Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150

34.1

Herath to Cook, no run, starts with one well outside off, left alone

34.2

Herath to Cook, no run, flighted and full, defended off the front foot

34.3

Herath to Cook, no run, and again, Herath gives it some air, Cook blocks off the front foot

34.4

Herath to Cook, no run, much wider outside off, more forward defence

34.5

Herath to Cook, no run, quicker and straight from Herath, outside off, left alone

34.6

Herath to Cook, no run, off the pad to short leg, Herath appeals gently for lbw, but he was struck outside off

England 118/3   HMRKB Herath 1-1-0-0

36.1

Herath to Bell, no run, squeezed out to short leg by Bell

36.2

Herath to Bell, 2 runs, delicately swept by Bell, that was heading down the leg side, Bell was in position for the paddle sweep early

36.3

Herath to Bell, no run, tossed up by Herath, on legstump, Bell plays it a touch inside out towards the bowler's left

36.4

Herath to Bell, no run, driven towards mid-on by Bell

36.5

Herath to Bell, 1 run, and there's his fifty, a full ball on the pads, nudged towards square leg for the run, plenty of applause from the crowd, 100 stand comes up as well

36.6

Herath to Cook, 1 run, Cook leans forward and works the ball behind square leg for another single

England 123/3   HMRKB Herath 2-1-4-0

38.1

Herath to Bell, no run, full, defended to off

38.2

Herath to Bell, no run, watchful stuff from Bell after the break, defending back down the track this time

38.3

Herath to Bell, 1 run, tapped just wide of mid-off, Bell is alert to the possibility of a run and calls Cook through immediately

38.4

Herath to Cook, no run, tapped defensively towards short leg, Cook getting right across to the off side as he plays the shot

38.5

Herath to Cook, no run, pushed back to the bowler

38.6

Herath to Cook, no run, the bottom hand comes into a defensive push, the ball rolling gently to midwicket

England 130/3   HMRKB Herath 3-1-5-0

40.1

Herath to Cook, 1 run, Cook flashes a square drive out through point, but there's cover on the boundary

40.2

Herath to Morgan, no run, appeal! There's some turn for Herath, the ball spinning in to beat the inside edge of a defensive poke, hitting the pad and looping to slip. Not out says the umpire, and rightly so - he was hit miles outside the line

40.3

Herath to Morgan, no run, Morgan steps back and defends back to the bowler

40.4

Herath to Morgan, no run, turned to leg, short leg shows good reactions to stop that

40.5

Herath to Morgan, no run, this one drifts away and goes on with the arm, Morgan solid in defence

40.6

Herath to Morgan, 1 run, Morgan's eyes light up as Herath sends one down wide, and he cuts hard out to deep cover to get off the mark

England 132/4   HMRKB Herath 4-1-7-0

42.1

Herath to Cook, no run, nuggety defence from Cook

42.2

Herath to Cook, no run, turned to the leg side

42.3

Herath to Cook, no run, looped up outside off, Cook comes forward to defend to cover

42.4

Herath to Cook, no run, a little short and wide, Cook perhaps tries to hit this a little too hard, chopping the ball hard into the ground

42.5

Herath to Cook, 1 run, turned down to fine leg for a single

42.6

Herath to Morgan, FOUR, Morgan goes over the top! Confident shot from Morgan, getting to the pitch and lifting the ball high over mid-off

England 141/4   HMRKB Herath 5-1-12-0

44.1

Herath to Morgan, 2 runs, too short, too wide from Herath, Morgan cuts hard in front of square and places it well enough to be easily back for a second run

44.2

Herath to Morgan, SIX, eased over wide long-on! Morgan calmly waltzes down the track, getting right to the pitch and lifting the ball deliberately to leg. Such confidence

44.3

Herath to Morgan, no run, tapped defensively to point

44.4

Herath to Morgan, no run, Morgan lunges forward to defend to cover

44.5

Herath to Morgan, no run, defended back to the bowler

44.6

Herath to Morgan, 1 run, angled down through gully for a sharp single to end the over

England 151/4   HMRKB Herath 6-1-21-0

64.1

Herath to Morgan, no run, length ball outside off, careful defence from Morgan

64.2

Herath to Morgan, no run, defended to the leg side

64.3

Herath to Morgan, 1 run, pushed past the bowler towards mid-on for a single

64.4

Herath to Prior, no run, punched back down the track, Herath does the fielding

64.5

Herath to Prior, no run, once more defended back to the bowler

64.6

Herath to Prior, no run, gives it plenty of air, length ball outside off, more defence towards the bowler

