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Eng vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test Day 2: England enforce follow-on after bowling out Sri Lanka for 91

England enforce follow-on after bowling out Sri Lanka for 91 in the first innings, taking a lead of 207 runs.

By: Express Web Desk |
Updated: May 20, 2016 11:42:50 pm
James Anderson took 5 wickets in first innings. (Source: Reuters)

Jonny Bairstow scored 140 and England posted 298 in the first innings. James Anderson and Stuart Broad then took 5 and 4 wickets respectively to bowl out Sri Lanka for 91. Following on, Sri Lanka were 1/0 at stumps on Day 2

Scorecard: England vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 2 (Click here)

As it happened

2307 hrs IST: Play has been abandoned on Day 2. Sri Lanka are still 206 runs behind and England in control

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2300 hrs IST: Bad light has stopped play in Headingley! Sri Lanka are 1/0

2255 hrs IST: Sri Lanka openers come out in the middle and Anderson is once again roaring to go at them

2245 hrs IST: James Anderson takes a five-for and Stuart Broad takes 4 wickets as Sri Lanka are 91 all out. England enforce follow-on

2212 hrs IST: WICKET! Herath now. Anderson is on a roll. Caught at slips

2158 hrs IST: WICKET! Anderson again! Thirimanne nicks, Bairstow does the rest behind the stumps!

2150 hrs IST: WICKET! Anderson gets Mathews! Playing for the outswing but Mathews gets the inswing. LBW

2137 hrs IST: Sri Lanka are moving slowly but steadily towards the three-figure mark. Mathews and Thirimanne at the crease

2124 hrs IST: 21 overs done and Sri Lanka are 59/4

2105 hrs IST: Sri Lanka are slowly trying to rebuild the innings. Mathews the main man

2054 hrs IST: Bad light stops play in Headlingley

2050 hrs IST: WICKET! First ball after Tea and Chandimal is caught at third slip. Stokes gets the wicket

2025 hrs IST: Tea in Headlingley and Sri Lanka are 43/3, still 255 runs behind England

2015 hrs IST: Sri Lanka slow in scoring runs. Only 2 runs in last 4 overs

2000 hrs IST: Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews has his task cut out in Headlingley – to save his team

1941 hrs IST: Gone! Make it 12/3 as Broad gets Mendis. Perfect ball just swinging away and Mendis edges it to the keeper

1937 hrs IST: Now Anderson strikes! Silva is surprised by the short ball. Sri Lanka 12/2

1930 hrs IST: Broad strikes! Kuranaratne is caught behind. England draw first blood

1900 hrs IST: Steven Finn is stumped. Herath has 299 Test wickets. England 298 all out

1856 hrs IST: WICKET! Jonny Bairstow’s brilliant innings of 140 comes to an end. Skies it and he is caught at mid-on. England 289/9

1845 hrs IST: Sri Lanka review agianst Bairstow. Full ball, hits him on the shoes. Only problem is that it pitched outside-leg

1835 hrs IST: 50 stand up for Finn and Bairstow off just 67 balls. England past 280 now

1825 hrs IST: Bairstow and Finn have added some quick runs and England are past 260

1810 hrs IST: Jonny Bairstow and Steven Finn are facing the new ball taken by Sri Lanka

1730 hrs IST: Lunch on Day 2! England are 243/8 as Bairstow is unbeaten on 103. Finn with him

1717 hrs IST: HUNDRED for Bairstow! Pushes it on the off-side and the fielder tries a direct at the non-striker’s end to run-out Finn. But that is overthrows and Bairstow runs two! That is his second Test ton

1712 hrs IST: Jonny Bairstow is on 98 with only 2 wickets left

1709 hrs IST: GONE! Chameera strikes again! Board is bowled. England collapsing before Lunch

1704 hrs IST: WICKET! Moeen Ali is gone! He tries to play the ball on the on side but it hits the pads and caught at short-leg. Chameera the bowler. England 231/7

1655 hrs IST: Moeen Ali is the new man in for England and Sri Lanka are back in the business

1650 hrs IST: WICKET! Rangana Hearth has broken the partnership! Hales is caught at sweeper cover. He is out for 68 off 206 balls

1640 hrs IST: Dropped! Hales chases a wide bowl and it takes the edge but dropped at second slip

1630 hrs IST: Both batsmen into the eighties now and England over 200. Five wickets down

1615 hrs IST: A dropped chance for Hales. He survives and England continue to charge

1600 hrs IST: Bairstow has moved ahead of Hales in terms of strike rate

1545 hrs IST: Bairstow and Hales slowly moving England out of danger and it has been risk free so far

1530 hrs IST: England’s Jonny Bairstow (54) and Alex Hales (71) out in the middle. Nuwan Pradeep to start for Sri Lanka.

Day 1 recap

Hales, Bairstow revive England

Live Cricket Score, live score cricket, cricket live score, england vs sri lanka live, live eng vs sl, eng vs sl live, live eng vs sl, england sri lanka live, eng vs 1st Test Day 1 live score, eng vs sri lanka 1st test live score, eng vs sl 1st test match live score, england sri lanka 1st Test live score, england sri lanka Test live score, 1st Test england sri lanka, england sri lanka live streaming, live streaming Alex Hales and Jonny Bairstow shared an unbeaten stand of 88 runs on day 1 against Sri Lanka. (Source: Reuters)

Alex Hales and Jonny Bairstow led England’s recovery from a poor start as the hosts reached 171 for five before rain ended the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Leeds on Thursday.

Hales and Bairstow shared an unbroken sixth-wicket partnership of 88 to revive the hosts, who collapsed to 83 for five after Sri Lanka seam bowler Dasun Shanaka picked up three quick wickets on his debut.

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