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Hosts win to take 2-0 lead in ODI series

Hosts win to take 2-0 lead in ODI series
Hosts win to take 2-0 lead in ODI series

Sri Lanka vs England

Sri Lanka beat England by eight wickets in a rain-reduced one-day international to take a 2-0 lead in the series.Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara hit unbeaten half-centuries and shared an unbroken 149-run partnership to win over England in the second ODI.

Sri Lankan spin bowler Ajantha Mendis earlier took three wickets to dismiss England for an unimpressive 185 in 43 overs after choosing to bat first. Spinner Dilshan and seam bowler Dhammika Prasad also took two wickets. 

Bopara top scored for England with 51, his 14th one-day international half-century, and Joe Root made 42. 

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