• Ian Bell welcomed a 100th Test match.
  • He led the side onto the field for the first session, in which England opted to bowl.
  • Former England spinner Graeme Swann, in his new media role, chatted to Alastair Cook before the game.
  • James Anderson got the first wicket, getting Kaushal Silva caught behind for 13.
  • Dimuth Karunaratne found his leg stump removed by Liam Plunkett before lunch.
  • Plunkett watched in agony as Kumar Sangakkara was dropped on 27...
  • ...and he went on to make a sixth consecutive half century.
  • Plunkett did get two wickets in one over though, bagging Mahela Jayawardene and then Lahiru Thirimanne first ball.
  • Anderson removed Angelo Mathews just before tea.
  • Sri Lanka then lost four wickets in the space of one run, starting with Sangakkara, who was out for 79 to Broad.
  • Liam Plunkett then removed Dhammika Prasad for a duck.
  • Dinesh Chandimal then fell for 45, to Broad, putting him on a hat-trick across two overs.
  • Broad then bagged Shaminda Eranga to get his hat-trick, though he didn't realise it at first.
  • Plunkett took the final wicket, bagging his five-fer, to leave Sri Lanka all out for 257.
  • England were on 36 for none at stumps, with Cook on 14 and Robson on 21.

2nd Test, Day 1: Eng v SL

Ian Bell welcomed a 100th Test match.