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Test No. 2403

England tour of Sri Lanka 2021

2020-21 season
Sri Lanka vs England - 1st Test
14-18 January, 2021 (5-day match)

England led the 2-match series 1-0

Venue : Galle International Stadium
Toss : Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first
Result : England won by 7 wickets


Sri Lanka 1st Innings
4s 
6s
SR 
»
Lahiru Thirimanne c Bairstow b Broad
22 
0
18.18 
»
Kusal Perera c Root b Bess
20 
28 
0
71.43 
»
Kusal Mendis c Buttler b Broad
0
0.00 
»
Angelo Mathews c Root b Broad
27 
54 
1
50.00 
»
Dinesh Chandimal c Curran b Leach
28 
71 
0
39.44 
»
Niroshan Dickwella c Sibley b Bess
12 
21 
0
57.14 
»
Dasun Shanaka c Buttler b Bess
23 
48 
0
47.92 
»
Wanindu Hasaranga de Silva b Bess
19 
22 
0
86.36 
»
Dilruwan Perera b Bess
0
0.00 
»
Lasith Embuldeniya run out
0
0.00 
»
Asitha Fernando Not Out
0
0.00 
Extras LB 1, N 1
2
Total : (all out in 46.1 overs)
135
RR : 2.92

Fall of wickets : 1-16 (Lahiru Thirimanne, 6.3 ov), 2-16 (Kusal Mendis, 6.5 ov), 3-25 (Kusal Perera, 10.2 ov), 4-81 (Angelo Mathews, 28.6 ov), 5-81 (Dinesh Chandimal, 29.2 ov), 6-105 (Niroshan Dickwella, 38.1 ov), 7-126 (Dasun Shanaka, 42.3 ov), 8-126 (Dilruwan Perera, 42.5 ov), 9-130 (Lasith Embuldeniya, 43.5 ov), 10-135 (Wanindu Hasaranga, 46.1 ov)

Bowlers
O
M
R
W
RPO
NB
Wd
 
»
Stuart Broad
9
20 
3
2.22
0
0
»
Sam Curran
4
0
2.00
0
0
»
Mark Wood
6
21 
0
3.50
0
0
»
Dom Bess
10
.1
30 
5
2.95
0
0
»
Jack Leach
17
55 
1
3.24
1
0

England 1st Innings
4s 
6s
SR 
»
Zak Crawley c Hasaranga b Embuldeniya
26 
0
34.62 
»
Dom Sibley c Thirimanne b Embuldeniya
15 
0
26.67 
»
Jonny Bairstow c Mendis b Embuldeniya
47 
93 
0
50.54 
»
Joe Root c Embuldeniya b MDK Perera
228 
321 
18 
1
71.03 
»
Dan Lawrence c Mendis b MDK Perera
73 
150 
1
48.67 
»
Jos Buttler c Dickwella b Fernando
30 
57 
0
52.63 
»
Sam Curran b Fernando
0
0.00 
»
Dom Bess run out
0
0.00 
»
Jack Leach lbw b MDK Perera
20 
0
20.00 
»
Mark Wood c Dickwella b MDK Perera
0
22.22 
»
Stuart Broad Not Out
11 
13 
0
84.62 
Extras B 7, N 6
13
Total : (all out in 117.1 overs)
421
RR : 3.59

Fall of wickets : 1-10 (Dom Sibley, 4.2 ov), 2-17 (Zak Crawley, 8.4 ov), 3-131 (Jonny Bairstow, 42.2 ov), 4-304 (Dan Lawrence, 85.3 ov), 5-372 (Jos Buttler, 104.1 ov), 6-372 (Sam Curran, 104.2 ov), 7-382 (Dom Bess, 105.6 ov), 8-398 (Jack Leach, 111.2 ov), 9-406 (Mark Wood, 113.4 ov), 10-421 (Joe Root, 117.1 ov)

Bowlers
O
M
R
W
RPO
NB
Wd
 
»
Lasith Embuldeniya
45
176 
3
3.91
2
0
»
Asitha Fernando
14
44 
2
3.14
0
0
»
Wanindu Hasaranga de Silva
15
63 
0
4.20
2
0
»
Dilruwan Perera
36
.1
109 
4
3.01
2
0
»
Dasun Shanaka
7
22 
0
3.14
0
0

