result
2nd Test, Galle, Jan 22 - 26 2021, England tour of Sri Lanka
381 & 126
(43.3 ov, target 164)344 & 164/4
England won by 6 wickets
player of the match
Joe Root
England
Sri Lanka 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Lahiru Thirimanne c †Buttler b Anderson43951235045.26
Kusal Perera c Root b Anderson614201042.86
Oshada Fernando  b Anderson044000.00
Angelo Mathews c †Buttler b Anderson11023837611046.22
Dinesh Chandimal (c)lbw b Wood521211844142.98
Niroshan Dickwella c Leach b Anderson9214423510063.89
Ramesh Mendis c †Buttler b Wood0716000.00
Dilruwan Perera c Leach b Curran671702248139.41
Suranga Lakmal c Crawley b Anderson024000.00
Lasith Embuldeniya c Root b Wood733580121.21
Asitha Fernando not out 01035000.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 1, w 1)4
TOTAL(139.3 Ov, RR: 2.73)381
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Kusal Perera, 4.1 ov), 2-7 (Oshada Fernando, 4.5 ov), 3-76 (Lahiru Thirimanne, 26.2 ov), 4-193 (Dinesh Chandimal, 68.6 ov), 5-232 (Angelo Mathews, 88.6 ov), 6-243 (Ramesh Mendis, 91.6 ov), 7-332 (Niroshan Dickwella, 120.4 ov), 8-332 (Suranga Lakmal, 120.6 ov), 9-364 (Lasith Embuldeniya, 132.6 ov), 10-381 (Dilruwan Perera, 139.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
James Anderson29134061.381556000
Sam Curran18.336013.24859000
Jack Leach38511903.131539200
Mark Wood2848433.0012610011
Dom Bess2627602.921055100
England 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Zak Crawley c Thirimanne b Embuldeniya524311020.83
Dom Sibley lbw b Embuldeniya01422000.00
Jonny Bairstow c BOP Fernando b Embuldeniya28731415038.36
Joe Root (c)run out (BOP Fernando)18630949518060.19
Dan Lawrence c Thirimanne b Embuldeniya321290014.29
Jos Buttler c BOP Fernando b Mendis55951457057.89
Sam Curran c Thirimanne b Embuldeniya1343450130.23
Dom Bess c Thirimanne b Embuldeniya32951284033.68
Mark Wood c Thirimanne b Embuldeniya1690016.67
Jack Leach lbw b MDK Perera11722005.88
James Anderson not out 4591080.00
Extras(b 8, lb 3, nb 5)16
TOTAL(116.1 Ov, RR: 2.96)344
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Dom Sibley, 5.2 ov), 2-5 (Zak Crawley, 7.1 ov), 3-116 (Jonny Bairstow, 35.5 ov), 4-132 (Dan Lawrence, 41.2 ov), 5-229 (Jos Buttler, 70.5 ov), 6-252 (Sam Curran, 81.2 ov), 7-333 (Dom Bess, 109.5 ov), 8-337 (Mark Wood, 111.2 ov), 9-339 (Joe Root, 114.2 ov), 10-344 (Jack Leach, 116.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Suranga Lakmal1673101.94815000
Lasith Embuldeniya42613773.2617815004
Asitha Fernando1023103.10455000
Dilruwan Perera32.148612.671366101
Ramesh Mendis1614813.00635000
Sri Lanka 2nd INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Kusal Perera lbw b Leach1425262056.00
Lahiru Thirimanne c Crawley b Leach1333630039.39
Oshada Fernando c Crawley b Bess319190015.79
Angelo Mathews  b Bess511240045.45
Dinesh Chandimal (c)c Anderson b Leach961520150.00
Niroshan Dickwella c Lawrence b Bess714301050.00
Ramesh Mendis c †Buttler b Leach1620443080.00
Dilruwan Perera c Crawley b Bess413140030.77
Suranga Lakmal not out 1132541034.38
Lasith Embuldeniya c Bairstow b Root4042376195.24
Asitha Fernando  b Root012000.00
Extras(b 3, nb 1)4
TOTAL(35.5 Ov, RR: 3.51)126
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Kusal Perera, 5.2 ov), 2-29 (Oshada Fernando, 10.4 ov), 3-37 (Lahiru Thirimanne, 13.5 ov), 4-37 (Angelo Mathews, 14.4 ov), 5-47 (Dinesh Chandimal, 15.6 ov), 6-66 (Niroshan Dickwella, 20.1 ov), 7-70 (Dilruwan Perera, 22.3 ov), 8-78 (Ramesh Mendis, 25.1 ov), 9-126 (Lasith Embuldeniya, 35.4 ov), 10-126 (Asitha Fernando, 35.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
James Anderson20603.0080000
Sam Curran20904.5092000
Dom Bess1614943.06656000
Jack Leach1415944.21557101
Joe Root1.51020.00110000
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 164 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Zak Crawley c BOP Fernando b Embuldeniya1319161068.42
Dom Sibley not out 561441812038.89
Jonny Bairstow lbw b Embuldeniya29284631103.57
Joe Root (c) b Mendis1116301068.75
Dan Lawrence c †Dickwella b Embuldeniya29140022.22
Jos Buttler not out 4648775095.83
Extras(lb 4, nb 3)7
TOTAL(43.3 Ov, RR: 3.77)164/4
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Zak Crawley, 4.5 ov), 2-62 (Jonny Bairstow, 14.5 ov), 3-84 (Joe Root, 21.5 ov), 4-89 (Dan Lawrence, 24.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Lasith Embuldeniya2037333.65777002
