England have gone onto capture the NatWest Series at Chester-le-Street 3-0 with one more match to come. Needing only 201 to win, England was lucky to get improved batting conditions as the overcast conditions disappeared and the sun came out to ease things for the batsmen.
England defeated Australia by 15 runs in the first NatWest ODI at Lord’s with the fast bowling quartet of the hosts coming good. Australia chasing a formidable target of 273 were restricted to 257 for 9.
England need 229 more runs to win while Sri Lanka need 8 more wickets to take to win the Galle Test which could be over on Day 4. Story of Sri Lanka Vs England, Day 3, 1st Test at Galle, Just Retirement 2012