Alex Hales (above) was dismissed off Tillkaratne Dilshan and was caught by Seekkuge Prasanna at long on after going for an ambitious big shot © Getty Images (File Photo)
Alex Hales (above) was dismissed off Tillkaratne Dilshan and was caught by Seekkuge Prasanna at long on after going for an ambitious big shot © Getty Images (File Photo)

Dec 16, 2014

England batsman, Alex Halees was dismissed for a seven against Sri Lanka during the seventh and final ODI at the R Premdasa Stadium in Colombo on Tuesday. He was dismissed off Tillkaratne Dilshan and was caught by Seekkuge Prasanna at long on after going for an ambitious big shot. Currently skipper, Alastair Cook and Joe Root are batting on the crease.

Earlier during the day, Sri Lanka skipper, Angelo Mathews won the toss and elected to bat first. Piling on Dilshan’s brilliant century, Sri Lanka set a target of 303 for England to win this final encounter with Sri Lanka having an unassailable 4-2 lead in the series.