- BATSMENRMB4s6sSRb Wickramasinghe1760016.66c Mahanama b Dharmasena35113675052.23c Mahanama b Ranatunga9330221914042.46c †SKL de Silva b Dharmasena17351636125247.92b Pushpakumara14832024420360.65lbw b Pushpakumara072000.00b Pushpakumara61081075.00lbw b Dharmasena41581050.00c Pushpakumara b Wickramasinghe640270022.22not out1544332045.45run out (†SKL de Silva)3960050.00Extras28 (b 3, lb 15, nb 6, w 4)TOTAL512 all out (162.1 Overs, RR: 3.15)Fall of wickets: 1-1 (NR Mongia, ), 2-55 (NS Sidhu, ), 3-215 (R Dravid, ), 4-471 (SC Ganguly, ), 5-475 (SR Tendulkar, ), 6-476 (M Azharuddin, ), 7-481 (A Kumble, ), 8-487 (RK Chauhan, ), 9-502 (A Kuruvilla, ), 10-512 (BKV Prasad, )
- BATSMENRMB4s6sSRc Azharuddin b Kumble50694490113.63c sub (A Jadeja) b Chauhan9840327315035.89c Kumble b Chauhan402121423028.16c Kumble b Prasad2069662030.30c †Mongia b Chauhan661361218154.54c Azharuddin b Chauhan12515006.66lbw b Kuruvilla251771154021.73retired hurt20121882022.72c sub (NM Kulkarni) b Kuruvilla41471057.14b Srinath28200100.00not out02000-Extras35 (b 7, lb 12, nb 12, w 4)TOTAL361 all out (143.2 Overs, RR: 2.51)Fall of wickets: 1-65 (ST Jayasuriya, ), 2-180 (HDPK Dharmasena, ), 3-219 (RS Mahanama, ), 4-259 (MS Atapattu, ), 5-269 (A Ranatunga, ), 6-312 (PA de Silva, ), 7-351 (HP Tillakaratne, ), 7-355 (SKL de Silva, 141.6 ov), 8-359 (WPUJC Vaas, ), 9-361 (GP Wickramasinghe, )
- BATSMENRMB4s6sSRc Tillakaratne b Wickramasinghe1115121091.66c Pushpakumara b Jayasuriya43109705161.42c PA de Silva b Dharmasena851531218070.24c PA de Silva b Jayasuriya1328161081.25c PA de Silva b Dharmasena412120033.33not out934140064.28c Mahanama b Dharmasena1330033.33c sub (DPMD Jayawardene) b Dharmasena5880062.50run out (Tillakaratne)01000-c PA de Silva b Dharmasena011000.00Extras10 (b 3, lb 6, nb 1)TOTAL181/9d (42.4 Overs, RR: 4.24)Fall of wickets: 1-15 (SC Ganguly, ), 2-103 (NS Sidhu, ), 3-136 (SR Tendulkar, ), 4-149 (M Azharuddin, ), 5-173 (R Dravid, ), 6-175 (A Kumble, ), 7-181 (J Srinath, ), 8-181 (RK Chauhan, ), 9-181 (A Kuruvilla, )
- BATSMENRMB4s6sSRc Tendulkar b Kumble37115863143.02c Kumble b Chauhan3187566055.35lbw b Chauhan351671393025.17c Chauhan b Srinath1850322156.25b Chauhan12121801015.00c Azharuddin b Kumble871580013.79not out1847354051.42c Prasad b Kumble01613000.00not out021000.00Extras7 (lb 2, nb 5)TOTAL166/7 (82 Overs, RR: 2.02)Fall of wickets: 1-58 (MS Atapattu, ), 2-73 (ST Jayasuriya, ), 3-106 (PA de Silva, ), 4-133 (RS Mahanama, ), 5-146 (A Ranatunga, ), 6-160 (HDPK Dharmasena, ), 7-166 (SKL de Silva, )
Sri Lanka , elected to field first
3-match series drawn 0-0
Player of the match
Player of the series
3,4,5,6,7 December 1997 (5-day match)
- Wed, 3 Dec - day 1 - India 1st innings 247/3 (SC Ganguly 92*, SR Tendulkar 8*)
- Thu, 4 Dec - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 66/1 (MS Atapattu 15*, HDPK Dharmasena 0*)
- Fri, 5 Dec - day 3 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 286/5 (PA de Silva 48*, HP Tillakaratne 4*)
- Sat, 6 Dec - day 4 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 6/0 (ST Jayasuriya 1*, MS Atapattu 5*)
- Sun, 7 Dec - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 166/7 (82 ov) - end of match
- Weather interrupted in the Sri Lankan 2nd innings. Rain and then bad light eventually prevented 12 overs from being bowled.
- SKL de Silva retired hurt at 355/7 (141.6 ov) (hit on the upper lip by a bouncer from Srinath bouncer)
- Tillakaratne kept the wickets in the Indian 2nd innings.
- Dravid had an overthrown 5 runs.
- Tendulkar had an all run 4. (not included in his 4 count)