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SL vs ENG: Sri Lanka Openers Hold Off England Attack In Test Struggle

By IANS News
January 16, 2021 • 15:27 PM View: 201

Kusal Perera hit a half-century as Sri Lanka's openers resisted England's pace and spin attack Saturday after Joe Root's double century took the tourists to a mammoth 421.

Perera (55) and Lahiru Thirimanne (34) took Sri Lanka to 90-0 in their second innings at tea on the third day of the first Test in Galle, as the home side sought 287 to make England bat again. England vs Sri Lanka Scorecard


Perera took a heavy blow on his right hand from a Mark Wood bouncer just before the break and looked to be struggling when he went off.

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