Result
3rd ODI, India tour of Sri Lanka at Colombo (SSC), Aug 24 1997
50 ov, target 265
255/8
Sri Lanka won by 9 runs
Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
ST Jayasuriya c Jadeja b Kuruvilla3570060.00
MS Atapattu c Azharuddin b Kuruvilla312300025.00
RS Mahanama  b Kulkarni5061855081.96
PA de Silva c Azharuddin b Kulkarni1041171687088.88
A Ranatunga (c) b Kulkarni3690050.00
SKL de Silva c Tendulkar b Kuruvilla5058593086.20
UDU Chandana  b Chauhan1619211084.21
DK Liyanage c Jadeja b Tendulkar20181711111.11
HDPK Dharmasena run out (Kuruvilla)12110050.00
M Muralitharan c Tendulkar b Kuruvilla74410175.00
KSC de Silva not out011000.00
Extras(lb 1, nb 5, w 1)7
TOTAL(49.4 Ov, RR: 5.31)264
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 2-22 (Marvan Atapattu), 3-105 (Roshan Mahanama), 4-113 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 5-195 (Lanka de Silva), 6-226 (Upul Chandana), 7-254 (Aravinda de Silva), 8-256 (Dulip Liyanage), 9-264 (Muttiah Muralitharan), 10-264 (Kumar Dharmasena)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
BKV Prasad603105.16---02
A Kuruvilla8.414344.96---02
NM Kulkarni1007337.30---10
RK Chauhan1004314.30---00
RR Singh703204.57---02
SR Tendulkar502214.40---00
SC Ganguly301906.33---00
India Innings (target: 265 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
SR Tendulkar (c)c †SKL de Silva b KSC de Silva39324132121.87
SC Ganguly c & b KSC de Silva1723613073.91
RR Singh c sub (RS Kalpage) b Muralitharan2841543168.29
R Dravid c Chandana b Jayasuriya4268874061.76
M Azharuddin run out (Atapattu/†SKL de Silva)65681004095.58
A Jadeja run out (PA de Silva)2232392068.75
NR Mongia not out1419360073.68
RK Chauhan c Liyanage b Chandana49100044.44
A Kuruvilla c & b Jayasuriya74701175.00
NM Kulkarni not out35100060.00
Extras(b 9, lb 1, nb 2, w 2)14
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 5.1)255/8
Did not bat: BKV Prasad 
Fall of wickets: 1-50 (Sachin Tendulkar), 2-78 (Sourav Ganguly), 3-107 (Robin Singh), 4-165 (Rahul Dravid), 5-221 (Ajay Jadeja), 6-227 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 7-235 (Rajesh Chauhan), 8-245 (Abey Kuruvilla)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
KSC de Silva804826.00---21
DK Liyanage513607.20---00
HDPK Dharmasena903303.66---00
M Muralitharan1004114.10---10
ST Jayasuriya1005625.60---10
UDU Chandana803113.87---00
MATCH DETAILS
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossIndia , elected to field first
SeriesIndia tour of Sri Lanka 1997
Player Of The Match
Aravinda de Silva
Player Of The Series
Sanath Jayasuriya
Series resultSri Lanka won the 3-match series 3-0
Match numberODI no. 1226
Season1997
Match days24 August 1997 (50-over match)
Umpires
TM Samarasinghe
K.T.Francis
TV Umpire
Peter Manuel
Match Referee
John Reid