Left-arm spinner Leach claimed 10 wickets in the two-match series while off-spinner Bess took 12 in England's 2-0 victory.
Dom Sibley and Jos Buttler combined to steer England to victory in the second Test, despite the best efforts of Lasith Embuldeniya
After notching up a double century in the series opener, Root continued his brilliant run by hitting 186 in the second Test
England completed the series sweep against Sri Lanka with a comfortable win in the second Test in Galle. Catch scores and highlights of the SL Vs ENG 2nd Test, day 4 match here
Jos Buttler feels England's players can learn much from Joe Root after the captain scored the bulk of their runs against Sri Lanka
After plundering a superb 228 in the first Test, Joe Root tucked into Sri Lana's attack for another huge hundred on day three in Galle
Catch cricket scores and highlights of Day 3 of the Sri Lanka and England 2nd Test match in Galle here
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James Anderson returned for England in typically brilliant form but another seasoned campaigner, Angelo Mathews, responded emphatically
James Anderson took three wickets but Angelo Mathews hit an unbeaten ton to help Sri Lanka claim Day 1 honours in the second Test against England in Galle. Catch highlights here:
Before taking the flight to India, England play Sri Lanka in the second and final Test with the hope to complete a sweep. Check match and telecast details here:
Sri Lanka are once again without Dimuth Karunaratne as they aim to put a halt to England's impressive winning run overseas
England have won four successive Test matches overseas for the first time since 1957, but Joe Root thinks there is still more to come from his team.
Jonny Bairstow and Dan Lawrence saw England to victory in the first Test against Sri Lanka
Leach claimed a five-wcket haul and, despite an eventful finish to day four of the first Test, England are closing in on victory in Galle.
Moeen Ali, 33, tested positive for COVID-19 with mild symptoms upon arrival in Sri Lanka and was isolated from the rest of the touring party
Sri Lanka knocked three of England's wicket as they valiantly try and defend a target of 74. England are 38/3 at stumps. Catch the highlights and scores of the Sri Lanka and England first Test match Day 4 here
Joe Root became the seventh Englishman to reach 8,000 Test runs as the right-handed batsman made a double century against Sri Lanka in Galle.
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