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   Friday, 17 January, 2003, 11:08 GMT
England edge closer to final
VB Series, Adelaide: England 279-7 (50 overs) beat Sri Lanka 260 all out (49.2 overs) by 19 runs

Nick Knight drives on his way to 88 against Sri Lanka
Nick Knight continues his good form in the series and leads from the front with 88 after England win the toss

Chaminda Vaas appeals successfully for lbw against Ian Blackwell
England wobble midway through their innings with Chaminda Vaas claiming two wickets in two balls

Alec Stewart and Paul Collingwood hit out against Sri Lanka
Alec Stewart and Paul Collingwood get England back on track with a late flurry of runs taking the total to 279-7

The umpire signals a wide from Steve Harmison who then leaves the field injured
Sri Lanka attack their target with help from the wayward Steve Harmison, who is injured after two overs for 27

Santah Jayasuriya and Kumar Sangakkara collide which sees the captain run out
Sanath Jayasuriya falls one short of his century when he is run out after bumping into his team-mate

England players congratulate Nasser Hussain on running out Sanath Jayasuriya
Nasser Hussain's accurate throw shatters Jayasuriya's stumps and hands the momentum back to England

Dilhara Fernando is the last man out for Sri Lanka, bowled by James Anderson
Sri Lanka fight back before a late rally from England sees them clinch victory by bowling Dilhara Fernando
England take on Australia and Sri Lanka

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