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Sri Lanka vs England (TEST)

Match Status- Match Ended, Venue - Galle International Stadium, Galle,1st Test, Date - 26/03/2012, Toss won by - Sri Lanka, Day - 4

Commentary (England innings)

England need to fight hard in order to restrict Sri Lanka to as low a total as possible. Remember they have to bat last on this wicket which will start to turn!

This session too belonged to Sri Lanka. They have managed to take a sizable lead of 125 after scalping 7 wickets in the afternoon session. The English middle order, apart from Bell, who scored a half-century, failed and it was their lower order batsmen that brought them some respite. Herath was magnificent with the ball as he picked up his 8th five-wicket haul. The Lankans would now be looking to add to England's woes in the next session with the bat. Do join us in a while for the evening session.

46.4 S Randiv to Panesar, OUT! LBW! England bowled out of 193! Good length delivery on middle, nips away a bit after landing. Panesar goes for a forward prod but misses. The ball hits his pads and the players appeal. the umpire lifts his finger. That's tea! 193/10

46.3 S Randiv to Panesar, Comes forward and helps it straight back to the bowler. 193/9

46.2 S Randiv to Anderson, Fullish on middle, turned away to long on for one. 193/9

46.1 S Randiv to Panesar, Loopy delivery on the leg stump, driven to long on for a single. 192/9

Randiv back on.

45.6 C Welegedara to Anderson, FOUR! A tad wide outside off, Anderson stands tall and slaps it past covers for a muscular boundary. 191/9

45.5 C Welegedara to Anderson, Fullish outside of, squirted to mid off. 187/9

45.4 C Welegedara to Anderson, Opens the face of the bat and guides it uppishly to gully. The ball falls just short of Samaraweera stationed there. 187/9

45.3 C Welegedara to J Anderson, Fullish outside off, a hint of reverse swing. Anderson mistimes his punch to the covers fielder. 187/9

45.2 C Welegedara to Anderson, Rocks back and punches a good length delivery outside off to extra cover. 187/9

45.1 C Welegedara to Panesar, Clips it to deep square leg and takes a single. 187/9

Welegedara back on.

44.6 R Herath to Anderson, Defended off the front foot by Anderson presenting the full face of the bat. 186/9

44.5 R Herath to Anderson, FOUR! Crisp! Fullish outside off, Anderson lunges forward and drives it beautifully through covers for a sublime boundary. 186/9

44.4 R Herath to Anderson, Gets back and pushes it to covers for a couple. 182/9

44.3 R Herath to Panesar, Dances down the track and chips it on one bounce to the long on fielder. 180/9

44.2 R Herath to Panesar, Goes for a flick but misses. Gets hit on the pads. 179/9

44.1 R Herath to Panesar, FOUR! Dances down the track and hoicks it over mid-wicket for a boundary. 179/9

43.6 S Randiv to Anderson, Flicks it through mid-wicket for a couple. 175/9

43.5 S Randiv to Anderson, Goes for a clip to the on side but gets a leading edge uppishly tot he off side. Monty was way down the track but was sent back. The throw was wide. If that had hit Monty had been gone. 173/9

43.4 S Randiv to Panesar, Comes forward and pushes it aerially to point for a single. That went with great force past the silly point fielder. 173/9

43.3 S Randiv to Anderson, Leans forward and scoops it to fine leg for a single. 172/9

43.2 S Randiv to Anderson, Clips it straight to the short leg fielder. 171/9

43.1 S Randiv to Anderson, Comes forward and defends it to the off side. 171/9

42.6 R Herath to Anderson, Helps it with soft hands to covers and scampers through for a single. 171/9

42.5 R Herath to Anderson, FOUR! Audacious! Fullish on off, Anderson sits down on one knee and reverse sweeps it past point for a boundary. 170/9

42.4 R Herath to Anderson, Gets an inside edge to the leg side on his defends. 166/9

42.3 R Herath to Anderson, Lunges forward and pushes it to covers. 166/9

42.2 R Herath to M Panesar, Drives it to mid off and takes one. 166/9

42.1 Herath to Panesar, FOUR! Slammed! Fullish outside off, Panesar comes forward and smashes it over Herath's head for a muscular boundary. 165/9

41.6 S Randiv to Anderson, Fullish outside off, Anderson checks his drive at the last moment and chips it on one bounce to the mid off fielder. 161/9

41.5 S Randiv to Anderson, Gets a thick outside edge to gully on his defense. 161/9

41.4 S Randiv to Anderson, Defends it off the front foot to the off side. 161/9

41.3 S Randiv to Anderson, FOUR! Fullish on off, Anderson sweeps it uppishly over deep square leg for a powerful boundary. 161/9

41.2 S Randiv to Anderson, Leans forward and dabs it to covers. 157/9

41.1 S Randiv to Anderson, Loopy on middle, helped to the off side by Anderson. 157/9

40.6 R Herath to Panesar, Gets forward and prods it to the off side. 157/9

Monty Panesar is the new batsman.

40.5 Herath to Ian Bell, OUT! Castled! What a beauty! A perfect left-armer's delivery! Good length delivery on middle, spins away sharply after landing. Bell goes for a forward prod but is beaten by the spin. The ball passes the bat and crashes onto the stumps. What a big blow for England. 157/9

40.4 R Herath to Bell, Gets back and cuts it straight to point. 157/8

40.3 R Herath to Bell, Bell has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 157/8

40.2 R Herath to Bell, Gets back and works it away to the on side. 157/8

40.1 R Herath to Bell, Leans forward and defends it with the full face of the bat. 157/8

39.6 S Randiv to Anderson, Leans forward and turns it to the leg side. No run. A successful over for Sri Lanka. 157/8

39.5 S Randiv to Anderson, Loopy delivery outside off, prodded to covers. 157/8

James Anderson is the new batsman.

39.4 S Randiv to Swann, OUT! Poor shot! Fullish on the middle, Swann dances down the track and mistimes his loft to short mid-wicket where Dilshan shows good reflexes and pouches a good catch to his right. This will boost Randiv's confidence! 157/8

39.3 S Randiv to Swann, Gets back and pushes it to covers. 157/7

39.2 S Randiv to Swann, Lunges forward and misses his defense. A stifled appeal for an LBW but the umpire says no. 157/7

39.1 S Randiv to Bell, Gets an inside edge to square leg off his front foot defense and they take a single. 157/7

38.6 R Herath to G Swann, Fullish on off, helped straight back to the bowler. 156/7

38.5 R Herath to Swann, Good length delivery outside off, patted away to point. 156/7

38.4 R Herath to Swann, Swann has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 156/7

38.3 R Herath to Swann, FOUR! Gets down on one knee and slog sweeps a fullish delivery on middle over square leg for a boundary. 156/7

38.2 R Herath to Swann, Swann has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 152/7

38.1 R Herath to Swann, FOUR! Slammed! A tad short outside off, Swann rocks back and smashes it past covers for a thunderous boundary. 152/7

37.6 S Randiv to Bell, Leans forward and prods it to the off side. 148/7

37.5 S Randiv to Bell, Bell shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 148/7

37.4 S Randiv to Bell, Gets forward and defends. 148/7

29th Test fifty for Bell.

37.3 S Randiv to Bell, FOUR! Sits down on one knee and slog sweeps it to deep square leg off the middle stump for a well placed boundary. 148/7

37.2 S Randiv to Bell, Tries to flick it but gets hit on the pads. 144/7

37.1 S Randiv to Bell, Goes back and turns it away to the on side. 144/7

36.6 R Herath to Swann, Swann has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 144/7

36.5 R Herath to Bell, FOUR! Gets down on one knee and sweeps it past Welegedara who dives but doesn't stop it in first attempt. He then chases it and does well to flick it inside the rope. Three runs taken. 144/7

36.4 R Herath to Bell, Comes forward and squirts it into the ground. 141/7

36.3 R Herath to Bell, Gets forward and pats it to the off side. 141/7

36.2 R Herath to Bell, Prods it to the off side off the front foot. 141/7

36.1 R Herath to Bell, Defends it to the leg side off the front foot. 141/7

35.6 S Randiv to Swann, Swann has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 141/7

35.5 S Randiv to Swann, FOUR! Fullish delivery on the pads, Swann stays back and clips it to fine leg for a boundary. That went very fine. 141/7

35.4 S Randiv to Swann, Lunges forward and gets hit on the pads off a delivery outside off. A stifled appeal but the umpire says no. 137/7

35.3 S Randiv to Swann, FOUR! Loopy outside off, Swann dances down the track and lofts it over extra cover for a well placed boundary. 137/7

35.2 S Randiv to Bell, Drives it wide of mid on and takes one. 133/7

35.1 S Randiv to Bell, Gets forward and bunts it to the off side. 132/7

34.6 R Herath to Swann, FOUR! Effortless! Fullish delivery on the pads, Swann dances down the track and flicks it nonchalantly over mid-wicket for a delightful boundary. 132/7

34.5 R Herath to Swann, Lunges forward and squirts it to the off side. 128/7

34.4 R Herath to Bell, Clips it to the leg side and takes one. 128/7

34.3 R Herath to Bell, Defended off the front foot by Bell presenting the full face of the bat. 127/7

34.2 R Herath to Bell, Gets behind the line of the ball and prods it into the ground. 127/7

34.1 R Herath to Bell, Gets back and defends it from within the crease. 127/7

33.6 S Randiv to Swann, Leans forward and helps it to the off side. No run. 127/7

33.5 Randiv to Swann, Spins back in sharply after landing outside off, Swann misses his forward prod and is hit on the pads. the players appeal but the umpire says no. Replays show that it was going over the top. 127/7

33.4 S Randiv to Swann, Goes back and defends. 127/7

33.3 S Randiv to Swann, Straightens after landing outside off, Swann plays it with soft hands into the ground. 127/7

33.2 S Randiv to Swann, Leans forward and plays a ball outside the off stump with his pads. 127/7

33.1 S Randiv to Bell, Stays back an pushes it to covers for a single. 127/7

32.6 R Herath to Swann, Gets behind the line of the ball and defends. 126/7

32.5 R Herath to Swann, FOUR! Crashed! Fullish on middle, Swann dances down the track and lofts it over mid on for a boundary. 126/7

32.4 R Herath to Swann, Beaten! Loopy delivery outside off, nips away after landing. Swann goes for a forward prod but is beaten by the spin. 122/7

32.3 R Herath to Swann, Pats it to the off side off the front foot. 122/7

32.2 R Herath to Swann, Comes forward and prods it to the off side. 122/7

Graeme Swann is the new batsman.

32.1 R Herath to Broad, OUT! LBW! Fullish delivery on middle, goes straight on. Broad goes for a sweep but misses. The ball hits his pads and the players appeal. The umpire raises his finger. Broad thinks he got some bat on it and asks for a review. Replays show that the ball would have hit middle and off and there was no bat involved. The onfield umpire's decision stays and Broad has to depart. 8th Five-wicket haul for Herath! 122/7

31.6 S Randiv to Bell, Defended off the front foot by Bell presenting the full face of the bat. 122/6

31.5 S Randiv to Bell, Bell dances down the track and does well to block the ball. 122/6

31.4 S Randiv to Bell, Driven uppishly to mid-off. No run. 122/6

31.3 Randiv to Bell, Big appeal for a catch! Not out! Bell goes for a sweep and hits it uppishly to short leg where it hits Thirimanne on his chest and then onto his helmet. It then lobs up to the keeper who pouches it safely running forward. the players appeal but the umpire says no as the ball hit the helmet also. 122/6

31.2 S Randiv to Bell, Gets back and defends it to short leg. 122/6

31.1 S Randiv to Broad, Sits on one knee and sweeps it to fine leg for a single. 122/6

Suraj Randiv into the attack now.

30.6 R Herath to Bell, Quicker delivery outside off, pushed to the off side. 121/6

30.5 R Herath to Bell, Stays back and squirts it into the ground. 121/6

30.4 R Herath to Bell, Loopy delivery on middle, defended to the off side. 121/6

30.3 R Herath to Bell, Gets forward and pushes it to covers. 121/6

30.2 R Herath to Bell, Defended off the front foot by Bell presenting the full face of the bat. 121/6

30.1 R Herath to Bell, Leans forward and prods it to the off side. 121/6

Drinks break.

29.6 S Lakmal to Broad, FOUR! Crashed! Short and wide outside off, Broad waits on his back foot and cuts it ferociously past point for a boundary. 121/6

29.5 S Lakmal to Broad, Yorker on middle, Broad gets his bat down in time to dig that one out. 117/6

29.4 S Lakmal to Broad, FOUR! Intelligent! Length delivery outside off, Broad opens the face of the bat and slices it past gully for a well placed boundary. 117/6

29.3 S Lakmal to Broad, Play and a miss! A tad short outside off, Broad stays back and goes for an audacious pull but misses. 113/6

29.2 S Lakmal to S Broad, Leans forward and drives an overpitched delivery outside off to mid off. 113/6

29.1 S Lakmal to Broad, Length delivery outside off, Broad mistimes his drive to short extra cover. 113/6

28.6 R Herath to Bell, Full length delivery on middle, helped straight back to the bowler. 113/6

28.5 R Herath to Bell, Lunges forward and defends it into the ground. 113/6

28.4 R Herath to Bell, A tad short outside off, cut away to point. 113/6

28.3 R Herath to Bell, Defended off the front foot by Bell presenting the full face of the bat. 113/6

28.2 R Herath to Bell, Leans forward with a perfect front foot defense. 113/6

28.1 R Herath to Bell, Loopy delivery on middle, squirted into the ground. 113/6

27.6 S Lakmal to Broad, Appeal for an LBW! Not out! Slower delivery outside the leg stump, nips away. Broad misses his forward prod and gets hit on the pads. The players appeal but the umpire says no. Probably pitching outside leg. 113/6

27.5 S Lakmal to Broad, FOUR! Delightful! Good length delivery outside off, Broad gets back and punches it past point for another lovely boundary. 113/6

27.4 S Lakmal to Broad, FOUR! He's taking him on here! A tad short outside off, Broad stays back and whacks it over mid-wicket for a powerful boundary. 109/6

27.3 S Lakmal to Broad, SIX! Magnificent shot! Back of a length delivery outside off, Broad rocks back and pulls it muscularly over deep square leg for a thunderous maximum. 105/6

27.2 S Lakmal to Broad, FOUR! Superb shot! Good length delivery outside off, Broad stands tall and punches it wide of mid off for a sublime boundary. 99/6

27.1 S Lakmal to Ian Bell, A tad short on the leg stump, Bell rocks back and pulls it away to fine leg for a single. 95/6

Suranga Lakmal back on.

26.6 R Herath to Broad, Fullish outside off, defended to mid off. No run. 94/6

26.5 R Herath to Bell, Gets back and pushes it to deep point for a single. 94/6

26.4 R Herath to Bell, Pats a fullish delivery to the off side off the front foot. 93/6

26.3 R Herath to Bell, Leans forward and prods it into the ground. 93/6

26.2 R Herath to Broad, Sits down on one knee and sweeps it from way outside the off stump to fine leg for a single. 93/6

Stuart Broad is the next man in.

26.1 Herath to Patel, OUT! LBW! Good length delivery on off, quicker through the air, skids on with the arm. Patel goes for a push off the back foot but misses. The ball hits his pads and the players appeal. The umpire straightaway lifts his finger. Replays show it was hitting middle. that looked plumb to the naked eye as he was caught on the back foot. 92/6

25.6 C Welegedara to Bell, Gets forward and pats it to covers. No run. 92/5

25.5 C Welegedara to Bell, Length delivery outside off, driven to covers. 92/5

25.4 C Welegedara to Patel, Tries to flick it but checks his shot at the last moment. The ball lobs up to the vacant leg side and they run through for a single. 92/5

25.3 C Welegedara to Patel, Short and wide outside off, Patel gets back and cuts it uppishly straight to point. 91/5

25.2 C Welegedara to Patel, Slower delivery outside off, turned away to the leg side. 91/5

25.1 C Welegedara to Patel, Stays back and prods it into the ground. 91/5

24.6 R Herath to Bell, Pats it to point off the front foot to end the over. Maiden! 91/5

24.5 R Herath to Bell, Lunges forward and pushes it to covers. 91/5

24.4 R Herath to Bell, Defends it off the front foot to the off side. 91/5

24.3 R Herath to Bell, Comes forward and squirts it into the ground. 91/5

24.2 R Herath to Bell, Defended off the front foot to the off side by Bell 91/5

24.1 R Herath to Bell, Full length delivery on middle, defended with the full face of the bat by Bell. 91/5

23.6 C Welegedara to Patel, In the corridor outside off, left alone by Patel to end the over. 91/5

23.5 C Welegedara to Patel, Wide delivery outside off, Patel shoulders his arms to it. 91/5

23.4 C Welegedara to Patel, Comes on the front foot and defends it into the ground. 91/5

23.3 C Welegedara to Patel, Wide outside off, Patel lets it go through. 91/5

23.2 C Welegedara to Patel, Good length delivery outside off, Patel stays back and pushes it to covers. 91/5

23.1 C Welegedara to Bell, In the corridor outside off, guided to third man for a single. 91/5

22.6 R Herath to S Patel, Comes forward and drives it to mid off. 90/5

22.5 R Herath to Patel, Quicker on middle, defended off the front foot by Patel. 90/5

22.4 R Herath to Bell, Length delivery outside off, driven to deep cover for a single. 90/5

22.3 R Herath to Patel, Loopy outside off, pushed to covers for a single. First runs in Test cricket for Samit Patel. 89/5

22.2 R Herath to Patel, Gets back and helps it straight to the bowler. 88/5

22.1 R Herath to Patel, Comes forward and prods it into the ground. 88/5

21.6 C Welegedara to Bell, Overpitched delivery outside off, Bell comes on the front foot and drives it beautifully to extra cover where Thirimanne dived to his right and makes a splendid stop. No run. 88/5

21.5 C Welegedara to Bell, Full length delivery outside off, pushed to covers. 88/5

21.4 C Welegedara to Bell, Good length delivery outside off, nips away after landing. Bell lets it go through. 88/5

21.3 C Welegedara to Ian Bell, FOUR! He is looking in ominous touch! A tad short outside off Bell rocks back and cuts it past backward point for a well placed boundary. 88/5

21.2 C Welegedara to Bell, In the corridor outside off, Bell lets it go through. 84/5

21.1 C Welegedara to Bell, FOUR! Superb placement! A tad short and wide outside off, Bell stays back and cuts it past point for a boundary. 84/5

20.6 R Herath to Patel, Leans forward and turns it away to the leg side. Maiden over. 80/5

20.5 R Herath to Patel, Lunges forward and gets a thick inside edge onto the ground to forward short leg. 80/5

20.4 R Herath to Patel, Comes forward and helps it to the leg side. 80/5

20.3 R Herath to Patel, Clips this one straight to mid on. 80/5

20.2 R Herath to Patel, Flighted delivery on middle, helped straight back to the bowler. 80/5

20.1 R Herath to Patel, Loopy delivery on the leg stump, defended to the leg side. 80/5

19.6 C Welegedara to Bell, Comes forward and pushes a fullish delivery on middle to mid off. No run. 80/5

19.5 C Welegedara to Ian Bell, FOUR! Sublime! Overpitched delivery outside off, Bell leans forward and drives it sweetly past covers for a delightful boundary. 80/5

19.4 C Welegedara to Bell, Good length delivery outside off, pushed to covers by Bell. 76/5

19.3 C Welegedara to Bell, FOUR! Full length delivery outside off, Bell leans forward and slices it past gully for a well placed boundary. 76/5

19.2 C Welegedara to Bell, In the corridor outside off, Bell lets it go through. 72/5

19.1 C Welegedara to Bell, Delivers a good length delivery outside off from round the wicket. Bell shoulders his arms to it. 72/5

Samit Patel is the new batsman.

