England in Sri Lanka Test Series - 1st Test

Sri Lanka v England

Sri Lanka won by 75 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

18.3

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, SIX, here comes Mahela, gets to the pitch and lifts it with the turn high over midwicket

Sri Lanka 39/3   DPMD Jayawardene 21* (56b 2x4 1x6)   GP Swann 0.3-0-8-0

35.4

Panesar to Chandimal, SIX, out of nowhere, he goes for the slog-sweep, fetches a good length ball from off stump, and slams it over deep midwicket, what a way to get off the mark

Sri Lanka 87/4   LD Chandimal 6* (10b 1x6)   MS Panesar 10.4-7-16-0

43.3

Patel to Chandimal, SIX, he comes down the track this time, another one flighted slow, Chandimal is to the pitch and mows it over long on with a huge swipe

Sri Lanka 108/4   LD Chandimal 22* (32b 1x4 2x6)   SR Patel 4.3-1-17-0

67.5

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, SIX, and Mahela rubs it in next ball, couple of steps down the pitch, fetches the shortish delivery and hammers it over deep midwicket

Sri Lanka 199/7   DPMD Jayawardene 96* (198b 11x4 2x6)   JM Anderson 13.5-4-42-3

72.2

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, SIX, here he comes, as calm as one can be when charging out, lofts with the spin high over wide long on

Sri Lanka 218/7   DPMD Jayawardene 115* (220b 12x4 3x6)   GP Swann 19.2-3-79-0
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Series Results
Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (PSS) - Apr 3-7, 2012
England won by 8 wickets
Sri Lanka v England at Galle - Mar 26-29, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 75 runs
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Mar 29, 2012

Chanaka Welegedara, Dinesh Chandimal and Suraj Randiv leave with souvenirs, Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day, March 29, 2012

The Sri Lankans leave with souvenirs

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Mar 29, 2012

Jonathan Trott walks off after being dismissed for 112, Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day, March 29, 2012

Jonathan Trott walks off after being dismissed for 112

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