First Test between WINDIES and Sri Lanka

Shane Dowrich and Jason Holder touch gloves during their record sixth-wicket partnership
©CWI Media/Randy Brooks of Brooks Latouche Photography
Lahiru Kumara
©CWI Media/Randy Brooks of Brooks Latouche Photography

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)


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) ,

Sri Lanka Team: Kusal PereraKusal MendisLD ChandimalAD MathewsRoshen SilvaDPDN Dickwella,Dilruwan PereraHMRKB HerathRAS LakmalLahiru GamageLahiru 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

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Sri Lanka tour of West Indies 2018