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Sri Lanka
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Test status granted 1982
First Test match v England at Colombo, 17–21 February 1982
Captain Angelo Mathews
Coach Marvan Atapattu
Official ICC Test ranking 6th
Official ICC ODI Ranking 4th
Test matches
- this year
235
1
Last Test match 2nd Test v New Zealand, 3–7 January 2015
Wins/losses
- this year
71/84
0/1

The Sri Lankan cricket team is the national cricket team of Sri Lanka. The team first played international cricket in 1926–27, and were later awarded Test status in 1981, which made Sri Lanka the eighth Test cricket playing nation. The team is administered by Sri Lanka Cricket.

Sri Lanka's national cricket team achieved considerable success beginning in the 1990s, rising from underdog status to winning the Cricket World Cup in 1996. Since then, the team has continued to be a force in international cricket. The Sri Lankan cricket team reached the finals of the 2007 and 2011 Cricket World Cups consecutively. But they ended up being runners up in both those occasions.

Since its inception, Sri Lanka Cricket has produced a lot of the greatest players of all time including Arjuna Ranathunga, Sanath Jayasuriya, Chaminda Vaas, Kumar Sangakarra, Mahela Jayawardene etc.

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