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Sri Lanka v Pakistan
ICC World Test Championship 2023 to 2025
Pakistan in Sri Lanka 2023 (1st Test)
VenueGalle International Stadium, Galle on 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th July 2023 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat
ResultPakistan won by 4 wickets
PointsSri Lanka 0; Pakistan 12
UmpiresRJ Tucker (Australia), AG Wharf (England)
TV umpireCB Gaffaney (New Zealand)
RefereeDC Boon (Australia)
Reserve UmpireRMPJ Rambukwella
Close of play day 1Sri Lanka (1) 242/6 (de Silva 94*; 65.4 overs)
Close of play day 2Pakistan (1) 221/5 (Saud Shakil 69*, Agha Salman 61*; 45 overs)
Close of play day 3Sri Lanka (2) 14/0 (KNM Fernando 8*, Karunaratne 6*; 3.4 overs)
Close of play day 4Pakistan (2) 48/3 (Imam-ul-Haq 25*, Babar Azam 6*; 15 overs)
Man of the MatchSaud Shakil

Sri Lanka first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sDots
KNM Fernandoc Sarfraz Ahmed b Shaheen Shah Afridi4911--6 
*FDM Karunaratnec Sarfraz Ahmed b Shaheen Shah Afridi2943696-33 
BKG Mendisc Agha Salman b Shaheen Shah Afridi1214193-11 
AD Mathewsc Sarfraz Ahmed b Abrar Ahmed641091729-77 
LD Chandimalc Babar Azam b Naseem Shah165--5 
DM de Silvac Shan Masood b Naseem Shah122214297123154 
+WSR Samarawickramac Imam-ul-Haq b Agha Salman3657685-42 
RTM Wanigamunic Babar Azam b Abrar Ahmed540461-38 
NGRP Jayasuriyac Sarfraz Ahmed b Naseem Shah42946--25 
CAK Rajithac Abdullah Shafiq b Abrar Ahmed824391-20 
MVT Fernandonot out2128322122 
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(all out, 95.2 overs)312
Fall of wickets:
1-6 (KNM Fernando, 2.2 ov), 2-22 (Mendis, 6.4 ov), 3-53 (Karunaratne, 14.2 ov), 4-54 (Chandimal, 15.2 ov), 5-185 (Mathews, 48.1 ov), 6-242 (Samarawickrama, 65.4 ov), 7-257 (Wanigamuni, 76.6 ov), 8-282 (Jayasuriya, 85.6 ov), 9-283 (de Silva, 87.1 ov), 10-312 (Rajitha, 95.2 ov)
Pakistan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsDots4s6s
Shaheen Shah Afridi24   3863-110813-
Naseem Shah22   2903--9215-
Abrar Ahmed31.29683--15371
Agha Salman5   1181--212-
Nauman Ali13   2450--5823

Pakistan first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sDots
Abdullah Shafiqc de Silva b Jayasuriya1928573-18 
Imam-ul-Haqc sub (PHKD Mendis) b Rajitha11013--9 
Shan Masoodlbw b Wanigamuni3930545116 
*Babar Azamc Samarawickrama b Jayasuriya1316192-10 
Saud Shakilnot out20836149119-229 
+Sarfraz Ahmedlbw b Jayasuriya1715233-7 
Agha Salmanst Samarawickrama b Wanigamuni831131599167 
Nauman Alilbw b Wanigamuni2557744-47 
Shaheen Shah Afridilbw b MVT Fernando914162-11 
Naseem Shahb Wanigamuni6781751-75 
Abrar Ahmedc Mathews b Wanigamuni1012181110 
Extras(9 b, 8 lb, 6 nb, 8 w)31
Total(all out, 121.2 overs)461
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Imam-ul-Haq, 1.6 ov), 2-47 (Abdullah Shafiq, 10.2 ov), 3-67 (Shan Masood, 11.6 ov), 4-73 (Babar Azam, 14.4 ov), 5-101 (Sarfraz Ahmed, 20.2 ov), 6-278 (Agha Salman, 55.6 ov), 7-330 (Nauman Ali, 73.2 ov), 8-346 (Shaheen Shah Afridi, 76.3 ov), 9-440 (Naseem Shah, 116.5 ov), 10-461 (Abrar Ahmed, 121.2 ov)
Sri Lanka bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsDots4s6s
MVT Fernando18   16913-7710-
Rajitha19   177116757-
