1st Test Sri Lanka v England: England build big lead on rain affected second day
On a rain affected second day, England piled on the runs against Sri Lanka, in the 1st Test at the Galle International Stadium, Galle.
Sri Lanka 135/10 (46.1)
England 320/4 (94)
Stumps - Day 2 - England lead by 185 runs
After Jonny Bairstow’s demise early on for 47, Joe Root 168* and Dan Lawrence 74 took England into an unassailable position on the second day of the match, leading by 185 runs. The only thing that can save Sri Lanka from here will be the rain.
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Dom Sibley - 4.2 ov), 2-17 (Zak Crawley - 8.4 ov), 3-131 (Jonny Bairstow - 42.2 ov), 4-304 (Dan Lawrence - 85.3 ov)
Sri Lanka - Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Perera, Dinesh Chandimal(c), Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Niroshan Dickwella(wk), Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dilruwan Perera, Lasith Embuldeniya, Asitha Fernando
England - Zak Crawley, Dominic Sibley, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root(c), Dan Lawrence, Jos Buttler(wk), Sam Curran, Dom Bess, Jack Leach, Mark Wood, Stuart Broad
Start Time: 04:30
Toss: Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat
Venue: Galle International Stadium, Galle
Officials: Handunnettige Dharmasena, Ruchira Palliyaguruge, Lyndon Hannibal, Raja Wimalasiri, Ranjan Madugalle
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