result
2nd Test, Galle, Jul 31 - Aug 3 2008, India tour of Sri Lanka
329 & 269
(47.3 ov, target 307)292 & 136
India won by 170 runs
player of the match
India 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Gautam Gambhir lbw b Mendis561031348054.37
Virender Sehwag not out 20123134822487.01
Rahul Dravid c Warnapura b Mendis2670033.33
Sachin Tendulkar lbw b Vaas53510166.67
Sourav Ganguly c †HAPW Jayawardene b Vaas054000.00
VVS Laxman c Samaraweera b Mendis39831084046.99
Dinesh Karthik lbw b Mendis711130063.64
Anil Kumble (c)st †HAPW Jayawardene b Muralitharan432420012.50
Harbhajan Singh  b Mendis1740014.29
Zaheer Khan c †HAPW Jayawardene b Muralitharan27110028.57
Ishant Sharma lbw b Mendis0410000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 4, w 7)12
TOTAL(82 Ov, RR: 4.01, 348 Mts)329
Fall of wickets: 1-167 (Gautam Gambhir, 31.5 ov), 2-173 (Rahul Dravid, 33.1 ov), 3-178 (Sachin Tendulkar, 34.1 ov), 4-178 (Sourav Ganguly, 34.6 ov), 5-278 (VVS Laxman, 59.6 ov), 6-290 (Dinesh Karthik, 63.5 ov), 7-317 (Anil Kumble, 74.3 ov), 8-318 (Harbhajan Singh, 75.4 ov), 9-323 (Zaheer Khan, 78.4 ov), 10-329 (Ishant Sharma, 81.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas1927423.89829110
Nuwan Kulasekara814005.00367020
Ajantha Mendis28111764.1811011300
Muttiah Muralitharan2719323.441058000
Sri Lanka 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Michael Vandort c Dravid b Khan43210133.33
Malinda Warnapura c Gambhir b Harbhajan Singh669713610168.04
Kumar Sangakkara c & b Harbhajan Singh681201429056.67
Mahela Jayawardene (c)c †Karthik b Kumble8618824510045.74
Thilan Samaraweera lbw b Harbhajan Singh1437632037.84
Tillakaratne Dilshan c Gambhir b Harbhajan Singh032000.00
Prasanna Jayawardene c Laxman b Harbhajan Singh2467851035.82
Chaminda Vaas c Harbhajan Singh b Kumble1450025.00
Nuwan Kulasekara not out 540830012.50
Ajantha Mendis lbw b Kumble022000.00
Muttiah Muralitharan c Ganguly b Harbhajan Singh022000.00
Extras(b 10, lb 12, nb 2)24
TOTAL(93.3 Ov, RR: 3.12, 388 Mts)292
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Michael Vandort, 0.3 ov), 2-137 (Malinda Warnapura, 34.5 ov), 3-144 (Kumar Sangakkara, 36.6 ov), 4-192 (Thilan Samaraweera, 52.3 ov), 5-192 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 52.6 ov), 6-250 (Prasanna Jayawardene, 74.2 ov), 7-255 (Chaminda Vaas, 75.2 ov), 8-291 (Mahela Jayawardene, 92.3 ov), 9-291 (Ajantha Mendis, 92.5 ov), 10-292 (Muttiah Muralitharan, 93.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Zaheer Khan915115.67358002
Ishant Sharma813604.50336000
Anil Kumble3678132.251698100
Harbhajan Singh40.3810262.5218311000
India 2nd INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Gautam Gambhir  b Mendis7414915510049.66
Virender Sehwag c Dilshan b Vaas5052856196.15
Rahul Dravid lbw b Muralitharan44921336047.83
Sachin Tendulkar c DPMD Jayawardene b Vaas3142545073.81
Sourav Ganguly st †HAPW Jayawardene b Muralitharan1645761035.56
VVS Laxman lbw b Mendis1315291086.67
Dinesh Karthik c Sangakkara b Muralitharan2022321290.91
Anil Kumble (c)lbw b Mendis2890025.00
Harbhajan Singh c & b Mendis1112331091.67
Ishant Sharma run out (Dilshan/†HAPW Jayawardene)013000.00
Zaheer Khan not out 12024005.00
Extras(lb 7)7
TOTAL(76.2 Ov, RR: 3.52, 321 Mts)269
Fall of wickets: 1-90 (Virender Sehwag, 19.3 ov), 2-144 (Gautam Gambhir, 40.6 ov), 3-200 (Sachin Tendulkar, 54.5 ov), 4-200 (Rahul Dravid, 55.6 ov), 5-221 (VVS Laxman, 62.3 ov), 6-252 (Dinesh Karthik, 69.1 ov), 7-255 (Sourav Ganguly, 69.6 ov), 8-257 (Anil Kumble, 70.5 ov), 9-257 (Ishant Sharma, 71.1 ov), 10-269 (Harbhajan Singh, 76.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas1343222.46593000
Nuwan Kulasekara503106.20154000
Muttiah Muralitharan31310733.4513012200
Ajantha Mendis27.249243.3712312100
Sri Lanka 2nd INNINGS (target: 307 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Michael Vandort lbw b Harbhajan Singh1060981016.67
Malinda Warnapura c Laxman b Sharma037000.00
Kumar Sangakkara c Laxman b Khan1350033.33
Mahela Jayawardene (c)c Dravid b Sharma5761071.43
Thilan Samaraweera not out 671262178053.17
Tillakaratne Dilshan c †Karthik b Sharma3847705080.85
Prasanna Jayawardene c Ganguly b Harbhajan Singh420370020.00
Chaminda Vaas lbw b Harbhajan Singh0710000.00
Nuwan Kulasekara c Sharma b Kumble1880012.50
Ajantha Mendis c Kumble b Harbhajan Singh2340066.67
Muttiah Muralitharan c & b Kumble035000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 2, nb 2)8
TOTAL(47.3 Ov, RR: 2.86, 238 Mts)136
