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West Indies batsman Jermaine Blackwood plays a shot during day two their second Test cricket match with Sri Lanka in Galle, Sri Lanka, today.
West Indies batsman Jermaine Blackwood plays a shot during day two their second Test cricket match with Sri Lanka in Galle, Sri Lanka, today.
A ground staff member walks on the covered field of Galle International Cricket Stadium ground after rain interrupted play during day two of the second Test cricket match between Sri Lanka and West Indies in Galle, Sri Lanka, today.
A ground staff member walks on the covered field of Galle International Cricket Stadium ground after rain interrupted play during day two of the second Test cricket match between Sri Lanka and West Indies in Galle, Sri Lanka, today.
West Indies batsman Jermaine Blackwood reacts as he walks back to pavilion after being dismissed during day two of their second Test cricket match against Sri Lanka in Galle, Sri Lanka, today.
West Indies batsman Jermaine Blackwood reacts as he walks back to pavilion after being dismissed during day two of their second Test cricket match against Sri Lanka in Galle, Sri Lanka, today.
West Indies team members congratulate their bowler Veerasammy Permaul (third right) for the dismissal of Sri Lankan batsman Dhananjaya de Silva on day two of the second Test cricket match in Galle, Sri Lanka, today.
West Indies team members congratulate their bowler Veerasammy Permaul (third right) for the dismissal of Sri Lankan batsman Dhananjaya de Silva on day two of the second Test cricket match in Galle, Sri Lanka, today.
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GALLE, Sri Lanka (CMC):

West Indies, replying to Sri Lanka’s 204 all out, reached 69 for one in their first innings at the close on the second day of the second Test against West Indies at Galle International Stadium here today.

Scores:

SRI LANKA 204 (Pathum Nissanka 73, Dimuth Karunaratne 42, Angelo Mathews 29; Veerasammy Permaul 5-35, Jomel Warrican 4-50).

WEST INDIES 69 for one (Jermaine Blackwood 44, Kraigg Brathwaite 22 not out).

SCOREBOARD

SRI LANKA First Innings

(overnight 113 for one)

P Nissanka lbw b Permaul 73

*D Karunaratne c & b Chase 42

O Fernando c wkp Da Silva b Warrican 18

A Mathews b Warrican 29

Dhananjaya de Silva c wkp Da Silva b Permaul 2

C Asalanka c Bonner b Permaul 10

+D Chandimal lbw b Warrican 2

R Mendis c Hope b Warrican 5

S Lakmal c Warrican b Permaul 12

L Embuldeniya b Permaul 1

P Jayawickrama not out 0

Extras (lb7, nb3) 10

TOTAL (all out, 61.3 overs) 204

Fall of wickets: 1-106, 2-139, 3-152, 4-154, 4-162, 5-169, 6-169, 7-178, 8-187, 9-200, 10-204.

Bowling: Roach 6-2-12-0, Holder 8-2-23-0, Mayers 2-0-13-0, Permaul 13-3-35-5, Chase 14-0-64-1, Warrican 18.3-5-50-4.

WEST INDIES First Innings

*K Brathwaite not out 22

J Blackwood lbw b Jayawickrama 44

N Bonner not out 1

Extras (nb2) 2

TOTAL (1 wkt, 29.4 overs) 69

Fall of wicket: 1-62.

To bat: S Hope, R Chase, J Blackwood, K Mayers, +J da Silva, J Holder, K Roach, V Permaul, J Warrican

Bowling: Lakmal 4-1-16-2 (nb2), Embuldeniya 14-4-35-0, Mendis 3-0-7-0, Jayawickrama 8.4-2-11-1.

Position: West Indies trail by 135 runs with nine first innings wickets intact.

Toss: Sri Lanka.

Umpires: Kumar Dharmasena, Ruchira Palliyaguruge; TV – Lyndon Hannibal.

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