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Dominic Bess and captain Joe Root dominated the Sri Lankans in the first Test match. Joe Root made yet another double century in Test cricket. His form was under question recently however, he was successful in making a grand comeback in Test against Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lanka Men 381 & 126 ( 139.3 & 35.5 ) overs
England Men: 344 & 4-164 ( 116.1 & 43.3 ) overs
England win by 6 wickets
Toss - Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat.
Batsman
R
B
4S
6S
SR
46
48
5
0
95.83
56
144
2
0
38.89
Bowler
O
M
R
W
Econ
13.3
1
39
0
2.89
Man of the Match
Joe Root
Commentary
In over# 44
Runs : 3 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 0
Over 44. 3 runs. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 4-164(rr 3.73)
43.3
1
Dilruwan Perera to Dominic Sibley. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to deep square leg for 1 run, fielded by Embuldeniya. That's Game, Set, Match and Series for England. They are the deserved winners of this match. The English spinners will be proud of their performance in the second innings after failing in the first innings. Sri Lanka will be fuming at this loss as they were in total control after first innings. Embuldeniya had an exuberant series picking up 15 wickets. Joe Root is adjudged Player of the Match and Player of the Series for his phenomenal performances with the bat. He has scored a mammoth 426 in this series. Stay tuned for live updates from around the world. Until then, Cheers.
43.2
1
Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot reverse sweeping, to third man for 1 run, fielded by Fernando.
43.1
1
Dilruwan Perera to Dominic Sibley. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Chandimal.
In over# 43
Runs : 9 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Over 43. 9 runs. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 4-161(rr 3.74)
42.6
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dominic Sibley. Stock ball back of a length, off stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Embuldeniya.
42.5
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
42.4
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock length ball, to leg on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
42.3
4
FOUR! Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot slog sweeping, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs.
42.2
3
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dominic Sibley. Stock ball half volley, middle stump on the front foot sweeping, well timed to fine leg for 3 runs, fielded by Lakmal.
42.1
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dominic Sibley. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
In over# 42
Runs : 1 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 0
Over 42. 1 run. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 4-152(rr 3.62)
41.6
.
Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break back of a length, outside off stump Deep in crease glancing, to short fine leg for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
41.5
.
Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
41.4
1
Dilruwan Perera to Dominic Sibley. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to deep square leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera. That brings up his third Test half-century
41.3
.
Dilruwan Perera to Dominic Sibley. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to leg slip for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
41.2
.
Dilruwan Perera to Dominic Sibley. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
41.1
.
Dilruwan Perera to Dominic Sibley. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
In over# 41
Runs : 2 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Over 41. 2 runs. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 4-151(rr 3.68)
40.6
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
40.5
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
40.4
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
40.3
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to point for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
40.2
2
Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed to deep backward point for 2 runs, fielded by Perera.
40.1
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock ball back of a length, off stump on the back foot pushing, to backward point for no runs.
In over# 40
Runs : 6 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 0
Over 40. 6 runs. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 4-149(rr 3.73)
39.6
.
Dilruwan Perera to Dominic Sibley. Off break back of a length, middle stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
39.5
.
Dilruwan Perera to Dominic Sibley. Off break back of a length, middle stump on the back foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
39.4
1
Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, thick edge to deep backward point for 1 run, fielded by Fernando.
39.3
4
FOUR! Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep extra cover for 4 runs.
39.2
1
Dilruwan Perera to Dominic Sibley. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Lakmal.
39.1
.
Dilruwan Perera to Dominic Sibley. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot working, to silly mid on for no runs, fielded by Perera.
Sri Lanka Men: 381 & 126 ( 139.3 & 35.5 ) overs
England Men 344 & 4-164 ( 116.1 & 43.3 ) overs
Toss - Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat.
England win by 6 wickets
RR : 0
CRR : 3.77
Batsman
R
B
4S
SR
L Thirimanne

c: Buttler b: Anderson

43
95
5
45.26
K Perera

c: Root b: Anderson

6
14
1
42.86
O Fernando

b: Anderson

0
4
0
0
A Mathews

c: Buttler b: Anderson

110
238
11
46.22
D Chandimal

lbw: Wood

52
121
4
42.98
N Dickwella

c: Leach b: Anderson

92
144
10
63.89
R Mendis

c: Buttler b: Wood

0
7
0
0
D Perera

c: Leach b: Curran

67
170
8
39.41
S Lakmal

c: Crawley b: Anderson

0
2
0
0
L Embuldeniya

c: Root b: Wood

7
33
0
21.21
A Fernando

not out

0
10
0
0
Extras 4(b 0, lb 2, WD 1, NB 1)
Total 381/10 139.3 overs

FOW:
Bowlers
O
M
R
W
Econ
29.0
13
40
6
1.38
18.3
3
60
1
3.24
38.0
5
119
0
3.13
28.0
4
84
3
3.00
26.0
2
76
0
2.92
Batsman
R
B
4S
SR
Z Crawley

c: Thirimanne b: Embuldeniya

5
24
1
20.83
D Sibley

lbw: Embuldeniya

0
14
0
0
J Bairstow

c: Fernando b: Embuldeniya

28
73
5
38.36
J Root

run out (Fernando)

186
309
18
60.19
D Lawrence

c: Thirimanne b: Embuldeniya

3
21
0
14.29
J Buttler

c: Fernando b: Wanigamuni

55
95
7
57.89
S Curran

c: Thirimanne b: Embuldeniya

13
43
0
30.23
D Bess

c: Thirimanne b: Embuldeniya

32
95
4
33.68
M Wood

c: Thirimanne b: Embuldeniya

1
6
0
16.67
J Leach

lbw: Perera

1
17
0
5.88
J Anderson

not out

4
5
1
80
Extras 16(b 8, lb 3, WD 0, NB 5)
Total 344/10 116.1 overs

FOW:
Bowlers
O
M
R
W
Econ
16.0
7
31
0
1.94
42.0
6
137
7
3.26
10.0
2
31
0
3.10
32.1
4
86
1
2.67
16.0
1
48
1
3.00
Batsman
R
B
4S
SR
K Perera

lbw: Leach

14
25
2
56
L Thirimanne

c: Crawley b: Leach

13
33
0
39.39
O Fernando

c: Crawley b: Bess

3
19
0
15.79
A Mathews

b: Bess

5
11
0
45.45
D Chandimal

c: Anderson b: Leach

9
6
2
150
N Dickwella

c: Lawrence b: Bess

7
14
1
50
R Mendis

c: Buttler b: Leach

16
20
3
80
D Perera

c: Crawley b: Bess

4
13
0
30.77
S Lakmal

not out

11
32
1
34.38
L Embuldeniya

c: Bairstow b: Root

40
42
6
95.24
A Fernando

b: Root

0
1
0
0
Extras 4(b 3, lb 0, WD 0, NB 1)
Total 126/10 35.5 overs

FOW:
Bowlers
O
M
R
W
Econ
2.0
0
6
0
3.00
2.0
0
9
0
4.50
16.0
1
49
4
3.06
14.0
1
59
4
4.21
1.5
1
0
2
0.00
Batsman
R
B
4S
SR
Z Crawley

c: Fernando b: Embuldeniya

13
19
1
68.42
D Sibley

not out

56
144
2
38.89
J Bairstow

lbw: Embuldeniya

29
28
3
103.57
J Root

b: Wanigamuni

11
16
1
68.75
D Lawrence

c: Dickwella b: Embuldeniya

2
9
0
22.22
J Buttler

not out

46
48
5
95.83
Not bat : Sam Curran,Dom Bess,Jack Leach,Mark Wood,James Anderson
Extras 7(b 0, lb 4, WD 0, NB 3)
Total 164/4 43.3 overs

