We believed in ourselves – Chandimal

Outplayed for virtually the entire ODI series which they had already lost with England gaining a 3-0 lead Sri Lanka bounced back in dramatic fashion to beat the no. 1 ranked side by a comprehensive margin of 219 runs under the D/L method to salvage some pride in the fifth and final match played at the R Premadasa Stadium on Tuesday.


Lankan batting fires on all cylinders to deliver long overdue win

Sri Lanka’s wobbly batting line up finally got everything right to run up their highest ever ODI total at the R Premadasa Stadium – 366 for 6 wickets and beat England by a thumping margin of 219 runs on the D/L rain rule after heavy rains washed out play in the fifth and final match with England poorly placed at 132 for 9 wickets in 26.1 overs.


England’s got more experience, but we‘ve got more mystery – Chandimal

DAMBULLA, Tuesday : The original rationale in building a cricket stadium in the dry zone Dambulla was that it provided Sri Lanka with the potential to host one-day matches throughout the year. But times have changed. Yesterday we saw both Sri Lanka and England cricketers being greeted with unrelenting rain at the Rangiri Dambulla Stadium that deprived them of any practice ahead of today’s five-match ODI series lung-opener.

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