result
1st ODI, Toronto, Sep 13 1997, Pakistan tour of Canada
(44.2/49 ov, target 209)188
India won by 20 runs
player of the match
India INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sachin Tendulkar (c)c Mohammad Akram b Azhar Mahmood1754822031.48
Sourav Ganguly c Shahid Afridi b Mohammad Akram1741763041.46
Rahul Dravid c Ijaz Ahmed b Shahid Afridi2341410056.09
Mohammad Azharuddin st †Moin Khan b Saqlain Mushtaq52871210059.77
Ajay Jadeja c Mohammad Akram b Saqlain Mushtaq4954651490.74
Robin Singh  b Saqlain Mushtaq16151720106.66
Saba Karim  b Aaqib Javed3530060.00
Rajesh Chauhan  b Aaqib Javed022000.00
Abey Kuruvilla c Saeed Anwar b Saqlain Mushtaq1340033.33
Harvinder Singh c Aaqib Javed b Saqlain Mushtaq1230050.00
Debasis Mohanty not out 00100-
Extras(b 1, lb 3, nb 3, w 22)29
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.16)208
Fall of wickets: 1-52 (Sourav Ganguly), 2-52 (Sachin Tendulkar), 3-85 (Rahul Dravid), 4-176 (Ajay Jadeja), 5-199 (Robin Singh), 6-202 (Saba Karim), 7-203 (Rajesh Chauhan), 8-207 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 9-208 (Abey Kuruvilla), 10-208 (Harvinder Singh)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Aaqib Javed1033923.90---22
Mohammad Akram914114.55---70
Azhar Mahmood1012812.80---30
Saqlain Mushtaq1004554.50---00
Shahid Afridi1004314.30---12
Saleem Malik10808.00---10
Pakistan INNINGS (target: 209 runs from 49 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Saeed Anwar  b Mohanty24100050.00
Ramiz Raja (c)c Azharuddin b Kuruvilla11116009.09
Ijaz Ahmed c Azharuddin b Ganguly24471083051.06
Inzamam-ul-Haq c Jadeja b Kuruvilla1332412040.62
Shahid Afridi c Azharuddin b Harvinder Singh1320302065.00
Saleem Malik c Chauhan b Harvinder Singh64871374073.56
Moin Khan c Singh b Ganguly077000.00
Azhar Mahmood c Azharuddin b Harvinder Singh918290050.00
Saqlain Mushtaq run out (Jadeja/Harvinder Singh)2944562065.90
Aaqib Javed run out (Tendulkar/†Karim)23150066.66
Mohammad Akram not out 00200-
Extras(b 1, lb 4, nb 5, w 21)31
TOTAL(44.2 Ov, RR: 4.24)188
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Saeed Anwar), 2-6 (Ramiz Raja), 3-32 (Inzamam-ul-Haq), 4-57 (Shahid Afridi), 5-82 (Ijaz Ahmed), 6-84 (Moin Khan), 7-107 (Azhar Mahmood), 8-171 (Saqlain Mushtaq), 9-188 (Saleem Malik), 10-188 (Aaqib Javed)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Abey Kuruvilla822723.37---45
Debasis Mohanty702213.14---40
Robin Singh1013503.50---51
Harvinder Singh8.204435.28---70
Sourav Ganguly702723.85---00
Sachin Tendulkar201306.50---10
Rajesh Chauhan201507.50---01
MATCH DETAILS
Toronto Cricket, Skating and Curling Club
TossPakistan, elected to field first
SeriesPakistan tour of CanadaIndia tour of Canada
Season1997
Player Of The Match
Ajay Jadeja
Ajay Jadeja
Series resultIndia led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 1227
Match daysday (50-over match)
ODI debut
Debasis Mohanty
Debasis Mohanty
Harvinder Singh
Harvinder Singh
Umpires
South Africa Image
Rudi Koertzen
West Indies Image
Steve Bucknor
TV Umpire
Australia Image
Steve Randell
Match Referee
West Indies Image
Jackie Hendriks
MATCH NOTES
  • Pakistan were fined 1 over for a slow over rate
  • M Azharuddin 4 catches, equals the fielding record for India (also: SM Gavaskar v Pakistan at Sharjah, Rothman's Trophy, 1984/85)