result
3rd Test, Colombo (SSC), Aug 29 - Sep 2 2001, India tour of Sri Lanka
(124.5 ov)234 & 299
610/6d
Sri Lanka won by an innings and 77 runs
player of the match
India 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Shiv Sunder Das  b Muralitharan5911113410053.15
Sadagoppan Ramesh c Jayawardene b Muralitharan461151584040.00
Rahul Dravid c Tillakaratne b Muralitharan36851292042.35
Sourav Ganguly (c)lbw b Muralitharan19100011.11
Mohammad Kaif c †Sangakkara b Vaas1442572033.33
Hemang Badani c Tillakaratne b Muralitharan3856737067.85
Sameer Dighe lbw b Muralitharan022000.00
Sairaj Bahutule st †Sangakkara b Muralitharan1842692042.85
Harbhajan Singh lbw b Vaas2470050.00
Zaheer Khan c Jayawardene b Muralitharan023000.00
Venkatesh Prasad not out 1022231045.45
Extras(b 2, lb 3, nb 3, w 2)10
TOTAL(81.1 Ov, RR: 2.88)234
Fall of wickets: 1-97 (Shiv Sunder Das, 33.4 ov), 2-115 (Sadagoppan Ramesh, 39.3 ov), 3-119 (Sourav Ganguly, 41.5 ov), 4-146 (Mohammad Kaif, 56.3 ov), 5-192 (Rahul Dravid, 65.2 ov), 6-192 (Sameer Dighe, 65.4 ov), 7-207 (Hemang Badani, 73.4 ov), 8-210 (Harbhajan Singh, 74.6 ov), 9-213 (Zaheer Khan, 75.5 ov), 10-234 (Sairaj Bahutule, 81.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas2476022.501189001
Dulip Liyanage923203.55384000
Dilhara Fernando1223803.16566020
Muthiah Muralidaran34.198782.541558002
Thilan Samaraweera201206.0071000
Sri Lanka 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Marvan Atapattu c Das b Harbhajan Singh10822831011047.36
Sanath Jayasuriya (c) b Prasad3042634071.42
Kumar Sangakkara c Badani b Prasad471001039047.00
Mahela Jayawardene lbw b Bahutule13921633914164.35
Russel Arnold  b Prasad3139584079.48
Dulip Liyanage c †Dighe b Harbhajan Singh317230017.64
Hashan Tillakaratne not out 13621431616063.55
Thilan Samaraweera not out 10317520110058.85
Extras(lb 4, nb 5, w 4)13
TOTAL(171 Ov, RR: 3.56, 710 Mts)610/6d
Fall of wickets: 1-48 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 14.5 ov), 2-119 (Kumar Sangakkara, 40.5 ov), 3-252 (Marvan Atapattu, 77.4 ov), 4-310 (Russel Arnold, 89.3 ov), 5-321 (Dulip Liyanage, 93.6 ov), 6-416 (Mahela Jayawardene, 121.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Zaheer Khan27313404.9610517011
Venkatesh Prasad34810132.9715914021
Harbhajan Singh53.3618523.4522117000
Sourav Ganguly12.334403.52587011
Sairaj Bahutule31510113.2513610102
Hemang Badani821702.12351000
Sadagoppan Ramesh502404.80152000
India 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Shiv Sunder Das c Tillakaratne b Muralitharan6816216511041.97
Sadagoppan Ramesh  b Muralitharan551642294033.53
Rahul Dravid run out (Atapattu)361241524029.03
Sourav Ganguly (c)c Jayawardene b Samaraweera301031482129.12
Mohammad Kaif run out (†Sangakkara)530310016.66
Hemang Badani lbw b Vaas1166751016.66
Sairaj Bahutule  b Jayasuriya024000.00
Sameer Dighe run out (Atapattu)438480010.52
Harbhajan Singh c Atapattu b Vaas1720321185.00
Zaheer Khan c Atapattu b Muralitharan45404452112.50
Venkatesh Prasad not out 49170044.44
Extras(b 8, lb 5, nb 9, w 2)24
TOTAL(124.5 Ov, RR: 2.39, 478 Mts)299
Fall of wickets: 1-107 (Shiv Sunder Das, 42.1 ov), 2-147 (Sadagoppan Ramesh, 62.5 ov), 3-186 (Rahul Dravid, 84.5 ov), 4-196 (Mohammad Kaif, 92.4 ov), 5-210 (Sourav Ganguly, 98.5 ov), 6-211 (Sairaj Bahutule, 99.6 ov), 7-221 (Hemang Badani, 113.1 ov), 8-221 (Sameer Dighe, 114.1 ov), 9-269 (Harbhajan Singh, 121.1 ov), 10-299 (Zaheer Khan, 124.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas2796222.291379003
Dilhara Fernando1735903.47766013
Muthiah Muralidaran46.51710932.322308302
Sanath Jayasuriya21103411.611053000
