result
1st Test, Mohali, Nov 19 - 23 1997, Sri Lanka tour of India
(93.1 ov)369 & 251/6
515/9d
Match drawn
player of the match
Aravinda de Silva
Sri Lanka (and Ceylon)
Sri Lanka 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sanath Jayasuriya c Chauhan b Srinath531091455048.62
Marvan Atapattu lbw b Srinath10824434114044.26
Roshan Mahanama lbw b Kumble421151336036.52
Aravinda de Silva  b Kuruvilla3340624082.50
Arjuna Ranatunga (c)c Chauhan b Srinath3060903050.00
Hashan Tillakaratne c Dravid b Kumble14601181023.33
Lanka de Silva  b Kuruvilla516230031.25
Kumar Dharmasena not out 3758895063.79
Chaminda Vaas  b Kuruvilla215120013.33
Muttiah Muralitharan c Srinath b Kuruvilla1011151090.90
Sajeewa de Silva  b Srinath638520015.78
Extras(b 4, lb 13, nb 12)29
TOTAL(125.2 Ov, RR: 2.94)369
Fall of wickets: 1-98 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 2-202 (Roshan Mahanama), 3-254 (Marvan Atapattu), 4-254 (Aravinda de Silva), 5-301 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 6-307 (Lanka de Silva), 7-307 (Hashan Tillakaratne), 8-313 (Chaminda Vaas), 9-333 (Muttiah Muralitharan), 10-369 (Sajeewa de Silva)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Javagal Srinath27.249243.36---07
Abey Kuruvilla2778843.25---07
Debasis Mohanty1915703.00---00
Anil Kumble3498122.38---00
Sourav Ganguly22000.00---00
Rajesh Chauhan1623402.12---00
India 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Nayan Mongia  b Muralitharan571822397131.31
Navjot Sidhu run out (PA de Silva/†SKL de Silva)13137247614235.21
Rahul Dravid c Ranatunga b Jayasuriya341171494029.05
Sachin Tendulkar (c)c Dharmasena b Jayasuriya23931292024.73
Mohammad Azharuddin lbw b Vaas531382158038.40
Sourav Ganguly c Tillakaratne b Vaas10924032510245.41
Anil Kumble c Dharmasena b Muralitharan2249663044.89
Javagal Srinath c Mahanama b KSC de Silva69171066.66
Rajesh Chauhan c Dharmasena b Muralitharan212130016.66
Abey Kuruvilla not out 3539510389.74
Extras(b 19, lb 10, nb 8, w 6)43
TOTAL(206.5 Ov, RR: 2.48)515/9d
Did not bat: Debasis Mohanty 
Fall of wickets: 1-120 (Nayan Mongia), 2-214 (Rahul Dravid), 3-259 (Navjot Sidhu), 4-274 (Sachin Tendulkar), 5-353 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 6-400 (Anil Kumble), 7-419 (Javagal Srinath), 8-426 (Rajesh Chauhan), 9-515 (Sourav Ganguly)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas36.51110722.90---14
Sajeewa de Silva2858112.89---11
Kumar Dharmasena34116501.91---00
Muttiah Muralitharan753017432.31---15
Sanath Jayasuriya3095921.96---00
Arjuna Ranatunga33000.00---00
Sri Lanka 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sanath Jayasuriya c †Mongia b Srinath17141530121.42
Marvan Atapattu c Chauhan b Kuruvilla31691175044.92
Roshan Mahanama lbw b Srinath1116272068.75
Aravinda de Silva not out 11026337715141.82
Arjuna Ranatunga (c)c Dravid b Kuruvilla38190037.50
Hashan Tillakaratne c Tendulkar b Chauhan948741018.75
Kumar Dharmasena  b Srinath25116653021.55
Lanka de Silva not out 11361421030.55
Extras(b 13, lb 9, nb 12)34
TOTAL(93.1 Ov, RR: 2.69)251/6
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 2-40 (Roshan Mahanama), 3-67 (Marvan Atapattu), 4-82 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 5-106 (Hashan Tillakaratne), 6-209 (Kumar Dharmasena)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Javagal Srinath2237533.40---05
Debasis Mohanty1643202.00---00
Abey Kuruvilla15.142921.91---04
Anil Kumble1956603.47---02
Rajesh Chauhan18112311.27---00
Sourav Ganguly22000.00---00
Mohammad Azharuddin10404.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh
TossIndia, elected to field first
SeriesSri Lanka tour of India
Season1997/98
Player Of The Match
Aravinda de Silva
Aravinda de Silva
Series result3-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1385
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Lanka de Silva
Lanka de Silva
Umpires
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Srinivas Venkataraghavan
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Steve Bucknor
TV Umpire
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Umesh Kumar
Match Referee
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Bob Simpson
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 19 Nov - day 1 -Sri Lanka 1st innings 280/4 (Arjuna Ranatunga 14*, Hashan Tillakaratne 9*)
Thu, 20 Nov - day 2 -India 1st innings 91/0 (Nayan Mongia 41*, Navjot Sidhu 47*)
Fri, 21 Nov - day 3 -India 1st innings 293/4 (Mohammad Azharuddin 23*, Sourav Ganguly 7*)
Sat, 22 Nov - day 4 -Sri Lanka 2nd innings 61/2 (Marvan Atapattu 26*, Aravinda de Silva 6*)
Sun, 23 Nov - day 5 -Sri Lanka 2nd innings 251/6 (93.1 ov) - end of match