RESULT
6th Match, Colombo (RPS), July 28, 2001, Coca-Cola Cup (Sri Lanka)
(45.4/50 ov, T:184) 184/3

India won by 7 wickets (with 26 balls remaining)

Player Of The Match
VVS Laxman, INDIA
87* (127)
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Sri Lanka INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sanath Jayasuriya (c)c Khurasiya b Harbhajan Singh57721015179.16
Romesh Kaluwitharana c Sodhi b Yuvraj Singh46971203047.42
Marvan Atapattu c Sodhi b Sehwag3452470065.38
Mahela Jayawardene c †Dighe b Badani511130045.45
Chaminda Vaas c Laxman b Harbhajan Singh510210050.00
Russel Arnold c Yuvraj Singh b Nehra1117220064.70
Suresh Perera  b Khan411130036.36
Kumar Sangakkara run out (Dravid/†Dighe)26150033.33
Kumar Dharmasena c †Dighe b Khan1350033.33
Muthiah Muralidaran  b Nehra2430050.00
Dilhara Fernando not out 1340033.33
Extras(lb 10, nb 5)15
TOTAL46.5 Ov (RR: 3.90, 187 Mts)183
Fall of wickets: 1-103 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 24.2 ov), 2-128 (Romesh Kaluwitharana, 30.5 ov), 3-143 (Mahela Jayawardene, 35.1 ov), 4-160 (Marvan Atapattu, 39.1 ov), 5-166 (Chaminda Vaas, 40.5 ov), 6-177 (Suresh Perera, 43.6 ov), 7-177 (Russel Arnold, 44.1 ov), 8-178 (Kumar Dharmasena, 45.2 ov), 9-181 (Muthiah Muralidaran, 46.1 ov), 10-183 (Kumar Sangakkara, 46.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Zaheer Khan803023.75302001
43.6 to ASA Perera, a yorker! one of those Zaheer Khan special! right on the base of the off stump, BOWLED!. 177/6
45.2 to HDPK Dharmasena, back of a length and outside the off, slanted away, Dharmasena tries to run the ball to third man, big edge through to the keeper and another Lankan wicket goes down. 178/8
Ashish Nehra7.503123.95343104
44.1 to RP Arnold, Nehra brought into the attack, bowls one short, goes for the cut, hits it straight to Yuvraj, thank you says the fielder, Arnold has to make the long walk back. 177/7
46.1 to M Muralidaran, fires it in full, has a wild swipe at it, Murali knows best to attack, defence is not his strength, Nehra wins, you miss, I hit, clean bowled!. 181/9
Harbhajan Singh1013223.20381000
24.2 to ST Jayasuriya, short of a length, kicking up a little, Jayasuriya goes one knee down and tries to heave it over mid-wicket, gets a top edge, straight down the throat of Khurasiya at mid-wicket. 103/1
40.5 to WPUJC Vaas, Vaas tries to force the issue, goes for a big sweep shot, top edges, goes straight to Laxman, makes no mistake. 166/5
Reetinder Sodhi301304.33101000
Virender Sehwag1004014.00281000
39.1 to MS Atapattu, gives the charge and plays it inthe air, straight to Sodhi, easy catch to Sodhi. 160/4
Yuvraj Singh612013.33170000
30.5 to RS Kaluwitharana, gives the charge, hits it in the air, straight to Sodhi in the covers, he doesn'y any of this, Kalu has to walk back, this has been patchy effort from Kaluwitharana. 128/2
Hemang Badani20713.5070000
35.1 to DPMD Jayawardene, . 143/3
India INNINGS (Target: 184 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Amay Khurasiya  b Vaas021000.00
Virender Sehwag c Sangakkara b Dharmasena2741605065.85
VVS Laxman not out 8712717610068.50
Rahul Dravid (c)c †Kaluwitharana b Vaas4379863054.43
Hemang Badani not out 1127300040.74
Extras(lb 5, nb 2, w 9)16
TOTAL45.4 Ov (RR: 4.02, 178 Mts)184/3
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Amay Khurasiya, 0.2 ov), 2-67 (Virender Sehwag, 13.3 ov), 3-151 (Rahul Dravid, 37.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas1014724.70438021
0.2 to AR Khurasiya, good length delivery on off stump, Khurasiya walks across and offers a nothing shot, ball goes right through his defense, Khurasiya fails again, out for a duck!. 1/1
37.1 to R Dravid, pitched on a good length, seaming away with the angle, Dravid hangs his bat at it, gets an edge, Kalu does the rest. 151/3
Suresh Perera201206.0082020
Dilhara Fernando612504.16232011
Muthiah Muralidaran1032802.80433020
Kumar Dharmasena1003613.60291010
13.3 to V Sehwag, comes down the track to heave the ball over midon, but straight to Sangakkara at mid on, another wicket falls for India. 67/2
Sanath Jayasuriya502204.40151010
Russel Arnold2.40903.37101000
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MATCH DETAILS
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
TossSri Lanka, elected to bat first
Series
Season2001
Player Of The Match
India
VVS Laxman
Match numberODI no. 1740
Match daysday (50-over match)
Umpires
Sri Lanka
Asoka de Silva
Sri Lanka
Peter Manuel
TV Umpire
Sri Lanka
Gamini Silva
Match Referee
West Indies
Cammie Smith
PointsIndia 2, Sri Lanka 0
MATCH NOTES
  • 4th Umpire: LV Jayasundara
  • Sri Lankan innings:
  • Sri Lanka 50 in 9.1 overs, 45 mins
  • ST Jayasuriya 50 off 91 mins, 62 balls, 5x5, 1x6
  • Sri Lanka 100 in 23.2 overs, 97 mins
  • Sri Lanka 150 in 37 overs, 141 mins
  • Indian innings:
  • India 50 in 11 overs, 49 mins
  • India 100 in 23.4 overs, 98 mins
  • VVS Laxman 50 off 111 mins, 80 balls, 6x4
  • India 150 in 36.2 overs, 145 mins
India Innings
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Coca-Cola Cup (Sri Lanka)
TEAMMWLPTNRR
SL64280.242
INDIA6336-0.229
NZ6244-0.012