2nd Test: England need 3 wickets to win test and series against Sri Lanka
Nov.17 (CRICKETNMORE) - Angelo Mathews scored a defiant 88 to keep Sri Lanka’s hope of winning the second Test match against England afloat. Needing 301 runs to win, Sri Lanka were 226 for 7 at the end of the fourth day’s play. SCORECARD
Jack Leach took a four-wicket haul to leave England three wickets away from victory heading into the final day of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Kandy.
England 285 (Jos Buttler 63, Sam Curran 64; Dilruwan Perera 4-61, Malinda Pushpakumara 3-89) and 324-9 (Joe Root 124, Rory Burns 59, Ben Foakes 65*; Akila Dananjaya 6-115)
Sri Lanka 336 (Dimuth Karunaratne 63, Dhananjaya de Silva 59, Roshen Silva 85; Jack Leach 3-70, Adil Rashid 3-75) and 226-7 (Dimuth Karunaratne 57, Angelo Mathews 88; Jack Leach 4-73)