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England win second Test against Sri Lanka by 57 runs

England win second Test against Sri Lanka by 57 runs

Photo: England’s captain Joe Root, second left, Keaton Jennings, left, Adil Rashid, second right, and Joss Buttler celebrate their victory over Sri Lanka by 57 runs in the second test cricket match between Sri Lanka and England in Pallekele, Sri Lanka, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018.

Sri Lanka, Nov 18 : England won the second test against Sri Lanka by 57 runs on the final day at the Pallekele International Stadium to clinch the three match series with a game to spare.

Sri Lanka, resuming on Sunday from its overnight score of 226-7, required 75 runs to win the game but was bowled out for 243 runs with Moeen Ali (4- 72) taking two wickets in his third over of the day, before Jack Leach (5-83) had Malinda Pushpakumara caught and bowled to seal the victory.