England 223/5   HMRKB Herath 7-1-22-0

66.1

Herath to Prior, no run, length ball, tossed up, driven down the track

66.2

Herath to Prior, no run, a touch shorter this time, Prior gets on the back foot and punches it towards cover

66.3

Herath to Prior, no run, another cut to point, once again he can't beat the fielder

66.4

Herath to Prior, no run, careful forward defence from Prior

66.5

Herath to Prior, no run, blocked to the leg side from the back foot

66.6

Herath to Prior, 1 run, gets a single to keep strike, squeezes it toward square leg

England 228/5   HMRKB Herath 8-1-23-0

68.1

Herath to Morgan, no run, Morgan drives crisply down the track, Herath moves across to his left to collect

68.2

Herath to Morgan, 1 run, fullish on offstump, whipped towards wide long-on by Morgan

68.3

Herath to Prior, 1 run, overpitched just outside off, Prior gets on one knee and sweeps behind square

68.4

Herath to Morgan, no run, length ball on middle an leg, pushed towards short leg

68.5

Herath to Morgan, no run, length ball outside off, once again short leg has to field

68.6

Herath to Morgan, FOUR, muscled off the back foot for a boundary, it wasn't too far outside off, Morgan skips away from legstump to make the room needed to get the power behind that cut, sends the ball racing past cover

England 238/5   HMRKB Herath 9-1-29-0

70.1

Herath to Morgan, no run, flighted by Herath, outside off and pushed back to the bowler

70.2

Herath to Morgan, 1 run, similar ball, this time Morgan moves across and whips it between the feet of short leg

70.3

Herath to Prior, no run, full ball from Herath, outside off, crisply driven towards mid-off

70.4

Herath to Prior, no run, Prior sashays down the track, powers the ball towards mid-on but can't beat the mid-on fielder

70.5

Herath to Prior, 2 leg byes, Prior looks to sweep this one from outside off, he misses but it is off the pads towards fine leg, was struck outside off so no worries for Prior

70.6

Herath to Prior, no run, on legstump, tucked to short leg by Prior

England 245/5   HMRKB Herath 10-1-30-0

73.1

Herath to Prior, 1 run, he comes round the wicket to Prior, who drives a full ball out square

73.2

Herath to Morgan, 1 run, spinning in to Morgan, who steps forward to nudge through midwicket

73.3

Herath to Prior, no run, Prior waits and waits before attempting a late cut ... but the ball goes straight to gully. Not really enough width to work with there

73.4

Herath to Prior, no run, pushed back defensively

73.5

Herath to Prior, no run, landing full on off stump, Prior steps forward to defend to cover

73.6

Herath to Prior, 1 run, chopped down just wide of the backward point fielder, and they steal a single

England 256/5   HMRKB Herath 11-1-33-0

75.1

Herath to Morgan, 1 run, a touch short, Morgan waits on the back foot and bunts down the ground

75.2

Herath to Prior, no run, looped up on middle, not much turn but Prior defends

75.3

Herath to Prior, 1 run, flighted outside off, Prior drives out to the cover sweeper for one

75.4

Herath to Morgan, 2 runs, chipped over the in-field by Morgan. He had come down the track but wasn't quite to the pitch, and so checked his shot to make sure he got the placement right. Good batting

75.5

Herath to Morgan, no run, pushed defensively back to the bowler

75.6

Herath to Morgan, 1 run, clipped out through square leg for a single

England 273/5   HMRKB Herath 12-1-38-0

77.1

Herath to Prior, 3 runs, great placement, Prior angles the bat to get the ball past gully .... and there's almost a run-out here too! Morgan turned for another run and Prior sent him back, late, forcing the batsman to dive back to make his ground

77.2

Herath to Morgan, 1 run, eased through midwicket for a single

77.3

Herath to Prior, no run, Herath stays round the wicket to Prior, who gets across in defence

77.4

Herath to Prior, no run, cut away square, and point has some work to do to stop the runs

77.5

Herath to Prior, 1 run, this one rushes on with the arm, taking the inner half of the bat and rolling down to fine leg

77.6

Herath to Morgan, no run, driven well, but straight to mid-on

England 284/5   HMRKB Herath 13-1-43-0

79.1

Herath to Prior, no run, defended watchfully into the covers

79.2

Herath to Prior, FOUR, short and wide, an atrocious delivery, and Prior places the cut perfectly to move to 49

79.3

Herath to Prior, no run, better from the bowler, Prior defends back down the track

