Mahela Jayawardena made a regal 72 n.o to guide his team to an emphatic 9 wicket win
Sri Lanka are contemplating resting Mahela Jayawardene from games in order to prolong the star batsman’s career.
Sri Lanka won by 69 runs
Sri Lanka trails second-placed India by one ratings point but will take sole position of second place if it wins the series 4-1 or better.
James Anderson inspired England to a 110-run win over Sri Lanka in the first one-day international here at The Oval on Tuesday.
England won by 110 runs (D/L method)
Mahela Jayawardenaa’s unbeaten 72 saw Sri Lanka to a crushing nine-wicket victory against England in the lone Twenty20 international on Saturday.
Sri Lanka stand-in skipper Thilina Kandamby insisted he had no problems with Sanath Jayasuriya’s brief return to international cricket after the veteran took two wickets in the Twenty20 victory against England.
SL won by 9 wickets
Both England and Sri Lanka will be led by novice captains when they meet in the Twenty20 international here on Saturday.
The Sri Lanka team has been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during the third and final Test against England at Southampton.
Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara’s maiden Test hundred in England helped the tourists save the series finale at the Rose Bowl here on Monday.
Pictures from Sanath Jayasuriya’s residence while he packs his bags prior to his departure to England.
Lahiru Thirimanne’s Test debut joy was short lived when he was dismissed for just 10 runs on the 1st day of the 3rd Test.