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Historic Clean Sweep By England Against Srilanka
After winning the first two match of the test, England team included Jonny Bairstaw in the playing 11 with two wicket keeper batsman.The 3rd match of the series for England was important because if they clinch the 3rd match then it will be included in the record book for England because they have won last series with clean sweep away from away was 56 years before and so after winning the final match of the test series England made a record of winning the 3 match test series away from home after 56 years. We can see the England team reaction on winning the 3rd match against Srilanka. In the first innings of the 3rd test England openers again fail to have a good score on the board.Rory Burns and Keaton Jennings we're out by scoring just 14 and 13 runs in the first innings.aftwr coming back from the injury Jonny Bairstaw played a brilliant innings of 110 runs which helped team to have a good total on the board.skipper played a innings of 46 runs with the partnership with Jonny Bairstaw. Sandakan was the highest wicket taker in the first innings with 5 wickets with incusion of in form Jonny Bairstaw.Dilruman lerera tooks a 3 wicket in the first innings which restrict England team at the score of 336. After recovered from injury Jonny Bairstaw helped team England to have a huge total on the board as they scored 336 runs in the first innings. With his brilliant innings of 110 runs he was became player of the match. He is the key player for England because England was suffering yo have a partnership because they have loss their opening batsman at the score of 40 runs so pressure was on the Jonny Bairstaw and Joe root and they both played a good knock and give some hope to the team to have a good total on the board by having a good lead. Srilankan 1st innings was destructed for just 240 runs with the top scorer Karunaratne of 83 runs and Dhananjaya de Silva of 73 runs. With this England have a lead of 96 runs and so in the second innings again England top order didn't able to give a good start and so again pressure was on middle order batsman but today middle order doesn't help team but finishers helped the team to have a 230 runs on the board and so Target for Srilanka was 326 runs but Srilanka cannot able to make this total against England spinners and they were all out for 284 runs and so England won the match with a 42 runs. It was a great match to watch because the result of the match was came so close and we cannot decide who will win before the end of the result. The debut of a Ben foakes in the test series against England made him player of the match with his brilliant high scorer in the series of 227 runs in just 3 matches. Out of 116 wickets ,100 wickets taken by the spinner which is record in the series. England claim their first clean sweep away from home after 56 years before it was against newzealand on 1962 by 3-0. In the test series no srilankan batsman scored a century in all 6 innings which was bad time for Srilanka.
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