Suranga Lakmal ripped through the English top order in the opening day to have them reeling at 28 for 3.
Sri Lankan skipper Thilekeratne Dilshan made a destructive hundred to help Sri Lanka launch a major counter attack on day 2.
T.M Dilshan broke Sidath Wettimuny’s record of 190 runs at Lords before he was dismissed on 193 during the rain curtailed 3rd day’s play.
Sri Lankan wicket keeper Prasanna Jayawardena made a fighting 40 runs to help Sri Lanka get close to the English total on day 4.
Tharanga Paranavithana proved his capability once again by top scoring with 44 to help Sri Lanka draw the 2nd Test against England on day 5.