England tour of Sri Lanka 1981/82


Gandhi's Gleneagles stand-off

When England's tour of India was in danger of being cancelled, and a massive rift between white and black countries seemed on the cards

Sri Lanka 0 England 1

England in India and Sri Lanka, 1981-82

The first sentiment to be expressed about England's tour of India is relief that Mrs Gandhi, India's Prime Minister, allowed it to take place

Inaugural Test Match


Toss: Sri Lanka


England in Sri Lanka ODI Series, 1981/82

England in Sri Lanka Test Match, 1981/82

England tour of Sri Lanka, Feb 1982

Test matches

One-Day Internationals

Tour Results
Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (PSS) - Feb 17-21, 1982
England won by 7 wickets
Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (SSC) - Feb 14, 1982
Sri Lanka won by 3 runs
Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (SSC) - Feb 13, 1982
England won by 5 runs
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