Sri Lanka v England 2007-08

Showing news for 3rd Test: Sri Lanka v England at Galle, Dec 18-22, 2007

Showing 1-20 Previous pagePrevious Next Next page

Third Test Match

Sri Lanka v England 2007-07

Apr 9, 2008: Wisden's match report for the third Test between Sri Lanka and England, 2007-08

Vic Marks

Sri Lanka v England, 3rd Test, Galle

England fined for slow over-rate

Dec 25, 2007: England have been penalised for maintaining a slow over-rate during the third Test against Sri Lanka in Galle

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka v England, 3rd Test Galle

England fined for slow over-rate

Dec 24, 2007: Michael Vaughan, England's captain, has been fined 40% of his match fees while the rest of the team received a 20% cut on their earnings, for maintaining a slow over-rate during the third Test against Sri Lanka in Galle

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka v England, 3rd Test, Galle

Vaughan: 'Losing can become a habit'

Dec 23, 2007: Michael Vaughan had admitted that Sri Lanka deserved their series win over England and that England had been "beaten by a better team"

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka v England, 3rd Test, Galle, 5th day

England were out-thought and outclassed

Dec 22, 2007: And so England's series ended as it had begun, with the tail clinging on amid the lengthening shadows, waiting for the elements to give them a reprieve

Andrew Miller in Galle

Sri Lanka v England, 3rd Test, Galle, 5th day

Sidebottom out-lasts Pietersen

Dec 22, 2007: Andrew Miller provides the plays of the fifth and final day at Galle

Andrew Miller at Galle

Sri Lanka v England, 3rd Test, Galle, 5th day

Rain denies Sri Lanka's victory charge

Dec 22, 2007: Sri Lanka were denied victory at Galle when a second torrential afternoon downpour ended the final Test during the last session with England tottering on 251 for 6

The Bulletin by Andrew McGlashan

Sri Lanka v England, 3rd Test, Galle, 4th day

Cook seeks redemption

Dec 21, 2007: A weather-ruined day has given England a hope of saving the third and final Test, but it's going to take more than that to wash away the memory of Thursday's abject performance

Andrew Miller at Galle

Sri Lanka v England, 3rd Test, Galle, 4th day

Weather and Cook delay Sri Lanka

Dec 21, 2007: England's hopes of securing a face-saving draw they scarcely deserve have been boosted after torrential rain washed out the final two sessions on the fourth day at Galle

The Bulletin by Andrew McGlashan

Sri Lanka v England, 3rd Test, Galle, 3rd day

England's goose is cooked

Dec 20, 2007: As and when England are finally put out of their misery in this series, the world rankings will reveal that their golden era is officially over. In one fell swoop, they will have slipped from No. 2 to No. 5, the result of two indifferent years since the 2

Andrew Miller at Galle

Sri Lanka v England, 3rd Test, Galle, 3rd day

Vaas proud of allround display

Dec 20, 2007: Chaminda Vaas, the Sri Lanka fast bowler, spoke of his pride in answering the critics who questioned his value after he struck a workmanlike 90 and took four wickets on the third day against England at Galle

Sa'adi Thawfeeq at Galle

Sri Lanka v England, 3rd Test, Galle, 3rd day

Vaas the bat

Dec 20, 2007: Andrew Miller provides the plays of the third day at Galle

Andrew Miller at Galle

Sri Lanka v England, 3rd Test, Galle, 3rd day

Hopeless England routed for 81

Dec 20, 2007: A mentally shattered England folded for 81, their lowest total for five years, on the third day at Galle as Chaminda Vaas led a bowling display which put Sri Lanka within sight of the 2-0 win that will lift them to second place in the world rankings

The Bulletin by Andrew McGlashan

Sri Lanka v England, 3rd Test, Galle, 2nd day

An opportunity availed by Dilshan

Dec 19, 2007: Tillakaratne Dilshan, who scored a stylish 84 on his return to the Sri Lankan team, said he was under no pressure

Sa'adi Thawfeeq in Galle

Sri Lanka v England, 3rd Test, Galle, 2nd day

Jayawardene accuses England of giving up

Dec 19, 2007: Not content with locking them out of the final Test with a steadfast and brilliant 149 not out, Mahela Jayawardene accused England afterwards of lacking the will to win

Andrew Miller at Galle

Plays of the day

Jayawardene's gains and Prior's losses

Dec 19, 2007: Andrew Miller presents the plays of the second day from the third Test between Sri Lanka and England at Galle

Andrew Miller at Galle

Sri Lanka v England, 3rd Test, Galle, 2nd day

Unstoppable Jayawardene brings series closer

Dec 19, 2007: Sri Lanka's hunt for a series victory has become a personal quest for Mahela Jayawardene after his unbeaten 149 kept England in the field throughout the second day at Galle

The Bulletin by Andrew McGlashan

Sri Lanka v England, 3rd Test, Galle, 1st day

Bayliss surprised by Galle pitch

Dec 18, 2007: Sri Lanka's coach, Trevor Bayliss, has expressed surprise at the way the Galle wicket played, after his team scored 147 for 4 on a rain delayed opening day

Sa'adi Thawfeeq in Galle

Sri Lanka v England, 3rd Test, Galle, 1st day

'I've stopped beating myself up'- Harmison

Dec 18, 2007: For the second innings running, Steve Harmison was the pick of a committed England attack

Andrew Miller at Galle

Sri Lanka v England, 3rd Test, Galle, 1st day

Harrying Harmy finds his mojo

Dec 18, 2007: Andrew Miller provides the plays of the opening day from Galle

Andrew Miller at Galle
Showing 1-20 Previous pagePrevious Next Next page

Top

Tour Results
Sri Lanka v England at Galle - Dec 18-22, 2007
Match drawn
Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (SSC) - Dec 9-13, 2007
Match drawn
Sri Lanka v England at Kandy - Dec 1-5, 2007
Sri Lanka won by 88 runs
SL BP XI v England XI at Colombo (NCC) - Nov 25-27, 2007
England XI won by 5 wickets
SL BP XI v England XI at Colombo (CCC) - Nov 20-22, 2007
Match drawn
More results »
News | Features Last 3 days
News | Features Last 3 days