Sri Lanka v England 2007-08

December 1-5, 2007

Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, Kandy

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Sri Lanka 188 (Sangakkara 92, P Jayawardene 51, Hoggard 4-29) and 442 for 8 (Sangakkara 152, Jayasuriya 78, M Jayawardene 65) beat England 281 (Bell 83, Muralitharan 6-55) and 261 (Bell 74, Prior 63, Vaas 3-56) by 88 runs
Scorecard and ball-by-ball details
How they were out

5th day
Bulletin - Sri Lanka beat the light to secure 88-run victory
Andrew Miller - England undone by straight-faced Murali
Quotes - 'We need to press this advantage' - Jayawardene
Audio - David Lloyd: England made Sri Lanka fight hard
Plays of the day - When the sheets hit the fans
News - Spectators hurt as roof blows off
News - Hoggard doubt for second Test
Gallery - Sri Lanka take series lead

4th day
Bulletin - Sangakkara century sets up victory chance
Andrew Miller - Sangakkara senses greatness
Plays of the day - Drop-kicking Bell over the Monastery
Audio - David Lloyd: England will be disappointed
News - Pietersen will bat despite broken finger
Gallery - Sangakkara puts Sri Lanka in command

3rd day
Bulletin - Sri Lanka build lead on Murali's record day
Andrew Miller - Sides prepare for fourth-day scrap
Plays of the day - Jayasuriya's bash and Cook's klutzy misfield
Audio - David Lloyd: Murali holds the aces
News - Sanath Jayasuriya retires
Gallery - Sri Lanka build lead, Jayasuriya calls time

2nd day
Bulletin - Muralitharan on the brink of history
Andrew Miller - Bell shines amid the gloom
Plays of the day - Kandy made to wait another day
Audio - David Lloyd: Sri Lanka firm favourites
Gallery - Rain delays Murali's parade

1st day
Bulletin - England's bowlers take the honours
Andrew Miller - Relaxed Hoggard drives England
Plays of the day - Like taking Kandy from a baby
Quotes - 'We have not lost heart' - Sangakkara
Audio - David Lloyd: Hoggard, a captain's dream
Gallery - Hoggard burst puts England in control

Preview package
Preview - Vaughan keeps his cards close
Preview - Single-minded Jayawardene remains focussed
News - No hiding from the hype
News - One more year for Vaas
Stats - Murali's best home venue, but Sri Lanka's worst

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