Sri Lanka in India, 2nd Test India v Sri Lanka [Draw]

Sri Lanka in India, 2nd Test India v Sri Lanka [Draw]

Post by rsc » Wed, 03 Dec 1997 04:00:00

Test # 1387
Sri Lanka in India, 1997/98,
2nd Test India v Sri Lanka
Vidharbha Cricket Association Ground, Nagpur
26,27,28,29,30 November 1997

Result: Match Drawn.
Series: 3-Test series is level at 0-0.

Toss: India
Umpires: CJ Mitchley (RSA) and VK Ramaswamy
TV Umpire: PS Godbole
Match Referee: RB Simpson (Aus)
Man of the Match: Not awarded.

Close of Play:
 Day 1: Ind 133/1 (41 ov; Sidhu 64*, Dravid 47*)
 Day 2: Ind 401/5 (131 ov; Ganguly 67*, Kumble 42*)
 Day 3: Ind 485
 Day 4: No play (washed out due to rain)
 Day 5: No play (washed out due to overnight rain)

India 1st innings                                               R   B   4  6
+NR Mongia            c Muralitharan     b Pushpakumara        11  17   2  0
NS Sidhu              c Atapattu         b Vaas                79 162  13  1
R Dravid              c Atapattu         b Vaas                92 221  10  1
*SR Tendulkar                            b Pushpakumara        15  20   1  1
MA Azharuddin         lbw                b Pushpakumara        62 121   6  0
SC Ganguly            c Tillakaratne     b Pushpakumara        99 188  13  0
A Kumble              run out (Ranatunga)                      78 191   8  0
J Srinath             lbw                b Jayasuriya          11  11   1  0
RK Chauhan            c Vaas             b Jayasuriya           1  13   0  0
A Kuruvilla           lbw                b Pushpakumara         0   1   0  0
NM Kulkarni           not out                                   1   4   0  0
Extras                (b 8, lb 13, w 3, nb 12)                 36
Total                 (all out, 155 overs)                    485

FoW: 1-15 (Mongia), 2-152 (Sidhu), 3-182 (Tendulkar),
     4-272 (Dravid), 5-303 (Azharuddin), 6-462 (Kumble),
     7-476 (Srinath), 8-484 (Chauhan), 9-484 (Ganguly),
     10-485 (Kuruvilla).

Bowling                      O      M      R      W
Vaas                        31      3     80      2 (3nb)
Pushpakumara                32      3    122      5 (6nb)
KJ Silva                    28      6     81      0 (2nb, 1w)
Muralitharan                46      8    137      0 (7nb)
Ranatunga                    1      0      8      0
Jayasuriya                  16      4     32      2
Atapattu                     1      0      4      0 (2w)

Sri Lanka team:
 ST Jayasuriya, MS Atapattu, RS Mahanama, PA de Silva,
 *A Ranatunga, HP Tillakaratne, +SKL de Silva, WPUJC Vaas,
 KR Pushpakumara, M Muralitharan, KJ Silva.

*** 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.