Dan Lawrence named in England XI for second Test


Dan Lawrence has been named in the the England XI for the second Test against Sri Lanka, starting on Friday in Galle.

The Leytonstone-born batsman impressed on debut, scoring 73 and 21* and earned high praise from for Essex Head Coach Chris Silverwood and England Captain Joe Root.

England have made one change for the second Test, with James Anderson replacing Stuart Broad, who is rested.

England Test team versus Sri Lanka – second Test Galle 22-26 January:

Dominic Sibley
Zak Crawley
Jonathan Bairstow
Joe Root (captain)
Dan Lawrence
Jos Buttler (wicketkeeper)
Sam Curran
Dominic Bess
Jack Leach
Mark Wood
James Anderson