18.6 Herath to Prior, OUT! LBW! Good length delivery on middle, turns away after landing. Prior gets squared up in his defense and is hit on the back leg. The players appeal and the umpire lifts his finger after a long wait. England ask for a review but the replays show that it would have hit middle and off. The onfield decision stays and Prior has to depart. England reeling at 72/5. 72/5

Prior given out LBW. England have asked for a review.

18.5 R Herath to Prior, FOUR! Spanked! Short and wide outside off, Prior rocks back and crashes it past point for a powerful boundary. 72/4

18.4 R Herath to Prior, Lunges forward and defends it into the ground. 68/4

18.3 R Herath to Prior, Prior shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 68/4

18.2 R Herath to Prior, Drifts it onto his pads, Prior turns it to the leg side. 68/4

18.1 R Herath to Prior, Fullish delivery on the middle, tapped to the leg side. 68/4

17.6 C Welegedara to Bell, Length delivery outside off, prodded to the off side. 68/4

17.5 C Welegedara to Bell, Good length delivery outside off, Bell leaves it alone. 68/4

17.4 C Welegedara to Bell, In the corridor outside off, Bell lets it go through. 68/4

17.3 C Welegedara to Ian Bell, Bell comes forward and drives a full length delivery outside off to mid off. 68/4

17.2 C Welegedara to Prior, Fullish outside off from over the wicket, Prior leans forward and drives it through covers for three. 68/4

Matt Prior is the new batsman.

17.1 C Welegedara to Pietersen, OUT! Pietersen drags it onto his stumps! Good length delivery outside off from round the wicket, nips back in after landing. Pietersen goes for a drive but gets an inside edge onto the stumps. Welegedara strikes immediately after lunch! England in some trouble now! 65/4

16.6 R Herath to Bell, Comes forward and defends it with full face of the bat. 65/3

16.5 R Herath to Bell, Defended off the front foot by Bell presenting the full face of the bat. 65/3

16.4 R Herath to Bell, FOUR! Lovely shot! Fullish delivery on middle, Bell dances down the track and lofts it over the bowler's head for a well placed boundary. 65/3

16.3 R Herath to Bell, FOUR! Crashed! A tad short outside off, Bell rocks back and cuts it past point for a muscular boundary. 61/3

16.2 R Herath to Bell, Leans forward and defends it to the off side. 57/3

16.1 R Herath to Bell, Fullish on the middle, Prodded into the ground by Bell. 57/3

The players have made their way out to the middle. Bell and Pietersen are the two batsmen at the crease. Herath will start off proceedings for Sri Lanka.

It was a good session for Sri Lanka. Having added 29 runs in the morning they ended on a decent 318. Jayawardena made a sublime 180. They have managed to reduce England to 57/3. Herath got the key wickets of Strauss and Trott, while Lakmal had Cook trapped in front. Pietersen and Bell have a lot of hard work ahead of them. Do join us in a while for the afternoon session.

15.6 C Welegedara to Pietersen, Length delivery outside off, Pietersen lets it go through. That's Lunch on day 2. 57/3

15.5 C Welegedara to Pietersen, Good length delivery outside off, dabbed to the off side. 57/3

15.4 C Welegedara to Pietersen, Gets forward and pats it to point. 57/3

15.3 C Welegedara to Pietersen, Probing line outside off, Pietersen shoulders his arms to it. 57/3

15.2 C Welegedara to Pietersen, In the corridor outside off, Pietersen lets it go through. 57/3

15.1 C Welegedara to Pietersen, Pietersen has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 57/3

14.6 R Herath to Bell, Squirts it into the ground off the front foot to end the over. 57/3

14.5 R Herath to Bell, Comes forward and pats it to the off side. 57/3

14.4 R Herath to Bell, Gets onto his front foot and defends. 57/3

14.3 R Herath to Bell, Gets back and clips it to short fine leg. 57/3

14.2 R Herath to Bell, FOUR! Effortless! A tad short outside off, Bell waits back and punches it past mid-wicket for a lovely boundary. 57/3

14.1 R Herath to Bell, SIX! Plundered! Fullish loopy delivery outside off, Bell dances down the track and smashes it over long on for a humongous maximum. 53/3

13.6 S Lakmal to Pietersen, Fullish on middle, worked away to mid on. No run. 47/3

13.5 S Lakmal to Ian Bell, Good length delivery outside off, Bell stays back and punches it past covers for three. 47/3

13.4 S Lakmal to Bell, Length delivery on the pads, clipped away to mid-wicket. No run. 44/3

13.3 S Lakmal to Pietersen, Back of a length delivery on middle, Pietersen rocks back and pulls it to fine leg where Randiv dives to his right and makes a good stop. Just a single taken. 44/3

13.2 S Lakmal to Pietersen, Fullish outside off, prodded into the ground off the front foot by Pietersen. 43/3

13.1 S Lakmal to Pietersen, Good length delivery on middle, turned away to the leg side. 43/3

12.6 R Herath to Bell, Play and a miss! Good length delivery outside off, Bell goes for a premeditated sweep but misses. A successful over for the Lankans. 43/3

12.5 R Herath to Ian Bell, Leans forward for a defense but gets an inside edge onto the pads. A stifled appeal but the umpire says no. 43/3

Ian Bell is the new batsman.

12.4 R Herath to Strauss, OUT! LBW! Fullish delivery on the off stump, goes straight on. Strauss goes for a sweep but misses. The ball hits him full on the pads and the players appeal. The umpire says no meanwhile they run through for a single but the Lankans go for a review. The replays show that it was hitting middle and off. The onfield decision is overturned and Strauss has to depart. 43/3

Appeal for an LBW turned down. Lankans have asked for a review.

12.3 Herath to Strauss, Spins back in sharply after landing outside off. Strauss misses his forward poke and gets hit on the pads on its way to the keeper. A stifled appeal but the umpire says no. 43/2

12.2 R Herath to Strauss, Fullish on middle, pushed straight back to the bowler. 43/2

12.1 R Herath to Pietersen, Loopy delivery outside off, Pietersen chips down the track and clips it to mid on for a single. 43/2

11.6 S Lakmal to Strauss, Back of a length delivery outside off, Strauss sways away from it. 42/2

11.5 S Lakmal to K Pietersen, Leans forward and turns a good length delivery to wide of mid on for a quick single. Gets off the mark. 42/2

11.4 S Lakmal to Pietersen, Good length delivery outside off, prodded to the off side off the front foot. 41/2

11.3 S Lakmal to Pietersen, Back of a length delivery outside the leg stump, Pietersen lets it go through. 41/2

11.2 S Lakmal to Strauss, Drifts it onto his pads, Strauss clips it to deep square leg off the back foot for a single. 41/2

11.1 S Lakmal to Strauss, In the corridor outside off, Strauss lets it go through. 40/2

10.6 R Herath to Pietersen, Pietersen has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 40/2

10.5 R Herath to K Pietersen, Fullish outside off, driven to mid off. 40/2

10.4 R Herath to K Pietersen, Fullish delivery outside off, Pietersen gets a soft outside edge to the slips. Safe! 40/2

Kevin Pietersen is the new batsman.

10.3 R Herath to Trott, OUT! Stumped! Bizarre dismissal! Loopy delivery outside off, Trott dances down the track and misses a full toss. The keeper collects the ball on the half volley and whips off the bails in a flash and runs forward to celebrate but collides with Trott who was way outside his crease. Trott lies on the ground for a moment after getting hurt but gets up and walks back to the pavilion. 40/2

10.2 R Herath to Trott, Loopy delivery outside off, driven to short extra cover. 40/1

10.1 R Herath to Strauss, Turns it away to the leg side with the spin and takes a single. 40/1

9.6 S Lakmal to Strauss, Short of a length delivery outside off, pulled away to deep square leg for a single. 39/1

9.5 S Lakmal to Trott, LEG BYE! Good length delivery on the leg stump from round the wicket. Trott shuffles a bit and misses his flick. They run through for a leg bye. 38/1

9.4 S Lakmal to Strauss, Stays back and flicks it away to deep square leg for a single. 37/1

9.3 S Lakmal to Strauss, Good length delivery outside off, Strauss shoulders his arms to it. 36/1

9.2 S Lakmal to Strauss, Leans forward and drives it straight back to the bowler. 36/1

9.1 S Lakmal to Strauss, In the corridor outside off, Strauss lets it go through. 36/1

8.6 R Herath to Trott, Comes forward and pats it to the off side. 36/1

8.5 R Herath to Trott, Comes forward and dabs it into the ground. 36/1

8.4 R Herath to Trott, Defended off the front foot by Trott presenting the full face of the bat. 36/1

8.3 R Herath to A Strauss, Just short! Good length delivery outside off, goes straight on with the arm. Strauss goes for a forward prod but gets an outside edge just past the first slip to third man for three. 36/1

8.2 R Herath to Strauss, Shuffles a bit and clips it behind square leg for a couple. 33/1

8.1 R Herath to Strauss, Spins back in after landing outside off, Strauss gets back and defends. 31/1

Rangana Herath into the attack.

Drinks break.

7.6 S Lakmal to Trott, Good length delivery on middle, turned away to the leg side. No run. 31/1

7.5 S Lakmal to Strauss, Fullish delivery outside off, Strauss leans forward and drives it sublimely through covers for three. 31/1

7.4 S Lakmal to Strauss, Good length delivery outside off, Strauss goes back and punches it through point for a couple. 28/1

7.4 S Lakmal to Strauss, WIDE! Bouncer outside off, way over the batsman's head. 26/1

7.3 S Lakmal to Strauss, Good length delivery outside off, Strauss shoulders his arms to it. 25/1

7.2 S Lakmal to Strauss, Probing delivery outside off, Strauss lets it go through. 25/1

7.1 S Lakmal to Strauss, Good length delivery on off, Strauss defends it from within the crease. 25/1

6.6 C Welegedara to J Trott, FOUR! Crisp! Fullish on the pads, Trott comes forward and flicks it sweetly past mid on for a boundary. 25/1

6.5 C Welegedara to Trott, In the corridor outside off, left alone by Trott. 21/1

6.4 C Welegedara to Trott, Short and wide outside off, Trott goes back and cuts it to point. 21/1

6.3 C Welegedara to Trott, Prods a good length delivery on middle to the leg side. 21/1

6.2 C Welegedara to Trott, Stays back and pushes a good length delivery outside off to point. 21/1

6.1 C Welegedara to Strauss, Short and wide outside off, Strauss gets back and cuts it powerfully to backward point where Dilshan dives to his right and makes a half stop. A single taken by the pair. 21/1

5.6 S Lakmal to Trott, Fullish outside off, Trott leans forward and drives it to extra cover. 20/1

5.5 S Lakmal to Trott, Comes forward and squirts a good length delivery outside off into the ground. 20/1

5.4 S Lakmal to Trott, Leaves a good length delivery outside the off stump. 20/1

5.3 S Lakmal to Trott, In the corridor outside off, Trott lets it go through. 20/1

5.2 S Lakmal to Trott, Trott has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 20/1

5.1 S Lakmal to Trott, Good length delivery outside off, Trott shoulders his arms to it. 20/1

4.6 C Welegedara to Strauss, Fullish on off, Strauss comes forward and defends it into the ground. 20/1

4.5 C Welegedara to Strauss, Good length delivery outside off, Strauss lets it go through. 20/1

4.4 C Welegedara to Strauss, Fullish on the pads, Strauss misses his flick and gets hit on the pads. 20/1

4.3 C Welegedara to Strauss, Leans forward and helps a good length delivery on off straight back to the bowelr. 20/1

4.2 C Welegedara to Strauss, FOUR! Edgy! Short and wide outside off, Strauss goes for a cut and gets a thick edge between slips and gully for a boundary. 20/1

4.1 C Welegedara to Strauss, Good length delivery outside off, dabbed away to the off side. 16/1

3.6 S Lakmal to Trott, In the corridor outside off, left alone by Trott to end the over. 16/1

3.5 S Lakmal to Trott, Goes back and squirts it into the ground. 16/1

3.4 S Lakmal to Strauss, LEG BYE! Good length delivery on the leg stump, Strauss misses his flick and they run through for a leg bye to the leg side. 16/1

3.3 S Lakmal to Strauss, Probing line outside off, Strauss lets it go through. 15/1

3.2 S Lakmal to Strauss, FOUR! Sublime! Fullish on the pads, Strauss stays back and clips it past mid-wicket for a boundary. 15/1

3.1 S Lakmal to Strauss, Comes forward and plays it defensively to mid on. No run. 11/1

2.6 C Welegedara to Trott, FOUR! Lovely placement! Full length delivery outside off, Trott leans forward and drives it beautifully through covers for a crisp boundary. 11/1

2.5 C Welegedara to Trott, Fullish on the leg stump, driven straight to mid on. 7/1

2.4 C Welegedara to Trott, FOUR! Crisp! Fullish on the pads, Trott comes forward and flicks it sublimely past mid-wicket for a lovely boundary. 7/1

2.3 C Welegedara to Strauss, Fullish on the pads, Strauss waits ont he back foot and flicks it away wide of mid on for three. 3/1

2.2 C Welegedara to Strauss, In the corridor outside off, Strauss shoulders his arms to it. 0/1

2.1 C Welegedara to Strauss, Probing line outside off, Strauss lets it go through. 0/1

1.6 S Lakmal to Trott, Good length delivery outside off, patted away to point. 0/1

Jonathan Trott is the new batsman.

1.5 S Lakmal to Cook, OUT! LBW! Good length delivery outside off, nips back in sharply after landing. Cook goes for a forward prod but is beaten by the movement. The ball hits his pads and the players appeal. The umpire lifts his finger straight away. Replays show that it was hitting off. 0/1

1.4 S Lakmal to Cook, In the corridor outside off, defended off the back foot with the full face of the bat. 0/0

1.3 S Lakmal to Cook, Fullish outside off, stays a touch low. Cook squirts it into the ground. 0/0

1.2 S Lakmal to Cook, Gets back and pushes a good length delivery on middle to the leg side. 0/0

1.1 S Lakmal to Cook, Good length delivery on middle, prodded defensively to the off side. 0/0

0.6 C Welegedara to Strauss, Gets back and pushes it to the mid-wicket fielder to end the over. 0/0

0.5 C Welegedara to Strauss, Length delivery outside off, defended into the ground. 0/0

0.4 C Welegedara to Strauss, Good length delivery outside off, defended to the off side. 0/0

0.3 C Welegedara to Strauss, Good length delivery close to teh off stump. Strauss looks to get bat to it but decides against it at the last moment. 0/0

0.2 C Welegedara to Strauss, Slips this one down the leg side, Strauss misses his flick. 0/0

0.1 C Welegedara to Strauss, Good length delivery on middle, swinging away. Strauss goes back and defends it to the off side. 0/0

Commentary (Sri Lanka innings)

Sri Lanka have been bowled out on 318. At one point it looked as if they wouldn't even reach 200 but skipper Jayawardena led from the front and delivered the goods with a sublime innings of 180. The star for England was Anderson who bowled with great heart and ended up with a five-wicket haul. The English openers will be out shortly. Stay tuned.

