December 2-6, 2003

Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, Galle


Day 1
Bulletin - Giles gives England the edge
Verdict - England thank the heavens
Roving Reporter - The Englishmen abroad

Day 2
Bulletin - Muralitharan takes the shine off England's day
Verdict - Murali's double whammy
Roving Reporter - It's the Fort that counts

Day 3
Bulletin - Giles and Batty give England hope
Verdict - Clinging to Murali's coat-tails
Roving Reporter - Melting point

Day 4
Bulletin - Jayawardene gives Sri Lanka the ascendancy
Verdict - Murali's the man
Roving Reporter - Army v Navy

Day 5
Bulletin - England battle out for a tense draw
Verdict - Giles proves his allround worth