Incessant rain prevented any play on the third day of the Sri Lanka Development Squad versus Hampshire match at Southampton’s Rose Bowl yesterday.
Hampshire was on 252 for 5 wickets in reply to the Sri Lanka first innings total of 281 following the second day’s play.
The Lankan youth team on tour of England are on to their second fixture with one more of their scheduled four-day fixtures against English County sides. The Lankans led by Nipun Dhananjaya are also billed to play three T20 matches against English county sides.
SRI LANKA DEVELOPMENT SQUAD 281
(Santhush Gunathilake 53, Nuwanidu Fernando 52, Dunith Wellalage 44, Dilum Sudeera 33, Dhananjaya Lakshan 21, Ashen Daniel 21, Nishan Madushka 16, Udith Madushan n.o. 13,
John Turner 5/31, Harry Petrie 3/48, Dominic Kelly 2/55)
HAMPSHIRE 252/5 (91 Overs)
(Toby Albery 69, Fletcha Middleton 64, Ross Whitley n.o. 55, Tom Prest 35, Aneurin Donald 16,
Dhananjaya Lakshan 2/43, Udith Madushan 2/73)