Dulip Liyanage501202.40231000
Thilan Samaraweera841011.25431011
MATCH DETAILS
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossIndia, elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of Sri Lanka
Season2001
Player Of The Match
Muthiah Muralidaran
Muthiah Muralidaran
Player Of The Series
Muthiah Muralidaran
Muthiah Muralidaran
Series resultSri Lanka won the 3-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 1559
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Thilan Samaraweera
Thilan Samaraweera
Umpires
Sri Lanka Image
Asoka de Silva
South Africa Image
David Orchard
TV Umpire
Sri Lanka Image
Tyron Wijewardene
Match Referee
West Indies Image
Cammie Smith
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 29 Aug - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 13/0 (Marvan Atapattu 2*, Sanath Jayasuriya 10*, 6 ov)
Thu, 30 Aug - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 323/5 (Mahela Jayawardene 95*, Hashan Tillakaratne 0*, 96 ov)
Fri, 31 Aug - day 3 - India 2nd innings 28/0 (Shiv Sunder Das 22*, Sadagoppan Ramesh 4*, 13 ov)
Sat, 01 Sep - day 4 - India 2nd innings 217/6 (Hemang Badani 8*, Sameer Dighe 4*, 109 ov)
Sun, 02 Sep - day 5 - India 2nd innings 299 (124.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • 4th Umpire: G Silva
Day 1
  • India 50 in 13.2 overs, 59 mins
  • SS Das 50 off 89 balls, 104 mins, 10x4
  • At Lunch India 91/0 in 30 overs, 120 mins (SS Das 57*, S Ramesh 30*)
  • India 100 in 35 overs, 141 mins
  • India 150 in 59.1 overs, 239 mins
  • At Tea India 155/4 in 60 overs, 240 mins (R Dravid 21*, HK Badani 6*)
  • India 200 in 69.5 overs, 286 mins
Day 2
  • Sri Lanka 50 in 15.4 overs, 69 mins
  • At Lunch Sri Lanka 93/1 in 35 overs, 145 mins, (MS Atapattu 30*, KC Sangakkara 29*)
  • Sri Lanka 100 in 36.4 overs, 152 mins
  • MS Atapattu 50 off 121 balls, 182 mins, 4x4
  • Sri Lanka 150 in 47.4 overs, 197 mins
  • Sri Lanka 200 in 61 overs, 251 mins
  • At Tea Sri Lanka 204/2 in 65 overs, 265 mins (MS Atapattu 86*, DPMD Jayawardene 36*)
  • DPMD Jayawardene 50 in 75 balls, 115 mins, 3x4, 1x6
  • 3rd wicket partnership 100 runs between Atapattu and Jayawardene came in 160 balls, 105 mins
  • MS Atapattu 100 in 201 balls, 280 mins (11x4)
Day 3
  • DPMD Jayawardene 100 off 157 balls, 247 mins, 10x4, 1x6
  • Sri Lanka 350 in 104.2 overs, 433 mins
  • Sri Lanka 400 in 116.5 overs, 488 mins
  • HP Tillakaratne 50 off 94 balls, 121 mins, 7x4
  • At Lunch: Sri Lanka 430/6 in 124 overs, 523 mins (Tillakaratne 57*, Samaraweera 2*)
  • Sri Lanka 450 in 132.1 overs, 551 mins
  • Sri Lanka 500 in 146.4 overs, 612 mins
  • HP Tillakaratne 100 off 165 balls, 221 mins, 13x4
  • 7th wicket partnership 100 runs between Tillakaratne and Samaraweera came in 171 balls, 111 mins
  • TT Samaraweera 50 off 113 balls, 133 mins, 3x4
  • At Tea: Sri Lanka 533/6 in 156 overs, 643 mins (Tillakaratne 112*, Samaraweera50*)
  • Sri Lanka 550 in 159.3 overs, 657 mins
  • 3rd New ball taken after 162 overs, Sri Lanka were 569/6 (Tillakaratne 127*, Samaraweera 71*)
  • Sri Lanka 600 in 168.4 overs, 697 mins
  • TT Samaraweera 100 off 175 balls, 201 mins, 10x4
Day 4
  • India 50 in 21 overs, 87 mins
  • SS Das 50 off 106 balls, 109 mins, 8x4
  • India 100 in 33.1 overs, 139 mins
  • At Lunch India 112/1 in 44 overs, 171 mins (Ramesh 34*, Dravid 4*)
  • S Ramesh 50 off 157 balls, 223 mins, 4x4
  • India 150 in 68.1 overs, 252 mins
  • At Tea India 169/2 in 78 overs, 291 mins (Dravid 28*, Ganguly 10*)
  • India 200 in 94 overs, 359 mins
Day 5
  • India 250 in 118.1 overs, 450 mins