ICC Champions Trophy - 8th match, Group A

England v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets (with 17 balls remaining)

9.1

Eranga to Cook, no run, full and length but well wide of off stump and ignored

9.2

Eranga to Cook, no run, tighter line, back of a length, tucked to square leg

9.3

Eranga to Cook, 1 run, full and wide of off stump, Cook goes forward to drive and doesn't time it, gets a toe-end perhaps down to third man, looked a bit ungainly

9.4

Eranga to Bell, no run, length ball, angled in to off stump, tucked to midwicket

9.5

Eranga to Bell, FOUR, full and well wide of off stump, Bell gets down on one knee and drives over the covers for four, got it a little low on the bat but timed it pretty well and into the gap

9.6

Eranga to Bell, no run, much tighter line and played towards mid-on

England 38/0   RMS Eranga 1-0-5-0

11.1

Eranga to Cook, 1 run, short and cut hard to the cover point sweeper, a very poor return and Sangakkara had to scramble hard to save an overthrow

11.2

Eranga to Bell, no run, back of a length around off stump, dabbed into the covers

11.3

Eranga to Bell, OUT, full ball on the stumps and chipped straight to midwicket. A very poor stroke, had the whole of the on side to play into and finds the man, Bell should be very disappointed, it was a poor delivery really, drifting into the pads on a full length to be whipped away but Bell has picked out the fielder

IR Bell c Perera b Eranga 20 (48m 37b 3x4 0x6) SR: 54.05

11.4

Eranga to Trott, 1 wide, another poor ball but this time he concedes a wide

11.4

Eranga to Trott, 1 run, length just outside off and dab down to third man, 50 comes up

11.5

Eranga to Cook, 1 run, length ball outside off, pushed firmly through the covers, a sweeper is in place

11.6

Eranga to Trott, no run, a decent short ball, well-directed and Trott sways inside the line

England 51/1   RMS Eranga 2-0-9-1

13.1

Eranga to Trott, no run, bumper, Trott stays inside the line and plays it comfortably

13.2

Eranga to Trott, no run, back of a length just outside off stump, cut to backward point

13.3

Eranga to Trott, 2 runs, full on the leg stump, clipped down to long leg and Kulasekara races to his right, slides and save, excellent work

13.4

Eranga to Trott, 1 run, length ball just outside off stump, Trott opens the face and guides it to third man, they push hard for two but Trott decides against it

13.5

Eranga to Cook, no run, back of a length just outside off stump, blocked into midwicket off the inner half of bat

13.6

Eranga to Cook, 1 run, back of a length just outside off stump, pulled and gets it to the deep square leg

England 57/1   RMS Eranga 3-0-13-1

15.1

Eranga to Trott, no run, length outside off stump, too close to cut and Trott gets beaten outside the off stump

15.2

Eranga to Trott, 1 run, just tries to dab this and does it successfully down to third man

15.3

Eranga to Cook, 1 run, length ball outside the left-hander's off stump this time, goes to cut but doesn't time it, gets it backward of point

15.4

Eranga to Trott, 2 runs, back of a length outside off stump, cut hard into the ground and the deep cover point has to run to his right to field and they get two

15.5

Eranga to Trott, 2 runs, straighter line and flicked through midwicket for another couple

15.6

Eranga to Trott, no run, poor stroke, a bit of a waft outside off to a length ball that wasn't at all there to drive, very un-Trott

England 69/1   RMS Eranga 4-0-19-1

17.1

Eranga to Trott, 1 run, short of a length and there's width for Trott to chop into the ground through point out to the sweeper

17.2

Eranga to Cook, 1 run, angled across, touch short and dabbed through square for another single

17.3

Eranga to Trott, 1 run, goes across and tickles one off a length wide of mid-on

17.4

Eranga to Cook, 3 runs, on the pads, length delivery and whipped past mid-on and out towards deep midwicket, picks the gap well and they pick up three

17.5

Eranga to Trott, 1 run, in the channel, waits on it and deflects to third man

17.6

Eranga to Cook, no run, pitched up, tight line around off stump, defended into the ground and Eranga fields in his follow through

England 80/1   RMS Eranga 5-0-26-1

36.1

Eranga to Trott, 1 run, full toss on middle stump, tucked into midwicket and a parrying saves at least a second run

36.2

Eranga to Root, no run, very full outside off but Root's drive goes straight to backward point, missed out there

36.3

Eranga to Root, FOUR, down across the off stump and ramps it from a straight line over short long leg, super execution, very brave too

