Sri Lankan cricket team in Australia and New Zealand in 1982–83
The Sri Lankan national cricket team toured Australia and New Zealand in February and March 1983 and played a two-match Test series against the New Zealand national cricket team. New Zealand won the series 2–0. New Zealand were captained by Geoff Howarth and Sri Lanka by Somachandra de Silva. In addition, the teams played a three-match series of Limited Overs Internationals (LOI) which New Zealand won 3–0. The Australian leg of the tour consisted of two first-class matches but no Tests.
Test series summary
- 1st Test at Lancaster Park, Christchurch – New Zealand won by an innings and 25 runs
- 2nd Test at Basin Reserve, Wellington – New Zealand won by 6 wickets
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