Sri Lanka have been so poor, they might have mistaken for harbingers of Test cricket's doom. But the maligned sport just keeps grinding along
They won in England by playing tough, bloody-minded cricket, refusing to take a backward step, on or off the pitch
We bring you super numbers from England and the Caribbean, and two that feature Alok Kapali
England have become a reactive batting side, content to respond to given field settings than to manipulate them
Sri Lanka's interim head coach Marvan Atapattu has said their Test series win in England stemmed from a dressing room in which 'everyone was honest with their opinions and was allowed to talk freely'
From Mendis to Sangakkara, a look at a few iconic batsmen who shaped Sri Lanka's cricket
When a player like Alastair Cook fronts the press so often, spinning a contrived message is the only option, especially when vulnerable
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
The ticket prices were reduced and there was the chance to watch home-grown players in the Test side. What more can Yorkshire do to woo spectators for five-day cricket?
Maybe it's a time for grand defeats. Whoever said a new era has to do with winning?
Ravi Bopara admitted he woke up feeling empty the day after England's ODI series against Sri Lanka finished.
England have decided that rest will be the best cure for the team that slipped to the first series defeat on home soil against Sri Lanka.
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
Sri Lanka's marks out of ten, for the Test series against England
Did England underestimate Sri Lanka's pace attack, or did the Sri Lankans bowl out of their skins?
England slipped to fifth place in the Test rankings after their 0-1 loss at home to Sri Lanka, who moved up one spot to sixth
Does a slump in batting form affect captaincy? "That's the million dollar question," said England's coach Peter Moores as the entrails of England's series defeat against Sri Lanka were examined
Just half an hour into a rather lovely midsummer morning, Azharullah attempted to hit Simon Kerrigan to Chorlton but only succeeded in skying the ball on the leg side to give Lancashire a huge victory
Just give him four years at the helm and be done with it
Cricket's unholy offspring tries to explain the benefits and challenges of the review system to Americans (and fails)
As Sri Lanka sought a famous victory, Joe Root's words to Angelo Mathews were a pin prick that triggered an explosion
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
Alastair Cook has acknowledged that time may not be on his side as he battles to turnaround his form after two more disappointing innings against Sri Lanka
Following their historic win at Headingley, ESPNcricinfo picks some of Sri Lanka's top Test victories