West Indies v Sri Lanka 3rd Day, 1st Test: Kyle Mayers first Test wickets for West Indies
Kyle Mayers captured his first Test wickets when he produced two critical strikes in two overs to break a century stand. The seam bowler kept West Indies chances alive on the third day of the match after half-centuries from Oshada Fernando and Lahiru Thirimanne threatened to put Sri Lanka on top on Tuesday. from Oshada Fernando and Lahiru Thirimanne threatened to put Sri Lanka on top on Tuesday.
West Indies 271/10 (103 ov)
Sri Lanka 169/10 (69.4 ov) & *255/4 (86 ov)
Day Break : Day 3 Session 3, Sri Lanka lead by 153 runs.
With Sri Lanka cruising on 170-1, half-hour after tea to wipe out their 102-run first innings deficit, captain Kraigg Brathwaite called on Mayers, who removed Fernando for 91 with his first delivery and then Dinesh Chandimal for four in his very next over
West Indies - Kraigg Brathwaite(c), John Campbell, Nkrumah Bonner, Kyle Mayers, Jermaine Blackwood, Jason Holder, Joshua Da Silva(wk), Rahkeem Cornwall, Alzarri Joseph, Kemar Roach, Shannon Gabriel
Sri Lanka - Dimuth Karunaratne(c), Lahiru Thirimanne, Oshada Fernando, Dinesh Chandimal, Dhananjaya de Silva, Pathum Nissanka, Niroshan Dickwella(wk), Suranga Lakmal, Vishwa Fernando, Lasith Embuldeniya, Dushmantha Chameera
Start Time: 14:00
Toss: West Indies won the toss and decided to field
Venue: Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound
Officials: Gregory Brathwaite, Joel Wilson, Nigel Duguid, Leslie Reifer, Richard Richardson