Tillakaratne Dilshan passed the highest score by a Sri Lanka batsman at Lord’s with a superb 193 on a rain affected third day at the Home of Cricket.
Sri Lanka captain Tillakaratne Dilshan says his side came to win at Lord's and that they can build on their first innings score to put the pressure on England.
Matt Prior and Tillakaratne Dilshan both scored cavalier centuries as England and then Sri Lanka piled on the runs on day two of the npower Test at Lord's.
MCC (Marylebone Cricket Club) and ECB (England & Wales Cricket Board) have announced a new joint initiative - 'Play Hard, Play Fair and Stay in the Game' aimed at improving standards of behaviour in junior cricket.
England recovered from 22-3 to finish on 342-6 after an evenly fought opening day against Sri Lanka at Lord’s, with in-form opener Alastair Cook making 96.
England's Eoin Morgan said the resolve his side showed to recover from 22-3 against Sri Lanka is a "crucial part" of their game.
Sri Lanka skipper Tillakaratne Dilshan says his side will draw on their "good memories" of playing at Lord’s as they seek to bounce back in the second npower Test.
Alastair Cook is determined to "cash in" on his remarkable Test form when England take on Sri Lanka in the second npower Test at Lord’s.
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