Close of Play

  • Sat, 14 May - day 1 - Middlesex 1st innings 321/5 (DJ Malan 19*, JA Simpson 8*, 93 ov)
  • Sun, 15 May - day 2 - Middlesex 2nd innings 26/1 (AJ Strauss 19*, DM Housego 5*, 10 ov)
  • Mon, 16 May - day 3 - Sri Lankans 2nd innings 216/6 (44 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

Sri Lankans 4th innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st5HAPW JayawardeneHDRL Thirimanne
2nd55TT SamaraweeraHDRL Thirimanne
3rd45TT SamaraweeraLD Chandimal
4th32NT ParanavitanaLD Chandimal
5th44TM DilshanNT Paranavitana
6th0TM DilshanMF Maharoof
7th35HMRKB HerathMF Maharoof
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