36.4

Eranga to Root, 1 run, full and well wide outside off stump, Root has to lean right out to driven and gets it to deep cover, would have been wide if he would have left it

36.5

Eranga to Trott, 1 run, full ball on off stump, pushed to mid-on whose on the edge of the circle and they get a quick single

36.6

Eranga to Root, no run, goes to ramp again but it was a better length and Root can only get it off the toe, having adjusted slightly to playing with a more straight bat, towards the keeper

England 178/2   RMS Eranga 6-0-33-1

38.1

Eranga to Trott, 1 run, full toss wide of off stump, Trott leans out to it and guides it down to third man

38.2

Eranga to Root, 1 run, another wide full ball, Root reaches out and gets a bottom edge towards point and they get a quick single

38.3

Eranga to Trott, FOUR, full ball just outside off stump, Root drives and opens the face to get it past extra cover, it's timed so well and beats Jayawardene's dive at deep cover, what timing from Trott

38.4

Eranga to Trott, no run, in the slot again but this time finds the bowler, it was a touch fuller

38.5

Eranga to Trott, 1 wide, full and wide of off stump, too wide, just on the guideline though but they are, by definition, only a guide

38.5

Eranga to Trott, 1 run, full and wide of off again, this time driven out to deep cover

38.6

Eranga to Root, 1 run, very full on off stump, driven out to deep cover opening the face, quite wristily played

England 195/2   RMS Eranga 7-0-42-1

44.1

Eranga to Morgan, 1 run, full and wide of off stump, they've got a cover sweep for Morgan and he fields

44.2

Eranga to Root, 1 run, full toss outside off, Root doesn't time it and bloops it over the bowler down to long off

44.3

Eranga to Morgan, 2 runs, full and well wide of off stump, swung away off a bit of an outside edge, deep cover runs to his right to field

44.4

Eranga to Morgan, no run, full and outside off again, slapped to extra cover on the edge of the circle but they refuse the run

44.5

Eranga to Morgan, 1 run, very full and outside off stump, dug out and as it runs to backward point they take a single

44.6

Eranga to Root, 2 runs, goes for the reverse paddle and ends up scooping it almost directly over Sangakkara, does get all of it though and third man is able to come around and field

England 244/3   RMS Eranga 8-0-49-1

47.1

Eranga to Bresnan, no run, length ball on the stumps, pushed into midwicket

47.2

Eranga to Bresnan, 1 run, firm push down to long on from a length ball on the stumps

47.3

Eranga to Bopara, 1 run, a swing down the ground, doesn't get all of it and long on comes in to field

47.4

Eranga to Bresnan, no run, cramps Bresnan up as he tries to stay leg side and pushes back to the bowler

47.5

Eranga to Bresnan, OUT, full and straight and cleans Bresnan up as it tries to swing it down the ground and loses his leg stump, just missed a straight one there Bressy. It seemed to be in the slot to drive, Bresnan tried but made no connection

TT Bresnan b Eranga 4 (6m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 57.14

47.6

Eranga to Broad, 1 run, off stump on a length, punched through the covers

England 255/7   RMS Eranga 9-0-52-2

49.1

Eranga to Bopara, SIX, full ball on off stump and mowed into the crowd over long-on, big stroke, the timing was superb, that's gone way back, 88 metres

49.2

Eranga to Bopara, FOUR, slower ball outside off and slogged past midwicket, four more, well struck again

49.3

Eranga to Bopara, SIX, oh yes, over extra cover for six, what a shot, wide of off stump and smashed into the crowd again, fabulous strike, what a shot, best of the lot today

49.4

Eranga to Bopara, FOUR, full ball on the stumps and smashed over the bowler's head, Bowden dives out of the way and ends up on the floor signalling four, another sweet strike from Bopara

49.5

Eranga to Bopara, 2 runs, fine yorker, dug out down the ground but it's gone slowly towards long-off so they get two

49.6

Eranga to Bopara, SIX, full toss on the stumps and smashed into the stand again! What late hitting from Bopara, taken off a straight line and over long on it goes

England 293/7   RMS Eranga 10-0-80-2
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India won by 5 runs
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Australia v Sri Lanka at The Oval - Jun 17, 2013
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Jun 13, 2013

Spectators exhibit different emotions, England v Sri Lanka, Champions Trophy, Group A, The Oval, June 13, 2013

Spectators exhibit different emotions

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Jun 13, 2013

James Anderson went for 12 in his final over, England v Sri Lanka, Champions Trophy, Group A, The Oval, June 13, 2013

James Anderson went for 12 in his final over

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