Result
Tour Match, Gosforth, Jul 18 2014, Sri Lanka A tour of England and Ireland
237
(48.3/50 ov, target 238)
240/5
Sri Lanka A won by 5 wickets (with 9 balls remaining)
1y
• ESPNcricinfo staff

Pathirana stars in opening Sri Lanka A win

Sri Lanka A have opened their campaign in England with a five-wicket win over the Unicorns in a 50-over warm-up, as slow-bowling allrounder Sachith Pathirana made significant contributions in both disciplines

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Scorecard summary
Unicorns237(47.4 overs)
Sri Lanka A240/5(48.3 overs)
48.3
4
Sanderson to Prasanna, FOUR runs
48.2
4
Sanderson to Prasanna, FOUR runs
48.1
Sanderson to Prasanna, no run
end of over 487 runs
SL-A: 232/5CRR: 4.83 • RRR: 3.00 • Need 6 from 12b
Sachith Pathirana52 (65)
Seekkuge Prasanna13 (18)
Joshua Bess7-0-47-0
Ben Sanderson9-2-44-1
47.6
4
Bess to Pathirana, FOUR runs
47.5
1
Bess to Prasanna, 1 run
47.4
1
Bess to Pathirana, 1 run
47.3
Bess to Pathirana, no run
47.2
Bess to Pathirana, no run
47.1
1
Bess to Prasanna, 1 run
end of over 478 runs
SL-A: 225/5CRR: 4.78 • RRR: 4.33 • Need 13 from 18b
Sachith Pathirana47 (61)
Seekkuge Prasanna11 (16)
Ben Sanderson9-2-44-1
Joshua Bess6-0-40-0
46.6
Sanderson to Pathirana, no run
46.5
1
Sanderson to Prasanna, 1 run
46.4
4
Sanderson to Prasanna, FOUR runs
46.3
1
Sanderson to Pathirana, 1 run
46.2
Sanderson to Pathirana, no run
46.2
1w
Sanderson to Pathirana, 1 wide
46.1
1
Sanderson to Prasanna, 1 run
end of over 468 runs
SL-A: 217/5CRR: 4.71 • RRR: 5.25 • Need 21 from 24b
Sachith Pathirana46 (58)
Seekkuge Prasanna5 (13)
Joshua Bess6-0-40-0
Tom Burton2-0-18-0
45.6
4
Bess to Pathirana, FOUR runs
45.5
1
Bess to Prasanna, 1 run
Match details
Roseworth Terrace, Gosforth
TossUnicorns , elected to bat first
SeriesSri Lanka A tour of England and Ireland
Players per sideSri Lanka A 12 ( 11 batting, 11 fielding); Unicorns 11
Season2014
Hours of play (local time)10.30 start, First Session 10.30-14.00, Interval 14.00-14.45, Second Session 14.45-18.15
Match days18 July 2014 (50-over match)
Umpires
Paul Pollard
George Sharp