result
3rd Test, Colombo, Aug 8 - 11 2008, India tour of Sri Lanka
249 & 268
(33.1 ov, target 122)396 & 123/2
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets
player of the match
India 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Gautam Gambhir lbw b Mendis7212819610056.25
Virender Sehwag c †HAPW Jayawardene b Prasad21213640100.00
Rahul Dravid lbw b Prasad1029520034.48
Sachin Tendulkar lbw b Prasad612180050.00
Sourav Ganguly c DPMD Jayawardene b Muralitharan3557684161.40
VVS Laxman st †HAPW Jayawardene b Mendis2544561056.81
Parthiv Patel lbw b Mendis1342481030.95
Anil Kumble (c) b Mendis16100016.66
Harbhajan Singh c Vandort b Muralitharan38110037.50
Ishant Sharma not out 1761770027.86
Zaheer Khan st †HAPW Jayawardene b Mendis3273683143.83
Extras(b 1, lb 8, nb 5)14
TOTAL(80 Ov, RR: 3.11, 325 Mts)249
Fall of wickets: 1-51 (Virender Sehwag, 7.2 ov), 2-92 (Rahul Dravid, 18.3 ov), 3-102 (Sachin Tendulkar, 22.1 ov), 4-151 (Sourav Ganguly, 39.5 ov), 5-155 (Gautam Gambhir, 42.1 ov), 6-190 (VVS Laxman, 54.3 ov), 7-195 (Parthiv Patel, 56.1 ov), 8-196 (Anil Kumble, 56.3 ov), 9-198 (Harbhajan Singh, 59.4 ov), 10-249 (Zaheer Khan, 79.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas1214403.66517000
Dhammika Prasad1708234.82659001
Ajantha Mendis2845652.001283000
Muttiah Muralitharan2335822.521064200
Sri Lanka 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Michael Vandort lbw b Khan1450771028.00
Malinda Warnapura  b Sharma822270036.36
Chaminda Vaas c Sehwag b Harbhajan Singh471111699042.34
Kumar Sangakkara c †Patel b Kumble14428842414050.00
Mahela Jayawardene (c)lbw b Harbhajan Singh26100033.33
Thilan Samaraweera c †Patel b Khan35841133041.66
Tillakaratne Dilshan lbw b Kumble2345653051.11
Prasanna Jayawardene c Harbhajan Singh b Khan491161635042.24
Dhammika Prasad st †Patel b Harbhajan Singh3656895064.28
Ajantha Mendis lbw b Kumble1728432060.71
Muttiah Muralitharan not out 013000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 14, nb 1, w 2)21
TOTAL(134.2 Ov, RR: 2.94, 585 Mts)396
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Malinda Warnapura, 5.6 ov), 2-42 (Michael Vandort, 16.5 ov), 3-137 (Chaminda Vaas, 47.3 ov), 4-141 (Mahela Jayawardene, 49.1 ov), 5-201 (Thilan Samaraweera, 73.6 ov), 6-244 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 88.3 ov), 7-324 (Kumar Sangakkara, 113.5 ov), 8-367 (Prasanna Jayawardene, 125.5 ov), 9-396 (Dhammika Prasad, 133.5 ov), 10-396 (Ajantha Mendis, 134.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Zaheer Khan32510533.2813714001
Ishant Sharma15.333312.12765000
Harbhajan Singh40.3810432.5618110020
Anil Kumble41.2412332.9717511000
Virender Sehwag20201.00100000
Sourav Ganguly301103.66132000
India 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Gautam Gambhir  b Prasad2643553060.46
Virender Sehwag c Samaraweera b Prasad34294870117.24
Rahul Dravid c DPMD Jayawardene b Mendis681662266040.96
Sourav Ganguly lbw b Muralitharan1850641136.00
Parthiv Patel lbw b Mendis1230050.00
Sachin Tendulkar lbw b Mendis1422261063.63
VVS Laxman not out 611571933038.85
Anil Kumble (c)lbw b Muralitharan915211060.00
Harbhajan Singh lbw b Vaas2632325081.25
Zaheer Khan run out (Samaraweera)078000.00
Ishant Sharma c Warnapura b Muralitharan055000.00
Extras(b 5, lb 3, nb 1, w 2)11
TOTAL(87.5 Ov, RR: 3.05, 345 Mts)268
Fall of wickets: 1-62 (Virender Sehwag, 10.4 ov), 2-65 (Gautam Gambhir, 12.2 ov), 3-108 (Sourav Ganguly, 27.4 ov), 4-109 (Parthiv Patel, 28.1 ov), 5-131 (Sachin Tendulkar, 34.5 ov), 6-216 (Rahul Dravid, 70.1 ov), 7-229 (Anil Kumble, 75.5 ov), 8-266 (Harbhajan Singh, 84.6 ov), 9-268 (Zaheer Khan, 86.4 ov), 10-268 (Ishant Sharma, 87.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas502014.00203000
Dhammika Prasad1106025.45409021
Muttiah Muralitharan37.549932.611646100
Ajantha Mendis3478132.381559000
Sri Lanka 2nd INNINGS (target: 122 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Michael Vandort  b Harbhajan Singh87820114.28
Malinda Warnapura not out 54991355054.54
Kumar Sangakkara c Gambhir b Khan48230050.00
