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Sri Lanka vs India, 6th Match at Colombo, Jul 28 2001, Coca-Cola Cup (Sri Lanka)

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
87* (127)
Sri Lanka Innings
India Innings
Match Flow
Sri Lanka  (50 ovs maximum)
c Khurasiya b Harbhajan Singh57721015179.16
c Sodhi b Yuvraj Singh46971203047.42
c Sodhi b Sehwag3452470065.38
c †Dighe b Badani511130045.45
c Laxman b Harbhajan Singh510210050.00
c Yuvraj Singh b Nehra1117220064.70
b Khan411130036.36
run out (Dravid/†Dighe)26150033.33
c †Dighe b Khan1350033.33
b Nehra2430050.00
not out 1340033.33
Extras(lb 10, nb 5)15
TOTAL46.5 Ov (RR: 3.90, 187 Mins)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)
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
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
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
39.1 to MS Atapattu, gives the charge and plays it inthe air, straight to Sodhi, easy catch to Sodhi. 160/4
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
35.1 to DPMD Jayawardene, . 143/3
India  (T: 184 runs from 50 ovs)
b Vaas021000.00
c Sangakkara b Dharmasena2741605065.85
not out 8712717610068.50
c †Kaluwitharana b Vaas4379863054.43
not out 1127300040.74
Extras(lb 5, nb 2, w 9)16
TOTAL45.4 Ov (RR: 4.02, 178 Mins)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)
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
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
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  • 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
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
TossSri Lanka, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
Match numberODI no. 1740
Match daysday (50-over match)
TV Umpire
Match Referee
PointsIndia 2, Sri Lanka 0
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