Dilruwan Perera13.313902.89552001
Ramesh Mendis1004814.80283100
MATCH DETAILS
Galle International Stadium
TossSri Lanka, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Sri LankaICC World Test Championship
Season2020/21
Player Of The Match
Joe Root
Joe Root
Player Of The Series
Joe Root
Joe Root
Series resultEngland won the 2-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 2405
Hours of play (local time)10:00 start, Lunch 12.00-12.40, Tea 14.40-15.00, Close 17.00
Match days22,23,24,25 January 2021 - day match (5-day match)
Test debut
Ramesh Mendis
Ramesh Mendis
Umpires
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Kumar Dharmasena
Sri Lanka Image
Ruchira Palliyaguruge
TV Umpire
Sri Lanka Image
Lyndon Hannibal
Reserve Umpire
Sri Lanka Image
Raveendra Wimalasiri
Match Referee
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Ranjan Madugalle
PointsEngland 60, Sri Lanka 0
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 22 Jan - day 1 -Sri Lanka 1st innings 229/4 (Angelo Mathews 107*, Niroshan Dickwella 19*, 87 ov)
Sat, 23 Jan - day 2 -England 1st innings 98/2 (Jonny Bairstow 24*, Joe Root 67*, 30 ov)
Sun, 24 Jan - day 3 -England 1st innings 339/9 (Jack Leach 0*, 114.2 ov)
Mon, 25 Jan - day 4 -England 2nd innings 164/4 (43.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • Sri Lanka 1st innings
  • Over 1.2: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - RSA Palliyaguruge, Batsman - MDKJ Perera (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 28/2 in 13.0 overs (HDRL Thirimanne 19, AD Mathews 2)
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 19.1 overs (115 balls), Extras 1
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 93 balls (HDRL Thirimanne 34, AD Mathews 15, Ex 1)
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 76/2 in 26.0 overs (HDRL Thirimanne 43, AD Mathews 26)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 34.5 overs (209 balls), Extras 1
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 108/3 in 39.0 overs (AD Mathews 41, LD Chandimal 17)
  • AD Mathews: 50 off 89 balls (7 x 4)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 103 balls (AD Mathews 26, LD Chandimal 29, Ex 0)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 50.4 overs (304 balls), Extras 1
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 155/3 in 53.0 overs (AD Mathews 63, LD Chandimal 42)
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 222 balls (AD Mathews 54, LD Chandimal 47, Ex 0)
  • LD Chandimal: 50 off 110 balls (4 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 193/4 in 69.0 overs (AD Mathews 91)
  • Over 68.6: Review by Sri Lanka (Batting), Umpire - HDPK Dharmasena, Batsman - LD Chandimal (Struck down)
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 74.3 overs (447 balls), Extras 1
  • AD Mathews: 100 off 207 balls (10 x 4)
  • New ball taken at 80.1 overs
  • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 229/4 in 87.0 overs (AD Mathews 107, N Dickwella 19)
Day 2
  • Over 88.6: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - HDPK Dharmasena, Batsman - AD Mathews (Upheld)
  • Sri Lanka: 250 runs in 94.2 overs (566 balls), Extras 2
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 264/6 in 98.0 overs (N Dickwella 49, MDK Perera 1)
  • N Dickwella: 50 off 95 balls (6 x 4)
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 87 balls (N Dickwella 31, MDK Perera 18, Ex 1)
  • Sri Lanka: 300 runs in 107.5 overs (648 balls), Extras 3
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 313/6 in 113.0 overs (N Dickwella 78, MDK Perera 21)
  • Over 115.4: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - RSA Palliyaguruge, Batsman - MDK Perera (Struck down)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 346/8 in 126.0 overs (MDK Perera 40, L Embuldeniya 0)
  • Sri Lanka: 350 runs in 127.4 overs (767 balls), Extras 3
  • MDK Perera: 50 off 134 balls (5 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Innings Break: Sri Lanka - 381/10 in 139.3 overs (AM Fernando 0)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 381/10 in 139.3 overs (AM Fernando 0)
  • England 1st innings
  • Over 5.2: Review by England (Batting), Umpire - RSA Palliyaguruge, Batsman - DP Sibley (Struck down)
  • Drinks: England - 37/2 in 16.0 overs (JM Bairstow 12, JE Root 20)
  • England: 50 runs in 19.1 overs (115 balls), Extras 0
