RESULT
Tour Match, Chelmsford, May 08 - 10, 2016, Sri Lanka tour of England and Ireland
254 & 42/2
412/4d

Match drawn

Angelo Mathews bowls, Essex v Sri Lankans, Tour match, 1st day, Chelmsford, May 8, 2016
Angelo Mathews bowlsGetty Images
Aaron Beard made a mark on his first-class debut, Essex v Sri Lankans, Tour match, 1st day, Chelmsford, May 8, 2016
Aaron Beard made a mark on his first-class debutGetty Images
Niroshan Dickwella drives through the off side, Essex v Sri Lankans, Tour match, 1st day, Chelmsford, May 8, 2016
Niroshan Dickwella drives through the off sideGetty Images
Kusal Mendis counterattacked after Sri Lanka lost early wickets, Essex v Sri Lankans, Tour match, 1st day, Chelmsford, May 8, 2016
Kusal Mendis counterattacked after Sri Lanka lost early wicketsGetty Images