England in Sri Lanka Test Series - 2nd Test

Sri Lanka v England

England won by 8 wickets

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0.2

Anderson to Dilshan, no run, that's a good delivery from Anderson, on the stumps and has Dilshan defending rather awkwardly

0.3

Anderson to Dilshan, no run, he's circumspect outside the off stump, late movement and Dilshan hangs his bat out

0.4

Anderson to Dilshan, no run, pushes it inside out towards point, full and on the stumps, late away movement

0.5

Anderson to Dilshan, no run, gets this one to nip back in from the seam, lands outside off and keeps a bit low to Prior

0.6

Anderson to Dilshan, no run, stays beside the line and pushes it to point on the front foot

Sri Lanka 1/0   TM Dilshan 0* (5b)

2.1

Anderson to Dilshan, no run, there's an appeal for an lbw, swinging in and hitting the pads as he tries to flick, height could have been a factor, inside edge too maybe, Strauss pondered but decided not to review

2.2

Anderson to Dilshan, 2 runs, swings it in again and he flicks it to the leg side

2.3

Anderson to Dilshan, FOUR, aims for the blockhole but it becomes a half volley, Dilshan jams it hard down the pitch and it comfortably beats mid-off

2.4

Anderson to Dilshan, no run, short and wide and he chops it hard straight to point

2.5

Anderson to Dilshan, no run, gives him width again but he decides not to offer a shot

2.6

Anderson to Dilshan, no run, well you can't keep him too quiet for too long! Wide delivery and he tries to wallop that down the ground but the ball moves inwards and nearly takes the inside edge

Sri Lanka 9/0   TM Dilshan 6* (11b 1x4)

4.1

Anderson to Dilshan, no run, thick inside edge onto the pads but Anderson didn't catch that, let out a strong appeal

4.2

Anderson to Dilshan, no run, shapes to drive through the covers but turns the face of the bat and drives to the bowler

4.3

Anderson to Dilshan, FOUR, no risks involved in that, full outside off and he bends his knee slightly and thrashes it past mid-off and cover, hit that hard

4.4

Anderson to Dilshan, FOUR, replay of the previous delivery, full outside off and he drives this harder, exploits the huge gap at cover, raced away

4.5

Anderson to Dilshan, OUT, Anderson has the last laugh! He learns from his mistake after the two boundaries by holding the length back, more on a good length but Dilshan had to play at it, was forward and beside the line and he ended up getting an outside edge that travelled low to Prior's right

TM Dilshan c †Prior b Anderson 14 (19m 16b 3x4 0x6) SR: 87.50

Sri Lanka 21/1   TM Dilshan 14 (16b 3x4)
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Series Results
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England won by 8 wickets
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Sri Lanka won by 75 runs
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Apr 7, 2012

An England fan joins Kevin Pietersen and Alastair Cook in the middle, Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Colombo, P Sara Oval, 5th day, April 7, 2012

An England fan joins Kevin Pietersen and Alastair Cook in the middle

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Apr 7, 2012

Andrew Strauss and Mahela Jayawardene share the trophy after the series ended 1-1, Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Colombo, P Sara Oval, 5th day, April 7, 2012

Andrew Strauss and Mahela Jayawardene share the trophy after the series ended 1-1

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