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Malinda Warnapura, 1.3 ov), 2-5 (Kumar Sangakkara, 2.2 ov), 3-10 (Mahela Jayawardene, 3.3 ov), 4-37 (Michael Vandort, 19.6 ov), 5-113 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 35.5 ov), 6-130 (Prasanna Jayawardene, 42.4 ov), 7-131 (Chaminda Vaas, 44.2 ov), 8-132 (Nuwan Kulasekara, 45.6 ov), 9-135 (Ajantha Mendis, 46.4 ov), 10-136 (Muttiah Muralitharan, 47.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Zaheer Khan811812.25412002
Ishant Sharma1582031.33803000
Anil Kumble10.334123.90426000
Harbhajan Singh1415143.64554000
MATCH DETAILS
Galle International Stadium
TossIndia, elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of Sri Lanka
Season2008
Player Of The Match
Virender Sehwag
Virender Sehwag
Series result3-match series level 1-1
Match numberTEST No. 1884
Hours of play (local time)09.45am start, Lunch 12.15-12.55pm, Tea 2.55-3.15pm, Close 5.45pm
Match days31 July, 1,2,3 August 2008 - day match (5-day match)
Umpires
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Billy Doctrove
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Rudi Koertzen
TV Umpire
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Mark Benson
Reserve Umpire
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Gamini Dissanayake
Match Referee
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Alan Hurst
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 31 Jul - day 1 -India 1st innings 214/4 (Virender Sehwag 128*, VVS Laxman 13*, 44.3 ov)
Fri, 01 Aug - day 2 -Sri Lanka 1st innings 215/5 (Mahela Jayawardene 46*, Prasanna Jayawardene 5*, 61 ov)
Sat, 02 Aug - day 3 -India 2nd innings 200/4 (Sourav Ganguly 0*, VVS Laxman 0*, 56.4 ov)
Sun, 03 Aug - day 4 -Sri Lanka 2nd innings 136/10 (47.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • India 1st innings
  • 11:04 local time: Over 10.2 Sri Lanka's first review - unsuccessful
  • India: 50 runs in 11.5 overs (73 balls), Extras 7
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 73 balls (G Gambhir 18, V Sehwag 25, Ex 7)
  • Drinks: India - 61/0 in 13.0 overs (G Gambhir 19, V Sehwag 35)
  • V Sehwag: 50 off 50 balls (8 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • India: 100 runs in 19.1 overs (117 balls), Extras 7
  • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 117 balls (G Gambhir 34, V Sehwag 59, Ex 7)
  • India: 150 runs in 28.2 overs (172 balls), Extras 10
  • 1st Wicket: 150 runs in 172 balls (G Gambhir 49, V Sehwag 91, Ex 10)
  • G Gambhir: 50 off 92 balls (7 x 4)
  • Lunch: India - 151/0 in 29.0 overs (G Gambhir 50, V Sehwag 91)
  • Rain: India - 151/0 in 29.0 overs (G Gambhir 50, V Sehwag 91)
  • Wet Ground: India - 151/0 in 29.0 overs (G Gambhir 50, V Sehwag 91)
  • Tea: India - 151/0 in 29.0 overs (G Gambhir 50, V Sehwag 91)
  • Wet Ground: India - 151/0 in 29.0 overs (G Gambhir 50, V Sehwag 91)
  • V Sehwag: 100 off 87 balls (15 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • 16:42 local time: Over 31.5 India's first review - unsuccessful
  • 17:19 local time: Over 38.5 Sri Lanka's second review - unsuccessful
  • India: 200 runs in 40.6 overs (248 balls), Extras 10
  • Drinks: India - 205/4 in 42.0 overs (V Sehwag 124, VVS Laxman 8)
  • Bad Light: India - 214/4 in 44.3 overs (V Sehwag 128, VVS Laxman 13)
  • End Of Day: India - 214/4 in 44.3 overs (V Sehwag 128, VVS Laxman 13)
  • India 2nd innings
  • 11:00 local time: Over 71.6 Sri Lanka's third review - unsuccessful
  • Sri Lanka 2nd innings
  • 15:46 local time: Over 40.1 Sri Lanka's first review - successful
Day 2
  • Mark Benson the TV Umpire on Day 1 took over from Rudi Koertzen as he was not feeling well, Gamini Silva took over as the TV umpire for the remainder of the match
  • India 1st innings
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 78 balls (V Sehwag 33, VVS Laxman 19, Ex 0)
  • India: 250 runs in 54.3 overs (329 balls), Extras 10
  • V Sehwag: 150 off 144 balls (21 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Drinks: India - 263/4 in 57.0 overs (V Sehwag 156, VVS Laxman 32)
  • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 149 balls (V Sehwag 59, VVS Laxman 39, Ex 2)
  • India: 300 runs in 67.2 overs (407 balls), Extras 12
  • Drinks: India - 307/6 in 70.0 overs (V Sehwag 184, A Kumble 2)
  • 11:23 local time: Over 68.5 Sri Lanka's third review - unsuccessful
  • V Sehwag: 200 off 227 balls (22 x 4, 4 x 6)
  • 12:15 local time: Over 81.6 India's second review - unsuccessful
