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Dasun Shanaka dismissed Ed Joyce for 9, Ireland v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Malahide, June 16, 2016 (ESPNCI)


Dasun Shanaka rattled Ireland's top order, Ireland v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Malahide, June 16, 2016 (ESPNCI)


Dasun Shanaka bowled Paul Stirling for 27 with his seam bowling, Ireland v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Malahide, June 16, 2016 (ESPNCI)


Dasun Shanaka was bowled by Boyd Rankin after smacking a quick 42, Ireland v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Malahide, June 16, 2016 (ESPNCI)


Dinesh Chandimal whips the ball on to the leg side, Ireland v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Malahide, June 16, 2016


Sri Lanka's openers, Danushka Gunathilaka and Kusal Perera, walk out to bat, Ireland v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Malahide, June 16, 2016 (ESPNCI)

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* England's chase 'absolutely remarkable' - Morgan

June 25 (ESPNCI) Eoin Morgan said he had "never seen anything like it" as England thrashed Sri Lanka by 10 wickets in the second ODI at Edgbaston. Morgan, England's captain, hailed an "absolutely remarkable" unbroken opening stand of 256 - a record for any wicket for England in ODI cricket - as Alex Hales and Jason Roy both recorded unbeaten centuries and career-best ODI scores. It is the highest total overhauled by a 10-wicket margin by any side in the history of ODI cricket.
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* Hales and Roy power England to record-breaking ten-wicket victory

June 24 (ESPNCI) A record opening stand has powered England to an overwhelming victory in the second ODI of the Royal London series against England at Edgbaston. Alex Hales and Jason Roy both thrashed centuries as England completed a ten-wicket win with 95 balls remaining. It is just the sixth such victory England have achieved in their ODI history and the highest score against which any side has achieved it.
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* Shastri 'very disappointed' to miss out on India coach job

June 25 (ESPNCI) Ravi Shastri, the former India allrounder who had served as team director for almost two years leading up to Anil Kumble's appointment as coach, has said he was "very disappointed" not to get the head coach's job himself. He said Sourav Ganguly, one of the members of the cricket advisory committee which played a key role in choosing the coach, was not present when the rest of the committee interviewed him.
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* Mathews passed fit; Sri Lanka bat

Sri Lanka 163/4 (34.0 ov)

June 24 (ESPNCI) Angelo Mathews passed a late fitness test and took his place in the Sri Lanka side for the second Royal London ODI against England at a sold-out Edgbaston. Mathews suffered a recurrence of a hamstring strain during the first ODI and was forced off the field. But after some gentle running yesterday, he had a slightly more rigorous fitness test an hour or two ahead of the game and has declared himself fit.
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