SL vs ENG: Dom Bess claims 2nd 5-wicket haul in Assessments, restricts Sri Lanka to their lowest total in Galle

England bowled out Sri Lanka for 135 on Thursday, making it their lowest rating at Galle. Dom Bess claimed his second 5-wicket haul whereas Broad took 3 early wickets.

England spinner Dom Bess.

England spinner Dom Bess. (Twitter/@DomBess99)


  • Dom Bess claimed his second 5-wicket haul in Take a look at cricket
  • Sri Lanka have been all out for 135, their lowest Take a look at rating at Galle
  • Broad took 3 whereas Jack Leach bought 1 wicket for England

The England bowling assault dominated Sri Lanka in the primary session of the primary Take a look at at Galle on Day 1 on Thursday. Younger England spinner Dom Bess troubled the Sri Lankan batsmen on a turning monitor as he claimed his second 5-wicket haul in Assessments.

In the meantime, England seamer Stuart Broad took 3 early wickets as Sri Lanka have been struggling at 81/5 and Jack Leach’s lone wicket and a run out helped England bowl out Sri Lanka for their lowest total (135) at Galle.

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal was the best scorer with simply 28 runs on the board for his workforce. He was additionally concerned in an important 56-run partnership with veteran Angelo Mathews that bought Sri Lanka out of hassle after being diminished to 25/3 in the eleventh over.

Dominic Bess additionally grew to become the primary England bowler to take 5 wickets on the primary day of a Take a look at match in Sri Lanka. This younger spinner made his Take a look at debut on twenty fourth Might, 2018 in opposition to Pakistan.

Bess’s maiden 5-wicket haul got here in opposition to South Africa the place he bowled a 23-over spell final yr. Only a yr later he has claimed his 2nd Take a look at five-for in opposition to Sri Lanka in the continued Take a look at collection in Galle.

Sri Lanka had a poor begin with the bat and it is going to be fascinating to see if they’ll do effectively with the ball to carry down the sturdy England batting line up or will the guests dominate the hosts with the bat as effectively.

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