result
3rd Test, Colombo (SSC), Aug 28 - Sep 1 2015, India tour of Sri Lanka
312 & 274
(target 386)201 & 268
India won by 117 runs
Player Of The Match
145*
cheteshwar-pujara
Player Of The Series
94 runs • 21 wkts
ravichandran-ashwin
India 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
KL Rahul  b Prasad22100100.00
Cheteshwar Pujara not out 14528945614050.17
Ajinkya Rahane lbw b Pradeep813162061.53
Virat Kohli (c)c †Perera b Mathews1860963030.00
Rohit Sharma c Tharanga b Prasad2665953140.00
Stuart Binny lbw b Prasad011000.00
Naman Ojha c Tharanga b Kaushal2154633038.88
Ravichandran Ashwin c †Perera b Prasad514181035.71
Amit Mishra st †Perera b Herath59871227067.81
Ishant Sharma  b Herath69231066.66
Umesh Yadav  b Herath414160028.57
Extras(lb 2, nb 7, w 4, pen 5)18
TOTAL(100.1 Ov, RR: 3.11, 456 Mts)312
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (KL Rahul, 0.2 ov), 2-14 (Ajinkya Rahane, 3.4 ov), 3-64 (Virat Kohli, 23.3 ov), 4-119 (Rohit Sharma, 45.5 ov), 5-119 (Stuart Binny, 45.6 ov), 6-173 (Naman Ojha, 60.6 ov), 7-180 (Ravichandran Ashwin, 65.1 ov), 8-284 (Amit Mishra, 92.2 ov), 9-298 (Ishant Sharma, 96.6 ov), 10-312 (Umesh Yadav, 100.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dhammika Prasad26410043.8411513014
Nuwan Pradeep2265212.361097030
Angelo Mathews1362411.84663000
Rangana Herath27.138433.091188100
Tharindu Kaushal1224513.75463003
Sri Lanka 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Upul Tharanga c Rahul b I Sharma423251017.39
Kaushal Silva  b Yadav311290027.27
Dimuth Karunaratne c Rahul b Binny1137700029.72
Dinesh Chandimal lbw b Binny2327355085.18
Angelo Mathews (c)c †Ojha b I Sharma19210011.11
Lahiru Thirimanne c Rahul b I Sharma079000.00
Kusal Perera c Kohli b I Sharma5556859098.21
Dhammika Prasad st †Ojha b Mishra27234140117.39
Rangana Herath c †Ojha b I Sharma49841398058.33
Tharindu Kaushal lbw b Mishra1639393041.02
Nuwan Pradeep not out 25140040.00
Extras(lb 1, nb 7, w 2)10
TOTAL(52.2 Ov, RR: 3.84, 258 Mts)201
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Upul Tharanga, 4.5 ov), 2-11 (Kaushal Silva, 5.2 ov), 3-40 (Dinesh Chandimal, 11.5 ov), 4-45 (Angelo Mathews, 16.1 ov), 5-47 (Dimuth Karunaratne, 17.6 ov), 6-47 (Lahiru Thirimanne, 18.2 ov), 6-48 (18.3 ov), 7-127 (Kusal Perera, 33.4 ov), 8-156 (Tharindu Kaushal, 44.4 ov), 9-183 (Rangana Herath, 49.5 ov), 10-201 (Dhammika Prasad, 52.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ishant Sharma1525453.60687016
Umesh Yadav1326414.92519000
Stuart Binny932422.66454010
Ravichandran Ashwin813304.12366000
Amit Mishra7.212523.40344001
India 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Cheteshwar Pujara  b Prasad021000.00
KL Rahul  b Pradeep28160025.00
Ajinkya Rahane lbw b Pradeep417251023.52
Virat Kohli (c)c Tharanga b Pradeep2163872033.33
Rohit Sharma c Pradeep b Prasad50721314169.44
Stuart Binny c Tharanga b Prasad49621047079.03
Naman Ojha c Karunaratne b Herath3563844055.55
Amit Mishra run out (Silva)39621034062.90
Ravichandran Ashwin c †Perera b Prasad58871077066.66
Umesh Yadav c Herath b Pradeep419290021.05
Ishant Sharma not out 26100033.33
Extras(b 1, lb 1, nb 5, w 3)10
TOTAL(76 Ov, RR: 3.60, 353 Mts)274
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Cheteshwar Pujara, 0.2 ov), 2-2 (KL Rahul, 3.2 ov), 3-7 (Ajinkya Rahane, 5.2 ov), 4-64 (Virat Kohli, 22.2 ov), 5-118 (Rohit Sharma, 32.5 ov), 6-160 (Stuart Binny, 44.2 ov), 7-179 (Naman Ojha, 51.3 ov), 8-234 (Amit Mishra, 67.2 ov), 9-269 (Umesh Yadav, 74.6 ov), 10-274 (Ravichandran Ashwin, 75.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dhammika Prasad1936943.63828024
Nuwan Pradeep1726243.64719010
Rangana Herath2208914.04786100
Angelo Mathews631101.83322000
Tharindu Kaushal1224103.41494001
Sri Lanka 2nd INNINGS (target: 386 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Upul Tharanga c †Ojha b I Sharma074000.00
Kaushal Silva c Pujara b Yadav27501044054.00
Dimuth Karunaratne c †Ojha b Yadav0711000.00
Dinesh Chandimal c Kohli b I Sharma18171830105.88
Angelo Mathews (c)lbw b I Sharma11024032813045.83
Lahiru Thirimanne c Rahul b Ashwin1247890025.53
Kusal Perera c RG Sharma b Ashwin7010615411066.03
