Close of Play

  • Thu, 21 Dec - day 1 - no play
  • Fri, 22 Dec - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 257/8 (DNT Zoysa 24*, GP Wickramasinghe 4*, 64.2 ov)
  • Sat, 23 Dec - day 3 - Natal 1st innings 299/5 (84.3 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Gloomy ending to Lankan tour match

    As might have been expected ever since the whole of the first day was lost to rain Sri Lanka's three-day match against KwaZulu-Natal at The Oval in Pietermaritzburg fizzled out to a tame draw on Saturday

  • Sri Lankan batting gives cause for concern

    Another abbreviated day for Sanath Jayasuriya's Sri Lankans and another day of frustration for the tourists' senior batsmen as time starts to run out ahead of the first Test match against South Africa at Kingsmead on Boxing Day