Kaushal Silva

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England batsman Joe Root is caught and bowled by Sri Lanka bowler Malinda Pushpakumara during day three of the third Test match  at Sinhalese Sports Club  in Colombo. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Day 3 close: England 336 & 230 lead Sri Lanka 240 & 53-4 by 274 runs In their sights is England’s first overseas whitewash in a three-match s(...)

Sri Lanka’s Rangana Herath is run out by  Ben Foakes to seal England’s first Test win over Sri Lanka. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty

First Test, Galle. England 342 & 322 - 6 declared (93.0 overs) beat Sri Lanka 203 & 250 all out (85.1 overs) by 211 runs England wrapped up t(...)

 England captain Alastair Cook raises his bat after reaching 10,000 Test runs during day four of the second Test against Sri Lanka at  Chester-le-Street. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

England won the second Test in Durham on Monday and with it the three-match series, just as they had promised to do since bowling Sri Lanka out for 10(...)

Sri Lanka’s Dimuth Karunaratne (R) exchanges his bat on the third day of the second test cricket match between England and Sri Lanka at the Riverside in Chester Le Street, north east England on Sunday. Photograph: Scott Heppel/AFP

England moved towards victory in the second Test against Sri Lanka whose batsmen showed sufficient resolve on Sunday to push the game into a fourth da(...)

England’s Jonny Bairstow celebrates after reaching his hundred in the Test match against Sri Lanka at Headingley in Leeds. Photograph: Getty Images

Jonny Bairstow’s second Test century, and two unstoppable spells from James Anderson, put England in total control against Sri Lanka at Headingley. T(...)

Kumar Sangakkara of Sri Lanka celebrates reaching his century with teammate Mahela Jayawardena during day three of the first  Test against England  at Lord’s. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Kumar Sangakkara addressed one glaring omission on his outstanding CV by making his first Test hundred at Lord’s on a day of predictably hard grind f(...)