England spin their way to 211-run victory in first Test in Sri Lanka

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England wrapped up their first overseas Test victory for more than two years, downing Sri Lanka at their Galle stronghold by 211 runs with a day to spare.

There have been 13 games since the last success on foreign soil - taking in trips to Bangladesh, Australia, India and New Zealand - but England banished their travel sickness in style, led by Moeen Ali’s best match figures away from home.

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