Alastair Cook became the first English player to reach 10,000 Test match runs.
England thrashed Sri Lanka by an innings and 88 runs in the first Test at Headingley last week to go 1-0 up in the three-match series, but according to Stuart Broad, the hosts are still to hit top form
England all-rounder Ben Stokes had knee surgery, while fellow international Reece Topley learnt he will be sidelined for three months with a partial stress fracture.
Live scores and updates of day 3 of the first Test between England and Sri Lanka at Headingley.
James Anderson recorded his best Test figures at Headingley as Sri Lanka were made to follow-on on the second day of the first Test against England.
Kaushal Silva has urged Sri Lanka to fill the void left by Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara against England at Headingley on Thursday.
Stuart Broad, who has risen to number one in the world Test bowler rankings, has called South Africa quick Dale Steyn the "bowler of our generation
Uncapped English duo James Vince and Josh Ball were both named in England's 12-man squad for next week's first Test against Sri Lanka at Headingley
England, chasing 455 to pull off the highest successful run chase in test history, were 44 for no loss when rain ended play on day four of the second and final match of the series against New Zealand on Monday.
Adam Lyth upstaged his captain Alastair Cook by scoring his maiden test century to lift England to 253 for five at the close on the second day of the second test against New Zealand on Saturday.
Root struck 113 runs as England put on board a challenging 294 for seven and then bowled out the visitors for 253 in 48.4 even as India won the series 3-1 on the back of their previous victories.
Live scores and updates of 5th ODI between England and India at Headingley, Leeds.
Series already in their pocket, a rampaging India would look to keep the foot on the pedal and press for a clean sweep when they take on England in the fifth and final cricket one-dayer.