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Eng vs SL, 3rd Test, Day 5: As it happened

England win three-match series 2-0 after third and final Test ended in a draw.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 13, 2016 10:06:23 pm
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The third Test ended in a draw after rain played spoilsport on fifth and final day.

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2130 hrs IST: Players have decided that no result is possible. And it ends in a draw

1800 hrs IST: The rain is back at Lord’s and the play has been stopped for a while

1745 hrs IST: WICKET! Anderson picks up Silva with an inswinger. Silva offered no shot there and he’s going back to the pavilion

1700 hrs IST: Covers are being gradually removed. We can hope to see some action at Lord’s

1645 hrs IST: LUNCH! It’s the end of first session without any play

1625 hrs IST: Drizzle again! The rain is not letting the match to start

1620 hrs IST: It has stopped raining at Lord’s and we can see some action now

1540 hrs IST: Sri Lanka, chasing 362, were 32/0 at stumps on Day 4. Both openers survived in fading light

1535 hrs IST: Play has been delayed due to rain at Lord’s on Day 5, Most of Day 4 was affected by rain and it seems rain will play a major part on the fifth and final day of the third Test

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Sri Lanka to complain against ‘unacceptable’ Alex Hales’ reprieve

Sri Lanka Cricket will lodge a complaint with the International Cricket Council (ICC) against an “unacceptable” reprieve for England batsman Alex Hales in the third and final Test at Lord’s, SLC president Thilanga Sumathipala has said.

James Anderson reprimanded over umpire clash

England v Sri Lanka - Third Test

England paceman James Anderson has received an International Cricket Council code of conduct reprimand for showing disrespect to umpire S Ravi during the third Test against Sri Lanka at Lord’s, the global governing body said on Sunday.

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