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Colombo Oval, P.Saravanamuttu Stadium
Air Force Flats End, Press Block End
Sri Lanka, Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club
20:21, Sat Aug 01, 2015 (UTC +0530)
P Sara Oval
 

Records and statistics

Sri Lanka v England - Feb 17-21, 1982 Scorecard
Sri Lanka v Pakistan - Jun 25-29, 2015 Scorecard
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Sri Lanka v Australia - Apr 13, 1983 Scorecard
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh - Jul 20, 2007 Scorecard
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Afghanistan v Ireland - Feb 1, 2010 Scorecard
Hong Kong v Nepal - Nov 24, 2014 Scorecard
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Profile

The P.Saravanamuttu Stadium - home to the Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club - hosted Sri Lanka's first Test, against England in 1982. In 1985, it was the venue for Sri Lanka's first-ever Test win, over India. It is a relatively small ground, half surrounded by lower-level stands and half by grass banks. The most famous feature is the ivy-covered scoreboard and in 1948 Don Bradman brought his Australian side to the ground en route to England.

The ground regularly hosted international matches till 1994, but that was followed by a eight-year lull. In 2002, Australia and Pakistan played a Test there, with the series being played on neutral soil.
Andrew McGlashan

Fixtures

2015
Thu Aug 20 - Mon Aug 24
10:00 local | 04:30 GMT
00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT | 21:30 PDT
2nd Test - Sri Lanka v India
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A bird's-eye view of the P.Saravanamuttu Stadium, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd Test, Colombo, 1st day, August 4, 2006
A bird's-eye view of the P.Saravanamuttu Stadium
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1st Test: Australia v Pakistan. 3-7 Oct 2002
Scorers corner at this quaint ground
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1st Test: Australia v Pakistan. 3-7 Oct 2002
Lunch time practice in front of the members area
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1st Test: Australia v Pakistan. 3-7 Oct 2002
A general view of the ground from the press box
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Ground Fixtures Ground Results
2nd Test: Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (PSS)
Aug 20-24, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
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