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Sri Lanka vs Ireland 2nd Test 2023 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Sri Lanka vs Ireland 2nd Test 2023 - Ireland tour of Sri Lanka 2-match Test series of the 2nd Test match played between Ireland and Sri Lanka at Galle International Stadium, Galle in 24th April to 28th April 2023.

Sri Lanka vs Ireland 2nd Test 2023 Highlights
Andy Balbirnie and Paul Stirling brought up a century stand for the fourth wicket © AFP/Getty Images

Nishan Madushka, Kusal Mendis' double-hundreds, Dimuth Karunaratne and Angelo Mathews' centuries before Prabath Jayasuriya and Ramesh Mendis' five-fors helped to Sri Lanka thumping innings & 10-run victory over Ireland, despite a Ireland's big first-innings total and clinch the their historic first Test win against Ireland by 2-0 whitewash in a another one-sided game of the second Test match.

Match Stats :
  • Sri Lanka became the eighth team to 100 Test wins.
  • Ireland's 492 was their highest score in Test matches, previous highest was 339 against Pakistan at Dublin in 2018.
  • Paul Stirling became the third Ireland batsman to score a century in Test matches after Kevin O'Brien and Lorcan Tucker.
  • Curtis Campher became the fourth Ireland batsman to score a century in Test matches after Kevin O'Brien, Lorcan Tucker and Paul Stirling.
  • Paul Stirling became the first Ireland batsman to score a hundred against Sri Lanka in Test cricket history.
  • Curtis Campher became the second Ireland batsman to score a century against Sri Lanka in Tests after Paul Stirling's hundred earlier in this match.
  • Nishan Madushka became the first Sri Lankan batsman to score a double-century against Ireland in Test cricket history.
  • Kusal Mendis became the second Sri Lankan batsman to score a double-hundred in Test cricket after Nishan Madushka's double-century in this match.
  • This is the fifth instance of Sri Lanka's four batsmen were scores of centuries or more runs in their innings in Test matches and It is their second such instance against Ireland in Tests.
  • This is the fifth instance of Sri Lanka's two batsman were scores of double-centuries or more runs in their innings in Test matches and It is the first such instance against Ireland in Tests.
  • 11 : Kusal Mendis hit the most sixes in an innings for Sri Lanka in Test cricket history, surpassing the previous record of 8-sixes hit by Kumar Sangakkara against Bangladesh at Chattogram in 2014 and the joint second most-sixes hit by any batsman in Tests, jointly with Nathan Astle, Matthew Hayden, Brendon McCullum ( He hits 11-sixes two times) and Ben Stokes.
  • Sri Lanka's 704 was their highest score against Ireland in Test matches, previous highest was 591 at same venue in this series' opening Test match and It is their seventh highest total in Tests.
  • Sri Lanka's 704 was the highest total by any team at Galle International Stadium in Test matches, previous highest was 638 by Bangladesh against Sri Lanka in 2013.
  • 7 Matches : Prabath Jayasuriya equalled a joint second fastest to take 50 Test wickets in terms of matches, joint with Tom Richardson and Vernon Philander.

* Andy Balbirnie's brilliant 95, Lorcan Tucker and Paul Stirling's fifties leads to Ireland post 300 in the opening day of the second Test match.

* Paul Stirling and Curtis Campher's maiden centuries as Ireland posted the mammoth total of 492 before Dimuth Karunaratne and Nishan Madushka's strong reply helped to Sri Lanka scored 81 for without lost a wicket in the day of the second Test match.

* Dimuth Karunaratne, Nishan Madushka's centuries and Kusal Mendis' 96-ball 83* helped to Sri Lanka put on 276 runs in 59-overs in a rain-curtailed day two of the second Test match.

* Kusal Mendis, Nishan Madushka's double-centuries and Angelo Mathews' blazing hundred help Sri Lanka push for victory before Ramesh Mendis and Prabath Jayasuriya put down two Ireland wickets in the day three of the second Test match.

* Asitha Fernando wraps up massive win for Sri Lanka after Ramesh Mendis' five-wicket haul in the day five of the second Test match.


Ireland 1st Innings scored 492 for all-out in 145.3 overs with top scorer by Curtis Campher cracked a 111 off 229-balls - which was his 1st Test hundred - including 15-fours & 2-sixes.

Paul Stirling struck 103 off 181-balls - which was his 1st Test hundred - including 9-fours & 4-sixes, Andy Balbirnie struck 95 off 163-balls - who fell five-run short of his century - including 14-fours.

Lorcan Tucker cracked a 80 off 106-balls including 10-fours with strike rate of 76.47, Paul Stirling retired hurt for 74 off 133-balls including 6-fours & 3-sixes.

Andy McBrine hit 35 off 59-balls including 3-fours & a six and Harry Tector hit 18 off 44-balls included 3-fours.

1st Innings Sri Lanka best bowler by Prabath Jayasuriya claimed a 5-wicket haul for 174-runs in 58.3-overs including 13-maidens, Asitha Fernando, Vishwa Fernando both took 2-wickets and one for Ramesh Mendis.

Sri Lanka 1st Innings scored 704-3 for declared in 151 overs with top scorer by Kusal Mendis blasted a career-best 245 off 291-balls - which was his 1st Test double-century - including 18-fours & 11-sixes with strike-rate of 84.19.


Nishan Madushka cracked a career-best 205 off 339-balls - whic was his maiden Test century converted to maiden Test double-hundred - including 22-fours & a six.

Dimuth Karunaratne hammered a 115 off 133-balls - which was his 16th Test hundred & his second century against Ireland in Tests - including 15-fours with strike rate of 86.46.

Angelo Mathews blasted a unbeaten 100 off 114-balls - which was his 15th Test hundred & his first century against Ireland in Tests - including 6-fours & 4-sixes with strike rate of 87.71.

1st Innings Ireland best bowler by Graham Hume, Curtis Campher and Andy McBrine each took one-wickets.

Ireland 2nd Innings scored 202 for all-out in 77.3 overs with top scorer by Harry Tector hit 85 off 189-balls including 8-fours & 3-sixes.

Andy McBrine scored 46 off 101-balls including 5-fours and Peter Moor scored 19 off 39-balls including 2-sixes & a four.

2nd Innings Sri Lanka best bowler by Ramesh Mendis claimed a 5-wicket haul for 64-runs in 27-overs including six maidens, Asitha Fernando picked up 3-wickets for 30-runs in 11.3-overs and Prabath Jayasuriya took 2-wickets.

Prabath Jayasuriya named Player of the match for his brilliant bowling performance to took 7-wickets in an match.

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