Sri Lanka vs West Indies Highlights Today, Wednesday 24-11-2021. 1st Test, West Indies tour of Sri Lanka, from Galle International Stadium. Some overs were cancelled in yesterday’s play because of rain. West Indies were 224 with nine wickets down till stumps day 3. The visitor team West Indies scored a total of 230 runs in their first innings. Praveen Jayawickrama took four West Indian wickets, Ramesh Mendis 3 and the rest of the Sri Lanka bowlers took one wicket each, Dushmantha Chameera has not taken any wicket.
Sri Lanka played 40.5 overs today and after that, they declared their innings with 191 runs on the board with the loss of four wickets. Pathum Nissanka has not survived for long, his wicket fell when he was at just 3. Oshada Fernando scored 14 runs and out. Once again the captain of the Sri Lankan team Dimuth Karunaratne played very good innings with scoring 83 runs off 104 deliveries. Angelo Mathews added 69 runs to his team’s scoreboard (not out). Dinesh Chandimal † contributed 10 runs not out.
After Sri Lanka’s both innings played, West Indies lost their six wickets in 25.3 overs with 52 runs on the board in their second innings. Kraigg Brathwaite (c) has gone with duck. Jermaine Blackwood scored 9, Nkrumah Bonner 18 not out, Shai Hope 3, Roston Chase 1, Kyle Mayers 2, Jason Holder duck, Joshua Da Silva † 15 not out. Now West Indies need 296 runs with four wickets remaining, to win this first test match.
SL won the toss, chose to bat.
Sri Lanka team: 1 Dimuth Karunaratne (capt.), 2 Pathum Nissanka, 3 Oshada Fernando, 4 Angelo Mathews, 5 Dhananjaya de Silva, 6 Dinesh Chandimal (wk), 7 Ramesh Mendis, 8 Suranga Lakmal, 9 Lasith Embuldeniya, 10 Dushmantha Chameera, 11 Praveen Jayawickrama.
West Indies team: 1 Kraigg Brathwaite (capt.), 2 Jeremy Solozano, 3 Nkrumah Bonner, 4 Jermaine Blackwood, 5 Roston Chase, 6 Kyle Mayers, 7 Jason Holder, 8 Joshua Da Silva (wk), 9 Rahkeem Cornwall, 10 Jomel Warrican, 11 Shannon Gabriel.
(last five completed matches, most recent first)
Sri Lanka: WDDDL
West Indies: LWLLD
Match Timings: 04:30 GMT | 10:00 Local
Umpires – Kumar Dharmasena, Ruchira Palliyaguruge
TV Umpire – Raveendra Wimalasiri
Match Referee – Ranjan Madugalle
Reserve Umpire – Lyndon Hannibal
Match number – Test no. 2434