96.3 J Anderson to J'dena, OUT! Five-for for Anderson! A magnificent innings comes to an end! Good length delivery outside of, nips away after landing. Jayawardena goes for a half poke but gets an outside edge to the keeper who pouches it safely. It's 12th five-wicket haul for Anderson. 318/10

96.2 J Anderson to J'dena, Fullish outside off, Jayawardena drives it beautifully wide of long off but turns down the run. 318/9

96.1 J Anderson to J'dena, Good length delivery outside off, dabbed to covers defensively off the front foot. 318/9

95.6 S Broad to Lakmal, Fullish outside off, Lakmal comes forward and prods it to the off side to end the over. 318/9

95.5 S Broad to Lakmal, Again short of a length delivery outside off, Lakmal sways away from it. 318/9

95.4 S Broad to Lakmal, Back of a length delivery on off, Lakmal fends it awkwardly and it lobs in the vacant area on the off side. safe! 318/9

95.3 S Broad to Lakmal, Bouncer outside off, Lakmal sways away from it at the last moment. 318/9

95.2 S Broad to Lakmal, Good length delivery on off, played away defensively to the off side. 318/9

95.1 S Broad to Lakmal, Good length delivery outside off, nips back in after landing. Lakmal lets it go through. 318/9

94.6 J Anderson to J'dena, FOUR! Delicate! Shuffles across and nudges a good length delivery on the pads to fine leg for a boundary. Good intelligent cricket from Jayawardena! 318/9

94.5 J Anderson to J'dena, Short and wide outside off, Jayawardena stays back and cuts it aerially to third man for a couple. 314/9

94.4 J Anderson to J'dena, Fullish outside off, driven beautifully but straight to extra cover. 312/9

94.3 J Anderson to J'dena, Ahhhh... Audacious try! Good length delivery outside off Jayawardena shuffles across and tries to scoop it over fine leg but misses. The ball flies inches past the stumps. 312/9

94.2 J Anderson to J'dena, Comes on the front foot and turns a length delivery on off to the leg side. 312/9

94.1 J Anderson to J'dena, Fullish delivery on middle, flicked away to mid-wicket. No run. 312/9

93.6 S Broad to J'dena, Just short! Good length delivery outside off, Jayawardena stays back and guides it uppishly to the wide slip. It falls just short of the fielder stationed there as he gets a hand to it. The ball rolls over to third man for a single. 312/9

93.5 S Broad to J'dena, Bouncer on middle, Jayawardena sits under it comfortably. 311/9

93.4 S Broad to J'dena, Good length delivery outside of, defended to the covers off the front foot. 311/9

93.3 S Broad to J'dena, Bouncer on middle, Jayawardena ducks under it. 311/9

93.2 S Broad to J'dena, FOUR! Smashed! Fullish outside off, Jayawardena stays back and carts it over mid on for a well placed boundary. 311/9

93.1 S Broad to J'dena, In the corridor outside off, Jayawardena cuts it to third man but denies a comfortable single. 307/9

Suranga Lakmal is the new batsman.

92.6 J Anderson to C Welegedara, OUT! Castled! Anderson finally gets his man! Slower off cutter outside off, nips back in sharply after landing. Welegedera feels for it but gets beaten by the movement. The ball sneaks in between his bat and pad and rattles the timber. Jayawardena in danger of being left stranded at the other end now! 307/9

92.5 J Anderson to J'dena, Fullish outside off, Jayawardena debs it to covers and scampers through for a single. 307/8

92.4 J Anderson to J'dena, Fullish on off, driven straight back to the bowler. 306/8

92.3 J Anderson to J'dena, Good length delivery outside off, prodded into the ground by Jayawardena. 306/8

92.2 J Anderson to J'dena, Slips this one down the leg side, Jayawardena misses his flick. 306/8

92.1 J Anderson to Welegedara, Good length delivery on middle, Welegedara tries to turn it away to the leg side but gets a leading edge to covers for one. 306/8

91.6 S Broad to J'dena, Fullish outside off, Jayawardena comes forward and drives it uppishly to short extra cover. 305/8

91.5 S Broad to J'dena, Jayawardena gets a bit squared up and defends the ball off the back foot. 305/8

91.4 S Broad to J'dena, Nips back in after landing outside off, Jayawardena goes for a flick but gets hit on the thigh pads. 305/8

91.3 S Broad to J'dena, In the corridor outside off, Jayawardena lets it go through. 305/8

91.2 S Broad to J'dena, Good length delivery outside off, pushed to covers. 305/8

91.1 S Broad to J'dena, Drifts it onto his pads, Jayawardena clips it away to fine leg and turns down an easy single available. 305/8

Broad to bowl from the other end.

90.6 J Anderson to Welegedara, FOUR! Crashed! Back of a length delivery on middle, Welegedara rocks back and pulls it over mid-wicket for a boundary. 50 stand up between Welegedara and Jayawardena. 305/8

90.5 J Anderson to Welegedara, Short of a length delivery outside off, Welegedara sways away from it. 301/8

90.4 J Anderson to Welegedara, FOUR LEG BYES! Ouch! Bouncer on middle, Welegedara tries to sway away but the ball hits his helmet and flies through the hands of Swann at second slip to third man for a boundary. 301/8

90.3 J Anderson to Welegedara, Comes forward and pushes it back to the bowler. 297/8

90.2 Anderson to C Welegedara, FOUR! Ahhh...Unlucky Anderson! Back of a length delivery on middle, gets big on Welegedara who tries to fend it awakwardly and the ball flies over the slip cordon off the top edge of the bat for a boundary to third man. 297/8

90.1 J Anderson to Welegedara, FOUR LEG BYES! Good length delivery on the pads, Welegedara tries to flick it but misses. The ball clips his thigh pads and runs away to fine leg for a boundary. 293/8

The players have made their way out to the middle. Jayawardena and Welegedara are the two batsmen at the crease. Anderson will start off proceedings for England.

Pitch - There are one or two stud marks on the track which has helped develop cracks. The surface is very dry but still good for batting. It's going to turn as the day goes on.

Day 1 saw a thrilling day's play as 289 runs were scored by the Lankans and 8 wickets were scalped by the English bowlers. The Lions were reeling at 67/4 at one stage but a splendid unbeaten century by Jayawardena made sure they ended with a decent total at the end of the day. The skipper is still at the crease on 168 along with Welegedara. The English were lacklustre in the field and the two dropped chances cost them dearly. Anderson was the pick of the bowlers as he ended up with 3 wickets. They would be looking to bowl out the Lankans as soon as possible in the first session in order to ensure that the hosts do not post a sizable total.

Hello and welcome to the coverage of day 2 of the first Test between Sri Lanka and England in Galle.

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A rollicking days play ends with Sri Lanka on 289/8. Mahela Jayawardene's stupendous innings of 168 not out has brought them back into the match after they were reduced to 67/4 at one point of time. He stitched some important partnerships with the lower order batsmen, playing intelligently. England were poor in the field as they dropped a couple for simple catches. Anderson bowled with great heart and finished with three wickets. England would be looking to bowl out the hosts tomorrow morning as soon as possible and prevent them from posting a sizable total. Jayawardena is still at the crease and he is looking in ominous form.

89.6 S Broad to J'dena, Fullish on middle, helped straight back to the bower. End of the day's play. 289/8

89.5 S Broad to J'dena, Probing line outside off, left alone by Jayawardene. 289/8

89.4 S Broad to J'dena, Gets on top of the bounce and defends it to the off side. 289/8

89.3 S Broad to J'dena, Beaten! Good length delivery outside off, nips away after landing. Jayawardena goes for a prod but misses. 289/8

89.2 S Broad to J'dena, Bouncer on the middle, Jayawardena ducks under it. 289/8

89.1 S Broad to J'dena, Fullish on middle, driven to mid on. No run. 289/8

Broad will bowl the final over of the day.

88.6 M Panesar to Welegedara, Defended off the front foot by Welegedara presenting the full face of the bat. 289/8

88.5 M Panesar to J'dena, Goes bcka nd clips it to square leg. they run through for a quick single. A direct hit at the striker's end would have been interesting! 289/8

88.4 M Panesar to J'dena, Stays back and pats it to the short leg fielder. 288/8

88.3 M Panesar to J'dena, Quicker outside off, Jayawardena misses his cut as he is beaten by the pace. 288/8

88.2 M Panesar to J'dena, Comes forward and defends it into the ground. 288/8

88.1 M Panesar to J'dena, Goes back and cut it to deep backward point. No run. 288/8

Panesar back on.

87.6 S Broad to Welegedara, Good length delivery outside off, Welegedara mistimes his slap uppishly past mid of for a couple. 288/8

87.5 S Broad to M J'dena, Back of a length delivery on middle, pulled away to long leg for a single. 286/8

87.4 S Broad to J'dena, Comes forward and taps it to deep point but denies an easy single. 285/8

87.3 S Broad to J'dena, In the corridor outside off, Jayawardena lets it go through. 285/8

87.2 S Broad to J'dena, Fullish outside off, Jayawardena leans forward and drives it to covers. 285/8

87.1 S Broad to J'dena, Gets back and pats it to deep point for a single. 285/8

86.6 J Anderson to C Welegedara, Bouncer outside off, Welegedara sways away from it. 285/8

86.5 J Anderson to Welegedara, Beaten! A tad short outside off, nips away after landing. Welegedara misses his half poke. 285/8

86.4 J Anderson to Welegedara, Bouncer outside off, Welegedara lets it go through. 285/8

86.3 J Anderson to C Welegedara, FOUR! Crunching! Fullish outside off, Welegedara leans forward and caresses it past covers for a boundary. 285/8

86.2 J Anderson to Welegedara, Stays back and defends it to the off side. 281/8

86.1 J Anderson to Welegedara, FOUR! Fullish on the pads, flicked away nonchalantly past mid-wicket for a sublime boundary. 281/8

85.6 S Broad to J'dena, Bouncer outside off, Jayawardena goes for an upper cut but misses. 277/8

85.5 S Broad to J'dena, FOUR! Superb placement! Short and wide outside off, Jayawardena gets back and cuts it uppishly over point for a boundary. 277/8

85.4 S Broad to J'dena, Bouncer outside off, Jayawardena sways away from it. 273/8

85.3 S Broad to J'dena, Goes back and helps it to the leg side. No run. 273/8

85.2 S Broad to J'dena, Runs in wide of the crease and delivers a good length delivery outside off which straightens after landing and beats Jayawardena. 273/8

85.1 S Broad to J'dena, Stays in his crease and turns it away to the leg side. Broad gets an official warning for running on the pitch. 273/8

84.6 J Anderson to Welegedara, Leans forward and defends it to the off side. 273/8

84.5 J Anderson to Welegedara, Welegedara shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 273/8

84.4 J Anderson to Welegedara, Slips this one down the leg side and Welegedara misses his flick. 273/8

84.3 J Anderson to Welegedara, In the corridor outside off, Welegedara lets it go through. 273/8

84.2 J Anderson to Welegedara, Welegedara has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 273/8

84.1 J Anderson to Welegedara, Beaten! Fullish outside off, straightens after landing. Welegedara goes for a drive but misses. 273/8

83.6 S Broad to J'dena, A tad short outside off, Jayawardena goes for a cut but misses. 273/8

83.5 S Broad to M J'dena, FOUR! He is playing superbly! Full toss outside off, Jayawardena gets forward and drives it past point for a crisp boundary. 273/8

83.4 S Broad to J'dena, FOUR! Adding insult to injury! Fullish on pads, flicked nonchalantly past mid-wicket for a sublime boundary. 269/8

83.3 S Broad to J'dena, Dropped! It's Panesar again! Jayawardena gives himself room and mistimes his hoick high in the air towards mid on. Panesar gets under it but fluffs an easy chance as he takes his eyes off he ball at the last moment. Two runs taken! 265/8

83.2 S Broad to J'dena, Just misses the stumps! Goes for a cut and inside edges it just past the off stump to the keeper. 263/8

83.1 S Broad to J'dena, Fullish on the middle, driven straight to mid on. 263/8

Broad back on.

82.6 J Anderson to J'dena, Jayawardena plays it with an angled bat and guides it to third man. One run added to the total. Keeps the strike. 263/8

82.5 J Anderson to J'dena, Jayawardena shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 262/8

82.4 J Anderson to J'dena, Opens the face of the bat ans guides it to the off side. No run. 262/8

82.3 J Anderson to M J'dena, FOUR! Dropped! Panesar drops a sitter! Back of a length delivery on middle, Jayawardena pulls it uppishly to deep square leg where Panesar fluffs an easy catch. 150 up for Jayawardena, his 14th score of 150 or more! 262/8

82.2 J Anderson to J'dena, Length delivery outside off, dabbed into the ground by Mahela. 258/8

82.1 J Anderson to J'dena, In the corridor outside off, left alone by Jayawardena. 258/8

Second new ball taken by England. Anderson back on.

81.6 M Panesar to J'dena, Pats it to point and scampers through for a quick single. 258/8

81.5 M Panesar to J'dena, FOUR! Lucky! Gives himself room and hoicks it over mid on, doesn't get the timing right and miscues it for a boundary. 257/8

81.4 M Panesar to J'dena, Leans forward and works it to the leg side. 253/8

81.3 M Panesar to J'dena, Stays back and squirts it into the ground. 253/8

81.2 M Panesar to J'dena, Leans forward and helps it to the off side. 253/8

81.1 M Panesar to J'dena, Gets forward and defends it to the bowler. 253/8

80.6 S Patel to Welegedara, Fullish on middle, helped straight back to the bowler. 253/8

80.5 S Patel to Welegedara, Comes forward and drives it to covers. 253/8

80.4 S Patel to Welegedara, Stays back and turns it to the leg side. 253/8

80.3 S Patel to Welegedara, Comes forward and prods it to the off side. 253/8

Welegedara is the new batsman.

80.2 Patel to Herath, OUT! LBW! Fullish on off, Herath shuffles across and goes for a sweep but misses. The ball hits his pads and the players appeal the umpire lifts his finger. Lankans go for a review but replays show that it was hitting off. The onfield decision stays and Herath departs. 253/8

Appeal for an LBW, given out. Lankans have reviewed it.

80.1 S Patel to J'dena, Fullish outside off, driven to deep cover for a single. 253/7

Samit Patel back on.

Michael Vaughan tweets, "Mahela Jayawardene has batted how I would imagine God would have played...genuis"

New ball available now!

79.6 M Panesar to Herath, Leans forward and dabs it to the off side. 252/7

79.5 M Panesar to Herath, Comes on the front foot and prods it into the ground. 252/7

79.4 M Panesar to J'dena, This time flicks it away past mid-wicket and takes a single. 252/7

79.3 M Panesar to J'dena, Turns it away to mid-wicket. No run. 251/7

79.2 M Panesar to M J'dena, Helps this one straight back to the bowler. 251/7

79.1 M Panesar to J'dena, FOUR! Crisp! Goes inside out and lofts a fullish delivery outside off over extra cover for a boundary. 251/7

78.6 G Swann to J'dena, Rocks back and guides it past short third man for a single. A second was available but they decide against. 247/7

78.5 G Swann to J'dena, FOUR! Very delicate! Rocks back and dabs a good length delivery outside off past short third man for a well placed boundary. Trott gave it a chase and put in a slide but the ball won the race. 246/7

78.4 G Swann to J'dena, Clips it to the leg side. No run. 242/7

78.3 G Swann to J'dena, Guides it straight into the hands of the short fine leg fielder. 242/7

78.2 G Swann to J'dena, Sweeps it to fine leg and takes another couple. 50 stand up between Jayawardena and Herath. 242/7

78.1 G Swann to J'dena, Masterful! Goes back and guides it past short third man for a couple. 240/7

77.6 M Panesar to Herath, Goes back and tries to flick it but misses. A stifled appeal but the umpire says no. 238/7

77.5 M Panesar to R Herath, Comes forward to defend but gets an outside edge past short third man for a couple. 238/7

77.4 M Panesar to Herath, Defended off the front foot by Herath presenting the full face of the bat. 236/7

77.3 M Panesar to Herath, Spins back in after landing outside off, Herath defends it to the leg side. 236/7

77.2 M Panesar to J'dena, Fullish on the pads, pushed to mid on and they scamper through for a single. 236/7

77.1 M Panesar to J'dena, Comes forward and turns it away to the leg side. 235/7

76.6 G Swann to Herath, Beaten! Spins away after landing outside off, Herath tries to guide it to third man but misses. 235/7

76.5 G Swann to Herath, Herath defends it from within the crease. 235/7

76.4 G Swann to Herath, Comes forward and prods it to the off side. 235/7

76.3 G Swann to M J'dena, Fullish outside off, bunted to long off for a single. 235/7

76.2 G Swann to J'dena, Shuffles across and scoops it to fine leg for a couple. 234/7

76.1 G Swann to J'dena, Stays in his crease and helps it to the short leg fielder. 232/7

75.6 M Panesar to Herath, Defends a fullish delivery outside off to point. 232/7

75.5 M Panesar to Herath, Leans forward and prods and dabs it to the off side. 232/7

75.4 M Panesar to J'dena, Stays back and turns it to the leg side for a single. 232/7

75.3 M Panesar to J'dena, Leans forward and prods it to the off side. 231/7

75.2 M Panesar to Herath, A tad short outside off, pulled away to deep mid-wicket for a single. 231/7

75.1 M Panesar to J'dena, Fullish on the pads, clipped away to deep mid-wicket for a single. 230/7

Panesar back on.

Ayaz Memon tweets, "Mahela giving object lesson on how to keep the strike when with tail-enders.Best I've seen in this regard were Asif Iqbal and Miandad..."

74.6 G Swann to Herath, Spins away after landing outside off, Herath pats it to the off side. 229/7

74.5 G Swann to Herath, A tad quicker outside off, prodded to the off side by Herath. 229/7

74.4 G Swann to Herath, Loopy on middle, defended to the leg side. 229/7

74.3 G Swann to Herath, Fullish on middle, defended off the front foot. 229/7

74.2 G Swann to J'dena, Rocks back and nudges it to fine leg for a single. 229/7

74.1 G Swann to J'dena, Gets back and turns it to the leg side. 228/7

Drinks break.

