LEEDS, England (AP) James Anderson carved through Sri Lanka again on Saturday as England won the first test by an innings and 88 runs inside three days.
The seam bowler had 5-29 as Sri Lanka collapsed to 119 all out in its second innings soon after tea. Anderson picked up 5-16 as Sri Lanka was bowled out for 91 in its first innings on Friday, ending with 10-45 overall. England made 298 after being asked to bat first.
With Anderson again rampant in swinging and seaming conditions at Headingley, only Kusal Mendis with 53 offered any resistance.
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Even with a significant amount of time lost to rain, England sealed a convincing win to start the three-match series.
The only downside for England was a knee injury to allrounder Ben Stokes.