RESULT
2nd Test, Kandy, August 22 - 25, 2001, India tour of Sri Lanka
274 & 221
(T:264) 232 & 264/3

India won by 7 wickets

Player Of The Match
2/69 & 98*
sourav-ganguly
Sri Lanka 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Marvan Atapattu  b Khan39791086049.36
Sanath Jayasuriya (c)run out (Harvinder Singh/†Dighe/Prasad)38210037.50
Kumar Sangakkara c Ramesh b Ganguly3151794060.78
Mahela Jayawardene c †Dighe b Prasad10414923417069.79
Russel Arnold c Dravid b Khan527380018.51
Hashan Tillakaratne c †Dighe b Prasad1032561031.25
Suresh Perera lbw b Ganguly1831593058.06
Chaminda Vaas  b Harvinder Singh42641107065.62
Muthiah Muralidaran  b Harvinder Singh510161050.00
Dilhara Fernando c †Dighe b Khan424161016.66
Ruchira Perera not out 014000.00
Extras(lb 7, nb 5, w 1)13
TOTAL78.3 Ov (RR: 3.49, 374 Mts)274
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 4.2 ov), 2-78 (Kumar Sangakkara, 22.2 ov), 3-82 (Marvan Atapattu, 23.3 ov), 4-101 (Russel Arnold, 31.4 ov), 5-138 (Hashan Tillakaratne, 43.2 ov), 6-189 (Suresh Perera, 56.3 ov), 7-232 (Mahela Jayawardene, 67.3 ov), 8-245 (Muthiah Muralidaran, 70.5 ov), 9-274 (Dilhara Fernando, 77.5 ov), 10-274 (Chaminda Vaas, 78.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Zaheer Khan2266232.811068000
23.3 to MS Atapattu, . 82/3
31.4 to RP Arnold, . 101/4
77.5 to CRD Fernando, . 274/9
Harvinder Singh14.316224.276412000
70.5 to M Muralidaran, . 245/8
78.3 to WPUJC Vaas, . 274/10
Venkatesh Prasad1845222.88886012
43.2 to HP Tillakaratne, . 138/5
67.3 to DPMD Jayawardene, . 232/7
Sourav Ganguly1756924.057912003
22.2 to KC Sangakkara, . 78/2
56.3 to ASA Perera, . 189/6
Harbhajan Singh712203.14312000
India 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Shiv Sunder Das lbw b Vaas817181047.05
Sadagoppan Ramesh c †Sangakkara b Fernando47951525049.47
Rahul Dravid lbw b Vaas1519333078.94
Sourav Ganguly (c)c Tillakaratne b PDRL Perera18183020100.00
Mohammad Kaif c Atapattu b Fernando1744582038.63
Hemang Badani c Fernando b PDRL Perera1652761030.76
Sameer Dighe lbw b Vaas28791085035.44
Harbhajan Singh  b Vaas44326090137.50
Zaheer Khan c Tillakaratne b Muralidaran01913000.00
Venkatesh Prasad not out 11525006.66
Harvinder Singh  b Muralidaran617201035.29
Extras(lb 7, nb 23, w 2)32
TOTAL64.1 Ov (RR: 3.61, 300 Mts)232
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Shiv Sunder Das, 4.1 ov), 2-36 (Rahul Dravid, 10.1 ov), 3-68 (Sourav Ganguly, 15.2 ov), 4-120 (Mohammad Kaif, 28.6 ov), 5-123 (Sadagoppan Ramesh, 30.5 ov), 6-154 (Hemang Badani, 45.2 ov), 7-218 (Sameer Dighe, 55.2 ov), 8-223 (Zaheer Khan, 58.5 ov), 9-223 (Harbhajan Singh, 59.2 ov), 10-232 (Harvinder Singh, 64.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas2136543.0910260013
4.1 to SS Das, . 11/1
10.1 to R Dravid, . 36/2
55.2 to SS Dighe, . 218/7
59.2 to Harbhajan Singh, . 223/9
Dilhara Fernando1426624.716510008
28.6 to M Kaif, . 120/4
30.5 to S Ramesh, . 123/5
Ruchira Perera722323.28334000
15.2 to SC Ganguly, . 68/3
45.2 to HK Badani, . 154/6
Muthiah Muralidaran20.156223.07928001
58.5 to Z Khan, . 223/8
64.1 to Harvinder Singh, . 232/10
Suresh Perera20904.5091020
Sri Lanka 2nd INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Marvan Atapattu c †Dighe b Prasad45881247051.13
Sanath Jayasuriya (c) b Khan651910120.00
Kumar Sangakkara c †Dighe b Khan1346621028.26
Mahela Jayawardene c Badani b Khan2555803045.45
