Result
1st Test, Colombo (SSC), Jul 23-26 2008, India tour of Sri Lanka
600/6d
(f/o)
223 & 138 (45 ov)
Sri Lanka won by an innings and 239 runs
Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MG Vandort c †Karthik b Sharma313180023.07
SM Warnapura c Dravid b Harbhajan Singh11520226814056.93
KC Sangakkara c Dravid b Khan1221471057.14
DPMD Jayawardene (c)c †Karthik b Sharma13625937510152.50
TT Samaraweera c Laxman b Khan12722429218056.69
TM Dilshan not out12517026412173.52
HAPW Jayawardene c Sharma b Harbhajan Singh3070951042.85
WPUJC Vaas not out2232474068.75
Extras(b 4, lb 5, nb 18, w 3)30
TOTAL(162 Ov, RR: 3.7, 705 Mts)600/6d
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Michael Vandort, 3.6 ov), 2-57 (Kumar Sangakkara, 12.6 ov), 3-212 (Malinda Warnapura, 60.5 ov), 4-360 (Mahela Jayawardene, 102.2 ov), 5-454 (Thilan Samaraweera, 129.2 ov), 6-545 (Prasanna Jayawardene, 151.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Z Khan37215624.21212
I Sharma33412423.7510
SC Ganguly812403.0000
Harbhajan Singh43214923.4600
A Kumble37412103.2706
V Sehwag401704.2500
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Gambhir c Samaraweera b Muralitharan3955745070.90
V Sehwag c Warnapura b Kulasekara25162350156.25
R Dravid  b Mendis1435552040.00
SR Tendulkar  b Muralitharan2746603058.69
SC Ganguly c Kulasekara b Muralitharan2357804040.35
VVS Laxman  b Mendis561181626047.45
KD Karthik c & b Muralitharan916131056.25
A Kumble (c)lbw b Mendis11534006.66
Harbhajan Singh c Warnapura b Muralitharan99920100.00
Z Khan lbw b Mendis516130031.25
I Sharma not out1354701024.07
Extras(lb 2)2
TOTAL(72.5 Ov, RR: 3.06, 298 Mts)223
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Virender Sehwag, 5.1 ov), 2-79 (Gautam Gambhir, 17.3 ov), 3-79 (Rahul Dravid, 18.1 ov), 4-123 (Sachin Tendulkar, 31.5 ov), 5-138 (Sourav Ganguly, 37.6 ov), 6-147 (Dinesh Karthik, 41.6 ov), 7-170 (Anil Kumble, 48.5 ov), 8-181 (Harbhajan Singh, 51.2 ov), 9-188 (Zaheer Khan, 54.5 ov), 10-223 (VVS Laxman, 72.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas502304.6000
KMDN Kulasekara1124213.8100
BAW Mendis27.557242.5800
M Muralitharan2948452.8900
India 2nd Innings (following on)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Gambhir st †HAPW Jayawardene b Muralitharan43901264047.77
V Sehwag lbw b Muralitharan1317302076.47
VVS Laxman lbw b Mendis2126333080.76
SR Tendulkar c Dilshan b Muralitharan1230421040.00
R Dravid c Warnapura b Mendis1030411033.33
SC Ganguly c Dilshan b Muralitharan412141033.33
KD Karthik c DPMD Jayawardene b Muralitharan0610000.00
A Kumble (c) b Muralitharan1224242050.00
Harbhajan Singh  b Mendis1528341053.57
Z Khan  b Mendis36110050.00
I Sharma not out51200500.00
Extras0
TOTAL(45 Ov, RR: 3.06, 187 Mts)138
Fall of wickets: 1-25 (Virender Sehwag, 6.4 ov), 2-53 (VVS Laxman, 14.2 ov), 3-82 (Sachin Tendulkar, 23.4 ov), 4-95 (Gautam Gambhir, 29.5 ov), 5-103 (Sourav Ganguly, 33.5 ov), 6-103 (Rahul Dravid, 34.2 ov), 7-103 (Dinesh Karthik, 35.5 ov), 8-120 (Anil Kumble, 41.3 ov), 9-133 (Zaheer Khan, 44.3 ov), 10-138 (Harbhajan Singh, 44.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas502705.4000
KMDN Kulasekara932502.7700
BAW Mendis1836043.3300
M Muralitharan1332662.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossSri Lanka , elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of Sri Lanka
Player Of The Match
Muttiah Muralitharan
