Result
3rd ODI (D/N), Manchester, May 28 2014, Sri Lanka tour of England and Ireland
67
(12.1/50 ov, target 68)
73/0
England won by 10 wickets (with 227 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
1y
• The Report by Andrew McGlashan at Old Trafford

Jordan stars in crushing victory

The levels of batting collapses are increasing with each match in this series. Sri Lanka were bowled out for 144 at The Oval, England plummeted for 99 in Durham and here the tourists subsided for 67 to lost by 10 wickets

Match centre 
Scorecard summary
Sri Lanka67(24 overs)
England73/0(12.1 overs)

5.35pm: These two teams have lurched back and forth like two drunken pirates on deck during a storm - after three heavy victories, it would be nice to see a more even contest at Lord's. We'll be back on Saturday to bring you the action but, for now, Alex and myself with say cheerio, leaving the final word to our friend Adam S: "I stand corrected people! Just checked cricinfo again, as an England fan I will be making more such predictions! ;)" Ta ra

5.25pm: Time for the presentations... Angelo Mathews, Sri Lanka captain: "It was difficult, we played some poor shots and the bowlers bowled well. It was a very poor performance. I don't really know what went wrong, the poor shot selection was the main reason we got 67. The wicket did a little bit but it was a disappointing performance. The conditions and the pitches are going to be the main challenge for us, we played well in the second game and we'll need to bounce back. We've got the team to do it, we've showed it the past and we want to stay alive in the series. Hopefully the sun will be out and we get a good game of cricket."

England captain, Alastair Cook: "We did discuss [Durham] of course but it was a really strange game after how we performed at The Oval but we came out firing today. We didn't get it right straight away but Jords really hit them hard. You only have to look at the more established players to see how long it can take to find your feet at international level, so you've got to the give the young guys time. [Anderson] is a world-class performer, it was a hard decision at the toss, so I'm glad they proved me right. [Jordan] has taken to international cricket really well. It was important that me and Belly took control and it was really dark; Belly played really well and you don't often get a 10-wicket win. We do [enjoy playing at Lord's] but so do the opposition and we can't let Sri Lanka come back like we did today."

Chris Jordan is named Man of the Match: "It was just nice to put in a good performance and come up with an emphatic win after how we played at Durham. I didn't think I was too far off in Durham and I just wanted to continue those good things and touch up a couple of bad things. I was a real bang-in bowler, with a heavy length but the last couple of years in county cricket I've bowled a fuller length. It was nice to get the wicket of Sangakkara... We tried to attack because we know wickets stop the opposition from scoring. We'll have to wait and see [about the Tests], I'm just taking it every day as it comes and we'll go to Lord's and do it again."

5.15pm: That six broke a folding chair when it landed up in the stands and Sri Lanka have had a hole punched through them today. This was England's second-quickest chase ever and surely one of the most emphatic ripostes to being dismissed for under 100. It was, of course, a good toss to win (though that didn't help them on Sunday) but James Anderson and Chris Jordan in particular reintroduced Sri Lanka to the devil of batting in England in springtime. Knocking off the requirement at a run-a-ball was pretty convincing, too, though it means the citizens of Manchester have only had 36 overs of cricket for their hard-earned dollar-pounds... Peter Moores will certainly have enjoyed the day back at his old workplace and, as a couple of you have pointed out, this also takes Alastair Cook to 33 ODI wins as England captain, head of the class.

