Sri Lanka vs West Indies Highlights Today, Monday 29-11-2021. 2nd Test, West Indies tour of Sri Lanka, from Galle International Stadium. The home team Sri Lankan captain again won the toss and again chose to bat first. Team Sri Lanka faced 34.4 overs today because of rain and scored 113 runs with one wicket down. The opener of the team Pathum Nissanka scored 61 runs off 109 deliveries not out. The captain of the team Dimuth Karunaratne has not survived so long this time, he scored 42 runs off 90 balls and out. Oshada Fernando on 2 not out. Roston Chase took the Sri Lankan team captain’s wicket.
SL won the toss, chose to bat.
The hosts bring debutant Asalanka in for Chameera.
While the visitors make two changes: Permaul and Roach in for Cornwall and Gabriel.
Brathwaite thinks it all but a mental challenge to come back after that defeat.
Karunaratne says three spinners provide more options on such a pitch, even if it means playing only a single quick.
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 Charith Asalanka, 8 Ramesh Mendis, 9 Lasith Embuldeniya, 10 Suranga Lakmal, 11 Praveen Jayawickrama.
West Indies team: 1 Kraigg Brathwaite (capt.), 2 Shai Hope, 3 Nkrumah Bonner, 4 Roston Chase, 5 Jermaine Blackwood, 6 Kyle Mayers, 7 Joshua da Silva (wk), 8 Jason Holder, 9 Kemar Roach, 10 Veerasammy Permaul, 11 Jomel Warrican.
(last five completed matches, most recent first)
Sri Lanka: WWDDD
West Indies: LLWLL
Match Timings: 04:30 GMT | 10:00 Local
Umpires – Kumar Dharmasena, Ruchira Palliyaguruge
TV Umpire – Lyndon Hannibal
Match Referee – Prageeth Rambukwella
Reserve Umpire – Ranjan Madugalle
Match number – Test no. 2437