Sangakkara ton boosts Sri Lanka

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London - Sri Lanka, after losing the toss, made 300 for nine against England in the fourth one-day international at Lord's on Saturday.

Kumar Sangakkara's 112, his first century at Lord's in any format, was the cornerstone of Sri Lanka's total.

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Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara celebrates scoring 100 runs not out during their One Day International cricket match against England at Lord's cricket ground in London. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Together with Tillakaratne Dilshan (71), he put on 172 for the second wicket after Sri Lanka had collapsed to 67 all out during a 10-wicket defeat in the third ODI at Old Trafford on Wednesday.

England lead the five-match series 2-1.


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