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Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, Galle

Jonny Bairstow says that the pleasure of sealing victory in the first Test at Galle makes the hardships of life in the England bubble worthwhile, after he and Dan Lawrence soothed the team’s jitters on the final morning of the first Test to seal an emphatic seven-wicket victory over Sri …

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Recent Match Report – Sri Lanka vs England 1st Test 2021

Report Few alarms for England’s batsmen in final push after fourth-evening jitters England 421 (Root 228, Lawrence 73) and 76 for 3 (Bairstow 35*) beat Sri Lanka 135 (Bess 5-30) and 359 (Thirimanne 111, Leach 5-122) by seven wickets England have won the first Test in Galle by seven wickets. …

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Sri Lanka vs England, 1st Test, Galle

Not even the lure of watching his beloved Liverpool reclaim top spot in the Premier League from arch-rivals Manchester United is likely to deflect Jack Leach from his primary objective tonight – a good night’s sleep. That’s the effect that a hard day’s toil can have on a cricketer in …

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Recent Match Report – Sri Lanka vs England 1st Test 2021

Report Deficit reduced to 44 as England’s spinners struggle to exert control Sri Lanka 135 and 242 for 4 (Mathews 30*, Chandimal 20*) trail England 421 by 44 runs Lahiru Thirimanne’s first Test century in almost eight years has helped Sri Lanka take another step towards parity on the fourth …

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Recent Match Report – Sri Lanka vs England 1st Test 2021

Report Dan Lawrence makes accomplished debut as tourists build lead Joe Root’s highest Test score since November 2019 has helped England into a dominant position at lunch on the second day of the first Test in Galle. Root went through 2020 without a century – the first time in his …

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Sri Lanka vs England, 1st Test

News Offspinner returned his best Test figures as Sri Lanka collapsed If Dom Bess’ bowling analysis on the first day of the Galle Test teaches us anything, it’s probably that individual statistics can be deeply misleading in a team game. Bess claimed 5 for 30, his best Test figures, as …

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