Border v Sri Lankans
Sri Lanka in South Africa and Zimbabwe 1994/95
VenueBuffalo Park, East London on 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th January 1995 (4-day match)
Balls per over6
TossBorder won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresSF Marais, RA Noble
Close of play day 1Border (1) 218/9 (Emslie 18*, Ehrke 14*; 106 overs)
Close of play day 2Sri Lankans (1) 249/6 (A Ranatunga 11*, Upashantha 0*; 96 overs)
Close of play day 3Border (2) 79/0 (Stonier 41*, Lawson 30*; 41 overs)

Border first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MP Stonierc Upashantha b Muralitharan601762045- 
AG Lawsonc Jayasuriya b Kalpage251141462- 
FJC Cronjelbw b Wickramasinghe5118722431 
*PN Kirstenb Muralitharan2438394- 
PC Strydomb Muralitharan017-- 
PJ Bothab Muralitharan1711-- 
+SJ Palframanc Upashantha b Muralitharan245-- 
IL Howellrun out054-- 
BC Fourieb Muralitharan822271- 
PAN Emslienot out20861091- 
JA Ehrkec Gurusinha b Muralitharan1734381- 
Extras(8 lb, 7 nb)15
Total(all out, 111.4 overs)223
Fall of wickets:
1-78 (Lawson), 2-98 (Stonier), 3-138 (Kirsten), 4-138 (Strydom), 5-142 (Botha), 6-146 (Palframan), 7-146 (Howell), 8-163 (Fourie), 9-202 (Cronje), 10-223 (Ehrke, 111.4 ov)
Sri Lankans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wickramasinghe24   7361--
Vaas24   5470--
Upashantha6   1310--
Kalpage18   5331--
de Silva4   0110--

Sri Lankans first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AP Gurusinhac Strydom b Emslie117180190161 
+PB Dassanayakec Cronje b Howell401552293- 
S Ranatungac Botha b Emslie341071201- 
ST Jayasuriyalbw b Emslie103642-- 
RS Kalpageb Ehrke042-- 
PA de Silvac Palframan b Ehrke2157691- 
*A Ranatungab Ehrke11620725410- 
KEA Upashanthac sub b Ehrke5715721231 
WPUJC Vaasb Emslie63451-- 
GP Wickramasingheb Fourie033-- 
M Muralitharannot out31323641 
Extras(5 b, 14 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)22
Total(all out, 161.3 overs)454
Fall of wickets:
1-166 (Gurusinha), 2-180 (Dassanayake), 3-211 (Jayasuriya), 4-212 (Kalpage), 5-228 (S Ranatunga), 6-241 (de Silva), 7-409 (Upashantha), 8-415 (A Ranatunga), 9-416 (Wickramasinghe), 10-454 (Vaas, 161.3 ov)
Border bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fourie31   6661--
Ehrke27   6854--
Botha20   7390--
Howell26   21001--
Cronje3   0270--
Kirsten11   1330--

Border second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MP Stonierc Dassanayake b Wickramasinghe461251434- 
AG Lawsonc Dassanayake b Muralitharan773043526- 
FJC Cronjelbw b Kalpage701541966- 
*PN Kirstennot out1243481- 
PC Strydomnot out34937-- 
PJ Bothadid not bat      
+SJ Palframandid not bat      
IL Howelldid not bat      
BC Fouriedid not bat      
PAN Emsliedid not bat      
JA Ehrkedid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 8 lb, 2 nb)17
Total(3 wickets, 112 overs)225
Fall of wickets:
1-85 (Stonier), 2-204 (Cronje), 3-210 (Lawson)
Sri Lankans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wickramasinghe13   1331--
Vaas13   5170--
Upashantha4   1120--
Muralitharan35   15531--
Kalpage30   9631--
de Silva6   3120--
Jayasuriya8   3150--
S Ranatunga3   150--

--> PAN Emslie (1) equalled his previous highest score of 20 in First-Class matches
--> AP Gurusinha (1) passed 6000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 6
--> S Ranatunga (1) passed 2500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 8
--> A Ranatunga (1) passed 6500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 41
--> GP Wickramasinghe made his debut in South Africa in First-Class matches
--> RS Kalpage made his debut in South Africa in First-Class matches
--> M Muralitharan achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches when he dismissed JA Ehrke in the Border first innings (previous best was 6-42)
--> RS Kalpage reached 150 wickets in First-Class matches when he dismissed FJC Cronje, his 1st wicket in the Border second innings