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England vs Sri Lanka Only T20I 2006 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - England vs Sri Lanka Only T20I 2006


Watch the highlights of England vs Sri Lanka Only T20I 2006 - Sri Lanka tour of England one & only first time Twenty20 international match played between Sri Lanka and England at The Rose Bowl, Southampton in 15th June 2006.

England vs Sri Lanka Only T20I 2006 Highlights
Sanath Jayasuriya plays a shot © Getty Images

All-round display from Sanath Jayasuriya before Dilhara Fernando holds nerve as debutants Sri Lanka pulled off a historic their first-ever T20I win by thrilling 2-run over England, despite a fighting knock from Marcus Trescothick's 72 in a high-voltage game of the one-off T20 international.

* Paul Collingwood's 4 for 22 was the best bowling figures by an England bowler in T20 international, surpassing the previous record of 4 for 24 held by Jon Lewis against Australia at same venue in the last year.

Sri Lanka scored 163 for all-out in exact 20 overs with top scorer by Sanath Jayasuriya 41, Upul Tharanga struck 34 off 25-balls including 4-fours & a six, Chamara Kapugedera 22 and Kumar Sangakkara 21.

England best bowler by Paul Collingwood claimed a career-best 4-wickets for 22-runs in 4-overs, Debutants Jamie Dalrymple, Sajid Mahmood and Liam Plunkett each took one-wickets on their debut T20I match.

England scored 161-5 in 20 overs with top scorer by Marcus Trescothick struck 72 off 58-balls including 9-fours & a six.

Andrew Strauss hammered a 33 off 21-balls including 6-fours with strike rate of 157.14 and Kevin Pietersen 17

Sri Lanka best bowler by Sanath Jayasuriya took 2-wickets and one for Tillakaratne Dilshan - Dilhara Fernando.

Sanath Jayasuriya named Player of the match for his all-round performance to took 2-wickets for 32-runs in 4-overs after scoring a superb 41 off 30-balls including 4-fours & 2-sixes with strike rate of 136.66.