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England v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Edgbaston

Fine-tuning for Sri Lanka to peak at World Cup

Jun 4, 2014: Sri Lanka have the batting raw materials to launch a fine World Cup campaign but a little polishing may make a considerable difference in eight months' time

Andrew Fidel Fernando

England v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Edgbaston

England must confront failings to improve

Jun 4, 2014: There were some admirable aspects to England's cricket in this series but they are going to need to rethink their tactics for the World Cup

George Dobell

England v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Edgbaston

Emboldened Sri Lanka keep their cool

Jun 3, 2014: It may have been tempting for Sri Lanka to hide Sachithra Senanayake in this match, in hope the furore would blow over. But emboldened by the added pressure instead, they made his role in the match more prominent

Andrew Fidel Fernando

England v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Edgbaston

Jayawardene defends Buttler Mankading

Jun 3, 2014: Mahela Jayawardene has defended the Sri Lanka team after England's captain, Alastair Cook, suggested "a line had been crossed" in the deciding ODI of the series between England and Sri Lanka

George Dobell at Edgbaston

England v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Edgbaston

Jayawardene finds the gap

Jun 3, 2014: Plays of the day from the fifth and final one-day international between England and Sri Lanka

George Dobell and Alan Gardner

England v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Edgbaston

Senanayake catches Buttler dozing

Jun 3, 2014: Jos Buttler should have known better when Sachithra Senanayake warned him about backing up too far - the bowler does not deserve criticism for 'Mankading'

George Dobell at Edgbaston

England v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Edgbaston

SL claim series amid Senanayake controversy

Jun 3, 2014: Figures of 1 for 36 were just one thread of Sri Lanka's series-clinching six-wicket win but, by running out Jos Buttler while the batsman was backing up, Sachithra Senanayake ensured that the narrative would be wound around him

The Report by Alan Gardner

England v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Edgbaston

England face test of priorities

Jun 2, 2014: If England do win the ODI series against Sri Lanka, it may only serve to mask some of the issues they must resolve ahead of the World Cup

George Dobell

England v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Edgbaston

Unpredictability gives decider edge

Jun 2, 2014: ESPNcricinfo previews the fifth and deciding ODI at Edgbaston

The Preview by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka in England 2014

Buttler would get Test chance... if he were Sri Lankan

Jun 2, 2014: Would Jos Buttler play Test cricket this summer if he was Sri Lankan? According to one adversary the answer goes without saying. "Obviously," said Sachithra Senanayake

Tim Wigmore

England v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Lord's

Sri Lanka's other power couple

May 31, 2014: While Kumar Sangakkara has developed into a dominating one-day batsman, Tillakaratne Dilshan has become a reformed dasher. Together they are one-day cricket's form pairing

Andrew Fidel Fernando

England v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Lord's

Buttler not ready for Tests - Cook

May 31, 2014: Alastair Cook called Jos Buttler's record hundred "one of the best innings I've seen" as he just failed to carry England to victory but then virtually ruled him out of having a chance of making a Test debut

Andrew McGlashan at Lord's

England v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Lord's

Root thinks differently to down Dilshan

May 31, 2014: ESPNcricinfo presents the plays of the day from the 4th ODI

Andrew McGlashan at Lord's

England v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Lord's

Buttler ton in vain as Malinga holds nerve

May 31, 2014: Kumar Sangakkara ticked off one of the missing milestones of his illustrious career with his first Lord's hundred as Sri Lanka continued the unpredictable nature of this series by posting an imposing 300 for 9 just three days after being humbled for 67

The Report by Andrew McGlashan at Lord's

England v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Lord's

Tredwell still clings to Test hopes

May 30, 2014: James Tredwell is still harbouring hopes that he can be the man to fill England's spin void in the Test side even though he has lost his place in Kent's Championship team this season

Andrew McGlashan

England v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Lord's

Sun could shine on Sri Lanka at Lord's

May 30, 2014: ESPNcricinfo previews the fourth ODI from Lord's

The Preview by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka in England 2014

Cook passes on credit for England turnaround

May 29, 2014: Alastair Cook was not taking much credit for the remarkable turnaround in the 3rd ODI after the 99 all out at Chester-le-Street, instead praising his team-mates for "putting their necks on the line for me".

Andrew McGlashan

England v Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Old Trafford

Mathews at loss to explain collapse

May 28, 2014: Angel Mathews said Sri Lanka's ten-wicket defeat in the third ODI at Old Trafford was "one of the worst games I've ever played"

Andrew Fidel Fernando

England v Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Old Trafford

Jordan aggression speaks louder than words

May 28, 2014: When Sri Lanka's players tried to engage Chris Jordan verbally, the most they got back was a stare, and maybe another bouncer

Andrew McGlashan at Old Trafford

England v Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Old Trafford

Seventh ball the charm for Anderson

May 28, 2014: ESPNcricinfo presents the plays of the day from the third ODI

Andrew McGlashan at Old Trafford
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Series Results
England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham - Jun 3, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets (with 10 balls remaining)
England v Sri Lanka at Lord's - May 31, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 7 runs
England v Sri Lanka at Manchester - May 28, 2014
England won by 10 wickets (with 227 balls remaining)
England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street - May 25, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 157 runs
England v Sri Lanka at The Oval - May 22, 2014
England won by 81 runs (D/L method)
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