May 26, Cardiff: The England vs Sri Lanka first test cricket match is going to be thrilling as they face each other at the SWALEC Stadium in Cardiff today.
In this test series England may struggle to dislodge the powerful batting lineup of Sri Lanka which includes Sangakarra, Jayawardene, Dilshan, Samaweera, and Paranavitana.
Head-to-head: England have won 8 matches and Sri Lanka won 6 matches out of 21 while the remaining 7 matches were draws.
England: AJ Strauss (c), AN Cook, IJL Trott, KP Pietersen, IR Bell, EJG Morgan, MJ Prior (wk), SC Broad, GP Swann, JM Anderson, CT Tremlett.
Sri Lanka: T Dilshan (c), NT Paranavitana, KC Sangakkara, DPMD Jayawardene, TT Samareewa, HAPW Jayawardene (wk), MF Maharoof, NLTC Perera, HMRKB Herath, UWMBCA Welegedara, CRD Fernando.
Umpires: BR Doctrove (West Indies) and Aleem Dar (Pakistan). Third umpire: RJ Tucker (Australia). Fourth umpire: DJ Millns (England).
England v Sri Lanka First Test
SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff
Start: Thurs May 26, 11.00 BST.
TV: Sky Sports 1
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