The second day of the first test between Sri Lanka and England resumed today at the Galle International Stadium.
Sri Lanka scored 318 runs in their first innings, with Mahela Jayawardana scoring 180 runs. England was bowled out for just 193 runs in their first innings.
Rangana Herath was the pick of the bowlers with 6 wickets, while Suraj Randiv obtained 2 wickets, and Welagedara as well as Suranga Lakmal got 1 wicket each.
Resuming their second innings, Sri Lanka at the end of day two, was on 84 runs for the loss of 5 wickets leading by 209 runs with 5 wickets in hand.