England v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka go crazy after the final wicket falls with a ball to spare
Sri Lanka go crazy after the final wicket falls with a ball to spare © Getty Images


    It's time to stop treating umpires with contempt

Ed Smith: Since players know they can get away without sanction, umpires are often reduced to a chorus

    'England were as ruthless as a watermelon'

From Las Vegas, Andy Zaltzman reviews the England-Sri Lanka series

    Abbey Road photographs, and Yorkshire hospitality

Diary: Our correspondent takes in tea at Lord's, fish and chips at Headingley, and a heady Sri Lankan series win

    Cook needs to get on the front foot

Martin Crowe: More intent to stay forward at the crease and on the field as captain will help mute his harshest critics

    Boycott remains a priceless voice

Mark Nicholas: Cricket is still the fire in Geoff Boycott's belly. Each moment is analysed before the burst of opinion is unleashed

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Sri Lanka's triumph of attitude

Janaka Malwatta: They won in England by playing tough, bloody-minded cricket, refusing to take a backward step, on or off the pitch

Headingley's challenge to get the crowds back

Dave Hawksworth: Despite reduced ticket prices and homegrown Test players, fans stayed away

A potential box-office hit

Jon Hotten: In a country yet to embrace the increasingly porous boundaries between formats, Jos Buttler could be England's next star


Sri Lanka in Ireland ODI Series, 2014

Sri Lanka in England T20I Match, 2014

Sri Lanka in England ODI Series, 2014

Sri Lanka in England Test Series, 2014

Sri Lanka tour of England and Ireland, May-Jun 2014

Test matches

One-Day Internationals

Twenty20 Internationals

Twenty20 matches

Quote Unquote

Angelo Mathews, the victorious Sri Lanka captain, responds to Michael Vaughan's claim that the side had "a glorified county attack".

Journalists sit in the press box during a rain break
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James Anderson breaks down during the post-match presentation
Sri Lanka celebrate with the series trophy
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Alastair Cook and England reflect on another defeat
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Shaminda Eranga (right) took the series-winning wicket
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Sri Lanka begin their celebrations after clinching the last wicket
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William Porterfield (c) Alex Cusack
George Dockrell Ed Joyce
Andy McBrine Tim Murtagh
Kevin O'Brien Niall O'Brien
Andrew Poynter Max Sorensen
Paul Stirling Stuart Thompson
Gary Wilson (wk)
Tour Results
England v Sri Lanka at Leeds - Jun 20-24, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 100 runs
England v Sri Lanka at Lord's - Jun 12-16, 2014
Match drawn
Northants v Sri Lankans at Northampton - Jun 5-8, 2014
Match drawn
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
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