Result
1st ODI, Sri Lanka tour of India at Guwahati, Dec 22 1997
45/45 ov
172/9
37.5/43 ov, target 173
173/3
India won by 7 wickets (with 31 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka Innings (45 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
ST Jayasuriya c Jadeja b Mohanty17120014.28
MS Atapattu c †Mongia b Mohanty821401038.09
RS Mahanama c Jadeja b Singh681151651159.13
PA de Silva c Chauhan b Mohanty412190033.33
A Ranatunga (c)c Singh b Ganguly2745681060.00
RS Kaluwitharana c Bahutule b Singh2333293069.69
HDPK Dharmasena c Bahutule b Singh912110075.00
UDU Chandana lbw b Singh4791057.14
WPUJC Vaas not out713160053.84
M Muralitharan  b Singh1460025.00
KSC de Silva not out33400100.00
Extras(lb 9, nb 2, w 6)17
TOTAL(45 Ov, RR: 3.82)172/9
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 1.5 ov), 2-22 (Marvan Atapattu, 7.5 ov), 3-30 (Aravinda de Silva, 11.5 ov), 4-92 (Arjuna Ranatunga, 27.1 ov), 5-133 (Romesh Kaluwitharana, 35.6 ov), 6-152 (Kumar Dharmasena, 39.3 ov), 7-156 (Roshan Mahanama, 41.2 ov), 8-161 (Upul Chandana, 41.6 ov), 9-167 (Muttiah Muralitharan, 43.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
J Srinath941601.77---11
DS Mohanty913133.44---01
RK Chauhan703004.28---00
SC Ganguly603115.16---00
SV Bahutule903303.66---10
RR Singh502254.40---10
India Innings (target: 173 runs from 43 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
SC Ganguly  b Vaas1231430038.70
A Jadeja run out (†Kaluwitharana)715281046.66
NS Sidhu c Atapattu b Muralitharan3650724072.00
SR Tendulkar (c)not out82861106095.34
M Azharuddin not out2846523060.86
Extras(lb 1, nb 1, w 6)8
TOTAL(37.5 Ov, RR: 4.57)173/3
Did not bat: RR Singh, NR Mongia, SV Bahutule, J Srinath, RK Chauhan, DS Mohanty 
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Ajay Jadeja, 5.4 ov), 2-26 (Sourav Ganguly, 8.3 ov), 3-94 (Navjot Sidhu, 22.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas711912.71---10
KSC de Silva7.503103.95---21
HDPK Dharmasena502404.80---00
M Muralitharan704917.00---30
ST Jayasuriya802903.62---00
UDU Chandana302006.66---00
MATCH DETAILS
Nehru Stadium, Guwahati
TossIndia , elected to field first
SeriesSri Lanka tour of India 1997/98
Player Of The Match
Robin Singh
Series resultIndia led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 1267
Season1997/98
Match days22 December 1997 (50-over match)
debut
Sairaj Bahutule
Umpires
Bala Murali
KS Giridharan
TV Umpire
Subrata Banerjee
Match Referee
Ahmed Ebrahim
MATCH NOTES
Early morning fog and mist delayed the play by 45 minutes. Match reduced to 45 overs a side.
  • India were fined 2 overs for a slow over rate