FOW: (Sam Curran) , (Dom Bess) , (Jack Leach) , (Mark Wood) , (James Anderson)
Bowlers
O
M
R
W
Econ
20.0
3
73
3
3.65
13.3
1
39
0
2.89
10.0
0
48
1
4.80
In over# 140
Runs : 4 Bowler: Sam Curran Wickets : 1
Over 140. 4 runs. Bowler: Sam Curran. Sri Lanka: 10-381(rr 2.72)
139.3
W
OUT! Caught. Sam Curran to Dilruwan Perera. Short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, mis-timed in the air uncontrolled to deep backward square leg, by Leach. Gritty innings comes to an end! Perera pulls the ball but mistimes it as the ball skies up in the air. Leach takes a stunning diving catch to dismiss Perera for 67. That's tea on Day 2. England must be breathing a sigh of relief after bundling out Sri Lanka. Perera's gritty innings helped Sri Lanka post a better score than expected. Join us for the final session in another 20 minutes.
139.2
4
FOUR! Sam Curran to Dilruwan Perera. Full toss, middle stump on the front foot driving, well timed in the air under control past long on for 4 runs.
139.1
.
Sam Curran to Dilruwan Perera. Full toss, off stump no foot movement driving, to deep backward point for no runs, fielded by Sibley.
In over# 139
Runs : 1 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 0
Over 139. 1 run. Bowler: Mark Wood. Sri Lanka: 9-377(rr 2.71)
138.6
1
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to deep backward point for 1 run, fielded by Crawley.
138.5
.
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
138.4
.
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
138.3
.
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
138.2
.
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs.
138.1
.
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Off cutter back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
In over# 138
Runs : 1 Bowler: Sam Curran Wickets : 0
Over 138. 1 run. Bowler: Sam Curran. Sri Lanka: 9-376(rr 2.72)
137.6
.
Sam Curran to Asitha Fernando. Length ball, to leg on the front foot defending, thick edge to fourth slip for no runs, fielded by Crawley. Perera is giving a hard time for the English bowlers.
137.5
.
Sam Curran to Asitha Fernando. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
137.4
1
Sam Curran to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot defending, outside edge to third man for 1 run.
137.3
.
Sam Curran to Dilruwan Perera. Short, outside off stump ducked Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
137.2
.
Sam Curran to Dilruwan Perera. Leg cutter back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to deep backward point for no runs, fielded by Sibley.
137.1
.
Sam Curran to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Root.
In over# 137
Runs : 6 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 0
Over 137. 6 runs. Bowler: Mark Wood. Sri Lanka: 9-375(rr 2.74)
136.6
1
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot glancing, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Bairstow.
136.5
4
FOUR! Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Yorker, outside off stump no foot movement Steer, well timed past third man for 4 runs.
136.5
1
Wide Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Bouncer, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for 1 run, fielded by Buttler.
136.4
.
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed in the air under control to deep mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Sibley.
136.3
.
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Off cutter short, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
136.2
.
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Bouncer, outside off stump swayed away Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
136.1
.
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed to deep mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Sibley.
In over# 136
Runs : 0 Bowler: Sam Curran Wickets : 0
Over 136. no runs. Bowler: Sam Curran. Sri Lanka: 9-369(rr 2.71)
135.6
.
Sam Curran to Asitha Fernando. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to point for no runs, fielded by Sibley.
135.5
.
Sam Curran to Asitha Fernando. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
135.4
.
Sam Curran to Asitha Fernando. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to gully for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
135.3
.
Sam Curran to Asitha Fernando. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
135.2
.
Sam Curran to Asitha Fernando. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to point for no runs, fielded by Sibley.
135.1
.
Sam Curran to Asitha Fernando. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
In over# 135
Runs : 4 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 0
Over 135. 4 runs. Bowler: Mark Wood. Sri Lanka: 9-369(rr 2.73)
134.6
.
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Short, outside off stump ducked Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
134.5
.
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
134.4
.
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Back of a length, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
134.3
.
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Back of a length, to leg backing away pushing, mis-timed back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Wood.
134.2
.
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Short, outside off stump ducked Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
134.1
4
FOUR! Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, to leg on the front foot flick, well timed in the air under control past deep backward square leg for 4 runs.
In over# 134
Runs : 1 Bowler: Dom Bess Wickets : 0
Over 134. 1 run. Bowler: Dom Bess. Sri Lanka: 9-365(rr 2.72)
133.6
.
Dom Bess to Asitha Fernando. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to gully for no runs, fielded by Wood.
133.5
.
Dom Bess to Asitha Fernando. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Root.
133.4
1
Dom Bess to Dilruwan Perera. Off break length ball, off stump down the track driving, to mid on for 1 run, dropped catch by Bess, fielded by Anderson.
133.3
.
Dom Bess to Dilruwan Perera. Off break half volley, off stump on the front foot driving, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Bess.
133.2
.
Dom Bess to Dilruwan Perera. Off break length ball, down leg side no foot movement padded, padded to short leg for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
133.1
.
Dom Bess to Dilruwan Perera. Off break length ball, down leg side no foot movement Leave, Left to short fine leg for no runs, mis-fielded by Buttler, fielded by Root.
In over# 133
Runs : 1 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 1
Over 133. 1 run. Bowler: Mark Wood. Sri Lanka: 9-364(rr 2.74)
132.6
W
OUT! Caught. Mark Wood to Lasith Embuldeniya. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, outside edge to first slip, by Root. Wood pecking the Lankan tail! Embuldeniya tries to defend but gets an edge. Root takes a good catch to dismiss Embuldeniya for seven.
132.5
.
Mark Wood to Lasith Embuldeniya. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
132.4
1
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot flick, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
132.3
.
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs.
132.2
.
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot flick, to square leg for no runs, fielded by Bess.
132.1
.
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
In over# 132
Runs : 0 Bowler: Dom Bess Wickets : 0
Over 132. no runs. Bowler: Dom Bess. Sri Lanka: 8-363(rr 2.75)
131.6
.
Dom Bess to Lasith Embuldeniya. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs.
131.5
.
Dom Bess to Lasith Embuldeniya. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs.
131.4
.
Dom Bess to Lasith Embuldeniya. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to point for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
131.3
.
Dom Bess to Lasith Embuldeniya. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
131.2
.
Dom Bess to Lasith Embuldeniya. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Bess.
131.1
.
Dom Bess to Lasith Embuldeniya. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to short extra cover for no runs.
In over# 131
Runs : 4 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 0
Over 131. 4 runs. Bowler: Mark Wood. Sri Lanka: 8-363(rr 2.77)
130.6
.
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, mis-timed back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Wood.
130.5
.
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Short, outside off stump ducked Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
130.4
.
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
130.3
4
FOUR! Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot flick, well timed past deep backward square leg for 4 runs. What a way to bring up his seventh Test fifty! Perera flicks the ball delightfully to the ropes for a boundary.
130.2
.
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot glancing, hit body to leg slip for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
130.1
.
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Yorker, off stump on the back foot defending, to gully for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
In over# 130
Runs : 3 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 130. 3 runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 8-359(rr 2.76)
129.6
.
Jack Leach to Lasith Embuldeniya. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
129.5
1
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Lawrence.
129.4
1
Jack Leach to Lasith Embuldeniya. Stock length ball, outside off stump down the track driving, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Leach, fielded by Curran.
129.3
.
Jack Leach to Lasith Embuldeniya. Stock length ball, outside off stump down the track driving, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
129.2
1
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, off stump down the track Slog, mis-timed in the air uncontrolled to long on for 1 run, fielded by Lawrence.
129.1
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
In over# 129
Runs : 3 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 0
Over 129. 3 runs. Bowler: Mark Wood. Sri Lanka: 8-356(rr 2.76)
128.6
.
Mark Wood to Lasith Embuldeniya. Short, outside off stump ducked Leave, hit helmet to gully for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
128.5
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Mark Wood to Lasith Embuldeniya. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
128.4
1
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot glancing, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Curran.
128.3
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Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Short, outside off stump ducked Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
128.2
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Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Bess.
128.1
2
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot working, well timed to deep mid wicket for 2 runs, fielded by Lawrence.
In over# 128
Runs : 7 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 128. 7 runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 8-353(rr 2.76)
127.6
.
Jack Leach to Lasith Embuldeniya. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
127.5
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Jack Leach to Lasith Embuldeniya. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
127.4
6
SIX! Jack Leach to Lasith Embuldeniya. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot slog sweeping, well timed in the air under control over long on for 6 runs.
127.3
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Jack Leach to Lasith Embuldeniya. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
127.2
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Jack Leach to Lasith Embuldeniya. Stock length ball, outside off stump down the track driving, mis-timed back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
127.1
1
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
In over# 127
Runs : 0 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 0
Over 127. no runs. Bowler: Mark Wood. Sri Lanka: 8-346(rr 2.72)
126.6
.
Mark Wood to Lasith Embuldeniya. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
126.5
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Mark Wood to Lasith Embuldeniya. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
126.4
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Mark Wood to Lasith Embuldeniya. Yorker, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to extra cover for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
126.3
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Mark Wood to Lasith Embuldeniya. Short, outside off stump ducked Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
126.2
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Mark Wood to Lasith Embuldeniya. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
126.1
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Mark Wood to Lasith Embuldeniya. Bouncer, outside off stump ducked Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
In over# 126
Runs : 0 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 126. no runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 8-346(rr 2.75)
125.6
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow. Only a matter of time before England wraps up the Sri Lankan tail.
125.5
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Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
125.4
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Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
125.3
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Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
125.2
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Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
125.1
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Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
In over# 125
Runs : 1 Bowler: James Anderson Wickets : 0
Over 125. 1 run. Bowler: James Anderson. Sri Lanka: 8-346(rr 2.77)
124.6
.
James Anderson to Lasith Embuldeniya. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
124.5
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James Anderson to Lasith Embuldeniya. Short, outside off stump ducked Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
124.4
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James Anderson to Lasith Embuldeniya. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to point for no runs, fielded by Curran.
124.3
1
James Anderson to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly mid on for 1 run, shy attempt by Anderson, shy attempt by Lawrence.
124.2
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James Anderson to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Leach.
124.1
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James Anderson to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Leach.
In over# 124
Runs : 5 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 124. 5 runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 8-345(rr 2.78)
123.6
.
Jack Leach to Lasith Embuldeniya. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
123.5
.
Jack Leach to Lasith Embuldeniya. Stock ball half volley, outside off stump on the front foot defending, inside edge back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
123.4
.
Jack Leach to Lasith Embuldeniya. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
123.3
1
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, outside off stump down the track working, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Anderson.
123.2
4
FOUR! Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot slog sweeping, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs.
123.1
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Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
In over# 123
Runs : 1 Bowler: James Anderson Wickets : 0
Over 123. 1 run. Bowler: James Anderson. Sri Lanka: 8-340(rr 2.76)
122.6
.
James Anderson to Lasith Embuldeniya. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
122.5
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James Anderson to Lasith Embuldeniya. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
122.4
.
James Anderson to Lasith Embuldeniya. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, hit body to short leg for no runs, fielded by Leach.
122.3
1
James Anderson to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to point for 1 run, run save by Bess, fielded by Leach.
122.2
.
James Anderson to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly mid on for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
122.1
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James Anderson to Dilruwan Perera. Short, outside off stump ducked Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
In over# 122
Runs : 7 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 122. 7 runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 8-339(rr 2.78)
121.6
1
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, middle stump down the track working, to mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Lawrence.
121.5
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
121.4
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock ball full toss, to leg down the track driving, back to bowler for no runs, shy attempt by Leach.
121.3
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, mis-fielded by Buttler.
121.2
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Wood.
121.1
6
SIX! Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, off stump down the track driving, well timed in the air under control over deep extra cover for 6 runs.
In over# 121
Runs : 0 Bowler: James Anderson Wickets : 2
Over 121. no runs. Bowler: James Anderson. Sri Lanka: 8-332(rr 2.74)
120.6
W
OUT! Caught. James Anderson to Suranga Lakmal. Seaming in length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, outside edge in the air uncontrolled to fourth slip, by Crawley. Magnificent stuff from Anderson! Lakmal looks to drive but gets an outside edge. Crawley takes a good reflex catch to dismiss Lakmal for a duck.
120.5
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James Anderson to Suranga Lakmal. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
120.4
W
OUT! Caught. James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, mis-timed in the air uncontrolled to mid off, by Leach. Agony as Dickwella walks back without getting his first century! Dickwella drives the ball but mistimes it as Leach takes a blinder to dismiss Dickwella for 92.
120.3
.
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to silly mid off for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
120.2
.
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, middle stump on the back foot pushing, to point for no runs, fielded by Bess, fielded by Lawrence.
120.1
.
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to silly mid off for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
In over# 120
Runs : 5 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 120. 5 runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 6-332(rr 2.77)
119.6
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
119.5
4
FOUR! Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, well timed past third man for 4 runs.
119.4
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Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
119.3
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Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
119.2
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Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to extra cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
119.1
1
Jack Leach to Niroshan Dickwella. Stock ball half volley, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Wood.
In over# 119
Runs : 3 Bowler: James Anderson Wickets : 0
Over 119. 3 runs. Bowler: James Anderson. Sri Lanka: 6-327(rr 2.75)
118.6
.
James Anderson to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Wood.
118.5
.
James Anderson to Dilruwan Perera. Bouncer, outside off stump ducked Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
118.4
.
James Anderson to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Leach.
118.3
.
James Anderson to Dilruwan Perera. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to point for no runs, fielded by Sibley.
118.2
3
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, down leg side on the front foot flick, well timed to deep mid wicket for 3 runs, fielded by Curran.
118.1
.
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
In over# 118
Runs : 1 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 118. 1 run. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 6-324(rr 2.75)
117.6
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
117.5
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to point for no runs, fielded by Sibley.
117.4
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
117.3
.
APPEAL! Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler, appeal made for Caught.
117.2
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
117.1
1
Jack Leach to Niroshan Dickwella. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, to deep backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
In over# 117
Runs : 1 Bowler: James Anderson Wickets : 0
Over 117. 1 run. Bowler: James Anderson. Sri Lanka: 6-323(rr 2.76)
116.6
.
James Anderson to Dilruwan Perera. Seaming in length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler. Sri Lankan batters seem unfazed by the English bowlers.
116.5
.
James Anderson to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
116.4
.
James Anderson to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
116.3
1
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to deep backward point for 1 run, fielded by Bess.
116.2
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James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to point for no runs, fielded by Sibley.
116.1
.
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
In over# 116
Runs : 3 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 116. 3 runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 6-322(rr 2.78)
115.6
1
Jack Leach to Niroshan Dickwella. Stock length ball, outside off stump down the track working, to backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Crawley.
115.5
1
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock ball half volley, middle stump on the front foot driving, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Anderson.
115.4
.
APPEAL! Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, down leg side on the front foot sweeping, hit pad to leg gully for no runs, appeal made for L.B.W.
115.3
1
Jack Leach to Niroshan Dickwella. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid on for 1 run, mis-fielded by Bairstow.
115.2
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Jack Leach to Niroshan Dickwella. Stock ball half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
115.1
.
Jack Leach to Niroshan Dickwella. Stock ball back of a length, middle stump on the back foot pulling, to short fine leg for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
In over# 115
Runs : 5 Bowler: James Anderson Wickets : 0
Over 115. 5 runs. Bowler: James Anderson. Sri Lanka: 6-319(rr 2.77)
114.6
.
James Anderson to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
114.5
1
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, middle stump on the front foot driving, to deep backward point for 1 run, fielded by Bess.
114.4
.
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Seaming away back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
114.3
.
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Seaming away length ball, down leg side on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
114.2
.
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, off stump on the front foot Steer, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
114.1
4
FOUR! James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, middle stump on the back foot driving, well timed past third man for 4 runs.
In over# 114
Runs : 1 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 114. 1 run. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 6-314(rr 2.75)
113.6
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
113.5
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Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
113.4
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
113.3
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
113.2
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
113.1
1
Jack Leach to Niroshan Dickwella. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump backing away pulling, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
In over# 113
Runs : 1 Bowler: Sam Curran Wickets : 0
Over 113. 1 run. Bowler: Sam Curran. Sri Lanka: 6-313(rr 2.77)
112.6
.
Sam Curran to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Curran. That's Lunch on Day 2. Sri Lanka are at 313-6 at the end of the first session. Dickwella stepped up to the occasion after the early wickets of Mathew and Mendis. England's spinners have been ineffective so far and will hope to turn tides post-lunch. Join us in another 40 minutes.
112.5
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Sam Curran to Dilruwan Perera. Short, outside off stump ducked Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
112.4
.
Sam Curran to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
112.3
.
Sam Curran to Dilruwan Perera. Bouncer, outside off stump ducked Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
112.2
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Sam Curran to Dilruwan Perera. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
112.1
1
Sam Curran to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot pulling, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Leach.
In over# 112
Runs : 2 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 112. 2 runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 6-312(rr 2.79)
111.6
1
Jack Leach to Niroshan Dickwella. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Wood.
111.5
1
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, to leg on the front foot working, to leg gully for 1 run, shy attempt by Bess, fielded by Wood.
111.4
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock ball half volley, middle stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
111.3
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
111.2
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Curran.
111.1
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock ball half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to extra cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
In over# 111
Runs : 8 Bowler: Sam Curran Wickets : 0
Over 111. 8 runs. Bowler: Sam Curran. Sri Lanka: 6-310(rr 2.79)
110.6
.
Sam Curran to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot pulling, hit pad to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
110.5
.
Sam Curran to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, down leg side on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Sibley.
110.4
2
Sam Curran to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot pulling, to deep backward square leg for 2 runs, fielded by Bairstow.
110.3
4
FOUR! Sam Curran to Niroshan Dickwella. Short, down leg side on the back foot pulling, top edge in the air uncontrolled past fine leg for 4 runs. Edged and four! Dickwella looks to pull but edges it to the ropes for a boundary.
110.2
.
Sam Curran to Niroshan Dickwella. Bouncer, down leg side no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
110.1
2
Sam Curran to Niroshan Dickwella. Short, down leg side on the back foot pulling, mis-timed in the air uncontrolled to deep backward square leg for 2 runs, fielded by Leach.
In over# 110
Runs : 1 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 110. 1 run. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 6-302(rr 2.75)
109.6
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
109.5
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock ball back of a length, off stump on the back foot driving, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
109.4
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
109.3
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock ball half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to cover for no runs.
109.2
1
Jack Leach to Niroshan Dickwella. Stock ball full toss, outside off stump on the front foot working, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Wood.
109.1
.
Jack Leach to Niroshan Dickwella. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs.
In over# 109
Runs : 1 Bowler: Sam Curran Wickets : 0
Over 109. 1 run. Bowler: Sam Curran. Sri Lanka: 6-301(rr 2.76)
108.6
.
Sam Curran to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs.
108.5
.
Sam Curran to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Curran.
108.4
.
Sam Curran to Dilruwan Perera. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs.
108.3
.
Sam Curran to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs.
108.2
1
Sam Curran to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot pulling, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Leach.
108.1
.
Sam Curran to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot Steer, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Bess.
In over# 108
Runs : 2 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 108. 2 runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 6-300(rr 2.78)
107.6
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
107.5
1
Jack Leach to Niroshan Dickwella. Stock length ball, outside off stump down the track working, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Wood.
107.4
1
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to point for 1 run, run save by Sibley.
107.3
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
107.2
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump Deep in crease cutting, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
107.1
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Curran.
In over# 107
Runs : 6 Bowler: Dom Bess Wickets : 0
Over 107. 6 runs. Bowler: Dom Bess. Sri Lanka: 6-298(rr 2.79)
106.6
.
Dom Bess to Niroshan Dickwella. Off break half volley, off stump on the front foot driving, to extra cover for no runs.
106.5
.
Dom Bess to Niroshan Dickwella. Off break length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Bess.
106.4
4
FOUR! Dom Bess to Niroshan Dickwella. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot slog sweeping, well timed in the air under control past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Terrific stroke! Dickwella belters the ball to the ropes for a boundary.
