England vs Sri Lanka 3rd Test Lords, Winner Result, Highlights and Scorecard- Third test played between Sri Lanka and England drawn at Lord’s. Sri Lankan cricketers succeeded in defending the balling attack and finished the inning with the expected result. Guests were instigated to chase a good total of 361 runs which could have chased in two days, but the rain hindrance exhorted the Sri Lankan team to convert their victory into maiden. Unpredictable showers would have also favored the hosts if wickets would have fallen earlier.
England vs Sri Lanka Test 3 Result, Winner, Man of the Match
England vs Sri Lanka match has been declared drawn with the end of fifth day of this test cricket fight. JM Bairstow from hosting team acquired the ‘Man of the Match’ award for his incredible potential shown by him in their first inning. Along with him, JK Silva (Sri Lanka) got rewarded with ‘Man of the Series’ title whose performance throughout the series was quite mesmerizing and beguiling. English team dominated over the foes by winning the series.
England vs Sri Lanka 2016 3rd Test Highlights
Eng vs SL 2016 Highlights- In very first inning, English men stepped into the field to bat first and got all out for huge target of 416 runs which included the major contributions by Alastair Cook, JM Bairstow and CR Woakes. Sri Lankans strived hard to reach this level but failed to do so and succumbed to the opponents with comparatively little score of 288 runs in hands.
Again the English men came into attack and started destroying the bowling attack of opposite team. Here was the turning point which came into light. Cleanly bowled Hales was declared not out by the umpire as he sought Nuwan Pradeep overstepped. But replays proved the decision makers wrong, but the time had gone.
Hales braced this inning by 94 runs to his team’s score and the finishing touch by Alastair Cook took his team in strong zone with additional 233 runs. A big gross of 361 runs was to be achieved by the ICC WC 2011 runner ups. Unfortunate disturbance of rain kept them away from the subjugations which they would have grasped if it hadn’t showered. Fifth day went very slow for both the teams and finally the match drawn.
ENG vs SL 3rd Test Scorecard [Scoreboard]
ENG vs SL 3rd Test Scorecard- Here’s ENG vs SL 3rd Test scorecard in which the players who performed well only are described. Have a look at the tabular content explicating the highlights of this test match.
1st Inning of England
|AN Cook*||lbw b Pradeep||85||235||173||9||0||49.13|
|JM Bairstow†||not out||167||405||251||18||0||66.53|
|MM Ali||c Mathews b Herath||25||76||60||3||0||41.66|
|CR Woakes||c & b Herath||66||165||142||8||0||46.47|
1st Inning of Sri Lanka
|FDM Karunaratne||c †Bairstow b Finn||50||135||101||7||0||49.50|
|JK Silva||c †Bairstow b Broad||79||232||152||10||0||51.97|
|BKG Mendis||lbw b Woakes||25||83||55||3||0||45.45|
|MDKJ Perera||c †Bairstow b Anderson||42||107||73||7||0||57.53|
|HMRKB Herath||b Broad||31||75||49||5||0||63.26|
2nd Inning of England
|AD Hales||lbw b Mathews||94||282||179||10||1||52.51|
|JM Bairstow†||b Pradeep||32||89||72||1||0||44.44|
|AN Cook*||not out||49||126||86||3||1||56.97|
|RMS Eranga||14||1||58||3||4.14||57||5||1||(3nb, 1w)|
2nd Inning of Sri Lanka
|FDM Karunaratne||not out||37||107||66||6||0||56.06|
|JK Silva||lbw b Anderson||16||68||51||3||0||31.37|
|BKG Mendis||not out||17||37||30||2||1||56.66|