Anderson, Bairstow star as England dominates Sri Lanka
LEEDS, England (AP) Jimmy Anderson put on a swing-bowling clinic after Jonny Bairstow struck his second test century to leave England in complete control of the first test against Sri Lanka at Headingley on Friday.
Playing on his home ground, wicketkeeper Bairstow hit 140 before England was dismissed for 298 after lunch on the second day.
Anderson exploited overcast conditions to take 5-16, helping bowl out Sri Lanka for 91 in 36.4 overs and becoming in the process the sixth leading wicket-taker in test history. Fellow paceman Stuart Broad had 4-21.
England enforced the follow-on, 207 runs ahead, and Sri Lanka was 1-0 when bad light stopped play.