Rangana Herath lbw b Ashwin1123302047.82
Tharindu Kaushal not out 11423007.14
Dhammika Prasad c Binny b Ashwin64310150.00
Nuwan Pradeep lbw b Mishra024000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 2, nb 7)13
TOTAL(85 Ov, RR: 3.15, 388 Mts)268
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Upul Tharanga, 0.6 ov), 2-2 (Dimuth Karunaratne, 3.2 ov), 3-21 (Dinesh Chandimal, 6.6 ov), 4-74 (Kaushal Silva, 21.1 ov), 5-107 (Lahiru Thirimanne, 37.6 ov), 6-242 (Kusal Perera, 76.1 ov), 7-249 (Angelo Mathews, 80.3 ov), 8-257 (Rangana Herath, 83.1 ov), 9-263 (Dhammika Prasad, 83.5 ov), 10-268 (Nuwan Pradeep, 84.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ishant Sharma1953231.68941004
Umesh Yadav1536524.336613000
Stuart Binny1334903.76609000
Amit Mishra1814712.61804003
Ravichandran Ashwin2026943.45817000
MATCH DETAILS
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossSri Lanka, elected to field first
SeriesIndia tour of Sri Lanka
Season2015
Player Of The Match
Cheteshwar Pujara
Cheteshwar Pujara
Player Of The Series
Ravichandran Ashwin
Ravichandran Ashwin
Series resultIndia won the 3-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 2179
Hours of play (local time)10am start, Lunch 12.00-12.40, Tea 14.40-15.00, Close 17.00
Match days28,29,30,31 August, 1 September 2015 - day (5-day match)
Test debut
Kusal Perera
Kusal Perera
Naman Ojha
Naman Ojha
Umpires
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Nigel Llong
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Rod Tucker
TV Umpire
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Raveendra Wimalasiri
Reserve Umpire
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Ruchira Palliyaguruge
Match Referee
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Andy Pycroft
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 28 Aug - day 1 - India 1st innings 50/2 (Cheteshwar Pujara 19*, Virat Kohli 14*, 15 ov)
Sat, 29 Aug - day 2 - India 1st innings 292/8 (Cheteshwar Pujara 135*, Ishant Sharma 2*, 95.3 ov)
Sun, 30 Aug - day 3 - India 2nd innings 21/3 (Virat Kohli 1*, Rohit Sharma 14*, 8.1 ov)
Mon, 31 Aug - day 4 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 67/3 (Kaushal Silva 24*, Angelo Mathews 22*, 18.1 ov)
Tue, 01 Sep - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 268 (85 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • India 1st innings
  • Penalty: 7.2 - Ball striking Fielding Team helmet
  • Drinks: India - 40/2 in 12.0 overs (CA Pujara 14, V Kohli 9)
  • India: 50 runs in 14.4 overs (89 balls), Extras 7
  • Rain: India - 50/2 in 15.0 overs (CA Pujara 19, V Kohli 14)
  • Lunch: India - 50/2 in 15.0 overs (CA Pujara 19, V Kohli 14)
  • Rain: India - 50/2 in 15.0 overs (CA Pujara 19, V Kohli 14)
  • Tea: India - 50/2 in 15.0 overs (CA Pujara 19, V Kohli 14)
  • Wet Ground: India - 50/2 in 15.0 overs (CA Pujara 19, V Kohli 14)
  • Rain: India - 50/2 in 15.0 overs (CA Pujara 19, V Kohli 14)
  • End Of Day: India - 50/2 in 15.0 overs (CA Pujara 19, V Kohli 14)
Day 2
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 113 balls (CA Pujara 24, V Kohli 18, Ex 8)
  • Drinks: India - 72/3 in 30.0 overs (CA Pujara 29, RG Sharma 6)
  • India: 100 runs in 40.3 overs (246 balls), Extras 10
  • CA Pujara: 50 off 127 balls (5 x 4)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 117 balls (CA Pujara 24, RG Sharma 25, Ex 1)
  • Lunch: India - 119/4 in 45.5 overs (CA Pujara 55)
  • India: 150 runs in 54.4 overs (331 balls), Extras 11
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 85 balls (CA Pujara 28, NV Ojha 21, Ex 1)
  • Drinks: India - 173/6 in 61.0 overs (CA Pujara 86)
  • India: 200 runs in 69.2 overs (420 balls), Extras 12
  • CA Pujara: 100 off 214 balls (9 x 4)
  • Tea: India - 220/7 in 77.0 overs (CA Pujara 101, A Mishra 24)
  • 80.1 Second new ball taken
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 96 balls (CA Pujara 16, A Mishra 34, Ex 3)
  • India: 250 runs in 85.4 overs (520 balls), Extras 16
  • A Mishra: 50 off 71 balls (7 x 4)
  • Drinks: India - 278/7 in 90.0 overs (CA Pujara 127, A Mishra 55)
  • 8th Wicket: 100 runs in 156 balls (CA Pujara 39, A Mishra 57, Ex 4)
