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    2.4 gone! Carberry's stay is a short one. Classic Kulasekara dismissal of a left-hander. Pitches it on middle and off, wobbles it away. Carberry gets a thin but audible edge as he prods on the front foot, and Sangakkara collects at around knee height. Sri Lanka have their first. 19/1
    4.4 nice use of the variation from Kulasekara. This is the one that straightens down the line a tad. It doesn't do a lot, but Bell is expecting this wide, back of a length ball to seam in as they usually do, and ends up giving a thick edge to Sangakkara. Kula hasn't got his lines right, but he's got two nonetheless. 26/2
    6.2 another one for Kulasekara, and I think this is the one that straightens again. This is angled across Ballance, who expects it to jag away when it pitches on a length, but it seams the other way - not a lot, but enough to beat the bat and strike the front pad. That would have gone on to hit off stump. The umpire raises his finger. Ballance doesn't bother reviewing. Seam has got the England top order in tatters 29/4
    5.2 OH! And that's completely done Root in. The batsman misjudges the length completely, stays back to a length ball he could have come forward to, and what's more, played down the wrong line to a ball that seamed away. Root plays too straight and Malinga cleans up the off stump. England in a state early on. 27/3
    25.2 back of a length, pulled hard, good timing but Morgan has perfectly picked out deep midwicket who holds a solid catch. Morgan was understandably swinging at anything in his zone and he made a great connection but couldn't keep it down or indeed get the direction right 95/9
    14.6 bowled him! Completely foxes him in the flight, Bopara pushes at this one, as it pitches outside off. Doesn't account for the turn or the bounce that Senanayake gets, and the ball beats the inside edge and strikes off stump. England in further disarray. Think that was the one that moves off the seam. Bopara was caught in two minds whether to come forward or back. 46/5
    17.1 Oh geez, what's happened there? That one looks like it stopped on Buttler, but Mathews does do that sometimes. It's a fairly average ball otherwise, and Buttler will be annoyed by that. It's short of a length, about a foot outside off. The batsman looks to drag it to leg, but is fooled by the lack of pace. In the end, all he does is bunt it up gently in the air to the off side, where Senanayake at short cover dives to his side and snaffles it. 55/6
    18.2 sharp offspin, Jordan caught on the crease and given out lbw was it doing too much? Jordan goes for the review. He's right back on the stumps and hit in line with middle and Hawk Eye has it smashing leg stump so a second good decision from umpire Erasmus in the innings and England slide further. He can biff the seamers but a different kettle of fish against spin for Jordan 63/7
    22.1 tossed up just outside off and Tredwell lifts it up and down the ground and straight into the hands of long-off. What a funny shot. I assumed it was a calm chip for a couple over the in-field but Tredwell has just knocked it nicely to the fielder coming in a few yards. Bizarre. Terrible stroke 73/8
    26.1 a charge down the wicket, wild swing having got nowhere near the pitch of the ball and Anderson is bowled and England have been routed here. A pretty ugly ending with a miserable shot from Anderson to lose his off stump. Completes an excellent spell from Senanayake, his fourth wicket 99/10
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    9 (lb 3, nb 1, w 5)
    TOTAL
    99 all out (26.1 Overs, RR: 3.78)
    Fall of wickets: 1-19 (MA Carberry, 2.4 ov), 2-26 (IR Bell, 4.4 ov), 3-27 (JE Root, 5.2 ov), 4-29 (GS Ballance, 6.2 ov), 5-46 (RS Bopara, 14.6 ov), 6-55 (JC Buttler, 17.1 ov), 7-63 (CJ Jordan, 18.2 ov), 8-73 (JC Tredwell, 22.1 ov), 9-95 (EJG Morgan, 25.2 ov), 10-99 (JM Anderson, 26.1 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    KMDN Kulasekara6.031532.50291000
    SL Malinga4.011714.25171001
    KTGD Prasad6.003616.00264240
    SMSM Senanayake7.111341.81361000
    AD Mathews2.00914.5071010
    TM Dilshan1.00606.0031000

Match Notes

Past the low-water mark

86

England's lowest score in ODIs is still 86, made against Australia in 2001

A new best

88

Tillakaratne Dilshan's score was his best in an ODI in England

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