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Sri Lankan cricket team in England in 2011
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg
Sri Lanka
Flag of England
England
Dates 14 May – 9 July 2011
Captains Tillakaratne Dilshan (1st and 2nd Tests, ODIs)
Kumar Sangakkara (3rd Test)
Thilina Kandamby (T20I)
Andrew Strauss (Tests)
Stuart Broad (T20I)
Alastair Cook (ODIs)
Test series
Result England won the 3-match series 1–0
Most runs Tillakaratne Dilshan (253) Alastair Cook (390)
Most wickets Chris Tremlett (15) Chanaka Welegedara (7)
Player of the series Prasanna Jayawardene (SL) and Chris Tremlett (Eng)
One Day International series
Result England won the 5-match series 3–2
Most runs Mahela Jayawardene (246) Alastair Cook (298)
Most wickets Suraj Randiv (9) James Anderson (9)
Player of the series Alastair Cook (Eng)
Twenty20 International series
Result Sri Lanka won the 1-match series 1–0
Most runs Mahela Jayawardene (72) Eoin Morgan (47)
Most wickets Jade Dernbach (1) Lasith Malinga (2)
Player of the series Mahela Jayawardene (SL)

The Sri Lankan cricket team toured England from 14 May to 9 July 2011. The tour consisted of three Tests, one Twenty20 International (T20I) and five One Day Internationals (ODIs) between Sri Lanka and England.

Squads

Tests Limited overs
Flag of England England Flag of Sri Lanka.svg Sri Lanka Flag of England England Flag of Sri Lanka.svg Sri Lanka

Tour matches

First-class: Middlesex vs Sri Lankans

14–16 May
Scorecard
Middlesex
360/8 (100 overs)
v Flag of Sri Lanka.svg Sri Lanka
309/2d (69 overs)
Sri Lankans won by 4 wickets
Uxbridge Cricket Club Ground, Uxbridge
Umpires: Jeff Evans and Andy Hicks
Andrew Strauss 151 (223)
Rangana Herath 2/67 (22 overs)
Tillakaratne Dilshan 123 (134)
161 (48.5 overs) 216/6 (44 overs)
Dawid Malan 34 (41)
Ajantha Mendis 3/28 (9.5 overs)
Thilan Samaraweera 49 (66)
Tom Smith 2/45 (8 overs)
  • Middlesex won the toss and elected to bat.

First-class: England Lions vs Sri Lankans

19–22 May
Scorecard
Flag of England England Lions
493/8d (109 overs)
v Flag of Sri Lanka.svg Sri Lanka
266 (63.4 overs)
Sri Lankans won by 38 runs
County Ground, Derby
Umpires: Peter Hartley and Tim Robinson
Eoin Morgan 193 (226)
Thisara Perera 3/88 (22 overs)
Suraj Randiv 76* (122)
Jade Dernbach 5/44 (13.4 overs)
183 (47.3 overs) 448 (f/o) (104.4 overs)
James Hildreth 38 (57)
Nuwan Pradeep 4/29 (10 overs)
Tharanga Paranavitana 125 (216)
Jade Dernbach 4/94 (24.4 overs)
  • Sri Lankans won the toss and elected to field.

First class: Essex vs Sri Lankans

10–12 June
Scorecard
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg Sri Lanka
337/9d (90.4 overs)
v Essex
351 (73.4 overs)
Match drawn
County Ground, Chelmsford
Umpires: Paul Baldwin and Steve O'Shaughnessy
Kumar Sangakkara 153 (202)
Reece Topley 4/23 (13.4 overs)
Ryan ten Doeschate 164 (174)
Suraj Randiv 4/76 (18 overs)
38/3 (15 overs)
Kumar Sangakkara 19* (41)
Reece Topley 2/11 (8 overs)
  • Sri Lankans won the toss and elected to bat.

List A: Worcestershire Royals vs Sri Lankans

22 June
Scorecard
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg Sri Lanka
351/5 (50 overs)
v Worcestershire Royals
294 (43.2 overs)
Sri Lankans won by 57 runs
New Road, Worcester
Umpires: Nick Cook and Graham Lloyd
Jeevan Mendis 99* (71)
Saeed Ajmal 3/42 (10 overs)
Moeen Ali 136 (90)
Lasith Malinga 3/25 (6.2 overs)
  • Sri Lankans won the toss and elected to bat.

Test series

1st Test

26–30 May
Scorecard
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg Sri Lanka
400 (118.4 overs)
v Flag of England England
496/5d (155 overs)
England won by an innings and 14 runs
SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff
Umpires: Aleem Dar (Pak) and Billy Doctrove (WI)
Player of the match: Jonathan Trott (Eng)
Prasanna Jayawardene 112 (168)
James Anderson 3/66 (28 overs)
Jonathan Trott 203 (409)
Ajantha Mendis 1/66 (21 overs)
82 (24.4 overs)
Thisara Perera 20 (17)
Graeme Swann 4/16 (7 overs)
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Play on Day 1 was reduced to 48 overs, play on Day 3 was reduced to 70 overs and play on Day 4 was reduced to 63 overs due to rain. Start of Day 5 delayed due to rain.

Jonathan Trott's score of 203 is the highest score by an English batsman against Sri Lanka, beating the previous score of 174 set by Graham Gooch in 1991. Sri Lanka's second innings total of 82 was their fifth-lowest Test total. Thisara Perera made his Test debut for Sri Lanka in this game.

