England Lions tour of Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and United Arab Emirates 2011/12

Sri Lanka A v England Lions, 5th unofficial ODI, Colombo

Root ton helps England seal series

As England were spinning to defeat in the third Test against Pakistan, the next generation had just secured an encouraging victory on the subcontinent

Sri Lanka A v England Lions, 4th unofficial ODI, Colombo

Sri Lanka A level series against Lions

Sri Lanka A won the fourth match of their series with England Lions to draw level at 2-2 and set up a decider in Colombo on Monday

England Lions news

England call up Coles to Colombo

Matthew Coles, the Kent seam bowler, has been called up for the rest of the England Lions tour of Sri Lanka after Surrey's Stuart Meaker pulled out because of a lower back injury

Statistics

England Lions in Bangladesh unofficial ODI Series, 2011/12

England Lions in Bangladesh unofficial T20I Series, 2011/12

England Lions in Sri Lanka unofficial ODI Series, 2011/12

England Lions tour of Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and United Arab Emirates, Jan-Feb 2012

Twenty20 matches

Bangladesh A took the series 3-2
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Tymal Mills sends one down
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The England Lions and Bangladesh A teams pay respect to Manzur Ahmed
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Chris Taylor takes a fielding session with England Lions
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Squads

James Taylor (c) Jonny Bairstow
Scott Borthwick Danny Briggs
Jack Brooks Nathan Buck
Jos Buttler (wk) Alex Hales
Simon Kerrigan Tom Maynard
Stuart Meaker Tymal Mills
Boyd Rankin Joe Root
Jason Roy James Vince
Tour Results
England XI v Eng Lions at Abu Dhabi - Feb 10, 2012
England XI won by 9 wickets (with 179 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka A v Eng Lions at Colombo (RPS) - Feb 6, 2012
Eng Lions won by 117 runs
Sri Lanka A v Eng Lions at Colombo (RPS) - Feb 3, 2012
Sri Lanka A won by 4 wickets (with 47 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka A v Eng Lions at Kurunegala - Jan 31, 2012
Sri Lanka A won by 6 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka A v Eng Lions at Dambulla - Jan 29, 2012
Eng Lions won by 67 runs
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