Sam Robson scored 142 as England Lions reached 291-4 in reply to Sri Lanka A's 289 on day two in Dambulla.
James Taylor is hoping to give the England selectors "one final reminder" in the Yorkshire Bank 40 final on Saturday.
James Taylor followed his England call-up with a century as Sussex and Australia played out a draw at Hove.
James Taylor refused to get carried away despite being called into the England squad for the third Ashes Test.
England have called up James Taylor, Monty Panesar and Chris Tremlett for the third Ashes Test at Old Trafford.
James Taylor did his Ashes hopes no harm with 64 not out for Sussex on day two of their tour match against Australia.
England will announce their squad for the third Test against Australia on Sunday morning.
Mick Newell told Sky Sports batsman James Taylor has improved since making his Test debut for England last summer.
David Hussey says his Nottinghamshire team mate James Taylor is ready for Ashes duty.
England hopeful James Taylor has been named in the Sussex team to face Australia in their tour match at Hove.
James Taylor led Nottinghamshire to a four-wicket win over the Netherlands, their seventh straight YB40 victory.
Durham reached 34-1 in reply to Notts' 320 on day one at Trent Bridge as Graeme Swann returned from elbow surgery.
Andy Flower insists the door has not been closed on Ravi Bopara's Test future despite his unexpected absence for personal reasons.
James Taylor is desperate to seize his opportunity after being called into England's squad for the second Test against South Africa.
We look at James Taylor's career to-date following his call-up to the England Test squad to face South Africa.
Notts director of cricket Mick Newell believes James Taylor's Test call-up is just reward for his county performances this season.
James Taylor is in line for his Test debut after Ravi Bopara made himself unavailable to face South Africa at Headingley.
James Taylor helped guide the Nottinghamshire Outlaws to a six-wicket win over the Hampshire Royals at Trent Bridge on Tuesday.
James Taylor's hundred put the England Lions in charge against West Indies, and did his own international aspirations no harm either.
Captain James Taylor's hundred put England Lions in control against West Indies on day two at Northampton on Friday.
Andrew Strauss says the 50-over format has showcased the best of young English talent.
Full-on Yorkshire are the pride of the County Championship, says David Lloyd, and deservedly so.
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