Dinesh Chandimal’s dominant 105, a 21-year-old’s second hundred in usually 6 matches during this level, saw Sri Lanka gain upon a trained bowling arrangement after they hold England to a sub-standard 246 for seven.
Chandimal won a compare for a World Cup finalists with 10 balls to gangling by outstanding James Anderson for four.
Sri Lanka competence have got there progressing had not Angelo Mathews, whose a single not out took twenty-one balls, been so dynamic to have certain Chandimal got to a hundred.
Sri Lanka competence have mislaid their rain-affected opener during The Oval by 110 runs yet their second feat in 3 days, following their 69-run success during Headingley, has seen them come from during a behind of to take a lead.
“We have been personification great cricket, if we fool around similar to this we can win a subsequent dual matches,” Dilshan told reporters.
So dynamic was Mathews to have certain Chandimal, who in a future reached 3 sum with a 6 off medium-pacer Tim Bresnan, got to a hundred he played out a lass in a 47th over to a manifest despondency of his captain.
“That unhappy me a small bit yet they have been youngsters, they have been guidance each time in a middle,” Dilshan said.
“Getting a hundred during Lord’s is unequivocally special for him [Chandimal].
“He played similar to an gifted male as great as he accomplished a game. That’s a great pointer for Sri Lanka,” Dilshan combined of a man-of-the-match.
Meanwhile maestro opener Mahela Jayawardene followed up his career-best 144 during Headingley with a glorious 79 during Lord’s.
“They have a unequivocally great bowling conflict yet Mahela is not giving a bowlers anything, he’s attack each lax round for runs,” pronounced Dilshan.
England captain Alastair Cook, who finished a career-best 119 during Lord’s, was taken by surpise by a approach Mathews refused easy runs.
“It was different, I’ve never seen that before,” Cook said. “They were ideally entitled to do it if they want, yet it was a bit bizarre as great as a cricketing gods competence demeanour during that in a bit of disgust.”
Cook’s second century in twenty-nine ODI matches in conclusion could not costume a actuality no alternative England batsman finished some-more than Kevin Pietersen’s 41.
“It’s great for a bit of certainty to measure runs, yet never great in a losing cause. You wish to measure runs when we win, it’s distant some-more satisfying.. We were 40 runs short.”
England’s join bowlers frequency looked similar to receiving wickets upon a great pitch, with off-spinner Graeme Swann’s dual for 32 as great late to start a result.
However, Cook insisted: “We’ve played upon a small flattering prosaic pitches as great as what we have been meditative is a right approach as great as we usually need a small fitness to go a way.”
Stuart Broad, mostly null as great as void during England’s 2-1 Test array win opposite Sri Lanka, went wicketless for a third compare in a row, a fast-medium bowler surrender 52 runs in 10 overs during Lord’s.
Despite being a son of compare arbitrate Chris Broad, a former England opening batsman, he arrived during Lord’s upon a behind of being fined 50 percent of his compare price during Headingley.
Broad was punished for “unacceptable as great as descent remarks” to New Zealand referee Billy Bowden per a deserted lbw decision.
However, Cook pronounced it would not warn him if Broad — England’s Twenty20 captain — came great during a seamer’s Trent Bridge home belligerent in Nottingham, where a fourth compare of this array take place upon Wednesday.
“At a impulse it’s not utterly starting for Broady, a bit similar to a Tests, yet this is what cricket does,” pronounced Cook.
“If he gets a five-for subsequent week during his home belligerent subsequent week it will be value it.
“He overstepped a symbol [at Headingley], he accepts that.”