India vs Sri Lanka: 1st Test Match 2008

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India tour of Sri Lanka 2008. First Test result played between Inida and Sri Lanka at Colombo from 23-27 July 2008.

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<ul><li> 1. First Test: Colombo 23-27 July 2008</li></ul> <p> 2. VENUE Sinhalese Sprots Club Ground, Colombo 3. MATCH OFFICIALS </p> <ul><li>Mark Benson (Eng) : Umpire </li></ul> <ul><li>Billy Doctrove (WI): Umpire </li></ul> <ul><li>Rudi Koertzen (SA): Third Umpire </li></ul> <ul><li>Alan Hurst (Aus): Match Referee </li></ul> <p> 4. TOSS Sri Lanka won the toss.Elected to bat first 5. TEAMS 6. 7. Fall Of Wickets Sri Lanka: First Innings 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.) 8. 9. Sri Lankascored a huge score of600in their first innings To avoidFOLLOW ON Indianeeds to score at least400runs 10. 11. Fall Of Wickets India: First Innings 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.) 12. 13. SHAME The Great Indian Batting Line up (at least on paper) couldnt save FOLLOW ON 14. 15. Fall Of Wickets India: Second Innings 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.) 16. 17. SRI LANKA WON BY AN INNINGS AND 239 RUNS RESULT 18. And the credit goes to. Muttia Muralitharan (Man of the Match) 19. Sri Lanka leading the series 1-0 Second Test 31 July 4 August 2008 Galle, Sri Lanka</p>