Jayasuriya35   31453--134172
Wanigamuni42.221365--176131
de Silva7   1170--322-

Sri Lanka second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sDots
KNM Fernandoc Sarfraz Ahmed b Nauman Ali521151567192 
*FDM Karunaratnec Agha Salman b Abrar Ahmed2027524-20 
BKG Mendislbw b Nauman Ali1845532-35 
AD Mathewsc Babar Azam b Nauman Ali721261-18 
LD Chandimalc Imam-ul-Haq b Agha Salman2864823-49 
DM de Silvac Sarfraz Ahmed b Shaheen Shah Afridi8211818610281 
+WSR Samarawickramac Abdullah Shafiq b Agha Salman111192-6 
RTM Wanigamunilbw b Abrar Ahmed4279943161 
NGRP Jayasuriyac Shan Masood b Shaheen Shah Afridi1011192-7 
MVT Fernandonot out068--6 
CAK Rajithac Shan Masood b Abrar Ahmed5331-1 
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb, 2 w)4
Total(all out, 83.1 overs)279
Fall of wickets:
1-42 (Karunaratne, 11.1 ov), 2-79 (Mendis, 24.6 ov), 3-91 (Mathews, 32.1 ov), 4-99 (KNM Fernando, 36.6 ov), 5-159 (Chandimal, 53.1 ov), 6-175 (Samarawickrama, 55.5 ov), 7-251 (Wanigamuni, 78.1 ov), 8-269 (de Silva, 80.6 ov), 9-274 (Jayasuriya, 82.3 ov), 10-279 (Rajitha, 83.1 ov)
Pakistan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsDots4s6s
Shaheen Shah Afridi13   06421-5512-
Naseem Shah12   23201-585-
Agha Salman9   0392--355-
Abrar Ahmed24.15683--11481
Nauman Ali25   5753-111353

Pakistan second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sDots
Abdullah Shafiqc Samarawickrama b Jayasuriya818271-14 
Imam-ul-Haqnot out50841404152 
Shan Masoodc KNM Fernando b Jayasuriya711151-7 
Nauman Alirun out (Wanigamuni)077--7 
*Babar Azamlbw b Jayasuriya2428345-19 
Saud Shakilc Samarawickrama b Wanigamuni3038366-27 
+Sarfraz Ahmedc Mendis b Jayasuriya11012--9 
Agha Salmannot out611-10 
Naseem Shahdid not bat      
Abrar Ahmeddid not bat      
Shaheen Shah Afrididid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb)7
Total(6 wickets, 32.5 overs)133
Fall of wickets:
1-16 (Abdullah Shafiq, 6.4 ov), 2-36 (Shan Masood, 10.4 ov), 3-38 (Nauman Ali, 12.6 ov), 4-79 (Babar Azam, 20.3 ov), 5-122 (Saud Shakil, 29.4 ov), 6-127 (Sarfraz Ahmed, 32.4 ov)
Sri Lanka bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsDots4s6s
MVT Fernando2   160--101-
Wanigamuni14   1621--58101
Jayasuriya14.50564--5661
de Silva2   120--11--

Notes
--> Day 1 Lunch: Sri Lanka (1) 65/4 (Mathews 12*, de Silva 7*; 19 overs)
--> Day 1 Tea: Sri Lanka (1) 185/5 (de Silva 74*; 48.1 overs)
--> Day 2 Lunch: Sri Lanka (1) 312 all out
--> Day 2 Tea: Pakistan (1) 132/5 (Saud Shakil 22*, Agha Salman 19*; 28 overs)
--> Day 3 Lunch: Pakistan (1) 313/6 (Saud Shakil 119*, Nauman Ali 13*; 70 overs)
--> Day 3 Tea: Pakistan (1) 389/8 (Saud Shakil 161*, Naseem Shah 1*; 95 overs)
--> Day 4 Lunch: Sri Lanka (2) 94/3 (KNM Fernando 47*, Chandimal 1*; 35 overs)
--> Day 4 Tea: Sri Lanka (2) 210/6 (de Silva 53*, Wanigamuni 19*; 67 overs)
--> Sri Lanka first innings: 50 in 13.2 overs
--> Sri Lanka first innings: 100 in 27.4 overs
--> Sri Lanka first innings: 150 in 42.3 overs
--> Sri Lanka first innings: 200 in 51.2 overs
--> Sri Lanka first innings: 250 in 71.4 overs
--> Sri Lanka first innings: 300 in 90.5 overs
--> Pakistan first innings: 50 in 10.4 overs
--> Pakistan first innings: 100 in 19.6 overs
--> Pakistan first innings: 150 in 31.4 overs
