By Richard Gibson For Mailonline
Published: 15:23 GMT, 24 January 2021 | Updated: 15:24 GMT, 24 January 2021
Jos Buttler paid tribute to Joe Root's powers of concentration, endurance and skill after another epic innings held England's batting together in Galle.
Root, who has spent all but half an hour of the second Test on the field, repelled everything that Sri Lanka threw at him with the ball and fought off sapping temperatures, attacks of cramp and back spasms in a marathon effort of 186 that was only terminated by a stunning run-out by Oshada Fernando from short leg in the final over of the third day.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
It continued the 30-year-old's brilliant 228 on the same ground last week and helped his side to within 42 runs of the hosts' 381 with one wicket standing.
Jos Buttler hailed Joe Root's batting in the first innings of the second Test as a 'masterclass'
Root continued his stunning form in Galle after a brilliant 228 on the same ground last week
'It was a masterclass in