The home team knocked off a ten-wicket victory in just 33.3 overs after Sri Lanka A had been restricted thanks to a top-order collapse
Apart from the allrounder's second-innings performances, KS Bharat and Anmolpreet Singh contributed heavily with the bat
The visitors clinched the second one-dayer by 67 runs on the back of the allrounder's maiden List A hundred, levelling the three-match series 1-1
Karunaratne, who was ruled out of the ongoing tour of the West Indies with a broken finger, will return to action with the Sri Lanka A squad, which also features Dasun Shanaka, Lahiru Thirimanne and Lakshan Sandakan
Ben Duckett and Daniel Bell-Drummond smashed their way into the record books with the second-highest List A partnership in the world as England Lions cruised to a 140 run win over Sri Lanka A at Canterbury
To many observers, the England Lions top six contesting the Royal London triangular series against Sri Lanka A and New Zealand A loses little in comparison with the senior side
England Lions started off their Triangular Series with New Zealand and Sri Lanka with the sort of win that suggests, for all the sniping, the domestic game is in good order.
So highly rated in county cricket but so emphatically embarrassed in his first Test at the Oval last year, Simon Kerrigan delivered an incisive spell in Colombo that may light his path to redemption.
England Lions have arrived in Sri Lanka's northern-most cricketing outpost hoping to wrap up the unofficial Test series
Chris Woakes was dropped from the one-day team, had a modest Test debut and did not make the Ashes cut. But as captain of England Lions he reminded the selectors of his ability in Kandy
Chris Woakes, the Warwickshire allrounder who made his Test debut at the Oval in August, has been named captain of England Lions for the tour of Sri Lanka in February.
As England were spinning to defeat in the third Test against Pakistan, the next generation had just secured an encouraging victory on the subcontinent
England Lions' winter tour continues to Sri Lanka with a five-match one-day series against Sri Lanka A beginning on January 27. After losing 3-2 to Bangladesh A the Lions have made four changes to the squad.
Sri Lanka A edged a high-scoring day at Trent Bridge, chasing down a rain-reduced target of 272 with five wickets to spare to beat Nottinghamshire
James Taylor pushed his claims for a place in next week's third Test squad by making 98 in the drawn match with Sri Lanka A at Scarborough
A 98-run opening stand and a composed half-century from England Lions opener Joe Root put the hosts 92 runs ahead at stumps on the third day in Scarborough
As the senior England side did against India, the Lions fought back when a match appeared to be drifting away from them against Sri Lanka A at Scarborough
England Lions were bowled out for 299 on the first day of four against Sri Lanka A at Scarborough
Leicestershire surged to a clear advantage over Sri Lanka A on the second day at Grace Road, Wayne White picking up four wickets and Greg Smith reach an unbeaten fifty to secure a 258-run lead
Mahela Udawatte and Chamara Kapugedera lifted Sri Lanka A to a huge total before another supreme knock from Umar Akmal drew the Pakistanis close
Zimbabwe are preparing to build on their impressive win against Australia in the ICC World Twenty20 last month
While Bangladesh's senior team continued to create shock waves in the Caribbean, their A side had a somewhat disappointing tour of Sri Lanka where they were beaten convincingly in the two unofficial tests and the three one-day limited-overs matches
A third polished bowling effort, and effortless batting performance, enabled Sri Lanka A to complete a clean sweep of the series against Bangladesh A in Colombo
Opener Malinda Warnapura ensured Sri Lanka A's efficient bowling effort didn't go to waste with a composed, unbeaten hundred to put his side 2-0 up over Bangladesh A at the P. Saravanamuttu Stadium in Colombo
Chasing a mammoth target of 517 Bangladesh A collapsed to 233 handing Sri Lanka A a 283-run victory on the final day of their first test at the Colts Cricket Club Ground in Colombo
Top stories from around the world in our round-up
Most runs, most wickets, and a whole lot more
Schedule of upcoming international games