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The foot race Sri Lanka had clearly resolved to try and push England a bit harder on a ground known for high scores but good intentions were no match for Jonny Bairstows quick reactions in the second over. White Yellow Air Max 90 Sale . Danushka Gunathilaka dropped the ball down into the covers and immediately called his partner, Kusal Perera, through for one. Bairstow was far quicker off the mark - though Pereras running line was slightly obstructed by the bowler, Chris Woakes - and his scampering underarm throw caught the batsman inches short. Perera, who has been run out four times in his last 10 ODI innings, might have stood a better chance with a dive.The finger stinger England chose to include two spinners, despite the poor forecast and a pitch that had sweated under covers, and it was hard not to have sympathy with Adil Rashid and Moeen Ali as they hugged themselves in the field and waited for the call. There was little for them in a true batting surface, either, but Moeen did get some heat into his fingertips when Gunathilaka drove uppishly back to the bowlers right. Moeen threw himself low to try and take a one-handed catch but the ball burst through his fingers and away - probably leaving his bowling hand feeling even more numb.The statement six(es) With a solid platform from which to attack England from at last, Dinesh Chandimal and Angelo Mathews came out swinging. Both smeared Moeen over deep midwicket, Mathews with a particularly brutal swipe into the crowd; but Chandimal upped the stakes a couple of overs later when he took on Liam Plunkett, giving the charge to an 86mph delivery and driving back over the bowlers head and into the second tier of the pavilion. Not content with making Plunkett look like a medium-pace trundler, he then jumped across to uppercut a short ball over third man to go to his half-century with another six.The scoop Mathewss hitting during the closing stages ensured his side would soar beyond 300 for the first time in the series, particularly when he helped himself to 14 off the penultimate over, bowled by Plunkett. That included a sequence of three consecutive fours and it was one of his more deft strokes that stood out, as he contorted his body to flip a full, fast attempted yorker from around off stump clean over short fine leg, much to Plunketts chagrin.The assaultJason Roy is the sort of opener who forces bowlers to wake up and smell the coffee whether they like it or not. He was well into his stride, having reached 50 from 39 balls, when Nuwan Pradeep began his fifth over. Pradeep began with a leg-side wide - although there was a suspicion Roy might have got a tiny edge on it - and was then subjected to a disdainful barrage of 6-4-4. The first was a crashing blow over long-on; the second dispatched through the covers with a fluid drive; the third clipped smartly off his pads as he walked across to make use of Pradeeps change of line. Up came the England hundred and a sense of the momentum shifting.The stunner Gunathilaka had already made his third ODI fifty and picked up the second wicket of his short career when he latched on to what must surely be his best catch in a Sri Lanka shirt. Eoin Morgan connected well with a slash off Suranga Lakmal that looked set to give third man a test when a flying Gunathilaka intercepted it one-handed leaping to his right at backward point. Sri Lankas catching has not been perfect on this tour but Gunathilakas celebration in the direction of the dressing room suggested he has not been shirking.The final word Roys hundred on his home ground was met with a rousing reception, as the crowd rose for a player much appreciated in these parts. Whether he took Chandimals effort at endangering spectators in the pavilion as a personal challenge is unknown but the clean strike over the sightscreen off Seekkuge Prasanna in the 25th over, the ball ricocheting off the concrete steps, was as emphatic as anything seen all night. Air Max 90 White UK . Now tied for second in the league in shootout goals, the 24-year-old likes to see what the opposing goaltender has in store before he ultimately lands on a move. White Jade Air Max 90 . You can watch the game live on TSN at 7:30pm et/4:30pm pt. The Flyers had won seven of eight before dropping their last two outings on consecutive days over the weekend. Philadelphia was handed a 6-3 loss by the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday afternoon before dropping a 4-1 decision to the Rangers the following night in New York City. http:///...k-air-max-90-uk.html . -- Derrick Rose shook off poor shooting early to hit clutch shots late and Carlos Boozer had 20 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 104-95 preseason victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night. UConn (2-2, 0-1 American) at No. 6 Houston (4-0, 1-0), 8 p.m. (ESPN)Line: Houston by 27 1/2.Series Record: UConn leads 1-0.WHATS AT STAKELast season, the Huskies kept Houston from a perfect season, with a 20-17 win in Connecticut with Cougars quarterback Greg Ward sitting out with an injury. The Cougars havent forgotten the sting of that defeat and are determined not to let them blemish another season. A win would give Houston consecutive 5-0 starts for the first time in school history. Connecticut has beaten a ranked team just three times, and has never knocked off a top-10 team.KEY MATCHUPHoustons run defense vs. Connecticut RB Arkeel Newsome and QB Bryant Shirreffs. The Cougars are first in the nation by allowing just 37 yards rushing a game. Newsome leads the Huskies with 211 yards rushing and two touchdowns, but Houston will also have to watch out for Shirreffs, a dual-threat QB who is second on the team with 187 yards rushing and a rushing TD.PLAYERS TO WATCHUConn: WR Noel Thomas. He had two touchdown receptions in the win last season, and has 40 catches for 388 yards and a score this year. Thomas had a career-high 14 reception against Syracuse onn Saturday, and ranks fourth in the country and second in the conference in receptions this season. Cheap White Red Air Max 90. Houston: Ward. Ward is eager to face Connecticut after not starting last years game because of an ankle injury. He did come in on the final drive of that game after backup Kyle Postma was injured. Ward, who has won his last 17 starts, has thrown for 936 yards and five touchdowns and ran for 113 yards and three more scores.FACTS & FIGURESConnecticut is 4-3 all-time against teams from Texas. ... UConn CB Jamar Summers has 10 career interceptions. ... K Bobby Puyol has made all five of his field goal attempts for the Huskies this season. ... S Obi Melifonwu Connecticut with 36 tackles and has broken up two passes. ... Houston LB Steven Taylor is second in the nation with 5 1/2 sacks. ... The Cougars rank fifth in the country in total defense. ... RB Duke Catalan leads Houston with 225 yards rushing. ... WR Linell Bonners 280 yards receiving is first for the Cougars.---AP college football website: collegefootball.ap.org Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys ChinaNFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '