Dimuth Karunaratne brought up a boundary-filled century starring in a day of good returns for Sri Lankans, who scored 200 for four in the second innings before declaring as the tour match against Leicestershire ended in a draw on the third day and final day.
After a fluent century from Dasun Shanaka helped Sri Lankans score 367, Michael Burgess and Tom Wells shared a 128-run stand as Leicestershire went on to post 304 for five in 80 overs trailing by 63 runs by the end of day two of the tour match in Leicester.
Dasun Shanaka scored a fluent 91 and shared a 126-run unbeaten partnership for the ninth wicket with Rangana Herath as Sri Lanka recovered from 192 for eight to post 318 for eight at the end of day one in the tour match against Leicestershire in Leicester.
At the end of the fourth week of the County Championship, Nottinghamshire have claimed the pole position in Division One while Essex maintain their lead at the top of Division Two. With week five upon us, let us take a look into a few of the key statistics.
At the end of the first week of the County Championship, Nottinghamshire and Essex topped Division One and Division Two respectively after being the only two teams to claim a win in the first round. With the second week all set to get underway, do check out the key statistics.
The LV= County Championship Division Two match between Leicestershire and Derbyshire has been postponed for two days after Derbyshire player Tom Poynton was involved in a car crash in which his father died.