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1st Test Match: England vs Sri Lanka

Updated: 21 May 2016 22:13 IST - Published: 19 May 2016 14:44 IST
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JONNY BAIRSTOW has been adjudged as the MAN OF THE MATCH!
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Anderson took 5 wickets in each innings, while Finn accounted for three wickets in the second innings. Bairstow's century must not be forgotten either, who helped England reach a total of 298 with his knock of 140, and that, in the end, proved out to be enough for Anderson and company to bowl the Lankans twice.
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4 points for England with this win, according to the new points system that is being followed for this tour. So, in essence, England lead Sri Lanka 4-0 in the Super Series.
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Only Mendis could stand tall in front of the English bowling, as Sri Lanka were bowled out twice in two days.
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A comprehensive victory by England, then, who romp the visitors by an innings and 88 runs.
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35.3 Anderson to Pradeep, OUT! BOWLED! England WIN by an innings and 88 runs. Anderson gets 10 wickets in the match. Pradeep backs away, Anderson bowls is straight and on the stumps, and​ hits middle.
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35.2 Anderson to Pradeep, no run, Pradeep walks outside leg and looks to hit it over the off side, but misses.
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35.1 Anderson to Eranga, 1 run, good length, moving away, Eranga prods at it and the ball goes towards point.
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Anderson to bowl.
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34.6 Finn to Pradeep, no run, defended back by moving outside leg.
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34.5 Finn to Pradeep, no run, back of a length on leg, Pradep moves outside leg and defends.
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Nuwaan Pradeep walks out to bat.
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England on the brink of victory. Need just 1 more wicket.
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34.4 Finn to Thirimanne, OUT! Thirimanne walks back now. Extra bit of bounce on that occasion, as the ball pitched just outside off, and tailed away. Thirimanne prods at it, gets an outside edge to the man at third slip.
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34.3 Finn to Eranga, 1 run, full ball on middle and leg, flicked away to deep square leg for a single.
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Shaminda Eranga walks out at No. 10.
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34.2 Finn to Chameera, OUT! 1 delivery was all it took for Finn to send Chameera back. Short ball, came back a bit, Chameera, looks to fend it down off his chest but manages to flip it to the man at a very short square leg position.
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34.1 Finn to Thirimanne, 1 run, full ball on middle and leg, flicked away towards deep midwicket for a single.
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And we're back. Players are walking out, perhaps to complete the formalities.
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116/7 after 34 overs, and it's TEA time on Day 3!
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33.6 Broad to Thirimanne, 1 run, on the pads, clipped to square leg for a single.
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33.5 Broad to Thirimanne, no run, angled on middle, leaves him after pitching, Thirimanne defends towards point.
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33.4 Broad to Thirimanne, no run, even fuller, just outside off, comes back after pitching, goes over the stumps. Good leave by Thirimanne.
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33.3 Broad to Thirimanne, no run, full, outside off, shaping back, left alone by Broad.