Result
3rd Test, Colombo (SSC), Aug 29 - Sep 2 2001, India tour of Sri Lanka
(124.5 ov)
234 & 299
610/6d
Sri Lanka won by an innings and 77 runs
Player Of The Match
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SS Das  b Muralitharan5911113410053.15
S Ramesh c Jayawardene b Muralitharan461151584040.00
R Dravid c Tillakaratne b Muralitharan36851292042.35
SC Ganguly (c)lbw b Muralitharan19100011.11
M Kaif c †Sangakkara b Vaas1442572033.33
HK Badani c Tillakaratne b Muralitharan3856737067.85
SS Dighe lbw b Muralitharan022000.00
SV Bahutule st †Sangakkara b Muralitharan1842692042.85
Harbhajan Singh lbw b Vaas2470050.00
Z Khan c Jayawardene b Muralitharan023000.00
BKV Prasad not out1022231045.45
Extras(b 2, lb 3, nb 3, w 2)10
TOTAL(81.1 Ov, RR: 2.88)234
Fall of wickets: 1-97 (Shiv Sunder Das, 33.4 ov), 2-115 (Sadagoppan Ramesh, 39.3 ov), 3-119 (Sourav Ganguly, 41.5 ov), 4-146 (Mohammad Kaif, 56.3 ov), 5-192 (Rahul Dravid, 65.2 ov), 6-192 (Sameer Dighe, 65.4 ov), 7-207 (Hemang Badani, 73.4 ov), 8-210 (Harbhajan Singh, 74.6 ov), 9-213 (Zaheer Khan, 75.5 ov), 10-234 (Sairaj Bahutule, 81.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas2476022.5001
DK Liyanage923203.5500
CRD Fernando1223803.1620
M Muralitharan34.198782.5402
TT Samaraweera201206.0000
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MS Atapattu c Das b Harbhajan Singh10822831011047.36
ST Jayasuriya (c) b Prasad3042634071.42
KC Sangakkara c Badani b Prasad471001039047.00
DPMD Jayawardene lbw b Bahutule13921633914164.35
RP Arnold  b Prasad3139584079.48
DK Liyanage c †Dighe b Harbhajan Singh317230017.64
HP Tillakaratne not out13621431616063.55
TT Samaraweera not out10317520110058.85
Extras(lb 4, nb 5, w 4)13
TOTAL(171 Ov, RR: 3.56, 710 Mts)610/6d
Fall of wickets: 1-48 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 14.5 ov), 2-119 (Kumar Sangakkara, 40.5 ov), 3-252 (Marvan Atapattu, 77.4 ov), 4-310 (Russel Arnold, 89.3 ov), 5-321 (Dulip Liyanage, 93.6 ov), 6-416 (Mahela Jayawardene, 121.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Z Khan27313404.9611
BKV Prasad34810132.9721
Harbhajan Singh53.3618523.4500
SC Ganguly12.334403.5211
SV Bahutule31510113.2502
HK Badani821702.1200
S Ramesh502404.8000
India 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SS Das c Tillakaratne b Muralitharan6816216511041.97
S Ramesh  b Muralitharan551642294033.53
R Dravid run out (Atapattu)361241524029.03
SC Ganguly (c)c Jayawardene b Samaraweera301031482129.12
M Kaif run out (†Sangakkara)530310016.66
HK Badani lbw b Vaas1166751016.66
SV Bahutule  b Jayasuriya024000.00
SS Dighe run out (Atapattu)438480010.52
Harbhajan Singh c Atapattu b Vaas1720321185.00
Z Khan c Atapattu b Muralitharan45404452112.50
BKV Prasad not out49170044.44
Extras(b 8, lb 5, nb 9, w 2)24
TOTAL(124.5 Ov, RR: 2.39, 478 Mts)299
Fall of wickets: 1-107 (Shiv Sunder Das, 42.1 ov), 2-147 (Sadagoppan Ramesh, 62.5 ov), 3-186 (Rahul Dravid, 84.5 ov), 4-196 (Mohammad Kaif, 92.4 ov), 5-210 (Sourav Ganguly, 98.5 ov), 6-211 (Sairaj Bahutule, 99.6 ov), 7-221 (Hemang Badani, 113.1 ov), 8-221 (Sameer Dighe, 114.1 ov), 9-269 (Harbhajan Singh, 121.1 ov), 10-299 (Zaheer Khan, 124.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas2796222.2903
CRD Fernando1735903.4713
M Muralitharan46.51710932.3202
ST Jayasuriya21103411.6100
DK Liyanage501202.4000
