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Sri Lanka v India, 1st Test, SSC, Colombo

Match home for the first Test between Sri Lanka and India at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo

23-Jul-2008
Sri Lanka 600 for 6 dec (Jayawardene 136, Dilshan 125*, Warnapura 115, Samaraweera 127) beat India 223 (Laxman 56, Murali 5-84, Mendis 4-72) and 138 (Gambhir 43, Murali 6-26, Mendis 4-60) by an innings and 239 runs
Scorecard and ball-by-ball details
4th day
Bulletin - Murali and Mendis maul India
Dileep Premachandran - The spin assassins
Jamie Alter - Partners in guile
Comment - Review system under the scanner
Quotes - Plenty to ponder for Kumble
Audio - Sanjay Manjrekar: India no more masters of spin
Stats - Spin wizards stump India
Plays - An odd couple, and Murali's guile
Gallery - SL spinners induce abject collapse
3rd day
Bulletin - Muralitharan leaves India in tatters
Jamie Alter - Mendis factor works in Murali's favour
Quotes - Kirsten disappointed with poor shot-making
Quotes - New approach works for Dilshan
Plays of the day - Cat got your tongue, boys?
Audio - Sanjay Manjrekar: 'India's batsmen lacked confidence'
Gallery - India's batsmen wilt against Muralitharan
2nd day
Bulletin - Three centurions make it Sri Lanka's day
Jamie Alter - Jayawardene's field of glory
Dileep Premachandran - Bugs in the system
Quotes - Samaraweera and Warnapura share the limelight
Plays of the day - Mahela's MCG and bad reviews
Audio - Sanjay Manjrekar: 'Sri Lanka can't lose from here'
Gallery - Batsmen make India toil
1st day
Bulletin - Bad weather mars opening day
Jamie Alter - Bowlers impress on slow pitch
Audio - Sanjay Manjrekar: Manjrekar: 'Zaheer and Ishant were impressive'
News - 'Review will eradicate obvious errors' - Richardson
Preview package
Preview - Sri Lankan fortress awaits India
Jamie Alter - A test for India's big guns
Analysis - A leap of faith in technology
Kumar Sangakkara - Changing gears
Quotes - We welcome referral system - Kumble
Stats - Old warhorses look to shine