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Sri Lanka vs England 1st Test live Cricket Streaming Rangana Herath is playing his final Test

Sri Lanka vs England 1st Test live Cricket Streaming Rangana Herath is playing his final Test

Only two other bowlers have achieved 100 Test wickets at the same ground - Herath's compatriot Muttiah Muralitharan who achieved it at Galle, Kandy and SSC Colombo, and England paceman James Anderson at Lord's.

The second Test against England begins on November 14 in Pallekele, so Dananjaya will be eligible to bowl in that match if selected to play.

Less than three overs later Karunaratne decided he would take the aerial route against Moeen, an ill-judged scheme that saw him club a firm return catch back at the off-spinner. I'm thankful for all those years that I have played, all the people behind me, especially team-mates, Sri Lanka Cricket, I must thank every single person who's behind me. In his last Test match, Herath picked up three wickets to end career with 433 wickets in 93 Tests.

Herath made his debut at Galle in 1999, got a hat-trick there in 2016 and is one scalp away from a century of wickets at the picturesque venue.

They were all out for 250 and Ali took four wickets for the second time in the match, ably assisted by Leach who took three and by Stokes with aggressive, chin-high seam bowling.

"It will be my first Test match without playing with Alastair".

Dhananjaya de Silva, after a confident start, was caught at first slip by skipper Joe Root off Ben Stokes in the last over of the morning session for 21. Credit to England, they outplayed us.

"People have been asking whether Bairstow should open but I believe that England should try and cement this opening partnership because they've had issues since Andrew Strauss retired", the Surrey director of cricket said. From 2011 the support from my wife, kids and my immediate family members, I really appreciate the support and without that I don't I could have got to where I am right now.

Following a positive rhythm with the white ball, England took on Sri Lanka with the red ball in Galle International Stadium, Galle.

Beginning day four on 15-0, Sri Lanka needed a solid start to prolong their battle without worrying about the enormousness of the improbable 462-run victory target.

The home team won both Tests in crushing fashion then, securing the first victory by a margin of 279 runs and the second by 199 runs.

England defeated Sri Lanka by 211 runs in the first Test at Galle on Friday.

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