SRI Lanka salvaged ride from their one-day series against Pakistan by winning the final match in Hambantota
in comprehensive fashion.
The ODIs are slated to begin in Dambulla on July 11, with matches also set to be played in Pallekele, Colombo and Hambantota
But since returning to the one-day international team in the five-wicket win at Hambantota
, he has bowled all but one of his full 37-over quota in four matches - and taken two wickets on each occasion.
He will launch the Residential Development Project in the proposed new city of Hambantota
today, December 9 and the Mixed Development Project in the Katunayake Export Processing Zone (KEPZ) on Wednesday, December 10.
The batsman (below) tore Sri Lanka apart with 55 not out in Hambantota
to get England into the one-day series, and since then he has been back in the nets.
Cook's suspension from the fourth one-day international, after his team bowled their overs so slowly on the way to victory over Sri Lanka in Hambantota
, leaves England with plenty to ponder before the series resumes on Sunday.
FROM DEAN WILSON in Hambantota
, Sri Lanka ENGLAND hope Alastair Cook's one-match ban will help kickstart their stand-in skipper's tour.
: Opener Moeen Ali hit a dazzling 58 off 40 balls to inspire England to a five-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the rain-affected third One-day International in Hambantota
They play in Colombo today before moving to Hambantota
The play in Colomb today before moving to Hambantota
The match has been brought forward a day and switched to Hambantota
from Colombo because of heavy rain.
He stressed that some 111,459 families in the districts of Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Hambantota
, Puttalam, Mannar, Vavuniya, Moneragala, and Ampara had been affected by the prolonged situation.