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SL vs ENG 2nd Test Day 4 Live Score: Joe Root hits consecutive ton as England chase 381, Embuldeniya picks 5 wickets

SL vs ENG 2nd Test Day 4 Live Score: (England 339/9 chasing Sri Lanka’s 381) – On the Day 3 of 2nd Test – England skipper Joe Root (186) smashed a century but missed out on a double ton, while Sri Lanka spinner Lasith Embuldeniya once again did a star act by taking wickets of Jonny Bairstow and Dan Lawrence early in the morning and end day 3 with total seven wickets in his kitty.

Another stunning knock by Joe Root: Root’s near-flawless 186 sent England to the close still 42 runs adrift after Embuldeniya claimed seven wickets with his left-arm spin that bamboozled almost everyone, except Root.

Zak Crawleyc L Thirimanne b L Embuldeniya524120.83
Dom Sibleylbw b L Embuldeniya140.00
Jonny Bairstowc O Fernando b L Embuldeniya2873538.35
Joe Root (C)runout (O Fernando)1863091860.19
Dan Lawrencec L Thirimanne b L Embuldeniya32114.28
Jos Buttler (WK)c O Fernando b RTM Mendis5595757.89
Sam Curranc L Thirimanne b L Embuldeniya1343130.23
Dom Bessc L Thirimanne b L Embuldeniya3295433.68
Mark Woodc L Thirimanne b L Embuldeniya1616.66
Jack LeachNot out110.00
Extra16 (b 8, w 0, nb 5, lb 3)
Total339/9 (114.2)
Yet To BatJames Anderson


England 339/9 trail Sri Lanka by 42 runsDay 2 Stumps: Sri Lanka spinner Lasith Embuldeniya made early inroads into the England innings on day two of the ongoing second Test, but skipper Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow ensured the visitors stayed on track at the Galle International Stadium on Saturday.

When the afternoon session commenced, Dickwella and Perera would have hoped to add crucial runs. However, with Dickwella just eight short of a well deserved hundred, he cracked one to Jack Leach at mid-off who pouched a fine catch. The wicket also turned out to be Anderson’s second five-wicket haul in Galle. The experienced paceman continued to leave his mark in the Test by dismissing Suranga Lakmal with the outswinger and returned his best figures for an innings away from home.

Earlier, Sri Lanka had started the day at 229 for 4, but Anderson bowled a fine spell and picked up the key wicket of Angelo Mathews. Anderson than dismissed Ramesh Mendis, on his Test debut.


Sri Lanka (Playing XI): Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Perera, Oshada Fernando, Dinesh Chandimal(c), Angelo Mathews, Niroshan Dickwella(w), Ramesh Mendis, Dilruwan Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Embuldeniya, Asitha Fernando

England (Playing XI): Zak Crawley, Dominic Sibley, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root(c), Daniel Lawrence, Jos Buttler(w), Sam Curran, Dominic Bess, Jack Leach, Mark Wood, James Anderson

When will Sri Lanka vs England 2021 2nd Test be Played?
Sri Lanka vs England 2021 2nd Test will be played on Jan 22.

Where SL vs ENG 2nd Test will be Live Streamed?

SL vs ENG 2nd Test will be live broadcasted on Sony SIX in the Indian Sub-Continent. The SL vs ENG 2nd Test will also be Live Streamed on SonyLIV

Sri Lanka: Dialog (mobile) and Sri Lanka Cricket’s YouTube channel
USA: Willow TV
India: SonyLiv

Where SL vs ENG 2nd Test Match will be Live Broadcasted?
Sri Lanka: Channel Eye and Ten Cricket
UK: Sky Sports
India: Sony Ten 2
USA: Willow TV
South Africa: SuperSport

What Time SL vs ENG 2nd Test matches Will begin? Time
SL vs ENG 2nd Test matches Will begin at 10:00 Am IST

What are the venues for SL vs ENG 2nd Test? – Venue
SL vs ENG 2nd Test will be played Galle International Stadium

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