Coca-Cola Cup (Sri Lanka), 3rd Match: Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (RPS), Jul 22, 2001
Sri Lanka won by 6 runs
22 July 2001 - day/night match (50-over match)
  Sri Lanka innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal ST Jayasuriya* st †Dighe b Harbhajan Singh 34 55 41 3 1 82.92
11.5 faster one down the leg side, Jayasuriya comes down to play it on the leg side, beaten, Dighe takes the bails off in a flash, TV replay called for, umpire had earlier signalled a wide. Third umpire gives him out after a long delay! 48/1
View dismissal DA Gunawardene b Sehwag 63 146 107 7 0 58.87
33.5 bowled 144/4
View dismissal MS Atapattu c Khurasiya b Harbhajan Singh 5 11 6 0 0 83.33
13.5 tossed up on middle and leg, Atapattu goes for the casual flick, inside edge on to the pad, up it goes to Amay Khurasiya at short leg under a helmet, Harbhajan has struck a double blow! 60/2
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene c †Dighe b Sodhi 0 6 4 0 0 0.00
14.6 wide outside the off stump, doesn't beat the big flash, takes the edge and into the gloves of dighe, standing up. Poor batting and there he goes back to the hut 61/3
View dismissal RS Kaluwitharana c †Dighe b Yuvraj Singh 36 83 52 2 0 69.23
36.1 pitched on the off stump, slow spin away from the bat, Kalu tries to play it down to third man, gets a faint edge, gone! 149/6
View dismissal RP Arnold run out (Ganguly/Yuvraj Singh) 1 5 5 0 0 20.00
34.6 Yuvraj Singh to Kaluwitharana, run out (Ganguly/Yuvraj Singh) 147/4
View dismissal HDPK Dharmasena c Ganguly b Khan 26 44 43 2 0 60.46
47.4 another full toss, goes for the biggie, gets a top edge, ball goes high in the air, the only man inside the ring on the leg side, Ganguly gets under it, gone! Dharmasena has a bewildered look, perhaps the full toss was a bit high 203/8
View dismissal WPUJC Vaas lbw b Harbhajan Singh 1 9 5 0 0 20.00
37.6 full toss, Vaas plays all over it, hit in line with the middle stump, umpire Peter Manuels has his finger up in a flash, Vaas has to make the long walk back 154/7
View dismissal ASA Perera c Ganguly b Yuvraj Singh 28 34 31 1 1 90.32
48.4 on the pads, tries to heave it away, bottom edge and straight to Ganguly 210/9
M Muralitharan not out 6 10 5 1 0 120.00
CRD Fernando not out 5 6 4 0 0 125.00
Extras (b 3, lb 4, w 6, nb 3) 16
  Total (9 wickets; 50 overs; 208 mins) 221 (4.42 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wicket Z Khan 9 0 42 1 4.66 (1w)
47.4 to Dharmasena, another full toss, goes for the biggie, gets a top edge, ball goes high in the air, the only man inside the ring on the leg side, Ganguly gets under it, gone! Dharmasena has a bewildered look, perhaps the full toss was a bit high 203/8
  DS Mohanty 5 0 27 0 5.40 (1w)
View wickets Harbhajan Singh 10 1 29 3 2.90 (3w)
11.5 to Jayasuriya, faster one down the leg side, Jayasuriya comes down to play it on the leg side, beaten, Dighe takes the bails off in a flash, TV replay called for, umpire had earlier signalled a wide. Third umpire gives him out after a long delay! 48/1
13.5 to Atapattu, tossed up on middle and leg, Atapattu goes for the casual flick, inside edge on to the pad, up it goes to Amay Khurasiya at short leg under a helmet, Harbhajan has struck a double blow! 60/2
37.6 to Vaas, full toss, Vaas plays all over it, hit in line with the middle stump, umpire Peter Manuels has his finger up in a flash, Vaas has to make the long walk back 154/7
View wicket RS Sodhi 9 0 42 1 4.66 (1nb, 1w)
14.6 to Jayawardene, wide outside the off stump, doesn't beat the big flash, takes the edge and into the gloves of dighe, standing up. Poor batting and there he goes back to the hut 61/3
View wicket V Sehwag 7 0 33 1 4.71 (2nb)
33.5 to Gunawardene, bowled 144/4
View wickets Yuvraj Singh 10 1 41 2 4.10
36.1 to Kaluwitharana, pitched on the off stump, slow spin away from the bat, Kalu tries to play it down to third man, gets a faint edge, gone! 149/6
48.4 to Perera, on the pads, tries to heave it away, bottom edge and straight to Ganguly 210/9
  India innings (target: 222 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AR Khurasiya lbw b Perera 12 32 23 2 0 52.17
7.1 full length delivery on middle and off, Khurasiya shuffles across the line to play it on the leg side, hit on the pads, Perera and the whole of Sri Lanka goes up in appeal, that is out indeed, umpire Peter Manuel has a big grin on his 29/2
View dismissal Yuvraj Singh c Muralitharan b Perera 12 25 17 2 0 70.58
