REFILE-Cricket-England beat Sri Lanka by 211 runs at Galle, take 1-0 lead
Chasing an improbable 462 for victory, Sri Lanka were all out for 250 in the final session on the penultimate day with Angelo Mathews top-scoring for the hosts with a fighting 53.
Moeen Ali was the pick of the England bowler, claiming 4-71 and finishing with a match haul of eight wickets.
The second match of the three-test series is in Kandy, starting on Wednesday, before the final contest in Colombo from Nov. 23. (Reporting by Amlan Chakraborty in New Delhi; Editing by John O'Brien)
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