New Delhi: In the first Test of the Test Series played by England and Sri Lanka (ENG VS SL), Sri Lanka scored 359 points in the second set and gave England a goal of 74 points at to win. At the same time, England stole 38 points after losing three wickets.
By the end of day four play, Johnny Bairstow was on 11 and Dan Laurence on 7 in the crease. England lost the wicket to opener Dom Sibley (02) on the very first try. After which the second opener Jacques Krale (08) also returned inexpensively to the pavilion. Lasith Ambuldeniya (2 for 13) took both wickets. At the same time, captain Joe Root (one point), who scored a double century in the first innings, was exhausted.
Dickwela gave a “ slap ”
During this time, a very funny story happened in the game. In fact, the way the three English wickets fell, a wave of happiness ran through the camp of the Sri Lankan team and all the players started to shake hands. Meanwhile, Sri Lankan goalkeeper Niroshan Dickwella raised his hand to give another player a high five in celebration, when he accidentally slapped him in the face.
This video is becoming more and more viral on social networks. Veteran Indian player Virender Sehwag also scoffed at the incident. He shared the video on Instagram and wrote: ‘Who would you like to give pawns like that to? ”
England close to victory
By the end of matchday four, England had scored 38 points after dropping three wickets. Now England only need 36 points to win.
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Earlier, Sri Lanka added 57 points after dropping three wickets in their score and finishing the second set on 359 points. Besides Tirimane’s 111 points, veteran Angelo Mathews scored 71 points. At the same time, opener Kusal Perera has played half a century of 62-point innings. Sri Lanka had scored 135 points in the opening innings, in response to which England scored a high score of 421 points.
England were successful in the second and third seasons thanks to the spinners. Left-arm spinner Jack Leach took five wickets for 122 points, while non-spinner Dom Bas took three wickets for 100 points.