Result
1st Test, Colombo (SSC), Aug 30 - Sep 4 1985, India tour of Sri Lanka
218 & 251
(8 ov, target 123)
347 & 61/4
Match drawn
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
LS Rajput c †Silva b Ahangama32-90-0-
K Srikkanth  b Ratnayake2--00-
M Azharuddin c †Silva b Ahangama3--00-
DB Vengsarkar c †Silva b de Mel6---0-
SM Gavaskar run out51-342-0-
RJ Shastri c †Silva b de Mel9-30-0-
N Kapil Dev (c)c †Silva b de Mel36262470138.46
S Viswanath c EAR de Silva b de Mel20---0-
C Sharma c †Silva b de Mel38---0-
G Sharma not out10---0-
Maninder Singh lbw b Ratnayake0--00-
Extras(lb 5, nb 5, w 1)11
TOTAL(97.2 Ov, RR: 2.23)218
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Kris Srikkanth), 2-30 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 3-47 (Dilip Vengsarkar), 4-49 (Lalchand Rajput), 5-65 (Ravi Shastri), 6-101 (Kapil Dev), 7-143 (Sadanand Viswanath), 8-202 (Chetan Sharma), 9-218 (Sunil Gavaskar), 10-218 (Maninder Singh)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
ALF de Mel2886452.2800
RJ Ratnayake24.276422.6300
FS Ahangama2336022.6000
EAR de Silva1251801.5000
A Ranatunga108700.7000
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
S Wettimuny c †Viswanath b C Sharma13---0-
SAR Silva c Azharuddin b C Sharma7---0-
RS Madugalle c & b Maninder Singh103-403100-
RL Dias c Azharuddin b C Sharma4---0-
LRD Mendis (c)c Gavaskar b Maninder Singh51-130-0-
A Ranatunga  b Shastri111-335-1-
PA de Silva c Azharuddin b Shastri33---0-
ALF de Mel c †Viswanath b Kapil Dev16---1-
RJ Ratnayake lbw b Kapil Dev2--00-
EAR de Silva not out1--00-
FS Ahangama c †Viswanath b Kapil Dev0--00-
Extras(lb 5, nb 1)6
TOTAL(144.4 Ov, RR: 2.39)347
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Amal Silva), 2-29 (Sidath Wettimuny), 3-33 (Roy Dias), 4-118 (Duleep Mendis), 5-262 (Ranjan Madugalle), 6-317 (Aravinda de Silva), 7-342 (Ashantha de Mel), 8-346 (Rumesh Ratnayake), 9-346 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 10-347 (Saliya Ahangama)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
N Kapil Dev30.487432.4100
C Sharma2538133.2400
RJ Shastri3497022.0500
Maninder Singh40128222.0500
G Sharma1563502.3300
India 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
LS Rajput c †Silva b Ratnayake61---0-
K Srikkanth c †Silva b Ratnayake9---0-
M Azharuddin lbw b Ahangama16---0-
DB Vengsarkar not out98-405-0-
SM Gavaskar c de Mel b Ratnayake0--00-
RJ Shastri lbw b Ratnayake40---0-
N Kapil Dev (c)c sub (SD Anurasiri) b Ratnayake6---0-
S Viswanath c †Silva b Ratnayake0--00-
C Sharma run out4---0-
G Sharma lbw b Ahangama1--00-
Maninder Singh  b Ahangama3-4500-
Extras(b 4, lb 3, nb 6)13
TOTAL(119.3 Ov, RR: 2.1)251
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Kris Srikkanth), 2-54 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 3-130 (Lalchand Rajput), 4-130 (Sunil Gavaskar), 5-188 (Ravi Shastri), 6-206 (Kapil Dev), 7-206 (Sadanand Viswanath), 8-220 (Chetan Sharma), 9-229 (Gopal Sharma), 10-251 (Maninder Singh)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
ALF de Mel3038402.8000
RJ Ratnayake41108562.0700
FS Ahangama27.3104931.7800
EAR de Silva1562001.3300
A Ranatunga62601.0000
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings (target: 123 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
PA de Silva c Maninder Singh b Kapil Dev21---1-
LRD Mendis (c)c Kapil Dev b C Sharma18---0-
RL Dias c Srikkanth b Kapil Dev0--00-
A Ranatunga run out15---0-
RS Madugalle not out5---0-
SAR Silva not out1--00-
Extras(lb 1)1
TOTAL(8 Ov, RR: 7.62)61/4
Fall of wickets: 1-38 (Aravinda de Silva), 2-39 (Roy Dias), 3-44 (Duleep Mendis), 4-58 (Arjuna Ranatunga)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
N Kapil Dev403629.0000
C Sharma402416.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of Sri Lanka
Series result3-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1023
Season1985
Match days30,31 August, 1,3,4 September 1985 (5-day match)
Test debut
Asoka de Silva
Saliya Ahangama
Lalchand Rajput
Sadanand Viswanath
Umpires
Herbi Felsinger
K.T.Francis
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 30 Aug - day 1 - India 1st innings 184/7 (SM Gavaskar 43*, C Sharma 23*)
Sat, 31 Aug - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 148/4 (RS Madugalle 55*, A Ranatunga 16*)
Sun, 01 Sep - day 3 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 342/7 (A Ranatunga 109*, RJ Ratnayake 0*)
Mon, 02 Sep - rest day
Tue, 03 Sep - day 4 - India 2nd innings 153/4 (DB Vengsarkar 42*, RJ Shastri 17*)
Wed, 04 Sep - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 61/4 (8 ov) - end of match