Rangana Herath and Milinda Siriwardana shared seven wickets between them to secure a 72-run win for Sri Lanka against West Indies in the second Test in Colombo, claiming a 2-0 victory in the Sobers-Tissera Trophy.
Rain played spoilsport for West Indies in their fightback after Kraigg Brathwaite took a six-wicket haul to dismiss Sri Lanka for 206 in their second innings on day three of the second Test in Colombo.
Dhammika Prasad took four wickets while Dilruwan Perera chipped in with three as Sri Lanka bowled out West Indies for 163 runs in the first innings and took a 113-run lead by the end of the second day of the second Test in Colombo.
Rangana Herath claimed a 10-wicket haul as Sri Lanka defeated West Indies by an innings and six runs in the first Test in Galle despite Jermaine Blackwood’s hard-fought knock to go 1-0 up in the series.
An unbeaten 135-run knock by Dimuth Karunaratne established the groundwork for Sri Lanka as the stage is set for the home side to put up a big first innings total against West Indies in the first Test match at Galle.