England beats Sri Lanka in first test match by inning and 14 runs. It was a dramatic scene at Cardiff when England declared their first inning at 496/5. Sri Lanka were in a sight of draw. But superb bowling from Chris Tremlett and Swann out classed Sri Lanka batting in second innings.
The second test match between two sides will start from 3rd June at Lord’s .
Sri Lanka in England Test Series – 1st Test
Test no. 1994
Played at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
26,27,28,29,30, May 2011 (5-day match)
Toss: Sri Lanka, who chose to bat
Series: England led the 3-match series 1-0
Sri Lanka 1st innings[ 400 P Jayawardene 112, Paranavitana 66, Anderson 3-66, Swann 3-78]
England 1st innings 496 for 5 dec [Trott 203, Cook 133, Bell 103*]
Sri Lanka 2nd innings 82 (Swann 4-16, Tremlett 4-40)
England won by an innings and 14 runs