106.3
1
Dom Bess to Dilruwan Perera. Off break back of a length, middle stump on the back foot pulling, in the air under control to deep backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Wood.
106.2
1
Dom Bess to Niroshan Dickwella. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
106.1
.
Dom Bess to Niroshan Dickwella. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to point for no runs, fielded by Wood.
In over# 106
Runs : 3 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 106. 3 runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 6-292(rr 2.75)
105.6
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock ball back of a length, middle stump on the back foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
105.5
2
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed in the air under control to deep cover for 2 runs.
105.4
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
105.3
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
105.2
1
Jack Leach to Niroshan Dickwella. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot flick, to backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Crawley.
105.1
.
Jack Leach to Niroshan Dickwella. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs.
In over# 105
Runs : 3 Bowler: Dom Bess Wickets : 0
Over 105. 3 runs. Bowler: Dom Bess. Sri Lanka: 6-289(rr 2.75)
104.6
.
Dom Bess to Dilruwan Perera. Off break back of a length, outside off stump backing away driving, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
104.5
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Dom Bess to Dilruwan Perera. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
104.4
.
Dom Bess to Dilruwan Perera. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot glancing, to leg slip for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
104.3
1
Dom Bess to Niroshan Dickwella. Off break length ball, off stump down the track driving, to mid off for 1 run, fielded by Curran.
104.2
.
Dom Bess to Niroshan Dickwella. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
104.1
2
Dom Bess to Niroshan Dickwella. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot slog sweeping, top edge in the air uncontrolled to deep square leg for 2 runs, mis-fielded by Leach.
In over# 104
Runs : 6 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 104. 6 runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 6-286(rr 2.75)
103.6
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock ball half volley, off stump on the front foot driving, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
103.5
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Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed to extra cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
103.4
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
103.3
1
Jack Leach to Niroshan Dickwella. Stock length ball, middle stump down the track working, to long on for 1 run.
103.2
1
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, to leg on the front foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Lawrence.
103.1
4
FOUR! Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, outside off stump down the track driving, well timed in the air under control past long off for 4 runs.
In over# 103
Runs : 6 Bowler: Dom Bess Wickets : 0
Over 103. 6 runs. Bowler: Dom Bess. Sri Lanka: 6-280(rr 2.72)
102.6
.
Dom Bess to Niroshan Dickwella. Off break length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Bess.
102.5
4
FOUR! Dom Bess to Niroshan Dickwella. Off break length ball, middle stump on the front foot sweeping, well timed in the air under control past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Into the gap! Dickwella sweeps it swiftly to ropes for a boundary.
102.4
1
Dom Bess to Dilruwan Perera. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, mis-fielded by Lawrence, fielded by Sibley.
102.3
.
Dom Bess to Dilruwan Perera. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
102.2
.
Dom Bess to Dilruwan Perera. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
102.1
1
Dom Bess to Niroshan Dickwella. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
In over# 102
Runs : 0 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 102. no runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 6-274(rr 2.69)
101.6
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to deep cover for no runs, fielded by Sibley.
101.5
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
101.4
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
101.3
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
101.2
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
101.1
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, to short third man for no runs, fielded by Curran.
In over# 101
Runs : 1 Bowler: Dom Bess Wickets : 0
Over 101. 1 run. Bowler: Dom Bess. Sri Lanka: 6-274(rr 2.71)
100.6
.
Dom Bess to Niroshan Dickwella. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Bess.
100.5
1
Dom Bess to Dilruwan Perera. Off break back of a length, middle stump backing away pulling, to deep square leg for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
100.4
.
Dom Bess to Dilruwan Perera. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
100.3
.
Dom Bess to Dilruwan Perera. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
100.2
.
Dom Bess to Dilruwan Perera. Off break back of a length, outside off stump backing away driving, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
100.1
.
Dom Bess to Dilruwan Perera. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot glancing, to short fine leg for no runs, fielded by Leach.
In over# 100
Runs : 7 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 100. 7 runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 6-273(rr 2.73)
99.6
1
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, to short third man for 1 run, fielded by Curran.
99.5
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock ball full toss, to leg on the front foot working, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
99.4
2
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, to third man for 2 runs, fielded by Curran.
99.3
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
99.2
.
Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, to leg on the front foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
99.1
4
FOUR! Jack Leach to Dilruwan Perera. Stock length ball, middle stump down the track driving, well timed in the air under control past long on for 4 runs.
In over# 99
Runs : 2 Bowler: Dom Bess Wickets : 0
Over 99. 2 runs. Bowler: Dom Bess. Sri Lanka: 6-266(rr 2.69)
98.6
1
Dom Bess to Dilruwan Perera. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to short extra cover for 1 run, fielded by Anderson.
98.5
.
Dom Bess to Dilruwan Perera. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Bess.
98.4
.
Dom Bess to Dilruwan Perera. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
98.3
.
Dom Bess to Dilruwan Perera. Off break back of a length, outside off stump backing away driving, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Leach.
98.2
.
Dom Bess to Dilruwan Perera. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
98.1
1
Dom Bess to Niroshan Dickwella. Off break full toss, off stump on the front foot driving, to long off for 1 run, fielded by Curran. That brings up his 16th Test half-century.
In over# 98
Runs : 11 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 0
Over 98. 8 runs. Bowler: Mark Wood. Sri Lanka: 6-264(rr 2.69)
97.6
1
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Short, down leg side on the back foot pulling, in the air under control to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Curran.
97.5
4
FOUR! Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot glancing, well timed past fine leg for 4 runs.
97.5
4
No ball Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Short, outside off stump ducked Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for 1 run, fielded by Buttler.
97.4
.
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
97.3
.
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Short, outside off stump ducked Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
97.2
2
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed to deep backward square leg for 2 runs, run save by Curran, fielded by Bess.
97.1
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Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Short, outside off stump ducked Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
In over# 97
Runs : 3 Bowler: Dom Bess Wickets : 0
Over 97. 3 runs. Bowler: Dom Bess. Sri Lanka: 6-256(rr 2.64)
96.6
.
Dom Bess to Dilruwan Perera. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
96.5
.
Dom Bess to Dilruwan Perera. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
96.4
1
Dom Bess to Niroshan Dickwella. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
96.3
1
Dom Bess to Dilruwan Perera. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to deep square leg for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
96.2
.
Dom Bess to Dilruwan Perera. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Bess.
96.1
1
Dom Bess to Niroshan Dickwella. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to deep backward point for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
In over# 96
Runs : 0 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 0
Over 96. no runs. Bowler: Mark Wood. Sri Lanka: 6-253(rr 2.64)
95.6
.
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
95.5
.
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
95.4
.
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Short, outside off stump ducked Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
95.3
.
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Curran.
95.2
.
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Curran.
95.1
.
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
In over# 95
Runs : 4 Bowler: James Anderson Wickets : 0
Over 95. 4 runs. Bowler: James Anderson. Sri Lanka: 6-253(rr 2.66)
94.6
.
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, off stump on the front foot pushing, to extra cover for no runs, fielded by Curran.
94.5
.
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
94.4
.
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to point for no runs, fielded by Bess.
94.3
.
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
94.2
4
FOUR! James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep cover for 4 runs. Oozing class! Dickwella elegantly drives it to the ropes for a boundary.
94.1
.
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, middle stump on the front foot driving, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Curran.
In over# 94
Runs : 5 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 0
Over 94. 5 runs. Bowler: Mark Wood. Sri Lanka: 6-249(rr 2.65)
93.6
.
Mark Wood to Dilruwan Perera. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Wood.
93.5
1
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, off stump on the back foot Steer, to third man for 1 run, fielded by Leach.
93.4
.
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, down leg side on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Curran.
93.3
.
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Bouncer, down leg side ducked Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
93.2
4
FOUR! Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep cover for 4 runs.
93.1
.
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, middle stump on the front foot pushing, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
In over# 93
Runs : 1 Bowler: James Anderson Wickets : 0
Over 93. 1 run. Bowler: James Anderson. Sri Lanka: 6-244(rr 2.62)
92.6
.
James Anderson to Dilruwan Perera. Seaming in length ball, outside off stump on the front foot shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
92.5
.
James Anderson to Dilruwan Perera. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Wood.
92.4
.
James Anderson to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Leach.
92.3
.
James Anderson to Dilruwan Perera. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
92.2
.
James Anderson to Dilruwan Perera. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Leach.
92.1
1
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot working, to square leg for 1 run, fielded by Lawrence.
In over# 92
Runs : 5 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 1
Over 92. 5 runs. Bowler: Mark Wood. Sri Lanka: 6-243(rr 2.64)
91.6
W
OUT! Caught. Mark Wood to Ramesh Mendis. Length ball, middle stump on the front foot glancing, inside edge to wicketkeeper, by Buttler. Sensational from Buttler! Wood gets his second wicket! Mendis tries to glance but gets an edge. Buttler takes a stunning catch to dismiss the debutant for a duck
91.5
1
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, middle stump on the back foot pushing, to point for 1 run, fielded by Crawley.
91.4
.
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Curran.
91.3
.
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
91.2
4
FOUR! Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past long on for 4 runs.
91.1
.
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to cover for no runs, fielded by Leach.
In over# 91
Runs : 0 Bowler: James Anderson Wickets : 0
Over 91. no runs. Bowler: James Anderson. Sri Lanka: 5-238(rr 2.62)
90.6
.
James Anderson to Ramesh Mendis. Seaming in back of a length, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
90.5
.
James Anderson to Ramesh Mendis. Bouncer, outside off stump ducked Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
90.4
.
James Anderson to Ramesh Mendis. Short, outside off stump on the back foot working, hit pad to fine leg for no runs, fielded by Leach.
90.3
.
James Anderson to Ramesh Mendis. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Wood.
90.2
.
James Anderson to Ramesh Mendis. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
90.1
.
James Anderson to Ramesh Mendis. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Anderson, fielded by Wood.
In over# 90
Runs : 6 Bowler: Sam Curran Wickets : 0
Over 90. 6 runs. Bowler: Sam Curran. Sri Lanka: 5-238(rr 2.64)
89.6
4
FOUR! Sam Curran to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, well timed past deep backward point for 4 runs.
89.5
.
Sam Curran to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to cover for no runs, fielded by Leach.
89.4
2
Sam Curran to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, off stump on the front foot flick, well timed to deep square leg for 2 runs, fielded by Bess.
89.3
.
Sam Curran to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Wood.
89.2
.
Sam Curran to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, down leg side on the front foot glancing, Play and Miss (Leg Side) to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
89.1
.
Sam Curran to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs.
In over# 89
Runs : 0 Bowler: James Anderson Wickets : 1
Over 89. no runs. Bowler: James Anderson. Sri Lanka: 5-232(rr 2.61)
88.6
W
OUT! Caught. James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. In-swinging length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, inside edge to wicketkeeper, by Buttler. King of Swing is at it again! Mathews looks to defend but gets a faint edge. Buttler takes a simple catch. A loud shout for caught behind but the umpire is not interested. England opts for the review. The replay shows that there was bat involved. The umpire reverts his decision from not out to out. Mathews departs 110.
88.5
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Curran.
88.4
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
88.3
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
88.2
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Seaming in length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
88.1
.
APPEAL! James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Seaming in back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, hit pad to silly point for no runs, fielded by Lawrence, appeal made for L.B.W.
In over# 88
Runs : 3 Bowler: Sam Curran Wickets : 0
Over 88. 3 runs. Bowler: Sam Curran. Sri Lanka: 4-232(rr 2.64)
87.6
.
Sam Curran to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to silly mid on for no runs, fielded by Wood.
87.5
.
Sam Curran to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Leach.
87.4
3
Sam Curran to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to deep cover for 3 runs, run save by Bess, fielded by Bairstow.
87.3
.
Sam Curran to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, middle stump on the front foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
87.2
.
Sam Curran to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, to leg on the back foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Wood.
87.1
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Sam Curran to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, to leg on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
In over# 87
Runs : 4 Bowler: James Anderson Wickets : 0
Welcome back to the Day 2 Live action. Sri Lanka has put England on their backfoot with their exceptional batting performance. They will be hoping to continue the same today and post a huge total on the board. On the other hand, England will try to pick early wickets and bundle out Sri Lanka as early as possible. Here we go.
Over 87. 4 runs. Bowler: James Anderson. Sri Lanka: 4-229(rr 2.63)
86.6
.
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler. That's stumps on Day 1. Sri Lanka have been dominant throughout the day troubling the English bowlers with their defensive skills. Mathews has played a pivotal role in today's play. His partnership with both Thirimanne and Chandimal steadied the Sri Lankan top order. As far as England are concerned they will be brainstorming new tactics for tomorrow's play. Join us for Day 2 action tomorrow. Until then, Cheers.
86.5
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James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
86.4
4
FOUR! James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, middle stump on the back foot glancing, well timed past fine leg for 4 runs.
86.3
.
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to cover for no runs, fielded by Sibley.
86.2
.
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Sibley.
86.1
.
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
In over# 86
Runs : 2 Bowler: Sam Curran Wickets : 0
Over 86. 2 runs. Bowler: Sam Curran. Sri Lanka: 4-225(rr 2.62)
85.6
.
Sam Curran to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, to leg on the front foot defending, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Wood.
85.5
.
Sam Curran to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Wood.
85.4
.
Sam Curran to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, off stump on the back foot pushing, mis-timed to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Leach.
85.3
.
Sam Curran to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot driving, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Wood.
85.2
2
Sam Curran to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, down leg side on the front foot flick, well timed to deep square leg for 2 runs, run save by Bess.
85.1
.
Sam Curran to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot pushing, to silly mid off for no runs, fielded by Leach.
In over# 85
Runs : 0 Bowler: James Anderson Wickets : 0
Over 85. no runs. Bowler: James Anderson. Sri Lanka: 4-223(rr 2.62)
84.6
.
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
84.5
.
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, mis-timed to mid off for no runs, fielded by Leach.
84.4
.
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly mid off for no runs, fielded by Anderson, fielded by Lawrence.
84.3
.
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to cover for no runs, fielded by Bess.
84.2
.
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to point for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
84.1
.
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to cover for no runs, fielded by Bess.
In over# 84
Runs : 1 Bowler: Sam Curran Wickets : 0
Over 84. 1 run. Bowler: Sam Curran. Sri Lanka: 4-223(rr 2.65)
83.6
.
Sam Curran to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot working, mis-timed to mid off for no runs, fielded by Leach.
83.5
1
Sam Curran to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Leach.
83.4
.
Sam Curran to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
83.3
.
Sam Curran to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
83.2
.
Sam Curran to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Curran.
83.1
.
Sam Curran to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Curran.
In over# 83
Runs : 5 Bowler: James Anderson Wickets : 0
Over 83. 5 runs. Bowler: James Anderson. Sri Lanka: 4-222(rr 2.67)
82.6
4
FOUR! James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, middle stump on the front foot flick, well timed past deep square leg for 4 runs.
82.5
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Leach.
82.4
1
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot glancing, hit pad to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Curran.
82.3
.
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Bess.
82.2
.
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
82.1
.
James Anderson to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Leach.
In over# 82
Runs : 3 Bowler: Sam Curran Wickets : 0
Over 82. 3 runs. Bowler: Sam Curran. Sri Lanka: 4-217(rr 2.65)
81.6
.
Sam Curran to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, to leg on the back foot defending, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Leach.
81.5
1
Sam Curran to Niroshan Dickwella. Out-swinging length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to short extra cover for 1 run, fielded by Lawrence.
81.4
.
Sam Curran to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Leach.
81.3
.
Sam Curran to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Bess.
81.2
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Sam Curran to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
81.1
2
Sam Curran to Niroshan Dickwella. Out-swinging length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to deep cover for 2 runs, run save by Anderson, fielded by Lawrence.
In over# 81
Runs : 0 Bowler: James Anderson Wickets : 0
Over 81. no runs. Bowler: James Anderson. Sri Lanka: 4-214(rr 2.64)
80.6
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Anderson. Can England pull some tricks up their sleeves with the new ball?
80.5
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. In-swinging length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Leach.
80.4
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Out-swinging length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
80.3
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
80.2
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Leach.
80.1
.
NEW BALL. James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Out-swinging length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
In over# 80
Runs : 4 Bowler: Dom Bess Wickets : 0
Over 80. 4 runs. Bowler: Dom Bess. Sri Lanka: 4-214(rr 2.67)
79.6
.
Dom Bess to Niroshan Dickwella. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Bess.
79.5
2
Dom Bess to Niroshan Dickwella. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, to fine leg for 2 runs.
79.4
1
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot flick, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
79.3
.
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
79.2
1
Dom Bess to Niroshan Dickwella. Off break length ball, middle stump on the front foot sweeping, to backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Crawley.
79.1
.
Dom Bess to Niroshan Dickwella. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Bess.
In over# 79
Runs : 1 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 0
Over 79. 1 run. Bowler: Mark Wood. Sri Lanka: 4-210(rr 2.66)
78.6
1
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Curran.
78.5
.
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Half volley, off stump on the front foot working, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
78.4
.
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Wood, fielded by Lawrence.
78.3
.
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Bouncer, outside off stump no foot movement Steer, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
78.2
.
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Bess.
78.1
.
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Bouncer, outside off stump ducked Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
In over# 78
Runs : 2 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 78. 2 runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 4-209(rr 2.68)
77.6
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot driving, to mid on for no runs.
77.5
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump backing away driving, to extra cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
77.4
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
77.3
1
Jack Leach to Niroshan Dickwella. Stock length ball, outside off stump down the track working, to mid on for 1 run, fielded by Curran.
77.2
.
Jack Leach to Niroshan Dickwella. Stock ball full toss, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to short extra cover for no runs, run save by Lawrence.
77.1
1
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump backing away cutting, to point for 1 run, fielded by Bess. That brings up his 11th Test century. Phenomenal stuff from Mathews.
In over# 77
Runs : 1 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 0
Over 77. 1 run. Bowler: Mark Wood. Sri Lanka: 4-207(rr 2.69)
76.6
.
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Leach.
76.5
.
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
76.4
.
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
76.3
1
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Curran.
76.2
.
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Leach.
76.1
.
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, down leg side no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
In over# 76
Runs : 5 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 76. 5 runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 4-206(rr 2.71)
75.6
1
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Bess.
75.5
1
Jack Leach to Niroshan Dickwella. Stock length ball, outside off stump down the track driving, to mid off for 1 run, fielded by Anderson.
75.4
1
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump backing away cutting, to deep point for 1 run, fielded by Bess.
75.3
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
75.2
1
Jack Leach to Niroshan Dickwella. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot working, to mid on for 1 run, fielded by Curran.
75.1
1
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump backing away driving, to deep point for 1 run, fielded by Bess.
In over# 75
Runs : 2 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 0
Over 75. 2 runs. Bowler: Mark Wood. Sri Lanka: 4-201(rr 2.68)
74.6
.
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
74.5
.
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to point for no runs, mis-fielded by Bess, fielded by Lawrence.
74.4
.
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to point for no runs, fielded by Bess.
74.3
2
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot glancing, to fine leg for 2 runs, run save by Curran.
74.2
.
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Wood.
74.1
.
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, mis-timed to point for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
In over# 74
Runs : 0 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 74. no runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 4-199(rr 2.69)
73.6
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach. Mathews is playing more cautiously as he is nearing his century.
73.5
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
73.4
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to extra cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
73.3
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
73.2
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
73.1
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
In over# 73
Runs : 2 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 0
Over 73. 2 runs. Bowler: Mark Wood. Sri Lanka: 4-199(rr 2.73)
72.6
.
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Leach.
72.5
.
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
72.4
.
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to cover for no runs, mis-fielded by Lawrence, fielded by Bess.
72.3
.
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
72.2
1
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed to fine leg for 1 run, run save by Curran.
72.1
1
Mark Wood to Niroshan Dickwella. Yorker, outside off stump on the front foot driving, bottom edge to leg gully for 1 run, fielded by Buttler.
In over# 72
Runs : 1 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 72. 1 run. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 4-197(rr 2.74)
71.6
1
Jack Leach to Niroshan Dickwella. Stock length ball, down leg side on the front foot working, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
71.5
.
Jack Leach to Niroshan Dickwella. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, to silly mid on for no runs, fielded by Leach.
71.4
.
Jack Leach to Niroshan Dickwella. Stock ball half volley, outside off stump down the track driving, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
71.3
.
Jack Leach to Niroshan Dickwella. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
71.2
.
Jack Leach to Niroshan Dickwella. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
71.1
.
Jack Leach to Niroshan Dickwella. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
In over# 71
Runs : 0 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 0
Over 71. no runs. Bowler: Mark Wood. Sri Lanka: 4-196(rr 2.76)
70.6
.
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Sibley.
70.5
.
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, middle stump on the front foot glancing, Play and Miss (Leg Side) to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
70.4
.
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Bouncer, outside off stump ducked Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
70.3
.
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Sibley.
70.2
.
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, to leg no foot movement glancing, Play and Miss (Leg Side) to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
70.1
.
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, down leg side on the front foot glancing, Play and Miss (Leg Side) to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
