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Dickwella digs in for Sri Lanka after England breakthroughs

He added an unbroken 70-run stand with Dilruwan after Anderson, Wood struck early on day two
Tags: England, Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka, Anderson Wood


Grant Flower pleased with Sri Lanka application despite 'giving them three wickets'

Batting coach praises Angelo Mathews' effort after dismal Sri Lanka display in first Test
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka, Angelo Mathews, Grant Flower


Angelo Mathews edges day for Sri Lanka after arm-wrestle with James Anderson

Unbeaten century sets platform for hosts following early wickets for England's senior seame
Tags: England, Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka, James Anderson, Angelo Mathews


Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal settle Sri Lanka despite James Anderson probing

Sri Lanka continue solid recovery from 7 for 2 after Anderson makes early impression
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka, James Anderson, Anderson, Angelo Mathews Dinesh Chandimal


Thirimanne battles after Anderson's early strikes

Thirimanne and Mathews helped Sri Lanka regroup on the first morning
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka, Anderson, Mathews


Sri Lanka hand Ramesh Mendis a debut and bat; England recall Anderson

All up hosts make three changes in bid to save series
Tags: England, Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka, Anderson, Ramesh Mendis


Ed Smith defends 'pragmatic' England selection as Jonny Bairstow faces return to Test sidelines

Omission from first two India Tests leaves recalled batsman in limbo after Sri Lanka success
Tags: England, India, Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka, Jonny Bairstow, Ed Smith


Sri Lanka's Binura Fernando, Chamika Karunaratne test Covid-19-positive ahead of West Indies tour

This is the first time players attached to Sri Lanka squads have tested positive for Covid-19
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka, West Indies, Binura Fernando Chamika Karunaratne


Reliability of Sri Lanka's batting under scrutiny as England target 2-0 sweep

Galle pitch could spin from the outset after dry build-up
Tags: England, Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka, Galle


Kusal Mendis dropped by Sri Lanka, Dimuth Karunaratne ruled out with injury

Sri Lanka release five players from bio-bubble, including quicks Lahiru Kumara and Nuwan Pradeep
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis, Lahiru Kumara


Arthur laments Sri Lanka's first-innings batting tempo after Galle loss

Praises Thirimanne for his commitment, hints at a hard call on Kusal Mendis
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka, Arthur, Galle


Dom Bess, Jack Leach strike before tea to keep England in command

Angelo Mathews passes 50 as Sri Lanka edge into lead
Tags: England, Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka, Angelo Mathews, Dom Bess Jack Leach


Lahiru Thirimanne century gives Sri Lanka hope of fightback

Deficit reduced to 44 as England's spinners struggle to exert control
Tags: England, Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka


Sri Lanka will hope Lahiru Thirimanne can live up to early expectations, right now

On 76* opener has the chance to do something truly monumental
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka


Kusal Perera guides Sri Lanka rearguard after Joe Root's majestic 228

Sri Lanka openers whittle down deficit but big challenge awaits after England take control
Tags: England, Sport, Cricket, Joe Root, Sri Lanka, Kusal Perera


Dom Bess admits 'I didn't feel like I bowled very well' after first-day five-for

Offspinner returned his best Test figures as Sri Lanka collapsed
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka, Dom Bess


Sri Lanka batting 'the worst I've seen' - Grant Flower

Hosts' batting coach at a loss to explain how they were all out for 135
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka, Grant Flower


Wasteful Sri Lanka skittled for 135 as England take control in Galle

Dom Bess takes five before Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow drive England's reply
Tags: England, Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka, Galle, Dom Bess, Joe Root Jonny Bairstow


Stuart Broad and Dom Bess skittle Sri Lanka for 135 as England take control

Sri Lanka batsman crumble to series of soft dismissals to register lowest first-innings at Galle
Tags: England, Sport, Cricket, Stuart Broad, Sri Lanka, Dom Bess


Stuart Broad stars on first morning at Galle to strike early blows for England

Chandimal, Mathews regroup for Sri Lanka as dropped catch allows respite
Tags: England, Sport, Cricket, Stuart Broad, Sri Lanka, Galle, Chandimal Mathews


Sri Lanka bat first, missing Dimuth Karunaratne, Suranga Lakmal

England give debut to Dan Lawrence, prefer Stuart Broad to James Anderson
Tags: England, Sport, Cricket, Stuart Broad, Sri Lanka, Dan Lawrence, Dimuth Karunaratne Suranga Lakmal


Jacques Kallis 'sad' to be surplus to SA requirements as England coaching stint begins

Former great lends expertise to England batsmen in Sri Lanka, and is open to further work
Tags: England, Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka, Jacques Kallis


Dimuth Karunaratne believes Sri Lanka have the edge on England

With tourists missing several players from 2018 whitewash, skipper senses 'clear advantage' for home side
Tags: England, Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka, Dimuth Karunaratne


With no clear favourites, Sri Lanka vs England is poised to be a thriller

Hosts' wounded and injury returnees throw predictions into further disarray
Tags: England, Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka


Mathews, Chandimal boost for struggling Sri Lanka

Mathews will play as specialist batsman; Chandimal set to return after missing second Test in South Africa
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka, Mathews, Chandimal, Mathews Chandimal


Niroshan Dickwella happy to 'play situation' for Sri Lanka as wait for Test hundred goes on

Wicketkeeper-batsman says Sri Lanka have a better chance of success against England than in 2018-19
Tags: England, Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka, Niroshan Dickwella


Stuart Broad and James Anderson braced for bit-part roles in Asian campaign

Senior seamers took only one wicket between them in England's 3-0 win in Sri Lanka in 2018-19
Tags: England, Sport, Cricket, Stuart Broad, Sri Lanka, James Anderson


Shehan Jayasuriya retires from Sri Lanka cricket

Left-hand batsman will be relocating to the USA with his family
Tags: Usa, Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka, Shehan Jayasuriya


Jonny Bairstow confident ahead of anticipated Test recall: 'I think my game's in the best place it's been'

Bairstow in line to bat No. 3 in Sri Lanka and hopes to be "huge contributor" to Test side
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka, Jonny Bairstow, Bairstow


Zak Crawley out to prove he is no 'one-hit wonder' in Sri Lanka after epic 267 against Pakistan

The Test career of Crawley's mentor, Rob Key, serves as a cautionary tale
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Crawley, Rob Key, Zak Crawley



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