No-one is guaranteed to play - Strauss
- From the section Cricket
England captain Andrew Strauss says fringe players like Ravi Bopara must perform in the warm-up games to make the Test side in Sri Lanka.
Thursday sees the first of two three-day warm-up games against a Sri Lankan Board XI in Colombo, with the Test series starting in Galle on 26 March.
The England skipper adds that he feels "sympathy" for anyone involved in conflict, but is "focused on the cricket, not on the politics", ahead of a documentary highlighting Sri Lanka's war crimes.