Close of Play

  • Sun, 21 Dec - day 1 - New Zealand Chairman's XI 1st innings 37/3 (JD Hickey 14*, MJ Taylor 7*, 14 ov)
  • Mon, 22 Dec - day 2 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 261/8d (62.2 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Sri Lankans struggle on seamers' day

    Sri Lankans were reduced to 173 for 9 on their first day of competitive cricket in New Zealand, but had struck back through their own seamers before the close of play, in the two-day warm-up encounter in Queenstown

  • Rookie SL bowlers shine in drawn match

    Sri Lankan's rookie offspinner and seamer were the major movers and shakers on the second and final day of the drawn warm-up match in Queenstown, as they claimed three wickets apiece to help reduce the New Zealand Chairman's XI to 125 all out