Monday, 20 June 2011

England Take The Series 1-0 Against Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka stand-in skipper Sangakkara saved his country from losing the test series 2-0 today after putting up a great fight taking the tourists to 334-5, Sangakkara was standing in for the injured Tillarkaratne Dilshan and made his first Test hundred on English soil.

England won the series with a 1-0 after rain took out the afternoon session, Andrew Strauss England team had tried to get the Sri Lankan’s out before the rain was schedule to fall, but Sangakkara stood up tall and England found it hard to take out the Sri Lankan’s.

Thilan Samaraweera weighed in with unbeaten 87 as Sri Lanka reached tea with a substantial lead of 141, but once the rained started to fall down, both captains shook hands on a draw on the third and final test.

Any hopes of a thrilling final session were dashed by the heavy rain meaning no further play was possible after the interval. Best Blogger Tips
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