Result
2nd Match, Colombo (SSC), Feb 24-28 1999, Asian Test Championship
(104 ov)
518/7d & 306/5
485
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
S Ramesh c Ranatunga b Jayawardene14321431718066.82
VVS Laxman c de Silva b Perera1122372050.00
R Dravid c Ranatunga b Hathurusingha10721831412049.08
SR Tendulkar c †Kaluwitharana b Vaas53549410098.14
M Azharuddin (c)c Hathurusingha b Arnold8716121812054.03
SC Ganguly c sub (RS Kalpage) b Upashantha561272096044.09
NR Mongia c de Silva b Arnold2556752044.64
A Kumble not out1015241066.66
Extras(b 5, lb 6, nb 12, w 3)26
TOTAL(142.5 Ov, RR: 3.62)518/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-20 (VVS Laxman, 7.1 ov), 2-252 (Sadagoppan Ramesh, 71.3 ov), 3-288 (Rahul Dravid, 78.6 ov), 4-351 (Sachin Tendulkar, 90.1 ov), 5-463 (Mohammad Azharuddin, 125.3 ov), 6-491 (Sourav Ganguly, 136.3 ov), 7-518 (Nayan Mongia, 142.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas31510813.4801
PDRL Perera30412514.1617
KEA Upashantha2839413.3511
UC Hathurusingha1835112.8312
RP Arnold24.529423.7800
DPMD Jayawardene1133513.1800
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RP Arnold run out (Dravid)34931205136.55
MS Atapattu lbw b Nehra613241046.15
DPMD Jayawardene c & b Kumble24246567730252.04
UC Hathurusingha lbw b Prasad1439612035.89
PA de Silva  b Harbhajan Singh2354694042.59
A Ranatunga (c)c sub (HH Kanitkar) b Kumble661131768058.40
HP Tillakaratne st †Mongia b Harbhajan Singh14471053029.78
RS Kaluwitharana  b Harbhajan Singh2345572051.11
WPUJC Vaas c Laxman b Kumble2364933035.93
KEA Upashantha lbw b Kumble617221035.29
PDRL Perera not out1960011.11
Extras(b 1, lb 19, nb 9, w 4)33
TOTAL(159.1 Ov, RR: 3.04)485
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Marvan Atapattu, 5.2 ov), 2-93 (Russel Arnold, 29.3 ov), 3-129 (Chandika Hathurusingha, 44.1 ov), 4-178 (Aravinda de Silva, 59.2 ov), 4-293* (Arjuna Ranatunga, retired not out ), 5-354 (Hashan Tillakaratne, 115.5 ov), 6-390 (Romesh Kaluwitharana, 131.2 ov), 7-466 (Chaminda Vaas, 153.2 ov), 8-466 (Arjuna Ranatunga, 153.3 ov), 9-484 (Eric Upashantha, 157.3 ov), 10-485 (Mahela Jayawardene, 159.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
BKV Prasad3169413.0310
A Nehra2859413.3508
A Kumble54.11013442.4700
Harbhajan Singh40912733.1700
SR Tendulkar501603.2000
SC Ganguly11000.0000
India 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
S Ramesh c Tillakaratne b Upashantha3038505078.94
VVS Laxman lbw b Upashantha25631113039.68
SC Ganguly st †Kaluwitharana b de Silva781672448046.70
SR Tendulkar not out12423530810152.76
M Azharuddin (c)c Arnold b de Silva1541430036.58
A Kumble c Vaas b Arnold1040360025.00
BKV Prasad not out952431017.30
Extras(b 1, lb 3, nb 9, w 2)15
TOTAL(104 Ov, RR: 2.94)306/5
Fall of wickets: 1-50 (Sadagoppan Ramesh, 9.6 ov), 2-74 (VVS Laxman, 21.5 ov), 3-213 (Sourav Ganguly, 64.2 ov), 4-253 (Mohammad Azharuddin, 78.4 ov), 5-283 (Anil Kumble, 88.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas1835803.2200
PDRL Perera1426004.2823
KEA Upashantha1524122.7301
RP Arnold23.445412.2800
PA de Silva18.225923.2102
DPMD Jayawardene1413002.1400
HP Tillakaratne11000.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossSri Lanka , elected to field first
SeriesAsian Test Championship 1999
Player Of The Match
Mahela Jayawardene
Match numberTest no. 1445
Season1998/99
Match days24,25,26,27,28 February 1999 (5-day match)
Test debut
Eric Upashantha
Ruchira Perera
Ashish Nehra
Umpires
Russell Tiffin
Rudi Koertzen
TV Umpire
Saleem Badar
Match Referee
Cammie Smith
PointsIndia 5, Sri Lanka 4
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 24 Feb - day 1 - India 1st innings 351/3 (SR Tendulkar 53*, M Azharuddin 19*, 90 ov)
Thu, 25 Feb - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 121/2 (DPMD Jayawardene 59*, UC Hathurusingha 11*, 37 ov)
Fri, 26 Feb - day 3 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 293/4 (DPMD Jayawardene 128*, A Ranatunga 66*, 95.2 ov)
Sat, 27 Feb - day 4 - India 2nd innings 59/1 (VVS Laxman 17*, SC Ganguly 7*, 13.3 ov)
Sun, 28 Feb - day 5 - India 2nd innings 306/5 (104 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 4
  • A Ranatunga retired hurt on 66* from 293/4 to 466/7
  • Rain interrupts play again, Umpires had to call of play due to inclement weather.
Day 3
  • Play was called off 1.5 hrs before close of play due to bad light.