SL crumble to spin after maiden Foakes century: 1st Test, Day 2 (Galle)

Debutant Ben Foakes completed his century as England bowled out Sri Lanka to take control.

Wicket keeper Foakes reached his maiden Test century (107) as England added 21 to their overnight total to post 342.

Spin trio Moeen Ali (4-66) and Adil Rashid and Jack Leach with 2 wickets each bowled out Sri Lanka for 203 in 68 overs.

England reached 38-0 at the close, 177 runs ahead.

England 342 (Foakes 107, Dilruwan 5-75) and 38 for 0 (Jennings 26*, Burns 11*) lead Sri Lanka 203 (Mathews 52, Moeen 4-66) by 177 runs.

Nov 2018.

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