Mahela Jayawardene (c)not out 50851033058.82
Extras(b 4, lb 3)7
TOTAL(33.1 Ov, RR: 3.70, 135 Mts)123/2
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Michael Vandort, 1.4 ov), 2-22 (Kumar Sangakkara, 6.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Zaheer Khan612213.66274000
Harbhajan Singh1424413.14583000
Anil Kumble1023403.40382000
Virender Sehwag301204.00100000
Sourav Ganguly0.104024.0001000
MATCH DETAILS
P Sara Oval, Colombo
TossIndia, elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of Sri Lanka
Season2008
Player Of The Match
Kumar Sangakkara
Kumar Sangakkara
Player Of The Series
Ajantha Mendis
Ajantha Mendis
Series resultSri Lanka won the 3-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 1886
Hours of play (local time)10.15am start, Lunch 12.15-12.55pm, Tea 2.55-3.15pm, Close 5.15pm
Match days8,9,10,11 August 2008 - day(5-day match)
Test debut
Dhammika Prasad
Dhammika Prasad
Umpires
England Image
Mark Benson
South Africa Image
Rudi Koertzen
TV Umpire
West Indies Image
Billy Doctrove
Reserve Umpire
Sri Lanka Image
Sagara Gallage
Match Referee
Australia Image
Alan Hurst
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 08 Aug - day 1 -Sri Lanka 1st innings 14/1 (Michael Vandort 3*, Chaminda Vaas 0*, 8 ov)
Sat, 09 Aug - day 2 -Sri Lanka 1st innings 251/6 (Kumar Sangakkara 107*, Prasanna Jayawardene 1*, 92 ov)
Sun, 10 Aug - day 3 -India 2nd innings 161/5 (Rahul Dravid 46*, VVS Laxman 17*, 45 ov)
Mon, 11 Aug - day 4 -Sri Lanka 2nd innings 123/2 (33.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • India 1st innings
  • India: 50 runs in 6.5 overs (42 balls), Extras 8
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 42 balls (G Gambhir 22, V Sehwag 21, Ex 8)
  • Drinks: India - 64/1 in 12.0 overs (G Gambhir 29, R Dravid 6)
  • G Gambhir: 50 off 58 balls (9 x 4)
  • India: 100 runs in 20.2 overs (123 balls), Extras 8
  • 11:47 local time: Over 18.3 Sri Lanka's first review - successful
  • 12:07 local time: Over 22.1 India's first review - unsuccessful
  • Lunch: India - 104/3 in 24.0 overs (G Gambhir 57, SC Ganguly 2)
  • India: 150 runs in 39.3 overs (238 balls), Extras 8
  • Drinks: India - 151/4 in 39.5 overs (G Gambhir 71)
  • 14:10 local time: Over 42.1 Sri Lanka's second review - successful
  • Tea: India - 190/6 in 54.3 overs (PA Patel 11)
  • 15:18 local time: Over 56.1 India's second review - unsuccessful
  • India: 200 runs in 61.6 overs (373 balls), Extras 12
  • Drinks: India - 230/9 in 74.0 overs (I Sharma 10, Z Khan 20)
  • 10th Wicket: 50 runs in 120 balls (I Sharma 17, Z Khan 32, Ex 2)
  • Innings Break: India - 249/10 in 80.0 overs (I Sharma 17)
  • Sri Lanka 1st innings
  • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 14/1 in 8.0 overs (MG Vandort 3, WPUJC Vaas 0)
  • 13:23 local time: Over 44.4 Sri Lanka's first review - successful
  • 17:04 local time: Over 88.3 Sri Lanka 4th review - unsuccessful
Day 2
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 18.1 overs (109 balls), Extras 6
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 56/2 in 21.0 overs (WPUJC Vaas 19, KC Sangakkara 9)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 79 balls (WPUJC Vaas 22, KC Sangakkara 26, Ex 2)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 31.5 overs (191 balls), Extras 8
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 114/2 in 36.0 overs (WPUJC Vaas 39, KC Sangakkara 45)
  • KC Sangakkara: 50 off 79 balls (6 x 4)
  • 13:23 local time: Over 44.4 Sri Lanka's first review - successful
  • 13:47 local time: Over 49.1 Sri Lanka's second review - unsuccessful
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 144/4 in 51.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 60, TT Samaraweera 2)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 55.5 overs (337 balls), Extras 11
  • 14:18 Local time: Over 56.6 India first review - unsuccessful
  • 14:34 local time: Over 60.2 Sri Lanka's third review - successful