--> Pakistan first innings: 200 in 40.6 overs
--> Pakistan first innings: 250 in 50.5 overs
--> Pakistan first innings: 300 in 63.1 overs
--> Pakistan first innings: 350 in 78.4 overs
--> Pakistan first innings: 400 in 96.4 overs
--> Pakistan first innings: 450 in 118.3 overs
--> Sri Lanka second innings: 50 in 14.4 overs
--> Sri Lanka second innings: 100 in 37.2 overs
--> Sri Lanka second innings: 150 in 52.3 overs
--> Sri Lanka second innings: 200 in 63.2 overs
--> Sri Lanka second innings: 250 in 77.6 overs
--> Pakistan second innings: 50 in 15.1 overs
--> Pakistan second innings: 100 in 24.6 overs
--> FDM Karunaratne (1) passed 14500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 3
--> AD Mathews (1) 50 in 88 balls with 7 fours
--> DM de Silva (1) 50 in 89 balls with 4 fours and 2 sixes
--> DM de Silva (1) 100 in 175 balls with 10 fours and 3 sixes
--> Abdullah Shafiq (1) passed 1000 runs in Test matches when he reached 8
--> Saud Shakil (1) 50 in 69 balls with 5 fours
--> Saud Shakil (1) 100 in 129 balls with 9 fours
--> Saud Shakil (1) passed his previous highest score of 125 in Test matches
--> Saud Shakil (1) 150 in 222 balls with 14 fours
--> Saud Shakil (1) passed his previous highest score of 187 in First-Class matches
--> Saud Shakil (1) 200 in 352 balls with 19 fours
--> Saud Shakil (1) passed 5000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 143
--> Sarfraz Ahmed (1) passed 3000 runs in Test matches when he reached 8
--> Agha Salman (1) 50 in 67 balls with 5 fours and 1 six
--> Agha Salman (1) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 53
--> KNM Fernando (2) 50 in 108 balls with 7 fours and 1 six
--> DM de Silva (2) 50 in 71 balls with 4 fours and 2 sixes
--> Imam-ul-Haq (2) 50 in 84 balls with 4 fours and 1 six
--> Imam-ul-Haq (2) passed 4500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 29
--> Saud Shakil made his debut in Sri Lanka in Test matches
--> Abrar Ahmed made his debut in Sri Lanka in First-Class matches
--> Abrar Ahmed made his debut in Sri Lanka in Test matches
--> Shaheen Shah Afridi reached 100 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed KNM Fernando, his 1st wicket in the Sri Lanka first innings
--> MVT Fernando reached 50 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed Shaheen Shah Afridi, his 1st wicket in the Pakistan first innings
--> AD Mathews (26) and DM de Silva (23) added 50 in 80 balls for the Sri Lanka 5th wicket in the first innings
--> AD Mathews (45) and DM de Silva (58) added 100 in 174 balls for the Sri Lanka 5th wicket in the first innings
--> DM de Silva (16) and WSR Samarawickrama (34) added 50 in 93 balls for the Sri Lanka 6th wicket in the first innings
--> Saud Shakil (26) and Agha Salman (24) added 50 in 69 balls for the Pakistan 6th wicket in the first innings
--> Saud Shakil (48) and Agha Salman (52) added 100 in 125 balls for the Pakistan 6th wicket in the first innings
--> Saud Shakil (73) and Agha Salman (73) added 150 in 188 balls for the Pakistan 6th wicket in the first innings
--> Saud Shakil (21) and Nauman Ali (25) added 50 in 95 balls for the Pakistan 7th wicket in the first innings
--> Saud Shakil (35) and Naseem Shah (5) added 50 in 121 balls for the Pakistan 9th wicket in the first innings
