England in Sri Lanka 2018

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England’s Ben Foakes and Ben Stokes turn setbacks into success
The spectacular entrance of Ben Foakes and the supreme application of Ben Stokes were the highlights of England’s whitewash of Sri Lanka

Vic Marks

01, Dec, 2018 @12:01 PM

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‘We’ve shown we’re not one-trick ponies’ – Joe Root delighted by series whitewash
Joe Root said his side had displayed they could succeed away from home conditions with the 3-0 series win over Sri Lanka

Vic Marks at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground

26, Nov, 2018 @3:57 PM

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England seal whitewash in Sri Lanka with third Test win – as it happened
England completed a series whitewash over Sri Lanka by bowling the hosts out for 284 on the fourth day at Colombo, sealing a 42-run win in the third Test

Rob Smyth (earlier) and Nick Miller (now)

26, Nov, 2018 @10:40 AM

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England wrap up series whitewash but are made to sweat by spirited Sri Lanka
England have completed a 3-0 series whitewash in Sri Lanka after beating the
hosts by 42 runs in the third Test in Colombo

Vic Marks at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground

26, Nov, 2018 @10:24 AM

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Jos Buttler a disciple of patience as England pursue series whitewash
England’s Jos Buttler is proving up to the challenge of adjusting from the one-day game saying: ‘I’ve really enjoyed playing Test cricket again’

Vic Marks at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground

25, Nov, 2018 @2:48 PM

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Sri Lanka v England: third Test, day three – as it happened
A partnership of 89 between Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler took the game away from Sri Lanka, who now need at unlikely 274 – with just six second-innings wickets intact – to stave off a whitewash

Rob Smyth (earlier) and Daniel Harris (now)

25, Nov, 2018 @12:23 PM

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England close in on series whitewash after late wickets against Sri Lanka
England are close to their first overseas whitewash in a three-match series since 1963 after Sri Lanka were restricted to 53-4 in pursuit of a target of 327 to win

Vic Marks at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground

25, Nov, 2018 @12:21 PM

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England’s Keaton Jennings holds aces to turn match against Sri Lanka
Keaton Jennings took four catches in Sri Lanka’s first innings and was described by England team-mate Adil Rashid as ‘an exceptional short-leg fielder’

Vic Marks at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground

24, Nov, 2018 @2:53 PM

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Sri Lanka v England: third Test, day two – as it happened
Over-by-over report: England took control of the third Test after a calamitous collapse saw Sri Lanka lose nine wickets for 67 runs in 111 deliveries

Tanya Aldred (earlier) and Simon Burnton (now)

24, Nov, 2018 @12:02 PM

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Adil Rashid magic puts England in control of third Test against Sri Lanka
England lead by 99 in their second innings after Adil Rashid (5-49) helped dismiss Sri Lanka for 240 on day two in Colombo

Vic Marks at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground

24, Nov, 2018 @11:59 AM

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Jonny Bairstow: ‘It’s been an emotional time … there were mood swings’
Jonny Bairstow released his raw emotions after a polished century on his return to the England Test team following injury in the third Test against Sri Lanka

Vic Marks at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground

23, Nov, 2018 @2:22 PM

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Jonny Bairstow makes England’s No 3 spot his own with stirring century
Jonny Bairstow scored a century on his return to No 3 for England on day one of the third Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo

Vic Marks at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground

23, Nov, 2018 @12:19 PM

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