Series resultSri Lanka led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1882
Season2008
Hours of play (local time)09.45am start, Lunch 12.15-12.55pm, Tea 2.55-3.15pm, Close 5.45pm
Match days23,24,25,26 July 2008 (5-day match)
Test debut
Ajantha Mendis
Umpires
Mark Benson
Billy Doctrove
TV Umpire
Rudi Koertzen
Reserve Umpire
Grashan Liyanage
Match Referee
Alan Hurst
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 23 Jul - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 85/2 (SM Warnapura 50*, DPMD Jayawardene 16*, 22 ov)
Thu, 24 Jul - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 422/4 (TT Samaraweera 111*, TM Dilshan 20*, 120 ov)
Fri, 25 Jul - day 3 - India 1st innings 159/6 (VVS Laxman 19*, A Kumble 1*, 45 ov)
Sat, 26 Jul - day 4 - India 2nd innings 138 (45 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 4
  • Drinks: India - 195/9 in 58.0 overs (VVS Laxman 41, I Sharma 0)
  • India: 200 runs in 60.2 overs (362 balls), Extras 2
  • VVS Laxman: 50 off 94 balls (6 x 4)
  • Drinks: India - 217/9 in 71.0 overs (VVS Laxman 56, I Sharma 7)
  • Innings Break: India - 223/10 in 72.5 overs (I Sharma 13)
  • India 2nd innings
  • Lunch: India - 25/1 in 6.4 overs (G Gambhir 12)
  • 12:14 local time: Over 6.4 Muralitharan asks for a lbw referral of Sehwag and it is given in favour of the bowler.
  • India: 50 runs in 11.3 overs (69 balls), Extras 0
  • Drinks: India - 74/2 in 20.0 overs (G Gambhir 31, SR Tendulkar 9)
  • 14:14 local time: Over 23.4 Jayawardene asks for the review, when Tendulkar was caught at leg slip of the bowling of Muralitharn.
  • India: 100 runs in 32.4 overs (196 balls), Extras 0
  • Tea: India - 103/6 in 34.2 overs (KD Karthik 0)
  • 14:53 local time: Over 33.6 Jayawardene asks for a review as he takes the catch of Karthik at first slip, which was turned down by the third umpire as it was off the pad.
  • 14:57 local time: Over 34.2 Jayawardene asks for a review of the bowling of Mendis for a catch at short leg.
Day 3
  • Sri Lanka: 450 runs in 127.5 overs (784 balls), Extras 25
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 455/5 in 131.0 overs (TM Dilshan 36, HAPW Jayawardene 1)
  • TM Dilshan: 50 off 84 balls (6 x 4)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 498/5 in 143.0 overs (TM Dilshan 61, HAPW Jayawardene 18)
  • Sri Lanka: 500 runs in 143.4 overs (880 balls), Extras 26
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 90 balls (TM Dilshan 31, HAPW Jayawardene 19, Ex 1)
  • Sri Lanka: 550 runs in 153.1 overs (937 balls), Extras 26
  • TM Dilshan: 100 off 145 balls (10 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 552/6 in 154.0 overs (TM Dilshan 102, WPUJC Vaas 1)
  • 13:22 local time: Over 158.6 Kumble asks for the final review, a lbw appeal of Vaas of the bowling of Zaheer Khan.
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 60 balls (TM Dilshan 28, WPUJC Vaas 18, Ex 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 600 runs in 161.6 overs (994 balls), Extras 30
  • Innings Break: Sri Lanka - 600/6 in 162.0 overs (TM Dilshan 125, WPUJC Vaas 22)
  • India 1st innings
  • India: 50 runs in 10.2 overs (62 balls), Extras 0
  • Tea: India - 74/1 in 16.0 overs (G Gambhir 35, R Dravid 14)
  • India: 100 runs in 24.1 overs (145 balls), Extras 1
  • 15:53 local time: Over 24.6 Jayawardene asks for a lbw referral of the bowling of BAW Mendis, the batsman was SC Ganguly.
