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Shaminda Eranga has been required to have his action tested

Sri Lanka in England and Ireland 2016

Eranga discharged from Dublin hospital

Shaminda Eranga has been discharged from hospital in Dublin after doctors found nothing unusual in the tests they had conducted on him, the Sri Lanka team management has said

Driving through the Yorkshire Dales National Park

All good in Great Britain

Our correspondent spots the lesser spotted non-golfing cricket commentator, has fisticuffs with a machine, and gets in on some free guided tour action

Rangana Herath claimed the wicket of Chris Woakes for 66

England v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Lord's, 5th day

Mathews praise for Herath, Mendis

Sri Lanka captain, Angelo Mathews, said Kusal Mendis' batting and Rangana Herath's "all-round" performances constituted the positives from the 2-0 Test series defeat against England

Milinda Siriwardana employs some finesse

Sri Lanka in England and Ireland 2016

Siriwardana dropped from ODI squad

Spinning allrounder Milinda Siriwardana has been left out of Sri Lanka's ODI squad for the forthcoming series against Ireland and England

A Sri Lanka flag was hung from the balcony of the visiting dressing room

England v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Lord's, 4th day

Pradeep 'unlucky' to miss out on five-for

Sri Lanka coach Graham Ford said Nuwan Pradeep was unlucky to miss out on a Lord's five-wicket haul, given the quality of his bowling in the second innings

A Sri Lanka flag was hung from the balcony of the visiting dressing room

England v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Lord's, 4th day

Use technology for front-foot no-balls - Ford

Sri Lanka's coach, Graham Ford, has suggested no-ball calls be made purely via the use of technology, on a day in which his team was on the receiving end of an incorrect umpiring decision

Angelo Mathews walks off after making 3

England v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Lord's, 3rd day

Come on folks, you need to be realistic

The third day began with much hope for Sri Lanka but it ended with talk of progress being restricted to small moments

Kaushal Silva gets up onto his toes

England v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Lord's, 2nd day

Silva finds a new lease of life

Kaushal Silva had always been selected to give Sri Lanka some solidity, but it reached a stage where sometimes he solidified completely. On his return to the side he is striking the ideal balance

Angelo Mathews takes the catch to remove Moeen Ali

Eng v SL, 3rd Test, Lord's, 1st day

Déjà vu all over again

Early inroads, a dropped catch (or sometimes more than one) and then the opposition middle order leading a recovery. It's a familiar script for Sri Lanka