result
1st Test, Chennai, Dec 2 - 6 2005, Sri Lanka tour of India
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
4/20
chaminda-vaas
15y
• The Bulletin by Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

Jayawardene and Vaas star in draw

A probing spell of left-arm seam from Chaminda Vaas engineered an Indian collapse before Sri Lanka's top order, led by the classy Mahela Jayawardene, managed some useful batting practice on the final day of the rain-curtailed first Test at Chennai

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Scorecard summary
India167/10(73.2 overs)1st INNINGS
Sri Lanka168/4(43 overs)1st INNINGS
end of over 431 run
SL: 168/4CRR: 3.90 
Thilan Samaraweera35 (93)
Tillakaratne Dilshan8 (14)
Anil Kumble 15-3-39-3
Harbhajan Singh 9-2-34-0
42.6
Kumble to Thilan Samaraweera, no run
42.5
1
Kumble to Dilshan, 1 run
42.4
Kumble to Dilshan, no run
42.3
Kumble to Dilshan, no run
42.2
Kumble to Dilshan, no run
42.1
Kumble to Dilshan, no run
end of over 423 runs
SL: 167/4CRR: 3.97 
Thilan Samaraweera35 (92)
Tillakaratne Dilshan7 (9)
Harbhajan Singh 9-2-34-0
Anil Kumble 14-3-38-3
41.6
Harbhajan to Thilan Samaraweera, no run
41.5
Harbhajan to Thilan Samaraweera, no run
41.4
Harbhajan to Thilan Samaraweera, no run
41.3
1
Harbhajan to Dilshan, 1 run
41.2
2
Harbhajan to Dilshan, 2 runs
41.1
Harbhajan to Dilshan, no run
end of over 411 run
SL: 164/4CRR: 4.00 
Thilan Samaraweera35 (89)
Tillakaratne Dilshan4 (6)
Anil Kumble 14-3-38-3
Harbhajan Singh 8-2-31-0
40.6
Kumble to Thilan Samaraweera, no run
40.5
Kumble to Thilan Samaraweera, no run
40.4
1
Kumble to Thilan Samaraweera, 1 run
40.4
Kumble to Thilan Samaraweera, no run
40.3
Kumble to Thilan Samaraweera, no run
40.2
Kumble to Thilan Samaraweera, no run
40.1
Kumble to Thilan Samaraweera, no run
end of over 405 runs
SL: 163/4CRR: 4.07 
Tillakaratne Dilshan4 (6)
Thilan Samaraweera35 (82)
Harbhajan Singh 8-2-31-0
Anil Kumble 13-3-38-3
39.6
Harbhajan to Dilshan, no run
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