Result
1st ODI (D/N), India tour of Sri Lanka at Colombo (RPS), Aug 17 1997
50 ov, target 303
300/7
Sri Lanka won by 2 runs
Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
ST Jayasuriya  b Prasad735258102140.38
MS Atapattu run out (Singh/Kumble)1181532087077.12
RS Mahanama c Jadeja b Singh5358873191.37
PA de Silva c Kumble b Prasad34344920100.00
A Ranatunga (c)not out89130088.88
HP Tillakaratne not out00100-
Extras(lb 7, nb 3, w 6)16
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 6.04)302/4
Did not bat: SKL de Silva, HDPK Dharmasena, WPUJC Vaas, M Muralitharan, KSC de Silva 
Fall of wickets: 1-91 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 2-199 (Roshan Mahanama), 3-279 (Aravinda de Silva), 4-300 (Marvan Atapattu)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RK Chauhan1006406.40---01
A Kuruvilla905906.55---13
BKV Prasad905025.55---00
A Kumble805006.25---00
SR Tendulkar502805.60---40
RR Singh904414.88---12
India Innings (target: 303 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
SR Tendulkar (c)c Muralitharan b Vaas2728553096.42
SC Ganguly run out (PA de Silva/†SKL de Silva)31263640119.23
RR Singh c †SKL de Silva b Vaas1460025.00
R Dravid run out (KSC de Silva)11500100.00
M Azharuddin not out1111171905094.87
A Jadeja c & b Vaas1191211808198.34
NR Mongia run out (Mahanama)1270050.00
RK Chauhan c Mahanama b Jayasuriya1220050.00
A Kumble not out00300-
Extras(b 2, lb 3, nb 1, w 2)8
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 6.0)300/7
Did not bat: A Kuruvilla, BKV Prasad 
Fall of wickets: 1-58 (Sourav Ganguly), 2-59 (Robin Singh), 3-61 (Rahul Dravid), 4-64 (Sachin Tendulkar), 5-287 (Ajay Jadeja), 6-294 (Nayan Mongia), 7-296 (Rajesh Chauhan)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas1006336.30---10
KSC de Silva804906.12---10
HDPK Dharmasena1004004.00---00
M Muralitharan905105.66---02
ST Jayasuriya705317.57---00
PA de Silva201407.00---00
A Ranatunga402506.25---00
MATCH DETAILS
R.Premadasa Stadium, Khettarama, Colombo
TossIndia , elected to field first
SeriesIndia tour of Sri Lanka 1997
Player Of The Match
Ajay Jadeja
Series resultSri Lanka led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 1223
Season1997
Match days17 August 1997 - day/night match (50-over match)
Umpires
K.T.Francis
Peter Manuel
TV Umpire
Udaya Wickramasinghe
Match Referee
John Reid
MATCH NOTES
  • Mahanama's score includes an overthrown 5 runs.