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Monday, Oct 21, 2019

Sri Lanka vs England as it happened, 1st Test Day 4: ENG win by 211 runs, take 1-0 lead

Catch all the action as it happened from the fourth day of the first Test between Sri Lanka and England in Galle. England won the match by 211 runs.

cricket Updated: Nov 09, 2018 16:32 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
England won the first Test match by 211 runs.
England won the first Test match by 211 runs. (AP)

England took a 1-0 lead in the Test series after winning the match in Galle comfortably by 211 runs on Friday. Set a mammoth target of 462 The Lankans never looked likely to chase down the target and were bowled out for 250. Angelo Matthews was once again the top scorer with a half-century. Spinners did most of the damage picking up eight wickets between them with Moeen Ali picking four. Debutant wicket-keeper Ben Foakes was named man of the match for a brilliant century in the first innings.


First Published: Nov 09, 2018 08:59 IST

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