result
1st Test, Colombo, Jul 23 - 26 2008, India tour of Sri Lanka
600/6d
(45 ov)(f/o) 223 & 138
Sri Lanka won by an innings and 239 runs
player of the match
Sri Lanka 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Michael Vandort c †Karthik b Sharma313180023.07
Malinda Warnapura c Dravid b Harbhajan Singh11520226814056.93
Kumar Sangakkara c Dravid b Khan1221471057.14
Mahela Jayawardene (c)c †Karthik b Sharma13625937510152.50
Thilan Samaraweera c Laxman b Khan12722429218056.69
Tillakaratne Dilshan not out 12517026412173.52
Prasanna Jayawardene c Sharma b Harbhajan Singh3070951042.85
Chaminda Vaas not out 2232474068.75
Extras(b 4, lb 5, nb 18, w 3)30
TOTAL(162 Ov, RR: 3.70, 705 Mts)600/6d
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Michael Vandort, 3.6 ov), 2-57 (Kumar Sangakkara, 12.6 ov), 3-212 (Malinda Warnapura, 60.5 ov), 4-360 (Mahela Jayawardene, 102.2 ov), 5-454 (Thilan Samaraweera, 129.2 ov), 6-545 (Prasanna Jayawardene, 151.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Zaheer Khan37215624.21157150212
Ishant Sharma33412423.7513717010
Sourav Ganguly812403.00393000
Harbhajan Singh43214923.4616812100
Anil Kumble37412103.2716111106
Virender Sehwag401704.25162000
India 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Gautam Gambhir c Samaraweera b Muralitharan3955745070.90
Virender Sehwag c Warnapura b Kulasekara25162350156.25
Rahul Dravid  b Mendis1435552040.00
Sachin Tendulkar  b Muralitharan2746603058.69
Sourav Ganguly c Kulasekara b Muralitharan2357804040.35
VVS Laxman  b Mendis561181626047.45
Dinesh Karthik c & b Muralitharan916131056.25
Anil Kumble (c)lbw b Mendis11534006.66
Harbhajan Singh c Warnapura b Muralitharan99920100.00
Zaheer Khan lbw b Mendis516130031.25
Ishant Sharma not out 1354701024.07
Extras(lb 2)2
TOTAL(72.5 Ov, RR: 3.06, 298 Mts)223
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Virender Sehwag, 5.1 ov), 2-79 (Gautam Gambhir, 17.3 ov), 3-79 (Rahul Dravid, 18.1 ov), 4-123 (Sachin Tendulkar, 31.5 ov), 5-138 (Sourav Ganguly, 37.6 ov), 6-147 (Dinesh Karthik, 41.6 ov), 7-170 (Anil Kumble, 48.5 ov), 8-181 (Harbhajan Singh, 51.2 ov), 9-188 (Zaheer Khan, 54.5 ov), 10-223 (VVS Laxman, 72.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas502304.59214000
Nuwan Kulasekara1124213.81475000
Ajantha Mendis27.557242.581329000
Muttiah Muralitharan2948452.8913111000
India 2nd INNINGS (FOLLOWING ON)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Gautam Gambhir st †HAPW Jayawardene b Muralitharan43901264047.77
Virender Sehwag lbw b Muralitharan1317302076.47
VVS Laxman lbw b Mendis2126333080.76
Sachin Tendulkar c Dilshan b Muralitharan1230421040.00
Rahul Dravid c Warnapura b Mendis1030411033.33
Sourav Ganguly c Dilshan b Muralitharan412141033.33
Dinesh Karthik c DPMD Jayawardene b Muralitharan0610000.00
Anil Kumble (c) b Muralitharan1224242050.00
Harbhajan Singh  b Mendis1528341053.57
Zaheer Khan  b Mendis36110050.00
Ishant Sharma not out 51200500.00
Extras0
TOTAL(45 Ov, RR: 3.06, 187 Mts)138
Fall of wickets: 1-25 (Virender Sehwag, 6.4 ov), 2-53 (VVS Laxman, 14.2 ov), 3-82 (Sachin Tendulkar, 23.4 ov), 4-95 (Gautam Gambhir, 29.5 ov), 5-103 (Sourav Ganguly, 33.5 ov), 6-103 (Rahul Dravid, 34.2 ov), 7-103 (Dinesh Karthik, 35.5 ov), 8-120 (Anil Kumble, 41.3 ov), 9-133 (Zaheer Khan, 44.3 ov), 10-138 (Harbhajan Singh, 44.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas502705.40174000
Nuwan Kulasekara932502.77424000
Ajantha Mendis1836043.33744000
Muttiah Muralitharan1332662.00613000
MATCH DETAILS
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossSri Lanka, elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of Sri Lanka
Season2008
Player Of The Match
Muttiah Muralitharan
Muttiah Muralitharan
Series resultSri Lanka led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1882
Hours of play (local time)09.45am start, Lunch 12.15-12.55pm, Tea 2.55-3.15pm, Close 5.45pm
Match days23,24,25,26 July 2008 - day(5-day match)
Test debut
Ajantha Mendis
Ajantha Mendis
Umpires
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Billy Doctrove
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Mark Benson
TV Umpire
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Rudi Koertzen
Reserve Umpire
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Grashan Liyanage