79.4

Herath to Prior, 1 run, a quick-handed paddle sweep to long leg takes Prior to fifty. Warm applause from an appreciative crowd

79.5

Herath to Morgan, 1 run, driven down to long-on, easy run

79.6

Herath to Prior, no run, slightly flatter from Herath, Prior is rushed into defence

England 295/5   HMRKB Herath 14-1-49-0

104.1

Herath to Prior, 2 runs, he comes round the wicket to Prior, the field spread, and a very full ball is dug out hard into the covers. Parried by the fielder, and they're back for the second

104.2

Herath to Prior, 2 runs, Prior dances down the track and a swattted drive flies very high ... but lands safely between long-off and deep cover. Two more

104.3

Herath to Prior, OUT, finally, Sri Lanka have removed Prior. He swipes across the line at a straight one from Herath, a real slog sweep, but misses it completely and the ball clatters into off stump. Prior exits to standing applause, he's done really well to guide England past 450

MJ Prior b Herath 126 (195m 131b 19x4 0x6) SR: 96.18

104.4

Herath to Finn, no run, defended into the leg side

104.5

Herath to Finn, no run, solid defence once again from Finn

104.6

Herath to Finn, no run, quiet defence once again. My, Finn and Tremlett fairly dwarf most of the Sri Lankans on the field, such a lanky pair

England 452/9   HMRKB Herath 15-1-53-1

106.1

Herath to Tremlett, no run, defence from Tremlett

106.2

Herath to Tremlett, FOUR, slammed through straight mid-off! It was up to him and Tremlett just swung his massive arms through the line

106.3

Herath to Tremlett, no run, lobbed down outside off, Tremlett just watches it go by

106.4

Herath to Tremlett, no run, defended into the leg side

106.5

Herath to Tremlett, 1 run, speared in from round the stumps, the ball holds its line and takes a thick inside edge, missing the stumps and rolling to fine leg. Cries of anguish from the bowler and close fielders

106.6

Herath to Finn, no run, Finn unfurls yet another epic forward defensive

England 458/9   HMRKB Herath 16-1-58-1

108.1

Herath to Tremlett, 3 leg byes, the ball runs very fine down to fine leg ... but has he got any bat on this? Nope, leg-byes. Tremlett runs straight down the pitch taking the runs, hopefully the umpire will have a word

108.2

Herath to Finn, 1 run, and Finn is finally off the mark, driving to deep mid-off. Applause ripples through the crowd

108.3

Herath to Tremlett, no run, quiet defence from Tremlett

108.4

Herath to Tremlett, no run, well, he's stepped down the pitch and swung his bat like a lumberjack's axe ... but the ball goes nowhere. Something of a mis-hit ...

108.5

Herath to Tremlett, no run, and he follows that up with much more orthodox defence

108.6

Herath to Tremlett, no run, defended into the off side to end the over

England 465/9   HMRKB Herath 17-1-59-1

110.1

Herath to Finn, no run, drifting in from round the wicket, the ball doesn't spin and Finn is struck on the pad ... an optimistic appeal is turned down. Likely heading down leg

110.2

Herath to Finn, 1 leg bye, another appeal for lbw as Finn misses a heave to leg. Again Tucker says no, but Sri Lanka are going to review this. Well, that's going over the top, says HawkEye! Finn survives

110.3

Herath to Tremlett, 1 run, whipped powerfully to midwicket

110.4

Herath to Finn, no run, looped down on off stump, Finn stretches forward in defence

110.5

Herath to Finn, no run, they definitely seem to be playing for lunch here, more defence from Finn

110.6

Herath to Finn, 1 leg bye, another appeal from Sri Lanka as for the third time Finn is struck on the pad. He had stepped well down the pitch though, and it's turned down. Replays suggest it may have just clipped leg

England 469/9   HMRKB Herath 18-1-60-1

112.1

Herath to Finn, FOUR, Finn is firing now! He jumps down the track like Trumper, getting to the pitch and smiting this high over mid-on. Great shot

112.2

Herath to Finn, no run, defended quietly into the covers

112.3

Herath to Finn, no run, Finn tries to drive this time, but the ball takes an inside edge and ricochets off the ankle

112.4

Herath to Finn, no run, full toss, driven to mid-off

112.5

Herath to Finn, OUT, and that's that! Finn was having a go before lunch, and though he played some good shots it was only a matter of time before this happened. He swings, head high, right across the line and is clean bowled. Herath has his second, and England are all out for 486

ST Finn b Herath 19 (29m 32b 4x4 0x6) SR: 59.37

England 486/10   HMRKB Herath 18.5-1-64-2
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