--> LD Chandimal (27) and DM de Silva (27) added 50 in 93 balls for the Sri Lanka 5th wicket in the second innings
--> DM de Silva (26) and RTM Wanigamuni (22) added 50 in 97 balls for the Sri Lanka 7th wicket in the second innings

Sri Lanka (1) 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 80 balls (AD Mathews 26, DM de Silva 23)
Sri Lanka (1) 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 174 balls (AD Mathews 45, DM de Silva 58)
Sri Lanka (1) 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 93 balls (DM de Silva 16, S Samarawickrama 34)
Pakistan (1) 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 69 balls (Saud Shakil 26, Agha Salman 24)
Pakistan (1) 6th Wicket: 100 runs in 125 balls (Saud Shakil 48, Agha Salman 52)
Pakistan (1) 6th Wicket: 150 runs in 188 balls (Saud Shakil 73, Agha Salman 73)
Pakistan (1) 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 95 balls (Saud Shakil 21, Noman Ali 25)
Pakistan (1) 9th Wicket: 50 runs in 121 balls (Saud Shakil 35, Naseem Shah 5)
Sri Lanka (2) 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 93 balls (LD Chandimal 27, DM de Silva 27)
Sri Lanka (2) 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 97 balls (DM de Silva 26, RTM Wanigamuni 22)
Over 69.1: Review by Pakistan (Bowling), Umpire - RJ Tucker, Batter - DM de Silva (decision upheld)
Over 76.4: Review by Pakistan (Bowling), Umpire - AG Wharf, Batter - RTM Wanigamuni (decision upheld)
Over 78.4: Review by Pakistan (Bowling), Umpire - AG Wharf, Batter - NGRP Jayasuriya (decision upheld)
Over 0.6: Review by Pakistan (Batting), Umpire - AG Wharf, Batter - Abdullah Shafique (decision overturned)
Over 4.1: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - AG Wharf, Batter - Shan Masood (decision upheld)
Over 11.6: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - RJ Tucker, Batter - Shan Masood (decision overturned)
Over 20.2: Review by Pakistan (Batting), Umpire - AG Wharf, Batter - Sarfaraz Ahmed (decision upheld)
Over 64.2: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - AG Wharf, Batter - Saud Shakil (decision upheld)
Over 69.1: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - RJ Tucker, Batter - Noman Ali (decision upheld)
Over 76.3: Review by Pakistan (Batting), Umpire - AG Wharf, Batter - Shaheen Shah Afridi (decision upheld)
Over 100.6: Review by Pakistan (Batting), Umpire - AG Wharf, Batter - Naseem Shah (decision overturned)
Over 24.6: Review by Sri Lanka (Batting), Umpire - RJ Tucker, Batter - BKG Mendis (decision upheld)
Over 78.1: Review by Sri Lanka (Batting), Umpire - RJ Tucker, Batter - RTM Wanigamuni (decision upheld)
Over 2.2: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - RJ Tucker, Batter - Imam-ul-Haq (decision upheld)
Over 6.4: Review by Pakistan (Batting), Umpire - RJ Tucker, Batter - Abdullah Shafique (decision upheld)
Over 14.1: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - RJ Tucker, Batter - Babar Azam (decision upheld)
Over 20.3: Review by Pakistan (Batting), Umpire - RJ Tucker, Batter - Babar Azam (decision upheld)
Over 31.6: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - AG Wharf, Batter - Sarfaraz Ahmed (decision upheld)