India in Sri Lanka, 2008
Sri Lanka vs India, 1st Test
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo, July 23-27, 2008
Match Information
Umpires: Mark Benson (Eng) & Billy Doctrove (WI)
Third Umpire: Rudi Koertzen (SA)
Match Referee: Alan Hurst (Aus)
Toss: Sri Lanka (Elected to bat)
Match Status: Sri Lanka won by an innings and 239 runs
Man of the Match: Muttiah Muralitharan
India 2nd Innings | India 1st Innings | Sri Lanka 1st Innings
Batting: India 2nd Innings
Batsmen India (138/10 in 45 ovs) Runs Balls 4's 6's SR
Gautam Gambhir st P Jayawardene b M Muralitharan 43 90 4 0 47.78
Virender Sehwag lbw b M Muralitharan 13 17 2 0 76.47
VVS Laxman lbw b A Mendis 21 26 3 0 80.77
Sachin Tendulkar c T Dilshan b M Muralitharan 12 30 1 0 40.00
Rahul Dravid c M Warnapura b A Mendis 10 30 1 0 33.33
Saurav Ganguly c T Dilshan b M Muralitharan 4 12 1 0 33.33
Dinesh Karthik (wk) c M Jayawardene b M Muralitharan 0 6 0 0 0.00
Anil Kumble (c) b M Muralitharan 12 24 2 0 50.00
Harbhajan Singh b A Mendis 15 28 1 0 53.57
Zaheer Khan b A Mendis 3 6 0 0 50.00
Ishant Sharma not out 5 1 0 0 500.00
Extras: b - 0, w - 0, nb - 0, lb - 0 0  
Total: (138 for 10 in 45 overs) 138 Run Rate: 3.07
Fall Of Wickets
1/25 (Virender Sehwag, 6.4 ov.), 2/53 (VVS Laxman, 14.2 ov.), 3/82 (Sachin Tendulkar, 23.4 ov.), 4/95 (Gautam Gambhir, 29.5 ov.), 5/103 (Saurav Ganguly, 33.5 ov.), 6/103 (Rahul Dravid, 34.2 ov.), 7/103 (Dinesh Karthik, 35.5 ov.), 8/120 (Anil Kumble, 41.3 ov.), 9/133 (Zaheer Khan, 44.3 ov.), 10/138 (Harbhajan Singh, 44.6 ov.)
Bowling: Sri Lanka
Bowler O M R W Nb Wd ER
Chaminda Vaas 5 0 27 0 0 0 5.4
Nuwan Kulasekara 9 3 25 0 0 0 2.8
Ajantha Mendis 18 3 60 4 0 0 3.3
Muttiah Muralitharan 13 3 26 6 0 0 2.0
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Batting: India 1st Innings
Batsmen India (223/10 in 72.5 ovs) Runs Balls 4's 6's SR
Gautam Gambhir c T Samaraweera b M Muralitharan 39 55 5 0 70.91
Virender Sehwag c M Warnapura b N Kulasekara 25 16 5 0 156.25
Rahul Dravid b A Mendis 14 35 2 0 40.00
Sachin Tendulkar b M Muralitharan 27 46 3 0 58.70
Saurav Ganguly c N Kulasekara b M Muralitharan 23 57 4 0 40.35
VVS Laxman b A Mendis 56 118 6 0 47.46
Dinesh Karthik (wk) c & b M Muralitharan 9 16 1 0 56.25
Anil Kumble (c) lbw b A Mendis 1 15 0 0 6.67
Harbhajan Singh c M Warnapura b M Muralitharan 9 9 2 0 100.00
Zaheer Khan lbw b A Mendis 5 16 0 0 31.25
Ishant Sharma not out 13 54 1 0 24.07
Extras: b - 0, w - 0, nb - 0, lb - 2 2  
Total: (223 for 10 in 72.5 overs) 223 Run Rate: 3.06
Fall Of Wickets
1/36 (Virender Sehwag, 5.1 ov.), 2/79 (Gautam Gambhir, 17.3 ov.), 3/79 (Rahul Dravid, 18.1 ov.), 4/123 (Sachin Tendulkar, 31.5 ov.), 5/138 (Saurav Ganguly, 37.6 ov.), 6/147 (Dinesh Karthik, 41.6 ov.), 7/170 (Anil Kumble, 48.5 ov.), 8/181 (Harbhajan Singh, 51.2 ov.), 9/188 (Zaheer Khan, 54.5 ov.), 10/223 (VVS Laxman, 72.5 ov.)
Bowling: Sri Lanka
Bowler O M R W Nb Wd ER
Chaminda Vaas 5 0 23 0 0 0 4.6
Nuwan Kulasekara 11 2 42 1 0 0 3.8
Ajantha Mendis 27.5 5 72 4 0 0 2.6
Muttiah Muralitharan 29 4 84 5 0 0 2.9
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Batting: Sri Lanka 1st Innings
Batsmen Sri Lanka (600/6 in 162 ovs) Runs Balls 4's 6's SR
Michael Vandort c D Karthik b I Sharma 3 13 0 0 23.08
Malinda Warnapura c R Dravid b H Singh 115 202 14 0 56.93
Kumar Sangakkara c R Dravid b Z Khan 12 21 1 0 57.14
Mahela Jayawardene (c) c D Karthik b I Sharma 136 259 10 1 52.51
Thilan Samaraweera c VVS Laxman b Z Khan 127 224 18 0 56.70
Tillakaratne Dilshan not out 125 170 12 1 73.53
Prasanna Jayawardene (wk) c I Sharma b H Singh 30 70 1 0 42.86
Chaminda Vaas not out 22 32 4 0 68.75
Nuwan Kulasekara            
Ajantha Mendis            
Muttiah Muralitharan            
Extras: b - 4, w - 3, nb - 18, lb - 5 30  
Total: (600 for 6 in 162 overs) 600 Run Rate: 3.70
Fall Of Wickets
1/7 (Michael Vandort, 3.6 ov.), 2/57 (Kumar Sangakkara, 12.6 ov.), 3/212 (Malinda Warnapura, 60.5 ov.), 4/360 (Mahela Jayawardene, 102.2 ov.), 5/454 (Thilan Samaraweera, 129.2 ov.), 6/545 (Prasanna Jayawardene, 151.5 ov.)
Bowling: India
Bowler O M R W Nb Wd ER
Zaheer Khan 37 2 156 2 12 2 4.2
Ishant Sharma 33 4 124 2 0 1 3.8
Saurav Ganguly 8 1 24 0 0 0 3.0
Harbhajan Singh 43 2 149 2 0 0 3.5
Anil Kumble 37 4 121 0 6 0 3.3
Virender Sehwag 4 0 17 0 0 0 4.2
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The Teams
Sri Lanka: Michael Vandort, Malinda Warnapura, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene (c), Thilan Samaraweera, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Prasanna Jayawardene(w), Chaminda Vaas, Nuwan Kulasekara, Ajantha Mendis, Muttiah Muralitharan

India: Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, Saurav Ganguly, VVS Laxman, Dinesh Karthik(w), Anil Kumble (c), Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, Ishant Sharma, Rudra Pratap Singh(sub), Munaf Patel(sub), Rohit Sharma(sub), Parthiv Patel(sub), Pragyan Ojha(sub)

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