Colombo Oval, P.Saravanamuttu Stadium
Janashakthi Complex End, Scoreboard End
Sri Lanka, Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club
16:16, Tue Aug 11, 2020 (UTC +0530)
P Sara Oval
 

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Sri Lanka v England - Feb 17-21, 1982 Scorecard
Sri Lanka v New Zealand - Aug 22-26, 2019 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

2020
Mon Aug 10 - Wed Aug 12
10:00 local | 04:30 GMT
00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT | 21:30 PDT
Premier League Tournament Tier A
Super Eight - Colts Cricket Club v Saracens Sports Club
Sat Aug 15 - Mon Aug 17
10:00 local | 04:30 GMT
00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT | 21:30 PDT
Premier League Tournament Tier A
Super Eight - Chilaw Marians Cricket Club v Sri Lanka Army Sports Club
Thu Aug 20 - Sat Aug 22
10:00 local | 04:30 GMT
00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT | 21:30 PDT
Premier League Tournament Tier A
Super Eight - Colombo Cricket Club v Nondescripts Cricket Club
Tue Aug 25 - Thu Aug 27
10:00 local | 04:30 GMT
00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT | 21:30 PDT
Premier League Tournament Tier A
Super Eight - Ragama Cricket Club v Burgher Recreation Club
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Latest Photos

Wet weather delayed the start of the fourth day's play in Colombo, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 2nd Test, P Sara Oval, 4th day, August 25, 2019
Wet weather delayed the start of the fourth day's play in Colombo
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The P Sara groundstaff work on the covers, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Colombo, 2nd day, August 23, 2019
The P Sara groundstaff work on the covers
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Dimuth Karunaratne has a look at the pitch, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 1, Colombo, August 22, 2019
Dimuth Karunaratne has a look at the pitch
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Kane Williamson has a close look at the pitch, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 1, Colombo, August 22, 2019
Kane Williamson has a close look at the pitch
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