RESULT
Only Test, Colombo (PSS), February 17 - 21, 1982, England tour of Sri Lanka
218 & 175
(T:171) 223 & 171/3

England won by 7 wickets

Player Of The Match
6/33
john-emburey
Colombo's Saravanamuttu Stadium which hosted Sri Lanka's first Test against England in 1982
Colombo's Saravanamuttu Stadium which hosted Sri Lanka's first Test against England in 1982The Cricketer International
Arjuna Ranatunga bats, Sri Lanka v England, Only Test, P Sara Oval, 1st day, February 17, 1982
Arjuna Ranatunga batsGetty Images
A view of Sri Lanka's inaugural Test, Sri Lanka v England, Only Test, P Sara Oval, 1st day, February 17, 1982
A view of Sri Lanka's inaugural TestAdrian Murrell/Getty Images
Bandula Warnapura and Keith Fletcher go out to toss, Sri Lanka v England, Inaugural Test, Colombo, February 17, 1982
Bandula Warnapura and Keith Fletcher go out to tossDavid Frith
Ajit de Silva celebrates a wicket, Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, Colombo, February 1982
Ajit de Silva celebrates a wicketAdrian Murrell/Getty Images
Sidath Wettimuny sweeps, Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, Colombo, 4th day, February 21, 1982
Sidath Wettimuny sweepsAdrian Murrell/Getty Images
Arjuna Ranatunga hits out, Sri Lanka v England, Only Test, P Sara Oval, 1st day, February 17, 1982
Arjuna Ranatunga hits outGetty Images
Bandula Warnapura faces the first ball from Bob Willis, Sri Lanka v England, Inaugural Test, Colombo, February 17, 1982
Bandula Warnapura faces the first ball from Bob WillisWisden Cricket Monthly
Roy Dias drives on his way to 77, Sri Lanka v England, Inaugural Test, Colombo, February 17, 1982
Roy Dias drives on his way to 77Wisden Cricket Monthly