Anderson, Broad rock Sri Lanka

Anderson, Broad rock Sri Lanka

Anderson, Broad rock Sri Lanka

The England pace attack ripped out Sri Lanka for 91 after Jonny Bairstow made an excellent century to put the hosts in complete control of the first Test on the second day in Leeds on Friday.

Bairstow's superb knock of 140 lifted England to 298 in their first innings before James Anderson and Stuart Broad took nine wickets between them in favourable conditions for seam bowling at Headingley.

England captain Alastair Cook enforced the follow-on and the touring side negotiated two deliveries to reach one for no wicket before bad light ended play.

Sri Lanka trail by 206 runs in the opening match of the three-Test series.

England had resumed in the morning on 171 for five and Bairstow and Alex Hales extended their sixth-wicket partnership to 141. Hales, on 86, was in sight of his maiden test century when he skied spinner Rangana Herath to deep extra cover.
Sri Lanka too made a dreadful start to their reply as experienced fast bowlers Anderson and Broad exploited the conditions superbly.

Anderson also went on to complete his 19th five-wicket haul in Tests and outstanding figures of five for 16 when he had Shaminda Eranga caught by Bairstow down the leg-side.

Score board:
England (I Innings, O/n: 171/5):
Cook c Chandimal b Shanaka    16
Hales c Chameera b Herath    86
Compton c Thirimanne b Shanaka    0
Root c Mendis b Shanaka    0
Vince c Mendis b Eranga    9
Stokes c Mathews b Pradeep    12
Bairstow c Pradeep b Chameera    140
Ali c Mendis b Chameera    0
Broad b Chameera    2
Finn st Chandimal b Herath    17
Anderson (not out)    1
Extras: (LB-8, W-4, NB-3)    15
Total (all out, 90.3 overs)    298
Fall of wickets: 1-49, 2-49, 3-51, 4-70, 5-83, 6-224, 7-231, 8-233, 9-289.
Bowling: Eranga 19-4-68-1 (2NB, 1W); Pradeep 19-7-56-1 (1W); Mathews 11-2-31-0 (1NB); Chameera 17-0-64-3 (1W); Shanaka 13-3-46-3 (1W); Herath 11.3-1-25-2
Sri Lanka (I Innings):
Karunaratne c Bairstow b Broad    0
Silva c Bairstow b Anderson    11
Mendis c Bairstow b Broad    0
Chandimal c Vince b Stokes    15
Mathews lbw b Anderson    34
Thirimanne c Finn b Broad    22
Shanaka c Bairstow b Anderson    0
Herath c Stokes b Anderson    1
Chameera c Finn b Broad    2
Eranga c Bairstow b Anderson    1
Pradeep (not out)    0
Extras: (NB-5)    5
Total: (all out, 37 overs)    91
Fall of wickets: 1-10, 2-12, 3-12, 4-43, 5-77, 6-81, 7-83, 8-90, 9-91.
Bowling: Anderson 11.4-6-16-5; Broad 10-1-21-4; Stokes 7-2-25-1; Vince 1-0-10-0; Finn 7-0-19-0.
Sri Lanka (II Innings):
Karunaratne (not out)    0
Silva (not out)    0
Extras: (LB-1)    1
Total (for no loss, 0.2 overs)    1
Bowling: Anderson 0.2-0-0-0.