Curran strengthens all-round credentials in KandyThe 20-year-old left-hander made 64 as England reached a respectable 285 against Sri Lanka.
Stokes eager to shoulder added responsibility at three – England captain RootThe tourists will field an unchanged XI at Pallekele Stadium.
Nov 13, 14:51
England have no qualms about facing Dananjaya after action questioned – RootThe 25-year-old was reported to the International Cricket Council after the tourists' victory in Galle.
Nov 13, 11:02
England leave out Bairstow as Stokes moves up to bat at threeBairstow has recovered from ankle ligament damage but England have named an unchanged side.
Nov 13, 10:56
Buttler: Flexible batting order a big strength for EnglandThe vice-captain is one of the players who could be promoted to number three for the second Test against Sri Lanka.
Nov 12, 10:47
England push towards victory as Sri Lankan indiscipline gives them helping handThe tourists had reduced their hosts to 98 for three at lunch.
Nov 9, 07:00
England centurion Keaton Jennings admits criticism hit him hardThe Lancashire opener struggled for form over the summer.
Nov 8, 13:35
Jennings century puts England in commanding position against Sri LankaThe left-hander's composed innings was in contrast to Ben Stokes' blistering 62.
Nov 8, 10:02
Jennings shows his mettle as England stretch lead over Sri LankaJennings was unbeaten on 60 at lunch on day three of the first Test.
Nov 8, 06:53
Watch: Kiwi pair hammers world record 43 from single one-day overJoe Carter and Brett Hampton surpassed the previous record of 39, set by Zimbabwe’s Elton Chigumbura.
Nov 7, 13:22
Leach revels in combining with childhood friend Buttler to take Perera wicketThe England internationals once played together for Somerset Under-11s.
Nov 7, 13:20
Dream day for debutant Ben Foakes as England take control in GalleFoakes reached a century, took a catch from the second ball of the innings and completed a stumping.
Nov 7, 12:03
Matt Prior says Ben Foakes has given England selection headache with debut tonJonny Bairstow is currently sidelined with injury.
Nov 7, 09:14
Ben Foakes the latest to get a century on debut for EnglandThe 25-year-old lead the England charge in Galle.
Nov 7, 05:00
Five things you may not know about England wicket-keeper Ben FoakesThe Surrey batsman starred on his Test debut.
Nov 6, 16:49
Ben Foakes reflects on ‘whirlwind’ England experience after impressing on debutFoakes reached 87 not out to anchor an innings of 321 for eight.
Nov 6, 13:55
Sri Lanka’s Herath becomes third bowler to take 100 wickets at a single groundThe left-arm spinner dismissed Joe Root in his final Test appearance.
Nov 6, 12:48
Ben Foakes stars on Test debut to lead England recoveryThe Surrey wicketkeeper will resume on 87 not out.
Nov 6, 11:59
Foakes leads England recovery in first Test against Sri LankaThe debutant made an unbeaten 49 out of a tea total of 199 for six in Galle.
Nov 6, 09:36
England struggle after opting to bat in first Test against Sri LankaOld problems haunt tourists in Galle.
Nov 6, 06:50
Joe Root hoping England can prevent Rangana Herath from retiring on a highHerath has taken 430 Test wickets for Sri Lanka.
Nov 5, 11:10
Joe Root calls for England to be brave against Sri LankaEngland have not won away from home since October 2016.
Nov 4, 22:00
England selectors are discussing three or four positions – Trevor BaylissA decision will be made on the squad on Tuesday morning ahead of the first Test against Sri Lanka.
Nov 4, 18:00
Bairstow ruled out of first Sri Lanka Test but replacement still not decidedIt is a battle between Jos Buttler and Surrey specialist Ben Foakes to don the wicketkeeper gloves in Galle.
Nov 4, 09:42
James Anderson ready to put in hard yards with EnglandThe most prolific seam bowler in Test history is now 36.
Nov 3, 18:00
Trescothick hopes new England openers do it their wayThe tourists begin a Test without Alastair Cook for the first time in 12 years when they face Sri Lanka in Galle on Tuesday.
Nov 3, 10:54
Keaton Jennings to give ‘brutal’ world of Test cricket his ‘best crack’The England opener struggled in the summer and is keen to get back amongst the runs.
Nov 2, 13:59
Jennings does most to advance England cause in warm-up gameThe Lancashire opener scored 45 against a Sri Lanka Board XI in Colombo.
Nov 2, 11:57
Jack Leach eager to prove he can ‘be the man’ for EnglandThe rain which blighted the one-day series against Sri Lanka returned to write off the opening day of England’s final Test warm-up.
Nov 1, 18:00
England frustrated by rain as play washed out in ColomboThe first day of the last warm-up game was abandoned due to a waterlogged outfield.
Nov 1, 10:12
Jos Buttler was worried after hitting Pathum Nissanka on the helmetNissanka left the field on a stretcher and went to hospital.
Oct 31, 13:12
Joe Root ton overshadowed by Pathum Nissanka injury in England warm-upNissanka, who was wearing a helmet, was struck by a powerful Jos Buttler pull.
Oct 31, 11:59
Pathum Nissanka suffers nasty injury as Ben Stokes shrugs off arm issueNissanka was stretchered off after being struck at short-leg.
Oct 31, 10:27
England all-rounder Ben Stokes suffers arm injury in warm-up clash in Sri LankaPathum Nissanka was stretchered off for the hosts.
Oct 31, 09:40
Ben Stokes retires hurt after being hit on his left arm in Test warm-upStokes walked off the field in discomfort after making 10 in 15 balls.
Oct 31, 08:46
Rory Burns impresses but Keaton Jennings fails to spark in England warm-upJennings managed just 13 runs while Burns made 47.
Oct 31, 06:50
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