Warm up match drawn


The three-day warm up encounter between Sri Lanka Cricket XI and Pakistan ended in draw at Colts yesterday. Pakistan piled up 178 for 2 on the final day of the match.

Batting first Pakistan made 323 and in reply Sri Lanka Cricket XI made 375/8 before declaring in 99 overs. Mohammad Nawaz was the only bowler to claim more than one wicket. Sadeera Samarawickrama (91) and Nuwanidu Fernando (78) shone with the bat, while Lakshitha Manasinghe claimed four wickets in the first innings.

Brief scores:

Pakistan: 323 (Babar Azam 88, Agha Salman 55, Lakshitha Manasinghe 4-85, Dilshan Madushanka 2-59, Lasith Embuldeniya 2-83) and 178-2 (Abdullah Shafique 63, Imam Ul Haq 30, Azhar Ali 40)

Sri Lanka Cricket XI: 375-8 Dec (99) (Sadeera Samarawickrama 91, Niwanidu Fernando 78, Sahan Arachchige 28, Chamika Karunarathne 27, Minod Bhanuka not out 32, Mohammad Nawaz 2-24)