Indian cricket team in Sri Lanka in 2010

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Indian cricket team in Sri Lanka in 2010
  Flag of India.svg Flag of Sri Lanka.svg
  India Sri Lanka
Dates 18 July–7 August 2010
Captains Mahendra Singh Dhoni Kumar Sangakkara
Test series
Result 3-match series drawn 1–1
Most runs Sachin Tendulkar (390) Kumar Sangakkara (467)
Most wickets Pragyan Ojha (8) Suraj Randiv (11)
Player of the series Virender Sehwag (Ind)

The Indian cricket team toured Sri Lanka, playing three Test matches from 18 July to 7 August 2010.


The squads of the four teams participating in the tournament were announced in early June by the respective cricket boards.

 India  Sri Lanka
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (c) (wk) Kumar Sangakkara (c) (wk)
Dinesh Karthik (vc) Muttiah Muralitharan (vc)
Ravichandran Ashwin Rangana Herath
Ashok Dinda Mahela Jayawardene
Gautam Gambhir Suraj Randiv
Harbhajan Singh Thilina Kandamby
Ravindra Jadeja Chamara Kapugedera
Zaheer Khan Nuwan Kulasekara
Virat Kohli Farveez Maharoof
Praveen Kumar Lasith Malinga
Ashish Nehra Angelo Mathews
Pragyan Ojha Thilan Samaraweera
Suresh Raina Upul Tharanga
Rohit Sharma Chanaka Welegedara
Saurabh Tiwary

Test Series

1st Test

18–22 July
520/8d (124 overs)
Tharanga Paranavitana 111 (289)
Abhimanyu Mithun 4/105 (28 overs)
276 (65 overs)
Virender Sehwag 109 (175)
Muttiah Muralitharan 5/63 (17 overs)
96/0 (14.1 overs)
Tillakaratne Dilshan 68* (47)
Pragyan Ojha 0/11 (3 overs)
338 (115.4 overs) (f/o)
Sachin Tendulkar 84 (168)
Lasith Malinga 5/50 (17 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 10 wickets
Galle International Stadium, Galle
Umpires: Daryl Harper (Aus) and Rod Tucker (Aus)
Player of the match: Lasith Malinga (SL)
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Bad light ended play after 68 overs on Day 1.
  • Rain prevented play on Day 2.
  • Abhimanyu Mithun (Ind) made his Test debut.
  • Muttiah Muralitharan (SL) announced that he would retire from Test cricket following this match. On the last day of the match, and on the last wicket of the match, he earned his 800th career Test wicket.

2nd Test

26–30 July
642/4d (159.4 overs)
Kumar Sangakkara 219 (335)
Virender Sehwag 1/71 (20 overs)
707 (225.2 overs)
Sachin Tendulkar 203 (347)
Ajantha Mendis 4/172 (63 overs)
129/3 (45 overs)
Kumar Sangakkara 42* (114)
Abhimanyu Mithun 1/17 (6 overs)
Match drawn
Sinhalese Sports Club, Colombo
Umpires: Daryl Harper (Aus) and Rod Tucker (Aus)
Player of the match: Kumar Sangakkara (SL)

3rd Test

3–7 August
425 (138 overs)
Thilan Samaraweera 137* (288)
Pragyan Ojha 4/115 (46 overs)
436 (106.1 overs)
Virender Sehwag 109 (105)
Suraj Randiv 4/80 (25.1 overs)
267 (85.2 overs)
Thilan Samaraweera 83 (139)
Amit Mishra 3/47 (17.2 overs)
258/5 (68.3 overs)
VVS Laxman 103* (149)
Suraj Randiv 5/82 (29 overs)
India won by 5 wickets
P. Sara Oval, Colombo
Umpires: Simon Taufel (Aus) and Rod Tucker (Aus)
Player of the match: VVS Laxman (Ind)
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Bad light ended play after 86.5 overs on day 1, and 86.1 overs on day 2.
  • VVS Laxman scored his first century in Sri Lanka and in the 4th innings of a Test.

Tour Match

Sri Lanka Board President's XI vs Indians

13–15 July
514/9d (104.3 overs)
Upul Tharanga 110 (116)
Pragyan Ojha 5/153 (27.3 overs)
291 (64.2 overs)
Yuvraj Singh 118 (146)
Ajantha Mendis 6/67 (17.2 overs)
260/6 (61.1 overs)
Lahiru Thirimanne 102 (142)
Pragyan Ojha 3/85(22 overs)
  • Sri Lanka Board President's XI won the toss and elelcted to bat.

Media Coverage


Internet – Online commentary only


  1. ^ Cricinfo Asia Cup page Cricinfo. Retrieved on 10 June 2010

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