Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Thu 30 Mar 2023 Strauss excited by England's winning in 1st Test Andrew Strauss praised his England team's ruthless winning mentality after they turned what seemed like a certain draw in the first test against Sri Lanka on Monday into a remarkable victory. England vs Sri Lanka 1st Test result: Eng thrilling win in Last Session England pulled off a dramatic victory in the first Test after Sri Lanka were bowled out for their joint fourth lowest total following four-wicket hauls from off-spinner Graeme Swann and pace bowler Chris Tremlett on Monday. England declare innings on 496-5 on the final day England declared on 496-5 on the final day of the first Test with Sri Lanka at Sophia Gardens on Monday, but a draw is almost inevitable. Trott hit 203 England 491-5 at stumps Day 5 A double century from Jonathan Trott gave England an outside chance of victory in the first Test with Sri Lanka at Sophia Gardens, helping his side to 491-5 at stumps on Sunday. Cook and Trott get hundred Set Strong Platform For England Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott scored unbeaten centuries and shared an unbroken third-wicket stand of 240-run as England closed day three of the first Test against Sri Lanka on 287 for two. Eng vs SL 1st Test Score: England 47/1 at stumps on Day 2 Prasanna Jayawardene's hundred left Sri Lanka well-placed against England on the second day of the first Test here on Friday. The wicketkeeper's 112 was the cornerstone of Sri Lanka's first innings 400, a total that appeared some way off when he came in at 159 for four. Eng vs SL 1st Test: Sri Lanka all out for 400 in Ist Innings Prasanna Jayawardene struck a brilliant century before England bowled out Sri Lanka for 400 on day two of the first Test at Sophia Gardens on Friday. Eng vs SL 1st Test Live: Sri Lanka Scored 133/2 at End of Day 1 Sri Lanka's openers, Tillakaratne Dilshan and Tharanga Paranavitana, gave their team a solid start to the first Test in Cardiff before England's bowlers hit back on a truncated day.