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Day three: Match ends in a draw, India and Sri Lanka Board President XI share honors

Day three: Match ends in a draw, India and Sri Lanka Board President XI share honors

India Blooms News Service | 09 Aug 2015, 12:44 am
Colombo, Aug 8 (IBNS) The one-off practice match between host Sri Lanka Board President XI and the Indian Cricket Team ended in a stalemate here on Saturday.

The Indian side lost early advantage on day three as the Lankan bowlers restricted them for 180 runs, picking up the last 6 wickets for just 68 runs.

 

Chasing a target of 411 runs, Sri Lanka Board President XI could manage only 200 runs for the loss of 6 wickets before the two captains decided to call it quits.

 

Ravichandran Ashwin picked up 3 wickets for 38 runs. One each was picked up by Amit Mishra, Umesh Yaadav and Harbhajan Singh.

 

Kaushal Silva remained unbeaten on 83. Upal Tharanga made a quick 52 of 54 deliveries.

 

India will next play Sri Lanka in a three test match series, commencing on August 12.

 
 

 

Day three: Match ends in a draw, India and Sri Lanka Board President XI share honors

India Blooms News Service
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