Sri Lanka are holding fast on day five in Hobart, with a draw just one session away.
SHEFFIELD SHIELD 2016-17
Australia Test captain Steve Smith and up-and-comer Kurtis Patterson notched tons against Queensland in their Sheffield Shield opener, with Josh Hazlewood chipping in with a late wicket for NSW
Four Victoria batsmen passed 50 on day one of their Sheffield Shield match against Tasmania, with opener Marcus Harris notching a ton in his maiden first-class outing for his new state
Test batsman Shaun Marsh made a patient half-century for WA in their Sheffield Shield opener as he looks to prove his fitness ahead of the first Test at the WACA
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