result
1st Test, Galle, Jan 14 - Jan 18 2021, England tour of Sri Lanka
135 & 359
(24.2 ov, target 74)421 & 76/3
England won by 7 wickets
player of the match
Joe Root
England
Best performances - Batsmen
Joe Root portrait
JE Root
228 runs (321)
18 fours
1 six
Control90%
Productive shot
sweep shot
48 runs
6 fours
0 sixes
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Lahiru Thirimanne portrait
HDRL Thirimanne
111 runs (251)
12 fours
0 sixes
Control88%
Productive shot
flick
39 runs
2 fours
0 sixes
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Best performances - Bowlers
Jack Leach portrait
MJ Leach
O
41.5
M
6
R
122
W
5
ECO
2.92
  • Full Toss
  • Yorker
  • Full Length
  • Good Length
  • Short of good length
  • Short Length
OFFLEG
RHB
1W
1W3W
LEGOFF
LHB
Dom Bess portrait
DM Bess
O
10.1
M
3
R
30
W
5
ECO
2.95
  • Full Toss
  • Yorker
  • Full Length
  • Good Length
  • Short of good length
  • Short Length
OFFLEG
RHB
1W1W
1W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
1W
Partnerships
First innings
Team Image
Sri Lanka
16 (39)
MDKJ Perera12 (17)
HDRL Thirimanne4 (22)
0 (2)
MDKJ Perera0 (0)
BKG Mendis0 (2)
9 (21)
AD Mathews1 (10)
MDKJ Perera8 (11)
56 (113)
AD Mathews26 (44)
LD Chandimal28 (69)
0 (2)
LD Chandimal0 (2)
N Dickwella0 (0)
24 (53)
N Dickwella12 (21)
MD Shanaka12 (32)
21 (26)
MD Shanaka11 (16)
PWH de Silva10 (10)
0 (2)
MDK Perera0 (2)
PWH de Silva0 (0)
4 (6)
PWH de Silva4 (5)
L Embuldeniya0 (1)
5 (14)
PWH de Silva5 (7)
AM Fernando0 (7)
Team Image
England
10 (27)
DP Sibley4 (15)
Z Crawley5 (12)
7 (26)
JM Bairstow3 (12)
Z Crawley4 (14)
114 (202)
JM Bairstow44 (81)
JE Root70 (121)
173 (263)
JE Root90 (113)
DW Lawrence73 (150)
68 (113)
JE Root36 (56)
JC Buttler30 (57)
0 (1)
JE Root0 (0)
SM Curran0 (1)
10 (10)
JE Root10 (6)
DM Bess0 (4)
16 (32)
JE Root12 (12)
MJ Leach4 (20)
8 (14)
JE Root6 (5)
MA Wood2 (9)
15 (21)
SCJ Broad11 (13)
JE Root4 (8)
Second innings
Team Image
Sri Lanka
101 (226)
MDKJ Perera62 (109)
HDRL Thirimanne38 (117)
54 (135)
HDRL Thirimanne37 (70)
BKG Mendis15 (65)
3 (19)
HDRL Thirimanne3 (8)
L Embuldeniya0 (11)
52 (116)
AD Mathews18 (60)
HDRL Thirimanne33 (56)
33 (56)
AD Mathews13 (28)
LD Chandimal20 (28)
48 (142)
AD Mathews16 (68)
N Dickwella29 (74)
5 (7)
AD Mathews1 (2)
MD Shanaka4 (5)
18 (36)
AD Mathews6 (18)
PWH de Silva12 (18)
38 (63)
MDK Perera24 (38)
AD Mathews10 (25)
7 (24)
AD Mathews7 (18)
AM Fernando0 (6)
Team Image
England
3 (6)
DP Sibley2 (5)
Z Crawley1 (1)
9 (24)
JM Bairstow2 (4)
Z Crawley7 (20)
2 (6)
JM Bairstow1 (3)
JE Root1 (3)
62* (110)
JM Bairstow32 (58)
DW Lawrence21 (52)