England complete Test win over Sri Lanka by 211 runs

England complete Test win over Sri Lanka by 211 runs
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England beat Sri Lanka by 211 runs in the 1st Test at Galle. A great bowling performance again by the England bowlers in the 2nd innings reduced Sri Lanka to 250 all out.


England 342 (Sam Curran 48, Ben Foakes 107 ; Dilruwan Perera 5-75) and 322-6 (Keaton Jennings 146*, Ben Stokes 62; Rangana Herath 2-59)

Sri Lanka 203 (Angelo Mathews 52; Moeen Ali 4-66, Adil Rashid 2-30, Jack Leach 2-41) and 250 (Angelo Mathews 53; Moeen Ali 4-71, Jack Leach 3-60)

Result - England won by 211 runs

Scorecard

Sri Lanka- Dimuth Karunaratne, Kaushal Silva, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews, Niroshan Dickwella, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dilruwan Perera, Akila Dananjaya, Suranga Lakmal, Rangana Herath

England- Keaton Jennings, Rory Burns, Moeen Ali, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Ben Foakes, Sam Curran, Adil Rashid, Jack Leach, James Anderson

 

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