73.6 S Broad to J'dena, Back of a length delivery on off, Jayawardena pulls it along the ground to deep square leg for a single. 228/7

73.5 S Broad to J'dena, Bouncer outside off, Jayawardena lets it go through. It was very high! 227/7

73.4 S Broad to J'dena, Bouncer on middle, Jayawardena ducks under it. 227/7

73.3 S Broad to J'dena, FOUR! Lovely! Fullish outside off, Jayawardena uses his feet and lofts it over long off for a crunching boundary. 227/7

73.2 S Broad to J'dena, FOUR LEG BYES! Fullish on the leg stump, Jayawardena misses his flick and the ball brushes his pads and runs over to fine leg for a boundary. 223/7

73.1 S Broad to Herath, Outside off, pats it to the off side and takes one. 219/7

72.6 G Swann to M J'dena, Fullish on middle, hit straight to mid-wicket. 218/7

72.5 G Swann to J'dena, Leans forward and works it away to mid-wicket. No run. 218/7

72.4 G Swann to J'dena, Comes forward and prods it to the off side. 218/7

72.3 G Swann to J'dena, Gets back and turns it away to the on side. 218/7

72.2 G Swann to J'dena, SIX! Clobbered! Dances down the track and whacks a fullish delivery on off over deep mid-wicket for a superb maximum. 218/7

72.1 G Swann to J'dena, Fullish outside off, helped straight back to the bowler. 212/7

71.6 S Broad to Herath, Gets behind the line of the ball and defends it at the last moment. 212/7

71.5 S Broad to Herath, Good length delivery on off, squirted into the ground by Herath. 212/7

71.4 S Broad to J'dena, Good length delivery on middle, turned away to the leg side for a single. 212/7

71.3 S Broad to J'dena, In the corridor outside off, Jayawardena lets it go through. 211/7

71.2 S Broad to J'dena, Stays back and cuts it to point. 211/7

71.1 S Broad to J'dena, Fullish outside off, dabbed into the ground by Jayawardena. 211/7

70.6 G Swann to Herath, Fullish on middle, defended into the ground off the front foot. 211/7

70.5 G Swann to J'dena, Drives it to long on and takes a single. 211/7

70.4 G Swann to J'dena, Just short! Gets back to flick but gets an inside edge onto the thigh pads, it lobs up and falls just short of the short leg fielder. 210/7

70.3 G Swann to J'dena, Gets down on one knee and sweeps it to fine leg for a couple. Intelligent cricket here from Mahela! 210/7

70.2 G Swann to J'dena, Goes back and plays it very late past short third man for a couple. 208/7

70.1 G Swann to J'dena, Gets back and squirts it into the ground. 206/7

69.6 S Broad to J'dena, Fullish outside off, Jayawardena drives it through covers with soft hands and takes a single. 206/7

69.5 S Broad to J'dena, Comes on the front foot and flicks it straight to mid-wicket. 205/7

Michael Vaughan tweets, "He is right up there with the best in the business... Mahela jayawardene strokes his way to a glorious hundred...205 for 7."

69.4 S Broad to J'dena, Gets back and clips it to square leg. 205/7

69.3 S Broad to J'dena, Comes forward and prods it into the ground. 205/7

69.2 S Broad to J'dena, In the corridor outside off, left alone by Jayawardena. 205/7

69.1 S Broad to J'dena, Fullish outside off, prodded into the ground by Jayawardena. 205/7

Stuart Broad back on.

68.6 G Swann to Herath, Comes forward and defends. 205/7

68.5 G Swann to Herath, Gets behind the line of the ball and defends. 205/7

68.4 G Swann to J'dena, Pats it wide of point and takes one. 205/7

68.3 G Swann to J'dena, Jayawardena has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 204/7

68.2 G Swann to J'dena, Defended off the back foot by Jayawardena. 204/7

30th Test hundred for Jayawardena.

68.1 G Swann to J'dena, FOUR! Sits down on one knee and sweeps it to fine leg for a boundary. Brings up his century in style. He goes past Don Bradman in the century list. 204/7

67.6 J Anderson to J'dena, Opens the face of the bat and guides it to third man for a single. 200/7

67.5 J Anderson to J'dena, SIX! Shot! Good length delivery outside off, Jayawardena stays back and hoicks it over deep mid-wicket for a thunderous maximum. 199/7

67.4 Anderson to J'dena, Dropped! Fullish outside off, Jayawardena goes for a drive but checks his shot at the last moment. The ball goes uppishly straight to Anderson who gets a hand to it but doesn't manage to hold on. 193/7

67.3 J Anderson to Herath, Good length delivery on off, Herath stays back and whips it uppishly just past the mid-wicket fielder for a single. 193/7

67.2 J Anderson to J'dena, Stays in his crease and cuts it past point for a single. 192/7

67.1 J Anderson to J'dena, Rocks back and cuts it straight to point. 191/7

66.6 G Swann to Herath, Spins away after landing on off. Herath is squared up and he gets an outside edge which lobs up and falls safely to the off side. 191/7

66.5 G Swann to Herath, Herath has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 191/7

66.4 G Swann to Herath, Misses his flick and is hit on the pads. The players appeal but the umpire says no. Probably going down leg. 191/7

66.3 G Swann to Herath, Comes forward and prods it into the ground. 191/7

66.2 G Swann to Herath, Defended off the front foot by Herath presenting the full face of the bat. 191/7

66.1 G Swann to Herath, leans forward and prods it into the ground. 191/7

Rangana Herath is the new batsman.

65.6 J Anderson to Randiv, OUT! Run out! Length delivery outside off, Jayawardena pats it to point. Randiv at the other end sets off but is sent back. Strauss picks up the ball and knocks the stumps down at the non-striker's end as Randiv dives back in the crease. The players appeal and the umpire goes upstairs. Replays show that indeed Randiv was short of his ground. Poor from Randiv! 191/7

Appeal for a run out referred upstairs.

65.5 J Anderson to J'dena, Fullish outside off, driven straight to mid on. 191/6

65.4 J Anderson to Randiv, Fullish on pads, flicked away to deep square leg for a single. 191/6

65.3 J Anderson to Randiv, Works away a good length delivery on middle to square leg. 190/6

65.2 J Anderson to Randiv, Good length delivery outside off, pushed to mid on. No run. 190/6

65.1 J Anderson to J'dena, Wide outside off, cut away to deep point for a single. 190/6

64.6 G Swann to Randiv, Loopy delivery outside off, prodded into the ground by Randiv. 189/6

64.5 G Swann to Randiv, Fullish outside off, driven straight back to the bowler. 189/6

64.4 G Swann to Randiv, Fullish on middle, swept away to fine leg for a single. 189/6

64.3 G Swann to S Randiv, Fullish outside off, driven straight to mid off. 187/6

64.2 G Swann to Randiv, Flighted outside off, pushed to covers. 187/6

64.1 G Swann to J'dena, Loopy delivery outside off from round the wicket, flicked away to deep mid-wicket for a single. 187/6

63.6 J Anderson to Randiv, Wide outside off, Randiv stays back and cuts it uppishly past point to third man for a couple. 186/6

63.5 J Anderson to Randiv, Bouncer outside off, Randiv ducks under it. 184/6

63.4 J Anderson to Randiv, Full length delivery outside off, Randiv prods it past covers and takes a couple. 184/6

63.3 J Anderson to J'dena, A tad short outside off, Mahela stands tall and guides it to third man for one. 182/6

63.2 J Anderson to J'dena, Fullish outside off, patted away to covers. 181/6

63.1 J Anderson to J'dena, Good length delivery outside off, dabbed into the ground by Mahela. 181/6

62.6 G Swann to Randiv, FOUR! Fullish outside off, Randiv leans forward and drives it through covers for a crisp boundary. 181/6

62.5 G Swann to J'dena, Comes forward and pats it wide of mid-wicket. He hesitates a bit but then makes it to the other end in time. A single added to the total. 177/6

62.4 G Swann to Randiv, Comes forward and turns it away to the mid-wicket for a single. 176/6

62.3 G Swann to Randiv, Comes forward and gets an inside edge to the leg side. 175/6

62.2 G Swann to J'dena, Fullish on pads, flicked to deep mid-wicket for a single. 175/6

62.1 G Swann to J'dena, FOUR! Superbly placed! A tad short outside off, Jayawardena rocks back, opens the face of the bat and guides it past short third man for a boundary. 174/6

61.6 J Anderson to Randiv, Fullish delivery outside off, pushed to the off side. Good over from Anderson. 170/6

Suraj Randiv is the new batsman.

61.5 Anderson to J'dene, OUT! Good length delivery outside off, nips back in after landing. Prasanna goes for a flick but is beaten by the movement. The ball hits his pads and the players appeal. The umpire lifts his finger. Sri Lanka ask for a review but the replays show that it was hitting middle and leg. The onfield decision stays and Prasanna departs. Anderson strikes straightaway after tea. 170/6

Appeal for an LBW, given out. Sri Lanka have reviewed it.

61.4 J Anderson to J'dene, Length delivery outside off, Prasanna stays back and pushes it to covers. 170/5

61.3 J Anderson to J'dene, Good length delivery on off, turned away to the leg side. No run. 170/5

61.2 J Anderson to J'dene, Fullish outside off, Prasanna leans forward and drives it through covers for a couple. He didn't time that well! 170/5

61.1 J Anderson to J'dene, Fullish outside off, defended straight back to the bowler. 168/5

Welcome back! The players have made their way out to the middle. Mahela Jayawardena and Prasanna Jayawardene are the two batsmen at the crease. Anderson will start off proceedings for England.

David Lloyd tweets, "280 . A decent score for SL first innings Mahela to get a hundred....England done well so far..."

A mixed session for both the teams. The Lankans have scored 102 runs in the session and England have managed to pick up the key wickets of Samaraweera and Chandimal. Jayawardena has played well for his patient half-century but he has a lot of hard work to be performed ahead. Do join us in a while for the evening session.

60.6 G Swann to J'dene, Sweeps it from outside off to deep square leg for a single. That's Tea. 168/5

60.5 G Swann to J'dene, Loopy delivery outside off, patted away to the point fielder. 167/5

60.4 G Swann to J'dena, Leans forward and clips it to the leg side for a single. 167/5

60.3 G Swann to J'dena, Stays back and prods it to point. 166/5

60.2 G Swann to J'dena, Gets forward and plays it with the pads outside the off stump. 166/5

60.1 G Swann to J'dena, Loopy delivery on middle, clipped away to mid-wicket. 166/5

59.6 S Broad to J'dena, In the corridor outside off, guided down to third man for a single. 166/5

59.5 S Broad to J'dene, Stays back and inside edges it to the leg side for a single. 165/5

59.4 S Broad to J'dene, Probing line outside off, Prasanna lets it go through. 164/5

59.3 S Broad to J'dena, A tad short on the leg stump, turned away to deep square leg for a single. 164/5

59.2 S Broad to J'dena, Fullish outside off, driven beautifully to covers. No run. 163/5

59.1 S Broad to J'dene, Nips back in after landing outside off. Prasanna gets an inside edge on his defense to the leg side for a single. 163/5

58.6 G Swann to J'dena, Rocks back and pats it to point. 162/5

58.5 G Swann to J'dene, Waits for a short delivery and pulls it away to fine leg for one. 162/5

58.4 G Swann to J'dena, Turns it away to mid-wicket and takes one. 161/5

58.3 G Swann to J'dena, Gets forward and clips it to mid-wicket. 160/5

58.2 G Swann to J'dene, Fullish delivery on middle, Prasanna just gets the bat down in time and sweeps it to deep square leg for a single. 160/5

58.1 G Swann to J'dena, Loopy delivery on middle, turned away to deep mid-wicket for a single. 159/5

57.6 S Broad to J'dene, Good length delivery outside off, Prasanna goes back and tries to cut but misses. 158/5

57.5 S Broad to M J'dena, Inswinger on middle, flicked away to mid on. 158/5

Mohandas Menon tweets, "Mahela Jayawardene has just crossed 2000 runs at Galle in 29 inngs (ave 80.04) with 6 100s. He has a record 2697 runs at SSC"

57.4 S Broad to J'dena, Gets back and clips it to mid-wicket. No run. 157/5

57.3 S Broad to J'dena, In the corridor outside off, Mahela lets it go through. 157/5

57.2 S Broad to J'dena, Fullish delivery outside off with a bit of reverse swing. Bunted to mid off. No run. 157/5

57.1 S Broad to J'dena, FOUR! Poor line! Drifts it onto his pads. Mahela stays back and clips it to fine leg for a well placed boundary. 157/5

Broad back on.

56.6 G Swann to J'dena, Nudges it behind square leg and takes one. 153/5

56.5 G Swann to J'dena, Gets forward and flicks it to mid-wicket. 152/5

56.4 G Swann to J'dene, Fullish on pads, clipped away to deep mid-wicket for a single. 152/5

56.3 G Swann to J'dene, FOUR! Another excellent shot! A tad short outside off, Prasanna rocks back and crashes it past point for a boundary. 150 up for the Lankans. 151/5

56.2 G Swann to J'dene, FOUR! Well placed! Sits down on one knee and sweeps a fullish delivery on middle through square leg for a boundary. 147/5

56.1 G Swann to J'dene, Fullish on off, Prasanna leans forward and defends it to the off side. 143/5

55.6 M Panesar to J'dena, Leans forward and pushes it to mid on to end the over. 143/5

55.5 M Panesar to J'dena, Rocks back but mistimes his cut to covers. No run. 143/5

55.4 M Panesar to J'dena, Comes forward and drives it straight back to the bowler. 143/5

55.3 M Panesar to J'dena, Looks to flicks it but gets hit on the pads. 143/5

55.2 M Panesar to M J'dena, FOUR! Crashed! A tad short outside off, Mahela rocks back and cuts it powerfully past point for a boundary. He becomes first batsman to score 2000+ Test runs in 2 venues 143/5

55.1 M Panesar to J'dena, Defended off the front foot by Mahela presenting the full face of the bat. 139/5

54.6 G Swann to J'dene, Goes for a cut off the back foot but misses. 139/5

54.5 G Swann to J'dene, Gets forward and pats it to point. 139/5

54.4 G Swann to J'dene, Comes forward and prods it to the off side. 139/5

54.3 G Swann to J'dene, Defended off the front foot by Jayawardena presenting the full face of the bat. 139/5

54.2 G Swann to J'dena, Great effort by Anderson! Spins back in viciously after landing outside off, cramps Jayawardena for room as he looks to cut. The ball takes his glove and lobs over first slip where Anderson dives to his left going back, gets a hand to it but doesn't manage to hold on. A single taken. 139/5

54.1 G Swann to J'dena, Fullish outside off, Mahela comes forward and pushes it back to the bowler. 138/5

53.6 M Panesar to J'dene, Stays in his crease and pats it to point. 138/5

53.5 M Panesar to J'dene, Good length delivery on middle, squirted into the ground by prasanna. 138/5

53.4 M Panesar to J'dene, Loopy outside off, pushed to covers. 138/5

53.3 M Panesar to J'dene, Chips down the track and defends it to the bowler. 138/5

53.2 M Panesar to J'dene, Fullish on the pads, worked away to the leg side. 138/5

53.1 M Panesar to J'dene, Quicker outside off, cut away to the covers fielder. 138/5

52.6 G Swann to J'dene, Flicks it behind square leg and takes a single. 138/5

52.5 G Swann to J'dene, Drifts it down the leg side, Prasanna misses his sweep. 137/5

52.4 G Swann to J'dene, Sweeps it to fine leg and takes a couple. That was swept very fine. 137/5

52.3 G Swann to J'dene, FOUR! Smashed! Fullish outside off, Prasanna sits down on one knee and hoicks it over mid-wicket for a boundary. 135/5

52.2 G Swann to J'dena, Pushes it to long on and takes one. 131/5

52.1 G Swann to J'dena, Nips back in after landing outside off, Jayawardena gets his foot to the ball and defends it to the off side. 130/5

51.6 M Panesar to J'dene, Lunges forward and defends it with full face of the bat. 130/5

51.5 M Panesar to J'dene, Goes behind and squirts it into the ground. 130/5

51.4 M Panesar to J'dene, Comes forward and prods it to the off side. 130/5

51.3 M Panesar to J'dene, Defended off the front foot by Prasanna presenting the full face of the bat. 130/5

51.2 Panesar to J'dene, Big appeal for an LBW! Ripper! Good length delivery on middle, turns away after landing. Prasanna is squared up in his defense and gets hit on the back leg. The players appeal but the umpire says no. Replays show that it was going over middle and off. 130/5

51.1 M Panesar to J'dena, Fullish on off, driven to long off for a single. 130/5

Panesar back on.

50.6 G Swann to J'dene, Comes forward and pats it to point. 129/5

50.5 G Swann to J'dene, Prasanna has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 129/5

50.4 G Swann to J'dene, Spins back in sharply after landing outside off. Prasanna gets an inside edge onto his thigh pads and the ball lobs to the off side. Prior dives forward but the ball falls just short. 129/5

50.3 G Swann to J'dene, Leans forward and prods it into the ground. 129/5

50.2 G Swann to J'dena, Off spinner outside off, Jayawardena goes back and nudges it behind square for a single. 129/5

50.1 G Swann to J'dena, Loopy outside off, driven to covers. No run. 128/5

Prasanna Jayawardene is the next man in.

