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England vs Sri Lanka: Liam Plunkett seals tie with last-ball six in thriller

Liam Plunkett hit a last-ball six as England settled for a tie against Sri Lanka in the first ODI match on Tuesday.

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Liam Plunkett hit a six off the last ball of the match as England achieved a remarkable tie in the first one-day international against Sri Lanka in Nottingham. England, set 287 to win, collapsed to 30 for four and 82 for six. But a stand of 138 between man-of-the-match Chris Woakes, who made an ODI-best 95 not out, and Jos Buttler (93) revived their chances. (Source: Reuters)

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Liam Plunkett hit a six off the last ball of the match as England achieved a remarkable tie in the first one-day international against Sri Lanka in Nottingham. England, set 287 to win, collapsed to 82 for six. Chris Woakes and Liam Plunkett put on an unbroken 50 in 28 balls. (Source: Reuters)

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After losing quick early wickets, England was pushed on the back-foot by Sri Lankan bowlers but a stand of 138 between Chris Woakes, who made an ODI-best 95 not out, and Jos Buttler (93) paved the way for their side to chance down the total set by Sri Lanka. (Source: Reuters)

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Jos Buttler hammered 93 from 99 balls that included six fours and a maiden six. Buttler with Chris Woakes added 138 runs which helped England rebuild their innings while chasing 287. (Source: AP)

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Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews top-scored for his side with 73 after England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss. (Source: AP)

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Angelo Mathews also took two early wickets as England collapsed at 17-3 before they bounced back under the lights. (Source: Reuters)

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Seekkuge Prasanna blasted a quickfire 59 before he was caught and bowled by Chris Woakes. Prasanna helped Sri Lanka add 59 runs in 29 balls hitting eight fours and four sixes. He thereby scored his second ODI fifty. (Source: AP)

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England's spinner Adil Rashid, who remained wicket-less but returned with most economical figures of 36 in his quota of 10 overs among the England bowlers. (Source: Reuters)

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Sri Lankan fans who came in great numbers to cheer for their team in the first ODI match at Trent Bridge. (Source: Reuters)