In over# 70
Runs : 3 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 70. 3 runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 4-196(rr 2.80)
69.6
3
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball back of a length, off stump on the back foot working, to deep mid wicket for 3 runs, fielded by Anderson.
69.5
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot driving, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
69.4
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
69.3
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot pushing, to cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
69.2
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to point for no runs, fielded by Wood.
69.1
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
In over# 69
Runs : 1 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 1
Over 69. 1 run. Bowler: Mark Wood. Sri Lanka: 4-193(rr 2.80)
68.6
W
OUT! L.B.W. Mark Wood to Dinesh Chandimal. Seaming in length ball, outside off stump on the back foot working, hit pad to point. Fired into the pads! Chandimal looks to work but misses it as the ball raps onto his pads. A loud shout for LBW and the umpire signals out straightaway. Sri Lanka opts for the review. The replay shows three reds and Chandimal departs for 52.
68.5
1
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, mis-timed to cover for 1 run.
68.4
.
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot glancing, hit pad to fine leg for no runs, fielded by Curran.
68.3
.
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to leg gully for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
68.2
.
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, down leg side no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
68.1
.
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, middle stump on the front foot glancing, Play and Miss (Leg Side) to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
In over# 68
Runs : 2 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 68. 2 runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 3-192(rr 2.82)
67.6
.
Jack Leach to Dinesh Chandimal. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
67.5
1
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Bess.
67.4
1
Jack Leach to Dinesh Chandimal. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to mid on for 1 run, mis-fielded by Anderson.
67.3
.
Jack Leach to Dinesh Chandimal. Stock length ball, outside off stump down the track driving, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
67.2
.
Jack Leach to Dinesh Chandimal. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
67.1
.
Jack Leach to Dinesh Chandimal. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
In over# 67
Runs : 8 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 0
Over 67. 8 runs. Bowler: Mark Wood. Sri Lanka: 3-190(rr 2.84)
66.6
.
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Leach.
66.5
2
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed to deep backward square leg for 2 runs, run save by Bess, fielded by Curran.
66.4
.
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
66.3
2
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump on the front foot flick, to deep mid wicket for 2 runs, fielded by Bess.
66.2
.
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Wood.
66.1
4
FOUR! Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Full toss, down leg side no foot movement glancing, well timed past fine leg for 4 runs.
In over# 66
Runs : 2 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 66. 2 runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 3-182(rr 2.76)
65.6
.
Jack Leach to Dinesh Chandimal. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
65.5
.
Jack Leach to Dinesh Chandimal. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
65.4
.
Jack Leach to Dinesh Chandimal. Stock ball half volley, off stump on the front foot driving, to short extra cover for no runs, run save by Lawrence.
65.3
.
Jack Leach to Dinesh Chandimal. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
65.2
.
Jack Leach to Dinesh Chandimal. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, to silly mid on for no runs, fielded by Leach.
65.1
2
Jack Leach to Dinesh Chandimal. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to deep backward point for 2 runs, fielded by Bess. Chandimal gets his 20th Test half-century with those runs.
In over# 65
Runs : 1 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 0
Over 65. 1 run. Bowler: Mark Wood. Sri Lanka: 3-180(rr 2.77)
64.6
.
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
64.5
.
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Leach.
64.4
1
Mark Wood to Dinesh Chandimal. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Bairstow.
64.3
.
Mark Wood to Dinesh Chandimal. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Curran.
64.2
.
Mark Wood to Dinesh Chandimal. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
64.1
.
Mark Wood to Dinesh Chandimal. Length ball, off stump on the front foot working, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Leach.
In over# 64
Runs : 4 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 64. 4 runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 3-179(rr 2.80)
63.6
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
63.5
1
Jack Leach to Dinesh Chandimal. Stock ball full toss, to leg on the front foot working, to square leg for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
63.4
1
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump backing away driving, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Bess.
63.3
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot working, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
63.2
2
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump backing away driving, well timed to deep cover for 2 runs, run save by Bess.
63.1
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
In over# 63
Runs : 1 Bowler: James Anderson Wickets : 0
Over 63. 1 run. Bowler: James Anderson. Sri Lanka: 3-175(rr 2.78)
62.6
1
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to mid off for 1 run, mis-fielded by Wood.
62.5
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
62.4
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, to leg on the front foot glancing, mis-timed to wicketkeeper for no runs, run save by Buttler.
62.3
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Seaming in length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to mid on for no runs, mis-fielded by Curran, fielded by Leach.
62.2
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, off stump on the back foot glancing, Play and Miss (Leg Side) to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
62.1
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to silly mid on for no runs, fielded by Curran.
In over# 62
Runs : 1 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 62. 1 run. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 3-174(rr 2.81)
61.6
.
Jack Leach to Dinesh Chandimal. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
61.5
.
Jack Leach to Dinesh Chandimal. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
61.4
1
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, to leg on the front foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Crawley.
61.3
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot driving, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
61.2
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump backing away driving, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Wood.
61.1
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
In over# 61
Runs : 0 Bowler: James Anderson Wickets : 0
Over 61. no runs. Bowler: James Anderson. Sri Lanka: 3-173(rr 2.84)
60.6
.
James Anderson to Dinesh Chandimal. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
60.5
.
James Anderson to Dinesh Chandimal. Seaming in back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
60.4
.
James Anderson to Dinesh Chandimal. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to extra cover for no runs, fielded by Wood.
60.3
.
James Anderson to Dinesh Chandimal. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
60.2
.
James Anderson to Dinesh Chandimal. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
60.1
.
James Anderson to Dinesh Chandimal. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
In over# 60
Runs : 7 Bowler: Dom Bess Wickets : 0
Over 60. 7 runs. Bowler: Dom Bess. Sri Lanka: 3-173(rr 2.88)
59.6
4
FOUR! Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break back of a length, outside off stump backing away driving, well timed past deep extra cover for 4 runs. Crunched through covers! Mathews drives the ball with ease to the ropes for a boundary.
59.5
1
Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to point for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
59.4
.
Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Bess.
59.3
2
Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track driving, well timed to long off for 2 runs, run save by Curran, fielded by Anderson.
59.2
.
Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track driving, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Bess.
59.1
.
Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Curran.
In over# 59
Runs : 0 Bowler: James Anderson Wickets : 0
Over 59. no runs. Bowler: James Anderson. Sri Lanka: 3-166(rr 2.81)
58.6
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Curran.
58.5
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Seaming in length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
58.4
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Leach.
58.3
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
58.2
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Wood.
58.1
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Sibley.
In over# 58
Runs : 3 Bowler: Dom Bess Wickets : 0
Over 58. 3 runs. Bowler: Dom Bess. Sri Lanka: 3-166(rr 2.86)
57.6
1
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Bairstow.
57.5
.
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Bess.
57.4
.
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break length ball, down leg side no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
57.3
.
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Sibley.
57.2
1
Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break back of a length, middle stump backing away working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
57.1
1
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Bairstow.
In over# 57
Runs : 5 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 57. 5 runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 3-163(rr 2.86)
56.6
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Jack Leach to Dinesh Chandimal. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
56.5
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Jack Leach to Dinesh Chandimal. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
56.4
1
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
56.3
4
FOUR! Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, to leg on the front foot flick, well timed in the air under control past long on for 4 runs. Terrific shot! Mathews flicks the ball with ease to the topes for a boundary.
56.2
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Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump backing away driving, to extra cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
56.1
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Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
In over# 56
Runs : 1 Bowler: James Anderson Wickets : 0
Over 56. 1 run. Bowler: James Anderson. Sri Lanka: 3-158(rr 2.82)
55.6
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James Anderson to Dinesh Chandimal. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Sibley.
55.5
1
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, mis-timed to point for 1 run, fielded by Lawrence.
55.4
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James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
55.3
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James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Curran.
55.2
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James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
55.1
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James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
In over# 55
Runs : 2 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 55. 2 runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 3-157(rr 2.85)
54.6
.
Jack Leach to Dinesh Chandimal. Stock ball half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to short extra cover for no runs, run save by Crawley.
54.5
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Jack Leach to Dinesh Chandimal. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
54.4
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Jack Leach to Dinesh Chandimal. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
54.3
1
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to deep point for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
54.2
1
Jack Leach to Dinesh Chandimal. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to short extra cover for 1 run, fielded by Bairstow.
54.1
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Jack Leach to Dinesh Chandimal. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
In over# 54
Runs : 0 Bowler: James Anderson Wickets : 0
Over 54. no runs. Bowler: James Anderson. Sri Lanka: 3-155(rr 2.87)
53.6
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
53.5
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James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Wood.
53.4
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James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
53.3
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James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Sibley.
53.2
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James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
53.1
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James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
In over# 53
Runs : 1 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 53. 1 run. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 3-155(rr 2.92)
52.6
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Jack Leach to Dinesh Chandimal. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Wood. That's Tea on Day 1. Sri Lanka has been scoring at a good pace and look solid in the middle. England bowlers don't seem to get their rhythm right and will be hoping to turn things around post Tea. Join us in another 20 minutes for the final session.
52.5
1
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump backing away driving, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
52.4
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Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot working, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Curran.
52.3
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Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to extra cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
52.2
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Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Wood.
52.1
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Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
In over# 52
Runs : 3 Bowler: Dom Bess Wickets : 0
Over 52. 3 runs. Bowler: Dom Bess. Sri Lanka: 3-154(rr 2.96)
51.6
.
Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
51.5
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Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
51.4
1
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break length ball, down leg side on the front foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
51.3
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Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break length ball, middle stump on the front foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
51.2
1
Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to short extra cover for 1 run, fielded by Curran.
51.1
1
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break length ball, to leg on the front foot working, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Anderson.
In over# 51
Runs : 5 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 51. 5 runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 3-151(rr 2.96)
50.6
.
Jack Leach to Dinesh Chandimal. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
50.5
1
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to long off for 1 run, fielded by Lawrence.
50.4
1
Jack Leach to Dinesh Chandimal. Stock length ball, outside off stump down the track driving, to long off for 1 run, fielded by Lawrence.
50.3
1
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Crawley.
50.2
1
Jack Leach to Dinesh Chandimal. Stock ball half volley, off stump on the front foot driving, to long off for 1 run, fielded by Lawrence.
50.1
1
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
In over# 50
Runs : 1 Bowler: Dom Bess Wickets : 0
Over 50. 1 run. Bowler: Dom Bess. Sri Lanka: 3-147(rr 2.94)
49.6
1
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break full toss, to leg on the front foot driving, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Anderson.
49.5
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Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break length ball, down leg side on the front foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
49.4
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Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break length ball, down leg side down the track working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
49.3
.
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break back of a length, to leg on the back foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Bess.
49.2
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Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break back of a length, down leg side on the back foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
49.1
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Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break back of a length, down leg side on the back foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
In over# 49
Runs : 2 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 49. 2 runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 3-146(rr 2.98)
48.6
.
Jack Leach to Dinesh Chandimal. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly mid off for no runs, fielded by Leach.
48.5
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Jack Leach to Dinesh Chandimal. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot working, to short fine leg for no runs, fielded by Bess.
48.4
1
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
48.3
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to silly mid off for no runs, run save by Bairstow.
48.2
1
Jack Leach to Dinesh Chandimal. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to extra cover for 1 run, fielded by Bairstow.
48.1
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Jack Leach to Dinesh Chandimal. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
In over# 48
Runs : 5 Bowler: Dom Bess Wickets : 0
Over 48. 5 runs. Bowler: Dom Bess. Sri Lanka: 3-144(rr 3.00)
47.6
1
Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track working, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Anderson.
47.5
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Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Bess.
47.4
1
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break back of a length, down leg side on the back foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
47.3
1
Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break length ball, off stump down the track driving, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Anderson.
47.2
1
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break back of a length, down leg side on the back foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
47.1
1
Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to square leg for 1 run, fielded by Bairstow.
In over# 47
Runs : 0 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 47. no runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 3-139(rr 2.96)
46.6
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to extra cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow. Sri Lanka are building a solid partnership and accelerating at good pace.
46.5
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
46.4
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Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot driving, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
46.3
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
46.2
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Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
46.1
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Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
In over# 46
Runs : 1 Bowler: Dom Bess Wickets : 0
Over 46. 1 run. Bowler: Dom Bess. Sri Lanka: 3-139(rr 3.02)
45.6
.
Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
45.5
.
Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, back to bowler for no runs.
45.4
1
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break length ball, down leg side on the front foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
45.3
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Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break length ball, down leg side on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
45.2
.
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break back of a length, down leg side on the back foot working, to square leg for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
45.1
.
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break length ball, down leg side on the front foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
In over# 45
Runs : 5 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 0
Over 45. 5 runs. Bowler: Mark Wood. Sri Lanka: 3-137(rr 3.04)
44.6
1
Mark Wood to Dinesh Chandimal. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to deep backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Lawrence.
44.5
2
Mark Wood to Dinesh Chandimal. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, well timed to deep point for 2 runs, fielded by Sibley.
44.4
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Mark Wood to Dinesh Chandimal. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot Fended, Spliced to short leg for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
44.3
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Mark Wood to Dinesh Chandimal. Short, outside off stump ducked Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
44.2
2
Mark Wood to Dinesh Chandimal. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot flick, well timed to deep mid wicket for 2 runs, fielded by Lawrence.
44.1
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Mark Wood to Dinesh Chandimal. Full toss, off stump on the front foot driving, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Leach.
In over# 44
Runs : 8 Bowler: Dom Bess Wickets : 0
Over 44. 8 runs. Bowler: Dom Bess. Sri Lanka: 3-132(rr 3.00)
43.6
.
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot flick, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
43.5
1
Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break full toss, outside off stump down the track driving, to mid off for 1 run, shy attempt by Curran, fielded by Crawley.
43.4
.
Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Curran.
43.3
6
SIX! Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track driving, well timed in the air under control over long off for 6 runs.
43.2
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Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Bess.
43.1
1
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to deep square leg for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
In over# 43
Runs : 7 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 0
Over 43. 7 runs. Bowler: Mark Wood. Sri Lanka: 3-124(rr 2.88)
42.6
.
APPEAL! Mark Wood to Dinesh Chandimal. Half volley, off stump on the back foot working, mis-timed to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Crawley, appeal made for Caught.
42.5
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Mark Wood to Dinesh Chandimal. Bouncer, outside off stump ducked Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
42.4
.
Mark Wood to Dinesh Chandimal. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, hit pad to third slip for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
42.3
1
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
42.2
4
FOUR! Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, top edge in the air uncontrolled past fine leg for 4 runs.
42.1
2
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed to deep backward square leg for 2 runs, run save by Bess, fielded by Bess.
In over# 42
Runs : 1 Bowler: Dom Bess Wickets : 0
Over 42. 1 run. Bowler: Dom Bess. Sri Lanka: 3-117(rr 2.79)
41.6
.
Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
41.5
.
Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
41.4
.
Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break back of a length, middle stump backing away working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Crawley, fielded by Bairstow.
41.3
1
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to mid off for 1 run, mis-fielded by Curran.
41.2
.
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break back of a length, outside off stump moves in front working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
41.1
.
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, run save by Crawley.
In over# 41
Runs : 7 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 0
Over 41. 7 runs. Bowler: Mark Wood. Sri Lanka: 3-116(rr 2.83)
40.6
.
Mark Wood to Dinesh Chandimal. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
40.5
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Mark Wood to Dinesh Chandimal. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
40.4
.
APPEAL! Mark Wood to Dinesh Chandimal. Short, outside off stump on the back foot Fended, hit helmet to first slip for no runs, fielded by Root, appeal made for Caught.
40.3
2
Mark Wood to Dinesh Chandimal. Half volley, to leg on the front foot flick, well timed to deep mid wicket for 2 runs, fielded by Sibley.
40.2
4
FOUR! Mark Wood to Dinesh Chandimal. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep cover for 4 runs. Delightful drive! Chandimal puts away the loose ball to the ropes for a boundary.
40.1
1
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot glancing, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Bess.
In over# 40
Runs : 1 Bowler: Dom Bess Wickets : 0
Over 40. 1 run. Bowler: Dom Bess. Sri Lanka: 3-109(rr 2.73)
39.6
1
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
39.5
.
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Bess.
39.4
.
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
39.3
.
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
39.2
.
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
39.1
.
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
In over# 39
Runs : 0 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 0
Over 39. no runs. Bowler: Mark Wood. Sri Lanka: 3-108(rr 2.77)
38.6
.
Mark Wood to Dinesh Chandimal. In-swinging length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Wood.
38.5
.
Mark Wood to Dinesh Chandimal. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Sibley.
38.4
.
Mark Wood to Dinesh Chandimal. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Sibley.
38.3
.
Mark Wood to Dinesh Chandimal. Half volley, to leg on the back foot working, hit pad to silly point for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
38.2
.
Mark Wood to Dinesh Chandimal. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, Gloved to point for no runs, fielded by Bess.
38.1
.
Mark Wood to Dinesh Chandimal. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
In over# 38
Runs : 5 Bowler: Dom Bess Wickets : 0
Over 38. 5 runs. Bowler: Dom Bess. Sri Lanka: 3-108(rr 2.84)
37.6
4
FOUR! Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep point for 4 runs, mis-fielded by Lawrence.
37.5
.
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to silly mid on for no runs, fielded by Crawley, fielded by Bairstow.
37.4
1
Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break back of a length, off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
37.3
.
Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to silly mid on for no runs, fielded by Bess.
37.2
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Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break back of a length, outside off stump no foot movement defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Bess.
37.1
.
Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Bess.
In over# 37
Runs : 2 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 0
Over 37. 2 runs. Bowler: Mark Wood. Sri Lanka: 3-103(rr 2.78)
36.6
.
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, mis-timed to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Sibley.
36.5
.
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
36.4
1
Mark Wood to Dinesh Chandimal. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Leach.
36.3
.
Mark Wood to Dinesh Chandimal. Short, outside off stump swayed away Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
36.2
1
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Seaming in half volley, middle stump on the front foot flick, to deep mid wicket for 1 run.
36.1
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Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Seaming in length ball, middle stump on the front foot glancing, Play and Miss (Leg Side) to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
In over# 36
Runs : 0 Bowler: Dom Bess Wickets : 0
Over 36. no runs. Bowler: Dom Bess. Sri Lanka: 3-101(rr 2.81)
35.6
.
Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs.
35.5
.
Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Bess.
35.4
.
Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
35.3
.
Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot pushing, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Bess.
35.2
.
Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Bess.
35.1
.
Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
In over# 35
Runs : 8 Bowler: James Anderson Wickets : 0
Over 35. 8 runs. Bowler: James Anderson. Sri Lanka: 3-101(rr 2.89)
34.6
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
