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Sri Lanka vs India, 1st Test at Colombo, , Aug 02 1997 - Full Scorecard

RESULT
1st Test, Colombo (RPS), August 02 - 06, 1997, India tour of Sri Lanka
537/8d
952/6d

Match drawn

Player Of The Match
3/45 & 340
sanath-jayasuriya
India 1st Innings
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
Match Flow
Info
India 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
c Jayawardene b Pushpakumara738580018.42
c †Kaluwitharana b Vaas11120025013255.50
c & b Jayasuriya6919725010035.02
c Jayawardene b Muralidaran14324729220057.89
c & b Muralidaran12619929011063.31
c Mahanama b Jayasuriya055000.00
not out 27761112035.52
c Vaas b Jayasuriya2349443146.93
c Atapattu b Pushpakumara910240190.00
Extras(b 10, nb 12)22
TOTAL167.3 Ov (RR: 3.20)537/8d
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Nayan Mongia), 2-183 (Navjot Sidhu), 3-230 (Rahul Dravid), 4-451 (Sachin Tendulkar), 5-451 (Sourav Ganguly), 6-479 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 7-516 (Rajesh Chauhan), 8-537 (Abey Kuruvilla)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
2358013.47---00
19.329724.97---00
20603.00---00
65917422.67---08
39312203.12---08
1834532.50---00
10303.00---00
Sri Lanka 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
c Ganguly b Chauhan34057879936258.82
c †Mongia b Kulkarni2631425083.87
lbw b Kumble22556175327040.10
c Prasad b Ganguly12621129316059.71
run out (sub [A Jadeja]/†Mongia)8611015014078.18
c Kulkarni b Ganguly6610513310062.85
not out 1427421051.85
not out 1124360045.83
Extras(b 28, lb 9, nb 14, w 7)58
TOTAL271 Ov (RR: 3.51)952/6d
Fall of wickets: 1-39 (Marvan Atapattu), 2-615 (Roshan Mahanama), 3-615 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 4-790 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 5-921 (Mahela Jayawardene), 6-924 (Aravinda de Silva)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
2418803.66---11
1427405.28---05
78827613.53---39
72722313.09---06
701219512.78---00
905325.88---00
21201.00---00
20402.00---00
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CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 02 Aug - day 1 - India 1st innings 280/3 (Sachin Tendulkar 65*, Mohammad Azharuddin 18*)
Sun, 03 Aug - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 39/1 (Sanath Jayasuriya 12*)
Mon, 04 Aug - day 3 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 322/1 (Sanath Jayasuriya 175*, Roshan Mahanama 115*)
Tue, 05 Aug - day 4 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 587/1 (Sanath Jayasuriya 326*, Roshan Mahanama 211*)
Wed, 06 Aug - day 5 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 952/6d (271 ov) - end of match
MATCH FLOW
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
  • ST Jayasuriya 340 off 578 balls, 36x4 2x6. * 50 off 71 balls, 9x4. * 100 off 138 balls, 14x4. * 150 off 235 balls, 19x4. * 200 off 327 balls, 25x4. * Highest Test score in Sri Lanka (previous: DSBP Kuruppu 201*, Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (CCC), 1986/87). * Personal High Score in First-class cricket (previous: 207* for Sri Lanka 'B' v Pakistan 'B', 1988/89) * 250 off 425 balls, 29x4. * Highest Test score by a Sri Lankan (previous: PA de Silva 267 v New Zealand at Wellington, 1990/91). * Highest First-class score by a Sri Lankan * Highest First-class score in Sri Lanka (previous: FMM Worrell 285, Commonwealth v Ceylon at Colombo, 1950/51). * 300 off 518 balls, 32x4, 1x6. * First ever Sri Lankan to score 300 runs in a Test innings. * Highest Test score against India (previous: GA Gooch 333, England v India at Lord's, 1990). * 4th Highest score in Test history (Highest: BC Lara 375, West Indies v England at St John's, 1993/94).
  • RS Mahanama 225 off 561 balls, 27x4 0x6 * 100 off 244 balls, 10x4 * 150 off 346 balls, 18x4 * Personal High score in First-class cricket (previous: 153 for Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Moratuwa, 1992/93). * 200 off 480 balls, 22x4
  • ST Jayasuriya and RS Mahanama partnership: 576 runs * Highest Test partnership for any wicket for Sri Lanka (previous: 240* for the 4th wicket, AP Gurusinha and A Ranatunga, v Pakistan at Colombo (PSS), 1985/86). * Highest Test partnership for any wicket in Sri Lanka (previous: 246* for the 6th wicket, JJ Crowe and RJ Hadlee, New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Colombo (CCC), 1986/87). * Highest First-class partnership for the 2nd wicket in Sri Lanka (previous: 289 WAMP Perera and TP Kodikara, Antonians v Rio SC at Colombo, 1992/93). * Highest First-class partnership for any wicket in Sri Lanka (previous: 315 for the 3rd wicket, ST Perera and RS Kalpage, Bloomfield v Antonians at Colombo, 1995/96). * Highest Test partnership for the 2nd wicket (previous: 451 WH Ponsford and DG Bradman, Australia v England at The Oval, 1934). * Highest Test partnership for any wicket against India (previous: 451 Javed Miandad and Mudassar Nazar at Hyderabad, 1982/83). * Highest Test partnership for any wicket (previous: 467 MD Crowe and AH Jones, New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Wellington, 1990/91). * Highest First-class partnership for the 2nd wicket (previous: 475 Zahir Alam and LS Rajput, Assam v Tripura at Gauhati, 1991/92). * Longest Test partnership for any wicket (previous: 579 minutes, GStA Sobers and FMM Worrell, West Indies v England at Bridgetown, 1959/60). * First ever 500 run Test partnership * First time a partnership remained unbroken throughout 2 complete days of Test cricket. * (Note: Sobers and Worrell in 1959/60 batted throughout 2 days with an hour lost to rain.) * 2nd highest partnership for any wicket in First-class cricket (Highest: 577, VS Hazare and Gul Mahomed, Baroda v Holkar at Baroda, 1946/47).
  • Sri Lanka team total * Highest Test score with only 1 wicket fallen (previous: 533/1, West Indies v Pakistan at Kingston, 1957/58). * Highest Test score for Sri Lanka (previous: 547/8 v Australia at Colombo (SSC), 1992/93). * Highest First-class score in Sri Lanka (previous: 549/8d, West Indies v Ceylon at Colombo, 1966/67). * Highest Test score against India (previous: 699/5, Pakistan v India at Lahore, 1989/90). * Highest team total in a Test match (previous: 903/7d, England v Australia at The Oval, 1938). * 3rd highest team total in First-class cricket (Highest: 1107, Victoria v New South Wales at Melbourne, 1926/27).
MATCH DETAILS
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
TossIndia, elected to bat first
Series
Season1997
Player Of The Match
Series result2-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1374
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