Sri Lanka v England: Joe Root makes 168 not out as tourists build big lead

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Captain Joe Root scores an unbeaten 168 as England build a substantial lead on day two of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle.

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England cricketer
Captain Joe Root says England should have "no scars" from two successive defeats when the final Test against India starts on Thursday.
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England captain Joe Root expected seam to be a "threatening option" before spinners dominated the two-day defeat by India.
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Island country in South Asia
Kieron Pollard hits six sixes in one over off Akila Dhananjaya, who had earlier taken a hat-trick, in West Indies' T20 defeat of Sri Lanka.
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All-rounder Ben Stokes says these are the "hardest" batting conditions he has ever faced after England struggled again on day one of the final Test against..
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England's batsmen once again fail to deliver on the first day of the final Test against India in Ahmedabad.
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Opener Zak Crawley says there is "definitely a way back" for England as they chase victory in the final Test and a series draw.
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