34.5
4
FOUR! James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, outside edge past deep backward point for 4 runs.
34.4
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
34.3
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
34.2
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James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
34.1
4
FOUR! James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, middle stump on the front foot flick, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Flicked with finesse! Mathews flicks it with style to the ropes for a boundary.
In over# 34
Runs : 2 Bowler: Sam Curran Wickets : 0
Over 34. 2 runs. Bowler: Sam Curran. Sri Lanka: 3-93(rr 2.74)
33.6
.
Sam Curran to Dinesh Chandimal. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
33.5
1
Sam Curran to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Wood.
33.4
1
Sam Curran to Dinesh Chandimal. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to square leg for 1 run, fielded by Lawrence.
33.3
.
Sam Curran to Dinesh Chandimal. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
33.2
.
Sam Curran to Dinesh Chandimal. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to point for no runs, fielded by Sibley.
33.1
.
Sam Curran to Dinesh Chandimal. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
In over# 33
Runs : 0 Bowler: James Anderson Wickets : 0
Over 33. no runs. Bowler: James Anderson. Sri Lanka: 3-91(rr 2.76)
32.6
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
32.5
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James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
32.4
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James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to silly mid on for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
32.3
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James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot flick, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
32.2
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James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
32.1
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James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly mid off for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
In over# 32
Runs : 8 Bowler: Sam Curran Wickets : 0
Over 32. 8 runs. Bowler: Sam Curran. Sri Lanka: 3-91(rr 2.84)
31.6
4
FOUR! Sam Curran to Dinesh Chandimal. Half volley, to leg on the front foot flick, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs.
31.5
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Sam Curran to Dinesh Chandimal. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
31.4
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Sam Curran to Dinesh Chandimal. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Leach.
31.3
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Sam Curran to Dinesh Chandimal. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
31.2
4
FOUR! Sam Curran to Dinesh Chandimal. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep cover for 4 runs.
31.1
.
Sam Curran to Dinesh Chandimal. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
In over# 31
Runs : 0 Bowler: James Anderson Wickets : 0
Over 31. no runs. Bowler: James Anderson. Sri Lanka: 3-83(rr 2.68)
30.6
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler. Anderson is unsettling the Sri Lankan batters with his bowling prowess.
30.5
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
30.4
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, run save by Bairstow.
30.3
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
30.2
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
30.1
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James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Bess.
In over# 30
Runs : 0 Bowler: Sam Curran Wickets : 0
Over 30. no runs. Bowler: Sam Curran. Sri Lanka: 3-83(rr 2.77)
29.6
.
Sam Curran to Dinesh Chandimal. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Sibley.
29.5
.
Sam Curran to Dinesh Chandimal. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
29.4
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Sam Curran to Dinesh Chandimal. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly mid off for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
29.3
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Sam Curran to Dinesh Chandimal. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Leach.
29.2
.
Sam Curran to Dinesh Chandimal. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
29.1
.
Sam Curran to Dinesh Chandimal. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to extra cover for no runs, fielded by Leach.
In over# 29
Runs : 0 Bowler: James Anderson Wickets : 0
Over 29. no runs. Bowler: James Anderson. Sri Lanka: 3-83(rr 2.86)
28.6
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, mis-timed to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
28.5
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
28.4
.
James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Seaming in back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, mis-timed to short leg for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
28.3
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James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Seaming in length ball, outside off stump on the front foot shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
28.2
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James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to mid on for no runs, run save by Curran.
28.1
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James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
In over# 28
Runs : 5 Bowler: Dom Bess Wickets : 0
Over 28. 5 runs. Bowler: Dom Bess. Sri Lanka: 3-83(rr 2.96)
27.6
.
Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Curran.
27.5
4
FOUR! Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, well timed past long on for 4 runs, mis-fielded by Anderson.
27.4
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Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Curran.
27.3
.
Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
27.2
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Dom Bess to Dinesh Chandimal. Off break back of a length, middle stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
27.1
1
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Anderson.
In over# 27
Runs : 2 Bowler: James Anderson Wickets : 1
Over 27. 2 runs. Bowler: James Anderson. Sri Lanka: 3-78(rr 2.89)
26.6
.
James Anderson to Dinesh Chandimal. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
26.5
.
James Anderson to Dinesh Chandimal. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, inside edge to silly point for no runs, fielded by Root.
26.4
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James Anderson to Dinesh Chandimal. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
26.3
2
James Anderson to Dinesh Chandimal. Length ball, middle stump on the front foot flick, well timed to deep mid wicket for 2 runs, run save by Leach.
26.2
W
OUT! Caught. James Anderson to Lahiru Thirimanne. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, outside edge to wicketkeeper, by Buttler. Caught fishing outside off! Anderson with his third wicket! Thirimanne looks to drive but gets a nick. Buttler takes a regulation catch. Thirimanne departs for 43.
26.1
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James Anderson to Lahiru Thirimanne. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to point for no runs, fielded by Bess.
In over# 26
Runs : 1 Bowler: Dom Bess Wickets : 0
Over 26. 1 run. Bowler: Dom Bess. Sri Lanka: 2-76(rr 2.92)
25.6
.
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence. That is Lunch on Day 1. Sri Lanka are steering steady despite the early breakthrough and are at 76-2 at the end of the first session. Anderson is the lone wicket-taker for England as of now. England will look to break this partnership as early as possible. Join us for the post-Lunch session in about 40 minutes
25.5
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Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, mis-timed to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
25.4
1
Dom Bess to Lahiru Thirimanne. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to deep point for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
25.3
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Dom Bess to Lahiru Thirimanne. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Bess.
25.2
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Dom Bess to Lahiru Thirimanne. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Bess.
25.1
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Dom Bess to Lahiru Thirimanne. Off break full toss, off stump on the front foot working, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Curran.
In over# 25
Runs : 6 Bowler: Sam Curran Wickets : 0
Over 25. 6 runs. Bowler: Sam Curran. Sri Lanka: 2-75(rr 3.00)
24.6
.
Sam Curran to Angelo Mathews. Bouncer, outside off stump ducked Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
24.5
1
Sam Curran to Lahiru Thirimanne. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Anderson.
24.4
1
Sam Curran to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, middle stump on the front foot working, mis-timed to short mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Lawrence.
24.3
.
Sam Curran to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
24.2
4
FOUR! Sam Curran to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, middle stump on the front foot flick, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs.
24.1
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Sam Curran to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, to leg on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
In over# 24
Runs : 3 Bowler: Dom Bess Wickets : 0
Over 24. 3 runs. Bowler: Dom Bess. Sri Lanka: 2-69(rr 2.88)
23.6
1
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track working, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Anderson.
23.5
.
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break back of a length, off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
23.4
1
Dom Bess to Lahiru Thirimanne. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to cover for 1 run, fielded by Bairstow.
23.3
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Dom Bess to Lahiru Thirimanne. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Bess.
23.2
1
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Anderson.
23.1
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Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break back of a length, outside off stump backing away driving, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Bess.
In over# 23
Runs : 7 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 23. 7 runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 2-66(rr 2.87)
22.6
4
FOUR! Jack Leach to Lahiru Thirimanne. Stock length ball, to leg on the front foot sweeping, well timed in the air under control past deep mid wicket for 4 runs.
22.5
.
Jack Leach to Lahiru Thirimanne. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to short extra cover for no runs, run save by Bairstow.
22.4
1
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot driving, to long off for 1 run, fielded by Anderson.
22.3
1
Jack Leach to Lahiru Thirimanne. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to short extra cover for 1 run, fielded by Bairstow.
22.2
.
Jack Leach to Lahiru Thirimanne. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot driving, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
22.1
1
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot driving, to long off for 1 run, fielded by Anderson.
In over# 22
Runs : 1 Bowler: Dom Bess Wickets : 0
Over 22. 1 run. Bowler: Dom Bess. Sri Lanka: 2-59(rr 2.68)
21.6
.
Dom Bess to Lahiru Thirimanne. Off break half volley, middle stump on the front foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
21.5
.
Dom Bess to Lahiru Thirimanne. Off break back of a length, outside off stump backing away driving, to point for no runs, fielded by Leach.
21.4
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Dom Bess to Lahiru Thirimanne. Off break back of a length, off stump backing away working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
21.3
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Dom Bess to Lahiru Thirimanne. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
21.2
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Dom Bess to Lahiru Thirimanne. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Bess.
21.1
1
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Anderson.
In over# 21
Runs : 6 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 21. 6 runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 2-58(rr 2.76)
20.6
.
Jack Leach to Lahiru Thirimanne. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly mid off for no runs, fielded by Leach.
20.5
1
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump backing away driving, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
20.4
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Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
20.3
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
20.2
4
FOUR! Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball half volley, down leg side on the front foot flick, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Gentle touch! Mathews flicks the ball to the ropes for a boundary. That brings up the 50 partnership between Mathews and Thirimanne.
20.1
1
Jack Leach to Lahiru Thirimanne. Stock ball back of a length, down leg side on the back foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Lawrence.
In over# 20
Runs : 4 Bowler: Dom Bess Wickets : 0
Over 20. 4 runs. Bowler: Dom Bess. Sri Lanka: 2-52(rr 2.60)
19.6
.
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
19.5
1
Dom Bess to Lahiru Thirimanne. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
19.4
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Dom Bess to Lahiru Thirimanne. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Bess.
19.3
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Dom Bess to Lahiru Thirimanne. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Leach.
19.2
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Dom Bess to Lahiru Thirimanne. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
19.1
3
Dom Bess to Angelo Mathews. Off break back of a length, down leg side on the back foot working, to fine leg for 3 runs, run save by Leach.
In over# 19
Runs : 2 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 19. 2 runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 2-48(rr 2.53)
18.6
1
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to deep point for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
18.5
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
18.4
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Bess.
18.3
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
18.2
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
18.1
1
Jack Leach to Lahiru Thirimanne. Stock length ball, down leg side on the front foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
In over# 18
Runs : 1 Bowler: Dom Bess Wickets : 0
Over 18. 1 run. Bowler: Dom Bess. Sri Lanka: 2-46(rr 2.56)
17.6
1
Dom Bess to Lahiru Thirimanne. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Wood.
17.5
.
Dom Bess to Lahiru Thirimanne. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
17.4
.
Dom Bess to Lahiru Thirimanne. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
17.3
.
Dom Bess to Lahiru Thirimanne. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
17.2
.
Dom Bess to Lahiru Thirimanne. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to cover for no runs, run save by Bairstow.
17.1
.
Dom Bess to Lahiru Thirimanne. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
In over# 17
Runs : 1 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 0
Over 17. 1 run. Bowler: Mark Wood. Sri Lanka: 2-45(rr 2.65)
16.6
.
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Curran.
16.5
1
Mark Wood to Lahiru Thirimanne. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot working, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Leach.
16.4
.
Mark Wood to Lahiru Thirimanne. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
16.3
.
Mark Wood to Lahiru Thirimanne. Length ball, down leg side on the front foot driving, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
16.2
.
Mark Wood to Lahiru Thirimanne. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
16.1
.
Mark Wood to Lahiru Thirimanne. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Sibley.
In over# 16
Runs : 7 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 16. 7 runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 2-44(rr 2.75)
15.6
1
Jack Leach to Lahiru Thirimanne. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to deep backward point for 1 run, fielded by Sibley.
15.5
.
Jack Leach to Lahiru Thirimanne. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Root.
15.4
4
FOUR! Jack Leach to Lahiru Thirimanne. Stock ball half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep cover for 4 runs. Sublime drive! Thirimanne graciously drives the ball to ropes for a boundary.
15.3
.
Jack Leach to Lahiru Thirimanne. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
15.2
.
Jack Leach to Lahiru Thirimanne. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
15.1
2
Jack Leach to Lahiru Thirimanne. Stock ball half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to deep cover for 2 runs, fielded by Sibley.
In over# 15
Runs : 3 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 0
Over 15. 3 runs. Bowler: Mark Wood. Sri Lanka: 2-37(rr 2.47)
14.6
.
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Wood.
14.5
1
Mark Wood to Lahiru Thirimanne. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot working, Gloved to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Leach.
14.4
.
Mark Wood to Lahiru Thirimanne. Length ball, down leg side on the front foot pushing, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
14.3
2
Mark Wood to Lahiru Thirimanne. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to deep square leg for 2 runs, fielded by Leach.
14.2
.
Mark Wood to Lahiru Thirimanne. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
14.1
.
Mark Wood to Lahiru Thirimanne. Short, outside off stump ducked Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
In over# 14
Runs : 6 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 14. 6 runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 2-34(rr 2.43)
13.6
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, down leg side on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
13.5
1
Jack Leach to Lahiru Thirimanne. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Wood.
13.4
.
Jack Leach to Lahiru Thirimanne. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly mid on for no runs, fielded by Leach.
13.3
1
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to deep point for 1 run, fielded by Bess.
13.2
4
FOUR! Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed in the air under control past long off for 4 runs.
13.1
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly mid on for no runs, fielded by Leach.
In over# 13
Runs : 4 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 0
Over 13. 4 runs. Bowler: Mark Wood. Sri Lanka: 2-28(rr 2.15)
12.6
.
Mark Wood to Lahiru Thirimanne. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
12.5
.
Mark Wood to Lahiru Thirimanne. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
12.4
.
Mark Wood to Lahiru Thirimanne. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to point for no runs, fielded by Bess.
12.3
4
FOUR! Mark Wood to Lahiru Thirimanne. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep cover for 4 runs.
12.2
.
Mark Wood to Lahiru Thirimanne. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
12.1
.
Mark Wood to Lahiru Thirimanne. Length ball, to leg on the front foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
In over# 12
Runs : 0 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 12. no runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 2-24(rr 2.00)
11.6
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball half volley, down leg side on the front foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
11.5
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, to leg on the front foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
11.4
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
11.3
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Leach.
11.2
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball half volley, to leg on the front foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
11.1
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball back of a length, off stump on the back foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Bess.
In over# 11
Runs : 2 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 0
Over 11. 2 runs. Bowler: Mark Wood. Sri Lanka: 2-24(rr 2.18)
10.6
.
Mark Wood to Lahiru Thirimanne. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
10.5
.
Mark Wood to Lahiru Thirimanne. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Wood.
10.4
1
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run, mis-fielded by Curran.
10.3
.
Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Seaming in length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Leach.
10.2
1
Mark Wood to Lahiru Thirimanne. Length ball, middle stump on the front foot pushing, to backward point for 1 run, fielded by Bess.
10.1
.
Mark Wood to Lahiru Thirimanne. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
In over# 10
Runs : 3 Bowler: Jack Leach Wickets : 0
Over 10. 3 runs. Bowler: Jack Leach. Sri Lanka: 2-22(rr 2.20)
9.6
.
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler. Good start from the English bowlers they've kept the Sri Lankan batsmen quiet.
9.5
1
Jack Leach to Lahiru Thirimanne. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Wood.
9.4
1
Jack Leach to Angelo Mathews. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to deep point for 1 run, fielded by Bess.
9.3
1
Jack Leach to Lahiru Thirimanne. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Bairstow.
9.2
.
Jack Leach to Lahiru Thirimanne. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
9.1
.
Jack Leach to Lahiru Thirimanne. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Crawley.
In over# 9
Runs : 1 Bowler: James Anderson Wickets : 0
Over 9. 1 run. Bowler: James Anderson. Sri Lanka: 2-19(rr 2.11)
8.6
1
James Anderson to Lahiru Thirimanne. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Leach.
8.5
.
James Anderson to Lahiru Thirimanne. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Wood.
8.4
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James Anderson to Lahiru Thirimanne. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Wood.
8.3
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James Anderson to Lahiru Thirimanne. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Wood.
8.2
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James Anderson to Lahiru Thirimanne. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Wood.
8.1
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James Anderson to Lahiru Thirimanne. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
In over# 8
Runs : 1 Bowler: Sam Curran Wickets : 0
Over 8. 1 run. Bowler: Sam Curran. Sri Lanka: 2-18(rr 2.25)
7.6
1
Sam Curran to Lahiru Thirimanne. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Crawley.
7.5
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Sam Curran to Lahiru Thirimanne. Bouncer, outside off stump ducked Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
7.4
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Sam Curran to Lahiru Thirimanne. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Wood.
7.3
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Sam Curran to Lahiru Thirimanne. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
7.2
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Sam Curran to Lahiru Thirimanne. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
7.1
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Sam Curran to Lahiru Thirimanne. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Curran.
In over# 7
Runs : 1 Bowler: James Anderson Wickets : 0
Over 7. 1 run. Bowler: James Anderson. Sri Lanka: 2-17(rr 2.43)
6.6
1
James Anderson to Lahiru Thirimanne. Length ball, down leg side on the back foot working, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Leach.
6.5
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James Anderson to Lahiru Thirimanne. Length ball, down leg side on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
6.4
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James Anderson to Lahiru Thirimanne. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
6.3
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James Anderson to Lahiru Thirimanne. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
6.2
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James Anderson to Lahiru Thirimanne. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
6.1
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James Anderson to Lahiru Thirimanne. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
In over# 6
Runs : 9 Bowler: Sam Curran Wickets : 0
Over 6. 9 runs. Bowler: Sam Curran. Sri Lanka: 2-16(rr 2.67)
5.6
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Sam Curran to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Wood.
5.5
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Sam Curran to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
5.4
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Sam Curran to Angelo Mathews. Length ball, down leg side on the front foot pushing, to point for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
5.3
1
Sam Curran to Lahiru Thirimanne. Back of a length, to leg on the back foot working, hit pad to square leg for 1 run, fielded by Crawley.
5.2
4
FOUR! Sam Curran to Lahiru Thirimanne. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, thick edge past third man for 4 runs.
5.1
4
FOUR! Sam Curran to Lahiru Thirimanne. Length ball, to leg on the front foot flick, well timed past fine leg for 4 runs.
In over# 5
Runs : 0 Bowler: James Anderson Wickets : 2
Over 5. no runs. Bowler: James Anderson. Sri Lanka: 2-7(rr 1.40)
4.6
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James Anderson to Angelo Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Curran.
4.5
W
OUT! Bowled. James Anderson to Oshada Fernando. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, inside edge to. Jimmy is jabbing the Sri Lankan top order! Oshada looks to defend but gets an inside edge as the ball crashes onto the stumps. Oshada walks back to the pavilion without scoring.
4.4
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James Anderson to Oshada Fernando. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to point for no runs, fielded by Bess.
4.3
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James Anderson to Oshada Fernando. Seaming in length ball, to leg on the front foot glancing, Play and Miss (Leg Side) to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
4.2
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James Anderson to Oshada Fernando. Seaming in length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
4.1
W
OUT! Caught. James Anderson to Kusal Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, outside edge in the air uncontrolled to first slip, by Root. Anderson draws first blood! Poor shot selection! Perera looks to drive but gets an outside edge. Root takes an excellent catch to dismiss Perera for six.
In over# 4
Runs : 5 Bowler: Sam Curran Wickets : 0
Over 4. 5 runs. Bowler: Sam Curran. Sri Lanka: 0-7(rr 1.75)
3.6
1
Sam Curran to Kusal Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, inside edge to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Wood.
3.5
4
FOUR! Sam Curran to Kusal Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past long on for 4 runs.
3.4
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Sam Curran to Kusal Perera. Length ball, to leg on the front foot glancing, Play and Miss (Leg Side) to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
3.3
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Sam Curran to Kusal Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs.
3.2
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Sam Curran to Kusal Perera. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, hit pad to point for no runs, fielded by Bairstow.
3.1
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Sam Curran to Kusal Perera. Out-swinging length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
In over# 3
Runs : 2 Bowler: James Anderson Wickets : 0
Over 3. 2 runs. Bowler: James Anderson. Sri Lanka: 0-2(rr 0.67)
2.6
1
James Anderson to Kusal Perera. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to short extra cover for 1 run, fielded by Curran.
2.5
1
James Anderson to Lahiru Thirimanne. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot dropped, to short extra cover for 1 run, fielded by Curran.
2.4
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James Anderson to Lahiru Thirimanne. Back of a length, to leg on the back foot defending, to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
2.3
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James Anderson to Lahiru Thirimanne. Back of a length, middle stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
2.2
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James Anderson to Lahiru Thirimanne. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
2.1
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James Anderson to Lahiru Thirimanne. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot defending, to silly mid off for no runs, fielded by Anderson.
In over# 2
Runs : 0 Bowler: Sam Curran Wickets : 0
Over 2. no runs. Bowler: Sam Curran. Sri Lanka: 0-0(rr 0.00)
1.6
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Sam Curran to Kusal Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
1.5
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Sam Curran to Kusal Perera. Out-swinging length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
1.4
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Sam Curran to Kusal Perera. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
1.3
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Sam Curran to Kusal Perera. Out-swinging length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
1.2
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APPEAL! Sam Curran to Kusal Perera. In-swinging length ball, middle stump on the front foot working, hit pad to point for no runs, appeal made for L.B.W.
