result
Only Test, London, Aug 27 - 31 1998, Sri Lanka tour of England
445 & 181
(5 ov, target 36)591 & 37/0
Sri Lanka won by 10 wickets
player of the match
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Scorecard summary
England445/10(158.3 overs)1st INNINGS
Sri Lanka591/10(156.5 overs)1st INNINGS
England181/10(129.2 overs)2nd INNINGS
Sri Lanka37/0(5 overs)2nd INNINGS
Match details
Kennington Oval, London
TossSri Lanka, elected to field first
SeriesSri Lanka tour of England
Season1998
Player Of The Match
Muttiah Muralitharan
Muttiah Muralitharan
Match numberTest no. 1423
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Suresh Perera
Suresh Perera
Umpires
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David Shepherd
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Eddie Nicholls
TV Umpire
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John Holder
Match Referee
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Ahmed Ebrahim