Karunaratne, Fernando slam 50’s, Sri Lanka – West Indies collection ends 0-0


Karunaratne, Fernando slam 50’s as courageous Sri Lanka holds West Indies for a draw, collection ends 0-0

West Indies vs Sri Lanka Match ends in a draw: Dimuth Karunaratne hit 75 and absorbed up 176 deliveries in a century attain with Lahiru Thirimanne, and Oshada Fernando thumped a thriving half-century of his personal later within the day, as Sri Lanka simply batted out a attract Antigua.

Sri Lanka 146 for two (Karunaratne 75, Oshada 66*) and 258 (Thirimanne 55, Nissanka 51, Roach 3-58) drew with West Indies 354 and 280 for 4 dec (Brathwaite 85, Holder 71*, Mayers 55, Lakmal 2-62)

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WI vs SL 2nd Take a look at: Match ends in a draw, Sri Lankan high order prevents West Indies’ hopes for a win, Karunaratne & Fernando slam 50’s

Lacking Shannon Gabriel for a part of the day on account of a hamstring damage, West Indies had been solely succesful to get two Sri Lanka wickets on a pitch that had grow to be extra overdue and decrease for the entice but didn’t take an precise shift for the spinners.

Every of the 4 Sri Lanka batsmen who got here to the crease seemed comfy. Even when the quicks occasionally took the sting, the ball was anticipated to die properly earlier than it ended within the slip cordon.

Rahkeem Cornwall, whereas, cautioned the within edge together with his straighter deliveries, however not one of the thick edges was a viable catch for the fielder at brief leg.

Sri Lanka misplaced their openers after lunch, however a draw remained to be probably the most appropriate occasion as Dimuth Karunaratne and Lahiru Thirimanne had set the stage for SL with their 101-run first-wicket partnership.

Karunaratne went on to 75, his first main rating of the tour, earlier than being eliminated rapidly earlier than tea by Kyle Mayers after he seamed a ball into his again pad and claimed an lbw conclusion.

Karunaratne, Fernando slam 50’s as courageous Sri Lanka holds West Indies for a draw, collection ends 0-0

After a barely delayed begin on account of rain, Karunaratne, and Thirimanne gave the Lankans chase a robust basis as they aimed to safe a historic win immediately.

Nevertheless, wickets from Alzarri Joseph and Mayers noticed Sri Lanka have two new batsmen on the crease (Fernando & Chandimal). The duo has steadied the guests’ innings and might be hoping to flourish within the last session of the day. Can Sri Lanka script historical past?

Earlier, West Indies declared at 280, Sri Lanka 29/0, want 348 runs to win. WI vs SL 2nd Take a look at: SriLanka 29/0, require 348 runs on fifth day for historic victory in opposition to the West Indies. Sri Lankan openers Thirimanne 17* & Karunaratne 11* survived the tense 9 overs and can start the chase on the fifth Day.

WI vs SL: West Indies declare 2nd innings at 280/4, set Sri Lanka 377 to win

Jason Holder scored quickfire 71* off 88 & Kraigg Braithwaite 85 compiled fast runs and West Indies declare on 280/4.

Sri Lanka survives the 9 overs however there’s loads of challenges that awaits them. The ball is maintaining and down, as you’ll anticipate from a fourth-day floor, and Rahkeem Cornwall extracted some flip too. The problem is steep for the guests.

Sri Lanka completed the day with none injury to their desires at 29/0

Karunaratne, Fernando slam 50’s as courageous Sri Lanka holds West Indies for a draw, collection ends 0-0

West Indies vs Sri Lanka 2ND Take a look at Full Scorecard

BATSMEN R B M 4s 6s SR
Kraigg Brathwaite (c)  b Chameera 85 196 299 4 0 43.37
John Campbell  c †Dickwella b Lakmal 10 25 39 1 0 40.00
Jermaine Blackwood  c †Dickwella b Chameera 18 41 64 2 0 43.90
Kyle Mayers  lbw b Lakmal 55 76 102 8 0 72.37
Jason Holder  not out 71 88 136 7 0 80.68
Joshua Da Silva † not out 20 16 40 2 0 125.00
TOTAL (72.4 Ov, RR: 3.85) 280/4d

Fall of wickets: 1-14 (John Campbell, 6.4 ov), 2-58 (Jermaine Blackwood, 19.5 ov), 3-140 (Kyle Mayers, 43.6 ov), 4-227 (Kraigg Brathwaite, 65.5 ov)

BATSMEN R B M 4s 6s SR
Dimuth Karunaratne (c) c Bonner b Joseph 1 17 41 0 0 5.88
Lahiru Thirimanne   b Roach 55 106 162 6 0 51.89
Oshada Fernando  lbw b Mayers 18 71 96 1 0 25.35
Dinesh Chandimal  c sub (HR Walsh) b Gabriel 44 101 173 6 0 43.56
Dhananjaya de Silva  lbw b Blackwood 39 140 205 3 0 27.86
Pathum Nissanka  not out 49 119 4 0 41.18
Niroshan Dickwella † c †Da Silva b Holder 21 25 42 2 0 84.00
Suranga Lakmal  c Brathwaite b Joseph 6 9 13 1 0 66.67
Dushmantha Chameera  c †Da Silva b Holder 2 26 33 0 0 7.69
Lasith Embuldeniya  not out 0 11 0 0 0.00
TOTAL (103.1 Ov, RR: 2.42) 250/8

Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Dimuth Karunaratne, 8.1 ov), 2-64 (Oshada Fernando, 29.4 ov), 3-77 (Lahiru Thirimanne, 35.3 ov), 4-152 (Dinesh Chandimal, 65.5 ov), 5-177 (Dhananjaya de Silva, 79.1 ov), 6-203 (Niroshan Dickwella, 87.4 ov), 7-214 (Suranga Lakmal, 90.2 ov), 8-231 (Dushmantha Chameera, 97.5 ov)

West Indies 1st Innings: 354/10 (111.1 ov)

 

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