By Srian Obeyesekere
The Sri Lanka Emerging Squad versus Hammpshire four-day match ended in a draw at Southampton’s Rose Bowl on Monday.
The game marred by rain saw Hampshire declare their first innings on the overnight score of 252 for 5 wickets in reply to the Developmment Squad’s 281.
In the second essay, the SL Development squad made 107 for 3 off 28 overs with Lasith Croospulle top scoring with 4e3 off 52 balls inclusive of 3 boundaries and a six. Nishan Madushka mmade 29 while Nuwanidu Fernando was unbeaten on 14 and Dhananjaya Lakshan on 10.
SL DEVELOPMENT SQUAD 281 (86.1 Overs) and 107/3 (29 Overs)
(Lasith Croospulle 43, Nishan Madushka 29, while Nuwanidu Fernando n.o.14, Dhananjaya Lakshan n.o 10.
HAMPSHIRE 252/5 decl. (91 Overs)
(Toby Albert n.o. 69, Fletcha Middleton 64, Tom Prest 35, Aneurin Donald 16, Dhananjaya Lakshan 2/43, Udith Madushan 3/73)