JC Buttler's XI v JE Root's XI
England in Sri Lanka 2020/21
VenueMahinda Rajapaksha International Cricket Stadium, Hambantota on 8th, 9th January 2021 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
PlayersJC Buttler's XI: 13 (11 to bat and field); JE Root's XI: 11
TossNo toss made
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1JC Buttler's XI (1) 120/6 (Pope 58*, Sibley 18*; 38 overs)

JE Root's XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sDots
JR Braceyc Broad b Bess1638492-29 
Z Crawleyc Buttler b Crane46791255-55 
*JE Rootnot out741172176-73 
DW Lawrencenot out46661407-46 
+BT Foakesdid not bat      
C Overtondid not bat      
OE Robinsondid not bat      
MJ Leachdid not bat      
MA Wooddid not bat      
JM Andersondid not bat      
MW Parkinsondid not bat      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(2 wickets, declared, 50 overs)184
Fall of wickets:
1-38 (Bracey, 10.5 ov), 2-89 (Crawley, 28.3 ov)
JC Buttler's XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsDots4s6s
Curran8   1240--363-
Broad8   3200--382-
Bess16   1591--615-
Stone7   2180--343-
Mahmood6   0240--253-
Crane5   0371--94-

JC Buttler's XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sDots
DP Sibleyc Crawley b Robinson136--2 
BT Foakesb Leach2133564-26 
JM Bairstowc Bracey b Anderson5771-5 
*+JC Buttlerb Anderson012--1 
SM Curranb Robinson1016232-12 
DM Besslbw b Leach31431--12 
OJD Popenot out58911155161 
DP Sibleynot out1864992-53 
OP Stonedid not bat      
SCJ Broaddid not bat      
S Mahmooddid not bat      
MS Cranedid not bat      
GS Virdidid not bat      
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(6 wickets, 38 overs)120
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Sibley, 1.2 ov), 2-12 (Bairstow, 2.4 ov), 3-12 (Buttler, 2.5 ov), 4-31 (Curran, 7.6 ov), 5-37 (Foakes, 10.6 ov), 6-48 (Bess, 14.1 ov)
JE Root's XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsDots4s6s
Anderson8   3212--403-
Robinson4   1152--183-
Wood8   2250--373-
Leach8   0272--312-
Parkinson5   1160--2211
Overton4   160--211-
Lawrence1   060--31-

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> BT Foakes appeared for both sides
--> DP Sibley was allowed to bat twice