1 Jun 2014

Sri Lanka hang on to win in fourth ODI

8:51 am on 1 June 2014

Sri Lanka held their nerve after a brilliant century by England's Jos Buttler to beat the hosts by seven runs in the fourth one-day international at Lord's and level the series at 2-2.

Kumar Sangakkara top-scored with 112 in a commanding Sri Lanka total of 300 for nine and England struggled in reply until the arrival of Buttler who smashed 121 off 74 balls.

He fell in the final over bowled by Lasith Malinga, the series will now be decided in the fifth and final game at Edgbaston on Wednesday.