result
2nd Test, Colombo, Aug 9 - Aug 13 1997, India tour of Sri Lanka
332 & 415/7d
(100 ov, target 373)375 & 281/5
Match drawn
player of the match
Sri Lanka 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Sanath Jayasuriya c Tendulkar b Mohanty3238648084.21
Marvan Atapattu c Azharuddin b Prasad1939723048.72
Roshan Mahanama c Azharuddin b Mohanty37561147066.07
Aravinda de Silva c †Mongia b Mohanty14622636320064.60
Arjuna Ranatunga (c)c †Mongia b Ganguly1430402046.67
Mahela Jayawardene c †Mongia b Prasad1634482047.06
Romesh Kaluwitharana  b Kuruvilla726291026.92
Chaminda Vaas  b Kuruvilla1042532023.81
Muttiah Muralitharan c Azharuddin b Kumble39781036050.00
Ravindra Pushpakumara  b Mohanty01018000.00
Sajeewa de Silva not out 024000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 4, nb 4)12
TOTAL(95.4 Ov, RR: 3.47)332
Fall of wickets: 1-53 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 2-59 (Marvan Atapattu), 3-121 (Roshan Mahanama), 4-192 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 5-230 (Mahela Jayawardene), 6-249 (Romesh Kaluwitharana), 7-274 (Chaminda Vaas), 8-322 (Aravinda de Silva), 9-332 (Muttiah Muralitharan), 10-332 (Ravindra Pushpakumara)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Venkatesh Prasad26510424.00---02
Abey Kuruvilla2056823.40---02
Debasis Mohanty20.457843.77---01
Anil Kumble2585112.04---02
Sourav Ganguly402315.75---00
India 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Ajay Jadeja c †Kaluwitharana b Vaas11821005.56
Navjot Sidhu st †Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan29721294040.28
Rahul Dravid c Vaas b KSC de Silva29180022.22
Sachin Tendulkar (c)c Muralitharan b Pushpakumara13926639716052.26
Mohammad Azharuddin c Mahanama b Vaas2261663036.07
Sourav Ganguly c Vaas b KSC de Silva14731242719247.12
Nayan Mongia  b Muralitharan15831072018.07
Anil Kumble c Jayawardene b Muralitharan0714000.00
Abey Kuruvilla c Jayawardene b Muralitharan0511000.00
Venkatesh Prasad c †Kaluwitharana b KSC de Silva22138009.52
Debasis Mohanty not out 0813000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 3, nb 13)18
TOTAL(141.1 Ov, RR: 2.65)375
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Ajay Jadeja), 2-9 (Rahul Dravid), 3-81 (Navjot Sidhu), 4-126 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 5-276 (Sachin Tendulkar), 6-328 (Nayan Mongia), 7-334 (Anil Kumble), 8-342 (Abey Kuruvilla), 9-359 (Venkatesh Prasad), 10-375 (Sourav Ganguly)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas2756922.56---04
Ravindra Pushpakumara1937914.16---01
Sajeewa de Silva31.1610133.24---01
Muttiah Muralitharan48179942.06---010
Sanath Jayasuriya1061501.50---00
Mahela Jayawardene11000.00---00
Aravinda de Silva52701.40---00
Sri Lanka 2nd INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Sanath Jayasuriya  b Kuruvilla19922642521288.05
Marvan Atapattu c Azharuddin b Kumble2950764058.00
Roshan Mahanama st †Mongia b Kumble35981305035.71
Aravinda de Silva c sub (VG Kambli) b Kumble12019826813060.61
Arjuna Ranatunga (c)run out (Ganguly)1360033.33
Romesh Kaluwitharana run out (Ganguly)26130033.33
Mahela Jayawardene c †Mongia b Kuruvilla71081070.00
Chaminda Vaas not out 515220033.33
Extras(b 1, lb 4, nb 11, w 1)17
TOTAL(98.4 Ov, RR: 4.20)415/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-65 (Marvan Atapattu), 2-145 (Roshan Mahanama), 3-363 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 4-369 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 5-374 (Romesh Kaluwitharana), 6-394 (Mahela Jayawardene), 7-415 (Aravinda de Silva)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Debasis Mohanty1607204.50---10
Venkatesh Prasad1617204.50---01
Abey Kuruvilla2439023.75---010
Anil Kumble38.4215634.03---03
Sourav Ganguly301806.00---00
Rahul Dravid10202.00---00
India 2nd INNINGS (target: 373 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Ajay Jadeja c Atapattu b KSC de Silva731762558041.48
Navjot Sidhu c Jayasuriya b Vaas1642702038.10
Rahul Dravid c Atapattu b Muralitharan646670013.04
Sachin Tendulkar (c)c KSC de Silva b Muralitharan844431018.18
Mohammad Azharuddin not out 10817420714062.07
Sourav Ganguly c †Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan451041308043.27
Nayan Mongia not out 1024260041.67
Extras(b 1, lb 7, nb 7)15
TOTAL(100 Ov, RR: 2.81)281/5
Fall of wickets: 1-55 (Navjot Sidhu), 2-75 (Rahul Dravid), 3-100 (Sachin Tendulkar), 4-138 (Ajay Jadeja), 5-248 (Sourav Ganguly)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas1724212.47---02
Sajeewa de Silva1643212.00---01
Muttiah Muralitharan3559632.74---07
Ravindra Pushpakumara1415003.57---00
Sanath Jayasuriya1042402.40---00
Mahela Jayawardene812903.63---00
MATCH DETAILS
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossIndia, elected to field first
SeriesIndia tour of Sri Lanka
Season1997
Player Of The Match
Aravinda de Silva
Aravinda de Silva
Player Of The Series
Sanath Jayasuriya
Sanath Jayasuriya
Series result2-match series drawn 0-0
Match numberTEST No. 1376
Match days - day match (5-day match)
Test debut
Debasis Mohanty
Debasis Mohanty
Umpires
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B.C. Cooray
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Rudi Koertzen
TV Umpire
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Peter Manuel
Match Referee
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John Reid
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 09 Aug - day 1 -Sri Lanka 1st innings 317/7 (Aravinda de Silva 144*, Muttiah Muralitharan 25*, null ov)
Sun, 10 Aug - day 2 -India 1st innings 226/4 (Sachin Tendulkar 117*, Sourav Ganguly 47*, null ov)
Mon, 11 Aug - day 3 -Sri Lanka 2nd innings 77/1 (Sanath Jayasuriya 34*, Roshan Mahanama 9*, null ov)
Tue, 12 Aug - day 4 -India 2nd innings 49 (Ajay Jadeja 35*, Navjot Sidhu 12*, null ov)
Wed, 13 Aug - day 5 -India 2nd innings 281/5 (100 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • Indian 2nd innings
  • Jadeja had an all run 4.
  • Ganguly had a 4 through overthrows (included in his 4 count).
  • ST Jayasuriya 571 runs in the series. Record for a 2-Test series (previous: WR Hammond 563 runs, England v New Zealand, 1932/33)