result
2nd Match, Colombo (SSC), Feb 24 - 28 1999, Asian Test Championship
(104 ov)518/7d & 306/5
Match drawn
player of the match
Mahela Jayawardene
Sri Lanka (and Ceylon)
India 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sadagoppan Ramesh c Ranatunga b Jayawardene14321431718066.82
VVS Laxman c de Silva b Perera1122372050.00
Rahul Dravid c Ranatunga b Hathurusingha10721831412049.08
Sachin Tendulkar c †Kaluwitharana b Vaas53549410098.14
Mohammad Azharuddin (c)c Hathurusingha b Arnold8716121812054.03
Sourav Ganguly c sub (RS Kalpage) b Upashantha561272096044.09
Nayan Mongia c de Silva b Arnold2556752044.64
Anil Kumble not out 1015241066.66
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
Chaminda Vaas31510813.48---01
Ruchira Perera30412514.16---17
Eric Upashantha2839413.35---11
Chandika Hathurusingha1835112.83---12
Russel Arnold24.529423.78---00
Mahela Jayawardene1133513.18---00
Sri Lanka 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Russel Arnold run out (Dravid)34931205136.55
Marvan Atapattu lbw b Nehra613241046.15
Mahela Jayawardene c & b Kumble24246567730252.04
Chandika Hathurusingha lbw b Prasad1439612035.89
Aravinda de Silva  b Harbhajan Singh2354694042.59
Arjuna Ranatunga (c)c sub (HH Kanitkar) b Kumble661131768058.40
Hashan Tillakaratne st †Mongia b Harbhajan Singh14471053029.78
Romesh Kaluwitharana  b Harbhajan Singh2345572051.11
Chaminda Vaas c Laxman b Kumble2364933035.93
Eric Upashantha lbw b Kumble617221035.29
Ruchira Perera not out 1960011.11
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, 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
Venkatesh Prasad3169413.03---10
Ashish Nehra2859413.35---08
Anil Kumble54.11013442.47---00
Harbhajan Singh40912733.17---00
Sachin Tendulkar501603.20---00
Sourav Ganguly11000.00---00
India 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sadagoppan Ramesh c Tillakaratne b Upashantha3038505078.94
VVS Laxman lbw b Upashantha25631113039.68
Sourav Ganguly st †Kaluwitharana b de Silva781672448046.70
Sachin Tendulkar not out 12423530810152.76
Mohammad Azharuddin (c)c Arnold b de Silva1541430036.58
Anil Kumble c Vaas b Arnold1040360025.00
Venkatesh Prasad not out 952431017.30
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
Chaminda Vaas1835803.22---00
Ruchira Perera1426004.28---23
Eric Upashantha1524122.73---01
Russel Arnold23.445412.28---00
Aravinda de Silva18.225923.21---02
Mahela Jayawardene1413002.14---00
Hashan Tillakaratne11000.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossSri Lanka, elected to field first
SeriesAsian Test Championship
Season1998/99
Player Of The Match
Mahela Jayawardene
Mahela Jayawardene
Match numberTest no. 1445
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Ashish Nehra
Ashish Nehra
Eric Upashantha
Eric Upashantha
Ruchira Perera
Ruchira Perera
Umpires
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Rudi Koertzen
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Russell Tiffin
TV Umpire
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Saleem Badar
Match Referee
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Cammie Smith
PointsIndia 5, Sri Lanka 4
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 Hathurusingha 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 NOTES
Day 3
  • Play was called off 1.5 hrs before close of play due to bad light.
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.