 25, 1996
Adelaide Oval
84 14
December 26, 1995
Melbourne Cricket Ground
74 23
December 08, 1995
W.A.C.A. Ground, Perth
48 48
September 08, 1992
Tyronne Fernando Stadium, Moratuwa
60 37