1.1
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Sam Curran to Kusal Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
In over# 1
Runs : 0 Bowler: James Anderson Wickets : 0
Over 1. no runs. Bowler: James Anderson. Sri Lanka: 0-0(rr 0.00)
0.6
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James Anderson to Lahiru Thirimanne. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
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James Anderson to Lahiru Thirimanne. Seaming away back of a length, middle stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
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James Anderson to Lahiru Thirimanne. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
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James Anderson to Lahiru Thirimanne. Length ball, off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Buttler.
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James Anderson to Lahiru Thirimanne. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
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NEW BALL. James Anderson to Lahiru Thirimanne. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Lawrence.
-1.0
Start of Sri Lanka Innings. Welcome to the second and final Test between Sri Lanka and England. England is currently 1-0 up in the series and will look to whitewash the hosts. Sri Lanka, on the other hand, will be itching to level the series. Pace veteran Anderson is back in the playing 11 for England which will further boost their confidence. Sri Lanka has made three changes with Lakmal, Oshada Fernando and debutant Ramesh Mendis coming into the side. Sri Lanka has won the toss and elected to bat first. Here we go..
-1.0
Start of Innings. Welcome to the second and final Test between Sri Lanka and England. England is currently 1-0 up in the series and will look to whitewash the hosts. Sri Lanka, on the other hand, will be itching to level the series. Pace veteran Anderson is back in the playing 11 for England which will further boost their confidence. Sri Lanka has made three changes with Lakmal, Oshada Fernando and debutant Ramesh Mendis coming into the side. Sri Lanka has won the toss and elected to bat first. Here we go..
-1.0
Start of Innings. Welcome to the second and final Test between Sri Lanka and England. England is currently 1-0 up in the series and will look to whitewash the hosts. Sri Lanka, on the other hand, will itching to level the series. Pace veteran Anderson is back in the playing 11 for England which will further boost their confidence. Sri Lanka has made three changes with Lakmal, Oshada Fernando and debutant Ramesh Mendis coming into the side. Sri Lanka has won the toss and elected to bat first. Here we go..
-1.0
Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat.
-1.0
Teams will be announced at the toss
In over# 117
Runs : 0 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 1
Over 117. no runs. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 10-344(rr 2.94)
116.1
W
OUT! L.B.W. Dilruwan Perera to Jack Leach. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot sweeping, hit pad to. Trapped in front! Leach looks to sweep but misses it as the ball raps onto his pads. A loud shout for LBW and up goes the finger. England opts for the review. The replay shows three reds and the wickets would be hitting. England loses its review. Leach departs for a run. That's the end of England's innings they have got all out for 344 and trail by 37. Sri Lanka will try to score quick and declare to improve their chances of winning. On the other hand, England will be looking for early wickets. Join us in a few minutes.
In over# 116
Runs : 5 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Over 116. 5 runs. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 9-344(rr 2.97)
115.6
4
FOUR! Lasith Embuldeniya to James Anderson. Stock ball half volley, outside off stump on the front foot reverse sweeping, well timed past third man for 4 runs.
115.5
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Jack Leach. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
115.4
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Jack Leach. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
115.3
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Jack Leach. Stock length ball, outside off stump down the track driving, to extra cover for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
115.2
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Jack Leach. Stock ball half volley, outside off stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
115.1
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Jack Leach. Stock ball half volley, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
In over# 115
Runs : 0 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 1
Over 115. no runs. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 9-339(rr 2.95)
114.6
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Dilruwan Perera to James Anderson. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
114.5
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Dilruwan Perera to James Anderson. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
114.4
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Dilruwan Perera to James Anderson. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
114.3
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Dilruwan Perera to James Anderson. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Perera. Welcome back to Day 4 live-action. England are at 339-9, and they trail by 42 with Anderson and Leach in the middle. They will hope to wipe out the deficit before bundling out. The game is evenly poised and could be anyone's for the taking. Here we go.
114.2
W
OUT! Run Out. Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot working, to short leg, direct hit by Fernando. A sad ending for a fairytale performance! Root walks back in agony! Root works the ball, but a direct throw from Oshada ensures that Root was well short of the crease. Root departs for well deserved 186. That's stumps on Day 3. Root was the building block of England's batting order playing throughout the day but sadly couldn't find a partner to support him till the end. For Sri Lanka, Embuldeniya had a field day at the office scalping seven wickets to his name. Join us tomorrow for Day 4 live-action. Until then, Cheers.
114.1
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Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
In over# 114
Runs : 1 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Over 114. 1 run. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 8-339(rr 2.97)
113.6
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Jack Leach. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, hit body to silly point for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
113.5
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Jack Leach. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to point for no runs, fielded by Lakmal.
113.4
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Jack Leach. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
113.3
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Jack Leach. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump moves in front defending, to leg slip for no runs, fielded by Mathews.
113.2
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball half volley, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, to mid on for 1 run, fielded by Fernando.
113.1
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
In over# 113
Runs : 1 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 0
Over 113. 1 run. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 8-338(rr 2.99)
112.6
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Dilruwan Perera to Jack Leach. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Lakmal.
112.5
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Dilruwan Perera to Jack Leach. Off break length ball, middle stump on the back foot defending, to silly mid on for no runs, fielded by Perera.
112.4
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Dilruwan Perera to Jack Leach. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to cover for no runs.
112.3
1
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track working, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Chandimal.
112.2
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Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, off stump on the back foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
112.1
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Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
In over# 112
Runs : 1 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 1
Over 112. 1 run. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 8-337(rr 3.01)
111.6
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Jack Leach. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump moves in front defending, to first slip for no runs, fielded by Thirimanne.
111.5
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Jack Leach. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
111.4
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Jack Leach. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, hit body to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
111.3
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Jack Leach. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
111.2
W
OUT! Caught. Lasith Embuldeniya to Mark Wood. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot slog sweeping, top edge in the air uncontrolled to first slip, by Thirimanne. Embuldeniya has purged English batters for fun! Wood looks to slog but gets a top edge. Thirimanne takes a fine catch to dismiss Wood for a run.
111.1
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball back of a length, off stump on the back foot driving, to deep point for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
In over# 111
Runs : 3 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 0
Over 111. 3 runs. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 7-336(rr 3.03)
110.6
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Dilruwan Perera to Mark Wood. Off break back of a length, off stump on the back foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
110.5
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Dilruwan Perera to Mark Wood. Off break length ball, middle stump on the back foot working, to leg slip for no runs, fielded by Mathews.
110.4
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Dilruwan Perera to Mark Wood. Off break back of a length, outside off stump moves in front working, to leg slip for no runs, fielded by Mathews.
110.3
1
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
110.2
1
Dilruwan Perera to Mark Wood. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run, mis-fielded by Chandimal.
110.1
1
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break half volley, middle stump on the front foot sweeping, to deep backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
In over# 110
Runs : 1 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 1
Over 110. 1 run. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 7-333(rr 3.03)
109.6
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Mark Wood. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
109.5
W
OUT! Caught. Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, outside edge to first slip, by Thirimanne. Embuldeniya continues his exploits with England's batting order! Bess looks to defend but nicks it. Thirimanne takes a simple catch to dismiss Bess for 32.
109.4
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
109.3
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APPEAL! Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, outside edge to second slip for no runs, fielded by Fernando, appeal made for Caught.
109.2
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
109.1
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
In over# 109
Runs : 7 Bowler: Ramesh Mendis Wickets : 0
Over 109. 7 runs. Bowler: Ramesh Mendis. England: 6-332(rr 3.05)
108.6
1
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Embuldeniya.
108.5
1
Ramesh Mendis to Dom Bess. Off break length ball, middle stump down the track working, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
108.4
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Ramesh Mendis to Dom Bess. Off break length ball, middle stump on the back foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
108.3
4
FOUR! Ramesh Mendis to Dom Bess. Off break back of a length, down leg side on the back foot glancing, well timed past fine leg for 4 runs.
108.2
1
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, to leg on the back foot pulling, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
108.1
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Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot reverse sweeping, hit body to first slip for no runs, fielded by Thirimanne.
In over# 108
Runs : 0 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Over 108. no runs. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 6-325(rr 3.01)
107.6
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to extra cover for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
107.5
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock ball half volley, middle stump on the front foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
107.4
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to point for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
107.3
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
107.2
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock ball half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to extra cover for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
107.1
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
In over# 107
Runs : 2 Bowler: Ramesh Mendis Wickets : 0
Over 107. 2 runs. Bowler: Ramesh Mendis. England: 6-325(rr 3.04)
106.6
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Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, middle stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal. Root is leading from the front with tremendous resilience.
106.5
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Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to point for no runs, fielded by Thirimanne.
106.4
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Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break length ball, down leg side no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
106.3
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Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break length ball, down leg side on the front foot sweeping, to leg slip for no runs, fielded by Mathews.
106.2
1
Ramesh Mendis to Dom Bess. Off break length ball, down leg side down the track working, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
106.1
1
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break length ball, middle stump on the front foot working, to deep backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
In over# 106
Runs : 3 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Over 106. 3 runs. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 6-323(rr 3.05)
105.6
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, outside off stump down the track working, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
105.5
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
105.4
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to point for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
105.3
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, top edge in the air uncontrolled to short third man for 1 run, fielded by Wanigamuni.
105.2
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball back of a length, off stump on the back foot pushing, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
105.1
2
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, well timed to deep backward point for 2 runs, fielded by Perera.
In over# 105
Runs : 0 Bowler: Ramesh Mendis Wickets : 0
Over 105. no runs. Bowler: Ramesh Mendis. England: 6-320(rr 3.05)
104.6
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Ramesh Mendis to Dom Bess. Off break length ball, down leg side on the front foot working, to leg slip for no runs, fielded by Mathews.
104.5
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Ramesh Mendis to Dom Bess. Off break back of a length, down leg side on the back foot glancing, Play and Miss (Leg Side) to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
104.4
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Ramesh Mendis to Dom Bess. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
104.3
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Ramesh Mendis to Dom Bess. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
104.2
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Ramesh Mendis to Dom Bess. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
104.1
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Ramesh Mendis to Dom Bess. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, run save by Chandimal.
In over# 104
Runs : 4 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Over 104. 4 runs. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 6-320(rr 3.08)
103.6
2
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball back of a length, middle stump on the back foot pushing, outside edge to third man for 2 runs, dropped catch by Thirimanne, fielded by Wanigamuni.
103.5
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock ball half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
103.4
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot pushing, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
103.3
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
103.2
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Mathews.
103.1
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
In over# 103
Runs : 3 Bowler: Ramesh Mendis Wickets : 0
Over 103. 3 runs. Bowler: Ramesh Mendis. England: 6-316(rr 3.07)
102.6
1
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, well timed to deep backward square leg for 1 run, run save by Embuldeniya.
102.5
1
Ramesh Mendis to Dom Bess. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track working, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
102.4
1
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to deep backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
102.3
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Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
102.2
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Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
102.1
.
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
In over# 102
Runs : 1 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Over 102. 1 run. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 6-313(rr 3.07)
101.6
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya. English batters are unnerving the Sri Lankan bowling with their diligent batting skills.
101.5
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
101.4
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
101.3
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball half volley, down leg side on the front foot Switch Hit, to deep backward point for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
101.2
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, down leg side on the front foot padded, padded to leg gully for no runs, fielded by Mathews.
101.1
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, down leg side on the front foot padded, padded to leg gully for no runs, fielded by Mathews.
In over# 101
Runs : 1 Bowler: Ramesh Mendis Wickets : 0
Over 101. 1 run. Bowler: Ramesh Mendis. England: 6-312(rr 3.09)
100.6
.
Ramesh Mendis to Dom Bess. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to leg slip for no runs.
100.5
.
APPEAL! Ramesh Mendis to Dom Bess. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot glancing, Play and Miss (Leg Side) to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella, appeal made for Stumped.
100.4
1
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot glancing, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
100.3
.
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break half volley, outside off stump down the track driving, back to bowler for no runs, shy attempt by Wanigamuni.
100.2
.
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Mathews.
100.1
.
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
In over# 100
Runs : 5 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Over 100. 5 runs. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 6-311(rr 3.11)
99.6
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock ball half volley, middle stump on the front foot working, to leg gully for no runs, fielded by Lakmal.
99.5
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock ball back of a length, middle stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
99.4
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, down leg side on the front foot reverse sweeping, to deep point for 1 run, fielded by Wanigamuni.
99.3
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, down leg side on the front foot defending, to silly mid on for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
99.2
4
FOUR! Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, down leg side on the front foot Switch Hit, well timed past deep cover for 4 runs.
99.1
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, down leg side on the front foot padded, padded to short leg for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
In over# 99
Runs : 3 Bowler: Ramesh Mendis Wickets : 0
Over 99. 3 runs. Bowler: Ramesh Mendis. England: 6-306(rr 3.09)
98.6
.
Ramesh Mendis to Dom Bess. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
98.5
.
Ramesh Mendis to Dom Bess. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
98.4
1
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break length ball, off stump on the back foot pulling, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
98.3
.
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
98.2
1
Ramesh Mendis to Dom Bess. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Embuldeniya.
98.1
1
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
In over# 98
Runs : 5 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 0
Over 98. 5 runs. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 6-303(rr 3.09)
97.6
1
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, middle stump on the front foot reverse sweeping, to third man for 1 run, fielded by Fernando.
97.5
.
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, to leg on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
97.4
.
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, down leg side on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
97.3
4
FOUR! Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break full toss, outside off stump down the track driving, well timed past deep extra cover for 4 runs.
97.2
.
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
97.1
.
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
In over# 97
Runs : 7 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Over 97. 7 runs. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 6-298(rr 3.07)
96.6
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Mathews.
96.5
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
96.4
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot working, to deep backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Fernando.
96.3
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
96.2
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball back of a length, to leg on the back foot working, to backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Fernando.
96.1
4
FOUR! Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot sweeping, well timed past deep backward square leg for 4 runs. Root brings up his 150 in style with a boundary. He is scoring all over the park.
In over# 96
Runs : 1 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 0
Over 96. 1 run. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 6-291(rr 3.03)
95.6
.
Dilruwan Perera to Dom Bess. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, hit pad to leg slip for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
95.5
.
Dilruwan Perera to Dom Bess. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, mis-timed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
95.4
.
Dilruwan Perera to Dom Bess. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
95.3
1
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to third man for 1 run, fielded by Fernando.
95.2
.
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track working, to leg gully for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
95.1
.
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, off stump on the back foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Perera.
In over# 95
Runs : 2 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Over 95. 2 runs. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 6-290(rr 3.05)
94.6
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock ball back of a length, to leg on the back foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
94.5
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
94.4
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Mathews.
94.3
.
APPEAL! Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, down leg side on the front foot sweeping, hit pad to short leg for no runs, appeal made for L.B.W.
94.2
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
94.1
2
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, middle stump moves in front sweeping, top edge in the air uncontrolled to fine leg for 2 runs, fielded by Fernando.
In over# 94
Runs : 4 Bowler: Asitha Fernando Wickets : 0
Over 94. 4 runs. Bowler: Asitha Fernando. England: 6-288(rr 3.06)
93.6
1
Asitha Fernando to Dom Bess. Short, middle stump on the back foot pulling, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Lakmal.
93.5
2
Asitha Fernando to Dom Bess. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to deep cover for 2 runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
93.4
.
Asitha Fernando to Dom Bess. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Perera.
93.3
.
Asitha Fernando to Dom Bess. Out-swinging length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
93.2
1
Asitha Fernando to Joe Root. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to deep backward point for 1 run, fielded by Embuldeniya.
93.1
.
Asitha Fernando to Joe Root. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs.
In over# 93
Runs : 9 Bowler: Suranga Lakmal Wickets : 0
Over 93. 9 runs. Bowler: Suranga Lakmal. England: 6-284(rr 3.05)
92.6
.
Suranga Lakmal to Dom Bess. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
92.5
4
FOUR! Suranga Lakmal to Dom Bess. Short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, top edge in the air uncontrolled past fine leg for 4 runs.
92.4
4
FOUR! Suranga Lakmal to Dom Bess. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, well timed past deep backward point for 4 runs.
92.3
1
Suranga Lakmal to Joe Root. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to extra cover for 1 run, run save by Wanigamuni, fielded by Chandimal.
92.2
.
Suranga Lakmal to Joe Root. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
92.1
.
Suranga Lakmal to Joe Root. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Lakmal.
In over# 92
Runs : 4 Bowler: Asitha Fernando Wickets : 0
Over 92. 4 runs. Bowler: Asitha Fernando. England: 6-275(rr 2.99)
91.6
4
FOUR! Asitha Fernando to Dom Bess. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep extra cover for 4 runs. Sublime drive! Bess drives it with grace to the ropes for a boundary.
91.5
.
Asitha Fernando to Dom Bess. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
91.4
.
Asitha Fernando to Dom Bess. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
91.3
.
Asitha Fernando to Dom Bess. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to point for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
91.2
.
Asitha Fernando to Dom Bess. Seaming away back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
91.1
.
Asitha Fernando to Dom Bess. Seaming away length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
In over# 91
Runs : 0 Bowler: Suranga Lakmal Wickets : 0
Over 91. no runs. Bowler: Suranga Lakmal. England: 6-271(rr 2.98)
90.6
.
Suranga Lakmal to Joe Root. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
90.5
.
Suranga Lakmal to Joe Root. Seaming in length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
90.4
.
Suranga Lakmal to Joe Root. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
90.3
.
Suranga Lakmal to Joe Root. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
90.2
.
Suranga Lakmal to Joe Root. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
90.1
.
Suranga Lakmal to Joe Root. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
In over# 90
Runs : 3 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Over 90. 3 runs. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 6-271(rr 3.01)
89.6
2
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, to leg on the front foot working, to mid wicket for 2 runs, fielded by Fernando.
89.5
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock ball back of a length, middle stump on the front foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
89.4
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
89.3
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to point for no runs, fielded by Mathews.
89.2
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
89.1
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot pushing, to point for no runs, fielded by Mathews.
In over# 89
Runs : 0 Bowler: Suranga Lakmal Wickets : 0
Over 89. no runs. Bowler: Suranga Lakmal. England: 6-268(rr 3.01)
88.6
.
Suranga Lakmal to Dom Bess. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
88.5
.
Suranga Lakmal to Dom Bess. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
88.4
.
Suranga Lakmal to Dom Bess. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
88.3
.
Suranga Lakmal to Dom Bess. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
88.2
.
Suranga Lakmal to Dom Bess. Length ball, off stump on the front foot driving, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
88.1
.
Suranga Lakmal to Dom Bess. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
In over# 88
Runs : 2 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Over 88. 2 runs. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 6-268(rr 3.05)
87.6
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball back of a length, off stump on the back foot pushing, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Mathews.
