England declare on 322-6, set Sri Lanka 462 to win

England declare on 322-6, set Sri Lanka 462 to win

England declared their second innings on 322 for six wickets, setting Sri Lanka 462 runs to win the first test in Galle on Thursday.

Cricket - England v Sri Lanka
Cricket - England v Sri Lanka, First Test - Galle, Sri Lanka - November 8, 2018. England's Keaton Jennings plays a shot. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

GALLE, Sri Lanka: England declared their second innings on 322 for six wickets, setting Sri Lanka 462 runs to win the first test in Galle on Thursday.

Opener Keaton Jennings top-scored for the tourists with an unbeaten 146 and Ben Stokes made 62.

Sri Lanka bowlers Dilruwan Perera and the retiring Rangana Herath claimed two wickets each.

(Reporting by Amlan Chakraborty in New Delhi; Editing by Ed Osmond)

Source: Reuters

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