England win Galle Test, rout Sri Lanka 2-0: Records broken

Last updated on Jan 25, 2021, 05:15 pm
England win Galle Test, rout Sri Lanka 2-0: Records broken

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How did the match pan out?

Root

Root slammed his 19th Test ton

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Root enters the record books

Although Root fell short of his second successive double-ton, his 186-run knock also entered the records book. Root posted a score of 150+ in successive Test matches for the first time in his career (First Test: 228).

Anderson

A historic five-wicket haul for James Anderson

Leach

Leach becomes England's leading wicket-taker in Sri Lanka

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A first in Test cricket!

This is the first time in Test history that pacers took all ten wickets in one innings, and spinners in the other, for a team (England). 1st innings: Anderson (6), Wood (3), Curran (1). 2nd innings: Bess (4), Leach (4), Root (2).

Mathews

An 11th Test hundred for Mathews

Embuldeniya

Lasith Embuldeniya shines with a maiden 10-wicket haul

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