RESULT
8th Match, Colombo (SSC), August 01, 2001, Coca-Cola Cup (Sri Lanka)
227/8
(45.5/50 ov, T:228) 181

India won by 46 runs

Player Of The Match
98* (110)
yuvraj-singh
Match centre 
Scorecard summary
India 227/8(50 overs)
Sri Lanka 181/10(45.5 overs)

India have won by 46 runs

This was a do or die match for the Indians, they have done well to beat Sri Lanka for the second consecutive match

Sri Lanka were set a stiff target of 228 for a win. Zaheer Khan and Nehra bowled well to destroy the top-rder

Tomorrow's match between India and New Zealand is a virtual semi final. The winners will go to the finals on the 05th of August.

CricInfo's Top Performer of the day is Yuvraj Singh for his brilliant knock of 98 not out

Sri Lanka batsmen put up a below par performance with the bat and were bowled out for just 181.

Tomorrow is the big game. India will take on New Zealand, it is going to be a cracker of a match

Yuvraj Singh is the Man of the Match

We will be back with you tomorrow with all the live action at 1000 Hrs local time, 0930 Hrs IST, 0400 Hrs GMT. Thanks for being with us.

So long.

So long.

45.5
W
Nehra to Vaas, OUT

heaves it in the air towards extra cover, Harbhajan Singh takes a good catch!

Chaminda Vaas c Harbhajan Singh b Nehra 13 (11b 0x4 1x6 26m) SR: 118.18
45.4
1
Nehra to Fernando, 1 run
45.3
1
Nehra to Vaas, 1 run
45.2
1
Nehra to Fernando, 1 run
45.1
Nehra to Fernando, no run
end of over 454 runs • 1 wicket
SL: 178/9CRR: 3.95 RRR: 10.00
Chaminda Vaas12 (9b 1x6)
Dilhara Fernando0 (0b)
Zaheer Khan 8-1-24-2
44.6
Khan to Vaas, no run
44.5
W
Khan to Murali, OUT

heaves it in the air, high and high, Agarkar comes around at mid-wicket takes the catch

Muthiah Muralidaran c sub (AB Agarkar) b Khan 11 (14b 0x4 0x6 13m) SR: 78.57
44.4
1
Khan to Vaas, 1 run
44.3
1
Khan to Murali, 1 run
44.2
2
Khan to Murali, 2 runs
44.1
Khan to Murali, no run
end of over 4413 runs
SL: 174/8CRR: 3.95 RRR: 9.00
Chaminda Vaas11 (7b 1x6)
Muthiah Muralidaran8 (10b)
Reetinder Sodhi 6-0-34-0
43.6
6
Sodhi to Vaas, SIX runs

heaved straight over mid-wicket for a mighty six!

43.5
2
Sodhi to Vaas, 2 runs
43.4
3
Sodhi to Murali, 3 runs
43.3
Sodhi to Murali, no run
43.2
2
Sodhi to Murali, 2 runs
43.1
Sodhi to Murali, no run
end of over 434 runs • 1 wicket
SL: 161/8CRR: 3.74 RRR: 9.57
Muthiah Muralidaran3 (6b)
Chaminda Vaas3 (5b)
Zaheer Khan 7-1-20-1
42.6
1
Khan to Murali, 1 run
42.5
Khan to Murali, no run

back of a length, quick and outside the off, Murali lets it go throuh to the keeper

42.4
Khan to Murali, no run

full and quick, fired in outside the off, played at and missed, Muralis is batting some way outside leg stump!

Match details
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossSri Lanka, elected to field first
Series
Season2001
Player Of The Match
India
Yuvraj Singh
Match numberODI no. 1742
Match daysday (50-over match)
Umpires
Sri Lanka
Asoka de Silva
Sri Lanka
Gamini Silva
TV Umpire
Sri Lanka
Tyron Wijewardene
Match Referee
West Indies
Cammie Smith
PointsIndia 2, Sri Lanka 0
Sri Lanka Innings
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Coca-Cola Cup (Sri Lanka)
TEAMMWLPTNRR
SL64280.242
IND6336-0.229
NZ6244-0.012