49.6 S Patel to Chandimal, OUT! Inexperience shows off! Loopy delivery outside off, spins away after landing. Chandimal goes for an audacious slog sweep but top edges it to covers where Bell pouches it safely. Bad time to throw away your wicket! Patel gets his maiden Test wicket! 128/5

49.5 S Patel to Chandimal, Quicker and flatter on middle, defended to the leg side. 128/4

49.4 S Patel to M J'dena, Misses out! Full toss on the leg stump, driven to mid on just for a single. 128/4

49.3 S Patel to J'dena, Lunges forward and squirts it into the ground. 127/4

49.2 S Patel to J'dena, Fullish on the pads, driven straight back to the bowler. 127/4

49.1 S Patel to M J'dena, Fullish on middle, turned away to the leg side. 127/4

48.6 G Swann to Chandimal, Loopy outside off, defended off the front foot by Chandimal to end the over. 127/4

48.5 G Swann to J'dena, Drives it down to long on and takes a single. 127/4

48.4 G Swann to J'dena, Comes forward and prods it to the off side. 126/4

48.3 G Swann to J'dena, FOUR! Smashed! Flighted delivery outside off, Jayawardena dances down the track and hoicks it over mid-wicket for an audacious boundary. 126/4

48.2 G Swann to J'dena, Loopy outside off, Jayawardena comes forward and defends. 122/4

48.1 G Swann to M J'dena, Fullish on middle, clipped away to mid on. 122/4

47.6 S Patel to Chandimal, Defended off the front foot by Chandimal presenting the full face of the bat. 122/4

47.5 S Patel to Chandimal, FOUR! Crashed! Wide outside off, Chandimal rock back and cuts it through covers for a muscular boundary. 122/4

47.4 S Patel to J'dena, A tad short outside off, Jayawardena stays back and cuts it past backward point for three. Bell again does well to chase it and flick it inside. 50 stand up between Chandimal and Jayawardena. 118/4

47.3 S Patel to J'dena, Comes forward and squirts it into the ground. 115/4

47.2 S Patel to J'dena, Misses out! Full toss outside off, driven straight to covers. 115/4

47.1 S Patel to J'dena, Stays back and pats it to point. Wants a run but is sent back. 115/4

England need to fight hard in order to restrict Sri Lanka to as low a total as possible. Remember they have to bat last on this wicket which will start to turn!

This session too belonged to Sri Lanka. They have managed to take a sizable lead of 125 after scalping 7 wickets in the afternoon session. The English middle order, apart from Bell, who scored a half-century, failed and it was their lower order batsmen that brought them some respite. Herath was magnificent with the ball as he picked up his 8th five-wicket haul. The Lankans would now be looking to add to England's woes in the next session with the bat. Do join us in a while for the evening session.

46.4 S Randiv to Panesar, OUT! LBW! England bowled out of 193! Good length delivery on middle, nips away a bit after landing. Panesar goes for a forward prod but misses. The ball hits his pads and the players appeal. the umpire lifts his finger. That's tea! 193/10

46.3 S Randiv to Panesar, Comes forward and helps it straight back to the bowler. 193/9

46.2 S Randiv to Anderson, Fullish on middle, turned away to long on for one. 193/9

46.1 S Randiv to Panesar, Loopy delivery on the leg stump, driven to long on for a single. 192/9

46.6 G Swann to Chandimal, Two Leg byes! Sits on one knee and goes for a sweep but misses. The ball brushes his pads and runs to fine leg for a couple. 115/4

46.5 G Swann to Chandimal, Chandimal fails to get bat on that one and is hit on the pad. 113/4

46.4 G Swann to D Chandimal, Off spinner outside off, prodded into the ground by Chandimal. 113/4

46.3 G Swann to Chandimal, This time looks to cuts against the turn too close to his body and helps it to point. 113/4

46.2 G Swann to Chandimal, Plays it with spin and clips it to the short leg fielder. 113/4

46.1 G Swann to Chandimal, Chandimal shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 113/4

Dilshan and Thirimanne are the two batsmen at the crease. Anderson will start off proceedings for England.

Sri Lanka - Lahiru Thirimanne, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardena(C), Thilan Samaraweera, Dinesh Chandimal, Prasanna Jayawardene(Wk), Suraj Randiv, Rangana Herath, Suranga Lakmal, Chanaka Welegedara.

England - Andrew Strauss(C), Alastair Cook, Jonathan Trott, Kevin Pietersen, Ian Bell, Matt Prior(Wk), Samit Patel, Stuart Broad, Graeme Swann, Monty Panesar, James Anderson.

Toss - Sri Lanka have won the toss and elected to bat. Samit Patel makes his debut for England as Ravi Bopara misses out due to injury.

Pitch - There is a good grass covering on the surface. There are one or two patches on the track which might come into play as it may help the spinners. It will assist batting for first two-three days but there is something in it for the bowlers too.

The English haven't won a Test series in Sri Lanka since 2001. After a 3-0 whitewash at the hands of the Pakistanis in the UAE, they would be looking to bounce back hard. Sri Lanka on the other hand too haven't been in great form on the International scene off late, they lost their last Test series in South Africa 1-2. With both the teams looking to gain back confidence, we can expect an enthralling contest.

Hello and welcome to the coverage of the 1st Test between Sri Lanka and England in Galle.

Randiv back on.

45.6 C Welegedara to Anderson, FOUR! A tad wide outside off, Anderson stands tall and slaps it past covers for a muscular boundary. 191/9

45.5 C Welegedara to Anderson, Fullish outside of, squirted to mid off. 187/9

45.4 C Welegedara to Anderson, Opens the face of the bat and guides it uppishly to gully. The ball falls just short of Samaraweera stationed there. 187/9

45.3 C Welegedara to J Anderson, Fullish outside off, a hint of reverse swing. Anderson mistimes his punch to the covers fielder. 187/9

45.2 C Welegedara to Anderson, Rocks back and punches a good length delivery outside off to extra cover. 187/9

45.1 C Welegedara to Panesar, Clips it to deep square leg and takes a single. 187/9

Graeme Swann back on.

Drinks break.

45.6 S Patel to J'dena, Comes forward and pats it straight back to the bowler. 113/4

45.5 S Patel to J'dena, Gets an inside edge to mid-wicket. No run. 113/4

45.4 S Patel to J'dena, Jayawardena has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 113/4

45.3 S Patel to J'dena, In the corridor outside off, Jayawardena lets it go through. 113/4

45.2 S Patel to Chandimal, Fullish outside off, driven to long off for one. 113/4

45.1 S Patel to Chandimal, Goes back and pushes it to the bowler. 112/4

Welegedara back on.

44.6 R Herath to Anderson, Defended off the front foot by Anderson presenting the full face of the bat. 186/9

44.5 R Herath to Anderson, FOUR! Crisp! Fullish outside off, Anderson lunges forward and drives it beautifully through covers for a sublime boundary. 186/9

44.4 R Herath to Anderson, Gets back and pushes it to covers for a couple. 182/9

44.3 R Herath to Panesar, Dances down the track and chips it on one bounce to the long on fielder. 180/9

44.2 R Herath to Panesar, Goes for a flick but misses. Gets hit on the pads. 179/9

44.1 R Herath to Panesar, FOUR! Dances down the track and hoicks it over mid-wicket for a boundary. 179/9

44.6 M Panesar to M J'dena, Leans forward and drives it to covers. 112/4

44.5 M Panesar to J'dena, Comes forward and defends. 112/4

41st Test half-century for Jayawardena, his 8th against England.

44.4 M Panesar to J'dena, FOUR! Lovely! Full toss outside off, Jayawardena comes forward and drives it beautifully through extra covers for a boundary. 112/4

44.3 M Panesar to M J'dena, Loopy delivery outside off, helped to mid off. 108/4

44.2 M Panesar to M J'dena, Fullish delivery on the pads, driven straight to mid on. 108/4

44.1 M Panesar to J'dena, Good length delivery outside off, cut away to backward point. No run. 108/4

43.6 S Randiv to Anderson, Flicks it through mid-wicket for a couple. 175/9

43.5 S Randiv to Anderson, Goes for a clip to the on side but gets a leading edge uppishly tot he off side. Monty was way down the track but was sent back. The throw was wide. If that had hit Monty had been gone. 173/9

43.4 S Randiv to Panesar, Comes forward and pushes it aerially to point for a single. That went with great force past the silly point fielder. 173/9

43.3 S Randiv to Anderson, Leans forward and scoops it to fine leg for a single. 172/9

43.2 S Randiv to Anderson, Clips it straight to the short leg fielder. 171/9

43.1 S Randiv to Anderson, Comes forward and defends it to the off side. 171/9

43.6 S Patel to D Chandimal, Loopy outside off, driven straight to mid off. 108/4

43.5 S Patel to Chandimal, Comes forward and defends it to the off side. 108/4

43.4 S Patel to Chandimal, Defended off the front foot by Chandimal presenting the full face of the bat. 108/4

43.3 S Patel to Chandimal, SIX! Bang! Fullish outside off, spins away after landing. Chandimal dances down the track and hoicks it over long on for a monstrous maximum. 108/4

43.2 S Patel to Chandimal, Gets forward and prods it into the ground. 102/4

43.1 S Patel to Chandimal, Loopy delivery in the blockhole, squirted back to the bowler. 102/4

42.6 R Herath to Anderson, Helps it with soft hands to covers and scampers through for a single. 171/9

42.5 R Herath to Anderson, FOUR! Audacious! Fullish on off, Anderson sits down on one knee and reverse sweeps it past point for a boundary. 170/9

42.4 R Herath to Anderson, Gets an inside edge to the leg side on his defends. 166/9

42.3 R Herath to Anderson, Lunges forward and pushes it to covers. 166/9

42.2 R Herath to M Panesar, Drives it to mid off and takes one. 166/9

42.1 Herath to Panesar, FOUR! Slammed! Fullish outside off, Panesar comes forward and smashes it over Herath's head for a muscular boundary. 165/9

42.6 M Panesar to J'dena, Flighted delivery outside off, driven straight to covers. 102/4

42.5 M Panesar to J'dena, Stays in the crease and pats it to the leg side. 102/4

42.4 M Panesar to J'dena, Leans forward and helps a fullish delivery straight back to the bowler. 102/4

42.3 M Panesar to J'dena, Gets back and defends it to the off side. 102/4

42.2 M Panesar to J'dena, Defended off the front foot by Jayawardena presenting the full face of the bat. 102/4

42.1 M Panesar to J'dena, Delivers a quicker and flatter delivery on middle. Jayawardena prods it into the ground. 102/4

41.6 S Randiv to Anderson, Fullish outside off, Anderson checks his drive at the last moment and chips it on one bounce to the mid off fielder. 161/9

41.5 S Randiv to Anderson, Gets a thick outside edge to gully on his defense. 161/9

41.4 S Randiv to Anderson, Defends it off the front foot to the off side. 161/9

41.3 S Randiv to Anderson, FOUR! Fullish on off, Anderson sweeps it uppishly over deep square leg for a powerful boundary. 161/9

41.2 S Randiv to Anderson, Leans forward and dabs it to covers. 157/9

41.1 S Randiv to Anderson, Loopy on middle, helped to the off side by Anderson. 157/9

Panesar back on.

41.6 S Patel to J'dena, Gets forward, pats it to covers and scampers through for a quick single. 102/4

41.5 S Patel to Chandimal, Loopy and fullish outside off, driven to covers for a quick single. 101/4

41.4 S Patel to J'dena, Clips it off his pads past square leg for a single. 100/4

41.3 S Patel to J'dena, Wide outside off, Jayawardena stays back and cuts it straight to backward point. 99/4

41.2 S Patel to J'dena, Fullish on middle, prodded into the ground. 99/4

41.1 S Patel to J'dena, Loopy delivery outside off, cut away to point. 99/4

40.6 R Herath to Panesar, Gets forward and prods it to the off side. 157/9

Monty Panesar is the new batsman.

40.5 Herath to Ian Bell, OUT! Castled! What a beauty! A perfect left-armer's delivery! Good length delivery on middle, spins away sharply after landing. Bell goes for a forward prod but is beaten by the spin. The ball passes the bat and crashes onto the stumps. What a big blow for England. 157/9

40.4 R Herath to Bell, Gets back and cuts it straight to point. 157/8

40.3 R Herath to Bell, Bell has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 157/8

40.2 R Herath to Bell, Gets back and works it away to the on side. 157/8

40.1 R Herath to Bell, Leans forward and defends it with the full face of the bat. 157/8

Samit Patel into the attack now.

40.6 S Broad to Chandimal, Fullish on the pads, flicked to mid on where Anderson dives to his right and makes the stop. No run. 99/4

40.5 S Broad to Chandimal, Comes forward and defends it to the leg side. 99/4

40.4 S Broad to D Chandimal, Fullish outside off, Chandimal lunges forward and drives it sweetly wide of mid off where Broad runs to his left and makes a half stop. A couple taken. 99/4

40.3 S Broad to Chandimal, Overpitched on the leg stump, bunted to mid on. No run. 97/4

40.2 S Broad to Chandimal, Leans forward and pushes it straight back to the bowler. 97/4

40.1 S Broad to Chandimal, Good length delivery outside off, patted away to the off side. 97/4

39.6 S Randiv to Anderson, Leans forward and turns it to the leg side. No run. A successful over for Sri Lanka. 157/8

39.5 S Randiv to Anderson, Loopy delivery outside off, prodded to covers. 157/8

James Anderson is the new batsman.

39.4 S Randiv to Swann, OUT! Poor shot! Fullish on the middle, Swann dances down the track and mistimes his loft to short mid-wicket where Dilshan shows good reflexes and pouches a good catch to his right. This will boost Randiv's confidence! 157/8

39.3 S Randiv to Swann, Gets back and pushes it to covers. 157/7

39.2 S Randiv to Swann, Lunges forward and misses his defense. A stifled appeal for an LBW but the umpire says no. 157/7

39.1 S Randiv to Bell, Gets an inside edge to square leg off his front foot defense and they take a single. 157/7

39.6 M Panesar to M J'dena, Leans forward and pushes it to covers. 97/4

39.5 M Panesar to J'dena, Stays back and squirts it into the ground. 97/4

39.4 M Panesar to J'dena, Fullish on middle, spins away after landing. Jayawardena goes back and defends. 97/4

39.3 M Panesar to J'dena, Loopy delivery on middle, turned away to the leg side. 97/4

39.2 M Panesar to J'dena, Gets forward and bunts it to mid off. 97/4

39.1 M Panesar to J'dena, Comes forward and prods it to the off side. 97/4

38.6 R Herath to G Swann, Fullish on off, helped straight back to the bowler. 156/7

38.5 R Herath to Swann, Good length delivery outside off, patted away to point. 156/7

38.4 R Herath to Swann, Swann has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 156/7

38.3 R Herath to Swann, FOUR! Gets down on one knee and slog sweeps a fullish delivery on middle over square leg for a boundary. 156/7

38.2 R Herath to Swann, Swann has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 152/7

38.1 R Herath to Swann, FOUR! Slammed! A tad short outside off, Swann rocks back and smashes it past covers for a thunderous boundary. 152/7

38.6 S Broad to J'dena, Fullish on middle, driven wide of mid on for a quick single. 97/4

38.5 S Broad to M J'dena, Fullish on middle, flicked straight to mid on. 96/4

38.4 S Broad to Chandimal, Clips it wide of mid on and takes one. 96/4

38.3 S Broad to Chandimal, FOUR! Punished! Short and wide outside off, Chandimal rocks back, stands tall and cuts it fiercely past point for a boundary. 95/4

38.2 S Broad to Chandimal, Gets on top of the bounce and guides it past point for a couple. 91/4

38.1 S Broad to Chandimal, Good length delivery outside off, Chandimal watches it cautiously and then sways away at the last moment. The extra bounce made him sway away. 89/4

38.1 S Broad to J'dena, NO BALL! Oversteps and drifts it onto his pads. Jayawardena clips it to deep square leg for a single. 89/4

37.6 S Randiv to Bell, Leans forward and prods it to the off side. 148/7

37.5 S Randiv to Bell, Bell shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 148/7

37.4 S Randiv to Bell, Gets forward and defends. 148/7

29th Test fifty for Bell.

37.3 S Randiv to Bell, FOUR! Sits down on one knee and slog sweeps it to deep square leg off the middle stump for a well placed boundary. 148/7

37.2 S Randiv to Bell, Tries to flick it but gets hit on the pads. 144/7

37.1 S Randiv to Bell, Goes back and turns it away to the on side. 144/7

Broad back on.

