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Last Updated: Saturday, 27 May 2006, 09:58 GMT 10:58 UK
England v Sri Lanka photos

Rain at Edgbaston on day three

Morning rain on day three delays the start of play with England eager to step up the pressure exerted on day two

Spectators endure the rain at Edgbaston

With Sri Lanka still 68 runs behind at 86-4 overnight, spectators have to make do with replays on the big screen

The umpires inspect the pitch at Edgbaston

The umpires plan a resumption at 1645 BST after the weather clears and groundstaff work hard to dry the playing surface

Members of the crowd wearing wrestling fancy dress costumes at Edgbaston

While some of the Saturday crowd find other ways to entertain themselves before play finally gets underway

Matthew Hoggard appeals unsuccessfully against Michael Vandort

Michael Vandort continues to frustrate England's best efforts and reaches a patient fifty after play resumes

Andrew Flintoff fields off his own bowling

Andrew Flintoff fields off his own bowling as Vandort and Tillakaratne Dilshan close down England's lead

Tillakaratne Dilshan in action

Dilshan also reaches his fifty, with some powerful play behind square as Sri Lanka overhaul England's first-innings lead

Matthew Hoggard celebrates the wicket of Tillakaratne Dilshan

But Hoggard brings the 125-run partnership to an end, trapping Dilshan lbw and leaving Sri Lanka 40 ahead on 194-5



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