Close of Play

  • Wed, 12 Feb - day 1 - England Lions 1st innings 299/9 (G Onions 16*, TS Mills 1*, 86 ov)
  • Thu, 13 Feb - day 2 - England Lions 2nd innings 105/4 (LE Plunkett 6*, MM Ali 12*, 32 ov)
  • Fri, 14 Feb - day 3 - Sri Lanka A 2nd innings 164/5 (MS Warnapura 49*, HIA Jayaratne 21*, 41 ov)
  • Sat, 15 Feb - day 4 - Sri Lanka A 2nd innings 311 (96.4 ov) - end of match
  • Warnapura reasserts family name

    Madawa Warnapura, the son of Sri Lanka's first Test captain Bandula Warnapura, reminded England of the family name they had first encountered more than 30 years ago with a stubborn century which delayed the Lions' victory on the final day

  • Woakes forgoes century in victory hunt

    Chris Woakes declared England Lions' innings to chase victory against Sri Lanka A in Pallekele and ended his chances of another century in the process

  • Moeen's grace adorns Lions' wasteful day

    England were hoping to find something a little different from their next generation but as well as Moeen Ali played the way England Lions collapsed after tea in Pallekele revealed similar flaws

  • Woakes puts Lions in firm control

    Chris Woakes was dropped from the one-day team, had a modest Test debut and did not make the Ashes cut. But as captain of England Lions he reminded the selectors of his ability in Kandy

  • England's future goes on display

    As the majority of English cricket supporters mourn the loss of Kevin Pietersen a group of players who are actually available are about to begin perhaps the most important series of their careers