English Cricket Team in Sri Lanka in 1981–82

English Cricket Team In Sri Lanka In 1981–82

The England cricket team toured Sri Lanka in February 1982. The tour included two One Day International (ODI) matches and one Test match. Sri Lanka had become a Test playing nation the year before, and this was their inaugural Test match. A lot of celebrations had been prepared in Sri Lanka, include the issuing of commemorative stamps and coins.

England won the first ODI, but Sri Lanka won the second, causing large celebrations in the country. They also played well in the first Test match, but the Sri Lankan batting collapsed on the last day, resulting in a 7 wicket victory for England.

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