Result: England stretch lead at lunch after bowling out Sri Lanka

Englands Moeen Ali celebrates taking the wicket of Sri Lankas Kumar Sangakkara for 147 runs with Englands James Anderson during the third day of the first cricket Test match between England and Sri Lanka at Lord's cricket ground in London on June 14, 201
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England reach 27-0 at lunch on day four of the first Test against Sri Lanka at Lord's with a lead of 149.

England have reached 27-0 at lunch on day four of the first Test against Sri Lanka at Lord's, with a lead of 149.

The hosts began the day in the field needing to take three more wickets to end the tourists' first innings.

They managed to do so and concede just 36 more runs, with Angelo Mathews (102) passing his century before he was trapped lbw by Liam Plunkett.

Both James Anderson and Chris Jordan finished with three wickets apiece as Sri Lanka were removed for 453, 122 runs behind the home side's total.

Alastair Cook and Sam Robson made it through to lunch, scoring four boundaries between them as England look to build a lead.

Englands Moeen Ali celebrates taking the wicket of Sri Lankas Kumar Sangakkara for 147 runs with Englands James Anderson during the third day of the first cricket Test match between England and Sri Lanka at Lord's cricket ground in London on June 14, 201
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