Ben Stokes and England celebrate a wicket in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka battle their way to lead

England found themselves on the back foot after day two of the second Test against Sri Lanka, 46 runs behind and facing the prospect of a nerve-racking second innings in Kandy.

Jos Buttler

Stokes, Buttler retained in IPL

England pair Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler have been retained by Rajasthan Royals for next year's Indian Premier League.

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Curran blitz gives England the edge

Sam Curran played a tone-altering, morale-raising innings from number eight as England posted 285 all out on day one of the second Test against Sri Lanka.

Ben Stokes and Joe Root

Stokes eager to bat at three

England captain Joe Root says Ben Stokes is eager to shoulder the "added responsibility" of batting in the problem position of number three.

Jos Buttler prepares for the second Test

England unchanged for Kandy Test

Ben Stokes will bat at number three in an unchanged England side for the second Test against Sri Lanka, with Jonny Bairstow overlooked despite being fit.

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Paper Talk: Roma tracking Young

Roma are looking at Ashley Young while his Manchester United team-mate Chris Smalling is wanted by Everton - all in today's newspapers.

Frodon wins in brilliant style at Cheltenham3

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Daily Nap: Steam in at Southwell

It's all-weather racing all the way for Richard Mann on Thursday with the Sporting Life Daily Nap running at Southwell.

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