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Sri Lanka have touched down in England as they look to back up their Test-series victory over Alastair Cooks side in 2014 - but can Angelo Mathews team win again? Sky Sports Dominic Cork has his doubts... This Sri Lanka team is different to the one of two years ago, with quite a lot of senior members retired or injured.Theyre led quite well by Angelo Mathews, who has had to step up with Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene and Tillakaratne Dilshan all gone. He will have to bowl, bat and captain extremely well in order to get this young Sri Lankan side to put England under pressure, though there are a couple of other players you should keep your eye on. Sri Lankas cricketers received a Buddhist blessing in Colombo before flying to England Vice-captain Dinesh Chandimal is an exciting batsman, though as a senior player, he now needs to push on a bit.Suranga Lakmal, meanwhile, has a bit of pace and Dhammika Prasad is a good bowler - he took six wickets in Sri Lankas win at Headingley in 2014.I have also known Rangana Herath for a long time, having played with him at Hampshire.Hes a terrific spinner, but will he be needed much in this series? You dont normally see too much turn at Headingley or up in Durham. Sri Lanka head coach Graham Ford is confident he will get a great idea of the stage his team are at when they face England this summer The squad as a whole has a lot of unknowns - Englands hierarchy will have to do a lot of homework on a lot of guys that they havent yet come up against, so they are going to be a test.But with the squad they have this year compared to years past, youd say England would have to play very poorly to lose a Test match, or even the series.England certainly wont take a win for granted but a few players have come into the side and dominated for them since that defeat. Cork wants to see Steve Finn in Englands bowling attack to face Sri Lanka Plus, England will have a say in what sort of wickets are prepared - Id get them as quick as possible and go in with the attack of James Anderson, Stuart Broad and Steven Finn.I think England to win the series, maybe 2-0, which would be a nice starter for what looks likely to be a great series against Pakistan later in the summer.Watch Englands three-Test series with Sri Lanka live on Sky Sports, starting with the first Test, at Headingley, from Thursday, May 19. Also See: Ford: SL must adapt quickly WATCH: Mathews confident Pundits pick England squad Live cricket on Sky Ecco Sandals Mens Sale UK . Most important, perhaps, it went off without a hitch. Organizers poked a little fun at the now-infamous opening ceremony gaffe that saw only four out of five snowflakes open up into rings, leaving the Olympics logo one ring short. Best Price ECCO Mens Yucatan Sandals 069564-50034 BLACK MOLE BLACK . -- Patrick Reed got an early start in golf. http://www.eccoukoutlet.com/ecco-soft-8-sneaker.html . MORITZ, Switzerland -- Fog prevented downhill racers from getting their Olympic dress rehearsal. Ecco Mens Boots Sale . White came in fourth place in the event. He was the two-time defending gold medallist. The gold medal went to Swiss snowboarder Iouri Podladtchikov. ECCO Roxton GTX Boots 532074-51623 BLACK COFFEE Sale UK . Oyama had six birdies and two bogeys at Kintetsu Kashikojima in the event also sanctioned by the Japan LPGA Tour. "I have been having this neck ache thats been affecting my golf recently," Oyama said. BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Car owner Rick Hendrick said injured star Dale Earnhardt Jr. looks great, but the organization will wait until the driver is 100 percent before he returns to the track.Hendrick said Saturday that Earnhardt is scheduled for a medical check next week and that will help determine if hell drive at Michigan next week. Earnhardt has missed the past four races and wont be driving at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday night.Jeff Gordon has run thee previous three races and will compete at Bristol.dddddddddddd. However, Gordon is unavailable to drive next week and if Earnhardt cant go, Alex Bowman will return to the No. 88. Bowman subbed for Earnhardt in New Hampshire last month.Earnhardt was diagnosed with a concussion from a hard crash Michigan and two wrecks at Daytona. Wholesale Stitched JerseysWholesale Jerseys Free ShippingWholesale NFL Autographed JerseysCheap Authentic JerseysCheap Jerseys From ChinaStitched NFL JerseysWholesale Nike NFL Jerseys ' ' '