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Indian cricket team in Sri Lanka in 2008

 

Indian cricket team in Sri Lanka in 2008

Indian cricket team in Sri Lanka in 2008
India
Sri Lanka
Dates 18 July – 29 August 2008
Captains Anil Kumble (Tests)
MS Dhoni (ODIs)
Mahela Jayawardene
Test series
Result Sri Lanka won the 3-match series 2–1
Most runs Virender Sehwag (344)
Gautam Gambhir (310)
VVS Laxman (215)
Mahela Jayawardene (279)
Thilan Samaraweera (243)
Malinda Warnapura (243)
Most wickets Harbhajan Singh (16)
Zaheer Khan (8)
Anil Kumble (8)
Ajantha Mendis (26)
Muttiah Muralitharan (21)
Dammika Prasad (5)
Player of the series Ajantha Mendis (SL)
One Day International series
Result India won the 5-match series 3–2
Most runs MS Dhoni (193)
Virat Kohli (159)
Suresh Raina (157)
Mahela Jayawardene (185)
Thilan Thushara (168)
Chamara Kapugedera (113)
Most wickets Zaheer Khan (9)
Munaf Patel (7)
Harbhajan Singh (6)
Ajantha Mendis (13)
Nuwan Kulasekara (11)
Thilan Thushara (10)
Player of the series MS Dhoni (Ind)

The Indian cricket team toured Sri Lanka from 23 July to 29 August.[1]

Squads

Test Squads
 Sri Lanka  India
Mahela Jayawardene (c) Anil Kumble (c)
Kumar Sangakkara Virender Sehwag
Michael Vandort Rahul Dravid
Tillakaratne Dilshan Sachin Tendulkar
Chamara Kapugedera Saurav Ganguly
Malinda Warnapura VVS Laxman
Nuwan Kulasekara Harbhajan Singh
Muttiah Muralitharan Rohit Sharma
Thilan Thushara Gautam Gambhir
Prasanna Jayawardene (wk) Parthiv Patel (wk)
Ajantha Mendis Rudra Pratap Singh
Thilan Samaraweera Pragyan Ojha
Chamara Silva Zaheer Khan
Chaminda Vaas Munaf Patel
Dinesh Karthik
Ishant Sharma

Test Series

1st Test

23–27 July
(scorecard)
v
 India
600/6d (162 overs)
Mahela Jayawardene 136 (259)
Ishant Sharma 2/124 (33 overs)
223 (72.5 overs)
VVS Laxman 56 (118)
Muttiah Muralitharan 5/84 (29 overs)
138 (45 overs) (f/o)
Gautam Gambhir 43 (90)
Muttiah Muralitharan 6/26 (13 overs)
 Sri Lanka won by an innings and 239 runs
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground
Umpires: Mark Benson (ENG) & Billy Doctrove (WIN)
Player of the match: Muttiah Muralitharan
  • Bad light ended day 1 early. Bad light ended day 3 early.

2nd Test

31 July - 4 August
(scorecard)
India 
v
329 (82 overs)
Virender Sehwag 201* (231)
Ajantha Mendis 6/117 (28 overs)
292 (93.3 overs)
Mahela Jayawardene 86(188)
Harbhajan Singh 6/102 (40.3 overs)
269 (76.2 overs)
Gautam Gambhir 74 (149)
Ajantha Mendis 4/92 (27.2 overs)
136 (47.3 overs)
Thilan Samaraweera 67* (126)
Harbhajan Singh 4/51 (14 overs)
 India won by 170 runs
Galle International Stadium
Umpires: Billy Doctrove (WIN) & Rudi Koertzen (RSA)
Player of the match: Virender Sehwag
  • Bad light ended day 1 and day 3.

3rd Test

8–12 August
(scorecard)
India 
v
249 (80 overs)
Gautam Gambhir 72 (128)
Ajantha Mendis 5/56 (28 overs)
396 (134.2 overs)
Kumar Sangakkara 144 (288)
Harbhajan Singh 3/104 (40.3 overs)
268 (87.5 overs)
Rahul Dravid 68 (166)
Ajantha Mendis 3/81 (34 overs)
123/2 (33.1 overs)
Malinda Warnapura 54* (99)
Zaheer Khan 1/22 (6 overs)
 Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets
Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu Stadium
Umpires: Mark Benson (ENG) & Rudi Koertzen (RSA)
Player of the match: Kumar Sangakkara
  • Bad light ended day 2.

ODI series

1st ODI

18 August
(scorecard)
India 
146 (46 overs)
v
 Sri Lanka
147/2 (34.5 overs)
Yuvraj Singh 23 (30)
Ajantha Mendis 3/21 (9 overs)
Mahela Jayawardene 62* (80)
Munaf Patel 2/32 (9 overs)
 Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets
Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
Umpires: Asoka de Silva (SRI) & Billy Doctrove (WIN)
Player of the match: Ajantha Mendis

2nd ODI

20 August
(scorecard)
Sri Lanka 
142 (38.4 overs)
v
 India
143/7 (39.5 overs)
Thilan Thushara 44 (46)
Zaheer Khan 4/21 (9.5 overs)
Mahendra Singh Dhoni 33 (54)
Ajantha Mendis 2/22 (10 overs)
 India won by 3 wickets
Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
Umpires: Billy Doctrove (WIN) & Gamini Silva (SRI)
Player of the match: Zaheer Khan

3rd ODI

24 August
(scorecard)
India 
237/9 (50 overs)
v
 Sri Lanka
204 (49 overs)
Mahendra Singh Dhoni 76 (80)
Ajantha Mendis 3/56 (10 overs)
Mahela Jayawardene 94 (111)
Munaf Patel 3/42 (10 overs)
 India won by 33 runs.
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Umpires: Billy Doctrove (WIN) & Tyron Wijewardene
Player of the match: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

4th ODI

27 August
(scorecard)
India 
258 (49.4 overs)
v
 Sri Lanka
212 (46.3 overs)
Suresh Raina 76 (78)
Thilan Thushara 5/47 (8.4 overs)
Sanath Jayasuriya 60 (52)
Harbhajan Singh 3/40 (10 overs)
 India won by 46 runs.
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Umpires: Billy Doctrove (WIN) & Gamini Silva
Player of the match: Suresh Raina

5th ODI

29 August
(scorecard)
Sri Lanka 
227/6 (50 overs)
v
 India
103 (26.3 overs)
Thilan Thushara 54 (46)
Pragyan Ojha 2/28 (10 overs)
Virat Kohli 31 (46)
Ajantha Mendis 4/10 (4.3 overs)
 Sri Lanka won by 112 runs. (D/L method)
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Umpires: Billy Doctrove (WIN) & Tyron Wijewardene
Player of the match: Nuwan Kulasekara

References

  1. ^ Schedule of the series
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