India vs Sri Lanka 1st Test at Kolkata, 16 Nov, 2017

Toss: Sri Lanka, who chose to bowl first
India 172/10 (59.3)  &  352/8 (88.4)
Sri Lanka 294/10 (83.4)  &  75/7 (26.3)
Match drawn
Man of the Match: Bhuvneshwar Kumar
  • HMRKB Herath 0 * (4)
  • Dasun Shanaka 6 * (17)

Over 4.5Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Dimuth Karunaratne Out LBW ...

Over 6.4Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowls short of length delivery to Sadeera Samarawickrama, gets an outside edge which is caught by the Keeper.He is Caught

Over 36.2 Umesh Yadav bowls a good length delivery to HDRL Thirimanne, out Caught by Kohli!! Thirimanne pushes at it and gets a thick edge to be bucketed in the cordon. Kohli bangs the ball into the turf after taking it.

Over 38.5 Umesh Yadav bowls a pitched up delivery to AD Mathews, out Caught by Rahul!! He was hanging on the back foot and that plots his downfall. It was full, sucked him into a loose drive and with no weight behind the shot, he scoops the ball to the man at cover

Over 52.5  Mohammed Shami bowls a good length delivery to DPDN Dickwella, out Caught by Virat Kohli!! Dickwella had to play at that, pushed forward and got a healthy outside edge. Head high catch for Kohli at second slip and he doesn't drop those.

Over 53.3 Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowls a good length delivery to Dasun Shanaka, out LBW! Shanaka didn't play a shot, it's a fair delivery, he was hopping and gets struck just above the knee-roll, Hawk-Eye says it's clipping the bails of middle-stump.

Over 54.2  Mohammed Shami bowls a good length delivery to LD Chandimal, out Caught by Saha!!   Good length and a hint of shape away from outside off, Chandimal was once again drawn into the drive,,, he manages to get a thin nick and Saha does the rest. 

Over 56.6  Mohammed Shami bowls a good length delivery to Dilruwan Perera, no runs, gets forward and misses the defence and he balll struck on the pads but impact outside the off stump.

Over 68.6  Mohammed Shami bowls a good length delivery to Dilruwan Perera, out Caught by Saha!! Perera looks to defend from the crease  the ball cuts away and peels the soft edge to nestle into the gloves of the keeper.

Over 82.3 Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowls a good length delivery to HMRKB Herath,  out Caught by Shami!! Bit of room and Herath slices it in the air, goes straight to the fielder at deep point. Did not have to move an inch.

Over 83.4  Mohammed Shami bowls a good length delivery to RAS Lakmal, out Bowled!!  Lakmal throws his bat at it, no feet to take him there. Gets an inside edge that uproots the off-stump.