Match Referee
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Alan Hurst
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 23 Jul - day 1 -Sri Lanka 1st innings 85/2 (Malinda Warnapura 50*, Mahela Jayawardene 16*, 22 ov)
Thu, 24 Jul - day 2 -Sri Lanka 1st innings 422/4 (Thilan Samaraweera 111*, Tillakaratne Dilshan 20*, 120 ov)
Fri, 25 Jul - day 3 -India 1st innings 159/6 (VVS Laxman 19*, Anil Kumble 1*, 45 ov)
Sat, 26 Jul - day 4 -India 2nd innings 138/10 (45 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • Sri Lanka 1st innings
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 0/0
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 0/0
  • 15:00 local time: A delayed start due to rain and wet outfield, play to start at 15:30 local time.
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 48/1 in 12.0 overs (SM Warnapura 33, KC Sangakkara 8)
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 12.1 overs (76 balls), Extras 4
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 55 balls (SM Warnapura 34, KC Sangakkara 12, Ex 4)
  • BSM Warnapura: 50 off 74 balls (6 x 4)
  • Bad Light: Sri Lanka - 85/2 in 22.0 overs (SM Warnapura 50, DPMD Jayawardene 16)
  • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 85/2 in 22.0 overs (SM Warnapura 50, DPMD Jayawardene 16)
Day 2
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 24.6 overs (153 balls), Extras 4
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 82 balls (SM Warnapura 17, DPMD Jayawardene 35, Ex 1)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 141/2 in 34.0 overs (SM Warnapura 73, DPMD Jayawardene 43)
  • Sri Lanka 1st Innings: 1x7 ball over (34th over, Z Khan, called by Umpire MR Benson)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 41.2 overs (258 balls), Extras 11
  • 3rd Wicket: 100 runs in 181 balls (SM Warnapura 46, DPMD Jayawardene 47, Ex 7)
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 50 off 93 balls (7 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 173/2 in 47.0 overs (SM Warnapura 92, DPMD Jayawardene 55)
  • BSM Warnapura: 100 off 163 balls (13 x 4)
  • 11:18 local time: Over 45.4 Kumble asks for a lbw referral of the bowling of Harbhajan Singh, the batsman was Warnapura.
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 56.5 overs (353 balls), Extras 14
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 205/2 in 59.0 overs (SM Warnapura 110, DPMD Jayawardene 66)
  • 3rd Wicket: 150 runs in 287 balls (SM Warnapura 74, DPMD Jayawardene 66, Ex 10)
  • Sri Lanka: 250 runs in 71.5 overs (445 balls), Extras 17
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 251/3 in 72.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 82, TT Samaraweera 22)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 88 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 19, TT Samaraweera 29, Ex 3)
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 100 off 207 balls (8 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Sri Lanka: 300 runs in 86.3 overs (535 balls), Extras 19
  • TT Samaraweera: 50 off 86 balls (8 x 4)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 305/3 in 88.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 105, TT Samaraweera 51)
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 183 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 41, TT Samaraweera 53, Ex 9)
  • New Ball Taken: Sri Lanka 336/3 after 95.1 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 123, TT Samaraweera 58)
  • Sri Lanka: 350 runs in 99.6 overs (617 balls), Extras 25
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 360/3 in 102.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 136, TT Samaraweera 69)
  • 16:39 local time: Over 106.3. TM Dilshan calls for a referral after being given out caught behind by umpire Benson (of the bowling of Zaheer Khan)
  • TT Samaraweera: 100 off 174 balls (15 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 400 runs in 114.5 overs (706 balls), Extras 25
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 84 balls (TT Samaraweera 38, TM Dilshan 14, Ex 0)
  • 17:34 local time: Over 119.1 Kumble asks for a lbw referral of the bowling of Harbhajan Singh, the batsman was TM Dilshan.
  • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 422/4 in 120.0 overs (TT Samaraweera 111, TM Dilshan 20)
Day 3
  • Sri Lanka: 450 runs in 127.5 overs (784 balls), Extras 25
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 455/5 in 131.0 overs (TM Dilshan 36, HAPW Jayawardene 1)
  • TM Dilshan: 50 off 84 balls (6 x 4)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 498/5 in 143.0 overs (TM Dilshan 61, HAPW Jayawardene 18)
  • Sri Lanka: 500 runs in 143.4 overs (880 balls), Extras 26
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 90 balls (TM Dilshan 31, HAPW Jayawardene 19, Ex 1)
  • Sri Lanka: 550 runs in 153.1 overs (937 balls), Extras 26
  • TM Dilshan: 100 off 145 balls (10 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 552/6 in 154.0 overs (TM Dilshan 102, WPUJC Vaas 1)
  • 13:22 local time: Over 158.6 Kumble asks for the final review, a lbw appeal of Vaas of the bowling of Zaheer Khan.
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 60 balls (TM Dilshan 28, WPUJC Vaas 18, Ex 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 600 runs in 161.6 overs (994 balls), Extras 30
  • Innings Break: Sri Lanka - 600/6 in 162.0 overs (TM Dilshan 125, WPUJC Vaas 22)
  • India 1st innings
  • India: 50 runs in 10.2 overs (62 balls), Extras 0
  • Tea: India - 74/1 in 16.0 overs (G Gambhir 35, R Dravid 14)
  • India: 100 runs in 24.1 overs (145 balls), Extras 1
  • 15:53 local time: Over 24.6 Jayawardene asks for a lbw referral of the bowling of BAW Mendis, the batsman was SC Ganguly.
  • Drinks: India - 122/3 in 31.0 overs (SR Tendulkar 27, SC Ganguly 16)
  • Bad Light: India - 131/4 in 35.0 overs (SC Ganguly 23, VVS Laxman 2)
  • India: 150 runs in 42.3 overs (255 balls), Extras 2
  • Bad Light: India - 159/6 in 45.0 overs (VVS Laxman 19, A Kumble 1)
  • End Of Day: India - 159/6 in 45.0 overs (VVS Laxman 19, A Kumble 1)
Day 4
  • Drinks: India - 195/9 in 58.0 overs (VVS Laxman 41, I Sharma 0)
  • India: 200 runs in 60.2 overs (362 balls), Extras 2
  • VVS Laxman: 50 off 94 balls (6 x 4)
  • Drinks: India - 217/9 in 71.0 overs (VVS Laxman 56, I Sharma 7)
  • Innings Break: India - 223/10 in 72.5 overs (I Sharma 13)
  • India 2nd innings
  • Lunch: India - 25/1 in 6.4 overs (G Gambhir 12)
  • 12:14 local time: Over 6.4 Muralitharan asks for a lbw referral of Sehwag and it is given in favour of the bowler.
  • India: 50 runs in 11.3 overs (69 balls), Extras 0
  • Drinks: India - 74/2 in 20.0 overs (G Gambhir 31, SR Tendulkar 9)
  • 14:14 local time: Over 23.4 Jayawardene asks for the review, when Tendulkar was caught at leg slip of the bowling of Muralitharn.
  • India: 100 runs in 32.4 overs (196 balls), Extras 0
  • Tea: India - 103/6 in 34.2 overs (KD Karthik 0)
  • 14:53 local time: Over 33.6 Jayawardene asks for a review as he takes the catch of Karthik at first slip, which was turned down by the third umpire as it was off the pad.
  • 14:57 local time: Over 34.2 Jayawardene asks for a review of the bowling of Mendis for a catch at short leg.