West Indies won the toss and chose to bat first on the opening day of the first Test between WINDIES and Sri Lanka today at the Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain, Trinidad
West Indies v Sri Lanka
West Indies 246/6 (83.6)
Sri Lanka 0/0 (0)
Sri Lanka dominated the early stages of the first Test at Port of Spain, reducing the hosts to 147-5. However Shane Dowrich and skipper Jason Holder batted well to give West Indies parity after day 1. https://t.co/nwnEhCAjCf— CricketWestIndies (@westindies) June 7, 2018
After a shaky start, a record 6th wicket partnership between West Indies Captain Jason Holder and Shai Hope led their fight-back in the first Test against Sri Lanka on the first day.
Lahiru Kumara was the pick of the Sri Lankan bowlers with 3-57 off 18 overs.
Fall Of Wickets: 1-4 (K Brathwaite, 2.4 Ov) , 2-39 (Devon Smith, 11.5 Ov) , 3-80 (Kieran Powell, 22.1 Ov) , 4-134 (Shai Hope, 38.1 Ov) , 5-147 (Roston Chase, 44.3 Ov) , 6-237 (JO Holder, 74.2 Ov) ,
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
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