Not sad to see that though, cause it means the pitch is breaking up and turning.
I would back us to win this here on a flat track let alone one like this.
Well done to KP, like I said yesterday: coming in with no major pressure allowed him to play freely, and he delivered with an excellent innings.
Swann brings up the lead to 152 with a splendid stroke!
7 overs left in the day and Patel and Swann going nicely.
Edging us closer to that 200 lead mark, currently on 173 lead.
Swann hits a 6 and then caught.
179 lead, can Jimmy stick around to edge us to 200?
Anderson out reverse sweeping Harath!!!
Haha leave it to K....
Iv'e actually seen Jimmy smack them for 4 though....
lead of 183 is very respectable (even if Finn/Patel goes soon), very well played England today!
England bowled out for 460 and a lead of 185.
Sri Lanka got a lot of work to do to save this.
Can't see anything but a win for us.
460 all out, well played
lead of 185
Sri Lanka one over to bat? Come on Jimmy let's get a wicket before close of play
Cawww, one over. Would not like that!
Night watchman in.
That's good news because that pretty much guarantees an early wicket tomorrow.
Will get the ball rolling for us!
Well that is that for today.
We lead by 181, Happy with that.
Can't wait for tomorrow now.
Swanny you legend!
2 Wickets in the last over of the day, firmly putting England in control of the Test match now.
Okay, it's not the last over of the day.
It is now - Anderson to bowl it.
Sri Lanka close the day on 218-6, a lead of 33.
A big morning tomorrow, if England can skittle Sri Lanka out before Lunch then we should go on and win this Test match.
England will win and level the series.
Well done Swanny, now can you skittle them out and score the runs by 8:45 tomorrow?
I have to take a kayaking session from 9:00 - 14:00.
Swann with 6 wickets. Brilliant.
We need 94 to win.
Mahela Jayawardene's present tally of 345 runs in the series is second on the list of highest aggregates by a Sri Lankan batsman in a series against England and his second-highest in a two-match series.
Jayawardene became the first Sri Lankan batsman to pass 2000 runs against England. and only the third subcontinent batsman after Sunil Gavaskar and Sachin Tendulkar to score over 2000 runs against England.
Kumar Sangakkara's aggregate of 35 runs in four innings equals his lowest ever in a Test series. Previously, he had scored 35 runs against Bangladesh in 2005.
Graeme Swann, went past Jim Laker on the list of England spinners with the most four-wicket hauls. He now has 23 four-wicket hauls while the leader Derek Underwood has 30.
Swann became only the sixth spinner and 13th bowler overall to pick up four or more wickets in the game twice in a Test in Sri Lanka. Shane Warne is the only spinner to achieve the feat twice.
Since the beginning of 2009, Swann's record against left-handers is 87 wickets at 18.73. In the same period, his 85 wickets against right-handers have come at an average of 36.71.
On six occasions, Sri Lanka have played over 100 overs in a home Test in the third innings to secure a draw (twice at the P Sara Oval). The lowest target defended by Sri Lanka at home is 168 against Pakistan in 2009.
Watching the morning session highlights and Sri Lanka were riding their luck and could have been bowled out much sooner.
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