  • Lunch: India - 329/10 in 82.0 overs (V Sehwag 201)
  • Sri Lanka 1st innings
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 8.2 overs (50 balls), Extras 0
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 59 balls (SM Warnapura 27, KC Sangakkara 23, Ex 0)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 64/1 in 13.0 overs (SM Warnapura 29, KC Sangakkara 31)
  • KC Sangakkara: 50 off 63 balls (7 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 19.6 overs (120 balls), Extras 1
  • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 120 balls (SM Warnapura 48, KC Sangakkara 51, Ex 1)
  • BSM Warnapura: 50 off 54 balls (8 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 14:51 local time: Over 27.3 India's first review - unsuccessful
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 126/1 in 28.0 overs (SM Warnapura 60, KC Sangakkara 59)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 39.1 overs (235 balls), Extras 5
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 166/3 in 46.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 19, TT Samaraweera 4)
  • 16:47 local time: Over 52.3 Sri Lanka's first review - unsuccessful
  • 17:00 local time: Over 54.1 India's second review - unsuccessful
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 55.2 overs (332 balls), Extras 8
  • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 215/5 in 61.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 46, HAPW Jayawardene 5)
Day 3
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 50 off 98 balls (5 x 4)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 116 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 22, HAPW Jayawardene 22, Ex 9)
  • Sri Lanka: 250 runs in 73.5 overs (443 balls), Extras 17
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 250/5 in 74.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 57, HAPW Jayawardene 24)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 268/7 in 85.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 73, KMDN Kulasekara 1)
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 292/10 in 93.3 overs (KMDN Kulasekara 5)
  • India 2nd innings
  • India: 50 runs in 10.3 overs (63 balls), Extras 0
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 63 balls (G Gambhir 14, V Sehwag 36, Ex 0)
  • Drinks: India - 69/0 in 14.0 overs (G Gambhir 28, V Sehwag 41)
  • V Sehwag: 50 off 49 balls (6 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 14:28 local time: Over 22.3 Sri Lanka's first review - unsuccessful
  • India: 100 runs in 23.2 overs (140 balls), Extras 1
  • G Gambhir: 50 off 84 balls (6 x 4)
  • Tea: India - 121/1 in 30.0 overs (G Gambhir 56, R Dravid 14)
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 98 balls (G Gambhir 32, R Dravid 18, Ex 0)
  • India: 150 runs in 42.5 overs (257 balls), Extras 1
  • Drinks: India - 190/2 in 50.0 overs (R Dravid 43, SR Tendulkar 22)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 57 balls (R Dravid 24, SR Tendulkar 26, Ex 0)
  • India: 200 runs in 53.2 overs (320 balls), Extras 1
  • 16:46 local time: Over 55.6 Sri Lanka's second review - successful
  • Bad Light: India - 200/4 in 56.4 overs (SC Ganguly 0, VVS Laxman 0)
  • End Of Day: India - 200/4 in 56.4 overs (SC Ganguly 0, VVS Laxman 0)
Day 4
  • 10:19 local time: Over 65.4 India first review - successful
  • India: 250 runs in 67.5 overs (407 balls), Extras 4
  • 10:33 local time: Over 68.3 Sri Lanka's second review - unsuccessful
  • Drinks: India - 252/5 in 69.0 overs (SC Ganguly 16, KD Karthik 20)
  • 10:50 local time: Over 70.5 India first review - unsuccessful
  • Innings Break: India - 269/10 in 76.2 overs (Z Khan 1)
  • Sri Lanka 2nd innings
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 24/3 in 9.0 overs (MG Vandort 4, TT Samaraweera 10)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 37/4 in 20.0 overs (TT Samaraweera 14)
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 22.1 overs (135 balls), Extras 7
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 49 balls (TT Samaraweera 26, TM Dilshan 24, Ex 0)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 31.2 overs (190 balls), Extras 7
  • TT Samaraweera: 50 off 86 balls (6 x 4)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 109/4 in 35.0 overs (TT Samaraweera 52, TM Dilshan 34)
  • 15:46 local time: Over 40.1 Sri Lanka's first review - successful
  • 14:48 local time: Over 33.3 India's first review - unsuccessful