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SL Vs ENG, 1st Test, Day 2: England Lead By 185 Runs, Joe Root Hits Ton - Highlights

Joe Root was 168 of 254 balls as England's lead swelled to 185 by stumps. Catch the highlights of Sri Lanka vs England first Test match, Day 2 actions from Galle here

England skipper Joe Root. Courtesy: Twitter (@englandcricket)

Captain Joe Root notched his first test century in over a year and Essex batsman Dan Lawrence made an impressive debut as England took firm control of the first test against Sri Lanka on Friday.
Root was unbeaten on 168 off 254 balls and Lawrence made 73 off 150 balls with England cruising to 320-4 on the second day.

The visitors now lead by 185 runs with six wickets in hand on a wicket that has started showing signs of plenty of spin.

England had rattled Sri Lanka for 135 in the first innings inside the first two sessions on Thursday with offspinner Dom Bess claiming 5-30 and Stuart Broad picking 3-20. Follow the highlights of the first Test, Day 2 here:

Scorecard | Day 2 Report | Cricket News

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