4.52am GMT

103rd over: England 364-4 (Root 189, Buttler 29) Asitha Fernando returns in place of Embuldeniya. He has a slip and a gully but nobody else around the bat. Buttler squirts a drive to deep backward point for a single, and then Root steers past gully for one.

4.46am GMT

102nd over: England 362-4 (Root 188, Buttler 28) England have scored at almost a run a ball this morning. I was going to do they’ve done so without breaking sweat, but that’s clearly not the case in this humidity. There are even unconfirmed rumours that Sir Alastair Cook once perspired in Sri Lanka.

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