SriLanka require 348 to win for historic victory fifth day
WI vs SL 2nd Test Day 4 Stumps: West Indies declare at 280, Sri Lanka 29/0, want 348 runs to win. WI vs SL 2nd Test: SriLanka 29/0, require 348 runs on fifth day for historic victory towards the West Indies. Sri Lankan openers Thirimanne 17* & Karunaratne 11* survived the tense 9 overs and can start the chase on the fifth Day.
WI vs SL: West Indies declare 2nd innings at 280/4, set Sri Lanka 377 to win
Jason Holder scored quickfire 71* off 88 & Kraigg Braithwaite 85 compiled fast runs and West Indies declare on 280/4.
Sri Lanka survive the the 9 overs however there’s loads of problem that awaits them. The ball is maintaining and down, as you’d count on from a fourth day floor, and Rahkeem Cornwall extracted some flip too. The problem is steep for the guests.
Sri Lanka completed the day with none injury to their desires at 29/0
WI vs SL Stumps Day 4 Sri Lanka 29 for 0 (Thirimanne 17*, Karunaratne 11*) and 258 (Thirimanne 55, Nissanka 51, Roach 3-58) path West Indies 280 for 4 (Brathwaite 85, Holder 71*, Mayers 55, Lakmal 2-62) and 354 (Brathwaite 126, Cornwall 73, Lakmal 4-94) by 347 runs
West Indies swelled within the lead on day 4 with half-centuries from Kraigg Brathwaite, Kyle Mayers, and Jason Holder. They batted promptly within the deficiency of a frontline spinner.
Although throughout the begin of the day it had taken West Indies lower than 5 overs to take the 2 left Sri Lanka first-innings wickets, Sri Lanka’s openers held agency within the 9 overs they needed to face earlier than stumps of their second dig.
As the floor is but to noticeably misbehave, Sri Lanka might have some hope that they’ll replicate the West Indies batting effort from the final day of the primary Test and play out a whole day.
|Kraigg Brathwaite (c)||b Chameera||85||196||299||4||0||43.37|
|John Campbell||c †Dickwella b Lakmal||10||25||39||1||0||40.00|
|Jermaine Blackwood||c †Dickwella b Chameera||18||41||64||2||0||43.90|
|Kyle Mayers||lbw b Lakmal||55||76||102||8||0||72.37|
|Jason Holder||not out||71||88||136||7||0||80.68|
|Joshua Da Silva †||not out||20||16||40||2||0||125.00|
|TOTAL||(72.4 Ov, RR: 3.85)||280/4d|
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (John Campbell, 6.4 ov), 2-58 (Jermaine Blackwood, 19.5 ov), 3-140 (Kyle Mayers, 43.6 ov), 4-227 (Kraigg Brathwaite, 65.5 ov)
|Dimuth Karunaratne (c)||c Bonner b Joseph||1||17||41||0||0||5.88|
|Lahiru Thirimanne||b Roach||55||106||162||6||0||51.89|
|Oshada Fernando||lbw b Mayers||18||71||96||1||0||25.35|
|Dinesh Chandimal||c sub (HR Walsh) b Gabriel||44||101||173||6||0||43.56|
|Dhananjaya de Silva||lbw b Blackwood||39||140||205||3||0||27.86|
|Pathum Nissanka||not out||49||119||–||4||0||41.18|
|Niroshan Dickwella †||c †Da Silva b Holder||21||25||42||2||0||84.00|
|Suranga Lakmal||c Brathwaite b Joseph||6||9||13||1||0||66.67|
|Dushmantha Chameera||c †Da Silva b Holder||2||26||33||0||0||7.69|
|Lasith Embuldeniya||not out||0||11||–||0||0||0.00|
|TOTAL||(103.1 Ov, RR: 2.42)||250/8|
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Dimuth Karunaratne, 8.1 ov), 2-64 (Oshada Fernando, 29.4 ov), 3-77 (Lahiru Thirimanne, 35.3 ov), 4-152 (Dinesh Chandimal, 65.5 ov), 5-177 (Dhananjaya de Silva, 79.1 ov), 6-203 (Niroshan Dickwella, 87.4 ov), 7-214 (Suranga Lakmal, 90.2 ov), 8-231 (Dushmantha Chameera, 97.5 ov)
West Indies 1st Innings: 354/10 (111.1 ov)
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Match: West Indies vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Sri Lanka tour of West Indies, 2021
Date: Monday, March 29, 2021 – Friday, April 02, 2021
Time: 7:30 PM
Venue: Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua
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