Match Details

Players per side

Sri Lankans 12 ( 11 batting, 11 fielding); Bangladesh Cricket Board XI 14 ( 11 batting, 11 fielding)

Toss

Bangladesh Cricket Board XI , elected to bat first

Season

Hours of play (local time)

09.30 start, Lunch 11.30-12.10, Tea 14.10-14.30, Close 16.30

Match days

21,22,23 December 2008 (3-day match)

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee

Close of Play

  • Sun, 21 Dec - day 1 - no play
  • Mon, 22 Dec - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 36/2 (MG Vandort 17*, DPMD Jayawardene 14*, 19 ov)
  • Tue, 23 Dec - day 3 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 316 (95.3 ov) - end of match
  • Dilshan and Prasanna shine in drawn game

    After the fog which had blighted their preparation on the tour so far relented, the Sri Lankans got themselves some useful batting practice on the final day against a Bangladesh Cricket Board XI

  • BCB XI clueless against Herath

    After ruling out play on the first day fog allowed only 53.1 overs on the second, but that was enough for the Sri Lankan spinners to roll over a Bangladesh Cricket Board XI for 88 in Savar