England vs Sri Lanka

Match info: England v Sri Lanka Test Series 2014 at Lord's - 1st Test

Date: 16th Jun 2014 Status: Day 5 of 5 Umpires: B F Bowden and P R Reiffel

Home team and score Away team score

England

575/9 Dec (130.3 Overs)
267/8 Dec (69.0 Overs)

Result

Sri Lanka

453 All out (138.4 Overs)
201/9 (90.0 Overs)

Match Drawn

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  • Match drawn

    So the first Test at Lord's has ended in an incredibly dramatic draw. England had Sri Lanka nine down with five balls left but Nuwan Pradeep used a successful review to survive Broad's onslaught and hold on to keep the series locked at 0-0 ahead of the second Test at Headingley.
  • Over 90 - Sri Lanka 201/9 (Herath 1, Pradeep 0)

    Nuwan Pradeep has to see out the last five balls. He ducks the first, the second flashes past his edge, the third is blocked well but the fourth clatters into his pads in front of the stumps and is given out! Lord's goes crazy but Pradeep reviews it and replays show he edged it onto his pads! Incredible, the decision is overturned and Pradeep survives the final ball! MATCH DRAWN! Sri Lanka have survived.
  • Wicket! Herath c Prior b Broad 1

    Broad will bowl the last over of the day and gets Herath first ball as the left-hander gloves one which was directed at his rib cage and is caught behind by Prior!! Replays show Herath's hand was off the bat but he walked anyway!
  • Over 89 - Sri Lanka 201/8 (Herath 1, Eranga 0)

    Eranga does well with the first three balls before dabbing dangerously just wide of short leg on the fourth delivery. He fends off the fifth ball as well and shows a straight bat to the sixth too. Sri Lanka crucially get through Anderson's final over with no further damage. Just six balls left now.
  • Over 88 - Sri Lanka 201/8 (Herath 1, Eranga 0)

    Plunkett takes over from Broad but can't find a way to dislodge Herath. Just two overs left now but Anderson will get a shot at Eranga next.
  • Over 87 - Sri Lanka 201/8 (Herath 1, Eranga 0)

    Shaminda Eranga is the next man in. The tail is well and truly exposed now.
  • Wicket! Mathews c Cook b Anderson 18

    Mathews keeps blocking for the first four balls, prompting Cook and Anderson to have an impromptu meeting. He defends the next one as well but Anderson finds the edge with the last ball of the over and Cook takes the catch at first slip! Another twist in the tail as the Sri Lanka captain goes!
  • Over 85 - Sri Lanka 199/7 (Mathews 17, Herath 0)

    Anderson continues and flashes two deliveries past the edge of Mathews. However, the end of the over sees Sri Lanka with three wickets still in hand.
  • Over 84 - Sri Lanka 199/7 (Mathews 17, Herath 0)

    Rangana Herath is the new man in and he manages to survive the rest of Broad's over.
  • Wicket! Kulasekara lbw b Broad 1

    Broad now gets a crack at Kulasekara and traps him on the pads right in front of the stumps! The ball was pitched up and beat the batsman all ends up. It was plumb in front and an easy decision for the umpire.
  • Over 83 - Sri Lanka 199/6 (Mathews 17, Kulasekara 1)

    Anderson now comes back into the attack and has Kulasekara under pressure first ball with a packed slip cordon. His second ball swings a mile and beats the batsman but just misses the stumps. A dab through the leg side hands the strike to Mathews and the more accomplished batsman sees out the rest of the over.
  • Over 82 - Sri Lanka 198/6 (Mathews 17, Kulasekara 0)

    Broad takes on the new ball but cannot quite get his line right and Mathews is able to defend and leave to see out a maiden over.
  • Over 81 - Sri Lanka 198/6 (Mathews 17, Kulasekara 0)

    Jordan continues in the attack and bowls a couple of looseners before the new ball is taken. Kulasekara manages to see out the over and move Sri Lanka one step closer to clinching the draw.
  • Broad takes the last over before the new ball and smacks Mathews in the arm with a short one. Mathews then flicks one away to the fine leg boundary for four but Kulasekara will be on strike for the new ball.
  • Over 79 - Sri Lanka 194/6 (Mathews 13, Kulasekara 0)

    Jayawardene fell on the last delivery of the over. Nuwan Kulasekara is the new batsman. 11 overs left.
  • Wicket! P Jayawardene lbw b Jordan 8

    Jordan continues with some short stuff to Jayawardene before tossing up a full one which clatters into the pads of the batsman right in from of the stumps! Billy Bowden says no, presumably because of an inside edge, but the decision is reviewed and replays show the ball didn't hit the bat. Decision overturned and Jayawardene goes!
  • Over 77 - Sri Lanka 194/5 (Mathews 13, Jayawardene 8)

    Jordan stays in the attack and sees Jayawardene flick one just short of Bell at leg slip. Another ball then flies off Jayawardene's bat through the leg side but does not find a fielder despite there being a multitude off them camped near the bat on that side of the wicket! England go close again but do not find the breakthrough.
  • Over 76 - Sri Lanka 194/5 (Mathews 13, P Jayawardene 8)

    Plunkett continues after the break and concedes England's first runs in five overs as Jayawardene flicks one down the leg side and Mathews also takes a single. Jayawardene then plays an aggressive pull over midwicket for three more runs.
  • Over 75 - Sri Lanka 189/5 (Mathews 12, P Jayawardene 4)

    Jordan bowls another maiden over, with Mathews' defensive efforts continuing to look more convincing than his partner out in the middle. Now it's time for drinks ahead of the final 15 overs, 10 of which will be bowled with the new ball.
  • Over 74 - Sri Lanka 189/5 (Mathews 12, P Jayawardene 4)

    Plunkett shouts for lbw after swinging one into the pads of Jayawardene but it was clearly going down the leg side and also too high. He then goes back around the wicket and bounces yet another ball into a ducking Sri Lankan's body, this time finding the ribs of Jayawardene. Another maiden over.

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