37.6 M Panesar to Chandimal, Comes forward and squirts it into the ground. 87/4

37.5 M Panesar to Chandimal, Comes forward and gets an inside edge onto his pads on his defense. 87/4

37.4 M Panesar to Chandimal, Good length delivery outside off, Chandimal rocks back and cuts it close to the body to point. 87/4

37.3 M Panesar to Chandimal, Fullish delivery outside off, driven straight to mid off. 87/4

37.2 M Panesar to Chandimal, Leans forward and helps it straight back to the bowler. 87/4

37.1 M Panesar to Chandimal, Gets forward and prods it to the off side. 87/4

36.6 R Herath to Swann, Swann has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 144/7

36.5 R Herath to Bell, FOUR! Gets down on one knee and sweeps it past Welegedara who dives but doesn't stop it in first attempt. He then chases it and does well to flick it inside the rope. Three runs taken. 144/7

36.4 R Herath to Bell, Comes forward and squirts it into the ground. 141/7

36.3 R Herath to Bell, Gets forward and pats it to the off side. 141/7

36.2 R Herath to Bell, Prods it to the off side off the front foot. 141/7

36.1 R Herath to Bell, Defends it to the leg side off the front foot. 141/7

36.6 J Anderson to M J'dena, Fullish on middle, worked away to mid on. 87/4

36.5 J Anderson to J'dena, Wide outside off, Jayawardena rocks back and pats it to point. 87/4

36.4 J Anderson to J'dena, Fullish on the pads, clipped straight to mid on. 87/4

36.3 J Anderson to J'dena, Length delivery outside off, pushed with good timing to mid off. 87/4

36.2 J Anderson to M J'dena, Fullish outside off, driven beautifully but straight to mid off. 87/4

36.1 J Anderson to J'dena, Comes forward and pushes it to covers. 87/4

35.6 S Randiv to Swann, Swann has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 141/7

35.5 S Randiv to Swann, FOUR! Fullish delivery on the pads, Swann stays back and clips it to fine leg for a boundary. That went very fine. 141/7

35.4 S Randiv to Swann, Lunges forward and gets hit on the pads off a delivery outside off. A stifled appeal but the umpire says no. 137/7

35.3 S Randiv to Swann, FOUR! Loopy outside off, Swann dances down the track and lofts it over extra cover for a well placed boundary. 137/7

35.2 S Randiv to Bell, Drives it wide of mid on and takes one. 133/7

35.1 S Randiv to Bell, Gets forward and bunts it to the off side. 132/7

35.6 M Panesar to Chandimal, Defended off the front foot by Chandimal presenting the full face of the bat. 87/4

35.5 M Panesar to Chandimal, Gets back and defends it to the off side. 87/4

35.4 M Panesar to Chandimal, SIX! Plundered! Fullish delivery outside off, Chandimal sits down on one knee and slog sweeps it muscularly over deep mid-wicket for a humongous maximum. 87/4

35.3 M Panesar to Chandimal, Fullish on the pads, driven straight to mid on. 81/4

35.2 M Panesar to Chandimal, Spins away after landing on off, defended showing the full face of the bat. 81/4

35.1 M Panesar to Chandimal, Loopy delivery outside off, prodded to the off side. 81/4

34.6 R Herath to Swann, FOUR! Effortless! Fullish delivery on the pads, Swann dances down the track and flicks it nonchalantly over mid-wicket for a delightful boundary. 132/7

34.5 R Herath to Swann, Lunges forward and squirts it to the off side. 128/7

34.4 R Herath to Bell, Clips it to the leg side and takes one. 128/7

34.3 R Herath to Bell, Defended off the front foot by Bell presenting the full face of the bat. 127/7

34.2 R Herath to Bell, Gets behind the line of the ball and prods it into the ground. 127/7

34.1 R Herath to Bell, Gets back and defends it from within the crease. 127/7

34.6 J Anderson to J'dena, Gets forward and defends it off the front foot. 81/4

34.5 J Anderson to J'dena, FOUR! Three in a row! Fullish on middle, Jayawardena flicks it sublimely past mid-wicket for a crunching boundary. 81/4

34.4 J Anderson to J'dena, FOUR! Lovely! Again short and wide outside off, Jayawardena rocks back and cuts it muscularly past point for a boundary. 77/4

34.3 J Anderson to J'dena, Short and wide outside off, cut away straight to point. 73/4

34.2 J Anderson to M J'dena, FOUR! Crisp! Fullish outside off, Jayawardena leans forward and drives it sublimely past covers for a well timed boundary. 73/4

34.1 J Anderson to J'dena, Good length delivery outside off, dabbed to the off side by Jayawardena. 69/4

33.6 S Randiv to Swann, Leans forward and helps it to the off side. No run. 127/7

33.5 Randiv to Swann, Spins back in sharply after landing outside off, Swann misses his forward prod and is hit on the pads. the players appeal but the umpire says no. Replays show that it was going over the top. 127/7

33.4 S Randiv to Swann, Goes back and defends. 127/7

33.3 S Randiv to Swann, Straightens after landing outside off, Swann plays it with soft hands into the ground. 127/7

33.2 S Randiv to Swann, Leans forward and plays a ball outside the off stump with his pads. 127/7

33.1 S Randiv to Bell, Stays back an pushes it to covers for a single. 127/7

33.6 M Panesar to Chandimal, Fullish outside off, driven straight back to the bowler. 69/4

33.5 M Panesar to Chandimal, Chandimal has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 69/4

33.4 M Panesar to Chandimal, Gets forward and helps it to covers. 69/4

33.3 M Panesar to Chandimal, Squirts it into the ground off the front foot. 69/4

33.2 M Panesar to Chandimal, Leans forward and prods it into the ground. 69/4

33.1 M Panesar to Chandimal, Fullish on the pads, flicked to mid on. 69/4

32.6 R Herath to Swann, Gets behind the line of the ball and defends. 126/7

32.5 R Herath to Swann, FOUR! Crashed! Fullish on middle, Swann dances down the track and lofts it over mid on for a boundary. 126/7

32.4 R Herath to Swann, Beaten! Loopy delivery outside off, nips away after landing. Swann goes for a forward prod but is beaten by the spin. 122/7

32.3 R Herath to Swann, Pats it to the off side off the front foot. 122/7

32.2 R Herath to Swann, Comes forward and prods it to the off side. 122/7

Graeme Swann is the new batsman.

32.1 R Herath to Broad, OUT! LBW! Fullish delivery on middle, goes straight on. Broad goes for a sweep but misses. The ball hits his pads and the players appeal. The umpire raises his finger. Broad thinks he got some bat on it and asks for a review. Replays show that the ball would have hit middle and off and there was no bat involved. The onfield umpire's decision stays and Broad has to depart. 8th Five-wicket haul for Herath! 122/7

32.6 J Anderson to J'dena, Fullish outside off, Jayawardene leans forward and guides it past covers for a couple. 69/4

32.5 J Anderson to J'dena, Short and wide outside off, cut away to point where the fielder does well to stop the ball. 67/4

Dinesh Chandimal is the new batsman.

32.4 Anderson to Samaraweera, OUT! Run out! Fullish outside off, Jayawardena drives it beautifully straight back to Anderson who gets finger tips to it and the ball goes on to hit the stumps at the non-striker's end. Samaraweera dives back into the crease. The players appeal and the umpire goes upstairs. Replays show that Samaraweera was just short. What an unlucky dismissal. Sri Lanka in big trouble now. 67/4. 67/4

Appeal for a run out. Referred upstairs.

32.3 J Anderson to J'dena, Comes forward and pats it to point. 67/3

32.2 J Anderson to J'dena, Good length delivery outside off, defended off the front foot to the off side. 67/3

32.1 J Anderson to J'dena, In the corridor outside off, straightens after landing. Jayawardena watches it cautiously and lets it go through. 67/3

31.6 S Randiv to Bell, Defended off the front foot by Bell presenting the full face of the bat. 122/6

31.5 S Randiv to Bell, Bell dances down the track and does well to block the ball. 122/6

31.4 S Randiv to Bell, Driven uppishly to mid-off. No run. 122/6

31.3 Randiv to Bell, Big appeal for a catch! Not out! Bell goes for a sweep and hits it uppishly to short leg where it hits Thirimanne on his chest and then onto his helmet. It then lobs up to the keeper who pouches it safely running forward. the players appeal but the umpire says no as the ball hit the helmet also. 122/6

31.2 S Randiv to Bell, Gets back and defends it to short leg. 122/6

31.1 S Randiv to Broad, Sits on one knee and sweeps it to fine leg for a single. 122/6

31.6 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Gets forward and defends it showing the full face of the bat. 67/3

31.5 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Loopy delivery outside off, pushed straight to covers. 67/3

31.4 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Lunges forward and defends it into the ground. 67/3

31.3 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Chips down the track and squirts it into the ground. 67/3

31.2 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Prods it fullish delivery on middle into the ground. 67/3

31.1 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Leans forward and pats it to mid-wicket. 67/3

Suraj Randiv into the attack now.

30.6 R Herath to Bell, Quicker delivery outside off, pushed to the off side. 121/6

30.5 R Herath to Bell, Stays back and squirts it into the ground. 121/6

30.4 R Herath to Bell, Loopy delivery on middle, defended to the off side. 121/6

30.3 R Herath to Bell, Gets forward and pushes it to covers. 121/6

30.2 R Herath to Bell, Defended off the front foot by Bell presenting the full face of the bat. 121/6

30.1 R Herath to Bell, Leans forward and prods it to the off side. 121/6

Panesar into the attack.

30.6 J Anderson to J'dena, Fullish delivery on middle, Jayawardena drives it straight down the ground. It hits Samaraweera's bat and gets deflected but Broad does well to stop it with his boot at mid on. No run. 67/3

30.5 J Anderson to J'dena, Pushes a good length delivery outside off to covers. 67/3

30.4 J Anderson to Samaraweera, Good length delivery outside off, Samaraweera opens the face of the bat and guides it to third man for a single. 67/3

30.3 J Anderson to Samaraweera, Fullish on middle, driven to mid on. No run. 66/3

30.2 J Anderson to Samaraweera, Goes back and defends it into the ground. 66/3

30.1 J Anderson to Samaraweera, Good length delivery outside off, Samaraweera goes for a forward prod but inside edges it onto his pads. The ball nearly rolls over onto the stumps. 66/3

Drinks break.

29.6 S Lakmal to Broad, FOUR! Crashed! Short and wide outside off, Broad waits on his back foot and cuts it ferociously past point for a boundary. 121/6

29.5 S Lakmal to Broad, Yorker on middle, Broad gets his bat down in time to dig that one out. 117/6

29.4 S Lakmal to Broad, FOUR! Intelligent! Length delivery outside off, Broad opens the face of the bat and slices it past gully for a well placed boundary. 117/6

29.3 S Lakmal to Broad, Play and a miss! A tad short outside off, Broad stays back and goes for an audacious pull but misses. 113/6

29.2 S Lakmal to S Broad, Leans forward and drives an overpitched delivery outside off to mid off. 113/6

29.1 S Lakmal to Broad, Length delivery outside off, Broad mistimes his drive to short extra cover. 113/6

Welcome back. The players have made their way out to the middle. Jayawardena and Samaraweera are the two batsmen at the crease. Anderson will start off proceedings for England.

At Lunch on day 1 Sri Lanka are 66/3. The session completely belonged to England. They started off in blistering fashion as Anderson dismissed Thirimanne and Sangakkara off consecutive deliveries. Broad then had Dilshan who was flashy through out his entire stay. The experienced Jayawardena and Samaraweera then steadied the ship as they added an unbeaten half-century stand. A lot of hard work ahead for both the batsmen. It looks a good pitch to bat on and the next session will be crucial for them. Do join us in a while for the afternoon session.

29.6 S Patel to J'dena, Goes for a drive off a fullish delivery outside off but inside edges it straight back to the bowler. That's lunch on day 1. 66/3

29.5 S Patel to J'dena, Comes forward and squirts it into the ground. 66/3

29.4 S Patel to J'dena, Leans forward and pushes it to covers. 66/3

29.3 S Patel to J'dena, Spins away after landing outside off, Jayawardena lets it go through. 66/3

29.2 S Patel to J'dena, Jayawardena has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 66/3

29.1 S Patel to J'dena, FOUR! Beautiful! Overpitched delivery outside off, Jayawardena leans forward and drives it past extra cover for a sublime boundary. 50 stand up between the two batsmen. 66/3

28.6 R Herath to Bell, Full length delivery on middle, helped straight back to the bowler. 113/6

28.5 R Herath to Bell, Lunges forward and defends it into the ground. 113/6

28.4 R Herath to Bell, A tad short outside off, cut away to point. 113/6

28.3 R Herath to Bell, Defended off the front foot by Bell presenting the full face of the bat. 113/6

28.2 R Herath to Bell, Leans forward with a perfect front foot defense. 113/6

28.1 R Herath to Bell, Loopy delivery on middle, squirted into the ground. 113/6

28.6 G Swann to Samaraweera, Fullish outside off, driven straight to mid off. 62/3

28.5 G Swann to Samaraweera, Clips it straight to the mid-wicket fielder. 62/3

28.4 G Swann to Samaraweera, Good length delivery outside off, spins back in. Samaraweera aware of where his off stump is, lets it go through 62/3

28.3 G Swann to Samaraweera, Goes back and helps it to the short leg fielder. 62/3

28.2 G Swann to Samaraweera, Gets forward and defends it straight back to the bowler. 62/3

28.1 G Swann to Samaraweera, Delivers a fullish delivery outside off from round the wicket. Samaraweera dabs it into the ground. 62/3

27.6 S Lakmal to Broad, Appeal for an LBW! Not out! Slower delivery outside the leg stump, nips away. Broad misses his forward prod and gets hit on the pads. The players appeal but the umpire says no. Probably pitching outside leg. 113/6

27.5 S Lakmal to Broad, FOUR! Delightful! Good length delivery outside off, Broad gets back and punches it past point for another lovely boundary. 113/6

27.4 S Lakmal to Broad, FOUR! He's taking him on here! A tad short outside off, Broad stays back and whacks it over mid-wicket for a powerful boundary. 109/6

27.3 S Lakmal to Broad, SIX! Magnificent shot! Back of a length delivery outside off, Broad rocks back and pulls it muscularly over deep square leg for a thunderous maximum. 105/6

27.2 S Lakmal to Broad, FOUR! Superb shot! Good length delivery outside off, Broad stands tall and punches it wide of mid off for a sublime boundary. 99/6

27.1 S Lakmal to Ian Bell, A tad short on the leg stump, Bell rocks back and pulls it away to fine leg for a single. 95/6

27.6 S Patel to J'dena, Fullish outside off, driven straight to covers. No run. 62/3

27.5 S Patel to J'dena, Comes forward and prods it to the off side. 62/3

27.4 S Patel to J'dena, Defended off the front foot by Jayawardena presenting the full face of the bat. 62/3

27.3 S Patel to J'dena, Leans forward and pushes it to covers. 62/3

27.2 S Patel to J'dena, Misses out! Full toss on the pads, Jayawardena flicks it straight to mid-wicket. 62/3

27.1 S Patel to J'dena, Quicker delivery on the middle, pushes to the leg side. 62/3

Suranga Lakmal back on.

26.6 R Herath to Broad, Fullish outside off, defended to mid off. No run. 94/6

26.5 R Herath to Bell, Gets back and pushes it to deep point for a single. 94/6

26.4 R Herath to Bell, Pats a fullish delivery to the off side off the front foot. 93/6

26.3 R Herath to Bell, Leans forward and prods it into the ground. 93/6

26.2 R Herath to Broad, Sits down on one knee and sweeps it from way outside the off stump to fine leg for a single. 93/6

Stuart Broad is the next man in.

26.1 Herath to Patel, OUT! LBW! Good length delivery on off, quicker through the air, skids on with the arm. Patel goes for a push off the back foot but misses. The ball hits his pads and the players appeal. The umpire straightaway lifts his finger. Replays show it was hitting middle. that looked plumb to the naked eye as he was caught on the back foot. 92/6

26.6 G Swann to Samaraweera, Clips it straight to the mid-wicket fielder. 62/3

26.5 G Swann to Samaraweera, Flighted delivery outside off, prodded into the ground by Samaraweera. 62/3

26.4 G Swann to Samaraweera, Helps it straight back to the bowler. 62/3

26.3 G Swann to J'dena, Loopy off spinner outside off, Jayawardene leans forward and drives it wide of mid off for a single. 62/3

26.2 G Swann to J'dena, Jayawardena has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 61/3

26.1 G Swann to J'dena, Gets forward and clips it to mid-wicket. 61/3

25.6 C Welegedara to Bell, Gets forward and pats it to covers. No run. 92/5

25.5 C Welegedara to Bell, Length delivery outside off, driven to covers. 92/5

25.4 C Welegedara to Patel, Tries to flick it but checks his shot at the last moment. The ball lobs up to the vacant leg side and they run through for a single. 92/5

25.3 C Welegedara to Patel, Short and wide outside off, Patel gets back and cuts it uppishly straight to point. 91/5

25.2 C Welegedara to Patel, Slower delivery outside off, turned away to the leg side. 91/5

25.1 C Welegedara to Patel, Stays back and prods it into the ground. 91/5

25.6 S Patel to Samaraweera, FOUR! Clobbered! A tad short on middle, Samaraweera rocks back and plunders it through mid-wicket for a venomous boundary. 61/3

25.5 S Patel to Samaraweera, Gets forward and prods it into the ground. 57/3

25.4 S Patel to Samaraweera, Uses his feet and then defends it to the off side. 57/3

25.3 S Patel to Samaraweera, Leans forward and squirts it into the ground. 57/3

25.2 S Patel to Samaraweera, Comes forward and pushes it defensively to the leg side. 57/3

25.1 S Patel to T Samaraweera, Loopy delivery outside off, driven straight to mid off. 57/3

24.6 R Herath to Bell, Pats it to point off the front foot to end the over. Maiden! 91/5

24.5 R Herath to Bell, Lunges forward and pushes it to covers. 91/5

24.4 R Herath to Bell, Defends it off the front foot to the off side. 91/5

24.3 R Herath to Bell, Comes forward and squirts it into the ground. 91/5

24.2 R Herath to Bell, Defended off the front foot to the off side by Bell 91/5

24.1 R Herath to Bell, Full length delivery on middle, defended with the full face of the bat by Bell. 91/5

Samit Patel comes into the attack.

