Colombo Oval, P.Saravanamuttu Stadium
Air Force Flats End, Press Block End
Sri Lanka, Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club
16:56, Tue Jan 17, 2017 (UTC +0530)
P Sara Oval
 

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Sri Lanka v England - Feb 17-21, 1982 Scorecard
Sri Lanka v West Indies - Oct 22-26, 2015 Scorecard
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Profile

The P.Saravanamuttu Stadium - home to the Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club - hosted Sri Lanka's first Test, against England in 1982. In 1985, it was the venue for Sri Lanka's first-ever Test win, over India. It is a relatively small ground, half surrounded by lower-level stands and half by grass banks. The most famous feature is the ivy-covered scoreboard and in 1948 Don Bradman brought his Australian side to the ground en route to England.

The ground regularly hosted international matches till 1994, but that was followed by a eight-year lull. In 2002, Australia and Pakistan played a Test there, with the series being played on neutral soil.
Andrew McGlashan

Fixtures

2017
Fri Jan 20 - Mon Jan 23
10:00 local | 04:30 GMT
23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST
Premier League Tournament Tier A
Super Eight - Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club v Colombo Cricket Club
Sat Jan 28 - Tue Jan 31
10:00 local | 04:30 GMT
23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST
Premier League Tournament Tier A
Super Eight - Colombo Cricket Club v Nondescripts Cricket Club
Sun Feb 5 - Wed Feb 8
10:00 local | 04:30 GMT
23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST
Premier League Tournament Tier A
Super Eight - Nondescripts Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club
Sun Feb 5 (50 ovs)
10:00 local | 04:30 GMT
23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST
India Women v South Africa Women
Tue Feb 7 (50 ovs)
10:00 local | 04:30 GMT
23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST
ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier
1st Match, Group A - Sri Lanka Women v India Women
Wed Feb 8 (50 ovs)
10:00 local | 04:30 GMT
23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST
ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier
8th Match, Group B - Pakistan Women v Bangladesh Women
Fri Feb 10 (50 ovs)
10:00 local | 04:30 GMT
23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST
ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier
11th Match, Group A - India Women v Ireland Women
Sat Feb 11 (50 ovs)
10:00 local | 04:30 GMT
23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST
ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier
13th Match, Group B - South Africa Women v Bangladesh Women
Mon Feb 13 - Thu Feb 16
10:00 local | 04:30 GMT
23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST
Premier League Tournament Tier A
Super Eight - Sri Lanka Army Sports Club v Nondescripts Cricket Club
Mon Feb 13 (50 ovs)
10:00 local | 04:30 GMT
23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST
ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier
17th Match, Group A - Zimbabwe Women v India Women
Wed Feb 15 (50 ovs)
10:00 local | 04:30 GMT
23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST
ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier
1st Super - TBC v TBC
Fri Feb 17 (50 ovs)
10:00 local | 04:30 GMT
23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST
ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier
4th Super - TBC v TBC
Sun Feb 19 (50 ovs)
10:00 local | 04:30 GMT
23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST
ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier
1st Semi-final - TBC v TBC
Tue Feb 21 (50 ovs)
10:00 local | 04:30 GMT
23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST
ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier
Final - TBC v TBC
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Latest Photos

The umpires go for a walk as it drizzles, Sri Lanka v West Indies, 2nd Test, Colombo, 4th day, October 25, 2015
The umpires go for a walk as it drizzles
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Persistent rain washed out the fourth morning session, Sri Lanka v West Indies, 2nd Test, Colombo, 4th day, October 25, 2015
Persistent rain washed out the fourth morning session
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Sri Lanka president Maithripala Sirisena arrives at the P Sara Oval for Kumar Sangakkara's farewell, Colombo, August 24, 2015
Sri Lanka president Maithripala Sirisena arrives at the P Sara Oval for Kumar Sangakkara's farewell
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The Tryphon R Mirando stand at the P Sara Oval, Colombo, August 24, 2015
The Tryphon R Mirando stand at the P Sara Oval
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Ground Fixtures Ground Results
Super Eight: Tamil Union v Col CC at Colombo (PSS)
Jan 20-23, 2017 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST -1d | 22:30 CST -1d | 20:30 PST -1d)
Super Eight: Col CC v Nondescripts at Colombo (PSS)
Jan 28-31, 2017 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST -1d | 22:30 CST -1d | 20:30 PST -1d)
India Women v SA Women at Colombo (PSS)
Feb 5, 2017 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST -1d | 22:30 CST -1d | 20:30 PST -1d)
Super Eight: Nondescripts v Colts at Colombo (PSS)
Feb 5-8, 2017 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST -1d | 22:30 CST -1d | 20:30 PST -1d)
1st Match, Group A: SL Women v India Women at Colombo (PSS)
Feb 7, 2017 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST -1d | 22:30 CST -1d | 20:30 PST -1d)
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