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England captain Joe Root receives official reprimand and one demerit point

PAUL NEWMAN IN PALLEKELE: Joe Root has been reprimanded for angrily kicking the turf and shaking his head after a decision went against England on the second day of the second Test.

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3 hours ago, Daily Mail, England

Roshen overcomes raging Rashid to trump England

Despite being in a spin early on, Roshen Silva stuck around for a gritty 85

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3 hours ago, CricBuzz, England

England spinner Jack Leach reflects on frustrating day in Pallekele

Jack Leach has urged patience to England’s bowling attack as they were left to reflect on a frustrating day in the field against hosts Sri Lanka. On day two of the second Test in Pallekele, Roshen Silva and Dimuth Karunaratne led the charge for Sri Lanka, as they batted through England’s...

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4 hours ago, The Cricket Paper, England

England have great chance of victory - Leach

England have a "great chance" of victory over Sri Lanka in the second Test with "any kind of a score" in their second innings, says spinner Jack Leach.

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5 hours ago, BBC Sport, England

IPL 2019: Englands Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler retained by Rajasthan Royals

IPL 2019: Englands Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler retained by Rajasthan Royals

Stokes was the 2017 IPL MVP after blistering performances with bat and ball and has proven a big hit with local fans while Buttler impressed in last year's renewal

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5 hours ago, The Independent, England, Indian Premier League

Sri Lanka vs England: Jack Leach preaches patience after frustrating second day

Sri Lanka vs England: Jack Leach preaches patience after frustrating second day

The hosts had the better of the second day as Roshen Silva and Dimuth Karunaratne formed the spine of a solid 336 all out that left England 46 runs behind

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5 hours ago, The Independent, England, Sri Lanka

Determined Sri Lanka establish lead over England

Roshen Silva hits a resolute 85 to frustrate England and give Sri Lanka a lead of 46 on day two of an evenly poised second Test.

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7 hours ago, BBC Sport, England, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka vs England: Hosts impress against struggling spinners to take second Test lead

Sri Lanka vs England: Hosts impress against struggling spinners to take second Test lead

England 290 & 0-0 trail Sri Lanka 336 by 46 runs: The hosts were trailing by a 100 runs with six wickets down until Roshen Silva put on 85 with the lower order

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7 hours ago, The Independent, England, Sri Lanka

Joe Root writes to thank England fans forced to move from their hotel

England captain Joe Root has written to thank travelling fans who were relocated from their accommodation in Kandy to make way for the team during the ongoing Test against Sri Lanka.

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8 hours ago, Daily Mail, England

Live cricket score - Sri Lanka vs England, 2nd Test, Day 2

Catch the live updates from Day 2 of the second Test between the hosts Sri Lanka and England at the Pallekele

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14 hours ago, CricBuzz, England, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka v England LIVE SCORECARD from day two of the second Test in Pallekele  

England head into the second day of the second Test against Sri Lanka looking to cement their promising start. Follow all the latest developments with Sportsmail's live scorecard.

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17 hours ago, Daily Mail, England, Sri Lanka

Englands Sam Curran revels in last-wicket stand with James Anderson after setting Sri Lanka imposing total

Englands Sam Curran revels in last-wicket stand with James Anderson after setting Sri Lanka imposing total

After Sri Lanka's spinners ripped through England, Curran predicted that the tourists' dangerous trio of twirlers could do an even better job as the pitch deteriorates

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1 day ago, The Independent, England, Sri Lanka

England upset purists to combat spin

In Kandy, Jos Buttler and Sam Curran provided shining examples of gaining confidence and not being hung up on the consequence in their own battles against spin

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1 day ago, CricBuzz, England

VIDEO: 5 key moments from day one in England’s second Test against Sri Lanka

England owed much to the half-centuries of Jos Buttler and Sam Curran on day one of the second Test in Kandy, as England posted 285 all out. The new-look top-order proved too vulnerable to spin as England found all of their top four dismissed for a combined 89 runs. Ben Stokes did not have to wait long...

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1 day ago, The Cricket Paper, England, Sri Lanka

England could ignore tradition and have a fluid number three - Vaughan

England's Test team could break with tradition and go without a regular number three in their batting order, says Michael Vaughan.

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1 day ago, BBC Sport, England

Curran heroics revive toiling England

The 20-year-old's fifty gave England 285 after they lost timely wickets, before the hosts were reduced to 26/1 on the opening day of the second Test

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1 day ago, CricBuzz, England

Sam Curran produces another scintillating batting display to shift the momentum in England's favour

PAUL NEWMAN IN KANDY: It says everything about the character and audacity of Sam Curran that each of the three half-centuries he has made in his short Test career has been reached with a six.

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1 day ago, Daily Mail, England

Sri Lanka v England: Jos Buttler and Sam Curran put England in promising position

Jos Buttler and Sam Curran lead England out of trouble and into a promising position on day one of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Pallekele.

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1 day ago, BBC Sport, England, Sri Lanka

England vs Sri Lanka: Sam Curran, Jos Buttler and Rory Burns drag England to strong total in their own unique ways

England vs Sri Lanka: Sam Curran, Jos Buttler and Rory Burns drag England to strong total in their own unique ways

Sri Lanka 26/1 trail England 285 by 259 runs: Curran's explosive cameo, Buttlers' sweepy innings and Burns' gritty knock helped England post a total that should be very competitive on a turning surface

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1 day ago, The Independent, England, Sri Lanka

Quiz: Name England's nine number threes since Jonathan Trott

How many of England's number three batsmen can you name since Jonathan Trott vacated the position?

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1 day ago, BBC Sport, England

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