Close of Play

  • Mon, 24 Apr - day 1 - British Universities 1st innings 13/2 (DC Shirazi 5*, DJ Wainwright 4*, 6 ov)
  • Tue, 25 Apr - day 2 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 140/4 (TT Samaraweera 82*, CK Kapugedera 40*, 37 ov)
  • Wed, 26 Apr - day 3 - British Universities 2nd innings 130/8 (56 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Jayawardene pleased with tour start

    Mahela Jayawardene, Sri Lanka's captain for the tour of England, has expressed his pleasure at his side's impressive start to the English summer

  • Tailenders deny Sri Lanka

    A ninth-wicket stand of 38 from the British Universities denied Sri Lanka a likely victory on the final day of their opening match at Fenner's

  • Samaraweera shines after top order stumbles

    Thilan Samaraweera hit an unbeaten 82 to steady Sri Lanka after they'd slipped to 38 for 4 in their second innings against British Universities. Chaminda Vaas and Nuwan Zoysa earlier took three wickets apiece

  • Sri Lanka indebted to Tharanga

    Sri Lanka opened their tour of England with a tame batting display against the British Universities, but were buoyed by an impressive and energetic hundred from Upul Tharanga