3rd Test, Colombo (SSC), Mar 15 - 17 2001, England tour of Sri Lanka
241 & 81
(target 74)249 & 74/6
England won by 4 wickets
Player Of The Match
113* & 32*
Player Of The Series
24 runs • 14 wkts
• Charlie Austin

England complete fourth consecutive series win

England have completed a remarkable three-day victory over Sri Lanka with a four-wicket win in Colombo

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Scorecard summary
Sri Lanka241/10(101.1 overs)1st INNINGS
England249/10(109.5 overs)1st INNINGS
Sri Lanka81/10(28.1 overs)2nd INNINGS
England74/6(24.3 overs)2nd INNINGS
Match details
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossSri Lanka, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Sri Lanka
Player Of The Match
Graham Thorpe
Graham Thorpe
Player Of The Series
Darren Gough
Darren Gough
Series resultEngland won the 3-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 1537
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Dinuka Hettiarachchi
Dinuka Hettiarachchi
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Asoka de Silva
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David Orchard
TV Umpire
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B.C. Cooray
Match Referee
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Hanumant Singh
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