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England Scored 416 Runs In The First Inning Against Sri Lanka.

Jonny Bairstow scored unbeaten century, England scored 416 in the first inning against Sri lanka in the third and final cricket test at lords.

Bairstow was unbeaten on 107 with chris woakes on 23 when the stumps were drawn.

Earlier, england won the toss and elected to bat first.

Openers alastair cook and alex hales shared 56 runs stand for the first wicket.

Cook scored 85 runs with the help of nine boundaries.

After losing four wickets for 84, cook and jonny bairstow shared 80 runs stand for the fifth wicket while bairstow added another 63 runs for the sixth wicket stand with moeen ali.

Bairstow hit unbeaten 107 runs with the help of 13 boundaries.

Moeen ali made 25 while woakes scored 23 not out.

For sri lanka, suranga lakmal, nuwan pradeep and rangana herath took two wickets each.

Ptv sports is telecasting the whole series live.

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