Discussion in 'Cricket Talk' started by Ami656, Oct 14, 2018.
Eng vs SL
1st Test: Nov 06-10
2nd Test: Nov 14-18
3rd Test: Nov 23-27
England vs SL 5 match ODI just completed which won by England but 4 matches results came through DLS.
Eng won by 3/1 plus first game no results.Morgan M.O.S for odi (195 runs in 4 games)
Oct 27 - only t20i than test series starts in november.
I hope better weather from Tue for first test.i hope Denley
Debut plus open with Jennings
Sorry Burns , Rorey Burns most unlikely to selects both Mo and Rashid might handy but I can not see Leach ready yet
I think before he gets ready, Parkinson Forged his way in English test team what you think mr moderator?
Johnny Bairstow out of first test with injury.ECB wants extra bowler in place of Johnny
Rain forecast all 5 days
England first time scored 300 in each innings of test in Sri Lanka, so SL spinner in-effective now.
Eng.spinner shared 9 w in SL first Innings but Herath gets onlyv3 in 2 innings although he completed his test career in beating Hadlee431,levelling Broad 433 but one short of Kapil Dev 434
Cong Jennings for superb batting 46 and 146*
Foakes become 5th keeper with test debut 100 in test match, Root bats average but stokes back 62 in form
SL need 462 in 187 overs
SL after good starts loose wickets regularly yet K.Mendis 45 and Matthews 52 gave some fight to English spinner MO (4w), Leach (3) and Rashid 2 w.
Eng won by over 200 runs
Foakes m.o.m on debut century & Sharpe keeping.
Root gave GUARD OF HONOR to Herath as well
Who retired with 433 test wickets
Well eng won series 2/0
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