Close of Play

  • Thu, 06 Aug - day 1 - India 1st innings 314/6 (AM Rahane 109*, R Ashwin 10*)
  • Fri, 07 Aug - day 2 - India 2nd innings 112/3 (CA Pujara 31*, KL Rahul 47*)
  • Sat, 08 Aug - day 3 - Sri Lanka Board President's XI 2nd innings 200/6 (54 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • 'Rohit brings flair at No. 3' - Bangar

    India's batting coach Sanjay Bangar believes Rohit Sharma has plenty to offer at No.3 despite two failures in the tour match in Colombo

  • Kaushal, Tharanga fifties in draw

    Kaushal Silva's gritty 83 not out helped Sri Lanka Board Presidents XI hold the Indians to a draw on the third and final day of the tour game after the visitors set them a target of 411

  • Fiery Ishant sets the tone

    Cheteshwar Pujara and KL Rahul rescued Indians from a shaky start after Ishant Sharma's searing opening spell saw the Sri Lanka Board President's XI bowled out for 121

  • Rahane century holds Indians together

    A smooth Ajinkya Rahane century headed up a sturdy first outing for the Indians, who withstood occasionally testing fast bowling on a green surface to post 314 for 6 on the first day in Colombo

SL Pres. XI 4th innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st14JK SilvaDM de Silva
2nd45JK SilvaHDRL Thirimanne
3rd73WU TharangaJK Silva
4th4JK SilvaTAM Siriwardana
5th4JK SilvaMDKJ Perera
6th14JK SilvaGSNFG Jayasuriya
7th46JK SilvaSS Pathirana