Close of Play

  • Sun, 25 Nov - day 1 - Sri Lanka Cricket Board President's XI 1st innings 298/9 (WRS de Silva 1*, MKDI Amerasinghe 0*, 81 ov)
  • Mon, 26 Nov - day 2 - Sri Lanka Cricket Board President's XI 2nd innings 77/8 (UWMBCA Welegedara 5*, MKDI Amerasinghe 0*, 28.4 ov)
  • Tue, 27 Nov - day 3 - England 2nd innings 247/5 (61 ov) - end of match
  • Harmison and Anderson battle for one place

    Steve Harmison is back in contention after a successful net session on Thursday

  • Vaughan confident England are ready

    Michael Vaughan believes England are ready to face Sri Lanka in the first Test at Kandy on Saturday, after their five-wicket victory over the Sri Lanka Board President's XI in Colombo

  • Lokuarachchi out for two months

    Steve Harmison's participation in the first Test at Kandy remains in severe doubt after he was sent for a scan on the back injury he sustained while bowling on the opening day of England's warm-up match in Colombo

  • England secure warm-up win

    Kevin Pietersen produced his first half-century of the tour and Alastair Cook continued his recent good form, as England wrapped up a morale-boosting victory over the Sri Lanka Board President's XI at Colombo

  • Harmison scan is clear

    Steve Harmison's participation in the first Test at Kandy remains in severe doubt after he was sent for a scan on the back injury he sustained while bowling on the opening day of England's warm-up match in Colombo

England XI 4th innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st50MP VaughanAN Cook
2nd24IR BellAN Cook
3rd65KP PietersenAN Cook
4th28OA ShahKP Pietersen
5th43OA ShahRS Bopara
6th37OA ShahMJ Prior