England’s one-day series ends with record defeat and another cloudburst

• Sri Lanka 366-6; England 132-9
• Sri Lanka won by 219 runs (DLS): England won series 3-1

England were handed one of the biggest one-day defeats in their history as they ended a victorious series over Sri Lanka with a humbling defeat in the fifth and final match.

The tourists may be deserved world No1s and on their finest ever run of results in limited-overs cricket, but this crushing in Colombo was an unwelcome throwback to darker days.

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