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.

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  • 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. (en)
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dbp:captain
dbp:date
  • --07-12
  • --07-16
  • --07-20
  • --07-27
  • --07-28
  • --07-31
  • --08-05
  • --08-07
  • --08-09
  • --08-11
  • --08-20
  • --08-24
  • --08-31
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dbp:place
  • England
dbp:playerOfSeries
dbp:rain
  • Match reduced to 45 overs a side.
  • No play on day 2 due to rain.
  • No play on day 4.
dbp:report
dbp:result
  • Sri Lanka won by 10 wickets
  • Sri Lanka won by 9 wickets
  • Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets
  • Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets
  • Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets
  • Match drawn
  • Glamorgan won by 5 wickets
  • Sri Lanka won the only Test
  • Sri Lankans won by 1 wicket
  • Sri Lankans won by 16 runs
  • Sri Lankans won by 5 wickets
  • Sri Lankans won by 8 wickets
dbp:runs
dbp:runsTeam1Inns
  • Ben Smith 75
  • David Goodchild 105
  • Giles White 156
  • John Crawley 156*
  • Jonathan Dakin 79
  • Keith Parsons 101*
  • Mark Ramprakash 42
  • Marvan Atapattu 19
  • Marvan Atapattu 99
  • Paul Weekes 49
  • Peter Bowler 66
dbp:runsTeam2Inns
  • Chandika Hathurusingha 108*
  • Hashan Tillakaratne 120
  • Hashan Tillakaratne 38
  • Ismail Dawood 22
  • Marvan Atapattu 114
  • Matthew Maynard 99
  • Russel Arnold 209
  • Russel Arnold 44*
  • Sanath Jayasuriya 11
  • Sanath Jayasuriya 213
  • Sanath Jayasuriya 24*
dbp:score
  • 141 (xsd:integer)
  • 144 (xsd:integer)
  • 176 (xsd:integer)
  • 179 (xsd:integer)
  • 227 (xsd:integer)
  • 231 (xsd:integer)
  • 256 (xsd:integer)
  • 260 (xsd:integer)
  • 279 (xsd:integer)
  • 281 (xsd:integer)
  • 292 (xsd:integer)
  • 308 (xsd:integer)
dbp:scoreTeam1Inns
  • 54 (xsd:integer)
  • 177 (xsd:integer)
  • 181 (xsd:integer)
  • 222 (xsd:integer)
  • 231 (xsd:integer)
  • 245 (xsd:integer)
  • 313 (xsd:integer)
  • 347 (xsd:integer)
  • 362 (xsd:integer)
  • 445 (xsd:integer)
  • 518400.0
  • Innings forfeited
dbp:scoreTeam2Inns
  • 37 (xsd:integer)
  • 53 (xsd:integer)
  • 99 (xsd:integer)
  • 130 (xsd:integer)
  • 224 (xsd:integer)
  • 309 (xsd:integer)
  • 424 (xsd:integer)
  • 509 (xsd:integer)
  • 591 (xsd:integer)
  • 345600.0
  • 518400.0
dbp:series
  • Sri Lanka cricket team in England in 1998
dbp:team
dbp:toss
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field.
  • England won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Sri Lankans won the toss and elected to field.
  • Kent won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Leicestershire won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Somerset won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Sri Lankans won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Toss not known.
  • Worcestershire won the toss and elected to bat.
dbp:umpires
  • Jeremy Lloyds and David Shepherd
  • Barry Dudleston and Roy Palmer
  • Chris Balderstone and Neil Mallender
  • David Constant and David Shepherd
  • David Constant and Ken Shuttleworth
  • Eddie Nicholls and David Shepherd
  • Kevin Lyons and Alan Whitehead
  • Mervyn Kitchen and Peter Willey
  • Nigel Plews and John Steele
  • Paul Adams and Barrie Leadbeater
  • Trevor Jesty and Ray Julian
  • Vanburn Holder and Trevor Jesty
dbp:venue
dbp:wickets
dbp:wicketsTeam1Inns
  • Adrian Dale 5/25
  • Darren Thomas 4/10
  • Mario Villavarayan 2/35
  • Mario Villavarayan 4/36
  • Muttiah Muralitharan 3/41
  • Muttiah Muralitharan 5/108
  • Muttiah Muralitharan 7/155
  • Muttiah Muralitharan 9/65
  • Pramodya Wickramasinghe 4/69
  • Ravindra Pushpakumara 3/52
  • Sanath Jayasuriya 3/42
dbp:wicketsTeam2Inns
  • Alex Morris 2/15
  • Angus Fraser 3/95
  • Carl Crowe 1/20
  • Christopher Batt 4/103
  • Jonathan Dakin 4/110
  • Matthew Bulbeck 3/104
  • Matthew Bulbeck 3/20
  • Muttiah Muralitharan 5/17
  • Muttiah Muralitharan 5/77
  • Simon Francis 2/47
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  • 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. (en)
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  • Sri Lankan cricket team in England in 1998 (en)
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