– In this power-dominated one-day game, the art of playing with soft hands is frequently overlooked. On this tacky Colombo pitch it was invaluable. Anyone who went hard at the ball soon came unstuck. England realised that, but only after they were four wickets down. Sri Lanka reached 100 having lost only two wickets, after which a delighted crowd were treated to a masterclass in how to manoeuvre the ball into a gap from those runmeisters Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene.

 

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