Lawrence retains England place

Essex’s Dan Lawrence has retained his place in the England middle order for their second Test against Sri Lanka, in Galle.

Lawrence made an impressive start to his Test career, scoring 73 in the first innings and finishing unbeaten on 21* in the second as England won the first of the three-match series by seven wickets.

The England team to face Sri Lanka in the Second Test Match in  Galle is as follows;

Dominic Sibley

Zak Crawley

Jonathan Bairstow

Joe Root (Capt)

Dan Lawrence

Jos Buttler (WK)

Sam Curran

Dominic Bess

Jack Leach

Mark Wood

James Anderson

Brian Jeeves

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