2nd Test, Kandy, Mar 7-11 2001, England tour of Sri Lanka
297 & 250
(71.1 ov, target 161)
387 & 161/7
England won by 3 wickets
Player Of The Match
• Charlie Austin

Test on a knife edge after Sri Lanka fight back

Before the start of play there was a Perehena (traditional procession) withfour festooned elephants, led by a whip-cracking Kasacarya and trailed bygyrating Kandyan dancers

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Scorecard summary
Sri Lanka297(86 overs)1st Innings
England387(157 overs)1st Innings
Sri Lanka250(89.1 overs)2nd Innings
England161/7(71.1 overs)2nd Innings
Match details
Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy
TossSri Lanka , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Sri Lanka
Player Of The Match
Darren Gough
Series result3-match series level 1-1
Match numberTest no. 1532
Match days7,8,9,10,11 March 2001 (5-day match)
B.C. Cooray
Rudi Koertzen
TV Umpire
Peter Manuel
Match Referee
Hanumant Singh