Mark Nicholas, Matt Prior and Darren Gough look back on the opening day of England's second Test against Sri Lanka. The guys are joined by Sam Curran, whose last-wicket stand of 60 helped the tourists to 285 all out in Pallekele. The hosts go into da
Sri Lanka vs England: Sam Curran and Jos Buttler lift tourists out of trouble on opening day of second Test
Sam Curran and Jos Buttler dug England out of a hole as the tourists posted 285 all out on day one of the second Test against Sri Lanka. England had slumped to 89 for four before Buttler struck an inventive 63 off just 67 balls and Curran thrashed an
Sri Lanka vs England: Jos Buttler out after quick-fire half century in Kandy – live scorecard and second Test match stats
England are bidding to wrap up another series win in Sri Lanka with victory in the second Test. After triumphing in the ODI series and one-off T20, the tourists won the first of their three Test matches in empathic style, by 211 runs with a day to sp
JOE ROOT is waiting to discover which big cricket name will be his new boss. Applications to replace Andrew Strauss as director of England cricket close on Friday. And Root, whose dream is to elevate the Test team from No3 to No1 in the world, wants
Jon Norman and Jarrod Kimber look back at a thumping (ahem, last ball) win over the Barmy Army in Kandy. They also discuss why England are going in unchanged in the second Test, meet a couple of monkeys while climbing a big hill, and hear from Englan
Sri Lanka vs England: Ben Stokes to bat at number three as tourists name unchanged team for second Test
Ben Stokes has been promoted to number three in the batting order as England name an unchanged team for the second Test against Sri Lanka. The tourists have kept faith with the XI that saw them take a 1-0 series lead in Galle last week, with Jonny Ba
England vs Sri Lanka: Ben Stokes to bat at three in second Test as Jonny Bairstow misses out on recall
England cricket team vs Sri Lanka: Ben Foakes to retain his place after impressive debut, says Joe Root
Joe Root will step up the evolution of his England team against Sri Lanka when Ben Foakes is handed the chance to establish himself as the first-choice wicketkeeper and Jos Buttler is promoted to No 3 in the batting order.
Jon Norman and Gareth Batty take a romantic stroll around Kandy Lake as they try and fathom what XI England will go with on Wednesday in the 2nd Test match. Jos Buttler explains how it feels to be seen as England's third choice wicketkeeper and Sam E
Jos Buttler insists he has no problem with Ben Foakes keeping wicket for England: ‘I'm just happy to be in the team'
Jos Buttler insists he is just happy to be playing Test cricket despite being replaced as back-up wicket-keeper by the impressive Ben Foakes. In the absence of the injured Jonny Bairstow, Foakes donned the gloves instead of England's original number-
Ireland vs New Zealand: Steve Hansen relishing Test that will prove who is the best team in the world
GREAT Britain are set to face a Tonga-lashing in their first Test in 12 years. For SunSport can reveal the reborn Lions are believed to be kicking off the 2019 tour Down Under against the new international powerhouse. Two Tests against New Zealand wi
New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen 'convinced' Conor Murray will return to Ireland XV ahead of Test with All Blacks
New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has raised the stakes ahead of Saturday’s clash between Ireland and the All Blacks by declaring that “whoever wins will be the best team in the world, regardless of [world] rankings”.
England vs Sri Lanka: Sam Curran on learning from James Anderson, his future plans and touring at 20
Jon Norman and Jarrod Kimber consider the permutations ahead of the second Test, get disturbed by a monitor lizard, a hotel owner and two tuk-tuk drivers, and discuss everything from Gandhi to Banksy.
Sri Lanka in turmoil for second Test with captain injured, spinner's bowling action reported and team manager resignation
SRI Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya has been reported for a suspect bowling action. The 25-year-old will be scrutinised after umpires queried the legality of his action as he took two England wickets in the First Test in Galle. Dananjaya was reported b
Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya has been reported for a suspect bowling action following the first Test against England, while captain Dinesh Chandimal has been ruled out for the rest of the series. Dananjaya bowled 38.5 overs in the tourists' 211-