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England Lions v Sri Lankans, Derby, 4th day

Pacemen seal Sri Lanka outstanding victory

May 22, 2011: The Sri Lankans gave themselves the perfect pre-Test tonic with an outstanding come-from-behind victory by 38 runs against England Lions. Despite following on 227 adrift they transformed the match and dismissed the Lions for 183 during the final session a

Andrew McGlashan at Derby

England Lions v Sri Lankans, Derby, 3rd day

Finn braced for Test disappointment

May 21, 2011: Steven Finn's performance in the Lions match at Derby has been the story of his season - feeling like he's bowling well without getting the rewards to show for it

Andrew McGlashan

England Lions v Sri Lankans, Derby, 2nd day

Dilshan hundred leads Sri Lanka's fightback

May 21, 2011: After two tough days against England Lions, the Sri Lankans put up a better fight having been asked to follow on but still face the prospect of defeat ahead of the first Tes

Andrew McGlashan at Derby

England Lions v Sri Lankans, Derby, 2nd day

Dernbach happy to give Sri Lanka a tough time

May 20, 2011: Jade Dernbach knows he won't be featuring in England's Test squad early this season, but was delighted to be able to play a part in giving the Sri Lankans a tough warm-up

Andrew McGlashan at Derby

England Lions v Sri Lankans, Derby, 2nd day

Dernbach stars as Sri Lanka struggle

May 20, 2011: Sri Lanka's difficult preparations ahead of the first Test continued on the second day at Derby as their top order floundered against a strong England Lions pace attack

Andrew McGlashan at Derby

England Lions v Sri Lankans, Derby, 1st day

Calm Morgan returns in style

May 19, 2011: Eoin Morgan has never been one to go by convention, especially with a bat in his hand, and once again showed that there is more than one way to be ready for first-class cricket

Andrew McGlashan at Derby

England Lions v Sri Lankans, Derby, 1st day

Morgan ton unlikely to help Test cause

May 19, 2011: Eoin Morgan is expected to pay the price for his IPL stint by missing out on a place in England's squad for the first Test against Sri Lanka, but he took his chance against the tourists with a destructive 156 for the Lions at Derby

Andrew McGlashan at Derby

England Lions v Sri Lankans, Tour match, Derby

Onions battles back from 'dark times'

May 18, 2011: Graham Onions, the England fast bowler, feared his cricket career could have been over when he was told he needed surgery on his back last year

Andrew McGlashan

England Lions v Sri Lankans, Tour match, Derby

Sri Lanka face tough warm-up

May 18, 2011: Sri Lanka will step up their preparations for the first Test against England when they face a strong Lions side at Derby

Andrew McGlashan
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Scotland v Sri Lanka at Edinburgh - Jul 13, 2011
Sri Lanka won by 183 runs
Ireland v Sri Lanka at Edinburgh - Jul 11, 2011
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
England v Sri Lanka at Manchester - Jul 9, 2011
England won by 16 runs
England v Sri Lanka at Nottingham - Jul 6, 2011
England won by 10 wickets (with 145 balls remaining) (D/L method)
England v Sri Lanka at Lord's - Jul 3, 2011
Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets (with 10 balls remaining)
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