Udara Jayasundera, Kithuruwan Vithanage and Angelo Mathews hit fifties on day three as the tour game between Sri Lanka and New Zealand Board President’s XI in at Queenstown Events Centre ended in a draw.
Dimuth Karunaratne and Dushmantha Chameera were the only positives for Sri Lanka on the second day of their tour match as fifties from Bharat Popli and Ben Smith propelled New Zealand Board President's XI to a 95-run lead.
Sri Lanka struggled to put runs on the board after Tim Johnston’s three-wicket haul reduced them to 97 for five in the 40 overs that were possible in a rain-affected first day of the practice match against New Zealand Board President’s XI in Queenstown.
Jayananda Warnaweera, the chief curator of the Galle International Stadium, has been suspended by Sri Lanka Cricket for two years after failing to attend two interviews with the ICC's anti-corruption unit.
Riding on the back of a solid fifty from Kusal Perera, Sri Lanka overcame Marlon Samuels’ unbeaten century to defeat West Indies by 19 runs (D/L method) in the rain affected third One-Day International in Pallekele to complete a 3-0 series clean sweep.
New Zealand Women wasted little time in moving into a 2-0 One-Day International series lead over Sri Lanka Women, chasing down 130 in 14.3 overs to claim a 10-wicket victory in the second ODI in Lincoln.
Kusal Perera and Lahiru Thirimanne shared a 156-run stand as Sri Lanka chased down 225 in 36.3 overs against West Indies to win the second One-Day International in Colombo by eight wickets and with it the series too.