Sri Lankan cricket team in Australia in 1989–90

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The Sri Lanka national cricket team toured Australia in the 1989-90 season and played 2 Test matches against Australia. Australia won the series 1-0 with one match drawn.

Test series summary[edit]

First Test[edit]

8–12 December 1989
(5-day match)
Scorecard
v
367 (95.3 overs)
TM Moody 106 (179)
GF Labrooy 5/133 (31.1 overs)
418 (166.3 overs)
PA de Silva 167 (361)
TM Alderman 3/81 (40 overs)
375/6 (123 overs)
MA Taylor 164 (334)
AP Gurusinha 2/31 (10 overs)
Match drawn
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
Umpires: AR Crafter and CD Timmins
Player of the match: PA de Silva (SL)

Second Test[edit]

16–20 December 1989
(5-day match)
Scorecard
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224 (72.4 overs)
PR Sleep 47* (125)
RJ Ratnayake 6/66 (19.4 overs)
216 (83.4 overs)
RS Mahanama 85 (229)
PR Sleep 3/26 (10 overs)
513/5d (125 overs)
SR Waugh 134* (177)
PA de Silva 2/65 (18 overs)
348 (141.4 overs)
JR Ratnayeke 75 (187)
MG Hughes 5/88 (31.4 overs)
Australia won by 173 runs
Bellerive Oval, Hobart
Umpires: LJ King and SG Randell
Player of the match: PA de Silva (SL)
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field.
  • HP Tillakaratne (SL) made his Test debut.

External sources[edit]

References[edit]

  • Playfair Cricket Annual (annual)
  • Wisden Cricketers Almanack (annual)