5.5 short of a length, outside the leg stump, flicks the ball in the air, guess what! there he is, Muthiah Muralitharan at short fine leg, takes a few steps to his right, takes the catch. Yuvraj hangs is head down and starts the long slow walk back 26/1
View dismissal VVS Laxman c †Kaluwitharana b Fernando 17 59 29 2 0 58.62
17.3 good length ball, rising sharply, good pace too, Laxman does it again, plays at it standing put, thin edge and through to Kalu, Fernanado celebrates and then turns around to look at the umpire. Peter manuels still has a smile as he rises the 71/4
View dismissal Harbhajan Singh c Jayasuriya b Vaas 1 5 6 0 0 16.66
8.2 good length ball, slogs at it, scoops the ball up to extra covers, Jaysuriya takes the catch. The Indian think tank has to start thinking now. Nothing seems to work today. 30/3
View dismissal SC Ganguly* c Jayasuriya b Arnold 69 122 105 7 1 65.71
37.3 on middle and leg, Ganguly slightly frustrated, goes for the sweep, gets a top edge, goes straight down the troat of Jayasuriya, it is all cheers in Colombo 151/5
R Dravid not out 49 126 81 0 0 60.49
View dismissal RS Sodhi b Muralitharan 19 18 20 1 0 95.00
42.3 this is why he is the king of off spin, pitched outside the off stump, Sodhi shapes to play at it, always looking agressive, exaggerated turn on this. Spins sharply in and disturbs the castle 178/6
View dismissal V Sehwag c Perera b Muralitharan 12 17 14 0 0 85.71
46.5 The magician does it again, fools Sehwag to play a false shot, the pressure of the two dot balls tells, hits in the air to the happiest fielder at long off, Perera takes the catch! Murali strikes another body blow 200/7
SS Dighe not out 11 13 11 0 0 100.00
Extras (lb 1, w 6, nb 6) 13
  Total (7 wickets; 50 overs; 215 mins) 215 (4.30 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wicket WPUJC Vaas 7 1 22 1 3.14 (1w)
8.2 to Harbhajan Singh, good length ball, slogs at it, scoops the ball up to extra covers, Jaysuriya takes the catch. The Indian think tank has to start thinking now. Nothing seems to work today. 30/3
View wickets ASA Perera 6 0 26 2 4.33 (2nb, 5w)
5.5 to Yuvraj Singh, short of a length, outside the leg stump, flicks the ball in the air, guess what! there he is, Muthiah Muralitharan at short fine leg, takes a few steps to his right, takes the catch. Yuvraj hangs is head down and starts the long slow walk back 26/1
7.1 to Khurasiya, full length delivery on middle and off, Khurasiya shuffles across the line to play it on the leg side, hit on the pads, Perera and the whole of Sri Lanka goes up in appeal, that is out indeed, umpire Peter Manuel has a big grin on his 29/2
View wicket CRD Fernando 7 0 29 1 4.14 (4nb)
17.3 to Laxman, good length ball, rising sharply, good pace too, Laxman does it again, plays at it standing put, thin edge and through to Kalu, Fernanado celebrates and then turns around to look at the umpire. Peter manuels still has a smile as he rises the 71/4
View wickets M Muralitharan 10 1 35 2 3.50
42.3 to Sodhi, this is why he is the king of off spin, pitched outside the off stump, Sodhi shapes to play at it, always looking agressive, exaggerated turn on this. Spins sharply in and disturbs the castle 178/6
46.5 to Sehwag, The magician does it again, fools Sehwag to play a false shot, the pressure of the two dot balls tells, hits in the air to the happiest fielder at long off, Perera takes the catch! Murali strikes another body blow 200/7
  HDPK Dharmasena 10 0 46 0 4.60
  ST Jayasuriya 7 0 44 0 6.28
View wicket RP Arnold 3 0 12 1 4.00
37.3 to Ganguly, on middle and leg, Ganguly slightly frustrated, goes for the sweep, gets a top edge, goes straight down the troat of Jayasuriya, it is all cheers in Colombo 151/5

Match details


Toss - Sri Lanka, who chose to bat
Points - Sri Lanka 2, India 0
Player of the match - ASA Perera (Sri Lanka)
Umpires - PT Manuel and TH Wijewardene
TV umpire - MG Silva
Match referee - CW Smith (West Indies)

Match Notes


    • 4th umpire: DN Pathirana
    • Sri Lankan innings:
    • Sri Lanka 50 in 11.5 overs, 59 mins
    • Sri Lanka 100 in 24.5 overs, 112 mins
    • DA Gunawardene 50 off 116 mins, 83 balls, 7x4
    • Sri Lanka 150 in 36.3 overs, 160 mins
    • Sri Lanka 200 in 47.3 overs, 196 mins
    • Indian innings:
    • India 50 in 13.5 overs, 63 mins
    • India 100 in 26.4 overs, 122 mins
    • SC Ganguly 50 off 99 mins, 88 balls, 5x4
    • India 150 in 36.2 overs, 159 mins
    • India 200 in 46.2 overs, 197 mins
 
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