Colombo – (AFP)
Sri Lanka defeated England by 25 runs in the first one-day international in Colombo on Wednesday to take the lead in the seven-match series.
The hosts, who piled up 317-6 after being sent in to bat in the day-night match, bowled out England for 292 despite Moeen Ali’s 119 off 87 balls and Ravi Bopara’s 65.
The second match will be played in Colombo on Saturday.
Sri Lanka 317-6 in 50 overs; England 292 all out in 47.1 overs.