2nd Test

3–7 June
Scorecard
Flag of England England
486 (112.5 overs)
v Flag of Sri Lanka.svg Sri Lanka
479 (131.4)
Match drawn
Lord's, London
Umpires: Billy Doctrove (WI) and Rod Tucker (Aus)
Player of the match: Tillakaratne Dilshan (SL)
Matt Prior 126 (131)
Chanaka Welegedara 4/122 (28 overs)
Tillakaratne Dilshan 193 (253)
Steven Finn 4/108 (33 overs)
335/7d (78.1 overs) 127/3 (43 overs)
Alastair Cook 106 (231)
Rangana Herath 3/87 (24 overs)
Tharanga Paranavitana 44 (86)
Jonathan Trott 1/5 (4 overs)
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field.

On the opening day, England's batsmen were reduced to 22 for 3, before battling back to finish the day on 342 for 6. This included a record stand for the sixth wicket against Sri Lanka, when Eoin Morgan and Matt Prior made 101 runs. Sri Lankan captain Tillakaratne Dilshan score of 193 was the highest score made by a Sri Lankan at Lord's and Dilshan's highest Test Match score. Dilshan also broke his thumb during his innings, after a delivery on the third day from Chris Tremlett. As a result, he'll miss the Third Test. England wicketkeeper Matt Prior was reprimanded by the International Cricket Council, after he broke a window in the dressing-room, following a run-out.

3rd Test

16–20 June
Scorecard
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg Sri Lanka
184 (64.2 overs)
v Flag of England England
377/8d (92.4 overs)
Match drawn
Rose Bowl, Southampton
Umpires: Aleem Dar (Pak) and Rod Tucker (Aus)
Player of the match: Chris Tremlett (Eng)
Prasanna Jayawardene 43 (104)
Chris Tremlett 6/48 (20 overs)
Ian Bell 119* (169)
Suranga Lakmal 3/99 (24.2 overs)
334/5 (104 overs)
Kumar Sangakkara 119 (249)
James Anderson 2/81 (30 overs)
  • England won the toss and elected to field.

This was the first ever Test match to be played at The Rose Bowl. Sri Lankan batsman Lahiru Thirimanne made his Test Match debut. Chris Tremlett made his best Test figures to date with 6 for 48.

Twenty20 Series

Only T20I

25 June
Scorecard
Flag of England England
136/9 (20 overs)
v Flag of Sri Lanka.svg Sri Lanka
137/1 (17.2 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 9 wickets
County Ground, Bristol
Umpires: Richard Kettleborough (Eng) and Nigel Llong (Eng)
Player of the match: Mahela Jayawardene (SL)
Eoin Morgan 47 (32)
Lasith Malinga 2/15 (4 overs)
Mahela Jayawardene 72* (57)
Jade Dernbach 1/18 (3 overs)
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field.

ODI series

1st ODI

28 June
Scorecard
Flag of England England
229/8 (32 overs)
v Flag of Sri Lanka.svg Sri Lanka
121 (27 overs)
England won by 110 runs (D/L)
Kennington Oval, London
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZ) and Richard Illingworth (Eng)
Player of the match: James Anderson (Eng)
Craig Kieswetter 61 (56)
Lasith Malinga 3/40 (7 overs)
Lasith Malinga 26 (15)
James Anderson 4/18 (5 overs)
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field.
  • Match reduced to 32 overs each due to rain.

2nd ODI

1 July
Scorecard
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg Sri Lanka
309/5 (50 overs)
v Flag of England England
240 (45.5 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 69 runs
Headingley, Leeds
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZ) and Richard Kettleborough (Eng)
Player of the match: Mahela Jayawardene (SL)
Mahela Jayawardene 144 (150)
Graeme Swann 2/42 (10 overs)
Eoin Morgan 52 (40)
Suranga Lakmal 3/43 (7.5 overs)
  • England won the toss and elected to field.

3rd ODI

3 July
Scorecard
Flag of England England
246/7 (50 overs)
v Flag of Sri Lanka.svg Sri Lanka
249/4 (48.2 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets
Lord's, London
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZ) and Nigel Llong (Eng)
Player of the match: Dinesh Chandimal (SL)
Alastair Cook 119 (143)
Jeevan Mendis 2/40 (10 overs)
Dinesh Chandimal 105* (126)
Graeme Swann 2/32 (10 overs)
  • England won the toss and elected to bat.

4th ODI

6 July
Scorecard
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg Sri Lanka
174 (43.4 overs)
v Flag of England England
171/0 (23.5 overs)
England won by 10 wickets (D/L)
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZ) and Richard Illingworth (Eng)
Player of the match: Alastair Cook (Eng)
Kumar Sangakkara 75 (107)
James Anderson 3/24 (8 overs)
Alastair Cook 95* (75)
  • England won the toss and elected to field.
  • Match reduced to 48 overs each due to rain.

5th ODI

9 July
Scorecard
Flag of England England
268/9 (50 overs)
v Flag of Sri Lanka.svg Sri Lanka
252 (48.2 overs)
England won by 16 runs
Old Trafford, Manchester
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZ) and Nigel Llong (Eng)
Player of the match: Jonathan Trott (Eng)
Jonathan Trott 72 (87)
Suraj Randiv 5/42 (10 overs)
Angelo Mathews 62 (64)
Tim Bresnan 3/49 (9 overs)
  • England won the toss and elected to bat.


International cricket tours of England vte
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East Africa 1972
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Kenya 1984
New Zealand 1927193119371945194919581965196919731978198319861990199419992004200820132015
Pakistan 19541962196719711974197819821987199219962001200620102016201820192020
South Africa 1894190119041907191219241929193519471951195519601965199419982003200820122017
Sri Lanka 1975197919811984198819901991199820022006201120142016
West Indies 19001906192319281933193919501957196319661969197319761980198419881991199520002004200720092011201220172020
Zimbabwe 1982198519861990199320002003


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