England vs Sri Lanka 27th Match at Leeds, 21 Jun, 2019

Toss: Sri Lanka, who chose to bat
Sri Lanka 232/9 (50)
England 212/10 (47)
Sri Lanka won by 20 runs
Man of the Match: SL Malinga
  • Ben Stokes 82 * (89)

Over 0.3 SL Malinga bowls a good length delivery to Joe Root, no run, gets back in the crease and defends it to point with an open face bat.

Over 0.4 SL Malinga bowls a good length delivery to Joe Root, no run, gets back in the crease and tries to push at it, the ball beats the outside edge of the bat.

Over 0.5 SL Malinga bowls a good length delivery to Joe Root, 2 runs, gets forward and guides it away down to the third man with an open face bat and picks up a couple of runs.

Over 0.6 SL Malinga bowls a back of length delivery to Joe Root, no run, gets back in the crease and blocks it on the off-side watchfully.

Over 1.3 Nuwan Pradeep bowls a good length delivery to Joe Root, no run, gets behind the line on the back foot and defends it down the pitch.

Over 1.4 Nuwan Pradeep bowls a good length delivery to Joe Root, no run, gets inside the line and watchfully and solidly defended off the back foot.

Over 1.5 Nuwan Pradeep bowls a good length delivery to Joe Root, no run, toe-ends into the off-side as he was trying to guide the ball

Over 1.6 Nuwan Pradeep bowls a pitched up delivery to Joe Root, no run, gets forward and looks to drive and gets beaten.

Over 3.1 Nuwan Pradeep bowls a good length delivery to Joe Root, no run, gets inside the line and looks to punch off the back foot, misses.

Over 3.2 Nuwan Pradeep bowls a back of length delivery to Joe Root, no run, gets on top of the bounce and punches it straight to the man at point.

Over 3.3 Nuwan Pradeep bowls a back of length delivery to Joe Root, Boundary! Goes on to the back foot and punches it nicely through point and the ball raced away to the fence for four.

Over 3.4 Nuwan Pradeep bowls a good length delivery to Joe Root, 2 runs, stays inside the crease and steers it past the man at backward point and picks up a couple of runs.

Over 3.5 Nuwan Pradeep bowls a good length delivery to Joe Root, no run, gets cover the line on the front foot and blocks it to cover.

Over 3.6 Nuwan Pradeep bowls a good length delivery to Joe Root, no run, comes on to the front foot and driven straight to the man at cover.

Over 4.2 SL Malinga bowls a good length delivery to Joe Root, 2 runs, gets wait for the ball on the back foot and guides it away down to the third man and picks up a couple of runs.

Over 4.3 SL Malinga bowls a good length delivery to Joe Root, 2 runs,  guided off the back foot to point, straight to the fielder but fumble.

Over 4.4 SL Malinga bowls a pitched up delivery to Joe Root, no run, gets forward and  trying to flick, luckily managed to defend

Over 4.5 SL Malinga bowls a good length delivery to Joe Root, no run, gets back in the crease and  guided to backward point

Over 4.6 SL Malinga bowls a good length delivery to Joe Root, no run, gets forward and defends into the off-side.

Over 5.4 Nuwan Pradeep bowls a good length delivery to Joe Root, no run, gets cover the line on the front foot and defends it on the off-side.

Over 5.5 Nuwan Pradeep bowls a good length delivery to Joe Root, no run, gets forward and went for a drive through the line, the ball beats the outside edge of the bat.

Over 5.6 Nuwan Pradeep bowls a pitched up delivery to Joe Root, no run, gets across the line and flicks it straight to the man at mid-wicket.

Over 7.2 Nuwan Pradeep bowls a good length delivery to Joe Root, no run, gets forward and defends it down the pitch back to the bowler.

Over 7.3 Nuwan Pradeep bowls a good length delivery to Joe Root, no run, gets forward and defends it to cover watchfully.

Over 7.4 Nuwan Pradeep bowls a pitched up delivery to Joe Root, no run, gets forward and punches it straight back to the bowler.

Over 7.5 Nuwan Pradeep bowls a good length delivery to Joe Root, no run, gets back in the crease and punches it straight to the man at mid-on.

Over 7.6 Nuwan Pradeep bowls a pitched up delivery to Joe Root, no run, gets across the line and flicks it straight to the man at mid-on.

Over 8.4 SL Malinga bowls a good length delivery to Joe Root, no run, gets on top of the bounce and punches it straight to the man at point.

Over 8.5 SL Malinga bowls a good length delivery to Joe Root, no run, gets forward and blocks it down the pitch back to the bowler.

Over 8.6 SL Malinga bowls a pitched up delivery to Joe Root, Boundary! Comes on to the front foot and driven along the ground to the long-off fence for four.

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