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England v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Edgbaston

Fine-tuning for Sri Lanka to peak at World Cup

Jun 4, 2014: Sri Lanka have the batting raw materials to launch a fine World Cup campaign but a little polishing may make a considerable difference in eight months' time

Andrew Fidel Fernando

England v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Edgbaston

England must confront failings to improve

Jun 4, 2014: There were some admirable aspects to England's cricket in this series but they are going to need to rethink their tactics for the World Cup

George Dobell

England v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Edgbaston

Emboldened Sri Lanka keep their cool

Jun 3, 2014: It may have been tempting for Sri Lanka to hide Sachithra Senanayake in this match, in hope the furore would blow over. But emboldened by the added pressure instead, they made his role in the match more prominent

Andrew Fidel Fernando

England v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Edgbaston

Jayawardene defends Buttler Mankading

Jun 3, 2014: Mahela Jayawardene has defended the Sri Lanka team after England's captain, Alastair Cook, suggested "a line had been crossed" in the deciding ODI of the series between England and Sri Lanka

George Dobell at Edgbaston

England v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Edgbaston

Jayawardene finds the gap

Jun 3, 2014: Plays of the day from the fifth and final one-day international between England and Sri Lanka

George Dobell and Alan Gardner

England v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Edgbaston

Senanayake catches Buttler dozing

Jun 3, 2014: Jos Buttler should have known better when Sachithra Senanayake warned him about backing up too far - the bowler does not deserve criticism for 'Mankading'

George Dobell at Edgbaston

England v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Edgbaston

SL claim series amid Senanayake controversy

Jun 3, 2014: Figures of 1 for 36 were just one thread of Sri Lanka's series-clinching six-wicket win but, by running out Jos Buttler while the batsman was backing up, Sachithra Senanayake ensured that the narrative would be wound around him

The Report by Alan Gardner

England v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Edgbaston

England face test of priorities

Jun 2, 2014: If England do win the ODI series against Sri Lanka, it may only serve to mask some of the issues they must resolve ahead of the World Cup

George Dobell

England v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Edgbaston

Unpredictability gives decider edge

Jun 2, 2014: ESPNcricinfo previews the fifth and deciding ODI at Edgbaston

The Preview by Andrew Fidel Fernando
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Sri Lanka won by 100 runs
England v Sri Lanka at Lord's - Jun 12-16, 2014
Match drawn
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Match drawn
England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham - Jun 3, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets (with 10 balls remaining)
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