Venue: Headingley (in Leeds, England)
England won the toss and elected to bowl first.
Sri Lanka 257 all out (Sangakkara 79, Chandimal 45) and the recalled paceman Liam Plunkett took 5-64.
England 365 all out (young guns Robson (127) and Ballance (74) made good contributions). Angelo Matthews took 4-44.
England had a 1st innings lead of 108.
Sri Lanka 457 all out (Matthews 160, Mahela Jayawardene 79). Liam Plunkket took 4-112.
Sri Lanka recovered from 277-7 with Matthews and Herath (48,) adding 149 for the 8th wicket, and set England 350 to win (England's highest successful test run chase was 332-7 vs Australia in 1928).
England 57-5 (Robson 24, Root 6 not out). Dhammika Prasad has taken 4-15 from 6 overs and Herath has taken 1-13 from 9.2 overs.