Result
Final (D/N), Singer-Akai Nidahas Trophy at Colombo (RPS), Jul 7 1998
307/6
49.3/50 ov, target 308
301
India won by 6 runs
Player Of The Match
India Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
SC Ganguly c & b Muralitharan1091361846280.14
SR Tendulkar st †Kaluwitharana b Jayasuriya1281311828297.70
M Azharuddin (c) b Chandana56100083.33
A Jadeja  b Jayasuriya25152702166.66
RR Singh run out (Jayasuriya)1581620187.50
AB Agarkar run out (†Kaluwitharana)53700166.66
HH Kanitkar not out54600125.00
Extras(lb 3, w 12)15
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 6.14)307/6
Did not bat: NR Mongia, A Kumble, BKV Prasad, Harbhajan Singh 
Fall of wickets: 1-252 (Sachin Tendulkar, 43.6 ov), 2-252 (Sourav Ganguly, 44.1 ov), 3-262 (Mohammad Azharuddin, 45.6 ov), 4-297 (Robin Singh, 48.4 ov), 5-297 (Ajay Jadeja, 48.5 ov), 6-307 (Ajit Agarkar, 49.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GP Wickramasinghe704306.14---30
MRCN Bandaratilleke503607.20---30
HDPK Dharmasena1006706.70---20
M Muralitharan805116.37---00
ST Jayasuriya904224.66---10
PA de Silva603205.33---11
UDU Chandana503316.60---12
Sri Lanka Innings (target: 308 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
ST Jayasuriya c Ganguly b Agarkar32254221128.00
RS Kaluwitharana  b Agarkar2436553066.66
PA de Silva c Harbhajan Singh b Agarkar10594164100111.70
MS Atapattu c Prasad b Harbhajan Singh3951613076.47
A Ranatunga (c)c †Mongia b Agarkar23223311104.54
RS Mahanama run out (Jadeja)4449811089.79
UDU Chandana  b Kumble4990044.44
HDPK Dharmasena lbw b Prasad2560040.00
GP Wickramasinghe run out (Kanitkar)56170083.33
MRCN Bandaratilleke run out (†Mongia)025000.00
M Muralitharan not out1340033.33
Extras(b 1, lb 15, nb 2, w 4)22
TOTAL(49.3 Ov, RR: 6.08)301
Fall of wickets: 1-59 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 8.2 ov), 2-73 (Romesh Kaluwitharana, 10.6 ov), 3-160 (Marvan Atapattu, 25.4 ov), 4-197 (Arjuna Ranatunga, 31.4 ov), 5-272 (Aravinda de Silva, 43.3 ov), 6-280 (Upul Chandana, 45.3 ov), 7-287 (Kumar Dharmasena, 46.4 ov), 8-295 (Roshan Mahanama, 47.6 ov), 9-298 (Niroshan Bandaratilleke, 48.5 ov), 10-301 (Pramodya Wickramasinghe, 49.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AB Agarkar1005345.30---12
BKV Prasad1005615.60---01
A Kumble9.305716.00---00
Harbhajan Singh1005715.70---10
RR Singh502505.00---00
HH Kanitkar402406.00---20
SR Tendulkar1013013.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
R.Premadasa Stadium, Khettarama, Colombo
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesSinger-Akai Nidahas Trophy
Player Of The Match
Sachin Tendulkar
Player Of The Series
Aravinda de Silva
Series resultIndia won the 1998 Singer-Akai Nidahas Trophy
Match numberODI no. 1344
Season1998
Match days7 July 1998 - day/night match (50-over match)
Umpires
K.T.Francis
Peter Manuel
TV Umpire
B.C. Cooray
Match Referee
Cammie Smith