Jonathan Bairstow scored 167 not out from 251 balls in the first
innings of the match, which was his third century, second against Sri Lanka, see Performances by Opponent at All Grounds, second in England,
and first at Lords. See Performances in England. The innings was the second highest by an
England wicket keeper. See Wicket Keepers Scoring a Century. Jonathan Bairstow has now
scored 1,559 runs at an average of 39.97, see England Players Scoring 1000 Career Runs, and is
the leading run scorer in the 2016 calendar year, with 594 runs at an average of 118.8.
s Scoring Most Runs in 2016 .
Dinesh Chandimal scored 19 runs in the first innings of the match,
and took his aggregate to 2,007 runs, and he became the fifteenth Sri Lankan player to
reach the 2,000 runs milestone. see Sri Lankan Players Scoring 2000 Career Runs.
England drew with Sri Lanka at Lords, and have now won 7, lost 3,
and drawn 7 of the 17 matches against Sri Lanka in England, see England v Sri Lanka, and won 2, and drawn 6 of the
8 matches played against Sri Lanka at Lords. See England v Sri Lanka at Lords. England
won the series 2-0, and have now won 5, lost 2, and drawn 2 of the 9 series played against
Sri Lanka in England. See Test Series for England Versus Sri Lanka at Home .