Draw odds-on at Lord's

  • Last Updated: June 13 2014, 19:53 BST

Sky Bet make the draw a 1/2 favourite in the first Test between England and Sri Lanka after a day of toil for the bowlers.

Joe Root returns to the pavilion after his unbeaten 200
Joe Root returns to the pavilion after his unbeaten 200

First Joe Root converted his overnight century into his first Test double as England stretched their first innings to 575-9dec before Sri Lanka eased to 140-1 in reply by stumps on day two.

England, who still have a 435-run lead to play with, are 15/8 to force a victory over the next three days, with the tourists 16s.

Kaushal Silva and Kumar Sangakkara are the overnight not out batsmen, with the former 8/13 to be next man out and the latter 6/5. Sri Lanka are 5/6 to get over 475.5 in their first innings.