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West Indian cricket team in Sri Lanka in 2001–02


West Indian cricket team in Sri Lanka in 2001–02

West Indian cricket team in Sri Lanka in 2001–02
Sri Lanka
West Indies
Dates 13 November 2001 – 3 December 2001
Captains Sanath Jayasuriya Carl Hooper
Test series
Result Sri Lanka won the 3-match series 3–0
Most runs Hashan Tillakaratne (403) Brian Lara (688)
Most wickets Chaminda Vaas (26) Dinanath Ramnarine (10)
Player of the series Brian Lara (WI)
One Day International series
Player of the series See LG Abans Triangular Series

The West Indies cricket team toured Sri Lanka from 13 November to 3 December 2001. The tour consisted of three Test matches and the LG Abans Triangular Series, which also included Zimbabwe.


Test Series

1st Test

13 November 2001 (2001-11-13)
488 (141.4 overs)
Brian Lara 178 (294)
Muttiah Muralitharan 6/126 (53.4 overs)
590/9d (202.4 overs)
Kumar Sangakkara 140 (373)
Dinanath Ramnarine 3/158 (58 overs)
144 (78.3 overs)
Brian Lara 40 (99)
Muttiah Muralitharan 5/44 (31.3 overs)
6/0 (0.4 overs)
Sanath Jayasuriya 6 (4)
Colin Stuart 0/6 (0.4 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 10 wickets
Galle International Stadium
Umpires: John Hampshire (Eng) & Peter Manuel (SL)
Player of the match: Muttiah Muralitharan

2nd Test

21 November 2001 (2001-11-21)
288 (96.4 overs)
Mahela Jayawardene 88 (146)
Pedro Collins 4/78 (27 overs)
191 (66.4 overs)
Brian Lara 74 (154)
Muttiah Muralitharan 4/54 (23.4 overs)
224/6d (67 overs)
Marvan Atapattu 84 (169)
Dinanath Ramnarine 4/66 (16 overs)
190 (83.5 overs)
Marlon Samuels 54 (117)
Muttiah Muralitharan 6/81 (35.5 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 131 runs
Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy
Umpires: John Hampshire (Eng) & Gamini Silva (SL)
Player of the match: Muttiah Muralitharan

3rd Test

29 November 2001 (2001-11-29)
390 (113.2 overs)
Brian Lara 221 (354)
Chaminda Vaas 7/120 (32.2 overs)
627/9d (197 overs)
Hashan Tillakaratne 204 (343)
Pedro Collins 3/156 (47 overs)
262 (82 overs)
Brian Lara 130 (215)
Chaminda Vaas 7/71 (25 overs)
27/0 (5.3 overs)
Marvan Atapattu 19 (18)
Mervyn Dillon 0/12 (3 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 10 wickets
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
Umpires: Asoka de Silva (SL) & Russell Tiffin (Zim)
Player of the match: Brian Lara (WI) & Chaminda Vaas (SL)

ODI Series

The ODI series was the LG Abans Triangular Series which also included Zimbabwe.[1]


  1. ^ "LG Abans Triangular Series 2001/02". Cricinfo. Retrieved 16 February 2012. 

External links

  • West Indies tour of Sri Lanka 2001/02, Cricinfo
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