24.6 G Swann to J'dena, Stays back and helps it to the short leg fielder to end the over. 57/3

24.5 G Swann to J'dena, Comes forward and squirts it to the leg side. 57/3

24.4 G Swann to J'dena, Goes for a flick off the back foot but gets hit on the thigh pads. 57/3

24.3 G Swann to Samaraweera, Clips it away to the leg side and takes one. 57/3

24.2 G Swann to Samaraweera, FOUR! Nice placement! A tad short outside off, Samaraweera rocks back and cuts it past point for a muscular boundary. 56/3

24.1 G Swann to Samaraweera, Defended off the front foot by Samaraweera presenting the full face of the bat. 52/3

23.6 C Welegedara to Patel, In the corridor outside off, left alone by Patel to end the over. 91/5

23.5 C Welegedara to Patel, Wide delivery outside off, Patel shoulders his arms to it. 91/5

23.4 C Welegedara to Patel, Comes on the front foot and defends it into the ground. 91/5

23.3 C Welegedara to Patel, Wide outside off, Patel lets it go through. 91/5

23.2 C Welegedara to Patel, Good length delivery outside off, Patel stays back and pushes it to covers. 91/5

23.1 C Welegedara to Bell, In the corridor outside off, guided to third man for a single. 91/5

23.6 M Panesar to J'dena, Fullish outside off, a tad flighted. Driven straight to mid off. 52/3

23.5 M Panesar to J'dena, Comes forward and prods it into the ground. 52/3

23.4 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Goes back and chops it past third man for three. Bell gave it a chase and again did well to pull it back inside the ropes. 52/3

23.3 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Samaraweera has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 49/3

23.2 M Panesar to Samaraweera, FOUR! Beautiful! Fullish outside off, Samaraweera dances down the track, goes inside out and drives it sweetly through extra cover for a crunching boundary. 49/3

23.1 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Fullish on the pads, driven straight to mid on. 45/3

22.6 R Herath to S Patel, Comes forward and drives it to mid off. 90/5

22.5 R Herath to Patel, Quicker on middle, defended off the front foot by Patel. 90/5

22.4 R Herath to Bell, Length delivery outside off, driven to deep cover for a single. 90/5

22.3 R Herath to Patel, Loopy outside off, pushed to covers for a single. First runs in Test cricket for Samit Patel. 89/5

22.2 R Herath to Patel, Gets back and helps it straight to the bowler. 88/5

22.1 R Herath to Patel, Comes forward and prods it into the ground. 88/5

22.6 G Swann to Samaraweera, Sits down on one knee and sweeps it to long leg for a single. 45/3

22.5 G Swann to J'dena, Clips it to the leg side and takes one. 44/3

22.4 G Swann to J'dena, Goes back and cuts it very late to point where Anderson dives to his left and makes the stop. Superb effort! 43/3

22.3 G Swann to J'dena, Defended off the front foot by Jayawardena presenting the full face of the bat. 43/3

22.2 Swann to J'dena, Not out! Shuffles across and tries to flick a fullish delivery on middle but misses. The ball hits his pads and the players appeal. The umpire says no and England go for a review. Replays show that it was just clipping top of the leg stump. The onfield decision stays and England have exhausted their reviews. 43/3

Appeal for an LBW turned down. England go for a review.

22.1 G Swann to Samaraweera, Stays back and turns it behind square leg for a single. 43/3

21.6 C Welegedara to Bell, Overpitched delivery outside off, Bell comes on the front foot and drives it beautifully to extra cover where Thirimanne dived to his right and makes a splendid stop. No run. 88/5

21.5 C Welegedara to Bell, Full length delivery outside off, pushed to covers. 88/5

21.4 C Welegedara to Bell, Good length delivery outside off, nips away after landing. Bell lets it go through. 88/5

21.3 C Welegedara to Ian Bell, FOUR! He is looking in ominous touch! A tad short outside off Bell rocks back and cuts it past backward point for a well placed boundary. 88/5

21.2 C Welegedara to Bell, In the corridor outside off, Bell lets it go through. 84/5

21.1 C Welegedara to Bell, FOUR! Superb placement! A tad short and wide outside off, Bell stays back and cuts it past point for a boundary. 84/5

21.6 M Panesar to J'dena, Stays back and turns it away to the leg side. 42/3

21.5 M Panesar to J'dena, Comes forward and squirts it into the ground. 42/3

21.4 M Panesar to M J'dena, Drives a fullish delivery outside off to mid off. 42/3

21.3 M Panesar to J'dena, Comes forward and prods it into the ground. 42/3

21.2 M Panesar to J'dena, Jayawardena has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 42/3

21.1 M Panesar to J'dena, Wide outside off, Jayawardena cuts it powerfully past short third man for a couple. Bell chases it and flicks it inside the ropes with a great diving effort. 42/3

20.6 R Herath to Patel, Leans forward and turns it away to the leg side. Maiden over. 80/5

20.5 R Herath to Patel, Lunges forward and gets a thick inside edge onto the ground to forward short leg. 80/5

20.4 R Herath to Patel, Comes forward and helps it to the leg side. 80/5

20.3 R Herath to Patel, Clips this one straight to mid on. 80/5

20.2 R Herath to Patel, Flighted delivery on middle, helped straight back to the bowler. 80/5

20.1 R Herath to Patel, Loopy delivery on the leg stump, defended to the leg side. 80/5

20.6 G Swann to Samaraweera, Chips down the track and seems to miss his clip. The ball hits his pads and lobs to the short leg fielder who pouches it safely. the players appeal but the umpire says no. Replays show that it indeed hit his pads. 40/3

20.5 G Swann to Samaraweera, Flighted delivery outside off, spins back in after landing. Samaraweera plays it with his pads. 40/3

20.4 G Swann to Samaraweera, Stays back and cuts it straight to the point fielder. 40/3

20.3 G Swann to Samaraweera, Loopy off spinner outside off, pushed to the off side. 40/3

20.2 G Swann to Samaraweera, Gets back and pushes it to the short leg fielder. 40/3

20.1 G Swann to J'dena, Fullish on middle, driven to long on for a single. 40/3

19.6 C Welegedara to Bell, Comes forward and pushes a fullish delivery on middle to mid off. No run. 80/5

19.5 C Welegedara to Ian Bell, FOUR! Sublime! Overpitched delivery outside off, Bell leans forward and drives it sweetly past covers for a delightful boundary. 80/5

19.4 C Welegedara to Bell, Good length delivery outside off, pushed to covers by Bell. 76/5

19.3 C Welegedara to Bell, FOUR! Full length delivery outside off, Bell leans forward and slices it past gully for a well placed boundary. 76/5

19.2 C Welegedara to Bell, In the corridor outside off, Bell lets it go through. 72/5

19.1 C Welegedara to Bell, Delivers a good length delivery outside off from round the wicket. Bell shoulders his arms to it. 72/5

19.6 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Good length delivery outside off, cut away to point. No run. Fifth maiden for Panesar. Good tight stuff. 39/3

19.5 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Chips down the track but then defends it to the off side. 39/3

19.4 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Fullish on the pads, driven straight to mid on. 39/3

19.3 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Gets back and punches it to the of side. No run. 39/3

19.2 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Loopy outside off, Samaraweera drives it beautifully but straight to covers. 39/3

19.1 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Gets back and helps a good length delivery on middle to mid-wicket. 39/3

Samit Patel is the new batsman.

18.6 Herath to Prior, OUT! LBW! Good length delivery on middle, turns away after landing. Prior gets squared up in his defense and is hit on the back leg. The players appeal and the umpire lifts his finger after a long wait. England ask for a review but the replays show that it would have hit middle and off. The onfield decision stays and Prior has to depart. England reeling at 72/5. 72/5

Prior given out LBW. England have asked for a review.

18.5 R Herath to Prior, FOUR! Spanked! Short and wide outside off, Prior rocks back and crashes it past point for a powerful boundary. 72/4

18.4 R Herath to Prior, Lunges forward and defends it into the ground. 68/4

18.3 R Herath to Prior, Prior shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 68/4

18.2 R Herath to Prior, Drifts it onto his pads, Prior turns it to the leg side. 68/4

18.1 R Herath to Prior, Fullish delivery on the middle, tapped to the leg side. 68/4

18.6 G Swann to J'dena, Jayawardena has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 39/3

18.5 G Swann to J'dena, Clips it to mid-wicket this time. 39/3

18.4 G Swann to J'dena, Comes forward and dabs it straight back. 39/3

18.3 G Swann to J'dena, SIX! Where did that come from! Dances down the track and carts a fullish delivery on off over mid-wicket for a humongous maximum. 39/3

18.2 G Swann to J'dena, Sits down on one knee and sweeps it to fine leg for a couple. 33/3

18.1 G Swann to J'dena, Gets forward and goes for a defense it seemed to hit his bat and falls just short of the short leg fielder. Replays show that it came off the flap off the pad. 31/3

17.6 C Welegedara to Bell, Length delivery outside off, prodded to the off side. 68/4

17.5 C Welegedara to Bell, Good length delivery outside off, Bell leaves it alone. 68/4

17.4 C Welegedara to Bell, In the corridor outside off, Bell lets it go through. 68/4

17.3 C Welegedara to Ian Bell, Bell comes forward and drives a full length delivery outside off to mid off. 68/4

17.2 C Welegedara to Prior, Fullish outside off from over the wicket, Prior leans forward and drives it through covers for three. 68/4

Matt Prior is the new batsman.

17.1 C Welegedara to Pietersen, OUT! Pietersen drags it onto his stumps! Good length delivery outside off from round the wicket, nips back in after landing. Pietersen goes for a drive but gets an inside edge onto the stumps. Welegedara strikes immediately after lunch! England in some trouble now! 65/4

Graeme Swann into the attack now.

17.6 M Panesar to T Samaraweera, Dances down the track and helps it to mid on. Wants a run but is sent back. 31/3

17.5 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Gets forward and inside edges it onto his pads. 31/3

17.4 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Chips down the track, Panesar fires in a quick yorker. Samaraweera digs it somehow. The ball nearly rolls over onto the stumps. 31/3

17.3 M Panesar to T Samaraweera, Length delivery on the leg stump, squirted away to mid on. 31/3

17.2 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Fullish on the pads, clipped away to mid on. 31/3

17.1 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Leans forward and prods it into the ground. 31/3

16.6 R Herath to Bell, Comes forward and defends it with full face of the bat. 65/3

16.5 R Herath to Bell, Defended off the front foot by Bell presenting the full face of the bat. 65/3

16.4 R Herath to Bell, FOUR! Lovely shot! Fullish delivery on middle, Bell dances down the track and lofts it over the bowler's head for a well placed boundary. 65/3

16.3 R Herath to Bell, FOUR! Crashed! A tad short outside off, Bell rocks back and cuts it past point for a muscular boundary. 61/3

16.2 R Herath to Bell, Leans forward and defends it to the off side. 57/3

16.1 R Herath to Bell, Fullish on the middle, Prodded into the ground by Bell. 57/3

16.6 S Broad to J'dena, In the corridor outside off, left alone by Jayawardena. 31/3

16.5 S Broad to J'dena, Just short! Good length delivery outside off, Jayawardena stays back and tries to cut is close to the body but gets an outside edge but it lands just short of Swann at second slip. 31/3

16.4 S Broad to Samaraweera, Fullish on the pads, Samaraweera stays back and clips it away to fine leg for a single. 31/3

16.3 S Broad to Samaraweera, Back of a length delivery outside off, Samaraweera stands tall and dabs it to the off side. 30/3

16.2 S Broad to Samaraweera, Gets forward and prods it to the off side. 30/3

16.1 S Broad to Samaraweera, Fullish outside off, pushed straight back to Broad. 30/3

The players have made their way out to the middle. Bell and Pietersen are the two batsmen at the crease. Herath will start off proceedings for Sri Lanka.

It was a good session for Sri Lanka. Having added 29 runs in the morning they ended on a decent 318. Jayawardena made a sublime 180. They have managed to reduce England to 57/3. Herath got the key wickets of Strauss and Trott, while Lakmal had Cook trapped in front. Pietersen and Bell have a lot of hard work ahead of them. Do join us in a while for the afternoon session.

15.6 C Welegedara to Pietersen, Length delivery outside off, Pietersen lets it go through. That's Lunch on day 2. 57/3

15.5 C Welegedara to Pietersen, Good length delivery outside off, dabbed to the off side. 57/3

15.4 C Welegedara to Pietersen, Gets forward and pats it to point. 57/3

15.3 C Welegedara to Pietersen, Probing line outside off, Pietersen shoulders his arms to it. 57/3

15.2 C Welegedara to Pietersen, In the corridor outside off, Pietersen lets it go through. 57/3

15.1 C Welegedara to Pietersen, Pietersen has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 57/3

15.6 M Panesar to J'dena, Stays in his crease and squirts it into the ground. 30/3

15.5 M Panesar to J'dena, Helps a fullish delivery on middle straight back to the bowler. 30/3

15.4 M Panesar to J'dena, Stays back and turns it away to mid-wicket. 30/3

15.3 M Panesar to J'dena, Leans forward and clips it to the short leg fielder. 30/3

15.2 M Panesar to J'dena, Gets forward and defends. 30/3

15.1 M Panesar to J'dena, Jayawardena shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 30/3

14.6 R Herath to Bell, Squirts it into the ground off the front foot to end the over. 57/3

14.5 R Herath to Bell, Comes forward and pats it to the off side. 57/3

14.4 R Herath to Bell, Gets onto his front foot and defends. 57/3

14.3 R Herath to Bell, Gets back and clips it to short fine leg. 57/3

14.2 R Herath to Bell, FOUR! Effortless! A tad short outside off, Bell waits back and punches it past mid-wicket for a lovely boundary. 57/3

14.1 R Herath to Bell, SIX! Plundered! Fullish loopy delivery outside off, Bell dances down the track and smashes it over long on for a humongous maximum. 53/3

14.6 S Broad to J'dena, Fullish delivery on legs, flicked away wide of mid-wicket for a single to end the over. Finally a run off the bat after 20 deliveries. 30/3

14.5 S Broad to J'dena, Probing line outside off, Jayawardena shoulders his arms to it. 29/3

14.4 S Broad to J'dena, In the corridor outside off, Jayawardena lets it go through. 29/3

14.3 S Broad to J'dena, Gets forward and prods a length delivery on off into the ground. 29/3

14.2 S Broad to J'dena, Good length delivery on off, helped straight back to the bowler defensively. 29/3

14.1 S Broad to J'dena, Jayawardena leans forward and defends a good length delivery outside off to point. 29/3

13.6 S Lakmal to Pietersen, Fullish on middle, worked away to mid on. No run. 47/3

13.5 S Lakmal to Ian Bell, Good length delivery outside off, Bell stays back and punches it past covers for three. 47/3

13.4 S Lakmal to Bell, Length delivery on the pads, clipped away to mid-wicket. No run. 44/3

13.3 S Lakmal to Pietersen, Back of a length delivery on middle, Pietersen rocks back and pulls it to fine leg where Randiv dives to his right and makes a good stop. Just a single taken. 44/3

13.2 S Lakmal to Pietersen, Fullish outside off, prodded into the ground off the front foot by Pietersen. 43/3

13.1 S Lakmal to Pietersen, Good length delivery on middle, turned away to the leg side. 43/3

13.6 M Panesar to T Samaraweera, Chips down the track and clips it straight to the mid on fielder. 29/3

13.5 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Flighted outside off, driven to the covers fielder. 29/3

13.4 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Gets back and pushes it to the mid off fielder. 29/3

13.3 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Fullish outside off, Samaraweera goes inside out and drives it straight to mid off. 29/3

13.2 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Chips down the track and clips it to mid-wicket. 29/3

13.1 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Loopy delivery outside off, defended to the off side off the front foot. 29/3

12.6 R Herath to Bell, Play and a miss! Good length delivery outside off, Bell goes for a premeditated sweep but misses. A successful over for the Lankans. 43/3

12.5 R Herath to Ian Bell, Leans forward for a defense but gets an inside edge onto the pads. A stifled appeal but the umpire says no. 43/3

Ian Bell is the new batsman.

12.4 R Herath to Strauss, OUT! LBW! Fullish delivery on the off stump, goes straight on. Strauss goes for a sweep but misses. The ball hits him full on the pads and the players appeal. The umpire says no meanwhile they run through for a single but the Lankans go for a review. The replays show that it was hitting middle and off. The onfield decision is overturned and Strauss has to depart. 43/3

Appeal for an LBW turned down. Lankans have asked for a review.

12.3 Herath to Strauss, Spins back in sharply after landing outside off. Strauss misses his forward poke and gets hit on the pads on its way to the keeper. A stifled appeal but the umpire says no. 43/2

12.2 R Herath to Strauss, Fullish on middle, pushed straight back to the bowler. 43/2

12.1 R Herath to Pietersen, Loopy delivery outside off, Pietersen chips down the track and clips it to mid on for a single. 43/2

Drinks break.

12.6 S Broad to J'dena, Leans forward and pushes it to covers. 29/3

12.6 S Broad to J'dena, NO BALL! Oversteps and delivers a good length delivery on middle. Jayawardene prods it into the ground. 29/3

12.5 S Broad to J'dena, Fullish on middle, clipped straight to mid-wicket. 28/3

12.4 S Broad to J'dena, Length delivery outside off, Jayawardena leans forward and drives it to mid off. 28/3

12.3 S Broad to J'dena, Fullish outside off, driven straight to mid off. 28/3

12.2 S Broad to J'dena, Probing line outside off, Jayawardena shoulders his arms to it. 28/3

12.1 S Broad to J'dena, In the corridor outside off, Jayawardena lets it go through. 28/3

11.6 S Lakmal to Strauss, Back of a length delivery outside off, Strauss sways away from it. 42/2

11.5 S Lakmal to K Pietersen, Leans forward and turns a good length delivery to wide of mid on for a quick single. Gets off the mark. 42/2

11.4 S Lakmal to Pietersen, Good length delivery outside off, prodded to the off side off the front foot. 41/2

11.3 S Lakmal to Pietersen, Back of a length delivery outside the leg stump, Pietersen lets it go through. 41/2

11.2 S Lakmal to Strauss, Drifts it onto his pads, Strauss clips it to deep square leg off the back foot for a single. 41/2

11.1 S Lakmal to Strauss, In the corridor outside off, Strauss lets it go through. 40/2

Broad back on.

