Sri Lanka continued to dominate England, taking the series 5-2 in a warm-up for next year’s World Cup.
Sangakkara hits his 20th ODI ton as SL post 292/7 before bowling out England for 202 in reply.
The 23-year-old Root (104 not out) added 104 for the third wicket with James Taylor (68).
SL, leading the 7-match series 3-1, can clinch series with a win, while Eng must win out to take the series.
Pietersen was dropped after its disastrous and acrimonious series in Australia earlier this year
Alastair Cook and Misbah Ul Haq have been confirmed as the captains of their respective teams.
Sri Lanka beat England by eight wickets in a rain-affected match, lead seven-match ODI series 2-0.
England have lost 11 of 18 one-dayers this year, including a 4-1 drubbing in Australia.
Rooney took his tally to 46 to move within 3 goals of Charlton’s England scoring record of 49.
England and reigning champions Spain both secured home victories in Euro 2016 qualifying on Saturday.
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And a TV show that ventured outside the home draws to an unlamented close.