England declared on 496 for five in reply to Sri Lanka's first innings 400, a lead of 96, on the fifth and final day of the first Test at Sophia Gardens here on Monday.
England's Ian Bell reaches 100 runs not out against Sri Lanka during day five of the first Test cricket match between England and Sri Lanka at the Swalec Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. England declared on 496 for five in reply to Sri Lanka's first innings 400, a lead of 96, on the final day of the first Test.
The declaration came immediately after Ian Bell, who finished on 103 not out, struck the boundary that took him to three figures. Eoin Morgan was unbeaten on 14. This is the first of a three-match series, with the second Test at Lord's due to start on Friday.