Result
1st Test, Colombo (RPS), Aug 2-6 1997, India tour of Sri Lanka
537/8d
(271 ov)
952/6d
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
Match centre 
Scorecard summary
India537/8d(167.3 overs)1st Innings
Sri Lanka952/6d(271 overs)1st Innings
Match details
R.Premadasa Stadium, Khettarama, Colombo
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of Sri Lanka
Player Of The Match
Sanath Jayasuriya
Series result2-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1374
Season1997
Match days2,3,4,5,6 August 1997 (5-day match)
Test debut
Mahela Jayawardene
Nilesh Kulkarni
Umpires
Steve Randell
K.T.Francis
TV Umpire
Peter Manuel
Match Referee
John Reid