England captain Alastair Cook has found an unlikely supporter in former India skipper Sourav Ganguly, who believes the rest of the squad have failed to back their leader up when required.
Captain Angelo Mathews isn't likely to bowl a lot, come Sri Lanka's second and final Test against South Africa, which will get underway in Galle on Thursday.
Opportunity will knock for South Africa to reclaim the number one berth in the International Cricket Council's Test rankings at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground this week.
Sri Lanka fast bowler Suranga Lakmal is eager to build on the relative success gathered during last week's series opener against South Africa in Galle, when the second and final Test gets underway in Colombo on Thursday.
Coach Peter Moores has suggested England are suffering severe side effects in the wake of a heavy five-nil Test series loss at the hands of Australia earlier this year.