England in Sri Lanka 2020-21

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Joe Root believes England can go to India confident after Sri Lanka win
Joe Root claimed his England team ‘could not be in a better place’ to take on India after completing a 2-0 series win in Sri Lanka

Ali Martin

25, Jan, 2021 @5:27 PM

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England's spin twins show promise in Sri Lanka but real test is yet to come | Andy Bull
Dom Bess and Jack Leach delivered under pressure to bowl out Sri Lanka, but will India’s batsmen be so accommodating?

Andy Bull

25, Jan, 2021 @3:49 PM

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England beat Sri Lanka in second Test to sweep series – as it happened
England chased down 164 with six wickets to spare as they completed a 2-0 series win on a dramatic day in Galle

Daniel Harris (earlier) and Tim de Lisle (now)

25, Jan, 2021 @3:12 PM

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England's Jos Buttler lauds Joe Root for 'masterclass in batting against spin'
Buttler described Root’s eight-hour 186 as ‘an amazing effort’ as England finished day three trailing Sri Lanka by 42 runs on 339 for nine

Ali Martin

24, Jan, 2021 @4:11 PM

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Embuldeniya's spin for Sri Lanka stops England's Joe Root winning the day | Emma John
Lasith Embuldeniya received limited appreciation in this stripped-back show but his performance for Sri Lanka handed them the edge despite Joe Root’s chanceless innings for England

Emma John

24, Jan, 2021 @3:03 PM

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Sri Lanka v England: second Test, day three – as it happened!
Another terrific day’s play saw another terrific century from Joe Root and more terrific bowling from Lasith Embuldeniya, whose seven wickets have given the home side a decent chance of levelling the series

Adam Collins (earlier) and Daniel Harris (later)

24, Jan, 2021 @12:46 PM

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Jimmy Anderson's brilliance poses questions about rotation policy | Tim de Lisle
England’s record wicket-taker shines on return in place of Stuart Broad but would their attack be more effective with the pair bowling in tandem?

Tim de Lisle

23, Jan, 2021 @5:21 PM

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Jimmy Anderson seeks to improve by watching athlete Carl Lewis
The England bowler said he is studying the former sprinter to improve his running technique and take pressure off his body

Ali Martin

23, Jan, 2021 @3:42 PM

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Sri Lanka v England: second Test, day two – as it happened
Joe Root’s sparkling 67* took England to 98-2 at the close after James Anderson helped keep Sri Lanka to 381 with remarkable figures of 6-40

Adam Collins and Rob Smyth

23, Jan, 2021 @12:08 PM

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Jimmy Anderson makes Sri Lanka his happy hunting ground, for a change | Andy Bull
England veteran showed undimmed resolve in his 157th Test to wring out three cheap wickets in tough bowling conditions

Andy Bull

22, Jan, 2021 @3:30 PM

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Mark Wood relieved to finally get wicket before rest from England tour
Mark Wood finally got a wicket late on the first day of the second Test in Galle when he dismissed the Sri Lanka captain, Dinesh Chandimal, lbw

Andy Bull

22, Jan, 2021 @2:36 PM

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Sri Lanka v England: second Test, day one – as it happened
An unbeaten 107 from Angelo Mathews helped Sri Lanka recover after James Anderson took three wickets on day one of the second Test

Daniel Harris (earlier) and Tim de Lisle (now)

22, Jan, 2021 @12:55 PM

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