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Foakes, spinners put England ahead in Sri Lanka Test


AFP, GALLE, Sri LankaEngland spinners led by Moeen Ali yesterday helped dismiss Sri Lanka for 203 and build on their advantage after wicketkeeper-batsman Ben Foakes’ debut ton in the first Test. Ali claimed four wickets and was ably supported by fellow spinners Jack Leach and Adil Rashid, who took two each. He did not trouble the scorers after the tea break, as Ali got the dangerman trudging back to the pavilion in the first over of the final session. Dilruwan Perera, who picked up five wickets in the England innings, crossed 1,000 Test runs on his way to 21. He remained unbeaten on 14 after Rashid got the final wicket of Suranga Lakmal for 15.


Source: Taipei Times November 07, 2018 15:56 UTC



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