Sri Lanka 2nd Innings
4s 
6s
SR 
»
Kusal Perera c Leach b Curran
62 
109 
1
56.88 
»
Lahiru Thirimanne c Buttler b Curran
111 
251 
12 
0
44.22 
»
Kusal Mendis c Buttler b Leach
15 
65 
0
23.08 
»
Lasith Embuldeniya c Sibley b Bess
11 
0
0.00 
»
Angelo Mathews c Root b Leach
71 
219 
0
32.42 
»
Dinesh Chandimal c Root b Bess
20 
28 
0
71.43 
»
Niroshan Dickwella c Buttler b Bess
29 
74 
0
39.19 
»
Dasun Shanaka b Leach
0
80.00 
»
Wanindu Hasaranga de Silva c Root b Leach
12 
18 
0
66.67 
»
Dilruwan Perera st Buttler b Leach
24 
38 
0
63.16 
»
Asitha Fernando Not Out
0
0.00 
Extras B 7, LB 1, N 3
11
Total : (all out in 136.5 overs)
359
RR : 2.62

Fall of wickets : 1-101 (Kusal Perera, 37.4 ov), 2-155 (Kusal Mendis, 59.5 ov), 3-158 (Lasith Embuldeniya, 62.6 ov), 4-210 (Lahiru Thirimanne, 82.1 ov), 5-243 (Dinesh Chandimal, 91.3 ov), 6-291 (Niroshan Dickwella, 115.1 ov), 7-296 (Dasun Shanaka, 116.2 ov), 8-314 (Wanindu Hasaranga, 122.2 ov), 9-352 (Dilruwan Perera, 132.5 ov), 10-359 (Angelo Mathews, 136.5 ov)

Bowlers
O
M
R
W
RPO
NB
Wd
 
»
Stuart Broad
17
11 
14 
0
0.82
0
0
»
Sam Curran
11
37 
2
3.36
1
0
»
Dom Bess
33
100 
3
3.03
0
0
»
Mark Wood
21
49 
0
2.33
0
0
»
Jack Leach
41
.5
122 
5
2.92
1
0
»
Joe Root
11
19 
0
1.73
0
0
»
Dan Lawrence
2
10 
0
5.00
1
0

England 2nd Innings
(Target: 74 runs)
4s 
6s
SR 
»
Zak Crawley c Mendis b Embuldeniya
21 
0
38.10 
»
Dom Sibley b Embuldeniya
0
40.00 
»
Jonny Bairstow Not Out
35 
65 
0
53.85 
»
Joe Root run out
0
33.33 
»
Dan Lawrence Not Out
21 
52 
0
40.38 
Extras LB 9
9
Total : (3 wickets in 24.2 overs)
76
RR : 3.12

did not bat: Dom Bess, Jack Leach, Jos Buttler, Mark Wood, Sam Curran, Stuart Broad

Fall of wickets : 1-3 (Dom Sibley, 0.6 ov), 2-12 (Zak Crawley, 4.6 ov), 3-14 (Joe Root, 5.6 ov)

Bowlers
O
M
R
W
RPO
NB
Wd
 
»
Lasith Embuldeniya
12
29 
2
2.42
0
0
»
Dilruwan Perera
11
.2
34 
0
3.00
0
0
»
Wanindu Hasaranga de Silva
1
0
4.00
0
0

Match details
Points: England 60, Sri Lanka 0
Debuts: Dan Lawrence (England)
Man of the Match: Joe Root (England)
Umpires : Kumar Dharmasena (Sri Lanka) and Ruchira Palliyaguruge (Sri Lanka)
Third Umpire: Lyndon Hannibal (Sri Lanka)
Referee : Ranjan Madugalle (Sri Lanka)
Reserve Umpire: Raveendra Wimalasiri (Sri Lanka)
Close of Play
Day 1 : Thu 14 Jan - England 1st innings 127/2 (Jonny Bairstow 47*, Joe Root 66*, 41 ov)
Day 2 : Fri 15 Jan - England 1st innings 320/4 (Joe Root 168*, Jos Buttler 7*, 94 ov)
Day 3 : Sat 16 Jan - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 156/2 (Lahiru Thirimanne 76*, Lasith Embuldeniya 0*, 61 ov)
Day 4 : Sun 17 Jan - England 2nd innings 38/3 (Jonny Bairstow 11*, Dan Lawrence 7*, 15 ov)
Day 5 : Mon 18 Jan - England 2nd innings 76/3 (Jonny Bairstow 35*, Dan Lawrence 21*, 24.2 ov) - end of match

Teams:
Sri Lanka Angelo Mathews, Asitha Fernando, Dasun Shanaka, Dilruwan Perera, Dinesh Chandimal (Capt.), Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera, Lahiru Thirimanne, Lasith Embuldeniya, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Wanindu Hasaranga de Silva
England Dan Lawrence, Dom Bess, Dom Sibley, Jack Leach, Joe Root (Capt.), Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler (wk), Mark Wood, Sam Curran, Stuart Broad, Zak Crawley
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