Alex Hales hits 83 and Joe Root 80 as England reach 310-6 against Sri Lanka on day one of the second Test at Chester-le-Street.
All the action as it happens as the hosts aim for another victory. Over-by-over updates from JONNY SINGER, and updates from PAUL NEWMAN and LAWRENCE BOOTH at Chester-le-Street.
Live text and TMS commentary as Alex Hales falls for 83 in the second Test between England and Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street.
Alastair Cook missed out on Sachin Tendulkar's record but fifties from Alex Hales and Joe Root helped England to 310/6 at stumps on the first day of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Durham.. latest Cricket news
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Catch the live updates of the second Test between England and Sri Lanka at Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street
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'England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test Day One: Five Things We Learned' on Yahoo Cricket India. When Nuwan Pradeep operated on a tighter line, he took a few blows but ensured he was playing everything straight down the ground. The lucky thing for Hales is that he has the range of shots – he just had to fi...
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The Sri Lankans won't be ditching their thermals just yet, but the opening day of the second Test at least dawned dry. Alastair Cook won the toss and, despite a temptation to target Sri Lanka's brittle batting line-up straightaway, decided to bat
England are playing Sri Lanka in a cricket test match at Chester-le-Street, followed by England's football friendly with Australia
Alex Hales and Joe Root put England in a strong position, before both fell in the 80s, on day one. Join JONNY SINGER, PAUL NEWMAN and LAWRENCE BOOTH for all the action.
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LAWRENCE BOOTH AT CHESTER-LE-STREET: It was all summed up when Suranga Lakmal darted back to make the catch, which he did. Its significance could be huge for Nick Compton.
England won the toss and decided to bat on the first day of the second test against Sri Lanka at Durham, on Friday.
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