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WI v Sri 3rd Day, 2nd Test: Holder and Joseph take two wickets each to give West Indies advantage

Dinesh Chandimal
Dinesh Chandimal
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Only 42.1 overs were possible due to rain, but West Indies took control of the match as they picked up five wickets on the third day of the second Sandals Test match against Sri Lanka.

Fast bowlers Jason Holder (2-39) and Alzarri Joseph (2-64) led the bowling attack and the home side now enter the fourth day with a lead of 104 runs while Sri Lanka have just two wickets in hand on a good pitch at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium.

Match Summary

West Indies 354/10 (111.1 ov)

Sri Lanka *250/8 (103.1 ov)

Day 3 Session 3, Sri Lanka trail by 104 runs.

SCORECARD

West Indies reduced Sri Lanka to 250-8 when a final shower swept across the ground at 5:07 pm, which brought the day’s play to an end. Pathum Nissanka has so far played well is an unbeaten 49 off 119 balls with four fours.

The match will resume on Thursday at 9:30am (8:30am Jamaica Time) with a minimum of 98 overs due to be bowled.