Moeen Ali was dismissed early © Getty Images ( File Photo)
Moeen Ali was dismissed early © Getty Images ( File Photo)

Dec 11, 2014

Sri Lanka started well as Sachithra Senanayake who came onto bowl the second over picked up the wicket of Moeen Ali. Ali who went for the wild slog missed the ball and returned back to pavilion after scoring four runs. Alastair Cook started the innings well for England as he hit Tillakaratne Dilshan for two boundaries in the first over. England were 25 for one after five overs.

Earlier, the match resumed after it was disrupted by rain on Wednesday. Sri Lanka who were put onto bat on Wednesday by England were bowled out for 239 by England. Chris Woakes picked up six wickets for England while Chris Jordan chipped in with two wickets. Kumar Sangakkara top scored for Sri Lanka with 91 runs.