NatWest Series [Sri Lanka in England] - 3rd ODI

England v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets (with 10 balls remaining)

5.3

Malinga to Kieswetter, OUT, devious delivery. Slower ball on a full length, and Kieswetter is hoodwinked completely. A leading edge loops to mid-on, and that's the end of that

C Kieswetter c Lakmal b Malinga 3 (26m 13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 23.07

England 18/1   AN Cook 15* (20b 3x4)   SL Malinga 2.3-1-6-1

9.2

Lakmal to Trott, OUT, oh dear, that's the end of that. Driven loosely, and in the air, possibly over-anxious about getting his run-rate moving. And that's scooped easily to mid-off

IJL Trott c Dilshan b Lakmal 2 (16m 13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 15.38

England 30/2   AN Cook 25* (30b 5x4)   RAS Lakmal 1.2-0-6-1

19.5

Mendis to Pietersen, OUT, Mendis does for Pietersen again! Great work from him this over. Googly here that Pietersen tries to sweep, the extra bounce finds a top edge that loops all the way to deep midwicket. Ends such a promising innings but the spinners have heaped pressure on England

KP Pietersen c Randiv b Mendis 41 (45m 43b 6x4 0x6) SR: 95.34

England 79/3   AN Cook 32* (50b 5x4)   BMAJ Mendis 2.5-0-6-1

21.3

Mendis to Morgan, OUT, gone this time! Mendis spins one back in as Morgan shuffles back onto his stumps, he's hit on the pad to spark a huge appeal and Billy raises one crooked finger to send the batsman on his way. Another very valuable wicket for Sri Lanka

EJG Morgan lbw b Mendis 4 (7m 7b 1x4 0x6) SR: 57.14

England 85/4   AN Cook 34* (53b 5x4)   BMAJ Mendis 3.3-0-11-2

36.6

Lakmal to Bell, OUT, Bell's struggle ends and Sri Lanka are well on top now! Banged in very short, Bell leant back and upper-cut straight to a gleeful third man

IR Bell c Kulasekara b Lakmal 30 (63m 46b 0x4 0x6) SR: 65.21

England 157/5   AN Cook 71* (100b 8x4)   RAS Lakmal 7-0-40-2

48.5

Kulasekara to Bresnan, OUT, Cook falls trying to steal a bye. Sangakkara hit the stumps with his under-arm flick and it ends a very important innings for Cook. He gets a standing ovation and rightly so, he may not have been swift but England's other batsmen didn't allow him to be

AN Cook run out 119 (208m 143b 13x4 0x6) SR: 83.21

England 232/6   TT Bresnan 26* (28b 1x4)   KMDN Kulasekara 9.5-1-38-0

49.1

Malinga to Bresnan, OUT, ...and strikes with the first ball! Yorker swerves in, finds the inside-edge that cannons off the pad onto the stumps. Dot ball too. Pretty decent effort from Bresnan again, without his fifty stand with Cook England would be in even worse shape

TT Bresnan b Malinga 26 (53m 29b 1x4 0x6) SR: 89.65

England 234/7   SCJ Broad 0* (1b)   SL Malinga 9.1-1-42-2
Series Results
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)
England v Sri Lanka at Leeds - Jul 1, 2011
Sri Lanka won by 69 runs
England v Sri Lanka at The Oval - Jun 28, 2011
England won by 110 runs (D/L method)
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Jul 3, 2011

Alastair Cook sets the field for James Anderson, England v Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Lord's, July 3, 2011

Alastair Cook sets the field for James Anderson

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Jul 3, 2011

Dinesh Chandimal played some enterprising strokes during his century, England v Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Lord's July 3 2011

Dinesh Chandimal played some enterprising strokes during his century

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