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Match Day

1306dThe Report by George Dobell at Trent Bridge

Plunkett's last-ball six secures dramatic tie

Liam Plunkett thrashed a six from the final ball of an incredible game to secure a tie between England and Sri Lanka in the first ODI of the Royal London series at Trent Bridge

1305dGeorge Dobell at Trent Bridge

'Thought we had it in the bag' - Mathews

Angelo Mathews admitted he thought Sri Lanka "had the game in the bag" after a dramatic tie in the first ODI of the Royal London series

1305dMelinda Farrell

Mathews a doubt after hamstring strain

Angelo Matthews remains under an injury cloud and must undergo a fitness test on Wednesday before he can be cleared to play in the second ODI against England at Edgbaston on Friday

1306dBharath Seervi

Records tumble in dramatic tie

Stats highlights from the first ODI at Trent Bridge where England managed to salvage a tie from the final delivery

1307dGeorge Dobell

Stokes absence sets selection poser

England will have to change the balance of their ODI side due to Ben Stokes' injury, with Jonny Bairstow favoured to come in as an extra batsman


A tie!


No. of higher totals at which an ODI has been tied - 340 Eng v NZ in 2008, 338 Ind v Eng 2015 and 314 NZ v Ind 2014.

Buttler at Trent Bridge


Number of 40+ scores for Buttler in ODIs at Trent Bridge in as many innings, including this match. He scored 47* (16) v NZ, 2013 and 42 (58) v Ind, 2014.

Top-order failure


Last time 4 of England's top-5 were out for single-digit scores, before today - vs NZ, Johannesburg, 2009.

Root's low scores


No. of times Root has got out for single-digit scores in 3 consecutive inns in International matches. He made 4, 6, 0 v Pak in 2015 before 3, 4, 2 v SL now.

Openers' low


Runs aggregated by England openers, is the lowest for them in ODIs against SL. Previous lowest: 8 at Premadasa, 1992-93 and at Lord's 2014

Not a strong finish


Last time SL scored fewer runs in the last ten overs of an ODI than the 61 runs in this match - 54 against Ind, Cardiff (instances where they played all 60 balls)



Runs scored by SL in seven overs from 34th to 40th. In previous 3 overs, 31st to 33rd, they had made 49 runs, most of those by Prasanna.

Dealing in boundaries


Runs scored by Seekkuge Prasanna in boundaries when he reached 50, in 24 balls. He hit 6 fours & 4 sixes to get to the 2nd fastest 50 for SL vs Eng in ODIs.

Reliable pair


Runs added by Chandimal and Mathews in the last 2 ODIs they batted together - 93 v NZ, 88 v Ire. They have added more than 50 runs today as well.

Huge totals


Ave 1st inns total in the 2 List-A matches at Trent Bridge this season. Notts scored 445/8 and 415/5 and in reply the opposition teams made 425 and 379 respectively.

Chasing venue


Win-loss record for the chasing teams at Trent Bridge in the last 9 ODIs. England chased down 350 against New Zealand last year here.

Sri Lanka tour of England and Ireland 2016