December 9-13, 2007

Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Colombo

England 351 (Muralitharan 5-116) and 250 for 3 drew with Sri Lanka 548 for 9 dec (Jayawardene 195, Vandort 139)
How they were out

5th day
Bulletin - Rain helps England ease to safety
Andrew Miller - Let there be life after featherbed bore
Plays of the day - Bell's bravado and Malinga the klutz
Quotes - Jayawardene blames England for dull draw
Audio - David Lloyd: Graeme Swann should play at Galle

4th day
Bulletin - England fight but face battle to survive
Andrew Miller - Harmison shows his hunger
Plays of the day - Keeping the bounce and spirits high
Quotes - Jayawardene targets series victory
Audio - David Lloyd: Sri Lanka just delayed things

3rd day
Bulletin - Jayawardene masterclass puts Sri Lanka on top
Andrew Miller - England handed reality check
Quotes - Jayawardene leaves England floundering
Plays of the day - Mahela's home comforts
Roving reporter - Barmy Army enliven Colombo
Audio - David Lloyd: It's not happening for Monty

2nd day
Bulletin - Match in the balance after Prior fifty
Andrew Miller - Lifeless pitches killing Murali
Plays of the day - Prior's nifty footwork and Harmy's wait

1st day
Bulletin - England lose momentum after strong start
Andrew Miller - Cook keeps England in touch
Plays of the day - Cook's patience and Malinga's hostility
Quotes - Vaughan critical of Pietersen decision

Preview package
England preview - Vaughan confident England can level series
Sri Lanka preview - Jayawardene puts faith in young charges
Stats - Sri Lanka on top
News - Hoggard ruled out