West Indies 236
Shares that they’d a talk in the dressing room and searching forward to this recreation. Informs about a couple of changes of their XI – Thisara Perera and Oshada Fernando are in for Angelo Mathews and Kamindu Mendis. Pitch report – Brilliant sunshine and a robust breeze blowing across the stadium.
Lakmal dismissed West Indies captain Kraigg Brathwaite , then eliminated Kyle Mayers when he looked dangerous on 45. He returned to bowl Jermaine Blackwood and Jason Holder , leaving the West Indies 169-6. The partnership between Cornwall and Da Silva changed the course of the match.
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Rahkeem Cornwall of West Indies batting against England at Old Trafford in 2020. A fifty six-run second wicket partnership between John Campbell and Nkrumah Bonner was one of the best effort by the West Indies prime order. But veteran Sri Lanka paceman Suranga Lakmal made inroads into the West Indies lineup, taking 5-45, his fourth 5-wicket bag in tests. “I was confident. I’ve been placing in some work within the nets with the batting coach and I informed myself I even have to score some runs, I’m not doing in addition to I can do with the bat.”
That partnership had begun in the sixth over of the innings, after captain Dimuth Karunaratne had edged a wide Kemar Roach supply to 3rd slip. At that point Sri Lanka, who had picked up the last two West Indian wickets cheaply inside the first 15 minutes of the day, have been still trailing by ninety four runs. Wickekeeper Da Silva made forty six and held together the West Indies decrease center order as they edged previous Sri Lanka’s first innings of 169. The home facet matched that complete with six wickets down and Cornwall and Da Silva carried them to at stumps.
Sri Lanka, skittled out for 169 in their first innings, will start Wednesday’s play 153 runs ahead with six wickets in hand. By the time Oshada edged a probing outswinger – falling 9 runs in need of a second Test century – to become Mayers’ maiden Test wicket, that deficit had remodeled to a sixty eight-run lead. Mayers produced an ideal out-swinger along with his first ball to lure Fernando ahead and get a thick edge through to wicketkeeper Joshua da Silva for a primary Test wicket. An inspired bowling change led to part-time medium pacer Kyle Mayers grabbing two wickets while Kemar Roach took the other as they put a brief brake on the visitors’ batting. They are in a wholesome place even after the West Indies bowlers fought back with three quick wickets after tea to halt a dominant batting performance. Sri Lanka are coming into this two match sequence on the back of poor-run.
The last T20I sequence was also on the same tour by West Indies and the guests gained 2-0. But a lot of his innings was spent ready – ready for the bowlers to bowl to him. He achieved this by simply refusing to assault deliveries outside off, thus forcing the bowlers to undertake straighter lines.