result
1st Test, Chennai, Dec 2 - 6 2005, Sri Lanka tour of India
(43 ov)168/4
Match drawn
player of the match
Chaminda Vaas
Sri Lanka
India 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Gautam Gambhir  b Vaas0711000.00
Virender Sehwag c Atapattu b Vaas36284370128.57
Rahul Dravid (c)c †Sangakkara b Vaas321051423030.47
Sachin Tendulkar lbw b Muralitharan221261572017.46
VVS Laxman run out (sub [WU Tharanga]/†Sangakkara)543641011.62
Sourav Ganguly c Dilshan b Fernando524311020.83
MS Dhoni c Gunawardene b Bandara3054836055.55
Irfan Pathan c & b Muralitharan045000.00
Ajit Agarkar run out (Gunawardene/†Sangakkara)416190025.00
Anil Kumble c & b Vaas935371025.71
Harbhajan Singh not out 44610100.00
Extras(b 12, lb 2, nb 6)20
TOTAL(73.2 Ov, RR: 2.27, 303 Mts)167
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Gautam Gambhir, 2.1 ov), 2-45 (Virender Sehwag, 8.5 ov), 3-97 (Rahul Dravid, 37.2 ov), 4-108 (Sachin Tendulkar, 49.1 ov), 5-109 (VVS Laxman, 53.1 ov), 6-117 (Sourav Ganguly, 56.4 ov), 7-118 (Irfan Pathan, 57.3 ov), 8-128 (Ajit Agarkar, 62.2 ov), 9-159 (Anil Kumble, 72.2 ov), 10-167 (MS Dhoni, 73.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas21142040.951172000
Dilhara Fernando1645813.62728006
Muthiah Muralidaran2566022.401219000
Malinga Bandara11.261511.32592000
Sri Lanka 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Avishka Gunawardene c †Dhoni b Pathan4661066.66
Kumar Sangakkara lbw b Kumble3052735057.69
Mahela Jayawardene c Gambhir b Kumble718011914188.75
Thilan Samaraweera not out 3593977037.63
Marvan Atapattu (c) b Kumble720381035.00
Tillakaratne Dilshan not out 814141057.14
Extras(nb 7, w 1, pen 5)13
TOTAL(43 Ov, RR: 3.9, 179 Mts)168/4
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Avishka Gunawardene, 0.6 ov), 2-62 (Kumar Sangakkara, 14.6 ov), 3-124 (Mahela Jayawardene, 28.6 ov), 4-158 (Marvan Atapattu, 38.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Irfan Pathan704316.14287010
Ajit Agarkar1032902.90526000
Sourav Ganguly201608.0073002
Harbhajan Singh923403.77353100
Anil Kumble1534132.73797005
MATCH DETAILS
MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
TossIndia, elected to bat first
SeriesSri Lanka tour of India
Season2005/06
Player Of The Match
Chaminda Vaas
Chaminda Vaas
Series result3-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1775
Match days2,3,4,5,6 December 2005 - day (5-day match)
Test debut
MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni
Umpires
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Daryl Harper
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Mark Benson
TV Umpire
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Krishna Hariharan
Match Referee
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Clive Lloyd
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 02 Dec - day 1 - no play
Sat, 03 Dec - day 2 - no play
Sun, 04 Dec - day 3 - no play
Mon, 05 Dec - day 4 - India 1st innings 90/2 (Rahul Dravid 30*, Sachin Tendulkar 11*, 32.3 ov)
Tue, 06 Dec - day 5 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 168/4 (43 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • Day's play called off due to heavy rain.
Day 2
  • Play called off due to wet conditions
Day 3
  • Play called off due to wet conditions