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 175/4 in 66.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 72, TT Samaraweera 21)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 137 balls (KC Sangakkara 19, TT Samaraweera 29, Ex 2)
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 73.3 overs (444 balls), Extras 12
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 206/5 in 78.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 86, TM Dilshan 2)
  • KC Sangakkara: 100 off 212 balls (11 x 4)
  • 17:04 local time: Over 886 Sri Lanka 4th review - unsuccessful
  • 17:04 local time: Over 88.3 Sri Lanka 4th review - unsuccessful
  • 17:09 local time: Over 89.1 Sri Lanka 5th review - successful
  • Sri Lanka: 250 runs in 91.3 overs (552 balls), Extras 14
  • Bad Light: Sri Lanka - 251/6 in 92.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 107, HAPW Jayawardene 1)
  • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 251/6 in 92.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 107, HAPW Jayawardene 1)
Day 3
  • New Ball Taken: Sri Lanka 285/6 after 104.1 overs (KC Sangakkara 129, HAPW Jayawardene 13)
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 103 balls (KC Sangakkara 29, HAPW Jayawardene 22, Ex 0)
  • Sri Lanka: 300 runs in 106.1 overs (640 balls), Extras 14
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 300/6 in 107.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 131, HAPW Jayawardene 26)
  • Sri Lanka: 350 runs in 119.3 overs (720 balls), Extras 19
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 352/7 in 120.0 overs (HAPW Jayawardene 44, KTGD Prasad 16)
  • 13:27 local time: Over 127.2 India second review - unsuccessful
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 396/9 in 133.5 overs (BAW Mendis 17)
  • Innings Break: Sri Lanka - 396/10 in 134.2 overs (M Muralitharan 0)
  • India 2nd innings
  • India: 50 runs in 7.5 overs (49 balls), Extras 3
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 49 balls (G Gambhir 23, V Sehwag 24, Ex 3)
  • Tea: India - 57/0 in 9.0 overs (G Gambhir 24, V Sehwag 30)
  • India: 100 runs in 23.2 overs (143 balls), Extras 4
  • Drinks: India - 103/2 in 25.0 overs (R Dravid 22, SC Ganguly 17)
  • 16:25 local time: Over 26.6 Sri lanka's first review - unsuccessful
  • 16:32 local time: Over 27.4 India's first review - unsuccessful
  • 16:56 local time: Over 33.3 Sri Lanka's second review - unsuccessful
  • 16:59 local time: Over 33.4 Sri Lanka's third review - unsuccessful
  • 17:04 local: over 34.5 India second review - unsuccessful
  • India: 150 runs in 42.1 overs (256 balls), Extras 5
  • End Of Day: India - 161/5 in 45.0 overs (R Dravid 46, VVS Laxman 17)
Day 4
  • R Dravid: 50 off 96 balls (5 x 4)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 130 balls (R Dravid 24, VVS Laxman 25, Ex 1)
  • India: 200 runs in 59.5 overs (362 balls), Extras 9
  • Drinks: India - 203/5 in 62.0 overs (R Dravid 61, VVS Laxman 40)
  • VVS Laxman: 50 off 123 balls (3 x 4)
  • 12:06 local time: Over 75.5 India's third review - unsuccessful
  • Lunch: India - 238/7 in 78.0 overs (VVS Laxman 50, Harbhajan Singh 9)
  • India: 250 runs in 80.4 overs (487 balls), Extras 9
  • New Ball Taken: India 265/7 after 84.1 overs (VVS Laxman 59, Harbhajan Singh 26)
  • Innings Break: India - 268/10 in 87.5 overs (VVS Laxman 61)
  • Sri Lanka 2nd innings
  • 14:11 local time 5.5 over India's first review - unsuccessful
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 45/2 in 17.0 overs (SM Warnapura 20, DPMD Jayawardene 10)
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 19.3 overs (117 balls), Extras 3
  • 15:47 local time: Over 25.5 India's second review - unsuccessful
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 119 balls (SM Warnapura 24, DPMD Jayawardene 27, Ex 2)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 30.1 overs (181 balls), Extras 3
  • 16:08 local time: Over 30.2 India's third review - unsuccessful
  • BSM Warnapura: 50 off 92 balls (5 x 4)
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 50 off 85 balls (3 x 4)
  • 3rd Wicket: 100 runs in 160 balls (SM Warnapura 45, DPMD Jayawardene 50, Ex 6)