  • Drinks: India - 122/3 in 31.0 overs (SR Tendulkar 27, SC Ganguly 16)
  • Bad Light: India - 131/4 in 35.0 overs (SC Ganguly 23, VVS Laxman 2)
  • India: 150 runs in 42.3 overs (255 balls), Extras 2
  • Bad Light: India - 159/6 in 45.0 overs (VVS Laxman 19, A Kumble 1)
  • End Of Day: India - 159/6 in 45.0 overs (VVS Laxman 19, A Kumble 1)
Day 2
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 24.6 overs (153 balls), Extras 4
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 82 balls (SM Warnapura 17, DPMD Jayawardene 35, Ex 1)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 141/2 in 34.0 overs (SM Warnapura 73, DPMD Jayawardene 43)
  • Sri Lanka 1st Innings: 1x7 ball over (34th over, Z Khan, called by Umpire MR Benson)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 41.2 overs (258 balls), Extras 11
  • 3rd Wicket: 100 runs in 181 balls (SM Warnapura 46, DPMD Jayawardene 47, Ex 7)
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 50 off 93 balls (7 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 173/2 in 47.0 overs (SM Warnapura 92, DPMD Jayawardene 55)
  • BSM Warnapura: 100 off 163 balls (13 x 4)
  • 11:18 local time: Over 45.4 Kumble asks for a lbw referral of the bowling of Harbhajan Singh, the batsman was Warnapura.
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 56.5 overs (353 balls), Extras 14
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 205/2 in 59.0 overs (SM Warnapura 110, DPMD Jayawardene 66)
  • 3rd Wicket: 150 runs in 287 balls (SM Warnapura 74, DPMD Jayawardene 66, Ex 10)
  • Sri Lanka: 250 runs in 71.5 overs (445 balls), Extras 17
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 251/3 in 72.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 82, TT Samaraweera 22)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 88 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 19, TT Samaraweera 29, Ex 3)
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 100 off 207 balls (8 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Sri Lanka: 300 runs in 86.3 overs (535 balls), Extras 19
  • TT Samaraweera: 50 off 86 balls (8 x 4)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 305/3 in 88.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 105, TT Samaraweera 51)
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 183 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 41, TT Samaraweera 53, Ex 9)
  • New Ball Taken: Sri Lanka 336/3 after 95.1 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 123, TT Samaraweera 58)
  • Sri Lanka: 350 runs in 99.6 overs (617 balls), Extras 25
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 360/3 in 102.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 136, TT Samaraweera 69)
  • 16:39 local time: Over 106.3. TM Dilshan calls for a referral after being given out caught behind by umpire Benson (of the bowling of Zaheer Khan)
  • TT Samaraweera: 100 off 174 balls (15 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 400 runs in 114.5 overs (706 balls), Extras 25
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 84 balls (TT Samaraweera 38, TM Dilshan 14, Ex 0)
  • 17:34 local time: Over 119.1 Kumble asks for a lbw referral of the bowling of Harbhajan Singh, the batsman was TM Dilshan.
  • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 422/4 in 120.0 overs (TT Samaraweera 111, TM Dilshan 20)
Day 1
  • Sri Lanka 1st innings
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 0/0
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 0/0
  • 15:00 local time: A delayed start due to rain and wet outfield, play to start at 15:30 local time.
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 48/1 in 12.0 overs (SM Warnapura 33, KC Sangakkara 8)
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 12.1 overs (76 balls), Extras 4
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 55 balls (SM Warnapura 34, KC Sangakkara 12, Ex 4)
  • BSM Warnapura: 50 off 74 balls (6 x 4)
  • Bad Light: Sri Lanka - 85/2 in 22.0 overs (SM Warnapura 50, DPMD Jayawardene 16)
  • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 85/2 in 22.0 overs (SM Warnapura 50, DPMD Jayawardene 16)