England batsman James Taylor says he is pleased to have notched up a big score of 90, though in a losing cause, against Sri Lanka in the fourth One-Day International (ODI) at Colombo last Sunday.

A career-best 90 from James Taylor helped England reach 265 against Sri Lanka in the fourth One-Day International (ODI) at Colombo on Sunday. Rangana Herath took three for 36, as a total could have been bigger was thwarted by the Lankan spinners, who took wickets at regular intervals.

England were off to a terrible start, with Alex Hales attempting a drive off Dhammika Prasadfirst ball, only to see the outside edge go to the safe hands of Mahela Jayawardene at slip.Moeen Ali could only manage 19 runs, though he was batting well. He was drawn out of the crease by Tillakaratne Dilshan and edged behind to Kumar Sangakkara, who also had the stumps out in a flash to get Moeen out in two different ways off the same delivery.