Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first and scored 214 runs on day 1 with five wickets loss in 90 overs. First, five batsmen scored 25 runs in 16.2 overs, then LD Chandimal† and DM de Silva came to the ground and blast their innings. LD Chandimal† scored 64 runs off 204 balls and DM de Silva scored 116 runs off 240 balls with sixteen 4s. MA Starc took three wickets on the first day and NM Lyon took two wickets.
Toss – Sri Lanka, who chose to bat
Sri Lanka Team
JK Silva, FDM Karunaratne, MDKJ Perera, BKG Mendis, AD Mathews*, LD Chandimal†, DM de SilvaMDK Perera, HMRKB Herath, PADLR Sandakan, RAS Lakmal.
DA Warner, SE Marsh, SPD Smith*, AC Voges, MC Henriques, MR Marsh, PM Nevill†, MA Starc, JR Hazlewood, NM Lyon, JM Holland.
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Warne-Muralitharan Trophy – 3rd Test 2016
Test no. 2217
Played at Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
13,14,15,16,17 August 2016 (5-day match)
Umpires – CB Gaffaney (New Zealand) and S Ravi (India)
TV umpire – RA Kettleborough (England)
Match referee – BC Broad (England)
Reserve umpire – RSA Palliyaguruge