87.5
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Mathews.
87.4
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Fernando.
87.3
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, to silly mid on for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
87.2
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
87.1
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
In over# 87
Runs : 3 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 0
Over 87. 7 runs. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 6-266(rr 3.06)
86.6
1
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track working, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Lakmal. Can the Sri Lankan bowlers make the new ball work in their favour? Let's see.
86.5
.
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, Play and Miss (Leg Side) past fine leg for 4 runs, mis-fielded by Dickwella.
86.4
1
Dilruwan Perera to Dom Bess. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Chandimal.
86.3
.
Dilruwan Perera to Dom Bess. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
86.2
.
Dilruwan Perera to Dom Bess. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track defending, to first slip for no runs, fielded by Thirimanne.
86.1
1
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Fernando, fielded by Embuldeniya.
In over# 86
Runs : 2 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Over 86. 2 runs. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 6-259(rr 3.01)
85.6
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock ball back of a length, to leg on the back foot working, to leg gully for no runs, fielded by Lakmal.
85.5
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to gully for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
85.4
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
85.3
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
85.2
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
85.2
1
No ball Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, to short leg for 1 run, fielded by Fernando.
85.1
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to deep backward point for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
In over# 85
Runs : 1 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 0
Over 85. 1 run. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 6-257(rr 3.02)
84.6
.
Dilruwan Perera to Dom Bess. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot glancing, Play and Miss (Leg Side) to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
84.5
.
Dilruwan Perera to Dom Bess. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
84.4
.
Dilruwan Perera to Dom Bess. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
84.3
.
Dilruwan Perera to Dom Bess. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
84.2
.
Dilruwan Perera to Dom Bess. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Perera.
84.1
1
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, well timed to deep backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
In over# 84
Runs : 1 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Over 84. 1 run. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 6-256(rr 3.05)
83.6
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock ball back of a length, to leg on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
83.5
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
83.4
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
83.3
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
83.2
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to deep backward point for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
83.1
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
In over# 83
Runs : 3 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 0
Over 83. 3 runs. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 6-255(rr 3.07)
82.6
1
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
82.5
1
Dilruwan Perera to Dom Bess. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track working, to deep square leg for 1 run, fielded by Embuldeniya.
82.4
1
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
82.3
.
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, middle stump on the front foot reverse sweeping, mis-timed to short fine leg for no runs, fielded by Mathews.
82.2
.
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
82.1
.
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
In over# 82
Runs : 1 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 1
Over 82. 1 run. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 6-252(rr 3.07)
81.6
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
81.5
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
81.4
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
81.3
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dom Bess. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
81.2
W
OUT! Caught. Lasith Embuldeniya to Sam Curran. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, outside edge to first slip, by Thirimanne. Embuldeniya picks his fifth wicket! Curran looks to defend but edges it. Thirimanne takes a good catch to dismiss Curran for 13. That's Tea on Day 3. Sri Lankans are currently having the upper hand and will try to bundle out England as early as possible. England would hope their skipper would help them play through the day and post a decent total. Join us for the final session in about 20 minutes.
81.1
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
In over# 81
Runs : 7 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 0
Over 81. 7 runs. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 5-251(rr 3.10)
80.6
6
SIX! Dilruwan Perera to Sam Curran. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track Slog, well timed in the air under control over long on for 6 runs.
80.5
.
Dilruwan Perera to Sam Curran. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
80.4
.
Dilruwan Perera to Sam Curran. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Perera.
80.3
.
APPEAL! Dilruwan Perera to Sam Curran. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, hit pad to point for no runs, appeal made for L.B.W.
80.2
.
Dilruwan Perera to Sam Curran. Off break length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
80.1
1
NEW BALL. Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
In over# 80
Runs : 3 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Over 80. 3 runs. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 5-244(rr 3.05)
79.6
2
Lasith Embuldeniya to Sam Curran. Stock ball half volley, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, outside edge to third man for 2 runs, fielded by Thirimanne.
79.5
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Sam Curran. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
79.4
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball half volley, off stump on the front foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Wanigamuni.
79.3
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball back of a length, middle stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
79.2
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
79.1
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball back of a length, middle stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
In over# 79
Runs : 3 Bowler: Ramesh Mendis Wickets : 0
Over 79. 3 runs. Bowler: Ramesh Mendis. England: 5-241(rr 3.05)
78.6
1
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
78.5
.
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot glancing, to short fine leg for no runs, fielded by Mathews.
78.4
1
Ramesh Mendis to Sam Curran. Off break back of a length, middle stump on the back foot working, to short leg for 1 run, direct hit by Dickwella.
78.3
.
Ramesh Mendis to Sam Curran. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
78.2
.
Ramesh Mendis to Sam Curran. Off break length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
78.1
1
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, to deep backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
In over# 78
Runs : 0 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 0
Over 78. no runs. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 5-238(rr 3.05)
77.6
.
Dilruwan Perera to Sam Curran. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Perera.
77.5
.
Dilruwan Perera to Sam Curran. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to cover for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
77.4
.
Dilruwan Perera to Sam Curran. Off break length ball, middle stump on the front foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
77.3
.
Dilruwan Perera to Sam Curran. Off break length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Perera.
77.2
.
Dilruwan Perera to Sam Curran. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to point for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
77.1
.
Dilruwan Perera to Sam Curran. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
In over# 77
Runs : 2 Bowler: Ramesh Mendis Wickets : 0
Over 77. 2 runs. Bowler: Ramesh Mendis. England: 5-238(rr 3.09)
76.6
.
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal. Sri Lanka in the driver's seat after picking the wicket of Buttler.
76.5
.
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, to short fine leg for no runs, fielded by Mathews.
76.4
1
Ramesh Mendis to Sam Curran. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Embuldeniya.
76.3
.
Ramesh Mendis to Sam Curran. Off break back of a length, off stump on the back foot driving, to cover for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
76.2
.
Ramesh Mendis to Sam Curran. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Perera.
76.1
1
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
In over# 76
Runs : 1 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 0
Over 76. 1 run. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 5-236(rr 3.11)
75.6
.
Dilruwan Perera to Sam Curran. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
75.5
.
Dilruwan Perera to Sam Curran. Off break length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
75.4
.
Dilruwan Perera to Sam Curran. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Perera.
75.3
.
Dilruwan Perera to Sam Curran. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
75.2
1
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Fernando.
75.1
.
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
In over# 75
Runs : 1 Bowler: Ramesh Mendis Wickets : 0
Over 75. 1 run. Bowler: Ramesh Mendis. England: 5-235(rr 3.13)
74.6
.
Ramesh Mendis to Sam Curran. Off break back of a length, middle stump on the back foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
74.5
.
Ramesh Mendis to Sam Curran. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot driving, mis-timed to point for no runs, fielded by Perera.
74.4
.
Ramesh Mendis to Sam Curran. Off break length ball, middle stump on the back foot defending, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
74.3
.
Ramesh Mendis to Sam Curran. Off break length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
74.2
1
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Embuldeniya.
74.1
.
APPEAL! Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, bat-pad back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni, appeal made for L.B.W.
In over# 74
Runs : 2 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 0
Over 74. 2 runs. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 5-234(rr 3.16)
73.6
.
Dilruwan Perera to Sam Curran. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Perera.
73.5
.
Dilruwan Perera to Sam Curran. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly mid on for no runs, fielded by Perera.
73.4
.
Dilruwan Perera to Sam Curran. Off break back of a length, off stump on the back foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
73.3
1
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, off stump on the back foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Fernando.
73.2
.
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
73.1
1
Dilruwan Perera to Sam Curran. Off break full toss, middle stump on the front foot working, to fine leg for 1 run.
In over# 73
Runs : 1 Bowler: Ramesh Mendis Wickets : 0
Over 73. 1 run. Bowler: Ramesh Mendis. England: 5-232(rr 3.18)
72.6
1
Ramesh Mendis to Sam Curran. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Embuldeniya.
72.5
.
Ramesh Mendis to Sam Curran. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to cover for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
72.4
.
Ramesh Mendis to Sam Curran. Off break back of a length, middle stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Lakmal.
72.3
.
Ramesh Mendis to Sam Curran. Off break length ball, middle stump on the front foot pushing, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
72.2
.
Ramesh Mendis to Sam Curran. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
72.1
.
Ramesh Mendis to Sam Curran. Off break back of a length, off stump on the back foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
In over# 72
Runs : 2 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 0
Over 72. 2 runs. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 5-231(rr 3.21)
71.6
.
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, to leg on the back foot working, to short fine leg for no runs, fielded by Mathews.
71.5
1
Dilruwan Perera to Sam Curran. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Embuldeniya.
71.4
.
Dilruwan Perera to Sam Curran. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
71.3
.
Dilruwan Perera to Sam Curran. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot working, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Perera.
71.2
.
Dilruwan Perera to Sam Curran. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
71.1
1
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, middle stump on the back foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Fernando.
In over# 71
Runs : 1 Bowler: Ramesh Mendis Wickets : 1
Over 71. 1 run. Bowler: Ramesh Mendis. England: 5-229(rr 3.23)
70.6
.
Ramesh Mendis to Sam Curran. Off break length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
70.5
W
OUT! Caught. Ramesh Mendis to Jos Buttler. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot reverse sweeping, inside edge in the air uncontrolled to short leg, by Fernando. Unfortunate for Buttler! Buttler looks to reverse sweep but edges it as the ball hits his shoes and carries to Oshada. A loud shout for a catch, Umpire goes upstairs to check and signals out. Buttler departs for 55.
70.4
1
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
70.3
.
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to short leg for no runs, shy attempt by Fernando.
70.2
.
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
70.1
.
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
In over# 70
Runs : 3 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Over 70. 3 runs. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 4-228(rr 3.26)
69.6
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
69.5
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
69.4
2
Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock ball back of a length, middle stump backing away driving, outside edge to third man for 2 runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
69.3
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
69.2
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock ball back of a length, middle stump on the back foot pushing, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
69.1
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball back of a length, to leg on the back foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Fernando.
In over# 69
Runs : 2 Bowler: Ramesh Mendis Wickets : 0
Over 69. 2 runs. Bowler: Ramesh Mendis. England: 4-225(rr 3.26)
68.6
1
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, down leg side on the back foot working, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
68.5
.
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
68.4
.
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, outside off stump Deep in crease working, to short fine leg for no runs, fielded by Mathews.
68.3
.
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot working, to short fine leg for no runs, fielded by Mathews.
68.2
1
Ramesh Mendis to Jos Buttler. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot sweeping, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
68.1
.
Ramesh Mendis to Jos Buttler. Off break length ball, middle stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
In over# 68
Runs : 6 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Over 68. 6 runs. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 4-223(rr 3.28)
67.6
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Thirimanne.
67.5
4
FOUR! Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball full toss, middle stump on the front foot flick, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs.
67.4
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
67.3
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, to point for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
67.2
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock ball back of a length, off stump on the back foot pushing, to point for 1 run, shy attempt by Wanigamuni, fielded by Fernando.
67.1
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot driving, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
In over# 67
Runs : 1 Bowler: Ramesh Mendis Wickets : 0
Over 67. 1 run. Bowler: Ramesh Mendis. England: 4-217(rr 3.24)
66.6
.
Ramesh Mendis to Jos Buttler. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short fine leg for no runs, fielded by Perera.
66.5
.
Ramesh Mendis to Jos Buttler. Off break back of a length, middle stump on the back foot glancing, Play and Miss (Leg Side) to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
66.4
.
Ramesh Mendis to Jos Buttler. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
66.3
1
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to deep square leg for 1 run, fielded by Embuldeniya.
66.2
.
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
66.1
.
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
In over# 66
Runs : 5 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Over 66. 5 runs. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 4-216(rr 3.27)
65.6
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
65.5
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
65.4
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock length ball, to leg on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
65.3
4
FOUR! Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed past deep backward point for 4 runs. Buttler brings up his 18th Test fifty in style.
65.2
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot driving, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
65.1
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to point for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
In over# 65
Runs : 2 Bowler: Ramesh Mendis Wickets : 0
Over 65. 2 runs. Bowler: Ramesh Mendis. England: 4-211(rr 3.25)
64.6
.
Ramesh Mendis to Jos Buttler. Off break back of a length, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
64.5
1
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Embuldeniya.
64.4
.
Ramesh Mendis to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
64.3
1
Ramesh Mendis to Jos Buttler. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Lakmal.
64.2
.
Ramesh Mendis to Jos Buttler. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot working, inside edge to short fine leg for no runs, fielded by Perera.
64.1
.
Ramesh Mendis to Jos Buttler. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
In over# 64
Runs : 6 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 0
Over 64. 6 runs. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 4-209(rr 3.27)
63.6
1
Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break back of a length, to leg on the back foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Fernando.
63.5
.
Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break length ball, middle stump on the back foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
63.4
4
FOUR! Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break length ball, middle stump on the front foot reverse sweeping, well timed past deep backward point for 4 runs. Innovative stroke! Buttler reverse sweeps the ball to the ropes for a boundary.
63.3
.
Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break length ball, to leg on the front foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
63.2
1
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, to leg on the back foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Fernando.
63.1
.
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, middle stump on the front foot driving, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Perera.
In over# 63
Runs : 5 Bowler: Suranga Lakmal Wickets : 0
Over 63. 5 runs. Bowler: Suranga Lakmal. England: 4-203(rr 3.22)
62.6
.
Suranga Lakmal to Jos Buttler. Seaming in length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
62.5
.
Suranga Lakmal to Jos Buttler. Seaming in length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Mathews.
62.4
.
Suranga Lakmal to Jos Buttler. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to point for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
62.3
4
FOUR! Suranga Lakmal to Jos Buttler. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep cover for 4 runs.
62.2
1
Suranga Lakmal to Joe Root. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Fernando.
62.1
.
Suranga Lakmal to Joe Root. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
In over# 62
Runs : 4 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 0
Over 62. 4 runs. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 4-198(rr 3.19)
61.6
2
Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot reverse sweeping, to deep backward point for 2 runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
61.5
.
Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, mis-fielded by Dickwella.
61.4
1
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track working, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Mathews.
61.3
.
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot reverse sweeping, mis-timed to first slip for no runs, fielded by Thirimanne.
61.2
.
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
61.1
1
Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break full toss, outside off stump on the front foot reverse sweeping, to third man for 1 run, fielded by Embuldeniya.
In over# 61
Runs : 0 Bowler: Suranga Lakmal Wickets : 0
Over 61. no runs. Bowler: Suranga Lakmal. England: 4-194(rr 3.18)
60.6
.
Suranga Lakmal to Joe Root. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, hit pad to leg gully for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
60.5
.
Suranga Lakmal to Joe Root. Bouncer, outside off stump on the back foot hooking, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
60.4
.
Suranga Lakmal to Joe Root. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
60.3
.
Suranga Lakmal to Joe Root. Yorker, off stump on the back foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
60.2
.
Suranga Lakmal to Joe Root. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to square leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
60.1
.
Suranga Lakmal to Joe Root. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Lakmal.
In over# 60
Runs : 3 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 0
Over 60. 3 runs. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 4-194(rr 3.23)
59.6
1
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, to deep backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Lakmal. A good start post-lunch for England. They would like to keep it this way.
59.5
1
Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, hit pad to point for 1 run, fielded by Thirimanne.
59.4
1
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break half volley, off stump down the track driving, to mid on for 1 run, mis-fielded by Chandimal, fielded by Perera.
59.3
.
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break half volley, middle stump on the front foot sweeping, to short fine leg for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
59.2
.
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track driving, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Perera.
59.1
.
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Perera.
In over# 59
Runs : 1 Bowler: Suranga Lakmal Wickets : 0
Over 59. 1 run. Bowler: Suranga Lakmal. England: 4-191(rr 3.24)
58.6
.
Suranga Lakmal to Jos Buttler. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Mathews.
58.5
.
Suranga Lakmal to Jos Buttler. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
58.4
.
Suranga Lakmal to Jos Buttler. Seaming in length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, mis-timed to mid off for no runs, fielded by Mathews.
58.3
.
Suranga Lakmal to Jos Buttler. Seaming in back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to point for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
58.2
.
Suranga Lakmal to Jos Buttler. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
58.1
1
Suranga Lakmal to Joe Root. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot flick, to deep square leg for 1 run, fielded by Embuldeniya.
In over# 58
Runs : 3 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Over 58. 3 runs. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 4-190(rr 3.28)
57.6
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
57.5
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to deep point for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
57.4
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump backing away driving, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
57.3
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot driving, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
57.2
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball back of a length, middle stump on the back foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
57.1
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
In over# 57
Runs : 0 Bowler: Suranga Lakmal Wickets : 0
Over 57. no runs. Bowler: Suranga Lakmal. England: 4-187(rr 3.28)
56.6
.
Suranga Lakmal to Jos Buttler. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Mathews.
56.5
.
Suranga Lakmal to Jos Buttler. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Mathews.
56.4
.
Suranga Lakmal to Jos Buttler. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly mid on for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
56.3
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Suranga Lakmal to Jos Buttler. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to leg gully for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
56.2
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Suranga Lakmal to Jos Buttler. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to silly mid on for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
56.1
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Suranga Lakmal to Jos Buttler. Back of a length, off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
In over# 56
Runs : 6 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Over 56. 6 runs. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 4-187(rr 3.34)
55.6
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball half volley, middle stump on the front foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
55.5
3
Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock ball half volley, to leg on the front foot working, inside edge to fine leg for 3 runs, fielded by Lakmal.
55.4
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball half volley, to leg on the front foot working, to short leg for 1 run, fielded by Dickwella.
55.3
2
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, well timed to deep mid wicket for 2 runs, fielded by Fernando.
55.2
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball back of a length, middle stump Deep in crease defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
55.1
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball half volley, middle stump on the front foot working, inside edge to short fine leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
In over# 55
Runs : 3 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 0
Over 55. 3 runs. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 4-181(rr 3.29)
54.6
1
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, well timed to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera. That's Lunch on Day 3. England will need to build huge partnerships and bat throughout the day to improve their chances of winning. Sri Lanka will try to bundle out England today and put them on the back foot for the rest of the game. Join us in about 40 minutes for the post-lunch session.
54.5
1
Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break back of a length, off stump on the back foot working, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
54.4
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Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
54.3
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Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
54.2
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Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short fine leg for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
54.1
1
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Embuldeniya.
In over# 54
Runs : 3 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Over 54. 3 runs. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 4-178(rr 3.30)
53.6
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
53.5
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock ball back of a length, off stump on the back foot pushing, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
53.4
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock ball back of a length, off stump on the back foot pushing, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
53.3
2
Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock length ball, to leg on the front foot working, to mid wicket for 2 runs, fielded by Fernando.
53.2
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, to leg on the front foot working, to square leg for 1 run, fielded by Fernando.
53.1
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
In over# 53
Runs : 2 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 0
Over 53. 2 runs. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 4-175(rr 3.30)
52.6
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Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
52.5
1
