Athapaththu seals famous series win

By Taha Hashim

Historymakers: Sri Lanka celebrate their win PICTURES: Alamy HISTORY ON Saturday was followed by an even greater achievement on Wednesday. Having defeated England for the first time in T20Is on the weekend, Sri Lanka secured a 2-1 series win with a seven-wicket victory at Derby. The rhythms were very much the same as the previous fixture at Chelmsford. England batted first and crumbled, collapsing from 70-3 to 116 all out with one over left unused. Once again, Sri Lanka’s spin-dominated attack effectively went to work, captain Chamari Athapaththu leading the…

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