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.
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.
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.
MCC Head Groundsman Mick Hunt is confident of a result from his first international track of the summer - tipping England to beat Sri Lanka at Lord’s.
Surrey seamer Jade Dernbach has been called up to the England squad for the second npower Test against Sri Lanka, which starts at Lord's on Friday.
Sachin Tendulkar's next attempt to score his 100th international century will be at Lord's - after he was left out of the India squad for their tour to the West Indies.
Farveez Maharoof has been called up to the Sri Lanka squad for the npower Test series with England after Nuwan Pradeep withdrew through injury.
Tillakaratne Dilshan’s Sri Lankan tourists laid down an impressive marker ahead of their Test series against England with a 38-run win over England Lions.
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