Result
2nd Test, Galle, Jul 31 - Aug 3 2008, India tour of Sri Lanka
329 & 269
(47.3 ov, target 307)
292 & 136
India won by 170 runs
Player Of The Match
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Gambhir lbw b Mendis561031348054.36
V Sehwag not out20123134822487.01
R Dravid c Warnapura b Mendis2670033.33
SR Tendulkar lbw b Vaas53510166.66
SC Ganguly c †HAPW Jayawardene b Vaas054000.00
VVS Laxman c Samaraweera b Mendis39831084046.98
KD Karthik lbw b Mendis711130063.63
A Kumble (c)st †HAPW Jayawardene b Muralitharan432420012.50
Harbhajan Singh  b Mendis1740014.28
Z Khan c †HAPW Jayawardene b Muralitharan27110028.57
I Sharma lbw b Mendis0410000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 4, w 7)12
TOTAL(82 Ov, RR: 4.01, 348 Mts)329
Fall of wickets: 1-167 (Gautam Gambhir, 31.5 ov), 2-173 (Rahul Dravid, 33.1 ov), 3-178 (Sachin Tendulkar, 34.1 ov), 4-178 (Sourav Ganguly, 34.6 ov), 5-278 (VVS Laxman, 59.6 ov), 6-290 (Dinesh Karthik, 63.5 ov), 7-317 (Anil Kumble, 74.3 ov), 8-318 (Harbhajan Singh, 75.4 ov), 9-323 (Zaheer Khan, 78.4 ov), 10-329 (Ishant Sharma, 81.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas1927423.8910
KMDN Kulasekara814005.0020
BAW Mendis28111764.1700
M Muralitharan2719323.4400
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MG Vandort c Dravid b Khan43210133.33
SM Warnapura c Gambhir b Harbhajan Singh669713610168.04
KC Sangakkara c & b Harbhajan Singh681201429056.66
DPMD Jayawardene (c)c †Karthik b Kumble8618824510045.74
TT Samaraweera lbw b Harbhajan Singh1437632037.83
TM Dilshan c Gambhir b Harbhajan Singh032000.00
HAPW Jayawardene c Laxman b Harbhajan Singh2467851035.82
WPUJC Vaas c Harbhajan Singh b Kumble1450025.00
KMDN Kulasekara not out540830012.50
BAW Mendis lbw b Kumble022000.00
M Muralitharan c Ganguly b Harbhajan Singh022000.00
Extras(b 10, lb 12, nb 2)24
TOTAL(93.3 Ov, RR: 3.12, 388 Mts)292
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Michael Vandort, 0.3 ov), 2-137 (Malinda Warnapura, 34.5 ov), 3-144 (Kumar Sangakkara, 36.6 ov), 4-192 (Thilan Samaraweera, 52.3 ov), 5-192 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 52.6 ov), 6-250 (Prasanna Jayawardene, 74.2 ov), 7-255 (Chaminda Vaas, 75.2 ov), 8-291 (Mahela Jayawardene, 92.3 ov), 9-291 (Ajantha Mendis, 92.5 ov), 10-292 (Muttiah Muralitharan, 93.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Z Khan915115.6602
I Sharma813604.5000
A Kumble3678132.2500
Harbhajan Singh40.3810262.5100
India 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Gambhir  b Mendis7414915510049.66
V Sehwag c Dilshan b Vaas5052856196.15
R Dravid lbw b Muralitharan44921336047.82
SR Tendulkar c DPMD Jayawardene b Vaas3142545073.80
SC Ganguly st †HAPW Jayawardene b Muralitharan1645761035.55
VVS Laxman lbw b Mendis1315291086.66
KD Karthik c Sangakkara b Muralitharan2022321290.90
A Kumble (c)lbw b Mendis2890025.00
Harbhajan Singh c & b Mendis1112331091.66
I Sharma run out (Dilshan/†HAPW Jayawardene)013000.00
Z Khan not out12024005.00
Extras(lb 7)7
TOTAL(76.2 Ov, RR: 3.52, 321 Mts)269
Fall of wickets: 1-90 (Virender Sehwag, 19.3 ov), 2-144 (Gautam Gambhir, 40.6 ov), 3-200 (Sachin Tendulkar, 54.5 ov), 4-200 (Rahul Dravid, 55.6 ov), 5-221 (VVS Laxman, 62.3 ov), 6-252 (Dinesh Karthik, 69.1 ov), 7-255 (Sourav Ganguly, 69.6 ov), 8-257 (Anil Kumble, 70.5 ov), 9-257 (Ishant Sharma, 71.1 ov), 10-269 (Harbhajan Singh, 76.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas1343222.4600
KMDN Kulasekara503106.2000
M Muralitharan31310733.4500
BAW Mendis27.249243.3600
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings (target: 307 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MG Vandort lbw b Harbhajan Singh1060981016.66
SM Warnapura c Laxman b Sharma037000.00
KC Sangakkara c Laxman b Khan1350033.33
DPMD Jayawardene (c)c Dravid b Sharma5761071.42
TT Samaraweera not out671262178053.17
TM Dilshan c †Karthik b Sharma3847705080.85
HAPW Jayawardene c Ganguly b Harbhajan Singh420370020.00
WPUJC Vaas lbw b Harbhajan Singh0710000.00
KMDN Kulasekara c Sharma b Kumble1880012.50
BAW Mendis c Kumble b Harbhajan Singh2340066.66
M Muralitharan c & b Kumble035000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 2, nb 2)8
TOTAL(47.3 Ov, RR: 2.86, 238 Mts)136
