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ENG vs SL, 4th ODI, Match Report
Matches - Reports Monday, 18 July 2011 19:53
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4th ODI : England vs Sri Lanka (Winner: ENG)

England won by 10 wickets with 145 balls remaining(D/L method) (Dominance : England 100% | Sri Lanka 0%)

   Match Scorecard  
Man of the Match : A Cook Trent Bridge, Nottingham (6 July 2011)

SL started off disastrously as they tumbled to 20/4 after 9 with 39% COW. Sangakkara held up one end as he battled his way to a fifty but there was little support from the other end. Barring Mathews who got 39 no one crossed 20 as SL were bowled out for 174 in 43.4 overs with 29% COW. Having received a lot of flak for his stodgy knock in last ODI, Cook went off in a hurry dragging Kieswetter along with him as England raced to 69/0 after 10 overs with 90% COW. Both went on to rack up unbeaten fifties as England won by 10 wickets with more than 25 overs to spare.

  1st Innings (Sri Lanka) - 50 overs Maximum  
arrow 14 overs: SL 46/4 SL 39% Bowler friendly conditions, England
      won the toss and exploited them fully, scything through the Lankan top order, putting them in a pretty bad position .Sri Lanka’s chances decreased by 12% during this period.
arrow 29 overs: SL 114/5 SL 40% Angelo Mathews was providing
      some support to Sangakkara who was playing a nice little innings .Sri Lanka’s chances increased by 1% during this period.
arrow 43.4 overs: SL 174/10 SL 29% In the end it was Sangakkara, who
      after a brave lecture at the MCC, who slightly saved the blushed for Sri Lanka . Sri Lanka’s chances decreased by 11% during this period.
  2nd Innings (England : Target 171) - 48 overs Maximum  
arrow 13 overs: ENG 96/0 ENG 99% Biff, Bang, Boom. Kieswetter’s
      belligerence was to be expected but this time it was Cook who was shredding apart the Sri Lankan line up. England’s chances increased by 28% during this period.
arrow 23.5 overs: ENG 171/0 ENG 100% Alistair Cook, take a bow, brilliant
      innings where he imbibed the spirits of Sehwag and Jayasuriya to blast England to a revenge 10 wickets victory. England won by 10 wickets.

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