Asian Test Championship, 2nd Match: Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (SSC), Feb 24-28, 1999
Match drawn
24,25,26,27,28 February 1999 (5-day match)
  India 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
S Ramesh c Ranatunga b Jayawardene 143 317 214 18 0 66.82
VVS Laxman c de Silva b Perera 11 37 22 2 0 50.00
R Dravid c Ranatunga b Hathurusingha 107 314 218 12 0 49.08
SR Tendulkar c †Kaluwitharana b Vaas 53 94 54 10 0 98.14
M Azharuddin* c Hathurusingha b Arnold 87 218 161 12 0 54.03
SC Ganguly c sub (RS Kalpage) b Upashantha 56 209 127 6 0 44.09
NR Mongia c de Silva b Arnold 25 75 56 2 0 44.64
A Kumble not out 10 24 15 1 0 66.66
Extras (b 5, lb 6, w 3, nb 12) 26
  Total (7 wickets dec; 142.5 overs) 518 (3.62 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  WPUJC Vaas 31 5 108 1 3.48 (1nb)
  PDRL Perera 30 4 125 1 4.16 (7nb, 1w)
  KEA Upashantha 28 3 94 1 3.35 (1nb, 1w)
  UC Hathurusingha 18 3 51 1 2.83 (2nb, 1w)
  RP Arnold 24.5 2 94 2 3.78
  DPMD Jayawardene 11 3 35 1 3.18
  Sri Lanka 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
RP Arnold run out (Dravid) 34 120 93 5 1 36.55
MS Atapattu lbw b Nehra 6 24 13 1 0 46.15
DPMD Jayawardene c & b Kumble 242 677 465 30 2 52.04
UC Hathurusingha lbw b Prasad 14 61 39 2 0 35.89
PA de Silva b Harbhajan Singh 23 69 54 4 0 42.59
A Ranatunga* c sub (HH Kanitkar) b Kumble 66 176 113 8 0 58.40
HP Tillakaratne st †Mongia b Harbhajan Singh 14 105 47 3 0 29.78
RS Kaluwitharana b Harbhajan Singh 23 57 45 2 0 51.11
WPUJC Vaas c Laxman b Kumble 23 93 64 3 0 35.93
KEA Upashantha lbw b Kumble 6 22 17 1 0 35.29
PDRL Perera not out 1 6 9 0 0 11.11
Extras (b 1, lb 19, w 4, nb 9) 33
  Total (all out; 159.1 overs) 485 (3.04 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  BKV Prasad 31 6 94 1 3.03 (1w)
  A Nehra 28 5 94 1 3.35 (8nb)
  A Kumble 54.1 10 134 4 2.47
  Harbhajan Singh 40 9 127 3 3.17
  SR Tendulkar 5 0 16 0 3.20
  SC Ganguly 1 1 0 0 0.00
  India 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
S Ramesh c Tillakaratne b Upashantha 30 50 38 5 0 78.94
VVS Laxman lbw b Upashantha 25 111 63 3 0 39.68
SC Ganguly st †Kaluwitharana b de Silva 78 244 167 8 0 46.70
SR Tendulkar not out 124 308 235 10 1 52.76
M Azharuddin* c Arnold b de Silva 15 43 41 0 0 36.58
A Kumble c Vaas b Arnold 10 36 40 0 0 25.00
BKV Prasad not out 9 43 52 1 0 17.30
Extras (b 1, lb 3, w 2, nb 9) 15
  Total (5 wickets; 104 overs) 306 (2.94 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  WPUJC Vaas 18 3 58 0 3.22
  PDRL Perera 14 2 60 0 4.28 (3nb, 2w)
  KEA Upashantha 15 2 41 2 2.73 (1nb)
  RP Arnold 23.4 4 54 1 2.28
  PA de Silva 18.2 2 59 2 3.21 (2nb)
  DPMD Jayawardene 14 1 30 0 2.14
  HP Tillakaratne 1 1 0 0 0.00

Match details


Toss - Sri Lanka, who chose to field
Points - India 5, Sri Lanka 4
Test debuts - A Nehra (India); PDRL Perera and KEA Upashantha (Sri Lanka)
Player of the match - DPMD Jayawardene (Sri Lanka)
Umpires - RE Koertzen (South Africa) and RB Tiffin (Zimbabwe)
TV umpire - Saleem Badar (Pakistan)
Match referee - CW Smith (West Indies)
Close of play
  • Wed, 24 Feb - day 1 - India 1st innings 351/3 (SR Tendulkar 53*, M Azharuddin 19*, 90 ov)
  • Thu, 25 Feb - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 121/2 (DPMD Jayawardene 59*, UC Hathurusingha 11*, 37 ov)
  • Fri, 26 Feb - day 3 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 293/4 (DPMD Jayawardene 128*, A Ranatunga 66*, 95.2 ov)
  • Sat, 27 Feb - day 4 - India 2nd innings 59/1 (VVS Laxman 17*, SC Ganguly 7*, 13.3 ov)
  • Sun, 28 Feb - day 5 - India 2nd innings 306/5 (104 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


Day 4
Day 3
    • Play was called off 1.5 hrs before close of play due to bad light.
    • A Ranatunga retired hurt on 66* from 293/4 to 466/7
    • Rain interrupts play again, Umpires had to call of play due to inclement weather.
 
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