Dominic Sibley hit an unbeaten 56 and Jos Buttler made a 48-ball 46 as England chased down 164 to defeat Sri Lanka by six wickets in the second Test on Monday at the Galle International Stadium to clinch the series 2-0.
On day four, England spinners Jack Leach and Dominic Bess spun a web on Sri Lanka’s batters and the duo took eight wickets between themselves as the host was bundled out for 126 in the second innings, setting England a target of 164. The visitor then found itself in a spot of bother at 89/4 with Joe Root back in the hut, but Sibley and Buttler stitched an unbeaten stand of 75 to take England over the line by six wickets.
HIGHLIGHTS: SL vs ENG: Test 2, Day 4
Chasing 164, England once again got off to a poor start as Lasith Embuldeniya dismissed Zack Crawley (13) and as a result, Dom Sibley and Jonny Bairstow were tasked with ensuring that the visitor did not fall…