- BATSMENRB4s6sSRlbw b Randiv20714028.16c Warnapura b Gamage011000.00lbw b Mendis831597152.20b Gamage14331042.42c †Dickwella b Chameera20353057.14c sub (GSNFG Jayasuriya) b Randiv13723216059.05lbw b Fernando9916115061.49b Randiv39624062.90not out14183077.77c & b Randiv240050.00c Karunaratne b Randiv250040.00Extras31 (b 2, lb 6, nb 10, w 13)TOTAL461 all out (130.1 Overs, RR: 3.54)Fall of wickets: 1-4 (SD Robson, 3.5 ov), 2-43 (AZ Lees, 21.5 ov), 3-78 (JWA Taylor, 32.2 ov), 4-123 (JM Bairstow, 44.3 ov), 5-172 (V Chopra, 57.5 ov), 6-369 (SG Borthwick, 107.6 ov), 7-441 (CR Woakes, 124.6 ov), 8-452 (LE Plunkett, 126.5 ov), 9-455 (SC Kerrigan, 128.1 ov), 10-461 (TS Mills, 130.1 ov)
- BATSMENRB4s6sSRc †Bairstow b Mills14922322066.81lbw b Onions11171064.70c †Bairstow b Kerrigan712139033.33c Plunkett b Kerrigan13381034.21c †Bairstow b Mills13340038.23c sub (JM Vince) b Kerrigan6100060.00c †Bairstow b Mills39754152.00lbw b Onions7191036.84c †Bairstow b Onions015000.00not out10382026.31c †Bairstow b Kerrigan7121058.33Extras13 (b 5, lb 5, nb 1, w 2)TOTAL339 all out (115.1 Overs, RR: 2.94)Fall of wickets: 1-32 (FDM Karunaratne, 5.2 ov), 2-219 (MS Warnapura, 67.6 ov), 3-254 (PBB Rajapaksa, 79.5 ov), 4-264 (WU Tharanga, 84.3 ov), 5-275 (ARS Silva, 88.2 ov), 6-275 (BMAJ Mendis, 89.2 ov), 7-292 (S Randiv, 96.3 ov), 8-299 (PLS Gamage, 100.4 ov), 9-328 (N Dickwella, 112.1 ov), 10-339 (PVD Chameera, 115.1 ov)
- BATSMENRB4s6sSRb Gamage9250136.00not out14727216054.04c †Dickwella b Randiv18561032.14b Randiv2100020.00c †Dickwella b Chameera13153086.66lbw b Randiv13442029.54not out561332042.10Extras15 (b 8, nb 3, w 4)TOTAL273/5 (92 Overs, RR: 2.96)Fall of wickets: 1-18 (AZ Lees, 6.2 ov), 2-63 (SG Borthwick, 25.2 ov), 3-82 (JWA Taylor, 29.3 ov), 4-97 (JM Bairstow, 34.2 ov), 5-123 (CR Woakes, 45.5 ov)
Hours of play (local time)
- Wed, 26 Feb - day 1 - England Lions 1st innings 302/5 (CR Woakes 84*, SG Borthwick 59*, 90 ov)
- Thu, 27 Feb - day 2 - Sri Lanka A 1st innings 166/1 (WU Tharanga 102*, MS Warnapura 47*, 47 ov)
- Fri, 28 Feb - day 3 - England Lions 2nd innings 39/1 (SD Robson 18*, SG Borthwick 10*, 15 ov)
- Sat, 1 Mar - day 4 - England Lions 2nd innings 273/5 (92 ov) - end of match
England Lions captain Chris Woakes has credited his team's preparation and their unrelenting focus on victory, for the 1-0 series win over Sri Lanka A.
Sam Robson underlined his batting potential with his fifth hundred of the winter as England Lions secured a series win against Sri Lanka A in Colombo
So highly rated in county cricket but so emphatically embarrassed in his first Test at the Oval last year, Simon Kerrigan delivered an incisive spell in Colombo that may light his path to redemption.
Sri Lanka A's hopes of levelling the series diminished on Thursday, after England Lions had added a further 159 runs, but for Upul Tharanga and Suraj Randiv, the second day brought their possible return to the tips of the Test team
A polished 83 from Varun Chopra laid the base for a busy, unbeaten 130-run stand between Chris Woakes and Scott Borthwick in the evening, as England Lions moved to a comfortable 302 for 5