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6th Match: India v Sri Lanka at Colombo, 28 Jul 2001

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VVS Laxman is all smiles chatting with Tony Greig after receiving the Man of the Match award

VVS Laxman, the hero of the day, receives his cheque for the Man of the Match award

Dravid speaks at the presentation ceremony after leading India to a good victory

Rahul Dravid success as captain for the second time in his career

A relaxed Yuvraj Singh smiles with his mates after India complete their maiden win

Sanath Jayasuriya on the losing side for the first time in the series

Finally something for the Indian fans to celebrate, a maiden triumph against Sri Lanka

VVS Laxman, architect of India's maiden victory is congratulated by Marvan Atapattu

Hemang Badani slices the ball through the off side in the course of his cameo

VVS Laxman runs hard, the Hyderabadi stylist made a matchwinning 87 against Lanka

Laxman and Dravid - the senior pros did the job for India in Ganguly's absence

VVS Laxman is all style, clipping the ball off his pads

Rahul Dravid flicks well in the course of a fruitful association with VVS Laxman

Stand in skipper Rahul Dravid who gave Laxman good support, cuts hard

VVS Laxman flicks, the wristy Hyderabadi stylist in full cry, made an unbeaten 87

Chaminda Vaas is toast of his teammates after scalping another Indian wicket

Dharmasena is congratulated by Arnold after the former dismissed the dangerous Sehwag

Amay Khurasiya plays all around a quick one from Vaas and departs for a duck

Nehra is the centre of all celebrations having snared yet another Lankan wicket

Sourav Ganguly and other team members watch the proceedings from the dressing room

Sodhi high-fives Nehra after the latter clean bowled Muralitharan

Muralitharan heaves down the wrong line and finds his stumps shattered by Nehra

The Indians celebrate after Zaheer Khan has Dharmasena caught behind by Dighe

Rahul Dravid and Sameer Dighe combine well to run out Kumar Sangakkara

Marvan Atapattu dashes across for a quick run as Sameer Dighe watches on

Suspended Sourav Ganguly enjoys a stint in the commentary box alongside Tony Greig

Harbhajan Singh celebrates after scalping Jayasuriya for the second time in the series

Jayasuriya and Kalu enjoy a well deserved water break

Ashish Nehra appeals unsuccessfully for an lbw decision against Jayasuriya

Kaluwitharana sweeps to deep backward square as his opposite number Digh watches

Little Kalu is all smiles as Yuvraj Singh dives and fields

Sanath Jayasuriya acknowledges the crowd's cheers on reaching his 44th ODI half century

Kaluwitharana drives through the on side in characteristic fashion

Zaheer Khan bends low to field a drive from the Jayasuriya's flashing willow

Jayasuriya drives confidently in his innings of 57

Results & Scores
Sri Lanka won by 121 runs
Sri Lanka 295/5 (50 ov)
India 174 (47.2 ov)

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