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Malinda Warnapura, 1.3 ov), 2-5 (Kumar Sangakkara, 2.2 ov), 3-10 (Mahela Jayawardene, 3.3 ov), 4-37 (Michael Vandort, 19.6 ov), 5-113 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 35.5 ov), 6-130 (Prasanna Jayawardene, 42.4 ov), 7-131 (Chaminda Vaas, 44.2 ov), 8-132 (Nuwan Kulasekara, 45.6 ov), 9-135 (Ajantha Mendis, 46.4 ov), 10-136 (Muttiah Muralitharan, 47.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Z Khan811812.2502
I Sharma1582031.3300
A Kumble10.334123.9000
Harbhajan Singh1415143.6400
MATCH DETAILS
Galle International Stadium
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of Sri Lanka
Player Of The Match
Virender Sehwag
Series result3-match series level 1-1
Match numberTest no. 1884
Season2008
Hours of play (local time)09.45am start, Lunch 12.15-12.55pm, Tea 2.55-3.15pm, Close 5.45pm
Match days31 July, 1,2,3 August 2008 (5-day match)
Umpires
Rudi Koertzen
Billy Doctrove
TV Umpire
Mark Benson
Reserve Umpire
Gamini Dissanayake
Match Referee
Alan Hurst
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 31 Jul - day 1 - India 1st innings 214/4 (V Sehwag 128*, VVS Laxman 13*, 44.3 ov)
Fri, 01 Aug - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 215/5 (DPMD Jayawardene 46*, HAPW Jayawardene 5*, 61 ov)
Sat, 02 Aug - day 3 - India 2nd innings 200/4 (SC Ganguly 0*, VVS Laxman 0*, 56.4 ov)
Sun, 03 Aug - day 4 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 136 (47.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 4
  • 10:19 local time: Over 65.4 India first review - successful
  • India: 250 runs in 67.5 overs (407 balls), Extras 4
  • 10:33 local time: Over 68.3 Sri Lanka's second review - unsuccessful
  • Drinks: India - 252/5 in 69.0 overs (SC Ganguly 16, KD Karthik 20)
  • 10:50 local time: Over 70.5 India first review - unsuccessful
  • Innings Break: India - 269/10 in 76.2 overs (Z Khan 1)
  • Sri Lanka 2nd innings
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 24/3 in 9.0 overs (MG Vandort 4, TT Samaraweera 10)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 37/4 in 20.0 overs (TT Samaraweera 14)
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 22.1 overs (135 balls), Extras 7
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 49 balls (TT Samaraweera 26, TM Dilshan 24, Ex 0)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 31.2 overs (190 balls), Extras 7
  • TT Samaraweera: 50 off 86 balls (6 x 4)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 109/4 in 35.0 overs (TT Samaraweera 52, TM Dilshan 34)
  • 15:46 local time: Over 40.1 Sri Lanka's first review - successful
  • 14:48 local time: Over 33.3 India's first review - unsuccessful
Day 3
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 50 off 98 balls (5 x 4)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 116 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 22, HAPW Jayawardene 22, Ex 9)
  • Sri Lanka: 250 runs in 73.5 overs (443 balls), Extras 17
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 250/5 in 74.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 57, HAPW Jayawardene 24)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 268/7 in 85.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 73, KMDN Kulasekara 1)
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 292/10 in 93.3 overs (KMDN Kulasekara 5)
  • India 2nd innings
  • India: 50 runs in 10.3 overs (63 balls), Extras 0
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 63 balls (G Gambhir 14, V Sehwag 36, Ex 0)
  • Drinks: India - 69/0 in 14.0 overs (G Gambhir 28, V Sehwag 41)
  • V Sehwag: 50 off 49 balls (6 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 14:28 local time: Over 22.3 Sri Lanka's first review - unsuccessful
  • India: 100 runs in 23.2 overs (140 balls), Extras 1
  • G Gambhir: 50 off 84 balls (6 x 4)
  • Tea: India - 121/1 in 30.0 overs (G Gambhir 56, R Dravid 14)
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 98 balls (G Gambhir 32, R Dravid 18, Ex 0)
  • India: 150 runs in 42.5 overs (257 balls), Extras 1
  • Drinks: India - 190/2 in 50.0 overs (R Dravid 43, SR Tendulkar 22)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 57 balls (R Dravid 24, SR Tendulkar 26, Ex 0)
  • India: 200 runs in 53.2 overs (320 balls), Extras 1
  • 16:46 local time: Over 55.6 Sri Lanka's second review - successful
