Saturday, September 26, 2009

Unlikely win for England against the Lankans

The English pace trio helped England restrict Sri Lanka's strong batting combination to a mediocre 212.Sri Lanka were allout in 47.3 overs.James Anderson bowled superbly taking 3/20 in his 9.3 overs,and was well supported by Broad who took 3/49.Graham Onions took 2 very wickets of Jayasuriya and Sangakkara early on.Kandamby and Mathews were major contributors making 53 and 52 respectively.The English reply started off shakily 2 early wickets falling.After 8 overs overs,they were 19 for 2.However,they chased it comfortably with 6 wickets in hand and 5 overs to spare.Owais Shah made 44,while Morgan was impressive as well with 62 not out.Spin wizard Murali was expensive giving away 60 in his 10 overs taking just 1 wicket.Man of the match was Paul Collingwood who made a 46 in 51 balls and bowled well giving just 24 in his 8 overs,though he didnt take any wickets.This suprise win open ups the group with each team winning 1 game except New Zealand.

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