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Sri Lanka vs West Indies, 2nd Test: Sri Lanka’s Dhananjaya de Silva steers hosts into strong position on Day 4

Sri Lanka’s Dhananjaya de Silva
Sri Lanka’s Dhananjaya de Silva
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A battling 153* from Sri Lanka’s Dhananjaya de Silva have steered the hosts into a strong position on Day 4 of the 2nd Test against the West Indies, at the Galle International Stadium, Galle today. At close of play, Sri Lanka lead by 279 runs.

 

Match Summary

Sri Lanka 204/10 (61.3 ov) & *328/8 (119 ov)

West Indies 253/10 (104.2 ov)

Day Break : Day 4 Sri Lanka lead by 279 runs.

Scorecard

 

 

 

 

 

Match Stats

1st Innings Sri Lanka Fall of Wickets: 1-106 (Dimuth Karunaratne - 30.6 ov), 2-139 (Oshada Fernando - 41.6 ov), 3-152 (Pathum Nissanka - 48.2 ov), 4-154 (Dhananjaya de Silva - 48.4 ov), 5-169 (Charith Asalanka - 52.6 ov), 6-169 (Dinesh Chandimal - 53.3 ov), 7-178 (Ramesh Mendis - 55.3 ov), 8-187 (Lasith Embuldeniya - 58.1 ov), 9-200 (Suranga Lakmal - 60.5 ov), 10-204 (Angelo Mathews - 61.3 ov)

1st Innings West Indies Fall of Wickets: 1-62 (Jermaine Blackwood - 27.4 ov), 2-137 (Nkrumah Bonner - 58.1 ov), 3-166 (Kraigg Brathwaite - 71.5 ov), 4-180 (Roston Chase - 80.5 ov), 5-191 (Shai Hope - 84.3 ov), 6-197 (Jason Holder - 86.5 ov), 7-197 (Joshua Da Silva - 86.6 ov), 8-208 (Kemar Roach - 89.2 ov), 9-246 (Veerasammy Permaul - 101.1 ov), 10-253 (Jomel Warrican - 104.2 ov)

2nd  Innings Sri Lanka Fall of Wickets: 1-7 (Dimuth Karunaratne - 1.5 ov), 2-39 (Oshada Fernando - 14.3 ov), 3-73 (Charith Asalanka - 30.5 ov), 4-151 (Pathum Nissanka - 57.6 ov), 5-157 (Dinesh Chandimal - 61.2 ov), 6-208 (Ramesh Mendis - 79.5 ov), 7-219 (Suranga Lakmal - 82.5 ov), 8-221 (Angelo Mathews - 84.3 ov)

 

Playing XIs

Sri Lanka - Dimuth Karunaratne(c), Pathum Nissanka, Oshada Fernando, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Dinesh Chandimal(wk), Ramesh Mendis, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Embuldeniya, Praveen Jayawickrama

West Indies - Kraigg Brathwaite(c), Shai Hope, Nkrumah Bonner, Kyle Mayers, Roston Chase, Jermaine Blackwood, Joshua Da Silva(wk), Jason Holder, Kemar Roach, Veerasammy Permaul, Jomel Warrican

 

Match Details

Start Time: 04:15

Toss: Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat

Venue: Galle International Stadium, Galle

Officials: Handunnettige Dharmasena, Ruchira Palliyaguruge, Lyndon Hannibal, Rambukkana Rambukwella, Ranjan Madugalle

 

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