result
2nd Investec Test, Chester-le-Street, May 27 - 30 2016, Sri Lanka tour of England and Ireland
(target 79)498/9d & 80/1
(f/o) 101 & 475
England won by 9 wickets
Player Of The Match
3/36 & 5/58
james-anderson
Day 4
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England's guardian joins 10K club
5yMark Nicholas
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Cook: Numbers that speak of patience and grit
5yShiva Jayaraman
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Chandimal helps SL reclaim their identity
5yAndrew Fidel Fernando at Chester-le-Street
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Sri Lanka, slow pitch sound familiar warning
5yGeorge Dobell at Chester-le-Street
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Cook's 10k, Anderson's 450, Sri Lanka's four defeats in a row
5yBharath Seervi
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Cook crosses 10,000 Test runs mark
5yESPNcricinfo staff
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Chandimal makes England work for victory
5yESPNcricinfo staff
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Landmark Cook secures win after Chandimal's defiant century
5yThe Report by Andrew McGlashan
Day 3
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And on the third day, Test cricket rose again
5yJarrod Kimber at Chester-le-Street
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Mathews' third fifty in six follow-ons
5yShiva Jayaraman and Bharath Seervi
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Sri Lanka battle in the follow-on
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Sri Lanka's batsmen find their fight
5yThe Report by Andrew McGlashan
Day 2
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Sri Lanka find their fight ... and their off stumps
5yAndrew Fidel Fernando at Chester-le-Street
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Finn struggles for rhythm but deserves to be given a break
5yGeorge Dobell at Chester-le-Street
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Carefree Moeen finds his flow again
5yGeorge Dobell at Chester-le-Street
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Everyman Herath waddles into history
5yAndrew Fidel Fernando at Chester-le-Street
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Leaden Mathews leads SL nowhere
5yJarrod Kimber at Chester-le-Street
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Moeen's hundreds at No.7 and Herath's 300th scalp
5yBharath Seervi
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Moeen hits century as Sri Lanka wilt
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Sri Lanka fold again after Moeen's unbeaten century
5yThe Report by Andrew McGlashan
Day 1
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Time running out for nervy Compton
5yGeorge Dobell at Chester-le-Street
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For once, SL avoid being caught cold
5yAndrew Fidel Fernando at Chester-le-Street
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Stance and style set England batsmen apart
5yMark Nicholas
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Root's impressive conversion rate
5yShiva Jayaraman
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Hales, Root set England agenda
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Hales and Root underpin England but catching lifts Sri Lanka
5yThe Report by Andrew McGlashan
Others
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England v Sri Lanka, 2016
4yAndrew Fidel Fernando
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The summer stats quiz (aka the England-Sri Lanka numbers you don't know)
5yAndy Zaltzman
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Shaminda Eranga reported for suspect action
5yESPNcricinfo staff
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Northern challenge set to give Sri Lanka the shivers
5yThe Preview by Andrew Miller
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Cook believes Woakes can fill Stokes void
5yGeorge Dobell at Chester-le-Street
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Mathews hopes Sri Lanka warm to their task
5yAndrew Fidel Fernando at Chester-le-Street