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* Sri Lanka beat England by 157 runs, level series 1-1
Sun, May 25, 2014, 10:01 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 25, Colombo: Sri Lanka thrashed England today by 157 runs at the Riverside Ground in the second ODI of the five-match series to level the series 1-1.

England won the toss and set Sri Lanka to bat. Seniors Tillakaratne Dilshan with an impressive 88 and Kumar Sangakkara with another 40 guided the match. Ashan Priyanjan added another 43for Sri Lanka to posta competitive total of 256 for 8.

In reply, chasing 257, England crashed for 99 in the 27th Over, their sixth-lowest ODI score.

Sachithra Senanayake with four wickets and Nuwan Kulasekara with three ripped through England.

Dilshan is the Man-of-the-Match for his 88 runs, his highest ODI score in England.

England won the rain-drenched first match of the ODI series by 87 runs according to D/L Method.

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