result
2nd Test, Kandy, Aug 22 - 25 2001, India tour of Sri Lanka
274 & 221
(target 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
TOTAL(78.3 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
Harvinder Singh14.316224.276412000
Venkatesh Prasad1845222.88886012
Sourav Ganguly1756924.057912003
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 Muralitharan01913000.00
Venkatesh Prasad not out 11525006.66
Harvinder Singh  b Muralitharan617201035.29
Extras(lb 7, nb 23, w 2)32
TOTAL(64.1 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
Dilhara Fernando1426624.716510008
Ruchira Perera722323.28334000
Muthiah Muralidaran20.156223.07928001
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
TOTAL(66.3 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
Harvinder Singh812503.12363001
Venkatesh Prasad2177253.421009201
Sourav Ganguly1042102.10522003
Harbhajan Singh4.321613.55201100
India 2nd INNINGS (target: 264 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Shiv Sunder Das  b Muralitharan1961852031.14
Sadagoppan Ramesh c Jayasuriya b Fernando311051574029.52
Rahul Dravid c Arnold b Muralitharan7512318412060.97
Sourav Ganguly (c)not out 9815218715064.47
Mohammad Kaif not out 1943762044.18
Extras(b 4, lb 2, nb 16)22
TOTAL(78.4 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
Ruchira Perera922602.88422001
Muthiah Muralidaran2529623.8410113001
Sanath Jayasuriya301204.00122000
Suresh Perera301103.66152001
Russel Arnold20703.5070000
MATCH DETAILS
Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy
TossIndia, elected to field first
SeriesIndia tour of Sri Lanka
Season2001
Player Of The Match
Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly
Series result3-match series level 1-1
Match numberTest no. 1557
Match daysday (5-day match)
Umpires
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Steve Bucknor
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Tyron Wijewardene
TV Umpire
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Gamini Silva
Match Referee
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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
  • 4th Umpire: PT Manuel
Day 1
  • Sri Lanka 50 in 12.4 overs, 57 mins
  • At Lunch: Sri Lanka 82/3 in 23.3 overs, 108 mins (Jayawardene 4*)
  • Sri Lanka 100 in 31 overs, 143 mins
  • DPMD Jayawardene 50 off 111 mins, 72 balls, 10x4
  • Sri Lanka 150 in 45 overs, 213 mins
  • At Tea: Sri Lanka 167/5 in 52 overs, 240 mins (Jayawardene 61*, Perera 9*)
  • Sri Lanka 200 in 58.1 overs, 273 mins
  • DPMD Jayawardene 100 off 228 mins, 144 balls, 17x4
  • Sri Lanka 250 in 73.2 overs, 348 mins
Day 2
  • India 50 in 13.4 overs, 74 mins
  • At Lunch: India 90/3 in 21 overs, 108 mins (Ramesh 31*, Kaif 10*)
  • India 100 in 23 overs, 117 mins
  • India 150 in 42.3 overs, 207 mins
  • At Tea: India 161/6 in 48 overs, 288 mins (Dighe 10*, Harbhajan Singh 4*)
  • India 200 in 52.1 overs, 301 mins
  • Sri Lanka 50 in 16.1 overs, 74 mins
Day 3
  • Sri Lanka 100 in 32.1 overs, 151 mins
  • At Lunch: Sri Lanka 124/5 in 41 overs, 195 mins (Tillakaratne 14*, ASA Perera 4*)
  • Sri Lanka 150 in 50 overs, 250 mins
  • At Tea: Sri Lanka 172/9 in 55 overs, 271 mins (Muralithara 27*, PDRL Perera 0*)
  • M Muralitharan 50 off 48 balls, 67 mins, 4x4, 6x2
  • Sri Lanka 200 in 62.3 overs, 308 mins
  • India 50 in 20.1 overs, 93 mins
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