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 74 balls (JM Bairstow 17, JE Root 33, Ex 0)
  • Over 20.4: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - HDPK Dharmasena, Batsman - JE Root (Struck down)
  • JE Root: 50 off 65 balls (7 x 4)
  • Over 26.5: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - HDPK Dharmasena, Batsman - JM Bairstow (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • End Of Day: England - 98/2 in 30.0 overs (JM Bairstow 24, JE Root 67)
Day 3
  • England: 100 runs in 30.3 overs (183 balls), Extras 2
  • 3rd Wicket: 100 runs in 154 balls (JM Bairstow 24, JE Root 73, Ex 3)
  • Over 35.5: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - RSA Palliyaguruge, Batsman - JM Bairstow (Upheld)
  • Drinks: England - 139/4 in 44.0 overs (JE Root 90, JC Buttler 5)
  • England: 150 runs in 45.4 overs (277 balls), Extras 8
  • JE Root: 100 off 139 balls (14 x 4)
  • Over 52.1: Review by England (Batting), Umpire - HDPK Dharmasena, Batsman - JC Buttler (Upheld)
  • Lunch: England - 181/4 in 55.0 overs (JE Root 105, JC Buttler 30)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 87 balls (JE Root 18, JC Buttler 30, Ex 3)
  • England: 200 runs in 62.3 overs (379 balls), Extras 11
  • JC Buttler: 50 off 80 balls (7 x 4)
  • Drinks: England - 223/4 in 68.0 overs (JE Root 124, JC Buttler 52)
  • New ball taken at 80.1 overs
  • Over 80.3: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - HDPK Dharmasena, Batsman - SM Curran (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • England: 250 runs in 80.6 overs (490 balls), Extras 11
  • Tea: England - 252/6 in 81.2 overs (JE Root 137)
  • JE Root: 150 off 257 balls (16 x 4)
  • England: 300 runs in 97.3 overs (590 balls), Extras 16
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 98 balls (JE Root 22, DM Bess 23, Ex 5)
  • Drinks: England - 303/6 in 98.0 overs (JE Root 160, DM Bess 23)
  • End Of Day: England - 339/9 in 114.2 overs (MJ Leach 0)
Day 4
  • Innings Break: England - 344/10 in 116.1 overs (JM Anderson 4)
  • Over 116.1: Review by England (Batting), Umpire - HDPK Dharmasena, Batsman - MJ Leach (Struck down)
  • Sri Lanka 2nd innings
  • Over 5.2: Review by Sri Lanka (Batting), Umpire - HDPK Dharmasena, Batsman - MDKJ Perera (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 33/2 in 12.0 overs (HDRL Thirimanne 11, AD Mathews 3)
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 16.1 overs (98 balls), Extras 2
  • Over 17.4: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - HDPK Dharmasena, Batsman - N Dickwella (Struck down)
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 67/6 in 21.0 overs (RTM Mendis 11, MDK Perera 1)
  • Over 23.5: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - HDPK Dharmasena, Batsman - RTM Mendis (Struck down)
  • Over 25.1: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - HDPK Dharmasena, Batsman - RTM Mendis (Upheld)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 29.5 overs (180 balls), Extras 4
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 126/9 in 35.4 overs (RAS Lakmal 11)
  • Innings Break: Sri Lanka - 126/10 in 35.5 overs (RAS Lakmal 11)
  • England 2nd innings
  • Over 10.4: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - HDPK Dharmasena, Batsman - DP Sibley (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • Over 11.3: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - RSA Palliyaguruge, Batsman - DP Sibley (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • Tea: England - 46/1 in 12.0 overs (DP Sibley 14, JM Bairstow 17)
  • England: 50 runs in 12.2 overs (76 balls), Extras 2
  • Over 12.3: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - HDPK Dharmasena, Batsman - JM Bairstow (Struck down)
  • Over 14.5: Review by England (Batting), Umpire - HDPK Dharmasena, Batsman - JM Bairstow (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • England: 100 runs in 26.4 overs (163 balls), Extras 7
  • Drinks: England - 100/4 in 27.0 overs (DP Sibley 34, JC Buttler 4)
  • Over 33.1: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - RSA Palliyaguruge, Batsman - DP Sibley (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 76 balls (DP Sibley 19, JC Buttler 31, Ex 0)
  • Drinks: England - 143/4 in 39.0 overs (DP Sibley 48, JC Buttler 33)
  • England: 150 runs in 40.2 overs (245 balls), Extras 7
  • DP Sibley: 50 off 139 balls (2 x 4)