  • Bad Light: India - 200/4 in 56.4 overs (SC Ganguly 0, VVS Laxman 0)
  • End Of Day: India - 200/4 in 56.4 overs (SC Ganguly 0, VVS Laxman 0)
Day 2
  • Mark Benson the TV Umpire on Day 1 took over from Rudi Koertzen as he was not feeling well, Gamini Silva took over as the TV umpire for the remainder of the match
  • India 1st innings
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 78 balls (V Sehwag 33, VVS Laxman 19, Ex 0)
  • India: 250 runs in 54.3 overs (329 balls), Extras 10
  • V Sehwag: 150 off 144 balls (21 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Drinks: India - 263/4 in 57.0 overs (V Sehwag 156, VVS Laxman 32)
  • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 149 balls (V Sehwag 59, VVS Laxman 39, Ex 2)
  • India: 300 runs in 67.2 overs (407 balls), Extras 12
  • Drinks: India - 307/6 in 70.0 overs (V Sehwag 184, A Kumble 2)
  • 11:23 local time: Over 68.5 Sri Lanka's third review - unsuccessful
  • V Sehwag: 200 off 227 balls (22 x 4, 4 x 6)
  • 12:15 local time: Over 81.6 India's second review - unsuccessful
  • Lunch: India - 329/10 in 82.0 overs (V Sehwag 201)
  • Sri Lanka 1st innings
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 8.2 overs (50 balls), Extras 0
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 59 balls (SM Warnapura 27, KC Sangakkara 23, Ex 0)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 64/1 in 13.0 overs (SM Warnapura 29, KC Sangakkara 31)
  • KC Sangakkara: 50 off 63 balls (7 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 19.6 overs (120 balls), Extras 1
  • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 120 balls (SM Warnapura 48, KC Sangakkara 51, Ex 1)
  • BSM Warnapura: 50 off 54 balls (8 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 14:51 local time: Over 27.3 India's first review - unsuccessful
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 126/1 in 28.0 overs (SM Warnapura 60, KC Sangakkara 59)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 39.1 overs (235 balls), Extras 5
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 166/3 in 46.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 19, TT Samaraweera 4)
  • 16:47 local time: Over 52.3 Sri Lanka's first review - unsuccessful
  • 17:00 local time: Over 54.1 India's second review - unsuccessful
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 55.2 overs (332 balls), Extras 8
  • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 215/5 in 61.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 46, HAPW Jayawardene 5)
Day 1
  • India 1st innings
  • 11:04 local time: Over 10.2 Sri Lanka's first review - unsuccessful
  • India: 50 runs in 11.5 overs (73 balls), Extras 7
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 73 balls (G Gambhir 18, V Sehwag 25, Ex 7)
  • Drinks: India - 61/0 in 13.0 overs (G Gambhir 19, V Sehwag 35)
  • V Sehwag: 50 off 50 balls (8 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • India: 100 runs in 19.1 overs (117 balls), Extras 7
  • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 117 balls (G Gambhir 34, V Sehwag 59, Ex 7)
  • India: 150 runs in 28.2 overs (172 balls), Extras 10
  • 1st Wicket: 150 runs in 172 balls (G Gambhir 49, V Sehwag 91, Ex 10)
  • G Gambhir: 50 off 92 balls (7 x 4)
  • Lunch: India - 151/0 in 29.0 overs (G Gambhir 50, V Sehwag 91)
  • Rain: India - 151/0 in 29.0 overs (G Gambhir 50, V Sehwag 91)
  • Wet Ground: India - 151/0 in 29.0 overs (G Gambhir 50, V Sehwag 91)
  • Tea: India - 151/0 in 29.0 overs (G Gambhir 50, V Sehwag 91)
  • Wet Ground: India - 151/0 in 29.0 overs (G Gambhir 50, V Sehwag 91)
  • V Sehwag: 100 off 87 balls (15 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • 16:42 local time: Over 31.5 India's first review - unsuccessful
  • 17:19 local time: Over 38.5 Sri Lanka's second review - unsuccessful
  • India: 200 runs in 40.6 overs (248 balls), Extras 10
  • Drinks: India - 205/4 in 42.0 overs (V Sehwag 124, VVS Laxman 8)
  • Bad Light: India - 214/4 in 44.3 overs (V Sehwag 128, VVS Laxman 13)
  • End Of Day: India - 214/4 in 44.3 overs (V Sehwag 128, VVS Laxman 13)
  • India 2nd innings
  • 11:00 local time: Over 71.6 Sri Lanka's third review - unsuccessful
  • Sri Lanka 2nd innings
  • 15:46 local time: Over 40.1 Sri Lanka's first review - successful