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England beat Sri Lanka by 122 runs in 5th ODI, win series 3-0

England made 324 for seven, while Sri Lanka were bowled out at 202. Photograph: (Reuters)

AFP Cardiff, United Kingdom Jul 02, 2016, 05.30 PM (IST)

England beat Sri Lanka by 122 runs to win the fifth and final one-day international in Cardiff on Saturday.

Victory saw England take the series 3-0, with one tie and one no result.

England, sent into bat made 324 for seven, with Joe Root top-scoring with 93 and sharing a stand of 109 with Jos Buttler (70).

Sri Lanka, chasing a target of 325, were bowled out for 202 with more than seven overs to spare.

(AFP)

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