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England on top after dismissing Sri Lanka for 240 on Day 2

Adil Rashid 5-49

England only managed to put on 24 runs, from their overnight score of 312-7, for the loss of their remaining three wickets. Adil Rashid was 21 not out at the end of their innings.

Match Summary

England 336 (Jonny Bairstow 110, Ben Stokes 57; Lakshan Sandakan 5-95) and 3-0

Sri Lanka – 240 (Dimuth Karunaratne 83, Dhananjaya de Silva 73; Adil Rashid 5-49, Ben Stokes 3-30)

At the Close of Play – England lead Sri Lanka by 99 runs with 10 wickets remaining


In reply, Sri Lanka will be disappointed with their batting performance having been, at one stage, 173-1 - Dimuth Karunaratne 83 and Dhananjaya de Silva 73, batting superbly for a second wicket partnership of 142. However, it was downhill from there and Sri Lanka were bowled out, by Adil Rashid 5-49 and Ben Stokes 3-30, for 240, putting on just 67 runs for the loss of 9 wickets.

England were 3-0, at the close, leading by 99 runs.

Sri Lanka - Dimuth Karunaratne, Danushka Gunathilaka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Roshen Silva, Niroshan Dickwella(wk), Dilruwan Perera, Suranga Lakmal(c), Lakshan Sandakan, Malinda Pushpakumara

England - Rory Burns, Keaton Jennings, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root(c), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali, Ben Foakes(wk), Adil Rashid, Stuart Broad, Jack Leach

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