Sri Lanka v England: second Test ends with series win for England

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Someone else who deserves credit for this famous victory is a player England never pick in Test cricket – Eoin Morgan. Joe Root’s captaincy, suddenly so much better here, has been in Morgan’s image: fearless, attacking, willing to leave out a top player or two, and leading from the front. England’s fastest scorer in this series has been Root himself, with a strike rate of 75, followed by his deputy (and Morgan’s), Jos Buttler, on 70. It’s been a performance that England’s fans, usually so beset with anxiety and irony, can be wholeheartedly proud of.

It took England only 35 minutes to round up those last three wickets. Here’s the moment the game ended.

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Written by Tim de Lisle
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