The three day warm up match between the touring England team and the President of Sri Lanka Cricket team ended in a draw. The match was played at Katunayake. Batting first England scored 316 runs for the loss of all wickets. Skipper Joe Root scored 78 runs. Jos Buttler scored 79 runs. Lahiru Samarakoon took three wickets. Kavishka Anjula and Silent Star took 2 wickets each. In reply Sri Lanka scored 245 runs for the loss of all wickets. Ashan Priyanjana scored 77 runs. Matt Parkinson took four wickets for England. Dom Bees took 3 wickets. Chris Walker took two wickets. So England were 71 runs ahead of Sri Lanka in the first innings. In the second innings on the last day of the first training session, England were 320 for 7 wickets at the end of the day. Zach Crowley scored 91 runs. Ollie Pope scored 77. Kavishka Anjula and Duwindu Tillakaratne picked up two wickets each. The first match ended in a draw. The second warm-up match between the England and Sri Lanka Cricket President’s squad is scheduled to be held at the P. Sara Oval Stadium in Colombo.