Sri Lanka tour of England and Scotland, Only T20I: England v Sri Lanka at Bristol, Jun 25, 2011
Sri Lanka won by 9 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)
25 June 2011 (20-over match)

Lakmal to Lumb, OUT, well, you have to say that was coming. Lumb departs. Swinging across the line, the ball found a top edge that went high towards mid-off. Not a happy return for Lumb, still looks like Bell would have been a better option

MJ Lumb c Malinga b Lakmal 2 (5m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

England 3/1   C Kieswetter 1* (3b)   RAS Lakmal 0.3-0-0-1

Kulasekara to Kieswetter, OUT, another unhappy return for an England opener. Kieswetter this time. Rushes down the wicket, swings hard without a hint of timing at it loops gently to mid-off. Good start from Sri Lanka!

C Kieswetter c Kandamby b Kulasekara 4 (10m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 57.14

England 12/2   KP Pietersen 6* (3b 1x4)   KMDN Kulasekara 1.4-0-9-1

Malinga to Morgan, OUT, finally, Sri Lanka get the breakthrough! Malinga slung down a short ball - perhaps surprising Morgan a little - and the pull shot flew out to deep square where Mahela Jayawardene sprinted to his right to hold it cleanly

EJG Morgan c Jayawardene b Malinga 47 (38m 32b 4x4 3x6) SR: 146.87

England 95/3   KP Pietersen 40* (25b 3x4 2x6)   SL Malinga 1.3-0-7-1

Jayasuriya to Pietersen, OUT, a wicket for Sanath, and it's a big one! Again Pietersen had backed right to leg, but this time Jayasuriya speared a much quicker one right at middle stump. KP was looking to run it down to third man and simply missed the ball

KP Pietersen b Jayasuriya 41 (49m 27b 3x4 2x6) SR: 151.85

England 101/4   RS Bopara 3* (6b)   ST Jayasuriya 0.5-0-4-1

Randiv to Patel, OUT, direct-hit, and Patel has been run-out! He was looking to run the ball past point, but hit the fielder. Inexplicably, he wandered out of his crease and was slow to get back as the throw came in. Lazy dismissal ... and Samit is utterly disconsolate as he walks off

SR Patel run out 0 (2m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

England 102/5   RS Bopara 4* (8b)   S Randiv 2.4-0-17-0

Jayasuriya to Bopara, OUT, another wicket for Jayasuriya! He's defying age and infirmity here, darting one in at middle stump as, once again, Bopara gave himself acres of space moving to leg. Scratchy innings from him ...

RS Bopara b Jayasuriya 19 (21m 22b 1x4 0x6) SR: 86.36

England 125/6   LJ Wright 8* (10b)   ST Jayasuriya 2.4-0-15-2

Lakmal to Wright, OUT, Wright aims down the ground, but he can't quite get the distance and Perera sets himself to take the catch at long-off

LJ Wright c Perera b Lakmal 9 (18m 12b 0x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

England 131/7   CR Woakes 5* (5b)   RAS Lakmal 3.5-0-25-2

Malinga to Woakes, OUT, yet another slower ball from Malinga, this one full outside off, and Woakes is into the shot much too soon. He was trying to swipe to long-on but got right under the ball, and Mathews held onto the swirling chance

CR Woakes c Mathews b Malinga 7 (9m 9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 77.77

England 136/8   SCJ Broad 0* (2b)   SL Malinga 3.5-0-15-2

Malinga to Broad, OUT, and still Broad can't get bat on it! They attempt to sneak another bye but this time Sangakkara throws straight to Malinga, who sprints back and runs Broad out by a distance

SCJ Broad run out 0 (3m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

England 136/9   GP Swann 0* (0b)   SL Malinga 4-0-15-2





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