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track working, hit pad to short extra cover for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
52.4
1
Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot reverse sweeping, to deep backward point for 1 run, fielded by Embuldeniya.
52.3
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Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
52.2
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Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
52.1
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APPEAL! Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot reverse sweeping, inside edge to leg gully for no runs, fielded by Fernando, appeal made for Caught.
In over# 52
Runs : 9 Bowler: Asitha Fernando Wickets : 0
Over 52. 9 runs. Bowler: Asitha Fernando. England: 4-173(rr 3.33)
51.6
.
Asitha Fernando to Joe Root. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to fourth slip for no runs, fielded by Perera.
51.5
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Asitha Fernando to Joe Root. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Perera.
51.4
1
Asitha Fernando to Jos Buttler. Length ball, to leg on the front foot working, to deep backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Lakmal.
51.3
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Asitha Fernando to Jos Buttler. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
51.2
4
FOUR! Asitha Fernando to Jos Buttler. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, well timed past deep backward point for 4 runs. Back to back boundaries for Buttler! Buttler steers it to the ropes for a boundary.
51.1
4
FOUR! Asitha Fernando to Jos Buttler. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep extra cover for 4 runs.
In over# 51
Runs : 4 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 0
Over 51. 4 runs. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 4-164(rr 3.22)
50.6
3
Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to deep cover for 3 runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
50.5
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Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break length ball, to leg on the front foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
50.4
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Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break length ball, middle stump on the front foot working, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Lakmal.
50.3
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Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
50.2
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Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
50.1
1
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break full toss, outside off stump down the track working, to mid on for 1 run, run save by Lakmal.
In over# 50
Runs : 1 Bowler: Asitha Fernando Wickets : 0
Over 50. 1 run. Bowler: Asitha Fernando. England: 4-160(rr 3.20)
49.6
1
Asitha Fernando to Joe Root. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to deep backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Embuldeniya.
49.5
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Asitha Fernando to Joe Root. Length ball, off stump on the front foot driving, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Mathews.
49.4
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Asitha Fernando to Joe Root. Back of a length, off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
49.3
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Asitha Fernando to Joe Root. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Perera.
49.2
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Asitha Fernando to Joe Root. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Perera.
49.1
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Asitha Fernando to Joe Root. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
In over# 49
Runs : 5 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 0
Over 49. 5 runs. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 4-159(rr 3.24)
48.6
.
Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot glancing, to short fine leg for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
48.5
2
Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot reverse sweeping, well timed to deep backward point for 2 runs, fielded by Fernando.
48.4
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Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
48.3
1
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Embuldeniya. That brings up the 19th Test century for Root. An innings marked with sheer class and elegance.
48.2
1
Dilruwan Perera to Jos Buttler. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot reverse sweeping, to third man for 1 run, fielded by Fernando.
48.1
1
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, inside edge to short mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Chandimal.
In over# 48
Runs : 1 Bowler: Asitha Fernando Wickets : 0
Over 48. 1 run. Bowler: Asitha Fernando. England: 4-154(rr 3.21)
47.6
.
Asitha Fernando to Jos Buttler. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
47.5
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Asitha Fernando to Jos Buttler. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
47.4
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Asitha Fernando to Jos Buttler. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
47.3
1
Asitha Fernando to Joe Root. Half volley, to leg on the front foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Embuldeniya.
47.2
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Asitha Fernando to Joe Root. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Perera.
47.1
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Asitha Fernando to Joe Root. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
In over# 47
Runs : 1 Bowler: Suranga Lakmal Wickets : 0
Over 47. 1 run. Bowler: Suranga Lakmal. England: 4-153(rr 3.26)
46.6
.
Suranga Lakmal to Jos Buttler. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
46.5
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Suranga Lakmal to Jos Buttler. Seaming in length ball, outside off stump on the front foot Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
46.4
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Suranga Lakmal to Jos Buttler. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
46.3
.
Suranga Lakmal to Jos Buttler. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
46.2
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Suranga Lakmal to Jos Buttler. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to square leg for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
46.1
1
Suranga Lakmal to Joe Root. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, inside edge to deep backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Embuldeniya.
In over# 46
Runs : 10 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Over 46. 10 runs. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 4-152(rr 3.30)
45.6
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot pushing, to silly mid off for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
45.5
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
45.5
1
No ball Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock ball back of a length, to leg on the back foot working, to short leg for 1 run, fielded by Fernando.
45.4
4
FOUR! Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot slog sweeping, well timed in the air under control past deep mid wicket for 4 runs.
45.3
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball half volley, off stump on the front foot driving, to deep point for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
45.2
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball back of a length, to leg on the back foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
45.1
4
FOUR! Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball half volley, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Elegant stroke! Root sweeps it to the ropes for a boundary
In over# 45
Runs : 3 Bowler: Suranga Lakmal Wickets : 0
Over 45. 3 runs. Bowler: Suranga Lakmal. England: 4-142(rr 3.16)
44.6
.
Suranga Lakmal to Jos Buttler. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
44.5
.
Suranga Lakmal to Jos Buttler. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
44.4
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Suranga Lakmal to Jos Buttler. Seaming in length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
44.3
.
Suranga Lakmal to Jos Buttler. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs.
44.2
2
Suranga Lakmal to Jos Buttler. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot glancing, to fine leg for 2 runs, run save by Perera.
44.1
1
Suranga Lakmal to Joe Root. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to deep backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Embuldeniya.
In over# 44
Runs : 7 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Over 44. 7 runs. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 4-139(rr 3.16)
43.6
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball full toss, off stump on the front foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Mathews.
43.6
1
No ball Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for 1 run, fielded by Chandimal.
43.5
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
43.4
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, mis-timed to backward point for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
43.3
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
43.2
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock ball half volley, down leg side on the front foot sweeping, well timed to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Lakmal.
43.1
4
FOUR! Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot reverse sweeping, well timed past deep backward point for 4 runs.
In over# 43
Runs : 0 Bowler: Suranga Lakmal Wickets : 0
Over 43. no runs. Bowler: Suranga Lakmal. England: 4-132(rr 3.07)
42.6
.
Suranga Lakmal to Joe Root. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to point for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
42.5
.
Suranga Lakmal to Joe Root. Seaming in length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
42.4
.
Suranga Lakmal to Joe Root. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
42.3
.
Suranga Lakmal to Joe Root. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Lakmal.
42.2
.
Suranga Lakmal to Joe Root. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to point for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
42.1
.
Suranga Lakmal to Joe Root. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
In over# 42
Runs : 0 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 1
Over 42. no runs. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 4-132(rr 3.14)
41.6
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to point for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
41.5
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock ball back of a length, middle stump Deep in crease working, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
41.4
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
41.3
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Jos Buttler. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot pushing, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
41.2
W
OUT! Caught. Lasith Embuldeniya to Dan Lawrence. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, outside edge to first slip, by Thirimanne. Embuldeniya is wreaking havoc of the English top order! Lawrence tries to defend but nicks it. Thirimanne takes an excellent catch to dismiss Lawrence for three.
41.1
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dan Lawrence. Stock length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
In over# 41
Runs : 2 Bowler: Suranga Lakmal Wickets : 0
Over 41. 2 runs. Bowler: Suranga Lakmal. England: 3-132(rr 3.22)
40.6
.
Suranga Lakmal to Joe Root. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to point for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
40.5
.
Suranga Lakmal to Joe Root. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
40.4
1
Suranga Lakmal to Dan Lawrence. Back of a length, middle stump on the back foot glancing, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
40.3
.
Suranga Lakmal to Dan Lawrence. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Mathews.
40.2
.
Suranga Lakmal to Dan Lawrence. Seaming in length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
40.1
1
Suranga Lakmal to Joe Root. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot glancing, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
In over# 40
Runs : 5 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Over 40. 5 runs. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 3-130(rr 3.25)
39.6
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dan Lawrence. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to point for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
39.5
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dan Lawrence. Stock ball back of a length, middle stump on the back foot driving, to cover for no runs, fielded by Perera.
39.4
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dan Lawrence. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, mis-timed to backward point for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
39.3
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball back of a length, down leg side on the back foot working, to deep square leg for 1 run, fielded by Lakmal.
39.2
4
FOUR! Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball half volley, down leg side on the front foot Switch Hit, well timed past deep cover for 4 runs. Root is going bonkers! Root switch hits the ball with ease to the ropes for a boundary.
39.1
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, down leg side on the front foot padded, padded to leg gully for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
In over# 39
Runs : 1 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 0
Over 39. 3 runs. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 3-125(rr 3.21)
38.6
.
Dilruwan Perera to Dan Lawrence. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
38.5
.
Dilruwan Perera to Dan Lawrence. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot working, mis-timed to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
38.4
.
Dilruwan Perera to Dan Lawrence. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
38.3
.
Dilruwan Perera to Dan Lawrence. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track working, missed to fine leg for 2 runs, mis-fielded by Dickwella.
38.2
1
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to leg gully for 1 run, fielded by Wanigamuni.
38.1
.
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Mathews.
In over# 38
Runs : 2 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Over 38. 3 runs. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 3-122(rr 3.21)
37.6
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dan Lawrence. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
37.5
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dan Lawrence. Stock ball back of a length, middle stump on the back foot shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
37.5
.
No ball Lasith Embuldeniya to Dan Lawrence. Stock length ball, outside off stump no foot movement shoulders arms, Left to wicketkeeper for 1 run, fielded by Dickwella.
37.4
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dan Lawrence. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, mis-timed to gully for no runs, fielded by Mathews, fielded by Wanigamuni.
37.3
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dan Lawrence. Stock length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
37.2
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball back of a length, down leg side on the back foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Lakmal.
37.1
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dan Lawrence. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to long off for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
In over# 37
Runs : 3 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 0
Over 37. 3 runs. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 3-119(rr 3.22)
36.6
.
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, to backward square leg for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
36.5
.
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
36.4
1
Dilruwan Perera to Dan Lawrence. Off break length ball, off stump on the back foot working, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
36.3
.
Dilruwan Perera to Dan Lawrence. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to silly mid on for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
36.2
1
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, middle stump on the back foot pulling, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
36.1
.
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, hit pad to silly point for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
36.1
1
No ball Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to silly mid on for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
In over# 36
Runs : 5 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 1
Over 36. 5 runs. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 3-116(rr 3.22)
35.6
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Dan Lawrence. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
35.5
W
OUT! Caught. Lasith Embuldeniya to Jonny Bairstow. Stock length ball, down leg side on the front foot defending, inside edge to second slip, by Fernando. Embuldeniya "The Wizard of Lanka". Bairstow defends but looks like he has edged it. A loud shout for a catch but the umpire is not interested. Sri Lanka opts for the review. The replay shows a spike, and the umpire reverts his decision. Bairstow departs for 28.
35.4
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Jonny Bairstow. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
35.3
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, down leg side on the front foot working, to square leg for 1 run, fielded by Fernando.
35.2
.
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
35.1
4
FOUR! Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball back of a length, middle stump on the back foot pulling, well timed in the air under control past deep mid wicket for 4 runs.
In over# 35
Runs : 1 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 0
Over 35. 1 run. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 2-111(rr 3.17)
34.6
.
Dilruwan Perera to Jonny Bairstow. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to short leg for no runs, shy attempt by Fernando.
34.5
1
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, well timed to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
34.4
.
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
34.3
.
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
34.2
.
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
34.1
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Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
In over# 34
Runs : 5 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Over 34. 5 runs. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 2-110(rr 3.24)
33.6
4
FOUR! Lasith Embuldeniya to Jonny Bairstow. Stock length ball, outside off stump down the track driving, well timed in the air under control past long on for 4 runs. Top shot! Bairstow steps down the track and blasts it to the ropes for a boundary.
33.5
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Jonny Bairstow. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
33.4
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Jonny Bairstow. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
33.3
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, off stump on the back foot driving, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
33.2
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
33.1
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
In over# 33
Runs : 1 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 0
Over 33. 1 run. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 2-105(rr 3.18)
32.6
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Dilruwan Perera to Jonny Bairstow. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
32.5
1
APPEAL! Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, hit pad to point for 1 run, fielded by Wanigamuni, appeal made for L.B.W.
32.4
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Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
32.3
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Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, off stump on the back foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
32.2
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Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
32.1
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Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
In over# 32
Runs : 1 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Over 32. 1 run. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 2-104(rr 3.25)
31.6
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Jonny Bairstow. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
31.5
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, mis-timed to square leg for 1 run, fielded by Mathews.
31.4
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
31.3
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball half volley, to leg on the front foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
31.2
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot driving, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
31.1
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
In over# 31
Runs : 5 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 0
Over 31. 5 runs. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 2-103(rr 3.32)
30.6
1
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, to short fine leg for 1 run, mis-fielded by Perera.
30.5
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Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, middle stump on the back foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
30.4
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Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, outside off stump Deep in crease working, to square leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
30.3
4
FOUR! Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, bottom edge past fine leg for 4 runs.
30.2
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Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
30.1
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Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Lakmal.
In over# 30
Runs : 0 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Welcome back to the Day 3 Live action. England are at 98 for the loss of two wickets. Root and Bairstow look well settled and will hope to score big. On the other hand, Sri Lanka seems to have lost the plot against the England skipper who is milking their spearhead spinner. They need to find a way to break this partnership to get back in the game. Here we go.
Over 30. no runs. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 2-98(rr 3.27)
29.6
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Jonny Bairstow. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya. That's stumps on Day 2. England has come back stronger despite losing both the openers early in the innings. Root is showcasing his masterclass in spin batting with Bairstow playing second fiddle. Sri Lanka will be busy devising plans to break this partnership early on tomorrow. Join us for tomorrow's live-action. Until then, Cheers.
29.5
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Jonny Bairstow. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
29.4
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APPEAL! Lasith Embuldeniya to Jonny Bairstow. Stock length ball, to leg on the back foot working, hit pad to gully for no runs, appeal made for L.B.W.
29.3
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Jonny Bairstow. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
29.2
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Jonny Bairstow. Stock length ball, down leg side on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
29.1
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Jonny Bairstow. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
In over# 29
Runs : 1 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 0
Over 29. 1 run. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 2-98(rr 3.38)
28.6
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Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly mid off for no runs, fielded by Perera.
28.5
1
Dilruwan Perera to Jonny Bairstow. Off break back of a length, off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Fernando.
28.4
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Dilruwan Perera to Jonny Bairstow. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
28.3
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Dilruwan Perera to Jonny Bairstow. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track driving, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Perera.
28.2
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Dilruwan Perera to Jonny Bairstow. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot glancing, to short fine leg for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
28.1
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Dilruwan Perera to Jonny Bairstow. Off break length ball, middle stump on the front foot sweeping, to short fine leg for no runs.
In over# 28
Runs : 14 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Over 28. 14 runs. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 2-97(rr 3.46)
27.6
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
27.5
2
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump Deep in crease Steer, mis-timed to third man for 2 runs, fielded by Lakmal.
27.4
4
FOUR! Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed past deep backward point for 4 runs.
27.3
4
FOUR! Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot reverse sweeping, well timed past third man for 4 runs.
27.2
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, down leg side on the back foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
27.1
4
FOUR! Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball full toss, down leg side on the front foot sweeping, well timed past fine leg for 4 runs.
In over# 27
Runs : 3 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 0
Over 27. 3 runs. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 2-83(rr 3.07)
26.6
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Dilruwan Perera to Jonny Bairstow. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
26.5
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APPEAL! Dilruwan Perera to Jonny Bairstow. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot working, hit pad to short leg for no runs, fielded by Fernando, appeal made for L.B.W.
26.4
1
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, middle stump on the back foot working, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
26.3
1
Dilruwan Perera to Jonny Bairstow. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot flick, well timed to mid wicket for 1 run, mis-fielded by Wanigamuni.
26.2
1
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break back of a length, off stump on the back foot working, to backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Wanigamuni.
26.1
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APPEAL! Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot sweeping, to short fine leg for no runs, fielded by Mathews, appeal made for L.B.W.
In over# 26
Runs : 3 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Wickets : 0
Over 26. 3 runs. Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya. England: 2-80(rr 3.08)
25.6
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Jonny Bairstow. Stock ball back of a length, middle stump backing away driving, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
25.5
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Jonny Bairstow. Stock ball back of a length, to leg on the back foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
25.4
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Jonny Bairstow. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
25.3
1
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot sweeping, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Wanigamuni.
25.2
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Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
25.1
2
Lasith Embuldeniya to Joe Root. Stock ball full toss, to leg on the front foot working, to deep mid wicket for 2 runs, fielded by Wanigamuni. That brings up his 50th Test half-century.
In over# 25
Runs : 7 Bowler: Dilruwan Perera Wickets : 0
Over 25. 7 runs. Bowler: Dilruwan Perera. England: 2-77(rr 3.08)
24.6
1
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Lakmal.
24.5
4
FOUR! Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break full toss, outside off stump on the front foot reverse sweeping, well timed past third man for 4 runs.
24.4
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Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, to short fine leg for no runs.
24.3
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Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Thirimanne.
24.2
2
Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, well timed to deep backward square leg for 2 runs, fielded by Embuldeniya.
24.1
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APPEAL! Dilruwan Perera to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot working, hit pad to leg gully for no runs, fielded by Fernando, appeal made for L.B.W.
In over# 24
Runs : 1 Bowler: Asitha Fernando Wickets : 0
Over 24. 1 run. Bowler: Asitha Fernando. England: 2-70(rr 2.92)
23.6
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Asitha Fernando to Jonny Bairstow. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Wanigamuni.
23.5
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Asitha Fernando to Jonny Bairstow. Bouncer, outside off stump swayed away Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
23.4
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Asitha Fernando to Jonny Bairstow. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
23.3
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Asitha Fernando to Jonny Bairstow. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to cover for no runs, fielded by