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Sri Lanka beat England in the first ODI

Sri Lanka beat England in the first ODI
Sri Lanka beat England in the first ODI

Sri Lanka’s clinched a 25 run opening win over England in their opening one day international in Colombo.Tillakaratne Dilshan top scored for the hosts with 88 and Kusal Perera and Mahela Jayawardene both hit half centuries as they racked up 317 for six.

The tourists’ captain Alastair Cook won the toss and elected to field but it soon became clear it was not the best choice. 
England went off like a train with Moeen converting a 25-ball fifty into a ton from 72 deliveries – the third quickest by an Englishman in one-day internationals – but wickets fell regularly around him.

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