Result
1st Test, Sri Lanka tour of India at Mohali, Nov 19-23 1997
(93.1 ov)
369 & 251/6
515/9d
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ST Jayasuriya c Chauhan b Srinath531091455048.62
MS Atapattu lbw b Srinath10824434114044.26
RS Mahanama lbw b Kumble421151336036.52
PA de Silva  b Kuruvilla3340624082.50
A Ranatunga (c)c Chauhan b Srinath3060903050.00
HP Tillakaratne c Dravid b Kumble14601181023.33
SKL de Silva  b Kuruvilla516230031.25
HDPK Dharmasena not out3758895063.79
WPUJC Vaas  b Kuruvilla215120013.33
M Muralitharan c Srinath b Kuruvilla1011151090.90
KSC de Silva  b Srinath638520015.78
Extras(b 4, lb 13, nb 12)29
TOTAL(125.2 Ov, RR: 2.94)369
Fall of wickets: 1-98 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 2-202 (Roshan Mahanama), 3-254 (Marvan Atapattu), 4-254 (Aravinda de Silva), 5-301 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 6-307 (Lanka de Silva), 7-307 (Hashan Tillakaratne), 8-313 (Chaminda Vaas), 9-333 (Muttiah Muralitharan), 10-369 (Sajeewa de Silva)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
J Srinath27.249243.3607
A Kuruvilla2778843.2507
DS Mohanty1915703.0000
A Kumble3498122.3800
SC Ganguly22000.0000
RK Chauhan1623402.1200
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
NR Mongia  b Muralitharan571822397131.31
NS Sidhu run out (PA de Silva/†SKL de Silva)13137247614235.21
R Dravid c Ranatunga b Jayasuriya341171494029.05
SR Tendulkar (c)c Dharmasena b Jayasuriya23931292024.73
M Azharuddin lbw b Vaas531382158038.40
SC Ganguly c Tillakaratne b Vaas10924032510245.41
A Kumble c Dharmasena b Muralitharan2249663044.89
J Srinath c Mahanama b KSC de Silva69171066.66
RK Chauhan c Dharmasena b Muralitharan212130016.66
A Kuruvilla not out3539510389.74
Extras(b 19, lb 10, nb 8, w 6)43
TOTAL(206.5 Ov, RR: 2.48)515/9d
Did not bat: DS Mohanty 
Fall of wickets: 1-120 (Nayan Mongia), 2-214 (Rahul Dravid), 3-259 (Navjot Sidhu), 4-274 (Sachin Tendulkar), 5-353 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 6-400 (Anil Kumble), 7-419 (Javagal Srinath), 8-426 (Rajesh Chauhan), 9-515 (Sourav Ganguly)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas36.51110722.9014
KSC de Silva2858112.8911
HDPK Dharmasena34116501.9100
M Muralitharan753017432.3215
ST Jayasuriya3095921.9600
A Ranatunga33000.0000
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ST Jayasuriya c †Mongia b Srinath17141530121.42
MS Atapattu c Chauhan b Kuruvilla31691175044.92
RS Mahanama lbw b Srinath1116272068.75
PA de Silva not out11026337715141.82
A Ranatunga (c)c Dravid b Kuruvilla38190037.50
HP Tillakaratne c Tendulkar b Chauhan948741018.75
HDPK Dharmasena  b Srinath25116653021.55
SKL de Silva not out11361421030.55
Extras(b 13, lb 9, nb 12)34
TOTAL(93.1 Ov, RR: 2.69)251/6
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 2-40 (Roshan Mahanama), 3-67 (Marvan Atapattu), 4-82 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 5-106 (Hashan Tillakaratne), 6-209 (Kumar Dharmasena)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
J Srinath2237533.4005
DS Mohanty1643202.0000
A Kuruvilla15.142921.9104
A Kumble1956603.4702
RK Chauhan18112311.2700
SC Ganguly22000.0000
M Azharuddin10404.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh
TossIndia , elected to field first
SeriesSri Lanka tour of India
Player Of The Match
Aravinda de Silva
Series result3-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1385
Season1997/98
Match days19,20,21,22,23 November 1997 (5-day match)
Test debut
Lanka de Silva
Umpires
Steve Bucknor
Srinivas Venkataraghavan
TV Umpire
Umesh Kumar
Match Referee
Bob Simpson
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 19 Nov - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 280/4 (A Ranatunga 14*, HP Tillakaratne 9*)
Thu, 20 Nov - day 2 - India 1st innings 91/0 (NR Mongia 41*, NS Sidhu 47*)
Fri, 21 Nov - day 3 - India 1st innings 293/4 (M Azharuddin 23*, SC Ganguly 7*)
Sat, 22 Nov - day 4 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 61/2 (MS Atapattu 26*, PA de Silva 6*)
Sun, 23 Nov - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 251/6 (93.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 251/6 (93.1 ov) - end of match
Day 4
  • day 4 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 61/2 (MS Atapattu 26*, PA de Silva 6*)
Day 3
  • day 3 - India 1st innings 293/4 (M Azharuddin 23*, SC Ganguly 7*)
Day 2
  • day 2 - India 1st innings 91/0 (NR Mongia 41*, NS Sidhu 47*)
Day 1
  • day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 280/4 (A Ranatunga 14*, HP Tillakaratne 9*)