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8th Match, Colombo (SSC), August 01, 2001, Coca-Cola Cup (Sri Lanka)
(45.5/50 ov, T:228) 181

India won by 46 runs

Player Of The Match
98* (110)
India Innings
Sri Lanka Innings
Match Flow
India  (50 ovs maximum)
lbw b Vaas011000.00
c Sangakkara b Vaas01626000.00
c Jayasuriya b Fernando1029471034.48
st †Kaluwitharana b Jayasuriya47881223053.40
c Jayawardene b Fernando211190018.18
not out 981101436189.09
b Muralidaran3037371081.08
c †Kaluwitharana b Fernando33400100.00
b Muralidaran43510133.33
not out 38160037.50
Extras(b 2, lb 7, nb 6, w 15)30
TOTAL50 Ov (RR: 4.54, 214 Mins)227/8
Did not bat:
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Virender Sehwag, 0.1 ov), 2-7 (Sourav Ganguly, 4.4 ov), 3-31 (VVS Laxman, 9.1 ov), 4-38 (Hemang Badani, 13.2 ov), 5-140 (Rahul Dravid, 35.1 ov), 6-197 (Reetinder Sodhi, 45.3 ov), 7-200 (Sameer Dighe, 46.1 ov), 8-213 (Harbhajan Singh, 47.3 ov)
0.1 to V Sehwag, what a start!bowling left-arm over the wicket, ball pitches on the off stump line and comes back in, Sehwag goes half forward, rapped on the pads, loud shout! given out lbw!. 0/1
4.4 to SC Ganguly, short outside the off, a real bad ball indeed, Ganguly could have hit it anywhere on the off side, cuts it hard and straight to the man at point, Sangakkara makes no mistake, Ganguly is OUT for a duck!. 7/2
9.1 to VVS Laxman, good length delivery, fast and furious as always, Laxman stays put in his crease and hits it through th eline, ball goes wide of mid-off, Jayasuriya makes good ground around to his left, takes a good catch, Laxman is OUT!. 31/3
13.2 to HK Badani, short of a length and just about the off stump line,fast and furious again, Badani plays a cut too close to the body, the ball flies off the edge to first slip, good sharp catch by Jayawardene. 38/4
46.1 to SS Dighe, pitched outside the off, too quick for Dighe', takes the edge and goes low down to Kalu's right, good catch. 200/7
45.3 to RS Sodhi, good length ball, spins in sharply, Sodhi stays put and tries to squeeze it down to third-man, oh ho, Sodhi has done himself again, bowled right through the gate, you dont do this to Muttiah Muralitharan's bowling. 197/6
47.3 to Harbhajan Singh, The duel between the two off spinners! Murali wins, bowls him through the gate, harbhajn going for a big swipe, hears the rattling sound of stumps disturbed, leg stump pegged back!. 213/8
35.1 to R Dravid, well flighted on off and middle, spinning away, Dravid walks down the track and closes the face of the bat a bit too early, beats the bat and Kalu does the rest, partenrship broken!. 140/5
Sri Lanka  (T: 228 runs from 50 ovs)
c Dravid b Nehra1019412052.63
run out (Harbhajan Singh)058000.00
c †Dighe b Khan1520020.00
b Ganguly34781173043.58
lbw b Ganguly2145621046.66
b Nehra1830491060.00
c Khan b Harbhajan Singh3047571163.82
run out (Dravid/†Dighe)2227421081.48
c Harbhajan Singh b Nehra13112601118.18
c sub (AB Agarkar) b Khan1114130078.57
not out 2340066.66
Extras(lb 8, nb 8, w 3)19
TOTAL45.5 Ov (RR: 3.94, 216 Mins)181
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Romesh Kaluwitharana, 1.4 ov), 2-7 (Marvan Atapattu, 2.3 ov), 3-24 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 7.3 ov), 4-67 (Russel Arnold, 21.2 ov), 5-93 (Mahela Jayawardene, 27.3 ov), 6-109 (Kumar Sangakkara, 32.1 ov), 7-151 (Suresh Perera, 40.3 ov), 8-157 (Kumar Dharmasena, 42.1 ov), 9-178 (Muthiah Muralidaran, 44.5 ov), 10-181 (Chaminda Vaas, 45.5 ov)
2.3 to MS Atapattu, a real quick one, beats the forward defensive push, Dighe takes the ball behind the stumps, loud shout for caught behind, given out! Atapattu not too pleased by the decision, walks back to the pavilion. 7/2
44.5 to M Muralidaran, heaves it in the air, high and high, Agarkar comes around at mid-wicket takes the catch. 178/9
7.3 to ST Jayasuriya, on the pads, whipped away to midwicket, Rahul Dravid at short mid-wicket throws himself to the right, good diving effort, gets the right hand to the ball, pops out, takes the catch cleanly on the second attempt, TV umpire concurs, Jayasuriya. 24/3
32.1 to KC Sangakkara, pitched outside off, angling in, takes the off stump on its way as Sangakkar plays all over it. 109/6
45.5 to WPUJC Vaas, heaves it in the air towards extra cover, Harbhajan Singh takes a good catch!. 181/10
40.3 to ASA Perera, a bit more air and outside the off, Perera takes the bait and goes for a big heave, the ball goes high up in the air and Zaheer Khan settles under the ball and long off. 151/7
21.2 to RP Arnold, a slow wobbler from Ganguly, pitched on middle and not going anywhere, going straight on... rapped on the pad, big shout, OUT lbw!. 67/4
27.3 to DPMD Jayawardene, comes out of his crease to play an ambitious shot, plays all over it and is bowled!. 93/5
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  • 4th Umpire: DN Pathirana
  • Indian innings:
  • India 50 in 14.5 overs, 80 mins
  • India 100 in 27 overs, 125 mins
  • Yuvraj Singh 50 off 69 mins, 67 balls, 4x4
  • India 150 in 37 overs, 157 mins
  • India 200 in 45.5 overs, 190 mins
  • Sri Lankan innings:
  • Sri Lanka 50 in 15.2 overs, 79 mins
  • Sri Lanka innings: 1x7 ball over (30th over - Ganguly's 9th over, given by Umpire G Silva)
  • Sri Lanka 100 in 30 overs, 142 mins
  • Sri Lanka 150 in 41 overs, 189 mins
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossSri Lanka, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Match numberODI no. 1742
Match daysday (50-over match)
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PointsIndia 2, Sri Lanka 0
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