TT Samaraweera841011.2511
MATCH DETAILS
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of Sri Lanka
Player Of The Match
Muttiah Muralitharan
Player Of The Series
Muttiah Muralitharan
Series resultSri Lanka won the 3-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 1559
Season2001
Match days29,30,31 August 1,2 September 2001 (5-day match)
Test debut
Thilan Samaraweera
Umpires
Asoka de Silva
David Orchard
TV Umpire
Tyron Wijewardene
Match Referee
Cammie Smith
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 29 Aug - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 13/0 (MS Atapattu 2*, ST Jayasuriya 10*, 6 ov)
Thu, 30 Aug - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 323/5 (DPMD Jayawardene 95*, HP Tillakaratne 0*, 96 ov)
Fri, 31 Aug - day 3 - India 2nd innings 28/0 (SS Das 22*, S Ramesh 4*, 13 ov)
Sat, 01 Sep - day 4 - India 2nd innings 217/6 (HK Badani 8*, SS Dighe 4*, 109 ov)
Sun, 02 Sep - day 5 - India 2nd innings 299 (124.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • India 250 in 118.1 overs, 450 mins
Day 4
  • India 50 in 21 overs, 87 mins
  • SS Das 50 off 106 balls, 109 mins, 8x4
  • India 100 in 33.1 overs, 139 mins
  • At Lunch India 112/1 in 44 overs, 171 mins (Ramesh 34*, Dravid 4*)
  • S Ramesh 50 off 157 balls, 223 mins, 4x4
  • India 150 in 68.1 overs, 252 mins
  • At Tea India 169/2 in 78 overs, 291 mins (Dravid 28*, Ganguly 10*)
  • India 200 in 94 overs, 359 mins
Day 3
  • DPMD Jayawardene 100 off 157 balls, 247 mins, 10x4, 1x6
  • Sri Lanka 350 in 104.2 overs, 433 mins
  • Sri Lanka 400 in 116.5 overs, 488 mins
  • HP Tillakaratne 50 off 94 balls, 121 mins, 7x4
  • At Lunch: Sri Lanka 430/6 in 124 overs, 523 mins (Tillakaratne 57*, Samaraweera 2*)
  • Sri Lanka 450 in 132.1 overs, 551 mins
  • Sri Lanka 500 in 146.4 overs, 612 mins
  • HP Tillakaratne 100 off 165 balls, 221 mins, 13x4
  • 7th wicket partnership 100 runs between Tillakaratne and Samaraweera came in 171 balls, 111 mins
  • TT Samaraweera 50 off 113 balls, 133 mins, 3x4
  • At Tea: Sri Lanka 533/6 in 156 overs, 643 mins (Tillakaratne 112*, Samaraweera50*)
  • Sri Lanka 550 in 159.3 overs, 657 mins
  • 3rd New ball taken after 162 overs, Sri Lanka were 569/6 (Tillakaratne 127*, Samaraweera 71*)
  • Sri Lanka 600 in 168.4 overs, 697 mins
  • TT Samaraweera 100 off 175 balls, 201 mins, 10x4
Day 2
  • Sri Lanka 50 in 15.4 overs, 69 mins
  • At Lunch Sri Lanka 93/1 in 35 overs, 145 mins, (MS Atapattu 30*, KC Sangakkara 29*)
  • Sri Lanka 100 in 36.4 overs, 152 mins
  • MS Atapattu 50 off 121 balls, 182 mins, 4x4
  • Sri Lanka 150 in 47.4 overs, 197 mins
  • Sri Lanka 200 in 61 overs, 251 mins
  • At Tea Sri Lanka 204/2 in 65 overs, 265 mins (MS Atapattu 86*, DPMD Jayawardene 36*)
  • DPMD Jayawardene 50 in 75 balls, 115 mins, 3x4, 1x6
  • 3rd wicket partnership 100 runs between Atapattu and Jayawardene came in 160 balls, 105 mins
  • MS Atapattu 100 in 201 balls, 280 mins (11x4)
Day 1
  • India 50 in 13.2 overs, 59 mins
  • SS Das 50 off 89 balls, 104 mins, 10x4
  • At Lunch India 91/0 in 30 overs, 120 mins (SS Das 57*, S Ramesh 30*)
  • India 100 in 35 overs, 141 mins
  • India 150 in 59.1 overs, 239 mins
  • At Tea India 155/4 in 60 overs, 240 mins (R Dravid 21*, HK Badani 6*)
  • India 200 in 69.5 overs, 286 mins
General
  • 4th Umpire: G Silva