Close of Play

  • 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
  • Woakes delight at team and personal gains

    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.

  • Robson's fifth hundred completes Lions' job

    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

  • Kerrigan starts out on path to redemption

    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.

  • Woakes and Tharanga share tons

    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

  • Woakes and Borthwick lift England Lions

    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