  • Rain: India - 292/8 in 95.3 overs (CA Pujara 135, I Sharma 2)
  • End Of Day: India - 292/8 in 95.3 overs (CA Pujara 135, I Sharma 2)
Day 3
  • India: 300 runs in 97.3 overs (591 balls), Extras 16
  • Innings Break: India - 312/10 in 100.1 overs (CA Pujara 145)
  • Sri Lanka 1st innings
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 23/2 in 8.1 overs (FDM Karunaratne 1, LD Chandimal 11)
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 47/5 in 18.0 overs (HDRL Thirimanne 0)
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 18.6 overs (118 balls), Extras 5
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 28.4 overs (177 balls), Extras 7
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 62 balls (MDKJ Perera 32, HMRKB Herath 19, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 108/6 in 30.1 overs (MDKJ Perera 38, HMRKB Herath 20)
  • MDKJ Perera: 50 off 49 balls (8 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 44.0 overs (270 balls), Extras 9
  • KTGD Prasad (1) retired hurt on 1* from 48/6 (18.3 ov) to 156/8 (44.4 ov)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 175/8 in 48.0 overs (KTGD Prasad 6, HMRKB Herath 47)
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 51.5 overs (318 balls), Extras 10
  • Innings Break: Sri Lanka - 201/10 in 52.2 overs (N Pradeep 2)
  • India 2nd innings
  • Rain: India - 21/3 in 8.1 overs (V Kohli 1, RG Sharma 14)
  • End Of Day: India - 21/3 in 8.1 overs (V Kohli 1, RG Sharma 14)
Day 4
  • India: 50 runs in 18.5 overs (113 balls), Extras 2
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 90 balls (V Kohli 19, RG Sharma 30, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: India - 64/4 in 22.2 overs (RG Sharma 34)
  • India: 100 runs in 30.1 overs (182 balls), Extras 3
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 60 balls (RG Sharma 15, STR Binny 35, Ex 1)
  • RG Sharma: 50 off 71 balls (4 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Lunch: India - 132/5 in 37.0 overs (STR Binny 38, NV Ojha 11)
  • India: 150 runs in 41.2 overs (251 balls), Extras 6
  • Drinks: India - 168/6 in 48.0 overs (NV Ojha 34, A Mishra 2)
  • Drinks: India - 196/7 in 57.0 overs (A Mishra 18, R Ashwin 10)
  • India: 200 runs in 58.3 overs (354 balls), Extras 7
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 88 balls (A Mishra 27, R Ashwin 23, Ex 0)
  • Tea: India - 234/8 in 67.2 overs (R Ashwin 27)
  • India: 250 runs in 71.4 overs (433 balls), Extras 7
  • R Ashwin: 50 off 76 balls (6 x 4)
  • Innings Break: India - 274/10 in 76.0 overs (I Sharma 2)
  • Sri Lanka 2nd innings
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 12.6 overs (79 balls), Extras 3
  • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 67/3 in 18.1 overs (JK Silva 24, AD Mathews 22)
Day 5
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 72 balls (JK Silva 23, AD Mathews 25, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 83/4 in 27.0 overs (AD Mathews 31, HDRL Thirimanne 3)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 99/4 in 35.0 overs (AD Mathews 40, HDRL Thirimanne 10)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 35.3 overs (215 balls), Extras 4
  • AD Mathews: 50 off 118 balls (7 x 4)
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 134/5 in 47.0 overs (AD Mathews 56, MDKJ Perera 12)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 49.5 overs (306 balls), Extras 9
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 85 balls (AD Mathews 21, MDKJ Perera 27, Ex 4)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 183/5 in 60.0 overs (AD Mathews 74, MDKJ Perera 43)
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 67.5 overs (414 balls), Extras 9
  • 6th Wicket: 100 runs in 186 balls (AD Mathews 47, MDKJ Perera 49, Ex 4)
  • MDKJ Perera: 50 off 89 balls (8 x 4)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 219/5 in 70.0 overs (AD Mathews 96, MDKJ Perera 57)
  • AD Mathews: 100 off 217 balls (12 x 4)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 249/6 in 80.0 overs (AD Mathews 110, HMRKB Herath 3)
  • Sri Lanka: 250 runs in 81.2 overs (495 balls), Extras 9