Sri Lanka 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
S Wettimuny lbw b Sharma 79 229 13 0
JR Ratnayeke lbw b Kapil Dev 93 14 0
PA de Silva b Arun 26 0
AP Gurusinha b Kapil Dev 19 0
RL Dias c Azharuddin b Arun 50 83 59 7 0 84.74
LRD Mendis* lbw b Sharma 1 0 0
A Ranatunga lbw b Maninder Singh 52 36 8 1 144.44
RG de Alwis b Maninder Singh 13 0
ALF de Mel c Arun b Shastri 25 0
EAR de Silva lbw b Arun 21 0
GF Labrooy not out 5 0
Extras (b 1, lb 10, w 6, nb 19) 36
Total (all out; 138 overs) 420 (3.04 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-159 (Wettimuny), 2-217 (PA de Silva), 3-217 (Ratnayeke), 4-286 (Gurusinha), 5-292 (Mendis), 6-355 (Dias), 7-355 (Ranatunga), 8-389 (de Alwis), 9-394 (de Mel), 10-420 (EAR de Silva)
Bowling O M R W Econ
N Kapil Dev 30 11 81 2 2.70
B Arun 27 7 76 3 2.81
C Sharma 31 4 122 2 3.93
Maninder Singh 32 12 89 2 2.78
RJ Shastri 17 6 37 1 2.17
K Srikkanth 1 0 4 0 4.00
India 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
SM Gavaskar c Wettimuny b Labrooy 176 506 302 22 0 58.27
K Srikkanth c †de Alwis b Ratnayeke 18 42 0
R Lamba run out 24 0
DB Vengsarkar c Gurusinha b de Mel 57 0
M Azharuddin lbw b Ratnayeke 199 505 16 1
RJ Shastri lbw b Ratnayeke 6 40 0
N Kapil Dev* lbw b Ratnayeke 163 240 165 19 1 98.78
B Arun not out 2 0 0
Extras (b 1, lb 11, w 1, nb 18) 31
Total (7 wickets; 167.1 overs) 676 (4.04 runs per over)
Did not bat KS More, C Sharma, Maninder Singh
Fall of wickets 1-50 (Srikkanth), 2-100 (Lamba), 3-217 (Vengsarkar), 4-380 (Gavaskar), 5-399 (Shastri), 6-671 (Kapil Dev), 7-676 (Azharuddin)
Bowling O M R W Econ
ALF de Mel 31 4 119 1 3.83
GF Labrooy 35 4 164 1 4.68
JR Ratnayeke 37.1 2 132 4 3.55
EAR de Silva 40 7 133 0 3.32
A Ranatunga 15 4 58 0 3.86
AP Gurusinha 7 0 42 0 6.00
S Wettimuny 2 0 16 0 8.00
Match details
Toss Sri Lanka, who chose to bat
Series 3-match series level 0-0
Test debuts B Arun and R Lamba (India); GF Labrooy (Sri Lanka)
Player of the match SM Gavaskar (India)
Umpires RB Gupta and VK Ramaswamy
Close of play
Wed, 17 Dec - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 217/2 (JR Ratnayeke 93*, AP Gurusinha 0*)
Thu, 18 Dec - day 2 - no play
Fri, 19 Dec - rest day
Sat, 20 Dec - day 3 - India 1st innings 74/1 (SM Gavaskar 39*, R Lamba 13*)
Sun, 21 Dec - day 4 - India 1st innings 321/3 (SM Gavaskar 148*, M Azharuddin 59*)
Mon, 22 Dec - day 5 - India 1st innings 676/7 (167.1 ov) - end of match
 
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Series Results
India v Sri Lanka at Cuttack - Jan 4-7, 1987
India won by an innings and 67 runs
India v Sri Lanka at Nagpur - Dec 27-31, 1986
India won by an innings and 106 runs
India v Sri Lanka at Kanpur - Dec 17-22, 1986
Match drawn
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