Joe Denly makes rampant return as England secure madcap win in Sri Lanka

• England 187-8; Sri Lanka 157 all out
• Denly marks first international for eight years with star display

Leg-spin worked the oracle on a steamy night in Colombo as England signed off from the white-ball leg of their tour with a comfortable 30-run victory in the one-off Twenty20.

Forced to defend 188 on a ground that for the second time in a week offered runs for the ball-strikers, Eoin Morgan’s men bowled their hosts out for 157 in 20 overs. And though Adil Rashid’s figures of three for 11 from his four overs may have once again underlined his current form and confidence, the story of the night was provided by Joe Denly.

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