Lions ride on Root 66

James Taylor & Graeme Thorpe

James Taylor & Graeme Thorpe - Thorpe passes on some tips to the Lions skipper  

Stuart Meaker

Stuart Meaker - Meaker strikes in successive overs to bring Sri Lanka A's innings to an end on 389, following a frustrating morning for the hosts  

Joe Root

Joe Root - Root helps the Lions get off to a solid start as they look to erase a first-innings deficit of 90  

Ravi Bopara

Ravi Bopara - Bopara watches on during a second interruption for rain  

Alex Hales

Alex Hales - Hales and Joe Root take the home score past 50  

Joe Root

Joe Root - Root moves past 50 following the loss of his opening partner  

Ravi Bopara

Ravi Bopara - Bopara dashes to 25 before becoming a second victim for Sachithra Senanayake  

James Taylor

James Taylor - Captain Taylor and Craig Kieswetter counter the loss of Joe Root to add another 39 as England reach stumps on 182 for three.  

James Taylor & Graeme Thorpe Stuart Meaker Joe Root Ravi Bopara Alex Hales Joe Root Ravi Bopara James Taylor