result
1st ODI, Guwahati, Dec 22 1997, Sri Lanka tour of India
(37.5/43 ov)173/3
India won by 7 wickets (with 31 balls remaining)
player of the match
Sri Lanka INNINGS (45 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sanath Jayasuriya c Jadeja b Mohanty17120014.28
Marvan Atapattu c †Mongia b Mohanty821401038.09
Roshan Mahanama c Jadeja b Singh681151651159.13
Aravinda de Silva c Chauhan b Mohanty412190033.33
Arjuna Ranatunga (c)c Singh b Ganguly2745681060.00
Romesh Kaluwitharana c Bahutule b Singh2333293069.69
Kumar Dharmasena c Bahutule b Singh912110075.00
Upul Chandana lbw b Singh4791057.14
Chaminda Vaas not out 713160053.84
Muthiah Muralidaran  b Singh1460025.00
Sajeewa de Silva not out 33400100.00
Extras(lb 9, nb 2, w 6)17
TOTAL(45 Ov, RR: 3.82)172/9
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 1.5 ov), 2-22 (Marvan Atapattu, 7.5 ov), 3-30 (Aravinda de Silva, 11.5 ov), 4-92 (Arjuna Ranatunga, 27.1 ov), 5-133 (Romesh Kaluwitharana, 35.6 ov), 6-152 (Kumar Dharmasena, 39.3 ov), 7-156 (Roshan Mahanama, 41.2 ov), 8-161 (Upul Chandana, 41.6 ov), 9-167 (Muthiah Muralidaran, 43.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Javagal Srinath941601.77---11
Debasis Mohanty913133.44---01
Rajesh Chauhan703004.28---00
Sourav Ganguly603115.16---00
Sairaj Bahutule903303.66---10
Robin Singh502254.40---10
India INNINGS (target: 173 runs from 43 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sourav Ganguly  b Vaas1231430038.70
Ajay Jadeja run out (†Kaluwitharana)715281046.66
Navjot Sidhu c Atapattu b Muralitharan3650724072.00
Sachin Tendulkar (c)not out 82861106095.34
Mohammad Azharuddin not out 2846523060.86
Extras(lb 1, nb 1, w 6)8
TOTAL(37.5 Ov, RR: 4.57)173/3
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Ajay Jadeja, 5.4 ov), 2-26 (Sourav Ganguly, 8.3 ov), 3-94 (Navjot Sidhu, 22.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas711912.71---10
Sajeewa de Silva7.503103.95---21
Kumar Dharmasena502404.80---00
Muthiah Muralidaran704917.00---30
Sanath Jayasuriya802903.62---00
Upul Chandana302006.66---00
MATCH DETAILS
Nehru Stadium, Guwahati
TossIndia, elected to field first
SeriesSri Lanka tour of India
Season1997/98
Player Of The Match
Robin Singh
Robin Singh
Series resultIndia led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 1267
Match daysday (50-over match)
ODI debut
Sairaj Bahutule
Sairaj Bahutule
Umpires
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Bala Murali
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KS Giridharan
TV Umpire
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Subrata Banerjee
Match Referee
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Ahmed Ebrahim
MATCH NOTES
  • Early morning fog and mist delayed the play by 45 minutes. Match reduced to 45 overs a side.
  • India were fined 2 overs for a slow over rate