Result: England secure comfortable win over Sri Lanka at Headingley

English fast bowler James Anderson celebrates after becoming the highest ever English wicket taker with 384 after taking the wicket of West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin on day five of the first cricket Test match between West Indies and England at the Sir
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England beat Sri Lanka by an innings and 88 runs at Headingley to start the three-match series in style.

James Anderson completed a 10-wicket haul as England thrashed Sri Lanka by an innings and 88 runs in three days at Headingley.

The pace bowler claimed five more wickets in Saturday's session to send the tourists packing for 119, finishing with figures of 10-45 in the first Test of the summer.

Rain delayed play for three hours, but England made no mistake when play resumed and wrapped things up soon after tea in a battle against the weather.

Kusal Mendis top-scored for an outclassed Sri Lanka side with 53, meaning no repeat victory for the Lions two years on from their last visit in 2014.

Anderson swiftly removed Nuwan Pradeep to seal the win, having earlier dismissed Dimuth Karunaratne and playing a key part in removal of Kaushal Silva.

There was to be no reprieve for Sri Lanka, who ended their second innings on 119-10 to pave the way for an easy win for England.

The second Test of the three-match series gets underway in Durham next Friday.

Mark Wood of England celebrates dismissing BJ Watling of New Zealand during day five of 1st Investec Test match between England and New Zealand at Lord's Cricket Ground on May 25, 2015
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