England score 293/7 against Lanka

London, June 13 (IANS) England made 293/7 after being put into bat by Sri Lanka in the ICC Champions Trophy Group A tie here at The Oval Thursday.

Jonathan Trott top scored with 76 while Joe Root (68) and skipper Alastair Cook (59) also made significant contributions.

Ravi Bopara (33 not out) played a brilliant cameo by hitting 28 runs off the last over to propel the hosts to a par-290 score.

For Sri Lanka, Lasith Malinga, Rangana Herath and Shaminda Eranga clinched two wickets each.


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