India tour of Sri Lanka, 1985 /

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When Sri Lanka registered their maiden success in Tests

Jul 12, 2001: Though India and Sri Lanka played their first Test match only in 1982, cricket relations between the two nations stretch back to fifty years before that

Partab Ramchand

Second Test Match

SRI LANKA v INDIA 1985-86

1987: Toss: India

First Test Match

SRI LANKA v INDIA 1985-86

1987: Sri Lanka came within an ace of scoring their maiden win in Test cricket, only resolute batting by Vengsarkar and interference from typically tropical weather denying them their opportunity

Tests: Sri Lanka 1 India 0, ODIs: Sri Lanka 1 India 1

The Indians in Sri Lanka, 1985-86

1987: Lacking any kind of match practice for months after the 1984-85 home season had ended, and with a team hastily assembled in August, the Indians were under-prepared for their visit to Sri Lanka

Third Test Match

SRI LANKA v INDIA 1985-86

1987: At Kandy, September 14, 15, 16, 18, 19

Third One-day International

†SRI LANKA v INDIA 1985-86

1987: At P

Second One-day International

†SRI LANKA v INDIA 1985-86

1987: At P

First One-day International

†SRI LANKA v INDIA 1985-86

1987: At Sinhalese Sports Club, Colombo, August 25

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Tour Results
Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (PSS) - Sep 22, 1985
No result
Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (PSS) - Sep 21, 1985
Sri Lanka won by 14 runs
Sri Lanka v India at Kandy - Sep 14-19, 1985
Match drawn
Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (PSS) - Sep 6-11, 1985
Sri Lanka won by 149 runs
Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (SSC) - Aug 30-Sep 4, 1985
Match drawn
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