Sri Lanka Clinch Series vs England Amid Sachithra Senanayake Row

The Sri Lankan win was marred by a controversial moment when Sachithra Senanayake ran out Jos Buttler as the non-striker backed up.

updated: June 04, 2014 15:30 IST
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Birmingham: Sri Lanka swept to a six-wicket victory over England at Edgbaston on Tuesday, sealing a 3-2 victory in their one-day international series.

Lahiru Thirimanne scored an unbeaten 60 and Mahela Jayawardene added 53 as the tourists reached 222-4 in reply to England's 219 all out in the decider of the five-match series.

Earlier, Sachithra Senanayake angered the crowd by controversially running out Jos Buttler. Senanayake ran him out at the non-striker's end as he backed up out of his ground, albeit after twice warning him in his previous over for pinching yards.

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