Sri Lanka cricket team in England in 1998


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Sri Lankan cricket team in England in 1998

Sri Lankan cricket team in England in 1998

The Sri Lankan cricket team toured England in the 1998 season. On the tour they played 4 first-class matches, 5 List A matches and a single Test match. They also competed in a tri-series tournament against England and South Africa, entitled the Emirates Triangular Tournament. They won the competition by defeating England in the final, also beating South Africa in the group stage. They won the only Test, with Muttiah Muralitharan taking a career best 16/220 - the 5th best bowling figures in a match in Test cricket history.

Sri Lankan cricket team in England in 1998 Results

Sri Lankans v Somerset - First-class match
Match drawn
Sri Lankans v Glamorgan - First-class match
Glamorgan won by 5 wickets
Sri Lankans v Leicestershire - First-class match
Sri Lanka won by 9 wickets
Sri Lankans v Worcestershire - List A match
Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets
Sri Lankans v Middlesex - First-class match
Sri Lankans v England Cricket Board XI
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets
Sri Lankans v Northamptonshire - first List A match
Sri Lanka won by 1 wicket

Editor: Nishanth Gopinathan.