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Live Cricket Score: England vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test Day 2 at Headingley

Alastair Cook © Getty Images (File Photo)
Alastair Cook © Getty Images (File Photo)

Jun 21, 2014

England bowled out Sri Lanka for a score of 257 runs on the board on the first day of the second Test played at Headingley. England’s Stuart Broad achieved a hat-trick on the first day. He achieved the feat for the second time in his career. The first day also saw a slew of catches being dropped by English fielders. Catch Live scores and ball-by-ball commentary of the  England vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test here.

Actually, nobody realised the achievement. Even Broad who became the fourth bowler in history to take two hat-tricks in Test cricket, and even he didn’t realise it. Liam Plunkett took five and Sangakkara for Sri Lanka made a fifty. England’s Sam Robson and Alastair Cook then were able to negotiate the rest of the overs and put England in a strong position. Earlier, England won the toss and elected to bowl in bowler friendly conditions. Catch the live blog here.

Sri Lanka  257 (Kumar Sangakkara 79, Dinesh Chandimal 45; Liam Punkett 5 for 64, Stuart Broad 3 for 46) lead England 36 for no loss (Sam Robson 21*, Alastair Cook 14*) by 221 runs.

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