Hashan Tillakaratne lbw b Prasad16641102025.00
Russel Arnold lbw b Khan48111050.00
Suresh Perera c Badani b Prasad1526503057.69
Chaminda Vaas lbw b Prasad414200028.57
Muthiah Muralidaran c Ramesh b Harbhajan Singh67659453103.07
Dilhara Fernando  b Prasad4541080.00
Ruchira Perera not out 628760021.42
Extras(b 4, lb 7, nb 5)16
TOTAL66.3 Ov (RR: 3.32, 328 Mts)221
Fall of wickets: 1-20 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 4.2 ov), 2-52 (Kumar Sangakkara, 18.3 ov), 3-84 (Marvan Atapattu, 27.5 ov), 4-108 (Mahela Jayawardene, 34.5 ov), 5-116 (Russel Arnold, 36.5 ov), 6-137 (Suresh Perera, 47.3 ov), 7-140 (Hashan Tillakaratne, 49.1 ov), 8-153 (Chaminda Vaas, 51.1 ov), 9-157 (Dilhara Fernando, 51.6 ov), 10-221 (Muthiah Muralidaran, 66.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Zaheer Khan2347643.301069000
4.2 to ST Jayasuriya, . 20/1
18.3 to KC Sangakkara, . 52/2
34.5 to DPMD Jayawardene, . 108/4
36.5 to RP Arnold, . 116/5
Harvinder Singh812503.12363001
Venkatesh Prasad2177253.421009201
27.5 to MS Atapattu, . 84/3
47.3 to ASA Perera, . 137/6
49.1 to HP Tillakaratne, . 140/7
51.1 to WPUJC Vaas, . 153/8
51.6 to CRD Fernando, . 157/9
Sourav Ganguly1042102.10522003
Harbhajan Singh4.321613.55201100
66.3 to M Muralidaran, . 221/10
India 2nd INNINGS (Target: 264 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Shiv Sunder Das  b Muralidaran1961852031.14
Sadagoppan Ramesh c Jayasuriya b Fernando311051574029.52
Rahul Dravid c Arnold b Muralidaran7512318412060.97
Sourav Ganguly (c)not out 9815218715064.47
Mohammad Kaif not out 1943762044.18
Extras(b 4, lb 2, nb 16)22
TOTAL78.4 Ov (RR: 3.35, 345 Mts)264/3
Fall of wickets: 1-42 (Shiv Sunder Das, 18.2 ov), 2-103 (Sadagoppan Ramesh, 35.4 ov), 3-194 (Rahul Dravid, 61.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas20.494202.031126004
Dilhara Fernando1646414.007410005
35.4 to S Ramesh, . 103/2
Ruchira Perera922602.88422001
Muthiah Muralidaran2529623.8410113001
18.2 to SS Das, . 42/1
61.5 to R Dravid, . 194/3
Sanath Jayasuriya301204.00122000
Suresh Perera301103.66152001
Russel Arnold20703.5070000
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MATCH DETAILS
Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy
TossIndia, elected to field first
Series
Season2001
Player Of The Match
India
Sourav Ganguly
Series result3-match series level 1-1
Match numberTest no. 1557
Match daysday (5-day match)
Umpires
West Indies
Steve Bucknor
Sri Lanka
Tyron Wijewardene
TV Umpire
Sri Lanka
Gamini Silva
Match Referee
West Indies
Cammie Smith
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 22 Aug - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 274/9 (Chaminda Vaas 42*, Ruchira Perera 0*, 78 ov)
Thu, 23 Aug - day 2 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 52/1 (Marvan Atapattu 30*, Kumar Sangakkara 13*, 18 ov)
Fri, 24 Aug - day 3 - India 2nd innings 55/1 (Sadagoppan Ramesh 15*, Rahul Dravid 11*, 23 ov)
Sat, 25 Aug - day 4 - India 2nd innings 264/3 (78.4 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
  • India 100 in 34.2 overs, 152 mins
  • R Dravid 50 off 73 balls, 112 mins, 8x4
  • India 150 in 50.5 overs, 222 mins
  • At Lunch: India 151/2 in 51 overs, 223 mins (Dravid 59*, Ganguly 25*)
  • SC Ganguly 50 off 106 balls, 128 mins, 8x4
  • India 200 in 65.1 overs, 287 mins
  • India 250 in 75.4 overs, 331 mins