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England require 36 to beat Sri Lanka after Jack Leach shines with five wickets

  • Day four: Sri Lanka 135 and 359 all out; England 421 and 38-3
  • Jack Leach mops up tail as England close on win in first Test

The final hour of the fourth day in Galle threw up the type of drama that makes Test cricket such a bewitching sport; one of those passages of play you wish you could stick in front of the eyeballs of its money-obsessed administrators, Clockwork Orange-style, when they talk about the format’s impending demise.

Related: Sri Lanka v England: Visitors need 36 to win first Test as bad light ends day four

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