England left with decisions to make after final warm-up match in Sri Lanka

• Keaton Jennings makes 43 in bid to retain Test place
• Joe Denly and Ollie Pope both out for second-ball ducks

And so to Galle with the England team divided into three parts. There is a small group with practically no chance of playing in the first Test on Tuesday, a bigger band of players who may play and a larger one still who are definitely in the Test team.

In the first group Ollie Pope and Olly Stone reside, the tour rookies who played on Friday in the 50-over match against the Board XI at the Colombo Cricket Club. There were no runs for Pope, who endured a two-ball duck; Stones bowled with zest and took a wicket but will have to wait a little longer for his debut. In Galle, this pair will be in their yellow bibs racing on to the field bringing much-needed drinks and the statutory encouragements.

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