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Squad details .

Sri Lanka

Steve Davies, Chamara Silva, Lahiru Thirimanne, Mahela Jayawardena, Tharanga Paranavitana, Thilan Samaraweera, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Chanaka Welegedara, Dammika Prasad, Rangana Herath, Suraj Randiv, Suranga Lakmal, Dinesh Chandimal, Kumar Sangakkara, Prasanna Jayawardene,

England

Alastair Cook, Andrew Strauss, Ian Bell, Jonathan Trott, Kevin Pietersen, Graeme Swann, James Anderson, James Tredwell, Monty Panesar, Steven Finn, Stuart Broad, Ravi Bopara, Samit Patel, Tim Bresnan, Matt Prior

Pitch report

It will be good for batting for the first couple of days and will then take turn. There are a few damp spots on the surface which might keep the bowlers interested at the start.
Weather

Rain has been predicted for the most part of the game.


  • March 26, 2012
    Max:32
    Min:23

  • March 27, 2012
    Max:31
    Min:24

  • March 28, 2012
    Max:33
    Min:24

  • March 29, 2012
    Max:31
    Min:28

  • March 30, 2012
    Max:31
    Min:28
SWOT Analysis
Sri LankaEngland
StrengthHome conditionsOverall form
WeaknessBowling attack, injuriesBatting against spin
OpportunitiesContinue their good recent form with a win in the opening TestBounce back from the Test defeats against Pakistan with a solid performance
ThreatsGraeme Swann and Alastair CookMahela Jayawardena and Rangana Herath
Head to head
  • Total match played: 24
  • Tied: 0
  • Drawn: 9
Sri LankaEngland
Matches won69
Home Wins46
Away Wins23
Highest Innings Score628 on December 18, 2003551 on May 11, 2006
Lowest Innings Score81 on March 15, 200181 on December 18, 2007
Top Performers
Sri LankaEngland
Highest Total Chased139 on March 13, 1993170 on February 17, 1982
Lowest Total Defended188 on December 01, 2007282 on August 22, 1991
Most Prolific BatsmanMahela Jayawardena - 1684 RunsMarcus Trescothick - 957 Runs
Highest Individual Score213 by Sanath Jayasuriya On August 27, 1998203 by Jonathan Trott On May 26, 2011
Most Successful BowlerMuttiah Muralidaran - 112 WicketsMatthew Hoggard - 37 Wickets
Best Bowling Analysis9/65 by Muttiah Muralidaran On August 27, 19987/70 by Phillip DeFreitas On August 22, 1991