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First Test Match

Sri Lanka v England, 2000-01

2002: At Galle, February 22, 23, 24, 25, 26

Tanya Aldred

PwC Ratings: Atherton sole survivor in top ten

Feb 26, 2001: Mike Atherton is England's only player in the top ten of the PricewaterhouseCoopers Ratings after England's crushing defeat at the hands of Sri Lanka at Galle

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Umpiring controversy overshadows Sri Lankan innings win

Feb 26, 2001: In the end it all proved too much

Charlie Austin

Umpiring controversy overshadows Sri Lankan innings win

Feb 26, 2001: In the end it all proved too much

Charlie Austin

Sri Lanka secure innings victory

Feb 26, 2001: Sri Lanka have beaten England in the First Test in Galle by an innings and 28-runs

CricInfo

Tensions mount as England face battle to save Test

Feb 25, 2001: Tensions rose on the fourth day of the First Test Match in Galle as the wickets started to tumble and Sri Lanka started to take a firm grip on the match

Charlie Austin

Tensions start to boil over as England face uphill battle

Feb 25, 2001: One of the rickety makeshift stands, home to some of the legions of Union Jack clad supporters who have descended on Galle, collapsed today, but it rarely raised a ripple

Charlie Austin

England follow on after losing last six wickets for 47 runs

Feb 25, 2001: England were forced to follow on this morning after the most exciting session of the match

CricInfo

England near follow-on target thanks to Trescothick's maiden century

Feb 24, 2001: Although the pitch has crumbled and a hobbling Muttiah Muralitharan is turning the ball square, wickets remain an elusive commodity in the First Test Match in Galle

Charlie Austin

Trescothick hits maiden century as England near follow-on target

Feb 24, 2001: Although the pitch has crumbled and a hobbling Muttiah Muralitharan is turning the ball square, wickets remain an elusive commodity in the First Test Match in Galle

Charlie Austin

Trescothick hits half-century but Sri Lanka make the breakthrough

Feb 24, 2001: Marcus Trescothick has hit his fourth Test half-century but England, bidding to reach the follow-on target of 271, lost three wickets early in the afternoon session to leave them on 117 for three against Sri Lanka at Galle

CricInfo

Another sweltering day for players and broadcasters

Feb 23, 2001: Another sweltering day, not just for the players, but also for the disgruntled BBC broadcasters, who had been barred from entering the ground this morning and forced to cover the game from the crumbling ramparts of the old Dutch Fort

Charlie Austin

Another sweltering day for players and broadcasters

Feb 23, 2001: Another sweltering day, not just for the players, but also for the disgruntled BBC broadcasters, who had been barred from entering the ground this morning and forced to cover the game from the crumbling ramparts of the old Dutch Fort

Charile Austin

Sri Lanka pile on the pressure on the second day

Feb 23, 2001: Sri Lanka sprung something of a surprise by declaring late on the second day of the First Test in Galle

Charlie Austin

England toil hard under hot Galle sun

Feb 22, 2001: Nasser Hussain had always maintained that it would be tough, but few could have anticipated such a gruelling day's cricket

Charlie Austin

Atapattu forces England to work hard on opening day

Feb 22, 2001: Marvan Atapattu and Aravinda de Silva added 111 unbeaten runs for the third-wicket as Sri Lanka made the English bowlers toil in a sweltering evening session

Charlie Austin
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