Close of Play

  • Thu, 03 Dec - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 97/5 (FDM Karunaratne 49*, TAM Siriwardana 1*, 40 ov)
  • Fri, 04 Dec - day 2 - New Zealand Board President's XI 1st innings 288/7 (S Hicks 33*, TG Johnston 6*, 69 ov)
  • Sat, 05 Dec - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 226/6 (71 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Uncapped Fernando to replace injured Prasad

    Uncapped left-arm seamer Vishwa Fernando has been named as a replacement for the injured Dhammika Prasad in Sri Lanka's Test squad for the two-match series in New Zealand

  • Jayasundera fifty adds to his hopes of Test debut

    The Sri Lankans' bowlers let the NZC President's XI's eighth-wicket partnership plunder 124 runs, but batted marginally better than in the first innings to secure a draw in the three-day warm up game in Queenstown

  • Chameera takes three as NZ BP XI openers shine

    Fast bowler Dushmantha Chameera's 3 for 52 and opener Dimuth Karunaratne's 93 were the highlights in another modest day for the Sri Lankans in their three-day tour match in Queenstown

  • Sri Lankans make shaky beginning in tour game

    The Sri Lankans' top order made a shaky start to their tour of New Zealand, losing five wickets for 97 on the rain-curtailed first day of their practice match against the NZC President's XI