West Indies article spinner Jomel Warrican had taken a number of wickets to be able to bundle Sri Lanka out there with regard to 250 on morning one of several 2nd Test Thurs, raising desires of your series-saving triumph for that guests. (Scorecard)
The 23-year-old, participating in within their 1st Test, snapped up several with regard to 67 away 20 overs, immediately after Sri Lanka gained the throw and elected to be able to softball bat at the P Sara Stadium within Colombo.
Jomel Warrican Leaves Sri Lanka in a Spin on Day 1
Poor gentle halted enjoy when the guests ended up 17-1 away 5. a couple of overs of their hunt for the primary West American indian Test earn on Sri Lankan earth.
That they lost Shai Wish lbw to be able to Dhammika Prasad within the initial in excess of just for a number of.
With Kraigg Brathwaite on a number of not out there was the nightwatchman Devendra Bishoo on 5.
Warrican had taken the scalps regarding Milinda Siriwardana, which top-scored for that Sri Lankans together with 68, and tailenders Dhammika Prasad and Nuwan Pradeep, since the owners slid through 145 with regard to 6 with herbal tea to get most out there in only 66 overs. Read More
Siriwardana, participating in merely their 2nd Test, was trapped deeply within the border trying to strike Warrican with regard to their next six to eight. This individual hit six to eight fours within their maiden Test 50.
Rangana Herath, who had previously been 26 not out there, was the next-highest scorer.
Sri Lanka gained the primary Test in the southeast coast village regarding Galle through the innings.
Even so the owners encountered an earlier collapse on Thurs, sacrificing a number of wickets before meal and one more a couple of before herbal tea.
Jerome Taylor clean-bowled Dinesh Chandimal with regard to twenty five as soon as the batsman’s hundred years in the 1st Test shown a key component within Sri Lanka’s earn. Kusal Perera was trapped and bowled through Warrican with regard to 07.
From the 1st procedure before meal, the guests tasted first accomplishment while Taylor had opener Kaushal Silva trapped driving over last baseball for just a duck.
Umpire Rods Tucker was pressured to be able to invert their preliminary determination regarding not out there immediately after Dish needed an overview.
Opener Dimuth Karunaratne, which obtained 184 in the 1st Test, viewed unsure before it starts and was alongside tumble, then series debutant Kusal Mendis.
Following a last review, chief Angelo Mathews was likewise given out, trapped through Kraigg Brathwaite with 2nd ease away Dish with regard to 14.
The West Indies never have identified Sri Lanka the delighted looking ground simply because played the 1st standard Test within the island within 1993.
Now they may be alongside underside — previously mentioned merely Bangladesh — in the category desk regarding frequent Test-playing countries although Sri Lanka are one step previously mentioned these within seventh place.
Sri Lanka ‘re going through a rebuilding phase as soon as the the latest retirements regarding star batsmen Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene. They ended up nevertheless simply too powerful for that guests within Galle.