West Indies beat Sri Lanka by 226 runs in the first Test on final day
Celebration time for Devendra Bishoo
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The West Indies beat Sri Lanka by 226 runs on the final day of the first Test match at Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain.
Sri Lankan opener Kusal Mendis hit 106 , however none of the other batsmen were able to stay with him, Angelo Mathews 37 was next top scorer for Sri Lanka. The pick of the WIndies bowlers was Roston Chase 4-15.
On to the 2nd Test in St. Lucia, June 14-18.
Sri Lanka Team: Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, LD Chandimal, AD Mathews, Roshen Silva, DPDN Dickwella,Dilruwan Perera, HMRKB Herath, RAS Lakmal, Lahiru Gamage, Lahiru Kumara,
West Indies Team
Devon Smith, Kraigg Brathwaite, Kieran Powell, Shai Hope, Roston Chase, Shane Dowrich(wk), Jason Holder(c), Devendra Bishoo, Kemar Roach, Miguel Cummins, Shannon Gabriel
Toss: West Indies, Who Chose To Bat
Umpires: Richard Kettleborough And Aleem Dar
Match Referee: ; Javagal Srinath
Reserve Umpire: Nigel Duguid