England defeated Sri Lanka at the Rangiri Dambulla International
Stadium, and have now won 7, lost 15, with 1 No Result in the 23 matches against Sri Lanka in Sri
Lanka. See Sri Lanka v England, and won 3, lost 3, with 1 No Result in the 7
matches against Sri Lanka at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium. See Sri Lanka v England at the Rangiri Dambulla
International Cricket Stadium.
Lasith Malinga took 5/44 in the match, which was his fifth best bowling
performance, the eighth time that he has taken five wickets or more in a match, see Best Bowling Performances, and was his best bowling performance against
England. See Performances by Opponent at All Grounds. Also it was the sixth time that he
has taken four wickets or more in a match in Sri Lanka, and second time at Rangiri Dambulla
International Stadium. See Performances in Sri Lanka. Lasith Malinga is Sri Lanka's
fourth highest wicket taker with 311 wickets at an average of 28.54. See Sri Lankan Players taking 300 Career Wickets.
Jonny Bairstow scoreed 26 runs in the match, which took his aggregate to 2013
runs and he became the twenty seventh England player to reach the 2,000 runs milestone. See England Players Scoring
2000 Career Runs.