12.1
6
Herath to Bell, SIX runs
Bell wins it with a six, launches the ball down the ground and punches the air - England win by 10 wickets! They've exorcised the ghost of Lumley Castle, stuck a flake in their 99 and strolled to a 2-1 series lead in between the Manchester showers
end of over 125 runs
ENG: 67/0CRR: 5.58 • RRR: 0.02 • Need 1 from 37.5ov
Sir Alastair Cook30 (40)
Ian Bell35 (32)
Ashan Priyanjan2-0-9-0
Rangana Herath3-0-23-0
11.6
Priyanjan to Cook, no run
touch short, tries to chop the ball away, doesn't connect properly
11.5
4
Priyanjan to Cook, FOUR runs
full and Cook leans out to steer a drive wide of mid-on, where Malinga gives a token effort at stopping the ball low to his left - don't think he fancied muddying his knees for that - and the scores are level
11.4
Priyanjan to Cook, no run
bit of width, attempted cut but it comes off a bottom edge
11.3
Priyanjan to Cook, no run
on the stumps, Cook plays it with a straight bat
11.2
1
Priyanjan to Bell, 1 run
reaches out with a horizontal bat and paddles one behind square
11.1
Priyanjan to Bell, no run
tossed up and played back to the bowler
end of over 119 runs
ENG: 62/0CRR: 5.63 • RRR: 0.15 • Need 6 from 37.5ov
Sir Alastair Cook26 (36)
Ian Bell34 (30)
Rangana Herath3-0-23-0
Ashan Priyanjan1-0-4-0

Adam, they're asking for you again... "I just seen the scorecard and wow 67 all out," says VPS. "It just remind me earlier comment when Srilanka was 3 down saying England would panic in that position and all out under 100 while Srilanka wouldn't and get score to 200. Is that fellow watching now?"

10.6
Herath to Cook, no run
good delivery from Herath, over the wicket and the arm ball skids past the outside edge with Cook half forward
10.5
1
Herath to Bell, 1 run
on the stumps, nurdles one to leg
10.4
4
Herath to Bell, FOUR runs
oooh, that warms the cockles, a late cut now, forward and then back to dab the ball away from in front of off stump - the requirement single figures now
10.3
Herath to Bell, no run
tossed up on the stumps and poked back watchfully
10.2
4
Herath to Bell, FOUR runs
lovely stroke from Bell, pushes forward into a super-sexy on-drive and this races away for four
10.1
Herath to Bell, no run
Herath around the wicket, straightening outside off, played back to the bowler
end of over 104 runs
ENG: 53/0CRR: 5.3 • RRR: 0.37 • Need 15 from 37.5ov
Sir Alastair Cook26 (35)
Ian Bell25 (25)
Ashan Priyanjan1-0-4-0
Rangana Herath2-0-14-0

That's the Powerplay done with. I think it's fair to say England are comfortably ahead

9.6
Priyanjan to Cook, no run
floats this one up towards the blockhole, driven back, might have come off the boot, Priyanjan fields
9.5
Priyanjan to Cook, no run
on the stumps and tapped back defensively
9.4
2
Priyanjan to Cook, 2 runs
length ball on the stumps, no turn and milked for a couple down to long leg
9.3
1
Priyanjan to Bell, 1 run
continues around the wicket, touch short and glanced off the hips through square
9.2
1
Priyanjan to Cook, 1 run
goes across his stumps and flicks a single behind square
Best performances - batsmen
IR Bell
41 runs (33)
4 fours
1 sixes
Control91%
Productive shot
cut shot
13 runs
3 fours
0 sixes
225980105
AN Cook
30 runs (40)
2 fours
0 sixes
Control78%
Productive shot
flick
10 runs
1 fours
0 sixes
205313412
Best performances - bowlers
CJ Jordan
O
8
M
0
R
29
W
5
Eco
3.62
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
2W
2W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
JC Tredwell
O
3
M
1
R
2
W
2
Eco
0.66
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
2W
LEGOFF
LHB
Match details
Old Trafford, Manchester
TossEngland , elected to field first
SeriesSri Lanka tour of England and Ireland
Player Of The Match
Chris Jordan
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberODI no. 3494
Season2014
Hours of play (local time)14.00 start, First Session 14.00-17.30, Interval 17.30-18.15, Second Session 18.15-21.45
Match days28 May 2014 - day/night match (50-over match)
Umpires
Michael Gough
Chris Gaffaney
TV Umpire
Marais Erasmus
Reserve Umpire
Tim Robinson
Match Referee
Jeff Crowe