11.6 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Lunges forward for a defense and gets an inside edge to the leg side. 28/3

11.5 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Gets forward and pushes it to the off side. 28/3

11.4 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Quicker delivery on middle, defended off the front foot. 28/3

11.3 M Panesar to J'dena, Drives it to mid off and takes a quick single. 28/3

11.2 M Panesar to J'dena, Loopy delivery on the middle, defended off the front foot. 27/3

11.1 M Panesar to J'dena, Gets forward and defends it to the leg side. 27/3

10.6 R Herath to Pietersen, Pietersen has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 40/2

10.5 R Herath to K Pietersen, Fullish outside off, driven to mid off. 40/2

10.4 R Herath to K Pietersen, Fullish delivery outside off, Pietersen gets a soft outside edge to the slips. Safe! 40/2

Kevin Pietersen is the new batsman.

10.3 R Herath to Trott, OUT! Stumped! Bizarre dismissal! Loopy delivery outside off, Trott dances down the track and misses a full toss. The keeper collects the ball on the half volley and whips off the bails in a flash and runs forward to celebrate but collides with Trott who was way outside his crease. Trott lies on the ground for a moment after getting hurt but gets up and walks back to the pavilion. 40/2

10.2 R Herath to Trott, Loopy delivery outside off, driven to short extra cover. 40/1

10.1 R Herath to Strauss, Turns it away to the leg side with the spin and takes a single. 40/1

10.6 J Anderson to Samaraweera, Probing line outside off, Samaraweera shoulders his arms to it. 27/3

10.5 J Anderson to Samaraweera, Fullish outside off, Samaraweera goes for a defense but gets an inside edge onto his pads. 27/3

10.4 J Anderson to Samaraweera, In the corridor outside off, samaraweera lets it go through. 27/3

10.3 J Anderson to J'dena, Fullish outside off, Jayawardena drives it wide of mid off and takes a single. 27/3

10.2 J Anderson to J'dena, Leans forward and dabs it to the covers region. 26/3

10.1 J Anderson to J'dena, Back of a length delivery outside off, Jayawardena sways away from the line of the ball. 26/3

9.6 S Lakmal to Strauss, Short of a length delivery outside off, pulled away to deep square leg for a single. 39/1

9.5 S Lakmal to Trott, LEG BYE! Good length delivery on the leg stump from round the wicket. Trott shuffles a bit and misses his flick. They run through for a leg bye. 38/1

9.4 S Lakmal to Strauss, Stays back and flicks it away to deep square leg for a single. 37/1

9.3 S Lakmal to Strauss, Good length delivery outside off, Strauss shoulders his arms to it. 36/1

9.2 S Lakmal to Strauss, Leans forward and drives it straight back to the bowler. 36/1

9.1 S Lakmal to Strauss, In the corridor outside off, Strauss lets it go through. 36/1

9.6 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Comes forward and defends it to the off side. 26/3

9.5 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Tossed up delivery outside off, prodded to the off side. 26/3

9.4 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Samaraweera has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 26/3

9.3 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Loopy delivery outside off, driven to mid off. 26/3

9.2 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Loopy delivery on off, defended off the front foot by Samaraweera. 26/3

9.1 M Panesar to Samaraweera, Gets back and cuts it to point. No run. 26/3

8.6 R Herath to Trott, Comes forward and pats it to the off side. 36/1

8.5 R Herath to Trott, Comes forward and dabs it into the ground. 36/1

8.4 R Herath to Trott, Defended off the front foot by Trott presenting the full face of the bat. 36/1

8.3 R Herath to A Strauss, Just short! Good length delivery outside off, goes straight on with the arm. Strauss goes for a forward prod but gets an outside edge just past the first slip to third man for three. 36/1

8.2 R Herath to Strauss, Shuffles a bit and clips it behind square leg for a couple. 33/1

8.1 R Herath to Strauss, Spins back in after landing outside off, Strauss gets back and defends. 31/1

Spin introduced for the first time. Monty Panesar into the attack now.

8.6 J Anderson to J'dena, Another delivery outside off, an easy leave for the batsman. 26/3

8.5 J Anderson to J'dena, Gets on the front foot and pushes it to covers. Dot ball. 26/3

8.4 J Anderson to J'dena, In the corridor outside off, Jayawardena allows it through. 26/3

8.3 J Anderson to J'dena, Fullish delivery outside off, Jayawardena lunges forward and drives it beautifully but staight to covers. 26/3

8.2 J Anderson to J'dena, In the corridor outside off, Jayawardena lets it go through. 26/3

8.1 J Anderson to J'dena, Fullish outside off, Jayawardena leans forward and pushes it to covers. 26/3

Rangana Herath into the attack.

Drinks break.

7.6 S Lakmal to Trott, Good length delivery on middle, turned away to the leg side. No run. 31/1

7.5 S Lakmal to Strauss, Fullish delivery outside off, Strauss leans forward and drives it sublimely through covers for three. 31/1

7.4 S Lakmal to Strauss, Good length delivery outside off, Strauss goes back and punches it through point for a couple. 28/1

7.4 S Lakmal to Strauss, WIDE! Bouncer outside off, way over the batsman's head. 26/1

7.3 S Lakmal to Strauss, Good length delivery outside off, Strauss shoulders his arms to it. 25/1

7.2 S Lakmal to Strauss, Probing delivery outside off, Strauss lets it go through. 25/1

7.1 S Lakmal to Strauss, Good length delivery on off, Strauss defends it from within the crease. 25/1

7.6 S Broad to J'dena, Nips back in after landing outside off. Jayawardena takes one hand off the bat and turns it behind square leg for a quick single to end the over. 26/3

7.5 S Broad to J'dena, Length delivery outside off, dabbed into the ground by Jayawardena. 25/3

7.4 S Broad to J'dena, Wide outside off, punched away to the covers fielder. 25/3

7.3 S Broad to J'dena, Leans forward and pushes a good length delivery outside off straight to covers. 25/3

7.2 S Broad to J'dena, Good length delivery angling in. Jayawardena goes back and turns it to the leg side. 25/3

7.1 S Broad to J'dena, Fullish outside off, Jayawardena comes forward and helps it straight back to the bowler defensively. 25/3

6.6 C Welegedara to J Trott, FOUR! Crisp! Fullish on the pads, Trott comes forward and flicks it sweetly past mid on for a boundary. 25/1

6.5 C Welegedara to Trott, In the corridor outside off, left alone by Trott. 21/1

6.4 C Welegedara to Trott, Short and wide outside off, Trott goes back and cuts it to point. 21/1

6.3 C Welegedara to Trott, Prods a good length delivery on middle to the leg side. 21/1

6.2 C Welegedara to Trott, Stays back and pushes a good length delivery outside off to point. 21/1

6.1 C Welegedara to Strauss, Short and wide outside off, Strauss gets back and cuts it powerfully to backward point where Dilshan dives to his right and makes a half stop. A single taken by the pair. 21/1

6.6 J Anderson to Samaraweera, Good length delivery outside off defended straight back to the bowler. 25/3

6.5 J Anderson to J'dena, Lunges forward and pats it to covers. They run through for a quick single. 25/3

6.4 J Anderson to J'dena, In the corridor outside off, Jayawardena leaves it alone. 24/3

6.3 J Anderson to J'dena, Gets forward and defends it showing the full face of the bat. 24/3

6.2 J Anderson to J'dena, Full length delivery outside off, driven straight to mid off. He is playing some confident strokes. 24/3

6.1 J Anderson to J'dena, Nice shot but no run! Fullish delivery on middle, Jayawardena flicks it beautifully but straight to mid-wicket. 24/3

5.6 S Lakmal to Trott, Fullish outside off, Trott leans forward and drives it to extra cover. 20/1

5.5 S Lakmal to Trott, Comes forward and squirts a good length delivery outside off into the ground. 20/1

5.4 S Lakmal to Trott, Leaves a good length delivery outside the off stump. 20/1

5.3 S Lakmal to Trott, In the corridor outside off, Trott lets it go through. 20/1

5.2 S Lakmal to Trott, Trott has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 20/1

5.1 S Lakmal to Trott, Good length delivery outside off, Trott shoulders his arms to it. 20/1

5.6 S Broad to Samaraweera, Stays in his crease and helps a good length delivery on middle straight back to the bowler. 24/3

5.5 S Broad to T Samaraweera, Fullish on middle, clipped away to mid on. 24/3

5.4 S Broad to Samaraweera, Goes back and defends it into the ground. 24/3

5.4 S Broad to Samaraweera, NO BALL! Oversteps this time and delivers a good length delivery outside off. It nips back in after landing and Samaraweera is hit on the thigh pads as he misses his defense. 24/3

5.3 S Broad to Samaraweera, Gets back and clips a good length delivery on midle to square leg. 23/3

5.2 S Broad to Samaraweera, In the corridor outside off, Samaraweera lets it go through. 23/3

5.1 S Broad to Samaraweera, Length delivery outside off, Thilan lunges forward and prods it into the ground. 23/3

4.6 C Welegedara to Strauss, Fullish on off, Strauss comes forward and defends it into the ground. 20/1

4.5 C Welegedara to Strauss, Good length delivery outside off, Strauss lets it go through. 20/1

4.4 C Welegedara to Strauss, Fullish on the pads, Strauss misses his flick and gets hit on the pads. 20/1

4.3 C Welegedara to Strauss, Leans forward and helps a good length delivery on off straight back to the bowelr. 20/1

4.2 C Welegedara to Strauss, FOUR! Edgy! Short and wide outside off, Strauss goes for a cut and gets a thick edge between slips and gully for a boundary. 20/1

4.1 C Welegedara to Strauss, Good length delivery outside off, dabbed away to the off side. 16/1

4.6 J Anderson to J'dena, FOUR! Nice placement! Drifts it onto his pads, Jayawardena stays in his crease and clips it to fine leg for a boundary. That went very fine. 23/3

4.5 J Anderson to J'dena, Fullish outside off, helped straight back to the bowler. 19/3

4.4 J Anderson to J'dena, Comes forward and pats it to the off side. 19/3

4.3 J Anderson to J'dena, FOUR! A tad wide outside off, Jayawardena rocks back and cuts it close to the body to third man for a boundary. 19/3

4.2 J Anderson to J'dena, Length delivery on off, Jayawardena comes forward and defends it. 15/3

4.1 J Anderson to J'dena, Fullish outside off, prodded into the ground by Jayawardena. 15/3

3.6 S Lakmal to Trott, In the corridor outside off, left alone by Trott to end the over. 16/1

3.5 S Lakmal to Trott, Goes back and squirts it into the ground. 16/1

3.4 S Lakmal to Strauss, LEG BYE! Good length delivery on the leg stump, Strauss misses his flick and they run through for a leg bye to the leg side. 16/1

3.3 S Lakmal to Strauss, Probing line outside off, Strauss lets it go through. 15/1

3.2 S Lakmal to Strauss, FOUR! Sublime! Fullish on the pads, Strauss stays back and clips it past mid-wicket for a boundary. 15/1

3.1 S Lakmal to Strauss, Comes forward and plays it defensively to mid on. No run. 11/1

3.6 S Broad to Samaraweera, Probing line outside off, Samaraweera watches it cautiously and lets it go through. 15/3

Thilan Samaraweera is the new batsman.

3.5 S Broad to T Dilshan, OUT! Dilshan departs, what a start for England! Good length delivery outside off, straightens after landing. Dilshan goes for a half poke but gets an outside edge to first slip where Strauss pouches it safely. Dilshan's short flashy stay at the crease is over. 15/3

3.4 S Broad to Dilshan, FOUR! Edgy! Good length delivery outside off, Dilshan goes for a slap off the back foot but gets a thick outside edge over the slip cordon for a lucky boundary. 15/2

3.3 S Broad to Dilshan, Play and a miss! Fullish outside off, nips away after landing. Dilshan goes for a booming drive but is beaten by the movement. That's how he plays! 11/2

3.2 S Broad to Dilshan, Comes forward and pushes it to mid-wicket. Wants a run but is sent back in time. 11/2

3.1 S Broad to Dilshan, Comes forward and slices it to point where the fielder does well to stop the ball. No run. 11/2

2.6 C Welegedara to Trott, FOUR! Lovely placement! Full length delivery outside off, Trott leans forward and drives it beautifully through covers for a crisp boundary. 11/1

2.5 C Welegedara to Trott, Fullish on the leg stump, driven straight to mid on. 7/1

2.4 C Welegedara to Trott, FOUR! Crisp! Fullish on the pads, Trott comes forward and flicks it sublimely past mid-wicket for a lovely boundary. 7/1

2.3 C Welegedara to Strauss, Fullish on the pads, Strauss waits ont he back foot and flicks it away wide of mid on for three. 3/1

2.2 C Welegedara to Strauss, In the corridor outside off, Strauss shoulders his arms to it. 0/1

2.1 C Welegedara to Strauss, Probing line outside off, Strauss lets it go through. 0/1

2.6 J Anderson to J'dena, Length delivery outside off, Jayawardena pushes it to covers off the front foot to end the over. Superb over from Anderson. 11/2

2.5 J Anderson to J'dena, In the corridor outside off, Jayawardena lets it go through. 11/2

2.4 J Anderson to J'dena, Fullish delivery outside off, Jayawardena defends it straight back to the bowler. 11/2

Mahela Jayawardena is the new batsman.

2.3 J Anderson to Sangakkara, OUT! Super stuff from Anderson, he gets two in two! Fullish delivery outside off, nips away after landing. Sangakkara goes for a lazy drive off the front foot and gets an outside edge to the keeper who pouches it safely. What a big wicket for England, Sangakkara departs! Sri Lanka in trouble now. Anderson on a hat-trick now! 11/2

Sangakkara is the new batsman.

2.2 J Anderson to L Thirimanne, OUT! Anderson strikes early! Fullish outside off, entices Thirimanne into the drive. It nips away after landing and takes an outside edge to second slip where Swann pouches it safely. 11/1

2.1 J Anderson to Thirimanne, In the corridor outside off, Thirimanne lets it go through. 11/0

1.6 S Lakmal to Trott, Good length delivery outside off, patted away to point. 0/1

Jonathan Trott is the new batsman.

1.5 S Lakmal to Cook, OUT! LBW! Good length delivery outside off, nips back in sharply after landing. Cook goes for a forward prod but is beaten by the movement. The ball hits his pads and the players appeal. The umpire lifts his finger straight away. Replays show that it was hitting off. 0/1

1.4 S Lakmal to Cook, In the corridor outside off, defended off the back foot with the full face of the bat. 0/0

1.3 S Lakmal to Cook, Fullish outside off, stays a touch low. Cook squirts it into the ground. 0/0

1.2 S Lakmal to Cook, Gets back and pushes a good length delivery on middle to the leg side. 0/0

1.1 S Lakmal to Cook, Good length delivery on middle, prodded defensively to the off side. 0/0

1.6 S Broad to Dilshan, Comes forward and pushes it to covers. 11/0

1.5 S Broad to T Dilshan, FOUR! Ahhh.. poor from Dilshan! Fullish outswinger outside off, Dilshan goes for a wild slap but gets a thick outside edge, the ball flies over the slip cordon for a boundary to third man. 11/0

1.5 S Broad to Thirimanne, NO BALL! Oversteps this time and delivers a good length delivery on the leg stump. Thirimanne turns it away to square leg for a single. 7/0

1.4 S Broad to Thirimanne, Good length delivery outside off, Thirimanne goes back and prods it to the off side. 5/0

1.3 S Broad to Thirimanne, Drifts it onto his pads, Thirimanne stays back and clips it behind square for a couple. Gets off the mark. 5/0

1.2 S Broad to Thirimanne, Length delivery on the pads, turned away to the leg side. 3/0

1.1 S Broad to Dilshan, Fullish on the middle, clipped away to mid-wicket for three. 3/0

0.6 C Welegedara to Strauss, Gets back and pushes it to the mid-wicket fielder to end the over. 0/0

0.5 C Welegedara to Strauss, Length delivery outside off, defended into the ground. 0/0

0.4 C Welegedara to Strauss, Good length delivery outside off, defended to the off side. 0/0

0.3 C Welegedara to Strauss, Good length delivery close to teh off stump. Strauss looks to get bat to it but decides against it at the last moment. 0/0

0.2 C Welegedara to Strauss, Slips this one down the leg side, Strauss misses his flick. 0/0

0.1 C Welegedara to Strauss, Good length delivery on middle, swinging away. Strauss goes back and defends it to the off side. 0/0

Broad to bowl from the other end.

0.6 J Anderson to Thirimanne, Not out! Pitches outside leg and nips away after landing. Thirimanne misjudges the line of the ball and goes for a leave. The ball hits his pads and the players appeal. The umpire says no but England go for a review. The replays show that indeed it pitched outside leg and was going over the stumps. 0/0

Appeal for an LBW. Given not out, England have gone for a review.

0.5 J Anderson to Thirimanne, Length delivery on off, dabbed into the ground by Thirimanne. 0/0

0.4 J Anderson to Thirimanne, Fullish delivery outside off, pushed to covers off the front foot. 0/0

0.3 J Anderson to Thirimanne, Good length delivery outside off, Thirimanne shoulders his arms to it. 0/0

0.2 J Anderson to Thirimanne, In the corridor outside off, Thirimanne leaves it alone. 0/0

0.1 J Anderson to Thirimanne, Inswinger outside off, Thirimanne lets it go through. 0/0

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