RESULT
2nd Match, Colombo (SSC), February 24 - 28, 1999, Asian Test Championship
518/7d & 306/5

Match drawn

Player Of The Match
1/35 & 242
mahela-jayawardene
India 1st Innings
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
India 2nd Innings
Match Flow
Info
India 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
c Ranatunga b Jayawardene14321431718066.82
c de Silva b Perera1122372050.00
c Ranatunga b Hathurusingha10721831412049.08
c †Kaluwitharana b Vaas53549410098.14
c Hathurusingha b Arnold8716121812054.03
c sub (RS Kalpage) b Upashantha561272096044.09
c de Silva b Arnold2556752044.64
not out 1015241066.66
Extras(b 5, lb 6, nb 12, w 3)26
TOTAL142.5 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
31510813.48---01
30412514.16---17
2839413.35---11
1835112.83---12
24.529423.78---00
1133513.18---00
Sri Lanka 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
run out (Dravid)34931205136.55
lbw b Nehra613241046.15
c & b Kumble24246567730252.04
lbw b Prasad1439612035.89
b Harbhajan Singh2354694042.59
c sub (HH Kanitkar) b Kumble661131768058.40
st †Mongia b Harbhajan Singh14471053029.78
b Harbhajan Singh2345572051.11
c Laxman b Kumble2364933035.93
lbw b Kumble617221035.29
not out 1960011.11
Extras(b 1, lb 19, nb 9, w 4)33
TOTAL159.1 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 Hathurusinghe, 44.1 ov), 4-178 (Aravinda de Silva, 59.2 ov), 4-293, 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
3169413.03---10
2859413.35---08
54.11013442.47---00
40912733.17---00
501603.20---00
11000.00---00
India 2nd Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
c Tillakaratne b Upashantha3038505078.94
lbw b Upashantha25631113039.68
st †Kaluwitharana b de Silva781672448046.70
not out 12423530810152.76
c Arnold b de Silva1541430036.58
c Vaas b Arnold1040360025.00
not out 952431017.30
Extras(b 1, lb 3, nb 9, w 2)15
TOTAL104 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
1835803.22---00
1426004.28---23
1524122.73---01
23.445412.28---00
18.225923.21---02
1413002.14---00
11000.00---00
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CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 24 Feb - day 1 - India 1st innings 351/3 (Sachin Tendulkar 53*, Mohammad Azharuddin 19*, 90 ov)
Thu, 25 Feb - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 121/2 (Mahela Jayawardene 59*, Chandika Hathurusinghe 11*, 37 ov)
Fri, 26 Feb - day 3 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 293/4 (Mahela Jayawardene 128*, Arjuna Ranatunga 66*, 95.2 ov)
Sat, 27 Feb - day 4 - India 2nd innings 59/1 (VVS Laxman 17*, Sourav Ganguly 7*, 13.3 ov)
Sun, 28 Feb - day 5 - India 2nd innings 306/5 (104 ov) - end of match
MATCH FLOW
Day 3
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.
MATCH DETAILS
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossSri Lanka, elected to field first
Series
Season1998/99
Player Of The Match
Match numberTest no. 1445
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Umpires
TV Umpire
Match Referee
PointsIndia 5, Sri Lanka 4
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