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Alex Hales works through the leg side

England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chester-le-Street, 1st day

For once, SL avoid being caught cold

The icy conditions may have had Sri Lanka supporters fearing the worst but this was a glorious day of competence in the field by Angel Mathews' side

The Sri Lankans stay wrapped up

England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chester-le-Street

Mathews hopes Sri Lanka warm to their task

Two days out from the Test, with thick grey clouds overhead and the wind whistling in from the north east, Sri Lanka trained in the coldest temperatures many of the team had experienced

From left to right: Anne, Emily and Charlotte Brontë in a portrait by their brother Branwell

Sri Lanka in England 2016

Ice-cold in Brontë country

Never mind Fred, Brian and Geoffrey, you can learn plenty about Yorkshire character from Emily, Charlotte and Anne

Kusal Mendis lofts down the ground

Sri Lanka in England 2016

Mendis grateful for English league experience

There was no long apprenticeship at the fringes of the Test side for Kusal Mendis. There were no tours with the A team, or leadership positions in his club side

Dinesh Chandimal dragged into his stumps

Sri Lanka in England 2016

Chandimal insists Sri Lanka still have belief

Despite a year in which Sri Lanka have lost 11 of 14 completed T20s and now been defeated inside three days in a Test, "one or two wins" could reverse fortunes, Dinesh Chandimal said

Stuart Broad claimed the key scalp of Angelo Mathews

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Headingley, 3rd day

Poor batting led to 'humiliating' defeat - Mathews

A failure to leave the ball decisively paved the road to an 'embarrassing' and 'humiliating' innings-defeat at Headingley, Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews said

Stuart Broad claimed the key scalp of Angelo Mathews

Englad v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Headingley, 3rd day

Mendis' royal flourish the only small solace

The No. 3's belief was something that eluded his team-mates over the four sessions which contained Sri Lanka's two farcical innings

Lahiru Thirimanne rapidly ran out of partners

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Headingley, 2nd day

Sri Lanka's worst fears

Since the retirement of Sri Lanka's big two batsmen there has been a lot of talk about what the new-look line-up needs to do, but the end product has been harder to find