Sam Robson drives down the ground, Sri Lanka A v England Lions, 3rd unofficial Test, Colombo, 4th day, February 28, 2014 © Thusith Wijeduru / ECB

  • Jun 13, 2012

    The covers come on at the R Premadasa Stadium © AFP

  • Feb 26, 2011

    An aerial view of the R Premadasa stadium © Getty Images

  • Jan 23, 2011

    A general view of the redeveloped R Premadasa Stadium © Manoj Ridimahaliyadda

  • Jan 23, 2011

    The R Premadasa Stadium under lights © Manoj Ridimahaliyadda

  • Nov 27, 2010

    The ground-staff try to soak up the excess water from the ground © AFP

  • Nov 23, 2010

    The R Premadasa Stadium is undergoing reconstruction © Associated Press

  • Sep 10, 2009

    The MAX Cricket Academy at the R Premadasa Stadium © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Sep 4, 2009

    The covers are on at the Premadasa © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Sep 4, 2009

    The Super Sopper comes into action before the start © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Sep 4, 2009

    The groundstaff cover the ground during a rain shower © Mel Gunasekera

  • Jan 31, 2009

    Sri Lankan fans throng the R Premadasa Stadium © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Jan 31, 2009

    A panoramic view of the R Premadasa Stadium © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Aug 29, 2008

    Groundsmen get the covers out quickly © AFP

  • Aug 29, 2008

    A wide-angle view of the Premadasa Stadium © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Aug 24, 2008

    Indian supporters add to the colour inside the stadium © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Aug 24, 2008

    The crowd builds up outside the stadium © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Mar 17, 2006

    Floodlights illuminate a very damp Premadasa Stadium © AFP

  • Sep 30, 2002

    Ground staff scurry to cover the field as the monsoon arrives © ESPNcricinfo Ltd