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England take 1st Test victory against Sri Lanka: How the players rated

Read Sport Logo By Ste Hoare of Read Sport | Slide 1 of 12: England took all ten Sri Lankan wickets on the fourth day of the first Test to claim a win – their maiden Test victory in Galle.England began the Test in poor fashion, losing five wickets before lunch on the first day, but from the moment Ben Foakes walked out at 103/5 on Day One, England dominated and thoroughly deserved their win, which came by an impressive margin of 211 runs.Joe Root’s men hadn’t won an away Test since defeating Bangladesh in 2016, so they’ll be delighted to go 1-0 up in the three-match series.Here’s how the England players rated in the Test.

England take 1st Test victory against Sri Lanka: How the players rated

England took all ten Sri Lankan wickets on the fourth day of the first Test to claim a win – their maiden Test victory in Galle. England began the Test in poor fashion, losing five wickets before lunch on the first day, but from the moment Ben Foakes walked out at 103/5 on Day One, England dominated and thoroughly deserved their win, which came by an impressive margin of 211 runs. Joe Root’s men hadn’t won an away Test since defeating Bangladesh in 2016, so they’ll be delighted to go 1-0 up in the three-match series. Here’s how the England players rated in the Test.
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