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Sri Lanka vs England at Lords, August 1984

April 26, 2016

VIDEO of Sri Lanka at Lord’s in 1984 – the famous Botham-Mendis battle and Sidath’s century = http://www.islandcricket.lk/videos/sri-lanka/cricket/sl-cricketers-at-lords-in-1984-famous-bothammendis-battle-and-sidaths-century .. courtesy of http://www.islandcricket.com

DULEEP -Wisden ckt m Duleep Mendis in characteristic pull shot —Sidath --wisdenSidath square drives- Pics from Wisden Cricket Monthly

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SCORECARD 

Sri Lanka tour of England, Only Test: England v Sri Lanka at Lord’s, Aug 23-28, 1984
23,24,25,27,28 August 1984 (5-day match)
Sri Lanka 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
S Wettimuny c †Downton b Allott 190 642 471 21 0 40.33
SAR Silva lbw b Botham 8 17 11 1 0 72.72
RS Madugalle b Ellison 5 35 24 1 0 20.83
RL Dias c Lamb b Pocock 32 152 104 3 0 30.76
A Ranatunga b Agnew 84 248 183 8 0 45.90
LRD Mendis* c Fowler b Pocock 111 197 143 11 3 77.62
PA de Silva c †Downton b Agnew 16 29 27 3 0 59.25
ALF de Mel not out 20 35 25 3 1 80.00
JR Ratnayeke not out 5 25 18 0 0 27.77
Extras (b 2, lb 8, w 2, nb 8) 20
Total (7 wickets dec; 166 overs) 491 (2.95 runs per over)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JP Agnew 32 3 123 2 3.84
IT Botham 29 6 114 1 3.93
RM Ellison 28 6 70 1 2.50
PI Pocock 41 17 75 2 1.82
PJW Allott 36 7 89 1 2.47
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
G Fowler c Madugalle b John 25 50 41 4 0 60.97
BC Broad c †Silva b de Mel 86 341 242 8 0 35.53
CJ Tavare c Ranatunga b DS de Silva 14 138 95 1 0 14.73
DI Gower* c †Silva b de Mel 55 196 151 5 0 36.42
AJ Lamb c Dias b John 107 266 195 10 1 54.87
IT Botham c sub (DM Vonhagt) b John 6 7 6 1 0 100.00
RM Ellison c Ratnayeke b DS de Silva 41 112 79 7 0 51.89
PR Downton c Dias b de Mel 10 65 53 1 0 18.86
PJW Allott b de Mel 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
PI Pocock c †Silva b John 2 37 21 0 0 9.52
JP Agnew not out 1 6 8 0 0 12.50
Extras (b 5, lb 7, w 5, nb 6) 23
Total (all out; 147.1 overs) 370 (2.51 runs per over)
Bowling O M R W Econ
ALF de Mel 37 10 110 4 2.97
VB John 39.1 12 98 4 2.50
JR Ratnayeke 22 5 50 0 2.27
DS de Silva 45 16 85 2 1.88
A Ranatunga 1 1 0 0 0.00
RS Madugalle 3 0 4 0 1.33
Sri Lanka 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
S Wettimuny c Gower b Botham 13 22 21 2 0 61.90
SAR Silva not out 102 320 255 12 0 40.00
RS Madugalle b Botham 3 8 9 0 0 33.33
RL Dias lbw b Botham 38 112 79 5 0 48.10
A Ranatunga lbw b Botham 0 7 6 0 0 0.00
PA de Silva c †Downton b Pocock 3 4 6 0 0 50.00
LRD Mendis* c Fowler b Botham 94 123 97 9 3 96.90
ALF de Mel c Ellison b Botham 14 12 8 3 0 175.00
JR Ratnayeke not out 7 18 15 1 0 46.66
Extras (b 5, lb 4, nb 11) 20
Total (7 wickets dec; 80 overs) 294 (3.67 runs per over)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JP Agnew 11 3 54 0 4.90
IT Botham 27 6 90 6 3.33
RM Ellison 7 0 36 0 5.14
PI Pocock 29 10 78 1 2.68
PJW Allott 1 0 2 0 2.00
AJ Lamb 1 0 6 0 6.00
CJ Tavare 3 3 0 0 0.00
G Fowler 1 0 8 0 8.00

MATCH DETAILS


Toss – England, who chose to field
Series – One-off match drawn
Test debut – PA de Silva (Sri Lanka)
Player of the match – S Wettimuny (Sri Lanka)
Umpires – HD Bird and DGL Evans

Close of play

  • Thu, 23 Aug – day 1 – Sri Lanka 1st innings 226/3 (S Wettimuny 116*, A Ranatunga 54*)
  • Fri, 24 Aug – day 2 – Sri Lanka 1st innings 434/4 (S Wettimuny 187*, LRD Mendis 100*)
  • Sat, 25 Aug – day 3 – England 1st innings 139/2 (BC Broad 69*, DI Gower 16*)
  • Sun, 26 Aug – rest day
  • Mon, 27 Aug – day 4 – England 1st innings 370
  • Tue, 28 Aug – day 5 – Sri Lanka 2nd innings 294/7d (80 ov) – end of match
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  • ALSO SEE
  • Rohan Wijesinghe: “Sidath Wettimuny… Laudable Class At Lords,”
    … http://www.thesundayleader.lk/2011/03/13/sidath-wettimuny%E2%80%A6-laudable-class-at-lords/
  • Andrew Fidel Fernando: “When Wettimuny drove and Mendis hooked,” June 13, 2014, http://www.espncricinfo.com/magazine/content/story/752117.html
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