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England v Sri Lanka: third Test, day two – live!

Some news for you. Poor old Nick Compton, Compo, the Compdog, has already been dropped mid-Test. Scott Borthwick is getting called up for the Pakistan series. He’s a handy enough leg-spinner is the Durham man, but its the weight of runs he’s scored this season that will see him bat at three.

Related: Scott Borthwick close to England recall after Nick Compton fails again

Morning, folks. Welcome then to day two of a Test match that is, already, more intriguing than the two that have preceded it in this series. Sri Lanka, abject until they finally put together a decent batting performance in the third knock at Durham, will feel that if they can knock off the remaining four English wickets for another 30-40 runs then a first-innings lead is within their grasp.

Standing between them and English embarrassment is Jonny Bairstow. The Yorkshireman is unbeaten on 107 overnight and, with his partner Chris Woakes the last vestige of an English batsman in the lineup, he may look to go on the attack and push this total into the “intimidating” echelons.

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