Sibley leads 2-0 win after spectacular SL collapse: 2nd Test, Day 4 (Galle)

England completed a thrilling victory to take the series 2-0 after Sri Lanka collapsed in spectator fashion.

Spinners Bess and Leach took four wickets each as Sri Lanka were bowled out for 126 in under 2 sessions.

Chasing a tricky 164, England were 89-4 on a turning pitch but opener Dom Sibley hit 56 not out to lead them to a six-wicket win.

England 344 (Root 186, Buttler 55, Embuldeniya 7-137) and 164 for 4 (Sibley 56*, Buttler 46*, Embuldeniya 3-73) beat Sri Lanka 381 (Mathews 110, Dickwella 92, Anderson 6-40) and 126 (Embuldeniya 40, Bess 4-49, Leach 4-59) by six wickets.

Jan 2021.


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