result
2nd Test, Nagpur, Nov 26 - 30 1997, Sri Lanka tour of India
Match drawn
India 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Nayan Mongia c Muralitharan b Pushpakumara1117182064.70
Navjot Sidhu c Atapattu b Vaas7916221413148.76
Rahul Dravid c Atapattu b Vaas9222133010141.62
Sachin Tendulkar (c) b Pushpakumara1520381175.00
Mohammad Azharuddin lbw b Pushpakumara621211396051.23
Sourav Ganguly c Tillakaratne b Pushpakumara9918830913052.65
Anil Kumble run out (Ranatunga)781912198040.83
Javagal Srinath lbw b Jayasuriya11111310100.00
Rajesh Chauhan c Vaas b Jayasuriya11318007.69
Abey Kuruvilla lbw b Pushpakumara015000.00
Nilesh Kulkarni not out 1430025.00
Extras(b 8, lb 13, nb 12, w 3)36
TOTAL(155 Ov, RR: 3.12)485
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Nayan Mongia), 2-152 (Navjot Sidhu), 3-182 (Sachin Tendulkar), 4-272 (Rahul Dravid), 5-303 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 6-462 (Anil Kumble), 7-476 (Javagal Srinath), 8-484 (Rajesh Chauhan), 9-484 (Sourav Ganguly), 10-485 (Abey Kuruvilla)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas3138022.58---03
Ravindra Pushpakumara32312253.81---06
Jayantha Silva2868102.89---12
Muthiah Muralidaran46913702.97---07
Arjuna Ranatunga10808.00---00
Sanath Jayasuriya1643222.00---00
Marvan Atapattu10404.00---20
Sri Lanka Team
Sanath Jayasuriya Allrounder
Marvan Atapattu Batter
Roshan Mahanama Batter
Aravinda de Silva -
Arjuna Ranatunga (c)Batter
Hashan Tillakaratne Batter
Lanka de Silva -
Chaminda Vaas Bowler
Ravindra Pushpakumara -
Muthiah Muralidaran Bowler
Jayantha Silva Bowler
MATCH DETAILS
Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground, Nagpur
TossIndia, elected to bat first
SeriesSri Lanka tour of India
Season1997/98
Series result3-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1387
Match daysday (5-day match)
Umpires
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Cyril Mitchley
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V.K.Ramaswamy
TV Umpire
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PS Godbole
Match Referee
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Bob Simpson
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 26 Nov - day 1 - India 1st innings 133/1 (Navjot Sidhu 64*, Rahul Dravid 47*, 41 ov)
Thu, 27 Nov - day 2 - India 1st innings 401/5 (Sourav Ganguly 67*, Anil Kumble 42*, 131 ov)
Fri, 28 Nov - day 3 - India 1st innings 485
Sat, 29 Nov - day 4 - no play
Sun, 30 Nov - day 5 - India 1st innings 485 (155 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • There were 3 interruptions after 1, 5.1 and 6.1 overs. There was a thunderstorm after the 6.1 over, resulting in play resuming only at the scheduled post-tea session. Play was extended after the scheduled close of play. Bad light ended the day after 41 overs.
Day 3
  • Indian innings ended 5 minutes before the scheduled lunch. There was no play after that due to persistent drizzle.
  • Two minutes after Ganguly's dismissal, Blewett was also out for 99 in the 3rd Test between Australia and New Zealand in Hobart.
Day 4
  • Play washed out due to rain.
Day 5
  • No play on day 5 due to overnight thunderstorms, and the match was abandoned.