Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Match Day

752dInterviews by Andrew Fidel Fernando

When Wettimuny drove and Mendis hooked

England expected to bounce Sri Lanka out in the Lord's Test in 1984. Instead they were met with a defiant side whose batsmen put on a show to remember

735dJanaka Malwatta

Baila arrives at Lord's

When Sri Lanka played their first Test at Lord's, in 1984, a 16-year-old discovered the joy of being a supporter

666dMartin Williamson

Sri Lanka's impressive Lord's debut

On paper, when England and Sri Lanka met for the first time in England at Lord's in the late summer of 1984, there should have only been one winner ... but Sri Lanka had other ideas