Joe Root could equal Virat Kohli’s record against Sri Lanka
The England Cricket team will expect continue its winning streak in Sri Lanka as it eyes to set two more test records.
England Skipper Joe Root is inching towards Indian Skipper Virat Kohli’s test captaincy record in Sri Lanka.
Kohli holds the record for five unbeaten test wins in Sri Lanka, while Root follows close behind with four consecutive test wins in Sri Lanka.
In the event England win the second test against Sri Lanka in Galle under the captaincy of Root, he will equal the test record held by Virat Kohli in Sri Lanka.
Meanwhile, a victory for the England team in the second test against Sri Lanka will also make it the first team to record six consecutive test wins in Sri Lanka.
England and India jointly hold the record for five consecutive test wins in Sri Lanka at present.
England has won all of its test matches played in Sri Lanka since 2012.
The second test between England and Sri Lanka, which is currently underway in Galle, will determine the England cricket team’s ability to set more test records in Sri Lanka.