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SL's seam attack, and NZ's wicketkeeper

Sri Lanka's seamers took 17 wickets at Headingley, their best haul in a Test outside Asia, while BJ Watling is proving to be a huge asset with the bat for New Zealand

A magic evening: Dhammika Prasad enjoyed the best spell of his career

Sri Lanka in England 2014

Batting offers promise but captain concerns

A new-look England side came within one wicket of winning at Lord's and two balls of salvaging a drawn series at Headingley, but while there were promising signs there also remain significant worries

Liam Plunkett's celebrations were in full force

England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Investec Test, Headingley, 5th day

The tale of two balls, one winner and a piece of history

With two balls remaining at Lord's, Nuwan Pradeep was saved by an inside edge (and the DRS). A little over a week later, with two balls remaining at Leeds, James Anderson fended a bouncer to decide the series

The penultimate ball of the Test flies off James Anderson's bat

England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Investec Test, Headingley, 5th day

The pearl and the bank clerk

The stories of Shaminda Eranga and Rangana Herath sum up the Sri Lanka team, an under-prepared, under-financed group who refused to be beaten by England

Shaminda Eranga (right) took the series-winning wicket