Result
Tour Match, Colombo (PSS), Sep 28 2007, England tour of Sri Lanka
314/4
(45.2/50 ov, target 315)
234
England XI won by 80 runs
1y
• Cricinfo staff

Bell propels England victory

Ian Bell showed the level-headedness that England had been missing during the ICC World Twenty20, as he eased to the first century of their one-day tour of Sri Lanka

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Scorecard summary
England XI314/4(50 overs)
Sri Lanka Cricket XI234(45.2 overs)
45.2
w
Panesar to Fernando, OUT
WLP Fernando c Swann b Panesar 4 (10m 7b 1x4 0x6) SR: 57.14
45.1
1
Panesar to Priyanjan, 1 run
end of over 456 runs
SLCXI: 233/9CRR: 5.17 • RRR: 16.40 • Need 82 from 30b
Lasith Fernando4 (6)
Ashan Priyanjan29 (36)
Stuart Broad7-0-34-2
44.6
4
Broad to Fernando, FOUR runs
44.5
Broad to Fernando, no run
44.4
1
Broad to Priyanjan, 1 run
44.3
Broad to Priyanjan, no run
44.3
1w
Broad to Priyanjan, 1 wide
44.2
Broad to Priyanjan, no run
44.1
Broad to Priyanjan, no run
end of over 441 runs
SLCXI: 227/9CRR: 5.15 • RRR: 14.66 • Need 88 from 36b
Lasith Fernando0 (4)
Ashan Priyanjan28 (32)
Monty Panesar8-0-49-0
43.6
Panesar to Fernando, no run
43.5
Panesar to Fernando, no run
43.4
Panesar to Fernando, no run
43.3
Panesar to Fernando, no run
43.2
1
Panesar to Priyanjan, 1 run
43.1
Panesar to Priyanjan, no run
end of over 437 runs • 1 wicket
SLCXI: 226/9CRR: 5.25 • RRR: 12.71 • Need 89 from 42b
Ashan Priyanjan27 (30)
Stuart Broad6-0-28-2
42.6
w
Broad to Bandara, OUT
HMCM Bandara lbw b Broad 27 (36m 36b 3x4 0x6) SR: 75.00
42.5
Broad to Bandara, no run
42.4
Broad to Bandara, no run
Match details
P Sara Oval, Colombo
TossEngland XI , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Sri Lanka
Players per side14(11 batting, 11 fielding)
Season2007/08
Hours of play (local time)10.00 start, First Session 10.00-13.30 Interval 13.30-14.15, Second Session 14.15-17.45
Match days28 September 2007 (50-over match)
Umpires
Ranmore Martinesz
Jagath Nandakumar