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Live Cricket Score: England vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test Day 4 at Headingley

Live Cricket Score: England vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test Day 4 at Headingley
Moeen Ali celebrates the wicket of Kumar Sangakkar on Day Three of the second Test © Getty Images

Jun 23, 2014

Mahela Jayawardene steered Sri Lanka to a lead of more than a hundred runs in the second Test at Headingley after Moeen Ali proved an unlikely bowling hero for England. Sri Lanka were 214 for four in their second innings at stumps on Sunday’s third day, a lead of 106 runs. Jayawardene was 55 not out and Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews 24 not out, with two days remaining to decide the fate of this two-match series following the drawn first Test at Lord’s. Off-spinner Ali, primarily a batsman and in just his second Test, stunned Sri Lanka with two wickets for no runs in three balls to dismiss Kumar Sangakkara and Lahiru Thirimanne. Catch Live scores and ball-by-ball commentary of the England vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test here.

Earlier, Mathews took his Test-best figures of four for 44, with fellow seamer Shaminda Eranga enjoying a return of four for 93 as England — 320 for six overnight on the back of Australia-born opener Sam Robson’s maiden Test century — were bowled out for 365. The pick of the four England wickets that fell Sunday came when all-rounder Mathews produced a superb off-cutter to clean bowl tailender Liam Plunkett. England’s seamers then repeatedly bowled too short. And when James Anderson did induce an edge from Dimuth Karunaratne, then on four, second slip Chris Jordan dropped the catch.

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Brief scores:

Sri Lanka  257 (Kumar Sangakkara 79, Dinesh Chandimal 45; Liam Punkett 5 for 64, Stuart Broad 3 for 46) and 214 for 4 (Kumar Sangakkara 55, Mahela Jayawardene 55*; Liam Plunkett 2 for 51, Moeen Ali 2 for 26) lead England 365 (Sam Robson 127, Gary Ballance 74; Shaminda Eranga 4 for 93, Angelo Mathews 4 for 44) by 106 runs.

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