Sri Lanka v England: T20 international – live!

Buttler drives Aponso low towards cover, where Chandimal swoops forward to take a good catch. Buttler had looked in good nick, with three boundaries in his seven-ball 13.

3rd over: England 37-0 (Roy 27, Buttler 9) Isuru Udana, the left-arm seamer, drops a difficult return chance off his first delivery. Roy, duped by a slower ball, muscled it whence it came; Udana stretched to his left in his follow-through but couldn’t hang on.

Roy has another scare later in the over when the umpires refer an appeal for obstructing the field to the third umpire. He was more than halfway down the track when Buttler sent him back, and as he attempted to make his ground he unwittingly blocked the throw from Shanaka. As he did not change direction in an attempt to block the throw, he is rightly given not out. He celebrates the reprieve by driving the next delivery sweetly over long on for six. He played that with a golf swing.

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