Result
1st Test, Colombo (RPS), Apr 19-23 1997, Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka
(155.1 ov)
330 & 423/8d
378
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ST Jayasuriya  b Mushtaq Ahmed31651124047.69
RP Arnold  b Mushtaq Ahmed24821180129.26
MS Atapattu c Saleem Elahi b Saqlain Mushtaq086000.00
PA de Silva st †Moin Khan b Mushtaq Ahmed2331464074.19
A Ranatunga (c)c Saleem Elahi b Asif Mujtaba491311685037.40
HP Tillakaratne c Asif Mujtaba b Saqlain Mushtaq10322834910045.17
RS Kaluwitharana  b Saqlain Mushtaq57891068064.04
HDPK Dharmasena  b Saqlain Mushtaq12227004.54
WPUJC Vaas c †Moin Khan b Mohammad Zahid1759901028.81
DNT Zoysa lbw b Saqlain Mushtaq0612000.00
M Muralitharan not out85610160.00
Extras(b 3, lb 9, nb 4, w 1)17
TOTAL(122.2 Ov, RR: 2.69)330
Fall of wickets: 1-61 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 2-62 (Russel Arnold), 3-64 (Marvan Atapattu), 4-90 (Aravinda de Silva), 5-179 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 6-268 (Romesh Kaluwitharana), 7-280 (Kumar Dharmasena), 8-322 (Hashan Tillakaratne), 9-322 (Chaminda Vaas), 10-330 (Nuwan Zoysa)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Mohammad Zahid1724412.5800
Shahid Nazir1863702.0500
Saqlain Mushtaq44.2108952.0000
Mushtaq Ahmed34212333.6100
Asif Mujtaba922512.7700
Pakistan 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Saleem Elahi lbw b Vaas011000.00
Ramiz Raja (c)c Ranatunga b Dharmasena50851213058.82
Ijaz Ahmed c Dharmasena b Muralitharan11324532411046.12
Saleem Malik run out (Ranatunga)581151443050.43
Inzamam-ul-Haq c sub (RS Kalpage) b Muralitharan1241501029.26
Asif Mujtaba c & b Muralitharan21971182021.64
Moin Khan  b Muralitharan022000.00
Saqlain Mushtaq run out582483015023.38
Mushtaq Ahmed  b Muralitharan2654582048.14
Shahid Nazir c Ranatunga b Muralitharan22637007.69
Mohammad Zahid not out66497109.37
Extras(b 11, lb 7, nb 14)32
TOTAL(159.5 Ov, RR: 2.36)378
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Saleem Elahi), 2-102 (Ramiz Raja), 3-219 (Saleem Malik), 4-247 (Inzamam-ul-Haq), 5-248 (Ijaz Ahmed), 6-248 (Moin Khan), 7-298 (Asif Mujtaba), 8-336 (Mushtaq Ahmed), 9-349 (Shahid Nazir), 10-378 (Saqlain Mushtaq)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas3267512.3400
DNT Zoysa1005505.5000
HDPK Dharmasena52.5199311.7600
M Muralitharan53199861.8400
ST Jayasuriya301505.0000
PA de Silva401604.0000
A Ranatunga31501.6600
RP Arnold21301.5000
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MS Atapattu c Shahid Nazir b Saqlain Mushtaq2569993036.23
RP Arnold c Shahid Nazir b Saqlain Mushtaq1536641041.66
PA de Silva c Saqlain Mushtaq b Mushtaq Ahmed16838350814143.86
A Ranatunga (c)c Rameez Raja b Mushtaq Ahmed581652065035.15
HP Tillakaratne c Rameez Raja b Saqlain Mushtaq54951055056.84
RS Kaluwitharana c †Moin Khan b Shahid Nazir1754780031.48
ST Jayasuriya c Saleem Elahi b Saqlain Mushtaq62841267173.80
HDPK Dharmasena not out1152540021.15
WPUJC Vaas c sub (Mohammad Hussain) b Mushtaq Ahmed17140014.28
Extras(b 3, lb 4, nb 5)12
TOTAL(155.1 Ov, RR: 2.72)423/8d
Fall of wickets: 1-38 (Russel Arnold), 2-53 (Marvan Atapattu), 3-182 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 4-265 (Hashan Tillakaratne), 5-315 (Romesh Kaluwitharana), 6-390 (Aravinda de Silva), 7-420 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 8-423 (Chaminda Vaas)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Mohammad Zahid1116005.4500
Shahid Nazir1206115.0800
Saqlain Mushtaq631313742.1700
Mushtaq Ahmed39.199432.4000
Asif Mujtaba3056402.1300
MATCH DETAILS
R.Premadasa Stadium, Khettarama, Colombo
TossSri Lanka , elected to bat first
SeriesPakistan tour of Sri Lanka
Player Of The Match
Saqlain Mushtaq
Series result2-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1366
Season1996/97
Match days19,20,21,22,23 April 1997 (5-day match)
Test debut
Russel Arnold
Umpires
Udaya Wickramasinghe
David Shepherd
TV Umpire
K.T.Francis
Match Referee
John Reid
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 19 Apr - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 254/5 (HP Tillakaratne 65*, RS Kaluwitharana 48*)
Sun, 20 Apr - day 2 - Pakistan 1st innings 200/2 (Ijaz Ahmed 90*, Saleem Malik 47*)
Mon, 21 Apr - day 3 - Pakistan 1st innings 370/9 (Saqlain Mushtaq 51*, Mohammad Zahid 5*)
Tue, 22 Apr - day 4 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 206/3 (PA de Silva 78*, HP Tillakaratne 20*)
Wed, 23 Apr - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 423/8d (155.1 ov) - end of match