Moeen Ali scores 155 as England take control over Sri Lanka

Chester-Le-Street (UK): Moeen Ali capitalised on poor Sri Lanka fielding with an innings of 155 not out as England established a commanding position on the second day of the second Test at the Riverside on Saturday.

Moeen Ali
Moeen Ali

Ali’s century, his second Test hundred, was the cornerstone of England’s 498 for nine declared.

At stumps, Sri Lanka were 91 for eight in reply, a deficit of 407 runs with two wickets remaining in the first innings. For England pacer Chris Woakes and Stuart Broad claimed three wickets each, while James Anderson took two wickets.

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